TOLEDO, OH â€“ The wait is almost over. The return of college football is less than a month away. Rocket fans can get their first look at the 2014 Toledo football program when the Midnight Blue & Gold host its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 9 in the Glass Bowl.Â Â
Â Â Â Â Â Fan Appreciation Day will begin at 4:30 p.m. Fans can watch the final hour of practice, then meet the players and coaches for an autograph session at approximately 5:30 p.m. under the west-side grand stands. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free Rocket Football poster. Fans will also be able to get their photo taken with their favorite Rocket player, or with UT mascots Rocky and Rocksy. Admission is free.
Â Â Â Â Â Fans can also receive information about purchasing season tickets at Saturdayâ€™s event. Ultimate Fan Plan season tickets are still available. For just $70.00, the Ultimate Fan Plan gives fans a season ticket, a $20.00 gift certificate to Rockyâ€™s Locker, free parking and free food at every game. Fans can also call 419-530-GOLD (4653) or go online at utrockets.com to order season tickets now.
Â Â Â Â Â The Rockets, who were recently picked to win the Mid-American Conference West Division in a media vote, open their season vs. New Hampshire on Saturday, Aug. 30 in the comfortable confines of the Glass Bowl at 7:00 p.m.
Fan Appreciation Day
Saturday, Aug. 9
Gates open 4:30 p.m. / Autographs at 5:30 p.m.
Enter Stadium at West Gates (Press Tower)