Big Rapids, Mich. - The nationally second-ranked Ferris State University football squad will square off against the Northern Michigan Wildcats in the Bulldogs' 2017 home opener on Saturday (Sept. 16) night under the lights in Big Rapids.
Tickets for this Saturday's game are currently on sale and a large crowd is expected for the Hall of Fame Game with a special group of seven inductees and the school's first-ever undefeated team from 1968 to be honored at halftime. Events will also include a rock wall and inflatables for kids.
FSU enters the contest with a 1-0 mark following a decisive 48-27 non-league win at Findlay this past weekend. The Wildcats are guided by first-year head coach and former Bulldog assistant Kyle Nystrom.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (ET) and fans are encouraged to "come early, cheer loud and wear red!".
Tickets for Saturday's game can be bought online at www.StarTickets.com, 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 4 p.m. (ET). For more information on ticket sales, please call (231) 591-2888 or visit FerrisStateBulldogs.com.
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). Ferris Staet students with ID will be admitted free by showing their student identification cards.
Parking in lots near Top Taggart Field is $5 per available space on a first-come, first-served basis. As a convenience to fans, credit cards will also be accepted at the ticket window along with the concession stand.
Tailgating will be permitted starting on Saturday at 4 p.m. (ET) with the gates to the stadium opening 90 minutes prior to kickoff at 5:30 p.m. (ET).
The FSU-NMU football game will be broadcast live locally by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with Rob Bentley handling the play-by-play duties and Sandy Gholston offering color commentary. A live high-definition video and audio webcast complete with internet statistics will be available through FSU's all-access video portal at FerrisStateBulldogs.com.
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