LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos, who unsuccessfully tried to start beer sales in the general seating areas at Washington State’s football stadium, says he has no plans for alcohol sales at Memorial Stadium or the school’s other sports venues.
Moos said Thursday that Nebraska doesn’t need to sell alcohol. The athletic department makes money, the football stadium has sold out every home game since 1962 and the Huskers rank in the top 15 nationally in men’s basketball attendance.
Moos said he proposed beer sales to the general public at WSU’s Martin Stadium because he was seeking additional revenue streams for a financially strapped department. Alcohol already was available in suites and club seating areas.
WSU submitted a proposal to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board in 2015 and never received approval.