Even bands have their own practice fields at elite college football programs

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It’s no secret that athletes at premier football programs across the nation have access to the very best facilities.

But, at some schools, this kind of elite access doesn’t just stop with the athletes. In fact, the top bands in the country have their own practice fields that some schools probably wish they could use for their football teams.

Check out some of the very best below.

University of Alabama:


(Via Mark Hughes Cobb)

Florida State University:


Michigan State University:


(Via spartanband.net)

University of South Carolina:


(Via Tom Finigan)

Auburn University:


(Via auburn.edu)

Again, these are where the schools’ bands practice and NOT their football teams.

TCU QB Trevone Boykin arrested after allegedly hitting police officer


Texas Christian University star quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Thursday morning in San Antonio after striking a bicycle patrol officer following a bar fight, San Antonio police told NBCDFW.com.

Boykin, who was a Heisman Trophy candidate early in the season, threw for 3,575 passing yards and 31 touchdowns this year, while also rushing for 612 yards.

Boykin was allegedly at a bar with some friends and an argument broke out. According to police, Boykin struck another patron at the bar before being forced to leave.

Bicycle patrol officers showed up shortly after and wrestled a struggling Boykin to the ground after he tried punching several officers, police said.

Boykin was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and public intoxication.

The arrest comes just two days before TCU is set to play Oregon in the Alamo Bowl.

Since the arrest, TCU has released the following statement:

“We are aware of a situation last night and are gathering information. We will continue to closely monitor this and evaluate additional details as they become available.”