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Godzillatron, meet … Gadget-tron?

Posted February 18th, 2014

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Does size really matter?

The Texas Longhorns can lay claim to having the biggest video screen scoreboard in the country.

Until Texas A&M bumps them to No. 2 next year, anyway.

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A&M officials gave the media a tour today of the renovations being done to Kyle Field, which is expected to be the state’s (and the SEC’s) biggest stadium when it debuts in the fall of 2015.

Also planning to be bigger: A&M’s video scoreboard.

How big? The biggest scoreboard in the country, topping even Texas’ Godzillatron.

A&M’s scoreboard will be 47 feet tall and 163 feet wide — 7,661 square feet.

That’ll top Texas’ giant Godzillatron at Royal-Memorial Stadium, which is 134 by 55 with 7,370 square feet.

For now, though, the Horns rank No. 1 in scoreboard square footage:

1. Texas’ Royal-Memorial Stadium (7,370 square feet)

2. Arkansas’ Reynolds Razorbacks Stadium (6,286)

3. USC’s Memorial Coliseum (6,000)

4. Arizona’s Arizona Stadium (5,352)

5. Oklahoma’s Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (5,238)

6. Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium (5,212)

7. Ohio State’s Ohio Stadium (5,208)

8. Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium (5,059)

9. Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium (4,588)

10. South Carolina’s Williams-Brice Stadium (4,464)

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