Sun Devil Stadium

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Sun Devil Stadium
Location Tempe, Arizona
Opened October 4, 1958
Other Names n/a
Tenants Arizona State Sun Devils (1958-present)
Arizona Cardinals (1988-2005)
Arizona Outlaws (1985)
Arizona Wranglers (1983-84)

Sun Devil Stadium is an outdoor football stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. It is home to the Arizona State Sun Devils college football team of the Pac-12 Conference. The stadium's seating capacity as of 2018 is 53,599, reduced from a peak of 74,865 in 1989. The natural grass playing surface within the stadium was named Frank Kush Field in 1996 in honor of the former coach of the Sun Devil football team.

The stadium has hosted two annual college football bowl games: the Fiesta Bowl from 1971 to 2006 and the Cactus Bowl from 2006 to 2015. Sun Devil Stadium was also home to the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL) from 1988 through the 2005 season. Following the 2005 season, the Cardinals moved to State Farm Stadium.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football November 29, 1958 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Marquette Warriors Program
College football November 28, 1959 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Arizona Wildcats Program
College football November 21, 1964 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Idaho Vandals Program
College football September 16, 1967 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. San Jose State Spartans Program
College football September 20, 1969 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Program
College football October 4, 1969 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. BYU Cougars Program
College football October 30, 1971 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Air Force Falcons Program
College football December 27, 1971 1971 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football December 23, 1972 1972 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football September 7, 1974 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Houston Cougars Program
College football December 28, 1974 1974 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League August 9, 1975 Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Jets Program
College football December 26, 1975 1975 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football September 9, 1976 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. UCLA Bruins Program
College football October 14, 1978 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. USC Trojans Program
College football December 25, 1978 1978 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football September 22, 1979 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Toledo Rockets Program
College football December 25, 1979 1979 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football December 26, 1980 1980 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 1, 1982 1982 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 1, 1983 1983 Fiesta Bowl Program
United States Football League March 6, 1983 Arizona Wranglers vs. Oakland Invaders Program
United States Football League March 12, 1983 Arizona Wranglers vs. Chicago Blitz Program
United States Football League April 17, 1983 Arizona Wranglers vs. Boston Breakers Program
United States Football League April 23, 1983 Arizona Wranglers vs. Denver Gold Program
College football January 2, 1984 1984 Fiesta Bowl Program
United States Football League July 7, 1984 Arizona Wranglers vs. Los Angeles Express Program
College football January 1, 1985 1985 Fiesta Bowl Program
United States Football League February 24, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. Portland Breakers Program
United States Football League March 11, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. Jacksonville Bulls Program
United States Football League March 23, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. Los Angeles Express Program
United States Football League April 14, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. Orlando Renegades Program
United States Football League April 21, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. Houston Gamblers Program
United States Football League June 1, 1985 Arizona Outlaws vs. San Antonio Gunslingers Program
College football September 28, 1985 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. USC Trojans Program
College football October 19, 1985 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Utah State Aggies Program
College football November 9, 1985 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies Program
College football November 16, 1985 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Stanford Cardinal Program
College football January 1, 1986 1986 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 2, 1987 1987 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 1, 1988 1988 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League August 12, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints Program
September 12, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
October 23, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns Program
November 6, 1988 Phoenix Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers Program
College football January 2, 1989 1989 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 1, 1990 1990 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 1, 1991 1991 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League August 23, 1991 Phoenix Cardinals vs. Denver Broncos Program
College football September 5, 1992 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies Program
National Football League September 13, 1993 Phoenix Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
College football January 1, 1994 1994 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League October 15, 1995 Arizona Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins Program
College football January 2, 1996 1996 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League January 28, 1996 Super Bowl XXX: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
National Football League August 10, 1996 Arizona Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bengals Program
National Football League October 27, 1996 Arizona Cardinals vs. New York Jets Program
National Football League October 5, 1997 Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings Program
College football December 31, 1997 1997 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 4, 1999 1999 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League August 20, 1999 Arizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans Program
November 21, 1999 Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys Program
College football January 2, 2000 2000 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football October 27, 2001 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies Program
College football January 1, 2002 2002 Fiesta Bowl Program
College football January 3, 2003 2003 Fiesta Bowl Program
National Football League September 19, 2004 Arizona Cardinals vs. New England Patriots Program
College football September 25, 2004 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Oregon State Beavers Program
National Football League January 2, 2005 Arizona Cardinals vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Program
College football December 29, 2006 2006 Insight Bowl Program
College football December 30, 2011 2011 Insight Bowl Program
College football October 18, 2012 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Oregon Ducks Program
College football December 29, 2012 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Program
College football November 16, 2013 Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Oregon State Beavers Program
College football January 2, 2015 2015 Cactus Bowl Program

See also

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