Updates have been completed on The List for college football teams along with pro football as those leagues have started back up and we have two new stadiums added to The List. They may not be for a BCS team, but they are just as important in my eyes. First, down in the retirement community of Boca Raton, congrats to Florida Atlantic University, as they have a new on-campus facility: FAU Stadium. Their old home of Lockhart Stadium down in Fort Lauderdale remains as some minor-league soccer continues play there. Also, down in North Texas, the Mean Green have closed down Fouts Field and replaced it with Apogee Stadium.
In other news, California is doing some major renovations to Memorial Stadium, so they are playing at AT&T Park for the year…interesting that they didn’t play at Candlestick. In Akron, I had to remove the crumbling Rubber Bowl from the list as I can’t find any evidence of high school football still being played there. If there is, send me an email. After I made my visit to InfoCision Stadium, I looked into their old home near the airport and did you know the Rubber Bowl has lights on the field, in the way of fans’ views? Lots of other negative thoughts on that stadium from others too. Over in the NFL, only one change and that’s to Denver’s stadium name, which is now Sports Authority Field at Mile High (instead of Invesco Field). Who cares, everyone just calls that place Mile High anyway.
Also, all of the reviews are posted on the right. Despite weather impacting 3 out of 5 stadium trips, I am gratefully thankful none were postponed or cancelled. Something I always am concerned about when I venture to an outdoor facility far from home. Had a great time at all of them!