Most fans of SEC schools are passionate and facilities around the conference are some of the best in the country.
Students were asked “How do you rate the recreational/athletic facilities at your school?” as well as “How popular are intercollegiate sports at your school?” in the survey.
Auburn was the top ranked SEC school in both categories. Only Purdue and Penn State were said to have better athletic facilities than the Tigers. While it wasn’t very scientific in nature, it’s clear Auburn students have a lot school pride. It’s not surprising given the recent success in the football program including a national championship with Cam Newton as well as the “Kick six” in the past six years.
According to Auburn, Jordan-Hare Stadium is the 10th-largest on-campus stadium in the country with a capacity of 87,451. At full capacity, Jordan-Hare Stadium becomes Alabama’s fifth-largest city. It’s video board is currently the largest in the country.