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Athletic director says Michigan was offered to play at 160,000 seat venue

It was either in North Korea or at a race track, probably.

It was not Comerica Park.
It was not Comerica Park.
Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Neutral site games are all the rage in college football these days, so it's no surprise that Jim Harbaugh's Michigan team was offered the chance to play in one. According to UM interim athletic director Jim Hackett, they even got offered to play at a 160,000 seat venue.

There is only one stadium in the world that can fit that many people, and it's in North Korea! Rungrado 1st of May Stadium seats 150,000 people, though it could probably add 10,000 more seats if it needed to. The second largest stadium in the world is Michigan Stadium, with nearly 110,000 seats.

More likely, Hackett was alluding to a race track. Bristol Motor Speedway, which will host Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech in 2016, holds 160,000 people.

Still, let's picture a conversation between Jim Harbaugh and Kim Jong-un. Oh, to be a fly on the wall for that one.