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SBD/July 8, 2014/Facilities
Univ. Of Houston Secures Naming-Rights Deal For On-Campus Stadium With Credit Union
Published July 8, 2014
ROBERT RULES: FOXSPORTSSOUTHWEST.com's David Ubben reported a 9.5-foot bronze sculpture of Redskins QB and former Baylor QB Robert Griffin III "will be installed in the south end zone plaza of McLane Stadium the week of Baylor's season opener against SMU on Sunday, Aug. 31." The statue will "rest in front of panels and photos celebrating his accomplishments" at BU. The "official pose is being kept under wraps until the final unveiling" (FOXSPORTSSOUTHWEST.com, 7/7).
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE: Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp on Thursday said that construction on the east and south sides of Kyle Field is "coming along nicely." Sharp: "Everything is on budget and on time, and is rolling right along. We're very pleased with the progress." In Houston, Brent Zwerneman noted Kyle Field is undergoing a $450M renovation, with the "new south side and refurbished east (student) side scheduled to hold fans in time for the home opener" against Lamar on Sept. 6 (CHRON.com, 7/3).