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Final spring game attendance totals: UK sixth in FBS

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An estimated 50,381 fans attended UK's Blue/White Spring Game on Saturday. (Chet White, UK Athletics) An estimated 50,381 fans attended UK's Blue/White Spring Game on April 13. (Chet White, UK Athletics)
All fans who were at Saturday's Blue/White Scrimmage knew they were part of a special event.

The estimated attendance of 50,831 obliterated the old UK spring game record by nearly 30,000 and stacks up with the crowds attracted by college football's perennial powers.

With the last spring game being played last weekend, Kentucky ranks sixth in attendance among those schools, trailing only four Southeastern Conference schools and Nebraska. In 2012, UK's crowd would have ranked fourth in the nation behind only Ohio State, Alabama and Penn State.

Below is a complete list of schools that have held spring games sorted by attendance:

Note: Ben Jones of CatsIllustrated.com posted a similar list here. All information below was compiled separately and expanded to include non-BCS conference schools.

Auburn - 83,401 (April 20)
Alabama - 78,135 (April 20)
Tennessee - 61,076 (April 20)
Nebraska - 60,174 (April 6)
Arkansas - 51,088 (April 20)
Kentucky - 50,831 (April 13)
Texas - 46,000 (March 30)
Texas A&M - 45,212 (April 13)
Georgia (April 6) - 45,113
Ohio State - 37,643 (April 13 in Cincinnati)
Oregon - 36,588 (April 27)
South Carolina - 35,218 (April 13)
Louisville - 33,000 (April 13)
Notre Dame - 31,652 (April 20)
Clemson - 30,000 (April 13)
Florida State - "nearly 30,000" (April 13)
Oklahoma - 29,200 (April 13)
LSU - 28,000 (April 20)
Ole Miss - 28,000 (April 13)
Penn State - 28,000 (April 20)
Michigan State - 22,500 (April 20)
Mississippi State -21,000 (Capacity limited due to stadium construction - April 20)
Rutgers - 21,000 (April 27)
UCLA - 20,000 (April 27)
Missouri - 18,234 (April 20)
Michigan - "nearly 18,000" (April 13)
Iowa - 16,500 (April 27)
Kansas State - 16,383 (April 27)
Texas Tech - 16,116 (April 20)
USC - 15,284 (April 13)
Iowa State - 15,000 (April 20)
North Carolina - 15,000 (April 13)
Oklahoma State - 15,000 (April 21)
Vanderbilt - 14,000 (April 13)
Wisconsin - 12,050 (April 20)
Colorado - 10,244 (April 13)
Minnesota - 10,106 (April 27)
Boise State - 9,146 (April 13)
Utah - 8,633 (April 20)
Washington State - 8,340 (April 20)
Oregon State - 8,263 (April 26)
Maryland - 8,200 (April 12)
Miami - 8,000 (April 13)
West Virginia - 8,000 (April 20)
WKU - 6,500 (April 20)
Purdue - 6,427 (April 13)
Arizona State - 6,300 (April 13)
East Carolina - 6,294 (April 20)
Louisiana Tech - 5,700 (April 13)
California - 5,831 (March 23)
Duke - 5,213 (April 13)
Middle Tennessee State - 5,000 (April 20)
Nevada - "nearly 5,000" (April 20)
Texas State - 4,608 (April 6)
South Florida - 4,606 (April 6)
Stanford - 4,350 (April 13)
Wake Forest - 4,200 (April 20)
Arizona - 4,095 (April 13)
Pittsburgh - 3,642 (April 12)
Temple - 3,530 (April 20)
Baylor - 3,500 (April 6)
Colorado State - "a little over 3,000" (April 20)
Utah State - "approximately 3,000" (April 20)
UTEP - 2,581 (April 12)
UTSA - 2,506 (April 14)
South Alabama - 2,281 (April 6)
Illinois - 2,100 (April 12)
Western Michigan - 2,045 (April 20)
Cincinnati - "over 2,000" (April 6)
Georgia State - "more than 1,800"
New Mexico State - 1,200 (May 4)
UNLV - 1,200 (April 12)
Tulsa - 1,200 (April 6)
Hawaii - 900 (April 27)
Eastern Michigan - "Hundreds" (April 14)
Northern Illinois - "Hundreds" (April 13)

The following schools did not release attendance figures for their spring games:

Air Force (April 13)
Akron (April 27)
Arkansas State (April 13)
Ball State (April 20)
Bowling Green (April 12)
Buffalo (April 20)
Central Michigan (April 13)
Connecticut (April 20)
Florida (April 6)
Florida Atlantic (April 20)
Florida International (April 20)
Fresno State (March 23)
Georgia Tech (April 19)
Houston (April 12)
Idaho (April 19)
Indiana (April 13)
Kansas (April 13)
Kent State (April 27)
Louisiana-Lafayette (April 20)
Louisiana-Monroe (March 23)
Marshall (April 27)
Massachusetts (April 20)
Memphis (April 6)
Miami (Ohio) (April 20)
North Carolina State (April 20)
North Texas (April 13)
Ohio (April 13)
Rice (April 6)
San Diego State (March 23)
San Jose State (March 23)
Southern Miss (April 20)
Syracuse (April 20)
Toledo (April 12)
Troy (April 20)
Tulane (March 2)
UAB (April 27)
UCF (April 13)
Virginia (April 6)
Virginia Tech (April 20)
Washington (April 20)
Wyoming (April 27)

The following schools did not hold official spring games or did not open their spring games to the public:

Army - "Limited viewing opportunities" to the public (March 8)
Boston College - Cancelled due to events in Boston (April 20)
BYU - "Nearly 1,000" attended Alumni Day scrimmage (April 5)
Navy - No spring game
New Mexico - No spring game
Northwestern - No spring game
SMU - No attendance released for "Fan Fair" (April 20)
TCU - "A couple of thousand" attended Spring Frog Fest (April 6)

The following schools have not yet held their spring games:

New Mexico State (May 4)

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