For many people this is the season that they have been waiting for. After years in the dumps, Rutgers has some real talent.
But is it enough.
No one knows the 'ins' and 'outs' of Rutgers Football better than the "beat writers" who covers Scarlet Football on a daily basis.
Now you can get their drift on the coming season. In a chat supersesson, Tom Luicci of the Newark Star Ledger, John Aiello of Gannet papers and Aditi Kinkhabwala of the Bergen Record will be fielding your questions on Rutgers Football and on the upcoming season.
Thursday, 7:00 P.M. August 26, 2004 at the Rutgers Insiders chat room.
Touchdown Club Auction
Calling all Rutgers, Sopranos, Yankees and local sports fans. Mark September 10, 2004 on your calendars for a very exciting event. The inaugural Touchdown Club Sports and Celebrity Auction to benefit the Rutgers University Football Program is set to take place at the "RAC" on the Livingston campus in Piscataway, New Jersey. There will be one-time chances to bid on unique memorabilia, original artwork and opportunities to meet childhood heroes. Doors are set to open at 5:00 p.m. and bidding on silent auction items will start at 6:00 p.m. Upon conclusion of the silent auction, the live auction will promptly commence at 8:00 p.m.
A few highlighted live auction items include: a personally guided tour and lunch with Yogi Berra at his museum and learning center in Montclair, New
Jersey; Lunch with Frederico Castellucio, "Furio" from the "Sopranos" at his New Brunswick eatery, Attillio's. Vacation packages to Santa Fe and San Diego; A cast autographed script from the pilot episode of the "Sopranos"; a James Gandolfini autographed football and jersey; original artwork by world-famous sports artist, James Fiorentino, a golf threesome at the famed Baltsurol Country Club- site of the 2005 PGA Championship and a golf package and overnight stay at the Seaview Marriott Golf Resort.
In addition more that 100 silent auction items will allow participants to bid on items ranging from tickets to sporting events, and sports jerseys signed by
Yao Ming and Richard Jefferson to items signed by Arnold Schwarzenegger and John Bon Jovi to local dining and entertainment packages!
Light dinner will be served starting at 6:00 p.m. Tickets for non-Touchdown Club members are $10.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door. For Touchdown Club members, tickets are $5.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance please contact Lisa Gonzalez of Rutgers Scarlet R at 732-932-3254 or 732-932-7629 or call Doug Dolan of the Touchdown Club at 973-334-6051.
A listing of auction items and more details on the auction will be available soon. Please check our web site for updates
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The August 25th practice will be open to all active touchdown club members. Practice will begin at 3:20pm. Please enter the stadium at the gate near section 101 on the east side of the stadium. When you enter, you will receive a TD club pass credential. Please keep it visible and follow all the rules listed on the pass. If you are not a Touchdown Club member, there will be a sign up table to become an active member of the club.
Rutgers Atheltic Department Rules for Touchdown Club Members:
1. No cameras or photography
2. No fraternizing with the players or coaches
3. No cell phones or beepers on the field (if access is granted to field to members)
4. No children under 18 allowed on field (if access is granted to field to members)
5. If allowed access to field, stay in designated areas
Also, please note practice may be shifted from the stadium at the last minute to the practice field without notification.
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