Booming revenue boosted in large part by huge television rights fees have led college football programs to spend their money in some creative ways, including an intense competition for the most decked-out facilities to appeal to recruits.
May 09, 2017
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Clemson's new facility includes a bowling alley, a nap room, laser tag and even an indoor slide.
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Auburn's video board
The 190-feet-tall-by-57-feet-side screen cost $14 million and is the largest in college football.
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Oregon alum and Nike co-founder Phil Knight keeps the Ducks state of the art in a 145,000-square-foot facility.
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The lockers, which use a 43-inch TV monitor in place of a standard nameplate, cost $10,500 each.
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Ohio State's locker room
Yes, that is a waterfall in the Buckeyes' locker room.
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The Crimson Tide's facility features an arcade room, billiards tables and a 212-seat theater to use for team meetings.
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Florida State's locker room
Florida State updated its locker room as part of its $250 million "Champions Campaign." The overhaul added statues of great players in the Seminoles' history and iPads in every locker.
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