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    UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Cool stadium. Amazing it only holds 40,000. Press box is cool.






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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    That stadium is WAY better than Jack Trice IMO. It's bowled in all the way around, and their pressbox is a lot better than ours.

    The downside to their stadium though is that it only holds 40,000 and it would be tough to expand it much beyond that. Jack Trice could eventually seat about 60,000 if you bowled in the south endzone with two levels.



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    It sits on a former air strip. Interesting.


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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    That stadium is WAY better than Jack Trice IMO. It's bowled in all the way around, and their pressbox is a lot better than ours.

    The downside to their stadium though is that it only holds 40,000 and it would be tough to expand it much beyond that. Jack Trice could eventually seat about 60,000 if you bowled in the south endzone with two levels.
    looks to me like it's basically bowled in with bleechers and the lower level isn't very deep.


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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    34,000 at their opener vs fordham



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Every time I see stadiums like that, I just get upset about how JTS was put together.


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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    That stadium is WAY better than Jack Trice IMO. It's bowled in all the way around, and their pressbox is a lot better than ours.

    The downside to their stadium though is that it only holds 40,000 and it would be tough to expand it much beyond that. Jack Trice could eventually seat about 60,000 if you bowled in the south endzone with two levels.
    Did you even see their scoreboard? That thing ain't got nothin' on CyMax.

    I'd be embarrassed if I was UCONN.



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    That stadium is WAY better than Jack Trice IMO. It's bowled in all the way around, and their pressbox is a lot better than ours.

    The downside to their stadium though is that it only holds 40,000 and it would be tough to expand it much beyond that. Jack Trice could eventually seat about 60,000 if you bowled in the south endzone with two levels.
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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Every time I see stadiums like that, I just get upset about how JTS was put together.
    That Stadium opened in 2003 about 30 years after Jack Trice. Not to mention the state of Connecticut paid for it. Not exactly comparing the same thing



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    For what it's worth. I wonder if the Jack gets as good a score if the review was in November with the wind whipping through the concourses.

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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCYWX View Post
    It sits on a former air strip. Interesting.
    And it looks to be an amazing tailgate setup. Satellite pictures were taken during a game sometime. They have a ton of space between car rows, so plenty of room for games and setups.



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    I don't really understand the hard-on everyone has for bowled in end zones. Upper deck sideline tickets are way better than lower level end zone tickets IMO



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by CysMyBoy View Post
    I don't really understand the hard-on everyone has for bowled in end zones. Upper deck sideline tickets are way better than lower level end zone tickets IMO
    Looks, holding in sound, blocking wind.


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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by CysMyBoy View Post
    I don't really understand the hard-on everyone has for bowled in end zones. Upper deck sideline tickets are way better than lower level end zone tickets IMO
    This.

    Texas A&M has the stadium I would choose to model. Bowled in looks nice, but end zone seats suck.



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    Re: UCONN Football Stadium - Rentschler Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by TitanClone View Post
    This.

    Texas A&M has the stadium I would choose to model. Bowled in looks nice, but end zone seats suck.
    Some people enjoy endzone seating because you can see the play develop better. I don't, but some people do.


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