About McLane Stadium ,Waco ,TX


McLane Stadium is an American football stadium in Waco, Texas that is owned and operated by Baylor University. Originally named Baylor Stadium, the facility's name was changed to McLane Stadium in December 2013 to honor Baylor alumnus and business magnate Drayton McLane, Jr., who provided the lead gift in the fundraising campaign for the stadium construction. Baylor's first game at McLane was played August 31, 2014, with the Bears defeating SMU 45–0. The stadium has a capacity of 45,140 spectators and was designed to be expandable to a capacity of 55,000 as future needs require. McLane Stadium replaced Floyd Casey Stadium as the home field for the Baylor Bears football program. McLane stadium has excellent rates of game attendance. In 2017 Baylor ranked 4th in the State of Texas in largest football crowd attendance averaging 44,000. Re-ranked by Attendance as % of enrollment:Baylor student population of 16,000 gives the school a 261% football attendance figure.

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