Horns Games at DKR
The Texas Longhorns play their home football games at Darrell K Royal Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. DKR is an amazing venue to watch a college football game. It holds over 100,000 fans on game day. The gameday atmosphere has always been fun at UT home games, but the UT Athletic Department improved it with better music, concessions, wifi and more. There's nothing like walking into DKR, carrying your favorite cold beverage and a Torchy's taco, to see the sea of burnt orange fans chanting "TEXAS FIGHT!".
The most popular UT tickets are in the Touchdown Club located in the North Endzone. The Touchdown Club includes Sections 13C-19C are are popular because fans can retreat inside the club area for food, drinks or to get out of the heat. The other club area that offers similar amenities with a sideline view is the Texas Club (Sections 28C-29C) which straddle the 50-yard line on the East side of DKR.
The home bench is on the lower west sideline (in-front of Sections 3-6), which is commonly referred to as the “Alumni side”. The chairback seats in Sections 4 and 5 offer some of the best views of the field in the stadium. A true experience for a UT home game is to sit in Row 1 in Sections 3-6 on West side which puts you directly behind the action on the UT home bench. Most football fans will say the best seats are Sections 3-6 in-between rows 6-56 which are all chairback seats with nice view of field. Chairbacks seating in Sections 3-6 starts at row 6 and the entire side will be shaded in the 2nd half of games that kickoff in the late afternoon or evening. Sitting in rows 53-78 will put you under the cover of the overhang which keeps you out of the sun or rain for portions of the game.
One of the best values at DKR is the north end zone. Sections 13-18 provide a nice view of the field and the giant HD jumbotron located directly across the field. These seats are on the lower-level but typically significantly cheaper than sideline seats. The cheapest seats at DKR are in the upper-deck. Sections 101, 102, 108 and 109 have 50+ rows so those higher rows are often the lowest priced tickets for any game. There are also usually some good values in the upper endzone corners between Sections 116-124. On the lower-level, the cheapest seats are going to be in Section 1 or Section 32 which are both corner locations that are kind of behind the endzone. The seats on the upper East side get a lot of sun for day games, as the late afternoon sun will shine directly on Sections 125-132.
DKR has mostly bleacher style seats, but there are certain areas with chairbacks including the club-seating. Other seats that are chairbacks include Sections 3-6 (only row 6 and higher), Sections 101-109 (only first 17 rows), Sections 111-123 (only first 8 rows, Sections 125-131 (only first 8 rows) and Sections 124 & 132 (only first 5 rows).