Even though the Carrier Dome is over 35 years old, it does not feel like an old stadium. The Carrier Dome is located directly on the Syracuse University campus and is surrounded but several old college buildings that ooze the college lifestyle. Especially, during basketball season, on the hill. This, of course, doesn't preclude other schools from competing for national titles. The Carrier Dome has several concession stands on both concession levels. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. 82,211 fans over seven home games. It was the second-largest drop ever. Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse University is lagging behind other major Division I football programs despite bucking a national trend of declining attendance, according to NCAA data reviewed by syracuse.com. The entrance is one of the most unique traditions in college football, and when the Hokies are playing well the energy prior to kickoff can permeate the stadium throughout the entire game. Baylor, for instance, was recently in title contention. These events include high school sports, college sports, professional sports, concerts, crusades, monster truck jams and even an ice hockey game. The main priority ahead of the football opener is ensuring upgrades to the field’s surface are completed. With a 12-13 record over the past two seasons, it has not quite been the same home environment. The list consists of the common stadium foods such as hot dogs, sausages, pizza, nachos, cotton candy, popcorn, candy and ice cream but no real signature item. The numbers were released earlier this week as part of an NCAA attendance report that showed a 3 percent drop across the country, from 43,612 fans per game in 2016 to 42,203 this past season. The athletic department said the football stadium could be reduced to 25% capacity, which would amount to 19,890 fans in the stadium.
2019 home games: Georgia Tech, Texas A&M, Charlotte, Florida State, Boston College, Wofford, Wake Forest. The Carrier Dome is nearing 50 years of hosting Syracuse Athletics. It is very ironic that the Carrier Dome is named after an air conditioning company but the Carrier Dome does not have air conditioning. Even though the Carrier Dome is located directly on the campus of Syracuse University, there are several items where beer can be bought. Clemson has gone to four straight College Football Playoffs, winning two national titles. (Photo: © Joshua S. Kelly, USA TODAY Sports), national ranking of the toughest places to play in college football. Fellow ACC schools Wake Forest, Duke and Boston College are smaller, along with Utah, Baylor, Northwestern, Oregon State, Washington State and Vanderbilt. Syracuse football games rarely sell out unless they are hosting a national known opponent. All rights reserved (About Us). Syracuse has the 66th-largest stadium out of 129 FBS programs, with a seating capacity of 49,250.
Syracuse stands 80th in attendance (out of 129 FBS schools) based on percentage-to-capacity. The Carrier Dome has housed many different events over the past 36+ years.
Five Group of Five schools (San Diego State, Central Florida, East Carolina, Memphis and Navy), plus independants Notre Dame and BYU, averaged more fans per game than Syracuse. That certainly boosts fan morale inside the stadium, but even before the recent trophies, Memorial Stadium has not been a hospitable environment for visitors. Soft drinks include all Pepsi products. 2019 home games: ULM, Louisville, NC State, Syracuse, Miami, Alabama State. The Tigers landed at No. Of course, Clemson is on an unprecedented streak of success as a football program. Syracuse, New York was recently voted as the 30th best college town in America by Best College Reviews. Syracuse has the 66th-largest stadium out of 129 FBS programs, with a seating capacity of 49,250. Since credit cards are not accepted at the concession stands, ATM machines are locate near gates B, C, E, M and N. Syracuse University has had a football team since 1889 and last won a national championship in 1959. The fans that were there seemed to be very enthusiastic about the team.