Drake Bulldogs Football venues
Drake Bulldogs Football tickets
Team Drake Bulldogs
League Pioneer Football League
Stadium Drake Stadium
Location Des Moines, Iowa
All-Time Greats Pug Manders, Dick Steere, Johnny Bright, Dick Herzing, Ben Mayes, Duane Miller, Bill Stevenson, Glenn Lott, Pat Dunsmore and Eric Saubert.
Rivalries Grinnell College and Grand View University
Drake Bulldogs Football TicketsDrake University has a rich history in football dating back to 1893. The school and the football program have a tradition of making history. In 1922, the team was ranked No. 1 in the country, and it was invited to the White House as a result. In 1926, Babe Ruth visited this private university and played in a Drake football scrimmage in good fun. In 2011, the team participated at the very first college football game played in Africa at the Global Kilimanjaro Bowl. While Drake University remains a part of the Missouri Valley Conference, today, the football team is part of the Pioneer Football League (PFL). The PFL is for football teams only, and it is the nation’s only non-scholarship NCAA Football Championship Subdivision conference. The current members vary in school size and location, such as Butler University, Valparaiso University, the University of San Diego, Jacksonville University and Marist College. Get your Drake Bulldog football tickets at StubHub.
Has the Drake Bulldogs team played in any bowl games?While the Drake Bulldogs team has not been to a US bowl game since 1972, it has been to many Division I bowls over the years, including the Raisin Bowl, Salad Bowl, Sun Bowl, Pecan Bowl and Pioneer Bowl.
What is the Drake Stadium seating capacity?Drake Bulldog seating maxes out at 14,557 for football games. The stadium is also often home to the USA Track & Field Championships and other national soccer and track and field events.
Which teams are the biggest rivals during the Drake Bulldogs football season?Over the years, Drake football has held a few timeless rivalries. The longest-standing rivalry the team has is with Grinnell College. Since Drake moved the football team into the PFL conference, an intercity rivalry has developed with one of the other local, private colleges in Des Moines: Grand View University. The Drake Bulldogs team has a history of playing other Division I football teams in the state with varying results, including Iowa State University, University of Iowa and Northern Iowa University.
How can I buy Drake Bulldog football tickets?Regardless of whether you want to purchase season tickets so you can attend all Drake Bulldogs football games or single-pass tickets for one game, you can find all kinds of ticket options at StubHub. StubHub is the world’s biggest online ticket marketplace, and you can purchase your tickets with confidence since all ticket purchases at StubHub are backed by the FanProtect guarantee.
Is tailgating permitted at Drake University?The tailgating experience for Drake Bulldogs football games is not quite like other colleges and universities since Drake University is in the middle of Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines. You will find some tailgating events held around campus, such as at Tennis Center parking lot or Hubbell Dining Hall; however, because there is no large parking lot around the stadium, tailgating is a bit more mild-mannered than at some universities where there is plenty of lot space. However, this makes for a more intimate tailgating experience that many fans enjoy.
How much are Drake Bulldogs football tickets?Drake University football tickets are quite a good deal in comparison to most other Division I athletics. Regular adult tickets cost around $12, youth tickets cost approximately $6 and staff tickets come in at $8. Season tickets are usually $60 for adults. The stadium also has ADA seating and tickets available when necessary to accommodate all guests.
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