Pay Dye Field will get it’s grass back today.
Turf sod rolls weighing 1,800 pounds each and covering 160 square feet are currently being unloaded outside Jordan-Hare Stadium and will begin being laid this afternoon. The sod was produced by Bent Oak Farms, located in Foley.
Eric Kleypas, Auburn’s manager of Turf and Landscape Services, said the installation will take approximately 24 hours.
The field’s old sod was removed two weeks ago in order to clear away nearly a decade’s worth of drainage-impeding (not that you could tell) organic matter that had accumulated since it was laid in 2003.
As a result, Pat Dye Field will be four inches lower than it was last year.
* Happy Gene Chizik Day!
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* Barrett Trotter knows when to hold’em
* Bear Bryant’s lost year at Auburn
* Classic punxploitation flick features broadcast of Auburn game
* Auburn students stand in for Joaquin Phoenix, stars of Space Camp (1985)
* The G.I. Joe from Auburn
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Does this mean my seat just got worse?
Walker Hall says
If your seats are on the bottom few rows, especially row 1, your seat may be significantly better. I have had seats at the bottom before, and it was difficult to see over the heads of the players and coaches. 🙂
Bart C. c/o '95 says
Ahhh. It’s glorious to see a John Deere tractor at work inside JHS. Cow College and proud of it!
nice job boys
I was part of the crew