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America's Best College Football Stadiums

America's best college football stadiums: Kyle Field

Glen Johnson, Texas A&M

Kyle Field: College Station, TX

The Texas Longhorns may be the state’s most renowned football program, but nobody does Saturday afternoon in the fall like the folks in College Station. With Texas A&M’s long and strong Cadet Corps tradition, its games are akin to military academy sporting events. Aggie students, collectively known as the “12th Man,” stand for the entire game. The 400-strong Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band—all of them cadets—is the world’s largest military marching band and known for its intricate precision drills. Midnight Yell pep rallies are a student staple before every home game.

Team Tradition: The Aggie Bonfire (before the Texas Longhorns game).

Typical Chant: “Beat the Hell Outta!”

Biggest Rival: University of Texas.

Postgame Hangout: The Dixie Chicken.

Stadium Capacity: Approximately 82,000; aggieathletics.com.

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