Home Football Big Ten Michigan Stadium decreases capacity by 2,000

Michigan Stadium decreases capacity by 2,000


The Big House is still gigantic, but it will be just slightly smaller for Jim Harbaugh’s inaugural run as the Michigan Wolverines head coach.

On Friday morning, the University of Michigan announecd that the capacity at Michigan Stadium has been decreased by 2,000 after “several seating adjustments.” According to the university, the seating adjustments were made to ” its accessibility and configuration adjustments for major non-football events.”

The new official capacity of 107,601.

“Our facilities group has done a phenomenal job in increasing the accessibility of Michigan Stadium while minimizing the reduction in seat locations,” said Kurt Svoboda, Associate Athletic Director for External Communications and Public Relations. “These shifts have taken place over several seasons; each adjustment causes a ripple effect in seating due to the large number of season ticket holders at U-M. We are incredibly thankful to the response of fans who have been affected by changes in seat locations.”

With the new seating arrangements and capacity, the tickets for Michigan home games will now be at a premium.

Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news and exclusive giveaways!

*Featured Photo (above) credit to Michigan Athletics


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Must Read

Hottest Female News Anchors In The World

The news industry is booming with a whirlwind of events taking place across the world. With the wide range of politics, sports, and news...
- Advertisment -