Colorado State football unveils new $220 million stadium

Colorado State Stadium, which replaces Hughes stadium, holds a capacity of 41,000 people.

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Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium will soon be open for business.

On Tuesday, local media got a look at the Colorado State football team’s new $220 million home. Construction on the Rams’ football stadium, which began in the fall of 2015, is now complete.

Here was Justin Michael’s view of it from field level:

Here’s a look at it from up top:

Colorado State Stadium, which replaces Hughes stadium, holds a capacity of 41,000 people. The Rams also got new practice fields, a weight room and a locker room as a part of the project.

Each locker comes equipped with a power outlet, as the Denver Post’s Kyle Fredrickson pointed out, because who among us can survive with a dead smartphone?

CSU players report for practice July 23 in anticipation of the new season. The Rams kick off their schedule August 26 at home vs. Oregon State.

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