Ross Bjork offered an update to the Vaught-Hemingway Stadium updates and the training field renovations.
Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork offered an update on the renovations being made to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at a Rebel Road Trip event in Jackson, MS.
"“Everything is on time and everything is under budget. That’s a good thing. It will be ready by Sept. 10.”"
Bjork confirms that Ole Miss is getting new lights in the football stadium, a vast improvement to the lighting system the stadium has now.
"“There’s a lot of construction happening right now on campus,” Bjork said. “We finished up the practice fields last week for football. Our track facility, it will be done in the middle of August. The big thing is the north end zone project along with new sound system, new lighting, new natural tuf field that the guys will play on. So a lot of improvements. A lot of little things that maybe people won’t necessarily recognize, but when they turn on, I think they’ll notice them.”"
The changes being made to the Oxford campus is bringing in a new era of Ole Miss athletics. The basketball team just played their first games in the new Pavilion.
The expansion being made to Vaught-Hemingway will make it the largest football stadium in the state of Mississippi. Giving Ole Miss a stadium that will hold 64,038 people.
Joshua McCoy, the Ole Miss athletics photographer, offers some updates to the Ole Miss stadium update and training field renovations.
Read the full interview with Ross Bjork at 247Sports.com.