Field at Jack Trice

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  1. CycloneVet

    CycloneVet Well-Known Member

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    I was at the WV and KState game. Both times the field appeared slippery. I'm curious if it's time for artificial turf? Thoughts?
     
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  2. isuno1fan

    isuno1fan Well-Known Member

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    I cannot say this more emphatically.


    NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!
     
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  3. farminclone

    farminclone Well-Known Member

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    No.

    Bad fall with way too much rain. Also the night games make it worse.
     
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  4. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member
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    Iowa State has an incredible grass field. It should remain that way.
     
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  5. RedlineSi

    RedlineSi Well-Known Member

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    The grass is dormant. Not sure what people expect.
     
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  6. wxman1

    wxman1 Well-Known Member

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    Hell to the naw!!!!

    It is still a fantastic surface.
     
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  7. BikeSkiClone

    BikeSkiClone Well-Known Member

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    Aren't they finding that artificial turf may be more risky for injury?

    Also, our field turf management crew does an amazing job given the conditions they work with. Follow them on Twitter (twitter.com/cycloneturf) to see what it takes to prep the field every week and post-game.

    If you want to see **** field conditions, watch a game at Northwestern.
     
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  8. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    The coaches were not happy with the surface this year.
     
  9. JP4CY

    JP4CY Well-Known Member
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    Check out Pitt. They play at the Steelers stadium. It's absolutely horrible.
     
  10. CTTB78

    CTTB78 Well-Known Member

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    Don't they know Iowa State is a turf expert school?
     
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  11. ISUAgronomist

    ISUAgronomist Well-Known Member

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    JFC it isn't even the offseason yet and we have stupid threads like this.
     
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  12. CyBobby

    CyBobby Well-Known Member

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    I "Agree" one hundred percent...for crying out loud guys we are a land grant university with an Agronomy School and you want to put in an artificial RUG.....NO way JOSE....

    .....and remember GO CYCLONES
     
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  13. BoxsterCy

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    No kidding, this fall sucked. I had frozen turf here several weeks ago. Had to pound a metal rod through the frozen ground in order to get fiberglass reflector poles to mark the curbline for the plows.

    While watching with some guys at a gamewatch I was talking about the turf. Seemed, cause **** weather, that some guys cutting a couple weeks ago were taking out divots, didn't notice that last night. Also reminisced about the Nov. 12th Colorado tornado game, the one with the tornado. Warm and humid as hell that day, same time of year.
     
  14. Beyerball

    Beyerball Well-Known Member

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    It is late November what do we expect? The problem is maybe players should change to deeper cleats and u won’t slip around.

    Artificial turf hell no....Now Artificial grass is something some teams are doing now. But Turf is dumb...
     
  15. aeroclone

    aeroclone Well-Known Member

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    Link?
     
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  16. pulse

    pulse Well-Known Member

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    Hook, line, and sinker.
     
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  17. CycloneVet

    CycloneVet Well-Known Member

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    Settle the **** down I asked a question? I am partial to grass myself.
     
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  18. ClonesTwenty1

    ClonesTwenty1 Well-Known Member

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    I’d like to play on concrete.
     
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  19. cycloneML

    cycloneML Well-Known Member

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    They don’t cover it?
     
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  20. cc1091

    cc1091 Well-Known Member

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    I remember the days when JTS had artificial turf. Blown out knees were a regular occurrence.
     
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  21. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    We’ve literally won national awards for how good our field is.
     
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