January 20th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The landmark that made Boise State a household name nationwide will get a refresher this spring. Boise State has received permission to spend up to $600,000 to start replacing the iconic blue turf at Albertsons Stadium from Idaho’s Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council, a board charged with approving state public works projects. Boise State Athletic Director Curt Apsey confirmed to the Idaho Statesman on Friday that the school will replace the blue turf after spring practice and in time for the start of fall practices before the 2019 season. The turf will remain its trademark Bronco Blue, but Boise State will expand it to cover the areas where the track used to sit with a shorter turf to “complement the turf in appearance and provide slip resistance to the players,” according to the project proposal. -Michael Lycklama and Dave Southorn, Idaho Statesman. Read More.

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