UTPB Football Creates Opportunities for Area Football Players 12/17/13
CBS 7 News
December 17, 2013
Martin Co. – Collegiate football coming to Odessa is creating a new window of opportunity for area high school football players.
The UT Board of Regents approved a football program for UTPB in a meeting last week.
Adding the program will improve the regional profile and boost its enrollment from roughly 5,000 students to 8,000 by 2020.
Stanton ISD and Grady ISD football players will have opportunity not only to play football, but get a college education as well. School officials say it’s a good way for the students to take all of their talents to the next level.
In order for the program to become a reality, the school must raise $9.5 million and students must vote on it.