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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 22, 2012
The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again
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August 22, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Pac-12—the most worshipped spots on campus—blend tradition and scenery, sound and feasts to keep fans making their sweet pilgrimages, time and again

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So here's a toast, Pac-12 fans! Teams may come and go, but year in and year out, you're right up there when it comes to the BCS (Best College Stadiums).

OREGON DUCKS AUTZEN STADIUM

CAPACITY 54,000

FIRST GAME Sept. 23, 1967 Oregon 13, Colorado 17

FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 27,500

MOST RECENT RENOVATION 2002

SIGNATURE FEATURE Noise

PATRON SAINT Coach Mike Bellotti (116--55)

INDELIBLE MOMENT On Oct. 22, 1994, as Washington drove for the go-ahead score with a little more than a minute remaining, Ducks cornerback Kenny Wheaton intercepted a pass from Huskies QB Damon Huard and went 97 yards to seal a 31--20 win. The play has been immortalized as the Pick.

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