Warren Hood Quotes
Carroll Deschamps "Champ" Hood (August 16, 1952 – November 3, 2001) was an American singer and multi-instrumentalist. He was inducted into the Austin Music Memorial in 2011, the Austin Chronicle’s Texas Music Hall of Fame in 2000, and was a five-time recipient of the Austin Best String Player Award.
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“Within the next year we'll probably decide whether we're renovating the Assembly Hall or building a new facility. If we're renovating, there are a lot of things we could do to tie the two areas together. Maybe it's a new ticket office or a team store or a place for fund-raising gatherings before games that could be used for each place. Anything is possible, but it became apparent to us we needed to take a step back and figure out what we want to do.”
“Football, obviously, being the key revenue source for the entire (athletic) department, you have to invest in that product.”
“To be doing this well when the project is still two years out shows the commitment people have given to the Illinois football program. It's outstanding.”
“But we have made sure that we will have the support structure in place so we could add an upper balcony in the future, making capacity go as high as 80,000 to 85,000 in the future.”
“The fans may pay a couple dollars additional for some of this since we are touching the experience of all fans that come in. It would be very small in nature, if anything.”