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South Alabama Facility Open
Didn't realize that they got the go ahead again on building the facility, but anywho here are a few pics.

Wonder if they went with the same folks who initially worked on it or changed to someone else?

https://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2018..._camp.html

To tie it in to UAB, South Alabama's QB Davis is now at UAB and looks to be 2nd to Erdeley in the depth chart at QB. Came because of Vincent.
08-04-2018 08:33 AM
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Same contractor. They were contractually obligated to complete the project. The sub took the heat all though the GC is not very good. I have had them before and I’ll leave it at that.
08-04-2018 10:51 AM
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It does not look as good as UAB's.
08-04-2018 10:55 AM
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Looks like they could have finished putting the walls up for an extra couple Grand. Just a few nails and some plywood needed. 05-stirthepot
08-04-2018 11:12 AM
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looks nice to me...good for them
08-04-2018 12:27 PM
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They also are fighting similar battles with potentially getting a new stadium built in their area.

Also it doesn't look like their facility is tied to their football offices although maybe I haven't seen a great picture of the site yet.

& I agree - good for them on this.
08-04-2018 01:29 PM
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(08-04-2018 01:29 PM)the_blazerman Wrote:  They also are fighting similar battles with potentially getting a new stadium built in their area.

Also it doesn't look like their facility is tied to their football offices although maybe I haven't seen a great picture of the site yet.

& I agree - good for them on this.

One of the biggest differences I have seen with how UAB handled this is that UAB has had the business leaders of the city publicly leading the charge for projects since #TheReturn. It looks like USA went the political route and the mayor tried to strong arm it through and the city council pushed back. Will be interesting to see if they can resolve it.
08-06-2018 08:29 AM
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USA campus is much further from downtown than UAB’s. As the crow flies it isn’t that far. Actually driving it is slow. I did Friday. I can understand some of the the distance to putting it out there.
08-06-2018 04:31 PM
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