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The South end zone includes a massive area called “The Zone” where ticketholders can hang out and eat before, during and after games for $500 a year. They can’t see the field, unlike the pricier area for luxury box holders above.

Alabama officials offered up 1,000 tickets, 500 below capacity as a trial run.

“It sold out in two weeks,” said Thad Turnipseed, the Tide’s director of athletic facilities.

With both end zones filled out, lead architect Courtney Puttman doesn’t see much room for further growth in the stadium.

“I think this was meant to be the final touch to the stadium,” she said, “the final statement about Crimson Tide football.”