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Pretty good look. Different, but I like it.
By the time ours is done, we'll be ready to renovate it.
So I'm guessing Las Vegas wants UNLV in the PAC whatever
I like ours waaaay better. That place looks like a giant couch in front of a TV the way they have the Cowboys-esque megavision.
That looks pretty sweet. Kind of odd to have such few seats on that one side, but its a cool looking stadium.
Lol! It is like a couch! Nobody (except the few facing away from the screen) will watch the field. Everyone will be watching that giant screen. My guess is it could be quite a distraction for the players too.
I agree. It will entice recruits, but as a fan I personally would not want that in my stadium. Jerryworld is awesome, but the screen is in fact a distraction and I think it takes away from the game. There's something to be said for attending a game and watching each play in person. Think about it. If you've been to a Jerryworld game (Cowboys or Baylor), then my guess is that your memories have an awful lot of screen shots and fewer actual images of the game on the field.
I know there is a lot of money in Vegas, but $800 million for a team with no football history? I'll be shocked if it actually comes to fruition.
there must be some bigger things afoot... Conference championship games; part of the BCS pool; etc... Hard to believe they would do $800 million focused on UNLV's program. Still feels like this will be a colossal financial failure though.
It's Vegas. I'm pretty sure they're hurting already.
It'd likely be a Las Vegas stadium and the university leases it. Lots of empty seats though when they're playing in it.
Pro Ecclesia, Pro Mundus
maybe trying to make a bid for a BCS bowl.
I think it's pretty cool and is thinking ahead. With the advances in televising games and HD technology, you've got to have the WOW factors like the huge screens and luxuries that you can't get at home to keep casual fans coming to games instead of going to bars and staying at home. Just my opinion.
Yeah, that's what I'm guessing. Similar to UTSA playing in the Alamodome. Vegas has great places to play basketball, boxing matches, even rodeos. They need a football stadium.
NFL team bid to follow? The NFL has always said no to Vegas because of gambling but that may have eased. Who knows.
Gotta be towards the Pac 12 to grow.
You can not bet on games that are played in Vegas, so I do not think this is wise to have a BCS game!
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It's also not near big enough in terms of capacity to host a BCS bowl.
I'll be honest. It's cool. I love the idea.
That said, this thing will be $900M to $1B by the time it's all done. I'm not jealous of that price tag and there is no way on god's green earth that UNLV could get it done except for Vegas money. The stadium would get used for conventions, would probably attract a better bowl game, maybe even try to get in the BCS bowl rotation in the future, etc.
60,000 is a bit small for a pro team but there are 5 teams who are averaging less than 60k and 9 less than 62k. So maybe they could attract a Jacksonville type franchise?
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