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Bryant-Denny Stadium

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Identification

Bryant-Denny Stadium
208765

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Structure in General

stadium
existing [completed]
modernism

Usages

american football

Facts

  • Officially opened on September 28, 1929 as Denny Stadium, the stadium originally had a maximum capacity of only 6,000 spectators.
  • The stadium takes its name from former University president George Denny and legendary, former Alabama head football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.
  • Located in the southwestern portion of the university campus, this is the largest and most impressive structure within Tuscaloosa.
  • The 2006 expansion resulted in bringing the seating capacity to 92,138 with the addition of an upper deck and additional luxury boxes in the north end zone.
  • The current south end zone expansion will result in raising its seating capacity to 100,938 spectators at a cost of $46 million to be complete by July 2010.
  • After numerous expansions throughout its history, the stadium reached a maximum capacity of 83,818 spectators following the 1998 expansion.
  • Home of University of Alabama football, which since 1892 has won 13 National Championships, 22 SEC Championships, and made appearances in 57 separate, postseason bowls.

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Location

950 Paul W. Bryant Drive
900 Colonial Drive, 601 Wallace Wade Avenue
950 Paul W. Bryant Drive
35487
Tuscaloosa
Alabama
U.S.A.

Technical Data

1929
2010
101,821
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  • One of the city's famous buildings
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