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turbopir8

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I hear ya and agree but we had made a financial commitment and


we were too deep to stop cold. We definitely needed to replace the old Press Box. However to go back, start over with new designs, and break contractual commitments already signed, would have been even more in costs and time than what we did. The Trade Tower does complement the stadium and gives it a nice enclosure. I agree the plain concrete is cheap looking. If I could snap my fingers and change one thing it would be the facade of the Murphy Center. That design was changed for whatever reason from its original look which was much nicer than what we ended up with in the final version.

The Trade Tower has all suites and boxes sold with a waiting list. The majority of the outdoor open seats are sold.

The larger problem I see is that many of today's students we're not fans of football growing up and did not play football. Soccer became the popular sport due to the injury fear in football. We all grew up playing football and being fans of football. As more of today's youth grow into adults, I foresee a lack of football fans across-the-board especially in our areas. However, if we can get back to winning on a consistent basis, I still think we could pull in 40-45k on a regular basis IF we are playing quality, well known opponents - and that is our biggest problem lately.

(In response to this post by Kolchak)

Posted: 10/14/2021 at 1:49PM



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