Thanks to our good buddy BWO, we have a replay of today’s WKYT special entitled “Our New Kentucky Home: Commonwealth Stadium.” You can watch the video below or on our 2015-2016 UK Football Full Games Replay page.
Also, check back later tonight for the hour long WKTY UK Pre-season Football Special.
Some of the highlights from this special include:
– Brief clip of Stoops talking about the new stadium and how he wants to fill it up.
– The confidence the construction crew has on having the stadium completed and ready to go by opening day.
– The new turf and its benefits.
– A look back at some classic games at Commonwealth Stadium.
– Behind the scenes of the construction (suites, recruiting area, etc.).
– Memory lane talk of when Commonwealth Stadium was first built and used in 1973.
– Voice/phone interview with Fran Curci (UK coach from 1973-81).
– What some of the current UK football players think about the new stadium (featuring Mikel Horton, Josh Forrest, Marcus McWilson, Farrington Huguenin, Melvin Lewis, Jon Toth, Thaddeus Snodgrass, Jacob Hyde, Ramsey Meyers, Jeff Badet, and George Asafo-Adjei.)