Byrd Stadium Gets Turf, University of Maryland Is Breaking Ground But Not Tradition

Posted on May 23, 2012 by

Categories: Field equipment

Byrd Stadium is home of the Maryland Terrapins football and lacrosse teams, which compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. It’s currently under construction to make way for a new turf field. Sources have told LPG that the field will rival the Blue “Smurf Turf” at Boise State University. Rumored colors include Grey and White. However, other terp fans have been circulating this picture around:

Byrd Stadium was first erected in 1950 in order to replace an older, much smaller stadium of the same name. In 1991, the five-story Tyser Tower, featuring luxury suites and an expanded press area, was completed on the south side of the stadium, as well as the Gossett Football Team House adjacent to the east endzone. Since 1991, additional renovations have been made in order to make the stadium more accommodating to fans.

The new field might be the home of future NCAA Quarterfinals. Just saying…

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  • http://twitter.com/dt3 David Thompson

    Have you ever felt the heat coming off a turf field in the middle of summer?? Imagine what that would be like coming off an all black turf field. Facemelting.

  • Tom

    How about a red field with yellow lines?  SICKNESS!

  • Cam

    Imagine Maryland wearing their all black Uni’s on this field, it would camouflage them! However, this is a sweet design and would love to see it happen!

  • Cam

    Imagine Maryland wearing their all black Uni’s on this field, it would camouflage them! However, this is a sweet design and would love to see it happen!

  • http://twitter.com/dhall Damian Hall

    No, it’s blinding check out Eastern Washington’s field, it’s just not right.

  • http://twitter.com/dhall Damian Hall

    No, it’s blinding check out Eastern Washington’s field, it’s just not right.

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  • surface of the sun

    with the helmets, gloves, and padding, can you say.. hyperthermia? or.. heat stroke?

  • Anonymous

    I think the black field pic above is just somebody’s idea of what it could look like … not sure there’s any chance that will actually happen. But who knows at this point.

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