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The Cathedrals
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 16, 2012
The stadiums of the Big 12—the most worshiped spots on campus—blend tradition, the elements and cutting-edge amenities to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again
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August 16, 2012

The Cathedrals

The stadiums of the Big 12—the most worshiped spots on campus—blend tradition, the elements and cutting-edge amenities to keep fans making their pilgrimages, time and again

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COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE Iowa State was originally known as the Cardinals. The name was changed in 1895 after a 36--0 win over Northwestern when the Chicago Tribune headlined its game story STRUCK BY A CYCLONE.

KANSAS STATE WILDCATS

BILL SNYDER FAMILY STADIUM

CAPACITY 50,000

FIRST GAME Sept. 21, 1968 Kansas State 21, Colorado State 0

FIRST-GAME ATTENDANCE 35,000

MOST RECENT RENOVATION 1998

SIGNATURE FEATURE P.A. announcer and crowd call-and-response: "Good for a Wildcat ... first down!"

PATRON SAINT Coach Bill Snyder (159-82-1)

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