NCAA Football ’14 Preview Now With More Jaguars

April 23, 2013 · By · Filed Under Football, News 
Image by EASports.com

Image by EASports.com

We covered the controversy last year when EA Sports failed to include South Alabama in the 2013 edition of their yearly NCAA Football franchise. Many Jaguar fans were annoyed and mad about being overlooked and they took to social media and email to let EA know about their displeasure.

EA responded with an initial, “oops, sorry we’ll get you next time.” But that was not enough for the fans. They continued to contact EA and they finally relented and gave the school their “first class treatment.”

Last season EA sent a crew to do detailed stadium scans, fan and tailgating photos and audio recordings to be included in the 2014 edition. They spent the week leading up to the game to collect data on the stadium and information about the team’s playbook. They also experienced gameday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium and have been using it to digitially recreate it “in the game,” as they say. This oversight may have worked out in South Alabama’s favor after all.

This was posted by EA Sports on their website previewing the 2014 game. “This year, South Alabama makes its long-awaited debut in NCAA Football along with Old Dominion and Georgia State. The Jaguars stadium has been accurately recreated, as has Texas State’s. That’s right, Jim Wacker Field at Bobcat Stadium will be in the game. Both big and small schools received attention, with TCU’s stadium updated to reflect their recent renovations. Horned Frogs fans should feel right at home.”

You can read the entire EA article here.

Our previous articles covering this topic can be viewed below:

http://www.thunderjags.com/2012/06/06/south-alabama-being-left-out-of-eas-ncaa-football-13/

http://www.thunderjags.com/2012/06/14/south-alabama-gets-lots-of-press-over-ea-fumble/

http://www.thunderjags.com/2012/06/22/ea-fesses-up-and-pledges-extras-for-south-alabama/

http://www.thunderjags.com/2012/09/07/ea-sports-to-be-at-stadium-on-saturday/

http://www.thunderjags.com/2012/09/08/ea-sports-is-making-good-on-their-promise/

 

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