|Location||2727 Leo Harris Parkway|
Eugene, OR 97401
|Opened||September 23, 1967|
|Owner||University of Oregon|
|Operator||University of Oregon|
|Construction cost||$2. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The University of Oregon (UO is a public, Coeducational Research university in Eugene Oregon, United States. The University of Oregon (UO is a public, Coeducational Research university in Eugene Oregon, United States. FieldTurf Tarkett, a division of Tarkett Inc is a Peachtree City GA -based company that manufactures and installs Artificial turf playing surfaces identified 5 million USD,|
$80 million (2002 renovation)
|Architect||Skidmore, Owings and Merrill|
Ellerbe Becket (2002 renovation)
|Tenants||University of Oregon Ducks (NCAA) (1967-Present)|
Autzen Stadium is an outdoor football stadium in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The United States dollar ( sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of Currency of the United States; it has also been Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM is a Chicago -based Architectural and Engineering firm that was formed in 1936 by Louis Skidmore and Ellerbe Becket is a Minneapolis Minnesota -based employee-owned firms that is one of the world's largest Architectural firms The Oregon Ducks refers to the sports teams of the University of Oregon, located in Eugene Oregon, United States. The National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA, often pronounced "N-C-Double-A" is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions conferences organizations American football, known in the United States and Canada simply as football, is a competitive Team sport known for mixing strategy with A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting The city of Eugene ( "yoo-JEEN") is the County seat of Lane County, Oregon, The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Located north of the University of Oregon campus, it is the home field of the Oregon Ducks of the Pacific-10 Conference. The University of Oregon (UO is a public, Coeducational Research university in Eugene Oregon, United States. The Oregon Ducks refers to the sports teams of the University of Oregon, located in Eugene Oregon, United States. The Pacific-10 Conference ( Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. Originally opened in 1967, the stadium has undergone several expansions; the official capacity is 54,000, though official attendance has exceeded that number every game since 1999. Athletics Marathon August 5 &mdash Pan American Games Marathon, Winnipeg Canada Men's 
Prior to 1967, the Ducks played on Hayward Field. Hayward Field at University of Oregon is one of the most well-known historic track and field stadiums in the United States. Recognizing that the football team had outgrown that facility, Oregon athletic director Leo Harris led a campaign to build a new stadium on 90 acres that he had acquired for the purpose in the 1950s. Leo A Harris ( August 6 1904 – April 22 1990) was an American College football player and coach and the first 
The stadium, designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, was built within an artificial crater to eliminate the need for multilevel ramps. Skidmore Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM is a Chicago -based Architectural and Engineering firm that was formed in 1936 by Louis Skidmore and As a result, construction took just nine months and cost approximately $2. 5 million. $250,000 was contributed by the Autzen Foundation, headed by Portland lumberman Thomas J. Autzen, for whom the stadium was named. Portland is a city located in the Northwestern United States, near the Confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers Thomas J Autzen (1888 – 1958 was a German-American pioneer in Plywood manufacturing best known for establishing a philanthropic foundation to support the construction of  Thomas J. Autzen is actually an alumnus of Oregon State University. Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United His donation to the University of Oregon is linked to his son's attendance at the school during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
The first game played at Autzen Stadium was on September 23, 1967 in which Colorado defeated Oregon, 17-13. Events 1122 - Concordat of Worms. 1459 - Battle of Blore Heath, the first major battle of the English Athletics Marathon August 5 &mdash Pan American Games Marathon, Winnipeg Canada Men's The University of Colorado at Boulder ( CU-Boulder, UCB officially Colorado and CU colloquially is the Flagship University Oregon's first win in the stadium occurred on October 21, when Idaho was defeated 31-6. Events 1512 - Martin Luther joins the theological faculty of the University of Wittenberg. The University of Idaho is Idaho 's oldest public university located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. That was the only victory for Oregon at Autzen Stadium that year.
The stadium alternates with Reser Stadium at Oregon State University in hosting the Civil War game between Oregon and Oregon State. Reser Stadium is an outdoor football Stadium on the campus of Oregon State University in Corvallis Oregon, United States. Oregon State University ( OSU) is a Coeducational public Research[[ university]] located in Corvallis, Oregon, United The Civil War is the colloquial name for the annual College American Football game in the U
In 1988, a $2. Luxury box or luxury suite is the North American term for a special seating section in Arenas Stadiums and other sports venues 3 million renovation built a new press box on the south side of the stadium and converted the original north side press box to luxury suites. Luxury box or luxury suite is the North American term for a special seating section in Arenas Stadiums and other sports venues 
In 1995, the field was named Rich Brooks Field. Rich Brooks (born August 20, 1941, Forest California, United States) is an American football coach and the head football Brooks, currently is the head coach at Kentucky, coached the Ducks from 1977-94, and led the Ducks to their first outright Pac-10 title in school history in 1994. The University of Kentucky, also known as UK, is a public, Co-educational, University, and is also the state's land-grant university located The Pacific-10 Conference ( Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States.
In 2002, a $90 million facelift and expansion added seating and luxury boxes to the south sideline, bringing capacity up to its current size. 
The Ducks have a current streak of 55 straight sellouts at Autzen going back to the 1999 season. The highest attendance at Autzen was 59,379 on November 3, 2007, when the Ducks beat the Arizona State Sun Devils 35-23. Events 644 - Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim Caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Arizona State University has nine men's and eleven women's varsity teams competing in the NCAA Pacific Ten Conference.
From 1997 to 2001, the Ducks had a 23-game home winning streak at Autzen Stadium that ended with a 49-42 loss to Stanford. The Stanford Cardinal is the nickname of the athletic teams at Stanford University. 
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The stadium is located just north of the Willamette River, next to Alton Baker Park. The Willamette River (pronounced) is a Tributary of the Columbia River. Alton Baker Park is located in Eugene Oregon, United States, near Autzen Stadium. Students typically travel to the stadium by walking from the Oregon campus over the Autzen Footbridge, which passes over the Willamette. The FieldTurf playing field is at an elevation of 420 feet (130 m) above sea level and is laid out in a non-traditional east-west orientation. FieldTurf Tarkett, a division of Tarkett Inc is a Peachtree City GA -based company that manufactures and installs Artificial turf playing surfaces identified The term above mean sea level ( AMSL) refers to the Elevation (on the ground or Altitude (in the Air) of any object relative to the
Autzen is known for its crowd noise. On October 27, 2007, during a 24-17 defeat of the USC Trojans, a record crowd of 59,277 fans was recorded at 127. Events 312 - Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The phrase "USC Trojans" also refers to the University of Southern California student body in general 2 decibels. The decibel ( dB) is a logarithmic unit of measurement that expresses the magnitude of a physical quantity (usually power or intensity relative to A similarly-loud 31-27 upset of third-ranked Michigan in 2003 prompted a Michigan Daily columnist to write
|“||Autzen's 59,000 strong make the Big House sound like a pathetic whimper. The Michigan Wolverines comprise 24 varsity sports teams at the University of Michigan which compete in the NCAA 's Division I and in the Big Ten Michigan Stadium, nicknamed The Big House, is the football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It's louder than . . . The Swamp at Florida, The Shoe in Columbus, and Death Valley at Louisiana State. Florida Gators football Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (aka The Swamp) is the American football Stadium for the University of Florida Ohio Stadium (also known as The Horseshoe, simply The ’Shoe and The House Harley Built) is the home of the Buckeyes football Tiger Stadium is the home field of Louisiana State University American football team. Autzen Stadium is where great teams go to die.||”|
Michigan coach Lloyd Carr later said that Autzen Stadium was the loudest stadium he'd ever been in. Lloyd H Carr (born July 30, 1945) is the former Head coach of the University of Michigan football team, a job he held from 1995 
In 2006, a Sporting News columnist named Autzen the most intimidating college football stadium in the nation. Sporting News (previously The Sporting News, and known colloquially as TSN) is an American -based Sports 
Besides Ducks football, Autzen also plays host to other events, marching band competitions, Oregon high school football 6A, 5A, and 4A championships (until the 2006 season), and musical concerts, including U2 and numerous performances by the Grateful Dead. Leland "Lee" Corso (born 1936 is a sports broadcaster and Football analyst for ESPN College GameDay is an ESPN show covering College football. It first aired in 1987 with Tim Brando as host and Lee Corso and A marching band is in the broadest terms a group of performers that consist of instrumental Musicians and sometimes dance teams / color guard who generally perform The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is currently the largest sporting arena in the state of Oregon.