Auburn football going indoors
Short summary: It's happening.
The Board of Trustees on Friday approved plans to build a 100-yard, enclosed facility on the current practice grounds. Athletic director Jay Jacobs said the department needs to raise $16 million privately to cover construction costs.
He's hoping the facility, which also can provide training space for other sports, will be completed before the 2011 season begins.
``This is a huge step forward for our football facilities," coach Gene Chizik said.
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