University of Arkansas to break ground on football operations center Nov. 4

Rendering of the proposed Football Operations Center.

The University of Arkansas will break ground on a new $28 million football operations center on Friday, Nov. 4, it was announced today.

The new facility will be located just south of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, adjacent to the Walter Family Training Center.

According to a news release, the facility will include a new locker room, team meeting rooms, athletic training room, equipment room, a student-athlete lounge and study area, coaches’ offices, a recruiting reception area and a football museum.

Earlier this week, the athletic department announced it had met a $10 million challenge grant issued by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, and had raised a total of $28.4 million for the construction of the new football center and practice facility.

The full project is estimated to cost $35 million.