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  • Turnstile Tracker: Michigan Continues Leading FBS Attendance

    Michigan leads all FBS schools in average attendance this season at 108,649 fans per game, up slightly from their final '08 average of 108,571. Michigan's home game against Penn State on October 24 drew 110,377 fans, marking FBS' highest single-game attendance this season. After finishing 14th and 17th, respectively, last season in average attendance, Texas A&M and South Carolina have slipped to 18th and 20th in the rankings for '09 to date. The chart below lists the top 20 FBS schools in terms of average attendance for the '09 season (NCAA).

    '09 NCAA FBS ATTENDANCE: TOP 20 THROUGH NOVEMBER 8
    RANK
    SCHOOL
    TOTAL
    AVG.
    GMS
    1
    Michigan
    760,542
    108,649
    7
    2
    Penn State
    748,687
    106,955
    7
    3
    Ohio State
    631,375
    105,229
    6
    4
    Texas*
    601,701
    100,283
    6
    5
    Tennessee
    693,636
    99,091
    7
    6
    Georgia
    370,984
    92,746
    4
    7
    LSU
    461,823
    92,365
    5
    8
    Alabama
    552,072
    92,012
    6
    9
    Florida**
    537,610
    89,602
    6
    10
    Nebraska
    515,218
    85,870
    6
    11
    Auburn
    589,460
    84,209
    7
    12
    USC
    249,259
    83,086
    3
    13
    Oklahoma***
    413,488
    82,697
    5
    14
    Notre Dame
    484,770
    80,795
    6
    15
    Wisconsin
    480,224
    80,037
    6
    16
    Florida State
    380,025
    76,005
    5
    17
    Michigan State
    449,415
    74,903
    6
    18
    Texas A&M
    370,825
    74,165
    5
    19
    Clemson
    442,500
    73,750
    6
    20
    South Carolina
    367,709
    73,542
    5


    NOTES: * = Includes designated home game against Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas on October 17 which drew 96,009 fans. ** = Includes designated home game against Georgia at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on October 31 which drew 84,604 fans. *** = Includes designated home game against BYU at Cowboys Stadium on September 5 which drew 75,437 fans.

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