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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 21, 2012
The stadiums of the Big Ten—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition, smart details and a homey atmosphere to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again
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August 21, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Big Ten—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition, smart details and a homey atmosphere to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again

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INITIAL CAPACITY 14,000

MOST RECENT RENOVATION 2005

SIGNATURE FEATURE Clips are played from the movie 300 while the fans answer the question, "Spartans, what is your profession?" ("War!")

PATRON SAINT Coach Hugh (Duffy) Daugherty (109-69-5)

INDELIBLE MOMENT The Game of the Century. On Nov. 19, 1966, undefeated Notre Dame visited the unbeaten Spartans, but anticipation turned to frustration: On the last series the Fighting Irish chose to run out the clock and settle for a 10--10 tie. Both schools claimed the national title.

COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE Spartans emerged after a 1925 college-sponsored nickname contest to replace the original nickname, Aggies.

NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS

MEMORIAL STADIUM

CAPACITY 81,067

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