#3 - Ole Miss Football - Back to Natural Grass in 2016
In case you missed it, Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on the campus of Ole Miss will be removing their synthetic surface and replacing it with natural grass for the 2016 season. The playing surface was transitioned from natural grass to synthetic in 2003. The field was replaced with another synthetic field in 2009. Athletics director Ross Bjork's comments are HERE.
Head Coach Hugh Freeze's comments are HERE. Note the 130 degree comment!
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Will this be the first of many to convert back to grass, or will this be an exception? Based on practice trends I am seeing at all levels, I think this will be the first of many.
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