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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by cytown View Post
    Ours, Wisky's and Iowas. That doesn't preclude me from looking at SQFT, dollars and amenities for all BCS schools though. Ours is very nice - don't get me wrong. Its no frills though, which I really like. We don't have the $$$ for IPADs and ps4's in the lockers. But our setup is functional and a huge step forward. I will get to see Tennesse's new facility later this fall - that one I'm really looking forward to.
    I thought what, at least temporarily, set our weight room apart is the weight "stations". I can't remember the company but I think we were the first site to have their latest version installed. The Oregon ones look like just a cage with weights but maybe all the pieces aren't in the picture.

    Oh, and we have a full size indoor football field attached to our weight room not just some girly 40 yard electronically timed track so Oregon can suck on that!



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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    What's really disturbing - is that our athletic department helped fund that.

    Well, us along with every other "Nike" AD. Seems wrong in a way.



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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    Oh, and we have a full size indoor football field attached to our weight room not just some girly 40 yard electronically timed track so Oregon can suck on that!
    Don't think their indoor is attached right to their new facility but think it's pretty close:








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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Thats nicer than any Pro team's facilities that I've seen. But what else would Oregon do with their money? They can't pay their players... wait they do pay their players. And get caught. And nothing happens.


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    One of you bums need to get off CF and go invent a sports company that makes Billions.. then buy us one of those


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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    F*ck Oregon.



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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Its hard to imagine Oregon not becoming one of the big power houses in College Football. If I was a recruit, I would go there in a heart beat



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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by BigJCy View Post
    SI.com has a different photo gallery now up:

    Oregon's Football Facility: Behind the Scenes - Photos - SI.com


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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

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    F*ck Oregon.
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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    Their weight room floor is made of "Brazilian hardwood." WTF? Iowa State does a great job of being dollar-wise with the funds we have, yet still trying to jump a few steps up in this crazy arms race in college sports. If I were a recruit, I would want to know if I have everything I need to develop to my athletic potential the same at ISU as anywhere else. I think we do that. As with all of our facilities - Sukup, Bergstrom, the new track, soccer field, and softball stadium - while they're not super fancy and opulent, they do say that ISU is very serious about sports and in competing.
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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    The foosball table wasn't a tornado table. Not impressed.

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    A tv built into a mirror. Pure genius.



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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    I thought what, at least temporarily, set our weight room apart is the weight "stations". I can't remember the company but I think we were the first site to have their latest version installed. The Oregon ones look like just a cage with weights but maybe all the pieces aren't in the picture.

    Oh, and we have a full size indoor football field attached to our weight room not just some girly 40 yard electronically timed track so Oregon can suck on that!
    Yes, our squat racks are 10x nicer than Oregon's. We have the automated hydraulic "mono" racks, and I believe every rack also has a Tendo-Unit (which measures speed and power of the bar).
    Oregon has the standard power rack. Both are very nice and expensive racks, but our's are just a lot nicer with more bells and whistles. Our squat racks are the best of the best. A mono rack (rack where you don't have to walk out with the bar, the clips just flip back and fourth to catch the bar) with hydraulic rack adjustments (just push a button to raise or lower the bar rather than having to manually move the racks for the bar) are huge bonuses.

    I also like how our weightlifting platforms are built level with the weight room floors surface. Rather than Oregon's that are a standard platform raised about 3" above the ground, like most weight rooms. If you've spent a lot of time around platforms, those things can be easy to trip over and stumble on, especially after a hard squat day and your legs are numb. Another bonus feature to ISU's.

    What do those 2 things tell me?
    It says ISU spent it's money on actual weight lifting equipment and efficiency in the weight room.
    Oregon spent it's money on looks. Really? Why in the F do you need a hardwood floor in the weight room?!? That floor is going to get so beat up from weights being dropped on it, it will look like Crap in a couple of years. The floor alone probably cost as much as all of our Hi-Tech squat racks (which cost 5x as much as Oregon's racks)
    Oregon probably has a "Please wipe off your shoes" sign hanging on the weight room door.


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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Hate to be that guy........

    He's going to be a Cyclone and he already said he would visit there regardless but yeah it's going to attract recruits

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    I definitely wouldn't mind taking a visit to Oregon after looking at their new facility.... ��������


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    Re: Oregon's new Football Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by CyTwins View Post
    Hate to be that guy........

    He's going to be a Cyclone and hee already said he would visit there regardless but yeah it's going to attract recruits I

    Allen Lazard@AllenLazard51m
    I definitely wouldn't mind taking a visit to Oregon after looking at their new facility.... ��������
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