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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Lots of departments will feel these things when the bubble bursts.
    Exactly, they are spending $350 million and not increasing capacity (or revenue streams) at all? Just adding a nuclear warmed and glowing field... Hmm... Hello McFly?

    I'm sorry but that whole brochure screams gigantic bubble. Its almost all just marketing glitz and extravagances.


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    Re: OU getting $350-400 miillions renovation

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    This is good for the Big 12. I want opponents having awesome facilities. Makes the conference look even bigger/better/more legit.
    True true but I'd also like to see schools other than Texas and Oklahoma have major revonations. When the perception to a lot of people is the Big 2 and little 8, it's nice to see the other 8 schools making major improvements.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

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    Shame we only got 5 renderings for our renovation.


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    Re: OU getting $350-400 miillions renovation

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesForever View Post
    True true but I'd also like to see schools other than Texas and Oklahoma have major revonations. When the perception to a lot of people is the Big 2 and little 8, it's nice to see the other 8 schools making major improvements.
    TCU has a brand new stadium.
    Baylor is going to have a brand new stadium (opening in 2015?)
    Okie State, KSU and us have all done/continue to do major renovations
    TTU and WVU have pretty good stadiums already, no clue if they have any upgrades planned.
    KU has a track.

    I'd say that's pretty good for the little 8.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Here is baylor's for reference (it will be open for this season):

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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Quote Originally Posted by ArgentCy View Post
    Exactly, they are spending $350 million and not increasing capacity (or revenue streams) at all? Just adding a nuclear warmed and glowing field... Hmm... Hello McFly?

    I'm sorry but that whole brochure screams gigantic bubble. Its almost all just marketing glitz and extravagances.

    Revenue stream - suites. Chairbacks ate a lot of regular stadium room, it's more than made up for in suites


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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    More Renderings

    https://oklahoma.rivals.com/photofea...=895&fid=46323

    * SEZ jumbo tron will become the largest in the nation, passing A&M's proposed by 1000 sg ft


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    Re: OU getting $350-400 miillions renovation

    The track will always be in the hearts of hundreds of jayhawk football fans.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

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    Shame we only got 5 renderings for our renovation.
    These are things that 370mill buys. I'm sure the videos and renderings cost close to a million.... When you have little you spend it where it counts.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Am I the only one who think KU tearing out the track was bad idea? Seemed like one thing that was distinguishable about their stadium.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    Am I the only one who think KU tearing out the track was bad idea? Seemed like one thing that was distinguishable about their stadium.
    They opened a brand new track complex this spring (also with separate competition facilities for soccer and softball), so there was no need for the track inside the football stadium anymore.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Well good for them, it is beautiful. Oklahoma has won multiple national championships, played in and won other BCS games and has had a great football tradition for well forever. I would hope the support would be very high, and the cash rolling in.

    The goal that should be ours is to build something that is better than schools on our level of success because that is truly who we compete with for recruits, not Texas, OU, USC, Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Oregon, etc. We don't compete with them in any facet of the game of college football except on the field.



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    Re: OU getting $350-400 million renovation

    Holy balls. Those OU renderings look insane.



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