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    K-State construction of their new press boxes/suites/etc. on the west side of their stadium is nearly completely. Here's a photo with the old press box super imposed to give you an idea of how much bigger the new one is.

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    Some more pics inside and out.

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    Man that's massive compared to the old press boxs
     
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    Its really pretty crazy how much they expanded and upgraded. It really needed it though, the old one was pretty shoddy despite the face lift it had gotten about a decade ago.

    View from inside today. Getting close.
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    That is nice, :clap: good job KSU.
     
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    Inside seems nice, but the outside looks like they copied Lane.

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    That does look pretty similar. Oddly enough the President of KSU, Kirk Schulz, is a Virginia Tech grad. Coincidence? Maybe not!
     
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    Whats funny is, while Nebraska is adding a shit ton more seats, K-State is actually giving up some seats in favor of better facilities and more luxury boxes.

    Still, it needed to be done. That press box/west stadium was not indicative of a program that wants to play big boy football. So good on them.
     
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    What do mean by big boy football
     
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    Meaning the facilities did not match the level/quality of the product being presented on the field. We all know that facilities are playing a bigger role in recruiting and if K-State wants to recruit well and present themselves as a national brand they needed to have facilities that present them in that way. The west stadium expansion lives up to that. I would look for Vanier (offices, locker rooms, training facility at the north end of the stadium) to be updated within the next 3 to 5 years as well.
     
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    Some I took yesterday...

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    Damnit.... I have some cool ones from the crow's nest on top of the new press box, but they won't load to imgur for some reason.
     
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    They enclosed the NE corner, completing the full loop and adding another giant video board. Looks pretty good.
    *photo taken from S facing N
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