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August 2008

Release Date: Aug. 19, 2008

Tailgate Party Set for Ram Football Opener in San Marcos

Angelo State University will host a tailgate party Saturday, Aug. 30, when the Rams travel to San Marcos for their 2008 football season opener against Texas State University in Bobcat Stadium.

The tailgate party is open free to all alumni and supporters of ASU, beginning at 4 p.m. Aug. 30 in the visiting team area of the alumni parking lot at Bobcat Stadium. The tailgate festivities will continue until the 6 p.m. kickoff for the gridiron contest between the Rams and Bobcats.

ASU fans are encouraged to wear blue and gold and show their support for the Rams as they start the new season. The game will mark the 23rd meeting between the NCAA Division II Rams and the Division I-AA Bobcats. Texas State holds a17-5 advantage over the Rams in their previous meetings.

To reach the tailgate area, visitors should go to Bobcat Stadium at 700 Aquarena Springs Drive, then turn left on Thorpe Lane before turning right on Robbie Lane. Visitors should follow Robbie Lane into the alumni parking lot on the west side of the stadium. The tailgate site will be marked with ASU flags.

Individuals desiring more information on the game or ticket information should visit the ASU athletic Web site at www.angelosports.com. Individuals desiring information on the tailgate party should contact the ASU Office of Development at 942-2116.