Perhaps you heard Spartan Stadium will have new scoreboards in 2012. Here’s a fact you probably didn’t know: The board’s video screen will be the fifth largest in the country, according to AD Mark Hollis. More important, the school says the $10 million project will give Michigan State the biggest scoreboard in Michigan. In other words, it will be bigger than anything at Michigan Stadium. It’s called a rivalry for a reason, people. See a picture of the scoreboard in this post and see more here.
The stadium will feature three boards (see Google images) — two on the north end and one on the south — the crown jewel, a 450-foot long ribbon board at the top of the bleachers. In all, the new videoboards will cover about 13,500 square feet — or roughly 5,500 more square feet than what Michigan Stadium offers.
Speaking of Michigan Stadium, here’s a look at its scoreboard: