Grunloh Construction

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Smith Football Performance Center

Driving this $80 million project was the need to update Illinois’ outdated football facilities with a new, world-class sports medicine and training facility that would rival any in the nation. The all-new Henry Dale and Betty Smith Football Performance Center represents the University’s commitment to building, supporting, and sustaining a winning football program.

Building features include:

• State-of-the-art sports medicine suite to rival any in the nation
• Levenick Auditorium with dramatic views of the practice fields, Memorial Stadium, and State Farm Center
• Nutrition center and additional fueling stations throughout the facility
• Grand lobby showcasing Illinois football history
• Strength and conditioning complex
• Majestic head coach’s suite, featuring a two-sided fireplace, sitting area, and private balcony
• Position meeting rooms, staff meeting spaces, and coaches’ offices
• Outdoor sitting area and balcony overlooking practice fields
• Recruiting lounge
• Expansive team locker room
• Players’ lounge, complete with bowling alley, game room, and barbershop
• Rooftop terrace featuring outdoor kitchen and recreational activities, including miniature golf
• NFL alumni locker room

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