10 College Football Teams Attracting the Most Fans

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Major college football is a billion dollar business. Anyone doubting that statement can look at the attendance figures for Football Bowl Subdivision teams across the country and have their doubts erased. CBS Sports compiled the attendance data for all 128 FBS teams in 2014 and found that the average attendance for a FBS game in 2014 was 43,483. While this was the lowest average since the 2000 season, when you think about games are played in a college football season, the total number of people to attend a college football game in 2014 is well into 10-figures. Here is a look at the top 10 schools in terms of average attendance per home game in 2014.

* Data does not include neutral-site games

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10.  Nebraska

2014 Average Attendance: 91,249

Stadium: Memorial Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 91,471

2014 Record:  9-3 

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9.  Georgia

2014 Average Attendance: 92,756

Stadium: Sanford Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 92,746

2014 Record:  9-3

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8.  Texas

2014 Average Attendance: 94,103

Stadium: Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 100,119

2014 Record:  6-6

 

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7.  Tennessee

2014 Average Attendance: 99,754

Stadium: Neyland Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 102,455

2014 Record:  6-6 

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6.  Alabama

2014 Average Attendance: 101,534

Stadium: Bryant-Denny Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 101,821

2014 Record:  12-1

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5.  Penn State

2014 Average Attendance: 101,623

Stadium: Beaver Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 107,282

2014 Record:  6-6

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4.  LSU

2014 Average Attendance: 101,723

Stadium: Tiger Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 102,321

2014 Record:  8-4

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3.  Michigan

2014 Average Attendance: 104,909

Stadium: Michigan Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 109,901

2014 Record:  5-7

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2.  Texas A&M

2014 Average Attendance: 105,123

Stadium: Kyle Field

Stadium Capacity: 106,511

2014 Record:  7-5

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1.  Ohio State

2014 Average Attendance: 106,296

Stadium: Ohio Stadium

Stadium Capacity: 104,944

2014 Record:  12-1