Kentucky Football Fan Day to be held Saturday

The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, at Commonwealth Stadium. Activities begin outside the stadium at 9 a.m. with the "Wildcat Refuge" children's play area.

The annual Kentucky Football Fan Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, at Commonwealth Stadium. Activities begin outside the stadium at 9 a.m. with the "Wildcat Refuge" children's play area

Gate 4 and Gate 9 open at 10 a.m., when posters, schedule cards and prize tickets will be given away. The first 2,000 fans will receive a coupon for a free hot dog and Pepsi (redeemable on Fan Day only).

Coach Brooks and the team will be introduced at 11 a.m., followed by an autograph and photo session with the Wildcat coaches and players. During the autograph session, there will be drawings for grand prizes, such as football season tickets, women's basketball season tickets, golf at the University Club, volleyball season tickets, baseball season tickets, and other items.

Fans also can get an up-close look at special elements of Wildcat football. An equipment stand will be set up in the east end zone and fans can try on UK helmets and shoulder pads. UK athletic trainers also will have a station in the east end zone, demonstrating ankle taping and other activities.

The autograph session ends at 12:45 p.m. Fans are invited to remain at the stadium and observe practice, which will begin at approximately 1:15 p.m.


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