Photos: TAMU has big, big plans for Kyle Field
Texas A&M has jumped into the SEC with both feet. Even the most ardent Aggies supporter could not have imagined an 11-2 debut for Kevin Sumlin, complete with the school's first Top 5 finish since 1956 and its first Heisman Trophy winner since 1957. Complete with the win over eventual national champion Alabama, and Texas A&M is a trendy pick to start the 2013 season with a No. 1 ranking.
Texas A&M also needs to renovate Kyle Field. This has been known for a while and many ideas have been floated, including abandoning the stadium entirely for a year while a grandstand was leveled and rebuilt, while the Aggies would make a temporary home in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio or some combination of the three.
Combine the two above paragraphs and you get what is displayed below, renderings of the ultimate renovation to Kyle Field.
"The dazzling renderings have not been finalized or approved, but I’ve been assured these are accurate in terms of A&M’s overall plans," writes Texas A&M beat writer Brent Zwerneman.
The top photo was provided by the 12th Man Foundation, the athletic department's fundraising arm. Whether or not the rest make it into reality, the school has committed to a half-billion investment beginning immediately after this season.