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NMSU to Install Artificial Turf
$1 million gift to help fund new turf at NMSU’s Aggie Memorial Stadium

Quote:A $1 million donation from businessman Stan Fulton will help New Mexico State University fund installation of a new, synthetic turf at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The new turf is expected to improve player development, help with player recruitment and increase community accessibility to the stadium.

“Stan Fulton continues to be one of the university’s greatest supporters,” said NMSU President Garrey Carruthers. “From faculty chairs to academic buildings to university athletics, his support continues to help in moving the university forward.”

NMSU head football coach Doug Martin said the new, synthetic turf will help the team train year-round and boost recruiting efforts.

“There are three areas in which I feel the field turf will really impact our football program,” Martin said. “The first is on player development. The turf will give us a surface that we can train on year-round and especially during the off-season, where we don’t have to worry about tearing up the grass inside the stadium.

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Also NMSU received a donation back in February for much needed improvements to our weight room. Also in the works is to get funding for something being described as "athletic-entertainment". What that is and which sport that is for I have no idea.
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Is the turf going to be crimson?
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Will that leave Georgia Southern as the only stadium with real grass in the SunBelt?
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(03-26-2014 09:54 PM)Joebleedsblue Wrote:  Will that leave Georgia Southern as the only stadium with real grass in the SunBelt?

Real grass? What is that?
Can you send us a sample. Must be something new again.
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(03-26-2014 08:00 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Is the turf going to be crimson?

THat has been kicked around on Aggie Message boards. I believe it is going to be green, with the end zones crimson.
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(03-26-2014 09:54 PM)Joebleedsblue Wrote:  Will that leave Georgia Southern as the only stadium with real grass in the SunBelt?

I believe so.

For now.
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(03-27-2014 06:13 AM)eaglewraith Wrote:  I believe so.

For now.

You shut your mouth. I know Roger is retired but we need to keep that grass in Paulson!05-mafia
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A NMSU version of what Wyoming did would be pretty cool.
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(03-26-2014 10:59 PM)CrimsonPhantom Wrote:  
(03-26-2014 08:00 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Is the turf going to be crimson?
THat has been kicked around on Aggie Message boards. I believe it is going to be green, with the end zones crimson.

I think the NCAA passed a by-law stating that all new turf must be green; could be wrong but I think I remeber seeing that somewhere.
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(03-26-2014 10:59 PM)CrimsonPhantom Wrote:  
(03-26-2014 08:00 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Is the turf going to be crimson?

THat has been kicked around on Aggie Message boards. I believe it is going to be green, with the end zones crimson.

Thank god. That blue chit that they have over at BSU is awful. The red turf at Eastern Washington (FCS) is even worse to look at. Football fields are supposed to be green! I know NMSU will get it right.
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I want to say central Missouri (?) Has a alternating purple and gray field

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It is thr Univeraity Central Arkansas. Caught a game there with some friends that went to school there by the end of the 1st quarter I was so dizzy.


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(03-29-2014 06:34 PM)stAte-Alumni2012 Wrote:  It is thr Univeraity Central Arkansas. Caught a game there with some friends that went to school there by the end of the 1st quarter I was so dizzy.


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Our guys absolutely hated playing on that field.
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(03-28-2014 04:50 PM)FIUFan Wrote:  
(03-26-2014 10:59 PM)CrimsonPhantom Wrote:  
(03-26-2014 08:00 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Is the turf going to be crimson?
THat has been kicked around on Aggie Message boards. I believe it is going to be green, with the end zones crimson.

I think the NCAA passed a by-law stating that all new turf must be green; could be wrong but I think I remeber seeing that somewhere.

Yes, the NCAA has by-laws in place that state that the turf has to represent actual grass. The Boise State/Eastern Washington/Central Ark craziness was seen as an advantage to the home teams since they usually wore uniforms the same color as the turf.
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My Favorite is the Black Hole in Oregon.

[Image: West-Salems-football-team-on-the-schools...eld-AP.jpg]

[Image: bilde?Site=J0&Date=20120831&...black-turf]
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(03-30-2014 07:39 AM)CatMom Wrote:  
(03-29-2014 06:34 PM)stAte-Alumni2012 Wrote:  It is thr Univeraity Central Arkansas. Caught a game there with some friends that went to school there by the end of the 1st quarter I was so dizzy.


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Our guys absolutely hated playing on that field.
For those that haven't had the pleasure:
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(03-30-2014 12:20 PM)CrimsonPhantom Wrote:  My Favorite is the Black Hole in Oregon.

[Image: West-Salems-football-team-on-the-schools...eld-AP.jpg]

[Image: bilde?Site=J0&Date=20120831&...black-turf]

You couldnt put that color turf down anywhere in the Sun Belt. Can you imagine how hot that would get for a September game?

San Marcos is still north of 95 degrees for those early season games. I would hate to think what Black turf would do.
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The black makes it look like the playing field burned.
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(03-26-2014 08:00 PM)GoApps70 Wrote:  Is the turf going to be crimson?


Yes, the NCAA has by-laws in place that state that the turf has to represent actual grass. The Boise State/Eastern Washington/Central Ark craziness was seen as an advantage to the home teams since they usually wore uniforms the same color as the turf.


So, is the new turf at Aggie Memorial Stadium going to be brown - or green?

Depends on whether it is rainy season or dormant season!
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Fyi, This is the approved field design for Missouri State... That's one massive logo!

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