Most intimidating fans in football
In six home games during its SEC Championship run, LSU outscored its opponents by a combined score of 253-57.
It was the first time since the 1958-59 seasons that the Tigers posted consecutive undefeated seasons at home.
Hearing those words from public address announcer Dan Borne’ as the Tigers enter the stadium brings chills to even the casual LSU football fan and sends shivers to those on the opposing sideline.
Seven days a year, Tiger Stadium becomes the fifth largest city in the state of Louisiana as over 100,000 fans pack the cathedral of college football to watch the Tigers play.
Part of the lore of Tiger Stadium is the tradition of playing games at night, an idea that was introduced in 1931 against Spring Hill (a 35-0 LSU victory).Legendary CBS Sports announcer Verne Lundquist to this day says it is the loudest he has ever heard a stadium during a broadcast.The 2005 season saw Tiger Stadium play host to its first Monday night game as LSU dropped an overtime thriller to Tennessee after the game was postponed two days due to Hurricane Rita.LSU averaged over 92,000 fans for the seventh straight year in 2011, as a school-record average of 92,868 spectators piled into Tiger Stadium to see the Tigers play.The mark shattered the previous single-season average attendance mark set during the 2010 campaign with 92,718 fans per contest. 8, 2008, LSU eclipsed the 93,000-fan mark for the first time in school history when 93,039 spectators welcomed back former coach Nick Saban and top-ranked Alabama.