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Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

Posted on: December 23, 2010 3:43 pm
 
Posted by Adam Jacobi

It wasn't but 24 hours ago that Qualcomm Stadium, the site of tonight's Poinsettia Bowl between Navy and San Diego State , was flooded with what appeared to be several inches of standing water. For a refresher, here's this picture:

Cue the Navy jokes, etc. etc.

Bowl officials were adamant the entire way that today's game would not be postponed, and that the drainage system would work properly. Strongly confident words, considering we're talking about a 43-year-old stadium and less than 24 hours of dry weather.

So? How's the Q looking today?

Well! That's... that's actually looking quite good. Those bowl officials who predicted nothing but green grass and blue skies for tonight's game? They were right. Now, that doesn't mean the field will be perfectly dry; there's a world of difference between "no standing water" and "dry," of course, and the football might still get slick if someone puts it on the ground. But the bottom line is that it's looking very much like Qualcomm will have a perfectly playable field tonight, and that is a major victory considering the conditions yesterday.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 3:01 pm
 

Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

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Since: Jan 3, 2009
Posted on: December 23, 2010 6:35 pm
 

Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

This sure favors the Navy. They can bring out the carrier, submarine and promptly blast or torpedoe the Aztecs into submission.  They are trained for this sort of weather.



Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: December 23, 2010 5:25 pm
 

Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

Looks good on the surface. Wait until one of those 300 pounders plants to push off on a block. Then we'll see how good that stadium drains water.



Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: December 23, 2010 5:22 pm
 

Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

that's craziness.  hope ricky dobby can protect the rock and make good decisions tonight.  turnovers will be key.  



Since: Nov 4, 2007
Posted on: December 23, 2010 4:32 pm
 

Day after flooding, Qualcomm Stadium looks fine

I would not want to play Navy when there are flood conditions present.   I would rather play a team named after some kind of a cat than a team that has trained to be warriors of the water.


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