August 23, 2011

Football Media/Fans Photo Day This Friday!

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program will hold its annual Media/Fans Photo Day in conjunction with the final preseason scrimmage this Friday (Aug. 26) at Top Taggart Field on the FSU campus in Big Rapids, Mich.

There is no admission charge and the general public is welcome to attend the event. The Bulldogs will play their final 2011 fall camp scrimmage starting at 9 a.m. (EDT) on the Mondo Ecofill artificial surface at Top Taggart Field.

Regional and statewide media are encouraged to attend the event, which will feature the availability of Ferris State football student-athletes and coaches for interviews following the scrimmage around 11 a.m. (EDT).

The Ferris players and coaches will report back to the stadium at 1 p.m. (EDT) for the program's annual photo day activities. Team and individual photos will be taken and players will be available to fans for autographs and photographs in uniform. Additionally, any media representatives who are unable to attend in the morning will also have an opportunity to interview coaches and players at this time.

The Bulldog Football Media/Fans Photo Day provides an opportunity for local and statewide media outlets to interview various players and staff associated with the 2011 Ferris football team.

Ferris State kicks off its 103rd season of varsity competition this fall by hosting Hillsdale in a non-conference matchup on Friday, Sept. 2, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. (ET) at Top Taggart Field.  FSU and Hillsdale are not scheduled to play each other as part of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) schedule this season.

The Bulldogs, who will play an 11-game regular-season schedule, open GLIAC action the following week at Saginaw Valley State in their first road contest on Saturday, Sept. 10, at SVSU's Wickes Memorial Stadium.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. (ET).

Season and individual game tickets for all home contests are now on sale and can be purchased either online thru Star Tickets or by calling the FSU Athletics Ticket Office at (231) 591-2888.  More information on ticket sales is available at this link below:

Football Ticket Information

Note For Media Only: For more information or special requests pertaining to the Bulldog Football Media/Fans Photo Day event, please contact Rob Bentley in the Ferris State Athletics Communications Office at (231) 591-3821 or via cell phone at (231) 349-1934. He can also be contacted via e-mail at bentleyr@ferris.edu. For media best accomodation, please notify the Ferris Athletics Communications staff if you're planning to attend.

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