Sanford Stadium History
The original Sanford Stadium was built in the late 1920s, but since that time the stadium
has seemed to grow forth from the famous hedges that line the stadium. The first expansion was completed in 1940 when lights
were added so the team could play their first night game. Over the years, there have been plenty of other renovations and
now there is a capacity of more than 92,000, giving it the scope to match the talent level on the football field and making
it one of the biggest venues in all of American sports. When the game gets going and you're getting more and more absorbed
in the game as you anticipate an epic finale, you'll see why Georgia Bulldogs football at Sanford Stadium is a tradition like
Sanford Stadium Events
Sanford Stadium is the home of the Georgia Bulldogs football team,
and this venue sees some incredible football each and every season. The Bulldogs play in the SEC, considered by many fans
to be the best conference in the sport of college football. The Bulldogs have to play some of the toughest teams in the game
every season, and this year will be no different. Georgia will host the Tennessee Volunteers on September 27th for what should
be one of the better contests of the season. The Vols always have a strong squad, so it's going to take a big effort from
the Bulldogs to earn the victory in this one. Another big game will come to Sanford Stadium on November 15th when the Auburn
Tigers hit the field. The Tigers often are one of the better teams in the nation, so outdoing them is going to take some of
the Bulldogs' best football.
Sanford Stadium can be found on the University of Georgia campus
in Athens, GA. Athens is a city located in Clarke County. Nicknamed "The Classic City," Athens has a population of more than
100,000 people. This city is best-known for being the home of the University of Georgia, an academic institution that draws
plenty of visitors to the area each year. Many visitors come to catch a Georgia football game at Sanford Stadium, and they're
treated to some of the best college pigskin action you can find.
Stanford Stadium Trivia
Who did the Georgia
Bulldogs play again in their first game at Sanford Stadium?
The answer is the Yale Bulldogs. Yale was favored in the
game, but the Bulldogs prevailed thanks to a stout defense that did not allow Yale to score a single point.
Stadium Seating Layout
With a capacity that can expand to more than 92,000 this is one of the most amazing college
football venues that you're going to find anywhere in the country. When the Bulldogs are digging in against a top-tier opponent,
with the fans eagerly anticipating an epic finale, you'll see loud and clear why Sanford Stadium is simply the place to be.
The fans around Athens, Georgia know a thing or two about showing their passion and support from year to year and season to
season, and you can join them in the stands.