Loyola Football

Did you know Loyola used to have a thriving football team? The university boasted an undefeated team in 1926 and had a stadium which eventually seated up to 16,000 people! Check out these historical photos of Loyola’s football field and stadium.

Aerial Image of campus and football field - 1925

Aerial Image of campus and football field - 1925

Loyola's football stadium before a second deck was added to the bleachers.

Loyola's football stadium before a second deck was added to the bleachers.

A view from the opposite end. Note Bobet Hall at the far end of the field.

A view from the opposite end. Note Bobet Hall at the far end of the field.

Loyola's double decker stadium bleachers.

Loyola's double decker stadium bleachers.

Found in the Archives is a recurring series of crazy cool stuff found in the Monroe Library’s Special Collections & Archives.

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