TIGERS BREAK GROUND ON NEW FOOTBALL COMPLEX …
Clemson University has been spanking its arch-rival the University of South Carolina on the recruiting trail of late … (with a little help from Clemson graduate Nikki Haley, the Palmetto State’s governor).
Now the Tiger program – which oh by the way is currently ranked No. 1 in America – is about to add to its recruiting advantage.
Clemson broke ground this week on a new state-of-the-art 140,000 square-foot football operations complex. The $55 million facility is scheduled to open in February 2017.
Picking up the tab? The school’s athletic department, its booster organization and private donors. An estimated $19.5 million of the project will be financed with athletic revenue bonds.
What will the new facility look like?
Take a look …
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“We are very excited and very appreciative of the approval of this project and a new day-to-day home of our program,” head coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement.
Meanwhile, in Columbia …