Titans Re-Name Stadium After Titans LT Michael Roos

Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Michael Roos and his wife, Katherine, donated $500,000 to Eastern Washington University, their alma mater, so they could install red artificial turf at Woodward Field this summer.

To show their appreciation for their donation, the school is renaming the football stadium after him, The Columbian reports.

"We are thrilled to be able to acknowledge in this manner the incredible contributions Michael and Katherine have made to Eastern Washington University,” Eastern athletic director Bill Chaves said. "We felt this was the most appropriate honor we could give them, but at the same time, we regard highly the legacy left by Mr. Woodward. Regardless of the name change, we will permanently remember the Woodward family at our stadium."

Arthur Woodward was the head football coach at Eastern Washington in 1927-28, and served as the head of the school's department of physical education and health until 1950. The school named the football stadium after him in 1937.

The stadium will be re-named "Roos Field" this fall.

A second-round pick (41st overall) by the Titans in 2005, Roos has started all 82 regular season and post-season games during his five-year career. Signed to a six-year, $43 million dollar contract before the 2008 season, Roos earned Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro honors after that season.

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