"To have a routine and practice regardless of what Mother Nature brings."
"It's not just the same [as the competition]. It's going to be one of the best in the country."
"This is going to be one of the most complete set-ups in the country. It will help us immensely developing our team in the offseason."
"If you went to the Power 5 you would find very few [that don't have an indoor practice facility]. If they don't have one it might be a team that doesn't need one from a weather standpoint."
"I walk by everyday and take a look at it. They've been digging and working... that's exciting. We're counting the days down until we can use it."
"They are saying we'll have it ready for spring ball so we're looking forward to that."
"Three times probably... there were 32 days we would have used it last year."
"We would have used it a ton this offseason."
"Absolutely... [recruits] see progress. They know that means commitment."
"When I talk about 1PACK1GOAL it's everybody."
"It's a united mission to win a championship and be committed to the cause. There is great commitment in our university. You can see it."
"Every rep counts. You think about the week, you really have three practices in a week because you play on Saturday, Sunday you review the film, and Monday they have the day off."
"We have Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday that we're padded up. Friday is a walk-through. If you lose one or two of those days it's going to be tough on Saturday to execute the way people expect you to and the way we expect to."
"Every single second and every rep is important for us. If lightning comes or rain comes... we don't want to have a choice to be behind our competition."
"We have to have it."
"It's essential. It's not just for football."
"It's all the field teams, you're looking at men's and women's soccer, baseball, softball, all six track and field teams will be able to use it. Football is of course the prominent team that would have priority use of it."
"I don't think about it as keeping up with the [competition]."
"I think about what it's like for them if whether or not you're going to get injured when it's sloppy wet outside."
"It's just pretty pragmatic. It had to happen."