The Oklahoma State Cowboys will be getting a new playing surface ahead of this upcoming college football season. AstroTurf announced today that Boone Pickens Stadium will be converted from Football Pro (made by Millennium) to AstroTurf 3D Decade (good for 10 years). The project will begin on May 12th and be completed in time for the Cowboys’ first game against Missouri State on September 6th. Jimmie Tramel alerted us to the news.
Breaking fake grass news: OSU announces new AstroTurf will be installed at Boone Pickens Stadium.
— Jimmie Tramel (@JimmieTramel) March 19, 2014
OSU had tested out two practice fields with another AstroTurf product (3D Xtreme), and the school was happy with the results. Here’s what AD Mike Holder had to say:
“Our players, coaches and staff have been extremely satisfied with our AstroTurf fields at the Sherman Smith Center. When it came time to replace the turf at Boone Pickens Stadium, we decided to stick with AstroTurf.“
The Cowboys will host six home games this upcoming season – their matchup with Florida State on August 30th will be played in Arlington, Texas.