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Texas A&M-Commerce Lions unveils abusrdly ginormous midfield logo (photos)


Up until just a few minutes ago, I had no idea there was such a school as Texas A&M-Commerce, let alone that it had its own football team, no offense intended at all.

The school competes athletically in Division II’s┬áLone Star Conference over a variety of sports, but as is the case often anywhere in Texas, football reigns supreme.

The Texas A&M-Commerce Lions have won 24 Lone Star Conference titles. Even more impressive — maybe — former NFL quarterback Wade Wilson played for the Lions, when the school was known as East Texas State. Remember Whiskey Wade?

Anyhoo, over the past several months, the school has been making some improvements to its football stadium, primarily involving a new installation of turf. And as the turf was laid down, it became abundantly evident that the school may have been hellbent on having the hugest midfield logo in all of college football. And without confirming for sure, it looks like Texas A&M-Commerce accomplished that presumed goal.

Via, where an extensive photo gallery of the turf’s installation can be perused:


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Sweet merciful crap! That is one large Lion. Forget about the blue turf at Boise State, the ginormous yellow lion’s head of Texas A&M-Commerce that takes up darn near the middle two-thirds of the field is the craziest playing surface in all the land.

[H/T SB Nation]