A college football attendance record was established Saturday, and it wasn’t even close.
The draw: Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech.
Not exactly Ohio State-Michigan, or Alabama-Louisiana State. But it’s safe to stay the football was only part of the attraction.
The game was held at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, which has a listed capacity of 160,000 for racing, as well as plenty of real estate for tailgating.
For the football, 156,990 showed up, far outdistancing the previous college attendance record of 115,109 when Michigan hosted Notre Dame at Michigan Stadium in 2013.
Michigan Stadium is also known as “The Big House.” So...