Reliant Turf and Meineke Car Care Bowl

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  1. Koolaid Time

    Koolaid Time Drink Up!

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    I hope Uncle Bob has a couple of dozen spare pallets of turf out in the Parking Lot and enough grounds crew on duty to replace any turf damaged today in this stupid Bowl Game.

    It would really suck for Andre or someone to get injured tomorrow because of bad turf and miss the Playoffs.
     
  2. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, maybe its just my new LED HDTV flat screen I got for Christmas, but the field looks like crap.

    I hope the whole thing is replaced by tomorrow.
     
  3. EllisUnit

    EllisUnit Serving Koolaid

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    yeah i was thinking about this earlier. Would hat to see AJ go down again because of a bad field
     
  4. Showtime100

    Showtime100 Got JJ?

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    Damn Aggies. (kidding Ag's) :D
     
  5. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    We've been discussing this in the Bowl Game thread.

    JJ Watt happened to post a pic on Twitter. I put it up in the above mentioned thread.
     
  6. TejasTom

    TejasTom Heisenwatt

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    Turf looks horrible.
     
  7. Stemp

    Stemp Brew Master

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    Cold weather and rain isn't letting the grass recover.
    They need to rethink the turf or at the very least, the fall and winter maintenance.
     
  8. TexanSam

    TexanSam Hall of Fame

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    Read on twitter yesterday that the middle of the field is going to replaced for tomorrow's game. Still pretty ridiculous that the whole thing can't be replaced. I hope this gets fixed next season.
     


  9. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Every year we say this and nothing changes and I can't figure out why that is. It's not like players haven't been hurt on this field already (Welker comes to mind) and we all saw Cushing do that weird twist a few weeks ago. How many people were holding their breath when he went down?
     
  10. Stemp

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    How about our great rookie punter messing up his leg just running down the field?

    Something needs to be done.
     
  11. htowntexans1985

    htowntexans1985 1st Round Pick

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    They just confirmed on ESPN it would be changed out. They actually showed the forklift drivers putting the pallets together before the game. And then showed the few dozen pallets of fresh grass out in the parking lot.
     
  12. ThaShark316

    ThaShark316 #28

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    Let's get the field with the rubber pellets. :clap:
     
  13. Dutchrudder

    Dutchrudder King of the Potato People

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    I hope it gets fixed tomorrow. This is the kind of stuff sports writers in town need to address. It could be holding the team back.
     
  14. m5kwatts

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    Barwin is at the game and had this to say

    Doesn't seem to think it's a big deal.
     
  15. Dutchrudder

    Dutchrudder King of the Potato People

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    Just saw one of the NW cheerleaders limp out of the end zone after doing some flips. Looked like it could be turf related as her landing was fine.
     
  16. DX-TEX

    DX-TEX #BattleFightin

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    He is drunk. Seen the twitter pics of his fridge?
     
  17. rush2112mn

    rush2112mn All Pro

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    That field does not look good....maybe they are holding the better conditioned field for tommorrow.....
    Some of the players from both sides were slipping on the field......not sure why.....

    Maybe they need to do some research into the field and the condition it is kept in......

    I was thinking maybe they need to invest in a big greenhouse....or something like that to house the grass they use for games.......
     
  18. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    They won't replace the whole field for tomorrow. Even if they did, from what I hear, the new grass has not been growing up to par in Pearland because of the screwy weather conditions this year.


    Funny short piece I found:

    link
     
  19. Ruinondd

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    Just got back from the game, yeah some pieces of the field look like crap. Saw divots being kicked up just from the aggies warming up. First time I've got to go to Reliant, such an awesome stadium, why oh why do they use such a broken system for the field :(

    At least after 6 bowl games I finally got to see the aggies win. Sorry for the field.
     
  20. SheTexan

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    I was at the game and I totally agree, it looked like crap. BUT, it looked like it was the last field we played on because you could see where they painted over the Texan logo. There's NO freaking way they're leaving that field for tomorrow! Kubiak would have a stoke!!
     

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