EKU ATHLETICS | FBS is still the goal, but only if it is definitely the right move

06/30/2016 06:04 PM

The Colonels’ football team is just one of the many athletic programs at Eastern Kentucky University set to experience major renovations to their facilities. Roy Kidd Stadium is scheduled for improvements to existing facilities in addition to increased seating for Colonel fans.

It is just one step in the continued growth of Eastern’s football program, which could also include an invite to a FBS conference. That invite is the goal, but Athletic Director Steve Lochmueller says EKU will only accept if the school is in a position to thrive at the FBS level.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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