Four weeks ago, a team of 35 people replaced the field with 1.4 million pounds of new Alabama-grown sod. Then, the Tifway 419 hybrid Bermuda grass received round-the-clock care, including maximum sunlight and watering.
Before the big game, they flip a switch and the field rolls back into the stadium.
Now that’s cool.
And that’s what you get for $455 million.
Here's the time lapse video of the field going into the stadium:
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