Will UTPB Be Getting a Football Team? 12/9/13
December 9, 2013
ODESSA – UTPB school leaders are heading to Austin to find out if they can establish a football program for their school.
UTPB President David Watts and the University’s Athletic Director will be arriving on Thursday to receive a decision from the UT Board of Regents on whether on not they can move forward with their plans to establish a division two football program.
The University must also raise 9.5 million dollars by the end of 2014 o cover the cost of staring the program and maintaining it for five years. Also students must vote to repurpose a student fee toward the athletics sometime next spring.
If the University is given the green light Thursday, officials will continue the process of launching the program
ECISD has already approved that Falcon Foot ball would play at Ratliff Stadium.