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    Maryland Football Field... black????

    Maryland Football's Black Field Rumors May Have Terrifying, Nightmarish Legs - From Our Editors - SBNation.com

    The Maryland Terrapins are rumored to be working on a new, freakish football field for the upcoming season. These rumors have only been whispered under the cover of nightfall, or in shady back rooms of taverns until recently. It is said the new field would be as black as coal and so terrifying as to turn the hair of a young man stark white.



    This along with those terrible jerseys.... what is happening at Maryland




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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Wouldn't that be really hot to play on?



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Seems like the field would get unbelievably hot in the sun... The green fake grass colored field turf already gets really hot at times...



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    That would be hot as hell to play on for those end of August start of September games. That's really poorly thought out.


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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Maryland has a more temperate climate. Or not who knows.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerdaddy View Post
    Maryland has a more temperate climate. Or not who knows.

    Doesn't take much on filed turf. That rubber holds heat like crazy. Cost Mangino his job at Kansas lol.


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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    If they do go with the field color, I would change the jerseys to be a lot more black and try and play as many night games as possible.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    I lived between DC and Baltimore for 3 years. The climate is more temperate then Iowa. Warmer winters but more humidity in spring, summer, and fall. I would hate to play on black field in Sept and maybe even Oct on a warm day.

    Bad idea IMO



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    It would be brutally hot. It can easily be in the 90s in September with very high humidity (think >75%).

    However, I like it. And I liked the jerseys. Call me crazy.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    I'd be willing to bet that if they actually did this, they would add a cooling system somehow. Maryland (UnderArmour) has money.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Victory through heat stroke. Nice strategy.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Victory through heat stroke. Nice strategy.
    Especially if they wear white 100% at home and force their opponents to wear their dark jerseys there. Conceptually it's a great design. In practicality it's horrible, especially for football.


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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    I'm I the only one who thinks that field looks cool as hell?



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    I'm I the only one who thinks that field looks cool as hell?
    Nope.



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    Re: Maryland Football Field... black????

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    I'm I the only one who thinks that field looks cool as hell?
    Nope, I think it looks cool. I just think the black is asking for trouble.


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