On-Site and On-Deck

On-Site and On-Deck


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Marc Lyons and I have given ourselves the self-guided tour of Cowboys Stadium, and I'll be posting photos as fast as my wireless air card will allow in the Photo Gallery...

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Most of the on-field work has been dedicated to preparing the college turf for use tomorrow night. The stadium uses three different artificial surfaces: one football surface marked for the Cowboys (Star at the 50-yard line, colored end zones, NFL hashes, etc.), a college football field (no extra markings, NCAA hashes), and a soccer pitch.

Crews are mechanically and manually "brushing" the college turf, making sure the rubberized pellets are fully integrated into the turf blades.

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BYU and Oklahoma team officials have been busy unpacking their semi-trailers throughout the early afternoon. The Sooners have been given the NFL Visiting Lockerroom, while BYU was placed in the "Arena" Lockerroom. The Cowboys' lockerroom is obviously not used.

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BYU players and coaches are due here at 3:30pm CT for their pregame "look-around."

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