University of Illinois employee Ron Luna grooms the artificial turf at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 in Champaign, Ill. Illinois is scheduled to open the NCAA college football season on ... more 
University of Illinois employee Ron Luna grooms the artificial turf at Memorial Stadium on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 in Champaign, Ill. Illinois is scheduled to open the NCAA college football season on Saturday against Western Michigan. Forecasters say there could be a soaking that produces 6 to 8 inches or more of rain. But school officials say the brand-new turf can drain about 10 inches of rain an hour. (AP Photo/David Mercer) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Mercer
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 4:18 PM EDT