August 8, 2011
For IMMEDIATE Release
Media Contact: Justin Dickens (734) 763-4423
U-M Football Fan Day and Athletic Department Garage Sale Slated for Sunday, Aug. 14
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan football program will hold its annual Fan Day on Sunday, Aug. 14, at Michigan Stadium. The autograph session and opportunity to meet the 2011 Wolverines team will run approximately from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT.
Prior to Michigan football’s Fan Day, the U-M Athletic Department will hold a garage sale from 8-11 a.m. at the indoor track building, which is located just beyond the right field fence of U-M’s baseball field.
Items for sale include football jerseys, football pants, footballs, shoes, polo shirts, t-shirts, shorts, basketball practice jerseys, warm-up jackets, warm-up pants, robes, gloves and other merchandise.
Cash and credit cards will be accepted.
Fan Day at Michigan Stadium is free and open to the public. All gates at the Big House will open starting at 1 p.m. Parking will be available in the lots adjacent to Michigan Stadium and Pioneer High School. In order to expedite the autograph process and accommodate as many fans as possible, players and Head Coach Brady Hoke will autograph one item per person.
Hoke will sign autographs on the Michigan Stadium field, and his line will be accessible only through the main tunnel on the east side of the stadium. Michigan players will be signing autographs along the north and south concourses at the concession stands by position groups. The offensive players will be located along the north side of the Big House between sections 29 and 38, with the defensive players residing on the south side between sections 8 and 13.
Please visit MGoBlue.com for player autograph locations.
All fans in attendance also will have the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to games against Western Michigan, Eastern Michigan, San Diego State and Minnesota as well as autographed items signed by Head Coach Brady Hoke and Denard Robinson. To find out how to enter to win, please visit the Michigan Sports Marketing tables located at sections 1, 2, 4, 8 and 10 in Michigan Stadium
Football's media is also on Sunday prior to the fan day, so look for plenty of content early next week.