​​Daktronics Installs Football Displays for 32 Collegiate Facilities

Hits trifecta of large scoreboards in professional, college and high school football ​

BROOKINGS, S.D. – August 20, 2014 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has installed large LED video displays at all three levels of football in 2014. This includes the largest display in college football at Texas A&M University's Kyle Field, along with the largest display in professional football for the Jacksonville Jaguars and one of the largest displays in high school football for Ector County ISD in Texas.

Texas A&M's Kyle Field received college football's largest display measuring 47 feet high by 163 feet wide, also featuring a 13HD pixel layout, on campus in College Station, Texas. For more on the Texas A&M installation, click here.

"It's a testament to our processes, capacity and quality to be able to provide all of these colleges and universities with new video displays in a single off-season," said Daktronics Vice President of Live Events Jay Parker. "It's very exciting to have all of these customers rely on our products for football season. Providing large scoreboards at each level of play shows the trend of every venue trying to enhance the game-day experience. We're proud to provide those enhancements."

Daktronics is providing 32 colleges and universities at all levels of competition with new video displays for the 2014 football season, including the following:

  • Adams State University
  • Albion College
  • Arkansas State University
  • Baylor University
  • Boston College
  • Christopher Newport University
  • East Stroudsburg University
  • Georgia Southern
  • Hastings College
  • Indiana University
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Southern University
  • Texas A&M University
  • The College of Idaho
  • Troy University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Central Oklahoma
  • University of Houston
  • University of Louisiana
  • University of Maine
  • University of Maryland​
  • University of Montana
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of Texas El Paso
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Washburn University
  • Washington State University

Fans at every level, includin​g Daktronics installations at 42 high schools throughout the country, will receive a bigger experience from upgraded equipment at these venues.

EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, recently unveiled two of the world's largest video displays in Jacksonville, Florida. Each display measures 60 feet high by 362 feet wide with 13HD pixel layouts. For more on the Jaguars installation, click here.

Ector County ISD's Ratliff Stadium received one of the largest video displays at the high school level in Odessa, Texas. The display measures 26 feet high by 50 feet wide and features a 15HD pixel layout. The stadium is home to Odessa High School as well as Permian High School of "Friday Night Lights" fame.  For more on the Ector ISD installation, click here.

Aside from these large sized installations, Daktronics reached an unprecedented level of professional football orders in a single off-season. Eight teams have contracted with the company for new LED products in 2014, including the Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers.

Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology offers a long lifetime with minimal maintenance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.​