- Address: 600 Stadium Drive, Lincoln
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 85,000
- Opened: 20 October 1923
- Main use: American football
- Tenants: Nebraska Cornhuskers (American football)
Extra stadium info – Memorial Stadium
The venue, nicknamed The Sea of Red, opened in 1923 with a capacity of 31,000. It was renovated several times. The Memorial Stadium’s first expansion came in 1964. It is owned by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The research university opened in 1869. The venue named Memorial Stadium became the largest sports venue by capacity in Nebraska.
The stadium’s record attendance was broken in 2023, when 92,000 people attended a women’s volleyball match at the Memorial Stadium. Its previous record attendance was broken when 91,000 people showed up for an American football game. The women’s volleyball team of the Nebraska Cornhuskers won the match, which attracted a crowd of 92,000. They won the game 3-0 after beating the Omaha Mavericks. The volleyball match became the best attended women’s sports match ever.
The American football team of the Nebraska Cornhuskers
The American football team of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, one of the first college sports teams with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, use the Memorial Stadium for home games. They moved to the venue in 1923. The Cornhuskers played numerous American football matches at the Memorial Stadium in front of capacity crowds.