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College football: SEC vs. Big 12 facilities — by the numbers

How do the football facilities of the Big 12 and SEC directly stack up against each other? Let's take a look.
BY GINA MIZELL, Staff Writer, gmizell@opubco.com Modified: August 30, 2013 at 9:00 am •  Published: August 25, 2013

2,000: The square footage being added this summer to West Virginia's revamped weight room, which already encompassed 24,000 square feet. By comparison, Alabama's is 34,000 square feet.

94,000: The square footage of Kansas State's indoor practice facility, the largest in the Big 12 and one of the biggest in the nation.

60,000: The square footage of Iowa State's recently completed new football complex.

80,000: The square footage of Mississippi State's recently completed new football complex.

3: The number of 70-inch TVs in Alabama's “Captains' Lounge.”

40 million: The cost of Georgia's renovated football facility, which includes a new weight room, indoor practice facility, training room and players' lounge.

450 million: The cost of expanding Texas A&M's Kyle Field, which will make it the largest stadium in the state of Texas at 102,500 in 2015.

1,200: The total number of club seats expected to be in Baylor's new stadium opening in 2014.

3,200: The number of club seats expected to be added to the south end zone alone during LSU's most recent expansion project scheduled to be completed in 2014.

1: The number of electrical outlets — perfect for charging cellphones and other mobile devices — in each locker of Ole Miss' renovated locker room in its indoor practice facility. That feature is becoming standard across college football's new locker rooms.

38 x 100: The dimensions of Texas Tech's new video board at Jones AT&T Stadium, which is believed to be the eighth-largest in college football. Texas' is the largest in the Big 12.

1: Number of mixed martial arts fighting cages in Tennessee's new weight room.


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