2014: We knew Eastern Michigan was putting in a gray field. But we didn't know that it would look like a 1940s telecast when they actually played on it:
EMU field in "action." RT @HustleBelt: Who turned this game to greyscale? pic.twitter.com/WP0jy5kPGs— SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) August 30, 2014
We were fine with Eastern Washington's BLOODFIELD, but this actually looks like something is wrong with my television.
EMU's doing this to be different and to embrace Midwestern factory branding.
Update, 9/5/2015: Yeah, still looks like Pleasantville:
Also, the grey field at Eastern Mich. makes this look like a half done colorization photo from @UniWatch @PhilHecken pic.twitter.com/sLvBXU1qe9— Victory Cheeseballs (@VictoryCB) September 5, 2015
Update, 9/1/2016: Yep, still in that same condition:
Checking in and yep, EMU's gray field still looks photoshopped pic.twitter.com/LXQYap7x3I— SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) September 2, 2016
Update, 9/1/2017: Is it still gray? You bet, it's still gray.