Come Fall when they debut their gray football field , Eastern Michigan will join Boise State as the only two FBS schools with turf that isn’t green. EMU announced Thursday that Rynearson Stadium will have gray turf. Gray.
For a program has had more than their fair share of issues with attendance, recruiting and winning, a move like this can only help. People are talking about the Eastern Michigan Eagles football team in June. The last time that happened was 199never.
Per their official site:
“We are grateful for the opportunity to be able to invest in our football program and the new gray Field Turf this summer,” said EMU Vice President and Director of Athletics Heather Lyke. “With the gray field being installed, we will be the only ones in the country with such a design. Most importantly, it helps us build an identity that matches the toughness of our team and connection with our community. This facility enhancement is an important brick in the foundation of Coach Creighton’s vision.”
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