Butts in Seats
Why actual attendance is crucial in funding facility improvements.
March 14, 2012 at 2:25PM
The University of Memphis opened the 2011 football season at home against Mississippi State before an "announced" crowd of 33,990 and ended the home season against Marshall in front of an announced crowd of 15,101 in 62,000-seat Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The actual numbers, however, were 26,398 for the opener and 3,301 for the Marshall game.