New Baylor Stadium: Now Texas Can Actually Have a Good College Football Venue

On Friday, Baylor regents gave a thumbs-up to the construction of a new $250-million stadium that will post up on the Waco campus and alongside the Brazos River. If Waco City Council green lights the $35 million tax increment financing zone funds that would be needed, then the 45,000-seat venue could be ready in time for the 2014 season.

More importantly, we could all say "good riddance" to the circa 1950 abomination that is the off-campus Floyd Casey Stadium. Too bad we can't bid adieu to just about every other college football venue in the state of Texas.

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Steve Jansen is a contributing writer for the Houston Press.
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