Editor's note: In response to the divisive Stuff Mizzou People Like article that was published last week, JW emailed us about smaller renovations that might enhance the Faurot Field experience. I asked him to share them here. What do you think about some of these ideas?
It’s been 13 years, Faurot Field needs to be updated. If not to make us more appealing in the (inevitable) event of conference realignment, but also as a “wow” factor for recruiting. There are a lot of quick and relatively less expensive things we could do to at least make Faurot Field look more beautiful and grand, here are some ideas just to jumpstart…
On the West side, simply build high brick walls on both sides of the press box that go up (almost) just as high and extend them to the end of the stands, and build a high brick wall on the East side that is the length of the stands (this could also help keep the fan noise in the stadium, and take away the unsightly view of the top of the Hearnes Center). Build high brick walls at the North entrance for a grand appearance. (May be build a short brick wall around the top of the South stands, and move the Hill closer to the North endzone to take away the tacky look of the temporary stands we put there for big games.)
Tiger Fans, what do you think? Whether or not you like these ideas, do you all have some ideas to quickly and “inexpensively” renovate Faurot Field to make our home stadium more beautiful and grand? We just renovated our Athletic Training Complex, time to renovate our stadium.