All-Time Attendance Records

Memorial Stadium Attendance
Capacity: 52,809 / 56,652 (1970-81)
Year Att. Gm. Largest Crowd Avg.
1924 139,772 6 Illinois (35,341) 23,297
1925 193,707 7 Notre Dame (49,009) 27,672
1926 156,032 5 Michigan (58,362) 31,206
1927 166,848 5 Wisconsin (48,443) 23,126
1928 146,185 5 Chicago (53,016) 29,237
1929 204,083 6 Michigan (58,160) 34,014
1930 167,728 6 Northwestern (50,225) 27,955
1931 115,631 5 Wisconsin (48,443) 23,126
1932 113,956 5 Northwestern (52,426) 22,791
1933 164,301 6 Iowa (41,177) 27,384
1934 192,922 5 Michigan (59,362) 38,584
1935 217,785 5 Northwestern (52,426) 43,557
1936 247,653 5 Iowa (61,172) 49,531
1937 254,188 5 Notre Dame (63,237) 50,838
1938 237,000 5 Michigan (54,212) 47,400
1939 229,954 5 Northwestern (52,372) 45,991
1940 234,990 5 Michigan (61,976) 46,998
1941 239,227 5 Northwestern (61,784) 47,845
1942 231,307 6 Michigan (52,351) 38,551
1943 182,779 7 Purdue (38,709) 26,111
1944 179,979 6 Northwestern (39,997) 29,997
1945 246,931 6 Ohio State (55,789) 41,155
1946 328,003 6 Michigan (59,037) 54,667
1947 289,612 5 Purdue (61,087) 57,922
1948 308,556 5 Purdue (65,549) 61,711
1949 305,200 5 Wisconsin (63,139) 61,040
1950 267,015 5 Iowa (60,312) 53,403
1951 224,759 5 Nebraska (54,573) 45,152
1952 270,292 5 Iowa (60,376) 54,058
1953 293,313 5 Michigan (62,795) 58,663
1954 347,555 6 Iowa (65,464) 57,926
1955 305,581 5 USC (64,074) 61,116
1956 372,654 6 Iowa (64,235) 62,109
1957 314,769 5 Purdue (64,629) 62,954
1958 282,230 5 Iowa (63,726) 56,446
1959 256,039 5 Michigan (56,082) 51,208
1960 342,199 6 Iowa (65,292) 57,033
1961 361,929 6 Purdue (66,284) 60,322
1962 368,200 6 Iowa (65,061) 61,367
1963 286,797 5 Michigan (61,817) 57,759
1964 268,908 5 Iowa (62,514) 53,782
1965 302,747 6 Michigan (58,519) 50,458
1966 248,248 5 Iowa (62,631) 49,600
1967 237,798 6 Michigan State (56,334) 39,633
1968 312,806 6 USC (60,820) 52,134
1969 272,449 6 Ohio State (52,972) 45,417
1970 225,468 5 Nebraska (52,539) 45,093
1971 207,662 6 Michigan (44,412) 34,610
1972 222,079 6 Iowa (44,196) 37,013
1973 252,917 6 Nebraska (56,782) 42,153
1974 226,127 6 Ohio State (45,411) 37,688
1975 220,081 7 Wisconsin (37,578) 31,440
1976 262,878 6 Iowa (53,222) 43,813
1977 247,118 7 Michigan (44,165) 35,303
1978 231,411 6 Ohio State (52,209) 38,569
1979 241,952 6 Purdue (47,281) 40,325
1980 265,105 6 Iowa (58,158) 44,184
1981 301,248 7 Michigan (52,875) 43,035
         
Metrodome Attendance
Capacity: 62,218 (1982-90) / 64,172 (1991-2008)
Year Att. Gm. Largest Crowd Avg.
1982 353,388 6 Iowa (63,872) 58,898
1983 243,674 5 Wisconsin (62,689) 48,735
1984 310,745 6 Iowa (63,479) 51,791
1985 426,989 7 Wisconsin (64,571) 60,985
1986 335,150 6 Iowa (65,018) 55,848
1987 371,919 7 Wisconsin (62,412) 53,131
1988 312,656 7 Iowa (63,894) 44,665
1989 237,642 6 Nebraska (58,368) 39,607
1990 243,511 6 Iowa (64,694) 40,585
1991 218,219 6 San Jose State (47,914) 36,369
1992 227,445 6 Iowa (57,368) 37,908
1993 239,973 6 Wisconsin (64,798) 39,996
1994 253,851 6 Iowa (53,340) 42,309
1995 291,443 6 Wisconsin (64,016) 48,574
1996 261,113 6 Iowa (53,349) 43,519
1997 269,385 6 Wisconsin (57,563) 44,898
1998 249,854 6 Iowa (50,640) 41,642
1999 318,086 7 Wisconsin (63,108) 45,441
2000 284,112 6 Northwestern (59,004) 47,352
2001 260,912 6 Wisconsin (55,890) 43,485
2002 292,492 7 Iowa (65,184) 41,785
2003 309,038 7 Michigan (62,374) 44,148
2004 285,438 6 Iowa (64,719) 47,573
2005 294,147 6 Wisconsin (65,089) 49,024
2006 313,239 6 Iowa (64,140) 52,206
2007 362,538 7 North Dakota State (63,088) 51,791
2008 342,705 7 Iowa (64,071) 48,958
         
TCF Bank Stadium Attendance
Capacity: 50,805 (2009-pres.)
Year Att. Gm. Largest Crowd Avg.
2009 355,635 7 Seven Tied (50,805) 50,805
2010 346,593 7 Iowa (50,805) 49,513
2011 333,996 7 Miami (Ohio) (49,950) 47,714
2012 326,456 7 Syracuse (50.805) 46,637
2013 334,581 7 Wisconsin (53,090) 47,797