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April 29, 2008 11:02 AM

Spring game attendance numbers

Posted by Bob Condotta

A few sports information directors around the country, led by Dave Plati of Colorado, have compiled a list of attendances for spring games this year.

Here are some of the numbers:

2008 SPRING FOOTBALL GAME ATTENDANCE
School (cost) Attendance
*ALABAMA ........................... 78,200
*ARIZONA STATE .................. 5,000
ARKANSAS............................ 40,200
^AUBURN ($5)..................... 35,000
BOISE STATE ($7).................. 7,500
*BRIGHAM YOUNG............... 16,700
*CINCINNATI........................ 10,142
*CLEMSON ........................... 25,000
*COLORADO......................... 17,800
*COLORADO STATE .............. 6,100
EAST CAROLINA ($5)............. 5,053
^FLORIDA ........................... 61,000
*FLORIDA STATE .................. 30,000
*FRESNO STATE.................... 2,600
GEORGIA.............................. 19,874
*GEORGIA TECH................... 8,500
*HAWAII............................... 9,300
*HOUSTON........................... 3,500
*IDAHO................................ 5,100
ILLINOIS............................... 12,531
*IOWA.................................. 15,352
*IOWA STATE........................ 8,000
*KANSAS .............................. 10,000
KANSAS STATE ($5)............... 15,523
*KENTUCKY.......................... 8,500
*LOUISIANA STATE ............... 33,624
*LOUISIANA TECH ................ 5,103
*LOUISVILLE......................... 17,200
MARSHALL ($5)..................... 6,701
*MARYLAND......................... 10,221
*MIAMI-FLA. ........................ 11,000
MICHIGAN STATE ................. 27,000
*MINNESOTA........................ 7,200
^MISSISSIPPI ($10) ............... 28,311
^MISSISSIPPI STATE ($5) ...... 10,000
MISSOURI ($3) ...................... 26,322
*NAVY .................................. 2,497
NEBRASKA ($4-10)................. 80,149
NORTH CAROLINA STATE...... 15,273
*NORTH TEXAS..................... 3,169
NOTRE DAME ($8-15) ............ 30,286
OHIO STATE ($5) .................. 76,346
OKLAHOMA.......................... 23,306
*OKLAHOMA STATE.............. 20,000
*OREGON ............................. 14,107
OREGON STATE .................... MAY 3
*PENN STATE........................ 73,000
*PITTSBURGH ....................... 7,549
*PURDUE.............................. 9,500
RUTGERS ($5) ....................... 14,501
*SOUTH CAROLINA .............. 31,125
^SOUTHERN MISS ($5-10) .... 11,126
*STANFORD .......................... 2,000
*SYRACUSE ........................... 3,428
TENNESSEE ........................... 28,898
*TEXAS ................................. 43,000
^TEXAS A & M ($5)............... 32,000
*TEXAS TECH ........................ 11,250
*UCLA................................... 15,052
^USC ($10)........................... 22,000
*UTAH .................................. 4,500
*VIRGINIA............................. 5,000
*VIRGINIA TECH ................... 30,000
*WAKE FOREST...................... 4,100
*WASHINGTON ..................... 9,000
*WASHINGTON STATE........... 900
WEST VIRGINIA ($5) .............. 18,000
*WESTERN KENTUCKY........... 2,000
*WESTERN MICHIGAN........... 1,305
*WISCONSIN ......................... 22,000
*WYOMING........................... 1,700
*ANONYMOUS ...................... 6,000
NATIONAL AVERAGE (all)............. 14,331
MEDIAN ........................................ 8,000
*---denotes does not charge admission.
^---students admitted free; all 12-and under free at USC; alumni-card holders at Florida admitted free (also has 2-for-1 sponsor deal); all college age and under admitted free at Texas A & M.
NO SPRING GAME: Air Force, Akron, BYU, California, North Carolina (cancelled/weather), Toledo
CLOSED SPRING GAME DUE TO STADIUM CONSTRUCTION: Michigan

At many places, including UW, these are estimates.

Some other interesting notes passed along:
--- Brigham Young, Fresno State and Washington State had final practices with scrimmages open to the public (numbers are included above).

--- Boise State includes spring game ticket as part of previous season's package.

--- New Mexico took its spring game on the road to Santa Fe.

--- In lieu of charging, Iowa asks fans to bring one non-perishable food item that is donated to a local crisis center. Missouri charged $3, but fans who brought three cans of food items to donate to a local food bank. Most of Ohio State's revenue is split among four designated charities. Notre Dame's is a fundraiser for local alumni club scholarship fund. Rutgers' benefits two local hospitals. All proceeds at West Virginia go to WVU's Children's Hospital.

--- Nebraska charges $10 for 25,000 reserved seats, general admission at $4 and $8, with kids 6 and under free along with other youth promotions for free admittance (UNL students and staff, former players free).

--- Known school records were set at Florida (61,000), Mississippi (28,311), Missouri (26,322), Colorado (17,800) and South Florida (4,607).

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