KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

A New Chapter Begins at Kyle Field

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

The Aggies finished their last home game of the season in style Saturday, as they beat Mississippi State 51-41. It was a particularly special game; as it was the last game football players competed at Kyle Field before it undergoes massive changes.

The University wasted no time, as News 3 watched as pallets of the grass field was removed and the goal posts were taken down just hours after the game. A&M officials said Kyle Field drew a record 697,000 fans in its final season before the $450 million redevelopment.

The University contracted Fortex Grass...who said they were happy to work through the night.

"It's a lot more simple than you'd think our machine does all the work we have a couple of guys who pack the pieces onto the pallet itself they drive over and I think it should take us about 12 hours to get it all off," said Fortex Grass employee Mark Graf.

According to Fortex Grass, a total of 115 pallets of grass was sold. fans were scheduled to pick up their pallets Sunday morning.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 231315471