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Encyclopedia > Yager Stadium

Fred C. Yager Stadium is the main football facility at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where the Division 1-A Miami RedHawks compete in intercollegiate football against other schools in the mid-major Mid-American Conference and non-conference foes. It has a capacity of 30,000 spectators, and was built in 1983. For the University of Miami in Florida, see University of Miami Miami University is a public university founded in 1809. ... Oxford is a city located in southwestern Ohio in northwestern Butler County in Oxford Township, originally called the College Township. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The Mid-American Conference is a College Athletic Conference whose members are located mainly in the Midwestern United States; nine of the schools are in Ohio and Michigan alone. ... 1983 is an integer and composite number that represents a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A Cradle of Coaches room is inside the stadium. Due to the successes of Miami's football program, substantial upgrades of the facility are in progress, including a new video scoreboard, Cradle of Coaches plaza, and new student bleacher section. A record attendance was set at the 1999 Miami-Marshall game, which saw 30,087 spectators. Reputation given to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for producing star football coaches such as Paul Brown, Woody Hayes, Bill Arnsparger, Weeb Ewbank, Sid Gillman, Ara Parseghian, Bo Schembechler, John Pont, Jim Tressel, and Terry Hoeppner. ... Bleachers is a term used to describe the raised, tiered stands found by sports fields or at other spectator events. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Marshall Universitys Old Main administration building. ...


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Fred C. Yager Stadium (1350 words)
The stadium was originially built with a capacity of 25,183 -- a far cry from the 50,000-seat stadium that Miami faithful were looking to build in the late 1960s to replace aging Miami field -- and was expanded slightly in 1996.
Yager Stadium is characterized by the massive West grandstand.
In addition, to make it easier to attain NCAA attendance requirements, the stadium was expanded to 30,012 seats in 1996 by cramming bleachers into the corners of the stadium and in front of the larger side and end zone stands.
Yager Stadium Tickets - Yager Stadium Information - Yager Stadium Seating Chart (174 words)
The price listed for Yager Stadium tickets is the total price per ticket and may be over the printed price on the ticket.
Yager Stadium seats are together, side by side, unless otherwise noted.
Actual Yager Stadium seat numbers are withheld for the privacy of both buyer and seller.
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