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Members from the Chicago Bears operations staff visited Jan. 27 to analyze and evaluate the Polytan turf at Governors Stadium as a possible playing surface solution for the Bears indoor facility in Chicago.

John Bostrum, senior director of administration for the Bears, including operations, led a contingent of Bears personnel to meet with Charlie Meeks, president of TurboLink, International, the developer of the Polytan playing surface. Meeks personally supervised the installation of APSUs new turf last summer.
Members from the Chicago Bears operations staff visited Jan. 27 to analyze and evaluate the Polytan turf at Governors Stadium as a possible playing surface solution for the Bears indoor facility in Chicago.

John Bostrum, senior director of administration for the Bears, including operations, led a contingent of Bears personnel to meet with Charlie Meeks, president of TurboLink, International, the developer of the Polytan playing surface. Meeks personally supervised the installation of APSU's new turf last summer.

The Bears were informed about APSU's new surface by Richard (Rex) Hogan, who formerly played at Austin Peay and is now an area scout for the Bears. Hogan's brother, J.P., also was a punter at APSU and served as a student assistant this past season.
—Brad Kirtley