New H.S. Football Stadium in Allen, Texas Will Blow Your Mind

This is a picture of the new football stadium for the Allen Eagles.

When you look at it, for a split second, you might wonder if the Eagles are an expansion NFL franchise. They are not.

Upon closer inspection, and once the shock wears off, you’ll assume that it’s a stadium for a college football team – possibly a mid-tier Division I team. Nope.

It’s a high school football stadium.


Allen (Texas) High School’s $60 million football stadium. (Image via: Aerial Photography, Inc.)

The lesson: don’t mess with Texas. Not when it comes to high school football.

What is surprising to me is how little I was surprised to see that this is a high school stadium in Texas, or that $60 million would be spent on it. Having lived here now for 4+ years, I can say that even as much as we Hoosiers love our high school basketball…I think Texans love their high school football even more. Just slightly though. Frankly, both are pretty insane.

The stadium’s capacity is 18,000, and it is expected to be full for most of team’s bigger games. In fact, though $60 million sounds crazy as a price tag for a football stadium, especially considering the national narrative of slashing education budgets, it seems to make sense to many of the folks in Allen.

Keith Whitmire wrote a piece for FOX Sports that provides the background: “Allen H.S. unveils $60 million football stadium”.

I’d read the article, but I can’t stop staring at the picture.

About Jerod Morris

I love words. I write for Copyblogger and founded MSF, The Assembly Call, & Primility. I practice yoga, eat well, & strive for balance. I love life. Namaste. Say hi on Twitter, Facebook, & G+.


  1. Weird….football is where brain injury is born. Maybe it’s time Texans rethink their priorities in both educational funding and mental health.

  2. I always emailed this webpage post page too
    all my contacts, since if like to read it after that my links will

  3. Wow, awesome blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?
    you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your web
    site is wonderful, as well as the content!

  4. Hello Web Admin, I noticed that your On-Page SEO is is missing a few factors, for one you do not use all three H tags in your post, also I notice that you are not using bold or italics properly in your SEO optimization. On-Page SEO means more now than ever since the new Google update: Panda. No longer are backlinks and simply pinging or sending out a RSS feed the key to getting Google PageRank or Alexa Rankings, You now NEED On-Page SEO. So what is good On-Page SEO?First your keyword must appear in the title.Then it must appear in the URL.You have to optimize your keyword and make sure that it has a nice keyword density of 3-5% in your article with relevant LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing). Then you should spread all H1,H2,H3 tags in your article.Your Keyword should appear in your first paragraph and in the last sentence of the page. You should have relevant usage of Bold and italics of your keyword.There should be one internal link to a page on your blog and you should have one image with an alt tag that has your keyword….wait there’s even more Now what if i told you there was a simple WordPress plugin that does all the On-Page SEO, and automatically for you? That’s right AUTOMATICALLY, just watch this 4minute video for more information at. Seo Plugin

  5. Hello People I merely found an excellent web site which includes info about all the famous fighters in the past as well as existing. It has pictures of fantastic boxing champs such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Mike Tyson As well as various other terrific fighters. It also has links to numerous videos featuring these boxing greats, as well as a means to go over popular boxers with other boxing followers around the Net. For example this former champion Ingemar Johansson, from Sweden. Known for his powerful right hand and dropping Floyd Patterson many times before winning the title fight. However, Floyd got his revenge later by beating him.

  6. Hello there Guys I just found a terrific web site which showcases info concerning all the renowned boxers in the past and also the present. It has photos of fantastic boxing champions such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Mike Tyson and also other wonderful boxers. It additionally has inks to connect to numerous video productions showcasing these boxing greats, and a method to discuss renowned fighters with various other boxing followers around the Net. For example, this former champion Ingemar Johansson, from Sweden was known for his powerful right hand and dropping Floyd Patterson many times before capturing the title. However, Floyd got his revenge later by beating him. Go check it out.

  7. I found a terrific website for boxing followers. It is a boxing web site which has video clips of the greatest competitors of perpetuities. The video clips are mainly of the leading one hundred boxers of all times and there are many video clips on this internet site. You should check the website out.

  8. loved the blog and your style

  9. Cordie Wada says:

    loved the blog and your style

  10. There may be noticeably a bundle to find out about this. I assume you made certain nice points in options also.

  11. “This is a really good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere. Short but very precise info… Many thanks for sharing this one. A must read post!”

  12. VCmkVy Thanks-a-mundo for the article post.Really thank you! Really Cool.

  13. I cannot thank you enough for the post.Much thanks again. Will read on…

  14. provider for the on-line advertising and marketing.

  15. I truly appreciate this blog article.Really thank you! Really Cool. click here

  16. Major thankies for the blog.Thanks Again. Much obliged.

  17. We can no longer afford established veterans if they have interest in him than expected.

  18. Really enjoyed this article post.Really looking forward to read more. Cool.


  1. […] New H.S. Football Stadium in Allen, Texas Will Blow Your Mind August 8, 2012 By Jerod Morris […]

Speak Your Mind