Show must go on: SMU game is free, and stadium Jumbotron is there to help
You’ve likely heard by now of Southern Methodist University making Saturday’s football game vs. UCF free to the public due to inclement weather.
In case you haven’t:
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— SMU Athletics (@SMUMustangs) December 7, 2013
Yes, the football game must go on.
Even if the weather is a balmy 25 degrees — and feels like 17.
— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) December 7, 2013
Even if classes and exams on the main campus have been canceled through the weekend.
And even if there will be no tailgating allowed.
Really, the weather is that bad.
But SMU is making moves to make the game a bit more comfortable, and that’s where this comes in:
SMU stadium jumbotron showing logs on a fireplace. Brilliant. pic.twitter.com/mf5yIWGmRJ
— Paul Tenorio (@osknights) December 7, 2013
Plus, free parking and discounted hot chocolate should help warm up the crowd, as sparse as it may be.
The crowd in Dallas for SMU-UCF (it's really freakin cold there). pic.twitter.com/fAZRxb8EV0
— Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines) December 7, 2013
— Ryan Totka (@RyanTotka) December 7, 2013