400 Elmgrove Ave., Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Brown Stadium is a football stadium located in Providence, Rhode Island. It is the home of Brown University's football and outdoor track teams. The athletic teams at Brown University, known as the Bears, compete in the Ivy League.
The stadium opened in 1925, and was originally known as Brown University Field. It is located on Elmgrove Avenue in the city's East Side. It is approximately 3/4 of a mile from the rest of the athletic facilities and over a mile from the main campus.
The stadium consists of the unique trapezoid-shaped southwest stands and a smaller section of concrete bleachers on the northeast side. The stands are on either side of the field and a running track.
Brown has had many successful teams since the stadium opened, including the Iron Man team of 1926, when eleven players played the entirety of two games and most of a third; the 1976, 1999, 2005, and 2008 Ivy League championship teams; as well as players such as Joe Paterno '50, former head football coach at Penn State, and several former NFL stars such as Don Colo of the Cleveland Browns and Steve Jordan of the Minnesota Vikings.It hosted the Division I NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship in 1976 and 1985.