"Countdown To Kickoff" Series Starts On Friday

Big Rapids, Mich. - For the second-straight year, the "Countdown To Kickoff" series will debut Friday (Aug. 27) at www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com with a position-by-position preview report as the Ferris State University football team prepares for its season opener at Hillsdale on Sept. 3.

The eight-part series' will be put together by the FSU Athletics Communications Office and include a short daily report with a different position group featured each day.  Friday's premiere article will highlight the quarterbacks followed daily by the running backs, wide receivers and offensive line.

The series' will continue with the defensive side of the ball as the linemen are featured next Tuesday (Aug. 31) followed by the linebackers.  It will conclude the day prior to FSU's season opener with a two-part feature on both the secondary and special teams units next Thursday (Sept. 2).

The Bulldogs are currently midst fall camp practices.  FSU will hold its final scrimmage prior to the annual media/fans photo day activities on Friday, Aug. 27. The final scrimmage will begin at 9 a.m. (EDT) with the media/photo day taking place at 1 p.m. (EDT).

Ferris State will kickoff its 102nd season of varsity competition Friday, Sept. 3, against the Hillsdale Chargers in a 7 p.m. (EDT) non-conference contest at HC's Muddy Waters Stadium in Hillsdale, Mich.

The Bulldogs then open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play the following week with their first home contest of the 2010 season versus Saginaw Valley State on Saturday, Sept. 11.  Kickoff for the "Honoring American Heroes" Day tilt is scheduled for 6 p.m. (EDT) with a variety of activities taking place throughout the day.

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