When the 2017 college football season kicks off this month, the Panthers will open Georgia State Stadium with one of the biggest video boards in the game.
The 71-foot-by-79-foot screen was installed in 2005 by the Atlanta Braves in what was known as Turner Field.
What was once the world’s largest outdoor high-definition display will ONLY be the eighth largest in college football. Auburn, Texas A&M, Texas, Miami, Arkansas, Southern Cal and Penn State all have larger screens in their stadiums.
The 5,600-square-foot board is lit by more than five million LED lights and is the third-tallest in the NCAA -- only behind Connecticut and Vanderbilt.
The Panthers will open the refitted stadium at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, against Tennessee State.