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Arkansas releases plans, pictures for $35 million athletic facility


Arkansas is doing its part to keep up with the ever increasing need for top-notch facilities in college football.

Today, the university unveiled the drawings for a new, $35 million football operations center, which is set to begin construction sometime this year.

The 80,000-square-foot facility will house new coaches offices, locker rooms, team meeting rooms, training rooms, equipment rooms, lounges, a study area and football museum. The total time of construction is projected to be 18 months.

However, there’s been no word yet on whether the facility will feature a multi-colored waterfall flowing into a pool of pure gold inhabited by actual mermaids like Oregon’s athletic offices.

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long said that $12 million had already been raised and that the rest of the funds would be gathered through donations.

To see the drawings of the facility, Click Here.

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10 Responses to “Arkansas releases plans, pictures for $35 million athletic facility”
  1. rolltide510 says: Jan 20, 2011 9:43 PM

    Oh good, a football museum. Arkansas will finally have a proper facility to house all their championship trophies.

  2. WingT says: Jan 20, 2011 9:49 PM

    I hate to hear this – it will only help them with recruiting.

    roll tide

  3. spudvol says: Jan 20, 2011 11:46 PM

    That’s not a training center, THIS is a training center-

  4. overratedgators says: Jan 21, 2011 12:01 AM

    The locker end caps look like giant Scrabble tiles.

  5. hoggeek says: Jan 21, 2011 11:02 AM

    Good to see our Alabama and Florida friends are stalking our program; a little fear is good for the soul.

    See how I totally ignored Tenner there?

  6. edgy says: Jan 21, 2011 11:41 AM

    spudvol says:

    That’s not a training center, THIS is a training center-


    Oh, look, it’s Crocodile Tennessee: )

  7. dmoore2144hogs says: Jan 21, 2011 5:09 PM

    Hey rolltide the Homer I saw your sarcasm. Its a SPORTS facility not a football center. For your information Arkansas has 42 National Championships as a school, including in Football and in Basketball.

  8. dmoore2144hogs says: Jan 21, 2011 5:13 PM

    Looks like the Tennessee facility would fit in our lobby. Go Hogs, WPSooooiiiieeeeeee

  9. rolltide510 says: Jan 21, 2011 5:16 PM

    dmoore2144hogs –

    Don’t let yourself get trolled on the internet that easy. It’s embarrassing to your school.

  10. masterofthegridiron says: Jan 23, 2011 10:28 PM

    Arkansas is gonna make a run for a National Championship next year.

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