Largest College Football Crowd to Watch Game on “Colossus,” World’s Largest TV of Its Kind

What is certain is that no one has ever watched college

football on a larger video display.


video of the installation here.

. Colossus consists of

four 30- by 63-feet custom-built screens suspended from a halo-shaped

truss and cage and makes use of 54 million LED lights. Weighing in at

700 tons, Colossus is the world’s largest outdoor, permanent,

four-sided, center-hung video display.

The game is the first of its kind to be played at the 150,000-seat

NASCAR venue — dubbed “the world’s largest football stadium” for the

event. 10.

Of course, none of the hard work that went into planning and

installation will be apparent to those attending the game.

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–What promises to be the largest live audience ever to attend a college

football game will also make history by watching the game, replays and

highlights on the world’s largest center-hung TV when the University of

Tennessee Volunteers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies in “the Battle at

Bristol” at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn., on Sept. The crowd is expected to break attendance records for a college

football game. Outstanding engineering and execution made this

project a success.”

Nicknamed “Colossus,” the display was installed by Memphis-based

Barnhart between January and April of this year. All that will

matter to the majority is they’ll have a better view of what’s happening

on the field, thanks to the colossal video display suspended above the


The installation required careful engineering and surgical precision,

and Barnhart was hired by the general contractor for the job due to the

company’s experience and expertise in engineering, lifting and setting

difficult and large projects.

According to Barnhart project manager Tommy Thomasson, “This was a

triumph of engineering

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