Pollard - "guessing around 60K"

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  1. mustangcy

    mustangcy Well-Known Member

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    Per the call in show. Said it could be anywhere between 55-65K. Said if he had to guess somewhere around 60K.
     
  2. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    He will make sure we can hit 60k, but not much more
     
  3. Dopey

    Dopey Well-Known Member

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    I don't really see the problem with that.
     
  4. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    Actually there is nothing wrong with 55k, but people need to complain.
     
  5. BBHMagic

    BBHMagic Well-Known Member

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    Did he specify if that meant actual seats or total with the hills?
     
  6. A-town Cy

    A-town Cy Well-Known Member

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    I want 61,000. Put us just ahead of OK State, Texas Tech, & West Virginia.
     
  7. cyhawkdmb

    cyhawkdmb Well-Known Member

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    That would include the north hillside.
     
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  8. CyFan61

    CyFan61 Well-Known Member

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    Why does this matter again?
     
  9. 83Clone

    83Clone Well-Known Member

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    60,000 seats and luxury boxes around the top. You could make a lot of bond payments with the rental from 10 more suites.
     
  10. cyclone87

    cyclone87 Well-Known Member

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    60k sounds good to me
     
  11. UNIGuy4Cy

    UNIGuy4Cy Well-Known Member

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    Havent they had issues selling the suites they have now? I know people who have suites and seems there have been open ones.
     
  12. F5cy

    F5cy Well-Known Member

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    Must have sold well enough that JP sold his own suite so as to get the extra revenue..
     
  13. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    60k would be more than enough for us.
     
  14. NorthCyd

    NorthCyd Well-Known Member

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    Sounds about right, if not a little too much.
     
  15. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    Right now we have ~43,000 real seats in the stadium. Capacity up to 53,000 + 6,800 hillside seats on the north end is an addition of 10,000 real seats which is huge.
     
  16. A-town Cy

    A-town Cy Well-Known Member

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    "17-18 year olds buy with their eyes" -CPR yesterday.

    Our coaches use having the 20th largest scoreboard (I know we've moved down last 2 years) as a selling point to recruits. You don't think coaches would like to say we have the 3rd largest stadium in the Big 12 Conference?
     
  17. dualthreat

    dualthreat Well-Known Member

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    It sounds good to me.

    Can advertise the stadium as one of the biggest stadiums in the conference.
     
  18. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    I have no doubt, JP is looking at this.
     
  19. 00clone

    00clone Well-Known Member

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  20. aauummm

    aauummm Well-Known Member

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    #20 aauummm, Nov 26, 2013
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    Yep, the 2008 RDg drawings show a bowled in stadium capacity of 53,000. Plus approximately 7,000 on the north hillsides would bring the total to 60,000. You are right on the money.


    EDIT: In adding up RDg's own numbers from their plans, I come up with a proposed stadium seating capacity of 53,200. Then if we add 6,800 for the north hillsides that would bring the total proposed stadium capacity to 60,000. Jamie is a numbers man, I'm sure that he'll find a way to up the capacity to 61,000.

    Links:
    http://caterclan.webs.com/5_ES01.pdf
    http://caterclan.webs.com/5_ES02.pdf
     

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