'Game Day With the Gophers' set for Saturday

While the Gophers football team isn't in fall practice mode yet, it will start promoting ticket sales and fanfare Saturday at the Mall of America.

The University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics is getting set for "Game Day With the Gophers" Saturday at the Mall of America. The festivities will start and noon and go until 4 p.m. at the Sam Goody Central location, with the pep rally beginning at 2 p.m.

Several Golden Gopher football players, including quarterbacks Bryan Cupito and Adam Ernst, running back Laurence Maroney, defensive end Darrell Reid, and defensive backs Ukee Dozier and Justin Fraley will be on hand to sign autographs, play interactive games and lead in the first Gopher pep rally of the season. Goldy Gopher and the alumni band will also perform at the event.

Exclusive ticket specials will be offered, including 20 percent off new season tickets during the event.

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