The Texas Longhorns will have new home turf to defend next football season. Late last week, workers completed installation of a new FieldTurf surface at Royal-Memorial Stadium.
The new field replaces a FieldTurf surface installed in 2009. The life expectancy for artificial turf is typically eight to 10 years. UT athletics spokesman Nick Voinis said Monday, “We didn’t have to replace it. … It could have lasted a little bit longer.”
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