Add this to the list of things that never would've happened without James Franklin: Vanderbilt opens its new indoor practice facility on Tuesday. Seriously, try to imagine the Commodores asking for funds for an indoor facility during their streak of 25 straight losing seasons from 1983-2007.
Three years into the Franklin era, it's a reality.
Here are photos from the school's latest update on Oct. 17:
And here's a look inside the facility today from Vanderbilt communications assistant Brandon Barca. You'll notice a prominent addition to the windows on the far end zone.