Tolleson Union to play on Super Bowl 49 turf

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by Jeff Fisher

The Arizona Cardinals and the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee have donated the turf that was used for Super Bowl XLIX to Tolleson Union High School.  That means that beginning in the fall, the Wolverines will be playing on the same turf that hosted one of the most exciting Super Bowls ever between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks.

According to AZCentral.com, before receiving the special gift, the school had to prove it could maintain the turf at Charles A. Landis Stadium.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.