Ohio State reportedly proposes football stadium seat expansion

Ohio State reportedly proposes football stadium seat expansion
May 31, 2014, 1:45 pm
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(Associated Press)

According to a report from Tim May of The Columbus Dispatch, the fourth-largest college football stadium in the country is about to get even larger. And subsequently become the third-largest in the process.

Ohio State's athletic department plans to submit a proposal to its board of trustees, the report says, seeking approval on a $9 million addition that would add 2,500 seats to Ohio Stadium, bringing the total capacity of the stadium to 104,829.

That would effectively bump it ahead of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium, which hold a measly, puny, nearly irrelevant 102,455.

Cough.

Maryland will welcome Ohio State to College Park on Oct. 4, 2014, for its second-ever conference football game as a member of the Big Ten -- to a stadium that's nearly half the size of The Horseshoe. According to the school's website, Byrd Stadium holds 54,000 fans as of 2007.

Michigan's Big House remains the biggest college football stadium in the country with a capacity that registers a shade under 110,000. Beaver Stadium, home of Penn State, ranks second at 106,572. 

(h/t BTN)

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