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Blue-White Spring Game set for April 19 at 1 PM

Yard Sale, Easter Egg hunt, autograph session, free poster among highlights

April 9, 2014 · @MTAthletics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee football will conclude spring drills on April 19 with the annual Blue-White Spring Game presented by Xfinity and Kroger. Kickoff is set for 1 PM at the Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium and admission is free.

The scrimmage will be offense vs. defense and there will be four 15-minute quarters with a continuous running clock.

At halftime, Coach Rick Stockstill will present the Spring Awards and recognize the returning lettermen.

Along with the game, there will be numerous activities available for the Blue Raider faithful. Tailgating will be encouraged at both Walnut Grove and the Greenland Drive parking lot the entire day, while an autograph session with Blue Raider players is scheduled prior to the game from 10:30 AM until 11:00 AM. Photo opportunities will also be available and roster cards will be handed out for free.

Following the autograph session, the athletic department will hold an Easter Egg Hunt at the nearby football practice field.

In conjunction with the spring game, the athletic department will also hold their annual Yard Sale in the Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium and the black football jerseys will be one of the available items. The Yard Sale will be located near the track and will get underway at 10 AM. The Blue Raider ticket office will also be on-hand to sell season tickets which are only $115.

Lightning's Locker Room will be in the middle of their annual spring sale. Sales prices started at the off campus locations on Monday April 7. They will continue at the Saturday Spring Game starting at 10 AM, opening in Floyd Stadium and also the track and soccer stadium.

All Blue Raider gear will be 25% off, including all Nike items. Several new items have arrived recently, including new Tervis mugs in camo and one with a blue insert.

On Friday prior to the game, Stockstill will host his ninth annual Lettermen's Golf Tournament. The event will take place at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 AM with a shotgun start scheduled for 1 PM. The cost is $45 per person and participants are encouraged to make the checks payable to the Alumni Golf Tournament.

Following is a list of the day's activities on campus:
10:00 AM: Lightning's Locker Room Opens (in Floyd Stadium and also Track and Soccer Stadium)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Yard Sale at Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Autograph Session at Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium
11:00 AM - Easter Egg Hunt on the practice field
1:00 PM: Blue-White Spring Game

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