Peden Stadium is an American football stadium on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Situated on the banks of the Hocking River with a seated capacity of 27,000. Peden Stadium has been the home of the Ohio Bobcats football team since 1929 and has often been cited as one of the most picturesque venues in college football. It is the oldest college football venue in the Mid-American Conference and among the oldest in the nation. Peden Stadium has been designated as an official Ohio historical site.