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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    $75 mil?? Did a big donor step up to the plate for them?



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Its amazing how everyone else has these kinds of donors lying around.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    The company I work for I read yesterday they were awarded the project...if I see plans or concepts I will try to post and keep y'all updated.

    sounds like a pretty extravagant project.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    $75 mil?? Did a big donor step up to the plate for them?
    Looks like a good time for JP to announce a big new pressbox expansion. (sort of)



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Its amazing how everyone else has these kinds of donors lying around.
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    K-State has a lot of well off donors/fans and not all of them are in the eastern part of the state.


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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    good god...when will we improve that South end zone.

    so tired of looking like a high school stadium.


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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.
    The money for the concourse expansions, scoreboard and football only building didn't just appear out of mid air. We have had plenty of donors step up and as soon as a new project is announced, we will have more. Our stadium has gone through plenty of upgrades despite the program apparently not improving over the years.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    That's going to look strange. Currently, the East grandstand is higher than the top of the west press box.


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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.
    There are people with the money who won't pull the trigger.

    Iowan frugality, I guess.


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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    There are people with the money who won't pull the trigger.

    Iowan frugality, I guess.
    This is what Im saying. There are some folks who want to see success first. They probably dont believe investment in bowling in the end zone leads to wins. They want to see the wins first.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.
    Haven't had any 10-2/Conf championship seasons in that time span.



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    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    good god...when will we improve that South end zone.

    so tired of looking like a high school stadium.
    We? Unless you plan on cutting the check yourself, I suggest you calm down because you have no room to complain.



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