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    NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Nebraska, once again, is considering adding seats to Memorial Stadium:

    http://www.omaha.com/article/20100524/BIGRED/705249814/



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Yay, Husker talk!!


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    I wish we had an 80k capacity stadium.


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I wish we had an 80k capacity stadium.
    Economically, I don't think anyone would turn down 80k paying customers. Having said that, I've never been more uncomfortable at a game in my life as I was sitting in Memorial Stadium. Nothing like having a total stranger's knees in your back for 3+ hours (and mine in the back of the guy in front of me).



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I wish we had an 80k capacity stadium.

    You can have an 80,000 capacity stadium....


    YOU JUST HAVE TO PAY FOR IT...................

    HellsBells Bro ISU cant even come up with enough money to bowl in the south endzone.....

    The last stadium expansion was 1974 and it still hasnt been finished!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    is there 80,000 people in the state of Nebby?



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    While I loathe nearly everything Nebraska related, their fans have proven their loyalty with their wallets time and time again, whether it be through ticket sales, pay per views etc... They have no risk with expansion, they'll continue to sell out regardless of how many seats they add. It's a nice luxury to have, and nearly every school in the country should be envious.



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Must be nice having an endless supply of $$$...


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBobby View Post
    You can have an 80,000 capacity stadium....


    YOU JUST HAVE TO PAY FOR IT...................

    HellsBells Bro ISU cant even come up with enough money to bowl in the south endzone.....

    The last stadium expansion was 1974 and it still hasnt been finished!!!!!!!!!!
    I know bro, just wishing. Once I win the lottery you can bet a chunk of it is heading ISU athletics way.


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    I wish we had an 80k capacity stadium.
    We'd barely fill it to 60% capacity.


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Economically, I don't think anyone would turn down 80k paying customers. Having said that, I've never been more uncomfortable at a game in my life as I was sitting in Memorial Stadium. Nothing like having a total stranger's knees in your back for 3+ hours (and mine in the back of the guy in front of me).
    Exactly. It's a very cramped stadium, not to mention that 2/3 of their seats are in the end zones.



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by drednot57 View Post
    We'd barely fill it to 60% capacity.
    I am willing to be that when NEB, Iowa and maybe UNI come that it would be filled 100%.


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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Economically, I don't think anyone would turn down 80k paying customers. Having said that, I've never been more uncomfortable at a game in my life as I was sitting in Memorial Stadium. Nothing like having a total stranger's knees in your back for 3+ hours (and mine in the back of the guy in front of me).
    you are so right ,trying to fit a 20 inch *** in a 18 inch seat, don't stand up you seat is gone



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    While I loathe nearly everything Nebraska related, their fans have proven their loyalty with their wallets time and time again, whether it be through ticket sales, pay per views etc... They have no risk with expansion, they'll continue to sell out regardless of how many seats they add. It's a nice luxury to have, and nearly every school in the country should be envious.
    How hard is it to be loyal to a team that's had, what, 1 or 2 losing seasons since the 60's?



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    Re: NU Again Considers Expansion To Memorial Stadium

    No way they keep selling out if they increase much more. There is no one in that state to buy the tickets!


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