Great moments in sports marketing

Florida Atlantic sells the naming rights for its stadium to a multi-national private prison corporation that describes itself as the “world’s leading provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services.”

Shockingly, it’s getting pushback.  I don’t know why.  Personally, I think “Owlcatraz” kicks ass.

I bet their no pass-out policy’s a bitch, though.

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14 responses to “Great moments in sports marketing

  1. Dboy

    You couldn’t make this stuff up if you tried.

  2. Ubiquitous Ga Alum

    “leading provider of correctional, detention, and community reentry services.”

    Thought that was Alabama State’s business model?

  3. 202dawg

    Spiders!!!!!!

  4. Dog in Fla

    If “Owlcatraz” survives shocking pushback, first thing: lock up Rice for inaugural kick-off classic home game. Half-time show: Clint talks to empty electric chair trucked down from Florida State Prison in Starke. MOB wanders around.

  5. 81Dog

    Does this mean FA will have a whole tesm of lockdown defenders?

    • Dog in Fla

      Not only that, the shutdown corners think they spend too much time in solitary while the defensive ends show uncanny self-preservation skillz because they don’t stand around stiff-legged, which according to OBC is a good thing, especially during the post-practice hose and soap hygiene sessions. On the intellectual side of the ball, the chain gang guards are sawed-off and offensive, the ends are high and tight, the quarterbacks are small but slow and the tailbacks, flankers and slot-receivers run for their lives . Go Owl!

  6. Cojones

    OwlBCNU in all the old familiar places.

    If we win the 3rd one in a row someone paste an R over the N in Everbank Field sign at WLOCP, please.

  7. 81Dog

    and Kennesaw State thought they were big time with the Hooters stadium thing. pow3d, suckers!!!!

  8. Dawg19

    Perhaps Georgia Tech should consider letting a prison corporation name their stadium since most prisons in America are full on a regular basis…