FOOTBALL GAMEDAY: Ferris State vs. Northern Michigan


The Ferris State University football squad will host the Northern Michigan Wildcats in the 2017 home opener under the lights on Saturday, Sept. 16, at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. (ET).

Tickets for Saturday's game are currently on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Football tickets for Saturday's game are $14 for adults along with $12 for senior citizens (ages 65+) and FSU faculty/staff in addition to $8 for students (age 5-17). 

Currently enrolled Ferris State students with ID will be admitted free for the football game by showing their student identification cards.

Fans can purchase tickets online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at or call (800) 585-3737. Tickets may also be purchased in person thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. The ticket office is open Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) along with extended hours on Wednesday's until 7 p.m. (ET). The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open on Saturday at 4 p.m.

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 6:30 p.m. (ET). The contest will also be streamed with live video and audio online at in cooperation with Ferris State Television. FSU will also provide live internet statistics and live social media upates on several platforms.

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 4 p.m. on Saturday
* Tailgating will be permitted starting at 4 p.m.
* Gates to the stadium open at 5:30 p.m. (90 minutes before kickoff)
* The Bulldog Player Parade - time TBA
* 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. Northern Michigan
Saturday, Sept. 16
Kickoff 7 p.m.
Top Taggart Field - Big Rapids, Mich.

Gameday Essentials

Media Information:

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

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NMU Schedule/Results
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