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I wish we took our football as seriously as Arkansas State

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Buffnik, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    First, they hired Gus Malzahn away from Auburn to be their head coach last December. $850k base salary (Embree makes $725k base).

    Then, last month they announced their facilities project (set for completion in 2014):

    [video=vimeo;48766399]http://vimeo.com/48766399[/video]

    http://www.arkansassports360.com/86748/video-red-wolves-unveil-facility-upgrade-plans

    Somehow, they were also able to secure Liberty Bank as a naming sponsor for their 31k seat stadium this year ($5 million donation).

    Back in 1991, CU was coming off a national championship and Arkansas State was joining D1 for football. It took 21 years, but they have surpassed us in current relevancy on the college football landscape.
     
  2. Hawk Love

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    Sounds like what's going on up the road in Ft. Fun :huh:
     
  3. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    their fans are as savvy as CSU. They recognize that a stadium has other revenue sources:

     
  4. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    Except that indoor practice facility looks longer than 70 yards.
     
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    dply Doble hoja Club Member

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