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Christensen: Good forecast has Gophers looking forward to spring football game

  • Blog Post by: Joe Christensen
  • April 23, 2013 - 2:33 PM

The Gophers have been stuck indoors throughout spring practice, but the forecast looks terrific for Saturday, so the team is sticking with its plan to hold the annual spring game at TCF Bank Stadium.

At last look, the forecast on Weather.com calls for a high of 70 degrees.

Admission to the spring game is free, but the Gophers are asking for a $1 donation toward the Gary Tinsley Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The University will sell beer, as it did at Gophers games last season. Here's a list of the events:

9 a.m. -- Maroon, Gold & Ski-U-Mah lots open for tailgating
10 a.m. -- Doors open / Gopher Fan Fest
10:45-11:30 a.m. -- Gopher Alumni Flag Football Game (featuring Rickey Foggie and MarQueis Gray)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -- Warm-ups
1-2:30 p.m. -- Spring Game
2:30-3:00 pm -- Player autographs on the field

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