After 16 seasons of playing on standard green AstroTurf, BSU Athletic Director Gene Blaymeier came up with the idea to install the blue turf. He decided that, if BSU was going to spend $750,000 on a new surface, he didn't want to see BSU install yet another green field, and that a blue field might provide the school some notoriety. Blaymeier gained the support of BSU President John Keiser, and in 1986 Bronco Stadium introduced its unique playing surface to the world. There are several myths about the majestic blue turf, what are they?
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