Bid To Win Unique Football Items

Aug. 22, 2012

By Kelly Mason/Stephen Trembley

Fresno State Online Auctions (End 8/30 at 5 p.m. PT)
• BID on Run Through The Smoke with Football Team Experience
• BID on Personalized Autograph Football Helmet
• BID on Bulldog Stadium Goal Post Keepsake

FRESNO, Calif. -- Do you want to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience of running through the tunnel of smoke at a home football game? Would you like to own a signed Fresno State football helmet by coach DeRuyter or a historic section of the Fresno State goal post used from 1980-2011?

Be a part of Fresno State football history by bidding on these three unique pieces that can't be found anywhere else!

Fresno State online auction is the place to go to bid for these one-of-a-kind items. This is an open auction that concludes on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. PT. Each item has a starting price and then pre-determined increments for each future bid.

"These three items are very special pieces of Fresno State football and we are excited to be auctioning them off to our fans," said Paul Ladwig, Senior Associate Athletics Director of External Relations. "We want our fans to feel their tie to Fresno State football, and with the opportunity to win such great prizes, this auction can make someone's dream come true."

The "Run Through The Smoke With The Football Team" Experience will give the opportunity to the highest bidder to make a dream come true. Not only does the winner experience the tunnel at the home opener on Sept. 1 against Weber State, but they also receive our (4) tickets to the game, a framed photo of their special moment running through the smoke and a game-used football from the Sept. 1 game. Both the photo and football will also be personalized and signed by head coach Tim DeRuyter.

The Personalized Autographed Football Helmet is another product that cannot be found or purchased anywhere else. The helmet will be signed by head coach Tim DeRuyter and the winner will become the owner of this one-of-a-kind Fresno State football gear.

The Bulldog Stadium Goal Post Keepsake, is one of only 137 pieces from the original Fresno State football goal post used from 1980-2011. This is a limited edition piece and the only place to get yours is to win it on the Fresno State online auction.

These are three priceless pieces of Fresno State Bulldog football history that can only be found at the Fresno State online auction found here:

The auction closes on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. PT, so don't miss your chance to win these Fresno State football items.

"Discover Fresno State Athletics!" - Remember to vote every day for Fresno State at and wear your Bulldog red on Aug. 31 for College Colors Day.