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LSU TO PLAY ON PURPLE TURF! DON'T CHECK THE CALENDAR!

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LSU's athletic department is game for April Fool's day, because they are from Louisiana, and in case you didn't notice they tend to go face-first into their holidays. Who has photoshop? Someone in the LSU media department, that's who. 

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The article about the Tigers switching to purple turf in 2011 is filled with nice winky-winky moments: the head of "Turfus and Sons" is "Art Vandelay" and talks about a future "where grass will cease to exist," a non-existent LSU official says he's pretty sure the Roman Coliseum "doesn't exist anymore," and the entire article is about LSU switching their field to purple plastic. 

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Nonetheless, the obvious effort and photoshop work done here deserves some applause, especially given some of the other lame April Fool's Day stories we've already seen this a.m. Grade: solid, respectable B.