File: University of North Texas' Director of Athletics Rick Villareal, center in green shirt,(cq) gives a tour on UNT's new football stadium during media day in Denton, Friday, August 5, 2011. Villareal also talked about how they hope the stadium will achieve 'platinum' LEED certification, through its environmentally friendly construction materials. It would be only stadium in world to achieve that level. Special/Brandon Wade
File: University of North Texas' Director of Athletics Rick Villareal, center in green shirt,(cq) gives a tour on UNT's new football stadium during media day in Denton, Friday, August 5, 2011. Villareal also talked about how they hope the stadium will achieve 'platinum' LEED certification, through its environmentally friendly construction materials. It would be only stadium in world to achieve that level. Special/Brandon Wade Brandon Wade Special/Brandon Wade
File: University of North Texas' Director of Athletics Rick Villareal, center in green shirt,(cq) gives a tour on UNT's new football stadium during media day in Denton, Friday, August 5, 2011. Villareal also talked about how they hope the stadium will achieve 'platinum' LEED certification, through its environmentally friendly construction materials. It would be only stadium in world to achieve that level. Special/Brandon Wade Brandon Wade Special/Brandon Wade

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