ETSU Head Coach Carl Torbush. (Photo by Lee Talbert/Johnson City Press)
As East Tennessee State University announced 47 committed members of its rebooted football team, university President Brian Noland said the field where they will play is still on track to be completed by fall 2016.
Funding for the sports facility was not included in the budget proposed Monday by Gov. Bill Haslam during his State of the State Address, but Noland said college representatives were working locally on those aspects which they could control.
“We’re going about our due diligence here to do our part regarding institutional avenues and private fundraising,” he said. “As other opportunities present themselves, we’ll make the best of them as they emerge.”
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