Sanford Stadium Tickets
The famous college football stadium in Athens, Georgia is the home of the Georgia Bulldogs Football team. The massive stadium holds over 90,000 fans for a big football game which ranks it among the largest stadiums in football. Sanford Stadium is located on the campus of the University of Georgia.
Sanford Stadium FAQs
What does "Between the Hedges" mean at Sanford Stadium?
Sanford Stadium has a ring of privet hedges (bushes) which surround the field. The hedges have been there since the stadium opened a century ago. Football fans who say their team is playing "between the hedges" means they are playing against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium. Note: a privet hedge is commonly referred to as a "privacy hedge" as it commonly acts as a barrier to a house.
What is the capacity of Sanford Stadium?
Sanford Stadium can seat over 92,000 fans for a college football game. The stadium ranks among the biggest in the SEC Conference.
What is the name of the field at Sanford Stadium?
The full name of Sanford Stadium is Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium. The name Sanford comes from Dr. Steadman Vincent Sanford, who was a Georgia instructor in the early 20th Century who helped shape the Bulldogs athletic programs. Dooley Field is named for the legendary Georgia Football Coach, Vince Dooley, who brought the Bulldogs a College Football National Championship in 1980.