Sanford Stadium: Highlights in History

1929: Sanford Stadium Built
• Named for Dr. Steadman Vincent Sanford, former University president and University System of Georgia chancellor
• Seating Capacity: 30,000
• Construction cost: $360,000

1940: Lights erected on field level

1949: 6,000 seats added to South stands
• New seating capacity to 36,000

1964: 7,621 seats added to end zone
• New seating capacity to 43,621
• Lights removed from field level

1967: Sanford Stadium Double-Decked
• 19,640 seats added...new seating capacity to 59,000
• Club level seating added, press box area and President's box
• Project cost: $3,000,000
• Architect: Heery & Heery, Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Baugh & Coody, Inc., Albany, GA

1981: East End Enclosed
• 19,000 seats added....new seating capacity to 82,122
• Project cost: $11,500,000
• Architect: Finch-Heery, Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Marvin M. Black Co., Norcross, GA

1982: Lights Installed
• 12 poles
• 420 metal-halide bulbs
• Bottom row of lights 150 feet above playing field
• Project cost: $1,000,000
• Engineers: Inglett & Stubbs, Inc., Atlanta, GA
• Architect: Lighting Associates, Lithonia, GA

1984: Lettermen's Club Added-East End
• 5,460 square feet addition
• 3,000 square feet dining/meeting room
• Project cost: $386,390
• Architect: Heery-Fabrap, Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Terry Development, Athens, GA

1991: West End Enclosed
• 4,205 seats added...new seating capacity to 85,434
• Project cost: $3.7 million
• Architect: Heery International Inc., Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Winter Contruction, Altanta, GA

1994: 30 SkySuites Constructed
• Double deck luxury SkySuites atop South side upper deck
• 683 seats added...new seating capacity to 86,117
• Project cost: $6 million +
• Completed in August, 1994
• Architect: Heery International Inc., Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Beers Construction, Atlanta, GA

2000: SkySuite/SkyClub Addition
• 20 new skySuites added to existing 30 bringing total to 50
• SkyClub constructed at top of south side upper deck directly under SkySuites
• New seating capacity to 86,520
• Project cost: $12 million
• Architect: Heery International Inc., Atlanta, GA
• General Contractor: Mitchell Construction

2003: North Side Upper Deck Addition
• 5,500 new seats added in second upper deck on north side.
• New Seating Capacity: 92,058, Project cost: $25 million
• Architect: HNTB of Kansas City, Mo.
• General Contractor: Turner Construction-Sports, Atlanta Branch.

2004: North Side SkySuites Addition (27 SkySuites)
• 688 new seats added in new north side SkySuite level
• New Seating Capacity: 92,746
• Project Cost: $8 million
• Architect: HNTB of Kansas City, Mo.

2010: Reed Plaza
• Reed Plaza improvement to north side stadium concourse
• Architect: Hughes Good O'Leary and Ryan (HOR) / Cooper Carry
• General contractor: Turner Construction Co.

HunkerDown Productions
  • Friday, Aug 21
    7:00 PM
    at High Point
    High Point, N.C.
    Saturday, Aug 15
    7:00 PM
    vs Furman Exhibition
    Athens, Ga.
  • Sunday, Apr 30
    L, 4-3
    vs Florida
    Athens, Ga.

    TV
    Sunday, Apr 30
    L, 6-2
    vs South Carolina
    Athens, Ga.

    TV
    Sunday, Apr 30
    W, 4-3
    vs Mississippi State
    Knoxville, Tenn.
    Friday, May 5
    6:30 PM
    at Kentucky
    Lexington, Ky.
    Friday, May 5
    7:30 PM
    at Arkansas
    Fayetteville, Ark.

    TV
    Saturday, May 6
    6:30 PM
    at Kentucky
    Lexington, Ky.
    Saturday, May 6
    2:00 PM
    at Arkansas
    Fayetteville, Ark.

    Saturday, May 6
    All Day
    vs Torrin Lawrence Memorial
    Athens, Ga.
    Sunday, May 7
    1:00 PM
    at Kentucky
    Lexington, Ky.
    Sunday, May 7
    2:00 PM
    at Arkansas
    Fayetteville, Ark.

    TV
    Monday, May 8
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regional
    UGA Golf Course (Athens, Ga.)
    Tuesday, May 9
    7:00 PM
    vs Georgia Tech
    SunTrust Park (Atlanta)
    Tuesday, May 9
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regional
    UGA Golf Course (Athens, Ga.)
    Wednesday, May 10
    TBA
    vs SEC Tournament
    Knoxville, Tenn.
    Wednesday, May 10
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regional
    UGA Golf Course (Athens, Ga.)
    Thursday, May 11
    All Day
    at SEC Outdoor Championships
    Columbia, S.C.
    Friday, May 12
    7:00 PM
    vs Mississippi State
    Athens, Ga.

    TV
    Friday, May 12
    All Day
    at SEC Outdoor Championships
    Columbia, S.C.
    Friday, May 12
    TBA
    vs TBD
    TBA
    Saturday, May 13
    4:00 PM
    vs Mississippi State
    Athens, Ga.

    TV
    Saturday, May 13
    TBA
    vs NCAA 1st/2nd Round
    TBA
    Saturday, May 13
    All Day
    at SEC Outdoor Championships
    Columbia, S.C.
    Saturday, May 13
    TBA
    vs TBD
    TBD
    Sunday, May 14
    1:00 PM
    vs Mississippi State
    Athens, Ga.

    TV
    Sunday, May 14
    TBA
    vs NCAA 1st/2nd Round
    TBA
    Monday, May 15
    TBA
    vs NCAA 1st/2nd Round
    TBA
    Monday, May 15
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regionals
    TBA
    Tuesday, May 16
    6:00 PM
    vs Furman
    Athens, Ga.
    TV
    Tuesday, May 16
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regionals
    TBA
    Wednesday, May 17
    All Day
    vs NCAA Regionals
    TBA
    Thursday, May 18
    7:00 PM
    at South Carolina
    Columbia, S.C.
    TV
    Thursday, May 18
    TBA
    vs TBD
    Athens, Ga.
    Thursday, May 18
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Friday, May 19
    TBA
    vs NCAA Regionals
    Campus Sites
    Friday, May 19
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Friday, May 19
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Saturday, May 20
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Saturday, May 20
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Sunday, May 21
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Sunday, May 21
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Monday, May 22
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Monday, May 22
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Tuesday, May 23
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Tuesday, May 23
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Wednesday, May 24
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championships
    Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Hills, Ill.)
    Wednesday, May 24
    TBA
    vs NCAA Round of 16-Finals
    Athens, Ga.
    Thursday, May 25
    TBA
    vs NCAA Super Regionals
    Campus Sites
    Thursday, May 25
    All Day
    at NCAA East Prelims
    Lexington, Ky.
    Friday, May 26
    All Day
    at NCAA East Prelims
    Lexington, Ky.
    Friday, May 26
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Saturday, May 27
    All Day
    at NCAA East Prelims
    Lexington, Ky.
    Saturday, May 27
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Sunday, May 28
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Monday, May 29
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Tuesday, May 30
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Wednesday, May 31
    All Day
    vs NCAA Championship
    Sugar Grove, Ill.
    Thursday, June 1
    TBA
    vs Womens College World Series
    Oklahoma City, Okla.
    Wednesday, June 7
    All Day
    at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    Eugene, Ore.
    Thursday, June 8
    All Day
    at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    Eugene, Ore.
    Friday, June 9
    All Day
    at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    Eugene, Ore.
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