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Best college football stadiums of 2024, including the Rose Bowl

Best college football stadiums: Rose Bowl, UCLA Bruins

When it comes to ranking the best college football stadiums, a variety of factors are in play, and it depends on the individual’s preference as far as which venues are among the NCAA’s true elite.

For us, the atmosphere, stadium capacity, surrounding backdrop and scenery all play huge roles, as does how prominent the team that plays there is in the modern game.

With those qualifiers plainly stated, here’s our ranking of the 30 best college football stadiums heading into the 2024 season.

30. Lane Stadium, Virginia Tech

Lane Stadium Virginia Tech
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29. Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Oklahoma

Best college football stadiums: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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28. Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina

Williams-Brice Stadium
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27. Doak Campbell Stadium, Florida State

Doak Campbell Stadium
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26. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Mississippi

Vaught-Hemingway Stadium
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25. Yulman Stadium, Tulane

Yulman Stadium
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24. Kenan Memorial Stadium, North Carolina

Kenan Memorial Stadium
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23. Husky Stadium, Washington

Husky Stadium, Washington Huskies
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22. Michie Stadium, Army

 Michie Stadium
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21. LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU

LaVell Edwards Stadium, best college football stadium
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20. Memorial Stadium, Nebraska

NCAA Football: Maryland at Nebraska
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19. Albertsons Stadium, Boise State

NCAA Football: Wyoming at Boise State
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18. Camp Randall Stadium, Wisconsin

Camp Randall Stadium
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17. Folsom Field, Colorado

Folsom Field
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16. Kyle Field, Texas A&M

Kyle Field
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15. Jordan–Hare Stadium, Auburn

 Jordan–Hare Stadium
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14. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, USC

NCAA Football: Fresno State at Southern California
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13. Sanford Stadium, Georgia

Sanford Stadium
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12. Memorial Stadium, Clemson

Memorial Stadium Clemson
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11. Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame

Best college football stadiums, Notre Dame Stadium
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10. Rose Bowl, UCLA

NCAA Football: Rose Bowl-Oregon vs Wisconsin
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9. Bryant-Denny Stadium, Alabama

NCAA Football: Middle Tennessee at Alabama
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8. Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, Texas

NCAA Football: Southern California at Texas
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7. Autzen Stadium, Oregon

NCAA Football: Southern California at Oregon
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6. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Florida

 Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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5. Neyland Stadium, Tennessee

NCAA Football: Florida at Tennessee
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4. Tiger Stadium, LSU

NCAA Football: Georgia at Louisiana State
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3. Michigan Stadium, Michigan (biggest college football stadium)

NCAA Football: Bowling Green at Michigan
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2. Beaver Stadium, Penn State

NCAA Football: Michigan at Penn State
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1. Ohio Stadium, Ohio State (best college football stadium)

Ohio State, best college football stadiums
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Biggest college football stadiums: Largest college football stadium capacities

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