On June 19, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees will meet to put the final stamp of approval on a $20-million project to upgrade the north end of Spartan Stadium. A two-level building on the stadium’s north end is nearly set to be constructed to house both teams’ locker rooms, an officials’ room, an equipment room and a post-game media center.
Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis said the biggest improvement with the new building will be the locker rooms. ”The locker rooms date back to the 1960s. In the 1960s, there were 60 guys on a team and the average weight of the players was in the mid 100s. Now, teams bring 100-plus, and the average weight is 200-plus, so you have bigger guys, more guys, all in that same confined space designed for the 1960s.”
On Wednesday, Mark Dantonio tweeted out a picture of the proposed home locker room in the new building.