Because sports reporters and headline writers really needed another excuse to drop some “Everything is Bigger in Texas” cliches: The Houston Texans now have a giant JumboTron that is even giant-er and jumbo-er than the screen at the AT&T Death Star. The Houston screen, produced by Mitsubishi, is much wider and 25 percent bigger overall. Jerry’s is still the tallest though. So that’s something.
Historians will look back on this era and think we were all very confused about a lot of things. Because the new Reliant JumboTron isn’t even the biggest in sports. That honor belongs to the Charlotte Motor Speedway.