But another, and perhaps more important, item was that the red turf would provide a home-field advantage never before seen in Cheney, Washington.
The most popular colored turf is the blue turf of Boise State University. The Broncos installed their blue turf in 1986 and have dominated at home since then.
*NOTE: Boise State went 10-0 in the 1994 season while competing in the FCS regular season and playoffs when they were members of the Big Sky.
Now that is home field advantage!
Well yesterday the red turf of Roos Field, or the Inferno as it's called, claimed another victim. The Sacramento State Hornets lost in the final seconds to Eastern 28-24.
Eastern improves to 3-0 on the red and 6-2 on the season (5-1 Big Sky).
The home field advantage is starting!
And if you missed the feature on the red turf that ESPN ran before the Boise State/Oregon State football game a few weeks ago, here it is: