East Stadium Now Open|
The new 63.5 million dollar east stadium expansion project was unveiled yesterday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. The project will push capacity to 91-thousand. With the 6,000 additional seats, Memorial Stadium will now rank fourth largest among Big Ten stadiums and be within about 500 seats of the top 10 stadiums in the nation. There are 3,300 general admission seats along with 2,119 club seats and 38 additional skybox suites, bringing the total number of private suites in the stadium to 101. Nebraskans will get their first look at the new addition when the Huskers open the season on August 31st against Wyoming. Public tours of the new facility will be held on September 18th.