The University of Maryland has been hard at work this offseason, digging up its football field at Byrd Stadium. Officials have confirmed that they are planning on using some form of synthetic turf instead of grass, but have not confirmed what it will look like yet.
One of the ideas that someone created and posted online is a black field that uses a texture that is known as “terraprint.” Terraprint, alluding to the Maryland mascot, is a print texture that looks like a diamondback terrapin.
While a black field could cause some issues (black uniforms on black turf isn’t so great for the TV cameras, not to mention the field could get quite hot), the terraprint idea is a good one.
But what if a terraprint field was a more traditional green?
An announcement should be coming within the next few weeks. Fans of the Terps will be waiting.
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