4. Tiger Stadium ("Death Valley"), Baton Rouge, La.
Built in 1924, the stadium of Louisiana State University's Tigers is one of the South's biggest, with a maximum capacity of more than 90,000. It's also one of the loudest stadiums. Known alternately as "Death Valley" and "Deaf Valley," the game-day atmosphere here is not only electric but, thanks to the cheering home fans, so supercharged (the volume has hit a painful 130 decibels) that visiting coaches and players say it's the worst place to be the away team.
5. Monument Valley High School Field, Kayenta, Ariz.
Here you'll cheer on the home team Mustangs while gawking at the sunset over iconic Monument Valley, the backdrop for countless Western flicks and truck commercials. A time-out might result from a cow moseying across the field, or the fans might light a campfire. The view of the striking red-rock formations gets this stadium our vote for the most scenic place to watch a football game.
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