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    Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Don't know why they didn't list Iowa State's new facility being built.

    College football -- Facilities arms race proves recession-proof - ESPN



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    Don't know why they didn't list Iowa State's new facility being built.

    College football -- Facilities arms race proves recession-proof - ESPN
    because it is ESPN and it is all about ratings / page views. ISU isn't important enough.



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    because it is ESPN and it is all about ratings / page views. ISU isn't important enough.
    But Indiana is? I'm pretty sure our football team gets more fan support than IU of their football team.


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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    It's because it's a Big 10 article. Notice the only schools mentioned are Big 10 schools.


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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Hard View Post
    It's because it's a Big 10 article. Notice the only schools mentioned are Big 10 schools.
    Except for all the quotes from Kentucky professors and the Georgia AD? Or the assortment of schools listed in the sidebar from all sorts of different conferences? It was kind of a big picture article. You can't really expect them to mention every athletics construction project in the country, unless it's meant to be some sort of definitive chart.



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    ESPN doesn't care about ISU, their own Big XII blogger had an article ranking the Big XII's football facilities and he originally said that ISU was renovating Jacobson.

    Some how we ranked 9th!!!!!!!

    Ranking the Big 12 facilities by team - Big 12 Blog - ESPN



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by sngorman View Post
    ESPN doesn't care about ISU, their own Big XII blogger had an article ranking the Big XII's football facilities and he originally said that ISU was renovating Jacobson.

    Some how we ranked 9th!!!!!!!

    Ranking the Big 12 facilities by team - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
    who would you put us above? the three schools directly above us all are either finishing up or are starting some pretty drastic upgrades to their stadiums that will make them very nice

    obviously there are more to facilities than stadiums but im sure it got by far the most weight


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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by sngorman View Post
    ESPN doesn't care about ISU, their own Big XII blogger had an article ranking the Big XII's football facilities and he originally said that ISU was renovating Jacobson.

    Some how we ranked 9th!!!!!!!

    Ranking the Big 12 facilities by team - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
    it says the new facility is to replace to the jacobson building...it doesnt say they are renovating it so they are technically correct



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by sngorman View Post
    ESPN doesn't care about ISU, their own Big XII blogger had an article ranking the Big XII's football facilities and he originally said that ISU was renovating Jacobson.

    Some how we ranked 9th!!!!!!!

    Ranking the Big 12 facilities by team - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
    The article also mentions there is no great difference between 4 thru 10. IMO, after we get done with the new Football Complex. Then we concentrate on Bowling in the South End. Expand the Press Box and Suites. And we have a pretty nice setup.

    We are improving one step at a time. With facilities and also with the team we put on the field.



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    it says the new facility is to replace to the jacobson building...it doesnt say they are renovating it so they are technically correct
    It said "renovating" until enough people apparently told him he was wrong.

    "The team is getting a new football facility as well, replacing the Jacobson Building."

    The sentence structure is still poor. Now it reads like the Jacobson Building is going away.



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    Re: Article on FB facilty construction thoughout the country

    Quote Originally Posted by TallKidIsTall View Post
    who would you put us above? the three schools directly above us all are either finishing up or are starting some pretty drastic upgrades to their stadiums that will make them very nice

    obviously there are more to facilities than stadiums but im sure it got by far the most weight
    Texas Tech doesn't even have an indoor practice facility (unless you count the shed they used for Craig Jame's son) yet some how they are #4?

    The original article did state that we were renovating Jacobson (which is technically true since wrestling is moving in there) which just shows how much DU cares about ISU. Very lazy journalism.



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