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A $60 million high school stadium just makes sense to the folks in Allen, Texas

Originally Published: September 4, 2012
By Jim Dent | ESPN The Magazine

In June, two months before the grand opening of one of America's richest high school football stadiums, I stood with Steve "Bubba" Williams on the photo deck of a three-tiered press box. He gazed to the west, where the dirt roads once crisscrossed the open prairie in Allen, Texas, and recalled that first morning in 1975 when he drove his dust-covered pickup to work at Allen High School.

"This was just a farming community, and Stacy Road was a dirt road," said the Allen ...

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