JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT and Arkansas State) - Pigskin was in the spotlight Friday morning at the ASU Board of Trustees meeting. There were 14 resolutions approved by the board that involve the Centennial Bank Athletic Operations Center. Various rooms and facilities are named after donors or supporters of the program.
One of them was to name the athletic training room the Ron Carroll Sports Medicine Center. Carroll has served as Arkansas State’s head certified trainer since 1976. Saturday will mark his 512th consecutive game on the sideline.
The other resolutions passed Friday include
Main lobby in Centennial Bank Athletics Operations Center: A-State Lettermen’s Club Heritage Hall
Offensive line position room: Bert Johnson Offensive Line Room
Players’ lounge: Bill Templeton Players Lounge
Football locker room: Chuck and Tina Mitchell Locker Room
Linebackers’ position room: Demario Davis Linebackers Room
Fueling center: Dr. B.D. and Brenda Tiner Fueling Station
Hydrotherapy training room: Dr. Tim and Terri Langford Hydrotherapy Training Room
Head trainer’s office: Joe Williams Head Trainer’s Office
Football equipment room: John Church Equipment Room
Recruiting room: JTown’s Grill Recruiting Room
Offensive line coach’s office: Price and Sara Gardner Offensive Line Coach’s Office
Athletic training room: Ron Carroll Sports Medicine Center
Head coach’s suite: Steve Bryant Family Head Coach’s Suite
Arkansas State faces Southern Illinois Saturday at 6:00pm at Centennial Bank Stadium.