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    New scoreboard

    New football scoreboard will have six times the viewing area as the current scoreboard and be in high definition. This is per Pollard on call in show tonight.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    AWESOME!!



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Yes please.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    The big question is, what is it going to look like?!?! Somebody ask him that question!!



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    Re: New scoreboard

    3000 sq feet I think he said, 22nd largest in the country. Texas is 8000 sq feet roughly and is the largest.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Current scoreboard is 543 square feet. That means...

    543 * 6 = 3,258

    That puts us at the 10th largest scoreboard in the nation!?!?!

    List of largest scoreboards in NCAA college football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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    Re: New scoreboard

    The current video board has 543 sq ft of viewing area. Conservatively, 3000 sq ft would put us at the #13 video board nationally.

    edit, damn beat me to it



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    Re: New scoreboard

    The new board will have about 3,000 sq ft viewing. Current is 500 and ranks 62 out of 66 BCS schools in size. The new board will put ISU at #22 in size. Yes, the board will be HD.

    Godzillatron at Texas has 8,000 sq ft viewing area.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Quote Originally Posted by cyatheart View Post
    3000 sq feet I think he said, 22nd largest in the country. Texas is 8000 sq feet roughly and is the largest.
    3000 puts us up around 10-12 as referenced in above link.

    MAYBE the 3000 sq ft isn't actual screen real estate.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Quote Originally Posted by twojman View Post
    The new board will have about 3,000 sq ft viewing. Current is 500 and ranks 62 out of 66 BCS schools in size. The new board will put ISU at #22 in size. Yes, the board will be HD.

    Godzillatron at Texas has 8,000 sq ft viewing area.
    22 and 3000 dont mesh. 22 would put us at right around 2300



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    Re: New scoreboard

    3,000 would actually be 13th.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    The current video board has 543 sq ft of viewing area. Conservatively, 3000 sq ft would put us at the #13 video board nationally.

    edit, damn beat me to it

    Damn this new scoreboard will be badass.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    will this come before or with the bowling in of the south end zone?



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan987 View Post
    will this come before or with the bowling in of the south end zone?
    Before. This will happen before next season.



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    Re: New scoreboard

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    22 and 3000 dont mesh. 22 would put us at right around 2300
    I went based on what Pollard said. I was running when I heard him speak.



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