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    Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    well, here is yet another program spending the necessary funds to compete at a high level......

    $105 million stadium renovation announced by TCU | CollegeFootballTalk.com



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    "The current official seating capacity is 44,008; the release states that "after construction, Amon G. Carter Stadium will have a seating capacity of 40,000 that can be expanded to more than 50,000 seats.""

    An upgrade in quality and a downgrade in seat number...interesting.




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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    See that, TCU cant even fill there stadium and they are doing an expansions



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by headington View Post
    See that, TCU cant even fill there stadium and they are doing an expansion
    Not really. See quoted text above.




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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    We need to stop living in the 1950's and upgrade JTS already.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    "The current official seating capacity is 44,008; the release states that "after construction, Amon G. Carter Stadium will have a seating capacity of 40,000 that can be expanded to more than 50,000 seats.""

    An upgrade in quality and a downgrade in seat number...interesting.
    Beat me to it. That's a awefully expensive upgrade to lose 4000 seats.

    Of course, Iowa lost some seating in their last renovation, didn't they?

    Clearly there's some plan in there to make the 10K expansion much, much easier. Otherwise, why mention it? It'd be interesting to see how that would work.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    OP, please reference your avatar.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    "The current official seating capacity is 44,008; the release states that "after construction, Amon G. Carter Stadium will have a seating capacity of 40,000 that can be expanded to more than 50,000 seats.""

    An upgrade in quality and a downgrade in seat number...interesting.
    Sounds like they wanted to add some new luxury boxes and improve the amenities. I don't think their average attendance has been that high so this might help keep the current fans happy and bring in some new ones. Then they can expand to 50K+.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    This isn't about not wanting to do an expansion. It's about not having the funds to do the expansion. If we had the funds, it would happen.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by RyCy04 View Post
    OP, please reference your avatar.
    duly noted, and agreed with. Just couldn't help putting this out there.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by BooneCy View Post
    This isn't about not wanting to do an expansion. It's about not having the funds to do the expansion. If we had the funds, it would happen.
    All these stadium expansion threads should start and end with this statement.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Oh boy! Here we go again! Who's the dude with the RAGE sig. & the blindfolded Rolling Stone chick avatar that always says, "Why waste millions to make Jack Trice look more empty?" He always cheers me up.




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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    The TCU renovation adds suites, club seating, and lounges. This can generate a lot of revenue, and could probably make up for the 4000 lost seats easily.



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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    There are more coming....
    Boise State expects to announce plans later this month for a Bronco Stadium expansion.

    Boise State has invited boosters to “An Evening on the Blue — Celebrating the Bronco Stadium Expansion Campaign” on Aug. 27 at Bronco Stadium.

    “It is paramount that we build for the future,” the invitation says.



    Read more: Boise State plans to announce Bronco Stadium expansion campaign | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com


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    Re: Yet another JTS renovation thread (TCU)

    Quote Originally Posted by JCloned View Post
    There are more coming....
    Boise State expects to announce plans later this month for a Bronco Stadium expansion.

    Boise State has invited boosters to “An Evening on the Blue — Celebrating the Bronco Stadium Expansion Campaign” on Aug. 27 at Bronco Stadium.

    “It is paramount that we build for the future,” the invitation says.



    Read more: Boise State plans to announce Bronco Stadium expansion campaign | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
    I sure hope they keep that vomit enducing blue turf the same as always.



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