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Other schools with multiple home stadiums

Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Auburn and more.

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Oregon

Home campus: Eugene

Home away from home: Portland

Years played there: On and off until 1924, then every year through 1966.

Last game: 1970

Distance between homes: 110 miles

Big win: Oct. 5, 1957: 21-0 over a UCLA team that would finish 8-2

Sample decade: 1952-62: Record of 11-11*

*Includes rivalry games with Oregon State

Oregon State

Home campus: Corvallis

Home away from home: Portland

Years played there: On and off until 1941, then every year through 1973 (with exception of two WWII years in which team wasn't fielded).

Last game: 1986

Distance between homes: 82 miles

Big win: Oct. 16, 1971: 24-18 over an Arizona State team which would finish 11-1.

Sample decade: 1963-73: Record of 11-4

Washington State

Home campus: Pullman

No. 1 home away from home: Spokane*

Years played there: 1950-1983

Last game: 1983

Distance between homes: 75 miles

*In 1970, WSU's home stadium burned due to suspected arson (possibly involving a perpetrator from the rival University of Idaho only eight miles away). As a result, WSU played all its home games in Spokane in 1970 and 1971.

Big win: Sept. 23, 1978 — 51-26 over an Arizona State team that would finish 9-3.

Sample decade: 1973-83: Record of 8-12

No. 2 home away from home: Seattle (the Seattle Seahawks' stadium, Centurylink Field)

Years played non-UW opponents there: 2002 through 2008; 2011; 2012-14*

Last game scheduled: 2014

Distance between homes: 286

Big win: August 31, 2002: 31-7 over Nevada to set the tone for a 10-3 season that ended in the Rose Bowl.

Record since 2002 at what's now Centurylink Field: 6-5

*The campus of this program's rival — the University of Washington — is in Seattle. So WSU often plays WU there. Washington State had also played three home games in Seattle against out-of-state powerhouses (USC, Ohio State) in the 1970s. It lost them all.

Ole Miss

Home campus: Oxford

No. 1 home away from home: Memphis

Years played there: 1935-1968 (except for during WWII in 1943 and 1964)

Last game: 1996

Distance between homes: 83 miles

Big win: Nov. 13, 1965: Gave Tennessee its only defeat of the season 14-13. The Volunteers finished with an 8-1-2 record.

Sample decade: 1958-1968: Record of 12-1*

*Includes games with the University of Tennessee and Arkansas.

No. 2 home away from home: Jackson, Miss.

Years played there: On and off until 1964, then 1964 thru 1993*

Last game: 1996

Distance between homes: 163 miles

Big win: Sept 17, 1977: 20-13 over a Notre Dame team that would finish 11-1.

Sample decade: 1972-1982: Record of 16-23-1

*Includes annual rivalry game with Mississippi State; in 1973 and 1979, Ole Miss played five games in Jackson and two in Oxford. Also regularly played Southern Miss (with a campus 87 miles away) in Jackson.

Mississippi State University

Home campus: Starkville

Home away from home: Jackson

Years played there: On and off until 1961, then 1961 through 1990*

Last game: 1990

Distance between homes: 129 miles

Big win: Nov. 1, 1980 — 6-3 over an Alabama team that would finish 10-2.

Sample decade: 1975-1985: 18-18

Includes annual rivalry game with Ole Miss; in 1973 and 1979, MSU played five games in Jackson and two in Starkville. Also regularly played Southern Miss (with a campus 89 miles away) in Jackson.

Alabama

Home campus: Tuscaloosa

No. 1 home away from home: Birmingham

Years played there: 1900-2003*

Last game: 2003

Distance between homes: 57 miles

Big win: Oct. 21, 1989 — 47-30 over a Tennessee team which would finish 11-1.

Sample decade: 1984-1993: Record of 21-11-1

*Includes annual rivalry game with Auburn and SEC championship games. In 1987, played all home games in Birmingham because of major renovation of home stadium.

No. 2 home away from home: Montgomery

Years played there: Annually 1922 through 1934; on and off until 1954

Last game: 1954

Distance between homes: 104 miles

Big win: Nov. 14, 1925 — preserved an undefeated season by beating Florida (which would finish 8-2) 34-0.

Sample decade: 1922-1931: Record of 10-1

Auburn

No. 1 home away from home: Birmingham

Years played there: 1904 through 1988

Last game: 1998

Distance between homes: 112 miles

*After 1974, only played rivalry games there with Tennessee and Alabama

Big win: Sept. 39, 1972 — 10-6 over a Tennessee team which would finish 10-2.

Sample decade: 1967-1975: Record of 10-7

No. 2 home away from home: Montgomery

Years played there: 1920-1951

Last game: 1953

Distance between homes: 55 miles

Big win: Oct. 19, 1935 — 23-0 over a 3-1 Kentucky team.

Sample decade: 1931-1940: Record of 17-3

Virginia Tech

Home campus: Blacksburg

Home away from home: Roanoke

Years played there: Used almost exclusively as site of rivalry game with Virginia Military Institute until 1936, then through 1971.

Last game: 1971

Distance between homes: 41 miles

Big win: Nov. 30, 1922 — 7-3 over a VMI team that would finish 7-2.

Sample decade: 1936-1947: Record of 4-8-3

All records according to jhowell.net, a historical college football database. Follow the history-centric author on Twitter @evindemirel.

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