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SBD/August 11, 2011/Facilities
UW Releases Some Pricing Details Ahead Of Husky Stadium Renovations
Published August 11, 2011
MUCH NEEDED RENOVATION: In Memphis, Kyle Veazey noted the “most eye-popping part” of the Univ. of Mississippi’s announced $150M capital campaign is “the goal to bowl in the north end zone” of the football stadium and “increase capacity to over 70,000.” Veazey wrote, “But that's overlooking a critically important part: the proposed renovations to the current structure that'll come a phase before the proposed expansion. ... Didn't realize how second-rate the concourses -- especially the bathrooms -- are until I sat in the stands to cover some scrimmages. The concourse experience doesn't put off the vibe of a major college football program” (COMMERCIALAPPEAL.com, 8/10).