Posted September 4th, 2008 by Matt
Filed under: Football

Notre Dame Stadium and Touchdown Jesus

Notre Dame Stadium and Touchdown Jesus

1. Notre Dame Stadium

Of all of the college football stadiums in the country, none have the aura or mystique of Notre Dame Stadium. Maybe it’s because I have watched the movie Rudy so many times (greatest sports movie ever), but there is just something about this stadium that makes we want to watch a game there. And even though I usually feel Notre Dame is the most over-hyped team in the nation, they still have the best stadium in college football.

The following quote probably sums up everything best:

“This is not merely a football field,” says Notre Dame’s Official Campus Guide. “It is an experience, a uniquely Notre Dame synthesis of sport, tradition, pride, loyalty, and belief.

It is haunted by a thousand ghosts of glorious seasons past: the Four Horsemen riding into immortality on the words of Grantland Rice; the multi-talented George Gipp and “Jumpin’ Joe” Savoldi; Joe Montana, a field general in a green jersey; Raghib “The Rocket” Ismail flying toward the end zone; and, of course, Knute Rockne, pioneer of the forward pass, master of the locker room speech, brilliant motivator, relentless innovator, and though gone from the gridiron since 1930, still the most victorious coach (winning an amazing .881 of his games) in college football history.”

I know this might not be everyone’s favorite, but it is definitely mine. Check back soon for more of our Top 5’s.

College football’s best stadiums
  1. Notre Dame Stadium
  2. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field
  3. Tiger Stadium
  4. Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium
  5. Michigan Stadium

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  1. reply to  #1

    Hook'em Horns

    I would put the swamp as the number one stadium. But that is me.

  2. reply to  #2

    ryan burton

    Are You kidding. LSU has the best fans, most loudest, and most tradition.

  3. reply to  #3


    I would agree with you that LSU has some of the loudest fans, but more tradition than Notre Dame? Come on now.

  4. reply to  #4


    This is kind of a joke. This is more of a testament to fan bias than weighing variables on stadiums. No Rose Bowl? No Stanford Stadium? Don’t take this poll seriously because it’s not serious.

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