Joe Bailey will return with an experience offensive line.
April 20, 2011
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University's football held the final full practice prior to this Saturday's Spring Game, slated for 2 p.m. on the Tom Oxley Football Fields.
The Owls took the field at 3:30 p.m. and working through individual and indo drills prior to 7-on-7 and "team".
FAU will be back on the field 3:30 p.m. Friday for an abbreviated practice and the final tune-up for Saturday. Saturday's activities will provide fans the opportunity to purchase 2011 football season tickets for the inaugural season in FAU's new 30,000-seat on-campus stadium. Seat selection begins Friday, May 6, and fans that have purchased a pair of seats prior to the "Early Bird special" deadline of Tuesday, May 31 will be included on a "Remembrance Wall."
There also will be a kids' interactive area, and the first 3,000 fans to attend will receive a schedule magnet. Admission and parking is free for everyone.
The FAU stadium is the centerpiece of FAU's Innovation Village, located in the north central area of campus. A $70 million project, it is slated to feature 6,000 premium seats, including 24 suites, 26 loge boxes, 1,000 premier club seats and 4,000 priority club seats, and the latest, state-of-the art amenities. The Owls will open the 2011 campaign at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Saturday, September 3. The 2011 football season will host five home games to be played for the first time on FAU's Boca Raton campus, with the home season opener scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 15.
For more information on the stadium, visit http://www.faustadium.com. To observe the progress on the construction of the stadium online, visit http://www.fau.edu/stadium/multimedia.html. To purchase season tickets, contact Scott Erdmann at 561-297-0579 or firstname.lastname@example.org.