FSU Gridiron Club Holding Receptions As Bulldogs Cap Off Spring Drills

Jeff Pierce
Head Coach Jeff Pierce and the Bulldogs will hold their annual Crimson and Gold Spring Football Game on Friday, April 20, at Top Taggart Field.

The Ferris State University football team will cap off its 2007 spring practice schedule with the annual Crimson and Gold Spring Game this Friday evening, April 20, at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids, Mich.

The annual spring contest will start at approximately 6 p.m. (EDT) and the public is encouraged to attend free of charge.

A pre-game reception for FSU Gridiron Club members will be held in Wheeler Pavilion, starting at 5:30 p.m. (EDT) and light refreshments will be served.

The seventh annual FSU Gridiron Club Spring Tailgate reception will be held following the game at Striketown in Big Rapids. The event, which will feature free appetizers while they last, is open to both FSU Gridiron Club members and the public.

Ferris State will officially begin its 99th year of varsity competition on Saturday, Sept. 1, versus the Kentucky State University Thorobreds in a 7 p.m. (EDT) non-conference contest at Top Taggart Field. The Bulldogs, a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), will have 11 regular-season games on the docket for the upcoming 2007 campaign.

FSU posted an 8-3-0 overall record for the 2006 season, which included a third-place 7-3-0 mark in the GLIAC. The Bulldogs, who turned in their best season since 1996, were listed 17th nationally in Don Hansen's Football Gazette's final NCAA-II Top 40 rankings.

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