MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The University of Memphis announced Thursday as the day shovels will meet dirt to signal the beginning of construction on the a new 76,000-square foot indoor practice venue for football.
It includes a 100 yard field. plus areas for academics and nutritional support.
The vision has been four years in the making, but a groundbreaking date is finally here for the Tigers.
The project is part of the U of M's $40 million 'Time to Shine' campaign, which also includes a new 58,000-square foot basketball facility that's already under construction.
The project is funded by private donations to the U of M Athletic Department.