Gerald Ford Stadium

Gerald Ford Stadium

Gerald Ford Stadium History

If you've been anticipating the start of college football season ever since it ended last year, then you are in luck, as the Gerald Ford Stadium in Dallas is sure to be rocking all season long as the SMU Mustangs hit the field looking to put on a show for their dedicated fan base. This is one of the most prominent teams in Texas, which is saying something in itself, which is part of the reason that the big games at Gerald Ford Stadium are absolutely filled to the brim with nail-biting excitement on a regular basis. Come out and see a big game and you'll end up with a great experience absolutely loaded to the brim with memorable moments that you'll be talking about a long time after it's all over.

Ever since Gerald Ford Stadium opened in 2000 with a game between the Mustangs and the Kansas Jayhawks, this has been a venue that has had its fair share of fanfare from one season to the next. This is a venue that has held the Armed Forces Bowl, the Battle for the Iron Skillet and plenty of other big games, making it always a good idea to keep an eye on the calendar of events to make sure that you don't miss a second of the action. Once you're there in the middle of a close game that could go either way, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.

Gerald Ford Stadium Events

Coined after billionaire banker, Gerald J. Ford, not the former President, Gerald Ford Stadium is situated in University Park, Texas, just inside the city of Dallas' city limits. Here, it's all about big boy college football, making it the place to see a big game with more than 30,000 of your fellow fans. When the Mustangs hit the field for a highly anticipated game, this is a place that comes roaring to life, and it will be easy to see that you're right in the heart of football country. The Mustangs remain one of the prominent teams in college football, with great players like Eric Dickerson and Doak Walker representing just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the talent that this program has had. With another talented team taking to the field at Gerald Ford Stadium, it doesn't get any better than this.

Gerald Ford Stadium Trivia

Did you know that the 2010 Armed Services Bowl set the attendance record at Gerald Ford Stadium?

With 36,742 for the big game between the Army Black Knights and the SMU Mustangs, the game was the biggest in the history of the venue despite several other close calls.

Gerald Ford Stadium Football Experience

Gerald Ford Stadium currently has a maximum capacity of more than 35,000 fans which it has achieved more than 20 times to date. Whether you are seated in the end zone, the bleachers, or the upper deck you are sure to have a great view of all of the action on the field. Watching an SMU Mustangs game at home is always fun but nothing matches the thrill of cheering along with tens of thousands of other fans who love the team every bit as much as you do. When the game is up for grabs and Gerald Ford Stadium is rocking, you'll see loud and clear what SMU football is all about.

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