Football season is finally here and at last I have something else to do on Sunday besides laundry (ok I haven’t done laundry in like two weeks but STILL…).
The most interesting storyline in this young season so far? Well in my opinion, that’d have to be the University of North Texas’s recent announcement that they’ll be installing three wind turbines to contribute power to the campus’s Apogee “Mean Green” Stadium. The turbines are one part of a collective strategy the college has implemented to keep the stadium relatively green and sustainable. Up until this point that meant non-toxic paints and local raw materials, but the addition of wind energy is a first. The three 121 foot turbines are expected to offset 6 percent of the campus’s energy output and generate a third of the campus’s annual 2million kilowatts average. That’s a pretty decent contribution for three wind turbines, and it got me thinking: what else could wind power in football? A few ideas:
|The Halftime Show...|
|Field Goal Defense...|
|Jay Cutler's pocket protection...|
|Jay Cutler's inevitable post game anti-social-ness...|
|An actual way of stopping Tom Brady...|
|And, of course, Brent Musberger.|
Honestly, I don’t understand why we haven’t thought of these things already…progress takes patience, doesn’t it?
Enjoy the season, y’all!Donal Thoms-Cappello is a freelance writer for Rotor Clip Company.