Football Season Opener Provides Plenty Of Entertainment

Aug. 29, 2012

FRESNO, Calif. - A new head coach, a new conference and a new season just days away!

Fresno State opens the year at home Saturday night at 7 p.m., presented by game sponsor Table Mountain, with plenty of excitement in and around Bulldog Stadium.

The parking lots open four hours before kickoff, and this season Bulldog Boulevard will be rocking on opening night.

Local country band Whisky Row will be performing, and will be playing their newest song Bulldog Football Time, leading up to kickoff.

Bulldog Boulevard will also feature and autograph table with local Olympians Jose Ramirez and Brooke Crain, who will be signing autographs from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

We Wear Red
Fresno State's loyal and enthusiastic fans have made themselves seen nationwide as the Red Wave!! Remember WE WEAR RED for every home game...every section, every row, every seat. Show your Bulldog pride on Friday night by wearing red.

Bulldog Boulevard
For years Bulldog Boulevard has been a fan favorite. Fresno State's flagship station KMJNow sponsors the ultimate pre-game fan experience, with great family entertainment and food vendors. Located in the Red Lot, Bulldog Boulevard opens at 3 p.m. and admission is free.

Dog Pound
Fresno State students will have the opportunity to earn points through the Dog Pound Student Rewards Program by attending Saturday's game against Weber State. Students receive free sponsorship prizes for attending Fresno State Athletic events, and only eight points are needed to be eligible.

Bulldog Shop
The Bulldog Shop offers plenty of official Fresno State merchandise and is open on game days, beginning at 9 a.m. and open until kickoff at 7 p.m. The Bulldog Shop also has four kiosks inside the stadium and one location at Bulldog Boulevard.

"Discover Fresno State Football" - Fresno State season tickets are now on sale for as low as $140, less than $24 per game, through the Bulldog Ticket Office, online at and can be purchased over the phone at 559-278-DOGS.