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Athlon Sports had 12 SEC experts rank their favorite SEC stadiums and LSU's Tiger Stadium was ranked No. 1.

The voting was based on atmosphere, fan support, home-field advantage, amenities, tailgating, surrounding campus, and the college town. Some of the voters included Tim Brando, Dan Wolken, and Steven Godfrey.

Here are the results:

1. Tiger Stadium, LSU
Opened: 1924 Capacity: 100,000
Be it the vast and unique tailgating menu or Richter Scale-registering fans, few places in the nation can send chills down your spine like Tiger Stadium. As one of the loudest and most rabid atmospheres in the nation, LSU boasts one of the most daunting home-field advantages in college football — especially at night. A $70 million renovation is underway to push Tiger Stadium’s capacity to 100,000, only furthering a hallowed reputation as one of the nation’s top venues. There is a reason Tiger Stadium got eight first-place votes in our poll.

2. Kyle Field, Texas A&M
Opened: 1904 Capacity: 102,500*
3. Sanford Stadium, Georgia
Opened: 1929 Capacity: 92,746
4. Neyland Stadium, Tennessee
Opened: 1921 Capacity: 102,455
5. Bryant-Denny Stadium, Alabama
Opened: 1929 Capacity: 101,821
6. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Florida
Opened: 1930 Capacity: 88,548
7. Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn
Opened: 1939 Capacity: 87,451
8. Williams-Brice Stadium, South Carolina
Opened: 1934 Capacity: 80,250
9t. Donald W. Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium, Arkansas
Opened: 1938 Capacity: 72,000
9t. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss
Opened: 1915 Capacity: 60,580
11. Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium, Missouri
Opened: 1927 Capacity: 77,000
12. Davis Wade Stadium, Mississippi State
Opened: 1914 Capacity: 61,337
13. Commonwealth Stadium, Kentucky
Opened: 1973 Capacity: 67,692
14. Vanderbilt Stadium, Vanderbilt
Opened: 1922 Capacity: 40,350
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Mulerider120 months
I wasn't nearly as impressed with Kyle Field as I thought I would have been. The open end killed the noise so maybe the renovation will change that. Kyle Field is no Tiger Stadium.
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TheFlyingTiger120 months
but... the asterisk

and i swear to god, if you want me to pronounce it "JEERRRRRRRRRDDDDAN hare"

change the spelling for F's sake
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jondavid11120 months
Unless you mean Kyle Field should have serious no. 1 consideration. As LSU fan I say Kyle Field is a close second.
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Delacroix120 months
Can't take this list seriously if they have Kyle Field at #2
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