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    No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    Check out this promotional video for their new stadium (opening in '09)
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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    All I can say is wow...



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    I hear Pollard is making one of those for the South end zone closure..LOL



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    How much will the sun and wind come into play since it's going to be east-west? There are only a few that run east-west.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    That is sweet! I see why people would want to play there.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    This is why life is good right now as a gopher and cyclone fan

    Also here's a webcam of them building the stadium.

    Construction Webcam : TCF Bank Stadium

    And another...

    Construction Webcam : TCF Bank Stadium



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    I really hope we get a home-and-home schedule with Minnesota so I have a good excuse to go up and see that place!



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    If all it takes is a stadium video... I would think Oklahoma State would have been reeling them in this year. While TCF is nice, it really doesn't compare to what they're building in stillwater.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    That stadium is 10X nicer than the Vikings have!



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    How much will the sun and wind come into play since it's going to be east-west? There are only a few that run east-west.
    Was mostly done so that fans inside the stadium can have a view of downtown MPLS. The only problem will be during sunset when the exposed west side of the stadium is facing the sun.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    Wow, looks like they even created space for their marching band to have rehearsals in. That would never happen at ISU.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    That stadium is going to be quite the price eh? But, I can see from their standpoint of paying the Minnesota Vikings to have their games there, maybe they do maybe they don't, even if they don't, they are missing out on hundres of thousands of dollars on concession sales and tickets! Also, i don't know if they practice there, or if they have somewhere on campus, but that's gotta be a hassle also to work around the vikings practice and such.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    That is a very nice stadium. I can see why kids would want to play there.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    First the Big House gets a makeover and now this. Makes the Kinnick remodel look like a weekend project.



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    Re: No wonder Minnesota had a top recruiting class!

    I still think its funny that its only 50,000 seats. That would make them the 10th smallest stadium in the Conference with Northwestern pretty much tied with them. You would think there would be enough people in the Metro area alone to fill that on a saturday. It was very nice though. Okie state's will be a ton better still, but I would love to call that jack Trice statium. I feel like each year we just keep getting farther and and farther away from the pack.



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