FOOTBALL GAMEDAY: Ferris State vs Grand Valley State

Anchor-Bone Classic
The Ferris State University football squad returns home to host archrival Grand Valley State in the Anchor-Bone Classic on Saturday, Oct. 21, at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Kickoff for the live nationally-televised Division II Showcase Game of the Week showdown is set for 1:05 p.m. (ET). Both teams are currently ranked among the top 15 teams in the country in every D2 national poll.

Tickets for Saturday's game can be bought online at, by calling (800) 585-3737, or in person thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. The ticket office is open today thru Friday from 9 a.m. (ET) to 5 p.m. (ET) with extended hours on Wednesday until 7 p.m. (ET).

The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open on Saturday starting at 11 a.m. (ET). For more information on ticket sales, please call (231) 591-2888 or visit

Football tickets for Saturday's premium game showdown are $18 for adults, senior citizens (ages 65+) and FSU faculty/staff along with $10 for students in grades K-12. Ferris students with ID will be admitted free by showing their student identification cards.

Saturday's game will be carried live locally by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with the veteran broadcast team of Rob Bentley (play-by-play) and Sandy Gholston (color) calling the action. Pregame coverage gets underway at 12:30 p.m. (ET). The game will also be televised across the country by ESPN3 as part of the Division II National Showcase Game of the Week. The contest will also feature live internet statistics and live social media upates on several platforms. Visit for complete coverage links.

In addition to radio and internet coverage, Bulldog fans can also follow Saturday's contest with live scoring updates on several official social media platforms. Visit to follow the tweet-by-tweet coverage with periodic scoring updates or visit

Below are some important Gameday Details:

* The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open at 11 a.m. on Saturday
* Tailgating will be permitted starting at 10 a.m.
* Gates to the stadium open at 11:30 a.m. (90 minutes before kickoff)
* The Bulldog Player Parade - takes place at 10:30 a.m.
* Credit cards will be accepted at the stadium ticket office & concession stand
* Concession stand will provide wide assortment of food & drinks
* Parking is $5 per available space
* Gridiron Club members should enter off South Street in Lot 35

* Grunst Party Store is the official sponsor of the Game Day Page. Head to Grunst Party Store for all your tailgating needs

* Click Here For Gameday Parking Map (PDF)

Please visit the respective links below for additional gameday information:

Team Video Center        
Gameday Central   

Gameday Information      

Ferris State vs. Grand Valley State
Saturday, Oct. 21
Kickoff 1:05 p.m.
Top Taggart Field - Big Rapids, Mich.

Gameday Essentials

Media Information:

TV Broadcast: ESPN3 & WatchESPN app
Radio Broadcast:
Bulldog Sports Network & Sunny 97.3 FM 
Radio Announcers: Rob Bentley (Play-by-Play), Sandy Gholston (Color)
Bulldog Sports Network Audio-Only Webcast: Click Here 
Live Video Webcast: Watch Here
Live Internet Stats: Live Stats
Live Twitter Scoring Updates: Click Here
Live Twitter Analysis Updates: Click Here
Live GLIAC Scoreboard: Click Here

General Information:
Tickets: Click Here for more info
Directions: Click Here For Directions
Weather: Click Here For Big Rapids Weather

Stadium Information:
Top Taggart Field

Ferris State Bulldogs

Ferris State Game Notes
Ferris State Roster
Ferris State Schedule/Results
Ferris State Statistics
Ferris State Coaching Staff
Ferris State Yearbook
Ferris State Football News
Ferris State Football Website
GLIAC Football Website

GVSU Schedule/Results
GVSU Roster
GVSU Statistics
GVSU Coaching Staff
GVSU Football News
GVSU Football Website