While the aacs new media deal will put 5 million more dollars in the program s coffers annually additional revenue may be drawn from investing in spectrum stadium. The knights are currently expected to only host four football games.
A capacity crowd was on hand for the game which was televised live nationally on espn2.
Ucf football stadium capacity. While ucf was the primary leasing tenant of the citrus bowl for 25 years they received little revenue from football games and the stadiums capacity 65000 was considered too large for the knights. Ucf will be able to welcome about 25 of the stadiums capacity for the knights season opener at the bounce house due to covid 19 restrictions. In its inaugural campaign at the stadium ucf completed the season with six straight wins at home including a 44 25 victory over tulsa in the conference usa championship game.
Ucf athletic director danny white announced monday fans would be allowed in the stands at spectrum stadium during the home opener against tulsa on october 3. According to the ncaa which means its probably an inflated number ucf home game attendance averaged 44019 implying crowds may not have sold out. Bounce house formerly known as bright house networks stadium and spectrum stadium is an american football stadium located in orlando florida united states on the main campus of the university of central floridait is the home field of the ucf knights of ncaa division i fbs college football.
Ucf athletics is reporting a projected 15 million shortfall from the reduced number of football games and reduce stadium capacity and added to million dollars of expenses because of covid 19. The stadium opened in 2007 as a replacement for camping world stadium then known as the citrus. The stadium will have a reduced 25 capacity.
The ucf knight riding pegasus photo by scott mcentireblue hq media. Ucfs football stadium which will go by the bounce house this year has a total capacity of 44206 according to the school.