Places you’ve seen (college) games and places you’d like to see games

Jike Spingleton

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To see the Gophers:
Northwestern (8x)
Wisconsin (5x)
Iowa (4x)
Illinois (4x)
Nebraska (4x)
Purdue (4x)
Michigan (3x)
Michigan State (3x)
Ohio State (3x)
Penn State (3x)
Indiana (2x)
Maryland
Rutgers
(Also been to Michigan, Penn State, Indiana and Wisconsin for non-Gopher games)

Colorado State (2x)
Toledo
Kent State
Cal
Florida Atlantic
Bowling Green
Middle Tennessee
USC
UNLV
New Mexico State
TCU
Oregon State
Fresno State

Music City Bowl (2004, 2005)
Insight Bowl (2006, 2008)
Texas Bowl (2012, 2013)
Sun Bowl (2003)
Citrus Bowl (2014)
Holiday Bowl (2016)
Quick Lane Bowl (2018)
Outback Bowl (2019)


Other venues:
Florida
LSU
Texas
Missouri
Oregon
Stanford
UCLA
San Jose State
Tulane
Northern Illinois (Fleck caught ~15 passes)
1990 Freedom Bowl (Oregon/Colorado State)
1994 Rose Bowl (Oregon/Penn State)
2000 Insight Bowl (Pitt/Iowa State)
2000 Fiesta Bowl (Notre Dame/Oregon State)
2009 New Orleans Bowl (Southern Miss/Middle Tennessee)
2009 Emerald Bowl (USC/Boston College)
2015 New Orleans Bowl (Louisiana Tech/Arkansas State)

Wish list:
GOPHERS ROSE BOWL
Washington
Army
Colorado
Notre Dame
Tennessee
 

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Multiple times:
Minnesota {Dome and TCF)
UVa

Single visits:
Penn State
Nebraska
Florida
Miami
Outback Bowl in Tampa
Music City Bowl in Nashville.

I would say Florida was the most fun. PSU the best tailgate.

Bucket List
Rose Bowl {obviously}
Wisconsin
Iowa
Michigan
Oklahoma
Oklahoma/Texas game
LSU or Alabama
Virginia Tech only because I always meant to and never did.
 

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Wow, some fantastic lists.

Mine's a shorter list:

Been to:

Memorial Stadium
HHH Metrodump
TCF Bank Stadium
IA - Kinnick Stadium (Horrible fans)
ISU - Jack Trice Stadium (KSU v. ISU great fans)
KSU - Bill Snyder Family Stadium (KU, ISU, OSU, OU, TX, Baylor, TCU & Gophers v. KSU)

Walking tours of stadiums:

UW - Husky Stadium
Auburn - Jordan-Hare
UM - The Big House
Cal - California Memorial Stadium

On my wish list stadiums:

UW - Camp Randle
PSU - Beaver Stadium
UCLA - Rose Bowl (Gophers v. Who cares?)
 

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Our oldest is a senior at Notre Dame and we have seen many games there. Back when she was an athletic recruit we had a sideline pass (once) and were able to watch the warmups from the sidelines - fantastic experience. And on two occasions we were able to get club seats with access to all the alcohol and food you could imagine - we felt like millionaires. :)
 

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Have been...

Auburn
Washington
Washington State
Oregon State
Minnesota
Texas
(Good ole Army days!)

Want
Colorado
 


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Been to:
Iowa State
Memphis
Iowa
Penn State
Clemson
Vanderbilt

Top 2 Desires:
LSU night game
Rose Bowl/UCLA
 

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A fun read (15 year-ish old; '06 I think) is Dixieland Delight. Clay Travis traveled to a new SEC venue every week of the season and wrote a chapter on every school's game day experience. (It's pre-Missouri and aTm) He ranks them at the end from top to bottom. You'll have to read it to find out.
 

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Minnesota-3 stadiums
Washington
UCLA
Colorado
Colorado State
Air Force
New Mexico
Sun Bowl
Nebraska
Iowa
Liberty Bowl, Gophers
Outback Bowl, Gophers
North Dakota State
South Dakota State
Furman
Colorado Mesa
A bunch of NAIA stadiums when I played at that level
 

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Dome, TCF

Navy at Notre Dame, 2007- Navy’s first win in 44? Years

Texas A&M at OU 2011? felt the largest man made earthquake at the time. Got a picture with the Heisman.

OU at Iowa State 2018 nothing memorable other than seeing the Heisman Trophy winner
 



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Gopher games
TCF
Iowa
Illinios
Mich
Mich St
Ohio St
Sun Bowl
Tempe AZ bowls
Houston, TX bowl
San Diego bowl
Sam Boyd Las Vegas
Fresno St
NE Louisiana
Colorado St
Liberty Bowl

Non Gopher games
Williams Brice
North Texas
SMU stadium
The Citadel
Furman
Northern Arizona
U of Arizona
Rose Bowl (UCLA vs. Oregon)
Boise State
BYU
USC
Outback bowl
U of Texas
Gator Bowl
Cal
 

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like to see Michigan vs Michigan State in the big bowl.

Would also like to see the Gophers beat Alabama in the Rose Bowl.
 

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Been to Nebraska, Michigan, Northwestern, Raymond James, Oregon and Oregon St (double header)

would like to watch the gophers @ the rose bowl. West Virginia would be fun. App State too (I think this is the one)

Truthfully more interested in Name Games
Civil War, Iron Bowl, The Game (Harvard/Yale), Red River Rivalry, Apple Cup, The Game (OSU/Michigan), Army/Navy, Bedlam, Egg Bowl, etc. Stadiums, to me, aren’t why I go. Most kinda suck.
 

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Minnesota
Iowa
Nebraska
Northwestern
Wisconsin
Michigan
Kansas
TCU
Texas
Texas aTm
Houston
Rice
Citrus Bowl
Bluebonnet Bowl
BYU
Colorado vs Colorado St @ Mile High
Wisconsin vs LSU at NRG Stadium Houston
Numerous Texas Bowls

Disappointed on how short my list is......Would like to get to all BIG sights.
 



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I’ve only even seen live games in which the Gophers have played (College Football)

TCF x2
Las Vegas (UNLV)
Houston (Texas Bowl v Syracuse)
Tampa (Outback Bowl v Auburn)

I would love to get back to Minnesota once every 2 or 3 years and, if/when I retire, I’d love to follow the Gophers on a full season tour two consecutive years to cover most of the Big Ten...

... and Pasadena of course 😉
 

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I’ve only even seen live games in which the Gophers have played (College Football)

TCF x2
Las Vegas (UNLV)
Houston (Texas Bowl v Syracuse)
Tampa (Outback Bowl v Auburn)

I would love to get back to Minnesota once every 2 or 3 years and, if/when I retire, I’d love to follow the Gophers on a full season tour two consecutive years to cover most of the Big Ten...

... and Pasadena of course 😉
You're from England, right? That's amazing that you've made it to all those games.
 

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I began attending Gophers games with my Dad nearly 70 years ago, so I have attended games in all three home stadiums. I have attended Gophers games at the following Big Ten stadiums:
Indiana
Michigan
Michigan State
Nebraska
Northwestern
Ohio State (in 2000 when the Gophers won!)
Wisconsin

I’ve attended the following bowl games (some more than once):
Citrus
Holiday
Insight
MicronPC.com
Music City
Outback
Sun
Rose Bowl while attending the U – the 1961 game, which involved a three-day round trip train ride, and the 1962 game, when I served as a student chaperone on a round trip charter flight.

Another trip to Pasadena would be nice.
 


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Man, I'm jealous of all of you. Unfortunately with my job it makes it hard for me to travel far away for games. The more local Gopher hockey road trips were always a lot more do-able for me (been to Wisconsin, Mankato, Duluth, St. Cloud).
 

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Dome, TCF

Navy at Notre Dame, 2007- Navy’s first win in 44? Years

Texas A&M at OU 2011? felt the largest man made earthquake at the time. Got a picture with the Heisman.

OU at Iowa State 2018 nothing memorable other than seeing the Heisman Trophy winner
Wish I was at that 2007 game
I had the opportunity to go and did not go....stupid me
 

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Been to:
Wisconsin
Purdue (Brees)
Michigan (2004)
Iowa
Gophers lost all the games

Would like to go to most B1G venues. Would love to see a big SEC game.

Coolest was that I was in Philadelphia and was walking around PENN U campus. I was walking past the Palestra and the doors were open. I walked right in to see the last 2 minutes of Wisconsin beating Penn in a November game. Felt like Hoosiers. Really cool place.
 

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OOO...I see some Liberty Bowl attendees. That's some legit GH cred right there.
 


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Have the flight, and hotel, booked already for the game in Boulder next season. Hoping I can check the University of Colorado off of my list.
 

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Have the flight, and hotel, booked already for the game in Boulder next season. Hoping I can check the University of Colorado off of my list.
Same here. My wife has an old high school friend in Boulder so it was easy to convince her to go.

Gophers Memorial, Roller Dome and TCF
OSU/Gopher's in the shoe.
Notre Dame and Georgia Tech. Student section. Had to stand of course.
 

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Mine is the shortest list of all:
Memorial, Metrodome, TCF - St Thomas although that was a scrimmage.
Kinnick.

Want to see them play at all the BIG stadiums.
Rose Bowl as well.
 

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Metrodome
TCF Bank Stadium
Georgia Dome, SEC Championship x 6
Finley Stadium (UT-Chattanooga)
UNI Dome (Northern Iowa)
TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville Jaguars) ACC Championship
Swamp (Gainsville)
Doak Campbell Stadium (Tallahassee)

Given the current situation, I'd beg, borrow and steal to go to any game.
 

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Been to:
Wisconsin
Purdue (Brees)
Michigan (2004)
Iowa
Gophers lost all the games

Would like to go to most B1G venues. Would love to see a big SEC game.

Coolest was that I was in Philadelphia and was walking around PENN U campus. I was walking past the Palestra and the doors were open. I walked right in to see the last 2 minutes of Wisconsin beating Penn in a November game. Felt like Hoosiers. Really cool place.
My hope is now that my son is getting old enough to appreciate it, to just go to some random SEC game. Buy some of the home team's gear and have some fun.

I did go to a Missouri basketball game at their old arena in about 1996 - they beat #3 Kansas that day.
 

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My hope is now that my son is getting old enough to appreciate it, to just go to some random SEC game. Buy some of the home team's gear and have some fun.

I did go to a Missouri basketball game at their old arena in about 1996 - they beat #3 Kansas that day.
I always look at places with close family by to kill two birds with one stone.

That would lead me to see games at Arkansas, Rutgers, NC State, Utah Washington and Colorado. I too am waiting for kids to be a little older.
 

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Seen:
Gophers at TCF and Dome
micronpc.com bowl vs. Kansas in Tempe
Outback Bowl vs. Missouri in Tampa
Kinnick for two Gopher vs. Iowa Games
Camp Randall for two Gopher vs. Wisconsin games and one Wisconsin vs. Toledo game
Darrel K Royal for two games... Texas vs. Kansas and Texas vs. Oklahoma State
Notre Dame for Notre Dame vs. Navy

Been to, but never saw a game there:
Michigan Stadium
Rose Bowl

Where I want to go:
Anywhere, but mainly a night game at LSU, Ole Miss, any Big Ten stadium
 

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To see the Gophers:
Northwestern (8x)
Wisconsin (5x)
Iowa (4x)
Illinois (4x)
Nebraska (4x)
Purdue (4x)
Michigan (3x)
Michigan State (3x)
Ohio State (3x)
Penn State (3x)
Indiana (2x)
Maryland
Rutgers
(Also been to Michigan, Penn State, Indiana and Wisconsin for non-Gopher games)

Colorado State (2x)
Toledo
Kent State
Cal
Florida Atlantic
Bowling Green
Middle Tennessee
USC
UNLV
New Mexico State
TCU
Oregon State
Fresno State

Music City Bowl (2004, 2005)
Insight Bowl (2006, 2008)
Texas Bowl (2012, 2013)
Sun Bowl (2003)
Citrus Bowl (2014)
Holiday Bowl (2016)
Quick Lane Bowl (2018)
Outback Bowl (2019)


Other venues:
Florida
LSU
Texas
Missouri
Oregon
Stanford
UCLA
San Jose State
Tulane
Northern Illinois (Fleck caught ~15 passes)
1990 Freedom Bowl (Oregon/Colorado State)
1994 Rose Bowl (Oregon/Penn State)
2000 Insight Bowl (Pitt/Iowa State)
2000 Fiesta Bowl (Notre Dame/Oregon State)
2009 New Orleans Bowl (Southern Miss/Middle Tennessee)
2009 Emerald Bowl (USC/Boston College)
2015 New Orleans Bowl (Louisiana Tech/Arkansas State)

Wish list:
GOPHERS ROSE BOWL
Washington
Army
Colorado
Notre Dame
Tennessee

Pretty sure I've recognized you at every road game I've ever been to:LOL:. Think my record is impressive for my age (37) but you've blown me outta the water!

Army is a good shout, supposed to be a beautiful setting for a game.
 




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