PHOTOS: Georgia Tech's Indoor Football Practice Facility Plans

Construction of Georgia Tech's John & Mary Brock Indoor Practice Facility is underway.

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VIDEO: Georgia Tech Football Indoor Practice Facility, Complete With Digital Foot Soldiers

Construction on the new Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football indoor practice facility is just whizzing along, with the bones of the John & Mary Brock facility in place and the roof being quickly assembled. The buildings architect's, the May, Moeller, Purcell Construction Company, have posted a video in their online portfolio of what the finished product is supposed to look like, along with some straight Lord Of The Rings musical accompaniment, all via a swooping Sauron's-eye view.

Drums ... drums in the Flats. Tremble before Atlanta's many shuffling and identical runners of the option, Clemson:

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Can't embed it here, but you should go watch it. I'll be right here if you need me, trying to think of an appropriate Tom Bombadil joke, which is something I'll probably do for about a total hour and a half this year alone.

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PHOTOS: Georgia Tech's Indoor Football Practice Facility Plans

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets recently announced funding for an indoor practice field to be built on campus, with a gift from Coca-Cola CEO John Brock leading the way. The 80,000-square-foot, $7 million facility will be built on part of Rose Bowl Field, in between the baseball team's Chandler Stadium and the track team's ... track, and named after Brock and his wife Mary. 

It'll be one of the biggest free-standing indoor football facilities in Tech's immediate recruiting proximity, though these things are like arms races -- two of Tech's primary ACC recruiting rivals, Clemson and Florida State, are working to get indoor fields up, as is nearby Auburn.

They say these things matter for recruiting, something Tech football has not done very well at for years. Recruits see facilities like this as a commitment by the school to its athletics programs. This year's spring game had to be cancelled due to lightning -- sure would've been nice for all those recruits to have somewhere warm and dry to stand at some point during their football-observing time on campus. It'll also mean Tech won't have to ferry across town to practice when weather occurs.

Via the school's athletics Facebook photo album on the matter, which says construction is currently underway: 

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