Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, also known as Ben Hill Griffin Stadium or Ben Hill-Griffin Stadium, is a football stadium located in downtown Gainesville, Florida. The stadium is home to the Florida Gators football team, and the facility opened in 1924. Griffin Stadium, which is named after the late Ben Hill Griffin, is also host to other sporting events, such as the American Athletic Conference’s Florida Atlantic Owls football. The stadium’s current capacity is 82,500, and it features a retractable roof.
Home to the University of Florida football and basketball teams, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium seats more than 102,000. This stadium is the second-largest in the world. The Gators lead the SEC in yards per game and points per game. The team has won six national championships: two football, one basketball, three in baseball, and one in gymnastics. The stadium underwent major renovations between 2009 and 2011, adding 11,000 seats. The biggest renovation since 1999 took place between 2008 and 2010, adding 1,000 more seats.
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Gainesville, Florida, United States. The stadium is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the Florida Atlantic Owls football team. The Owls are members of the Sun Belt Conference, and have played their home games at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium since 1996. The stadium was originally built in 1947 and named Ben Hill Griffin Stadium after noted Gainesville developer Ben Hill Griffin.
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, nicknamed “The Swamp”, is an outdoor American football stadium in Gainesville, Florida, United States. The stadium is home to the Florida Gator football team and is located northeast of the intersection of University Avenue and Paynes Prairie Road. It is also home to the United States Military Academy at West Point’s football team. The stadium, which is partially below ground, has a capacity of 80,000. The field features the collegiately approved FieldTurf artificial playing surface. The Gators originally played home games at horse track D. K. “Ding” Darling Memorial Stadium, located across the street on the northwest corner of campus. The stadium was renovated for the 2002 season.
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is a college football stadium in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The capacity is 40,000, making it the largest football stadium in the state. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is home to the Florida Gator football team, which plays its home games at the stadium. The ground is named after Ben Hill Griffin, the first Gator football player to graduate from the University of Florida.