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    Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    A&M will sport biggest football stadium in state | www.statesman.com


    Check the video here: Home | Redevelopment of Kyle Field

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    Sorry if this was already posted. Did a search and could find only very very old threads.


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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Geez. $450 mil. And for the Aggies. What a waste. Kinda like kicking Mack Brown while he is down. Wonder if the new Baylor tarp will be two-sided for them to borrow. How many mason jars can you get for $450 mil? Buy some new yell leader uniforms. Home of the 12th man (their state legislator).



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    $450 Million?!?!

    I am super jelly right now...



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Enjoy the debt mason jars


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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Quote Originally Posted by cobraclone71 View Post
    $450 Million?!?!

    I am super jelly right now...
    Hell, I'm jealous of the $9m the regents gave EIU. What could we do with $450m??



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    To put that in perspective, Reliant Stadium, home to the Houston Texans, cost $352 mil ($455 mil in today's dollars).


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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    That is insane. $450 million.... Must be nice.


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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Mason Jars better up there production!!



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    How long before Texas ups theirs? Besides I'm not surprised it's costing them that much. A significant amount has to be going into making that place sanitary, up to code, and structurally sound



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Quote Originally Posted by hexodat64 View Post
    How long before Texas ups theirs? Besides I'm not surprised it's costing them that much. A significant amount has to be going into making that place sanitary, up to code, and structurally sound
    I would imagine anytime. (waiting on funds) And with A&M now renovating their's and making it the largest stadium in Texas, it might light a fire under some Texas Booster's ***.
    I know they had plans to renovate their south endzone at some point, bringing their total capacity to over 120,000.


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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I would imagine anytime. (waiting on funds) And with A&M now renovating their's and making it the largest stadium in Texas, it might light a fire under some Texas Booster's ***.
    I know they had plans to renovate their south endzone at some point, bringing their total capacity to over 120,000.
    Yeah, I heard similar. Texas already has had plans to expand, they are just waiting for the right time.



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    I saw on Bleacher Report that the plan is to demolish the entire west stadium; the third deck on that side and the press box may be only about 15 years old. They'll get most of the seats with the expanded south end-zone.



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Quote Originally Posted by hexodat64 View Post
    How long before Texas ups theirs? Besides I'm not surprised it's costing them that much. A significant amount has to be going into making that place sanitary, up to code, and structurally sound
    Plus an upgrade to the scoreboard at the General Dog Cemetery ain't cheap


    I'm not even joking, they have a scoreboard set up at the place where they bury deceased mascots so they can see the score of the game




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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Why does Kyle Field need to be renovated?
    Because Texas A&M deserves the finest collegiate facilities and the goal is to build the greatest venue in the history of college football. Millions of people see Texas A&M University through football Saturdays in the fall and this facility will make a statement that the Aggies do not settle, we commit to excellence in everything we do. A redeveloped Kyle Field will amplify and honor our past and our traditions while expanding the intimidation factor.
    Nobody is as full of themselves as Texas A&Mason Jar U.



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    Re: Texas aTm $450 million renovation of Kyle Field

    Funny how TAM can't even keep the focus in this thread without conversations starting about Texas.



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