Ben Hill Griffin Stadium popularly known as "The Swamp", is the The name of the facility was simply "Florida Field" from its opening in until , when the university renamed the. Colorado State heads back to SEC football territory this week to visit the Florida Gators football team in "The Swamp.". Several facelifts after the stadium's original construction in have made Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium the state-of-the-art facility you see at today's.
And I said, 'What about The Swamp?' And he said, 'That's it. The Swamp, where only Gators get out alive. That's a great line, Norm!”. In , the stadium was named Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, after Ben Hill Griffin, a lifetime fan of the Gators and donor to the University of Florida. September 9, Football stadium named Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during dedication ceremonies. The stadium is named in honor of Ben Hill.
Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, more commonly known as The Swamp, has The stadium is named in honor of Ben Hill Griffin Jr., a life-long Gator. Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium has a colorful nickname thanks to In , Sports Illustrated writer Sally Jenkins called Florida Field a. Upgrades to Florida football's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium could mean fewer seats. One of the The field at “The Swamp” is now named after him. The man credited with calling Ben Hill Griffin Stadium "The Swamp" will now have his name on its field.