Bulldogs and Broncos Set to do Battle
Oct. 24, 2007
FRESNO, Calif. - With less than 48 hours before one of the biggest WAC games ever in Bulldog Stadium, the Fresno State Bulldogs and head coach Pat Hill went through their final preparations on Wednesday afternoon.
The Dogs will have a light walk-through practice session Thursday evening in preparation for the arrival of the five-time defending WAC Champion Boise State Broncos.
Boise State, at 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the WAC, is coming off an historic season in which it went undefeated (13-0) and defeated Oklahoma in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in overtime in one of the greatest bowl games ever played. Under head coach Chris Peterson, the Broncos are 19-1 overall and have won 42 of their last 43 WAC games. The only loss was in 2005 to Fresno State at Bulldog Stadium.
"We have been looking forward to this game for a while," said head coach Pat Hill. "We've had a great week of practice. It's a short week to prepare, but the guys are focused and working hard. We are looking forward to a sea of red when we take the field on Friday night against a program that's won the last five WAC championships. As I've said, the WAC title goes through Boise State and we get our chance this week. It's a great opportunity."
To accommodate fans, Fresno State's ticket office will extend office hours on Thursday, October 25, to 8 p.m. for walk-up customers only.
The ticket office opens on Thursday at 9 a.m. and will open at 7 a.m. on Friday (gameday) if tickets remain. Tickets are available via phone beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday and Friday and are available 24/7 online (by clicking the tickets icon at the top of this page). Print-at-Home technology will be available through kickoff of the game.
"Ticket sales this week have been very brisk and we expect that to continue while tickets last," said Associate Athletics Director Paul Ladwig. "At this time, we have approximately 4,000 tickets remaining for the game and of those only 900 student tickets are available. We are expecting a lot of activity the next two days so we are extending our hours and recommending folks use the print at home technology that we unveiled this week. It's working well and very convenient."
Print at Home
Customers purchasing single game tickets online, now have the option of choosing a Print-At-Home delivery method. This eliminates any standing in line at Will-Call. The tickets can be printed on standard 8.5x11-inch paper. The Print-At-Home ticket will include a unique barcode, which is scanned upon stadium entry. For security purposes, the barcode allows only one scan per entry, eliminating any attempts to duplicate, alter or sell copies of the Print-At-Home ticket.
What to Watch For
"Join the State - Fresno State!" - Fresno State football continues play at Bulldog Stadium on Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m. against 2006 Fiesta Bowl Champion Boise State. It's Turn Out the Lights on Boise State night with special black game day t-shirts that can be purchased at the Bulldog Shop or Fresno area Gottschalks locations. For tickets, go to the ticket page at www.gobulldogs.com, call 559-278-DOGS or stop by the Bulldog Ticket Office.