The new $15 million video scoreboard at North Carolina State’s Carter-Finley Stadium was zapped out Saturday by a bolt of lightning. NC State and Notre Dame game is now broadcasting live on ABC and streaming on WatchESPN.
The thunderstorm also delayed the game between NC State and Notre Dame in the second quarter. The Irish were leading 3-0 at the time.
The school boasts the 166-foot wide board as being 7,121 square feet with 6.6 million pixels and 75 audio speakers. It is touted as the second-largest videoboard in the Atlantic Coast Conference, behind the one at Clemson, and the 11th-largest in college football.
The Notre Dame vs. NC State game was one of four impacted by weather delays Saturday afternoon, along with Vanderbilt at Wake Forest, South Carolina State at Georgia Tech, and Purdue at Virginia Tech.
Earlier today, Big Ten outfit and No. 5 Ohio State rolled to a 35-7 win over Youngstown State, while No. 22 Colorado handed Nebraska a second defeat in a row, securing a 36-14 victory today at Folsom Field.
–Field Level Media