Texas is considered the second-biggest state in the United States when it comes to population and is home to multiple major professional sports teams. The state is situated in the South-Central region of the country, which means most sports teams participate in the West, South, or Central divisions. The most popular sports teams from Texas include the Houston Astros from the MLB, the Texas Rangers from the MLB, the Dallas Mavericks from the NBA, the Houston Rockets from the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs from the NBA, the FC Dallas from the MLS, and the Houston Texans from the NFL. The state also impresses with an excellent selection of stadiums for all major sporting events.
Kyle Field is regarded as the biggest stadium within the state of Texas. It’s situated and owned by the Texas A&M University which also serves as the home for the Texas A&M Aggie football squad. It comes with a 102,995 seating capacity, which makes it the fourth-biggest stadium in the country and the fifth-biggest stadium in the world when it comes to non-racing events. Even though it as the largest seating capacity, it’s still overshadowed by the enormous AT&T stadium with a larger overall size and a standing bay. The record attendance at the stadium was 110,631 which was accomplished in 2014 when the home team lost against the incredible Ole Miss Rebels.
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The Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is considered the second biggest stadium within the state of Texas. It’s situated in Austin and is also home to the Longhorns football team from the University of Texas located in Austin. The stadium comes equipped with a 100,119 seating capacity but has a 102,315 record attendance during 2016 when the home team played against the University of Notre Dame. It’s considered the 8th biggest stadium in the country and is the 9th biggest stadium in the world. The stadium was initially constructed in 1924 and has managed to expand on several occasion s since to reach the seating capacity it currently has.
Previously referred to like the Cowboys Stadium, the AT&T Stadium is regarded as the third biggest stadium within the state of Texas and is home to the Cotton Bowl Classic and the Dallas Cowboys from the National Football League. The city of Arlington completed the stadium in 2009. The stadium also plays host to a wide range of other sporting events, including soccer matches, redoes, college football games, high school football games, concerts, and basketball matches. You will even find motocross events and spartan races at the stadium. The stadium has an 80,000 seating capacity but can also expand to seat 100,000 spectators when necessary. The maximum seating capacity is around 105,000. The stadium had 108,713 spectators in 2010 during the NBA All-Star Game. Other massive stadiums in Texas include the Cotton Bowl, the NRG Stadium, the Rice Stadium, the Alamodome, and the Jones AT&T Stadium.