247Sports recently ranked the 20 best college football facilities in America heading into 2019. And the Kentucky Wildcats came in at No. 15.
The university spent $45 million to upgrade its football training facility in 2016. The improvements totaled 100,000 square feet. Every player’s locker is ventilated with a cell phone charger, lock box, and cup holders.
Take a look for yourself.
Brad Crawford of 247Sports says that this proves the administration’s belief in what Mark Stoops and Co. are doing on the gridiron. And it’s already paying dividends as the Cats won nine game this season and are heading to Orlando for the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day.
But that wasn’t the only upgrade UK made. They also renovated Commonwealth Stadium (now Kroger Field) for $120 million in 2015. And Crawford notes the reviews have been “extremely positive” thus far.
Kentucky is considered a basketball school across the country, but funneling money into the football program like they have in recent years shows their commitment to changing the narrative.
Kentucky ranks ahead of the Florida State Seminoles and USC Trojans. Other notable schools on the list include the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Michigan Wolverines, LSU Tigers, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Alabama Crimson Tide.
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