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Football Spring Game to Feature Honorary Coach Contest

Football Spring Game to Feature Honorary Coach Contest

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Northern Arizona University Football wants you to tell us why you think should be an honorary coach for the 2013 NAU Football Blue & Gold Spring Game.

"We want our fans to be able to get an in-depth view of what our players and coaches see during a game," head football coach Jerome Souers said.

To enter please send a one page document expressing why you would be a good choice for an honorary coach to Please be sure to include your name, age, email address, and phone number in the document and use the subject line "Honorary Coach". Fans can also nominate others for the honor. Deadline to enter is Sunday, April 21.

Two winners will be announced on on Thursday, April 25. The two lucky winners will be on the sideline with either the Blue or Gold team, help with game day operations, and receive gear from NAU Athletics.

The Northern Arizona Blue & Gold spring football game will be held on Saturday, April 27 at Lumberjack Stadium at 2:30 p.m. FOX Sports Arizona will televise the game live preceding the Arizona Diamondbacks-Colorado Rockies telecast. The game well also air live on FOX College Sports Pacific and

Fans can begin tailgating at 10 a.m. in the parking lot adjacent to Lumberjack Stadium. There will be free parking in and around Lumberjack Stadium or available garage parking in the San Francisco Parking Garage ($2 hour/$10 for the day). Doors to the spring game will open at noon and admission is free.

Fanfest will start inside Lumberjack Stadium at 12 p.m. and will include face-painting, the NAU bounce house, pictures with Louie The Lumberjack, and much more. Following the game fans are invited to say for a post-game autograph session with all of your favorite NAU players.