The official attendance figure for the USC-Notre Dame game was 72,613.
“No disrespect to our fans, but that’s the first time I’ve seen that much people in the stands, going crazy loud. Throughout the whole game, too,” Tuli Tuipulotu said.
It’s kind of sad that the game was seen as a landmark moment in their careers, especially when it wasn’t even a sellout. There were comparisons to the Pete Carroll era, but that was when the Coliseum held 92,000. And every seat was full.
Saturday was a good step forward. But did not harken back to the Carroll era. Remember the Stanford game when people rushed the field in 2013? That was post-Carroll.
Anyways, here’s how the Coliseum looked during the game Saturday.
- I have a friend who skips the Trojan Athletic Fund pre-game buffet because it costs $150 a ticket. Also it got moved from the Peristyle to campus.
“It would cost me more than my season tickets to go,” he said.