Fan Day Saturday at Memorial Stadium

Nebraska football fans are reminded that the annual Fan Day will be held this Saturday, Aug. 7, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Memorial Stadium. Fan Day represents the best chance for Nebraska fans to meet and get an autograph from their favorite Husker players and coaches.


This year's Fan Day will be held on the opening day of practice for the second straight year, giving fans a chance to wish the Huskers well before they head into fall camp. Nebraska will hold its first preseason practice later on Saturday afternoon as Coach Bo Pelini's team begins preparations for the 2010 season.


Fans planning to attend Saturday's activities should enter Memorial Stadium through Gate 3 or Gate 24 on the south end of Memorial Stadium. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m.


Fans should keep the following information in mind as they plan for Fan Day.


–Fans must limit autograph requests to one item per player/coach. Please respect the time of other fans and the players and coaches by adhering to this rule.


–Rosters and autograph sheets will be available for fans at Gates 3 and Gates 24.


–Huskers Authentic Team Store will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The team store, owned and operated by the Athletic Department, is located directly across from Memorial Stadium on Stadium Drive.


–Fans should visit Huskers Authentic for all of the latest adidas merchandise for fall. The store will also have media guides, 2010 schedule posters and schedule cards available.


–Huskers Authentic will also have satellite locations near Gates 3 and 24 at Memorial Stadium.


–Vendors also will be available throughout the stadium, selling water and Pepsi products during the event.


–A link to the map is indicating seating of each position group and the coaching staff is included.


–By past experience the line for Coach Pelini and certain position groups will be extremely long. Fans should consider that when determining how to best use the 90 minutes of time with players and coaches.


–With Nebraska practicing later in the afternoon, players and coaches will be on a tight time schedule for lunch, meetings and practice. Please respect their time and allow them to leave the field at the conclusion of Fan Day at 11 a.m.


–Restrooms will be available, but there will be no access to the Osborne Complex.     


–Parking lots around Memorial Stadium will be open, including the Stadium Drive parking garage.