Photo Gallery: Bright Football Complex Photo Tour 8/11/2008
The Aggie football team has one of the most spacious locker room and athletic training facilities found anywhere in the country.
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407 640 The Texas A&M football locker room is the largest in the state of Texas at 6,500 square feet. It features 134 solid oak lockers, seven television sets and is large enough to hold every player--from freshman to senior--in one place. 205947216 Texas A&M Athletics640 257 Each oversized, solid oak locker gives athletes plenty of space to get ready and focused for kickoff. There is ample hanging space to store jerseys, clothes, helmet, shoulder pads and more, along with space underneath the bench seating for easy storage of cleats and shoes. A combination lock box near the top of the locker gives the athlete a safe place to store valuables. 205947363 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The 10,000-square foot equipment room is located just off the locker room and stores all of the wide variety of equipment issued to the Aggie football team. Features of the room include an issue area, work bench, helmet storage, shoe room, back storage, a laundry room and a loading dock. The players receive a wide variety of equipment from leading manufacturers like Nike, Douglas and Riddell. 205947364 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The equipment room also features a "space-saver" storage area. Four large double-sided storage lockers sit on wheels and can be moved very easily through handles on the front of the storage units. It allows the staff to store a large amount of equipment in a very small and organized area. 205947365 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The 5,000-square foot football lounge is located on the second floor of the Bright Football Complex and gives the players a place to kick back and relax. It also features a study area with individual carrels and computer stations. 205947366 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The walls of the football lounge are decorated with photos of current and former players and displays that highlight the rich tradition and history of Aggie football. 205947217 Texas A&M Athletics
407 640 The lounge features ample seating and a big-screen television. 205947367 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 Players can make use of numerous pool, ping-pong, foosball and checkers tables. 205947368 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 A "bar" area sits in front of a kitchenette that includes snack and soft drink vending machines. Jerseys of Aggies in the NFL ring the ceiling of the lounge. 205947369 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 A Total Entertainment Area includes Play Station 2, X Box and other video game systems. 205947218 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The athletic training room is located adjacent to the locker room on the first floor of the Bright Complex and, at 15,000 square feet, is one of the largest and best equipped that today's student-athletes will find. 205947370 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The rehabilitation center is where student-athletes can obtain top care using some of the newest technology and techniques available. 205947371 Texas A&M Athletics
407 640 Student-athletes also have access to two walk-in whirlpools in the training room. 205947372 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 A large reception area is located at the main entrance to the Center for Student-Athlete Services, which is located on the second floor of the Bright Football Complex. 205947373 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The computer center is divided into two rooms, just off the reception area, and contains numerous computer terminals for student-athlete use. 205947219 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 Student-athletes planning their future can meet with the Assistant Director of Student Services for Career Development, whose office is located just down the hall from the main entrance. 205947374 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 Adjacent to that office is the Career Services Information Center. 205947375 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The Director of Performance Nutrition is also housed in the center and helps student-athletes make sure they are eating their best. 205947376 Texas A&M Athletics
407 640 The Learning Center is the largest tutor room in the center and contains study carrels, group meeting space, dry erase boards, projection screens and more, ideal for big study sessions. 205947220 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 The mathematics tutor lab (shown here) is an example of one numerous larger study rooms in the building utilized for specific fields of study. Examples of other rooms include agriculture, business, science, liberal arts and social sciences. 205947377 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 A huge classroom is located in the rear of the building and overlooks Kyle Field. 205947378 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 Athletic academic supervisors have offices located at the front of the center, easily accessible to student-athletes wanting to discuss grades, class schedules and more. 205947379 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 A large conference room is located just down the hall from the academic supervisors' offices and allows for staff meetings as well as student-athlete group meetings for organizations such as SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) and AAI (Aggie Athletes Involved). 205947221 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 An example of one of the smaller tutor labs available to student-athletes. 205947380 Texas A&M Athletics
407 640 An example of one of the smaller tutor labs available to student-athletes. 205947381 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 Several of the small tutor rooms have built-in plugs in the middle of tables, allowing groups to set up laptops to work on things such as presentations with ease. 205947382 Texas A&M Athletics407 640 In the front corner of the building student-athletes have the chance to kick back and relax in the lounge, which features ample seating and a big-screen television. 205947383 Texas A&M Athletics