Spring football scrimmage, food trucks, games, prizes highlight annual fan event

April 10, 2019 | Athletics, Events, News, Alumni
By Paul Helgren

The Toledo Rockets will hold their annual Blue and Gold Spring Football Scrimmage at the Glass Bowl Friday, April 12. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Admission is free.

The scrimmage will use a running clock and is expected to last about one hour. Player autographs will be available for fans immediately following the game in the west stadium concourse.

Bryant Koback and the Rockets will compete in their annual spring
scrimmage Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Glass Bowl.

Fans may enter the Glass Bowl via Gate A, located on the west side of the stadium near the press tower. Fans can park in lots 9 or 10.

Earlier in the day, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rockets will host Food Court Fridays on campus in lot 6 adjacent to the UT Outdoor Track. Food trucks from Deet’s BBQ and Rosie’s Rolling Chef will be on campus for Rocket fans to purchase lunch.

Fans also will have the opportunity to renew or purchase their 2019 football season tickets and receive a free Toledo Rockets flag.

There will be fun activities such as corn hole, giant Jenga, a football toss contest, music and photo opportunities with the Toledo mascots. A raffle will be held with prizes, including football tickets, pre-game field passes, a signed football and a Coach Jason Candle bobblehead.

The deadline to renew or buy 2019 Toledo football season tickets and receive a free Toledo Rockets flag has been extended to Friday, April 12, before the start of the spring scrimmage. Call 419.530.GOLD or visit the Toledo Rockets’ website to get your tickets and flag today.

Head Coach Jason Candle’s 2019 squad returns 51 letter winners and 14 starters from last season’s team, including sophomore running back Bryant Koback, who led the Rockets with 917 yards rushing as a freshman. The Rockets were 7-6 in 2018, and are one of only nine schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision that have had a winning record in each of the past nine seasons.

In the event of inclement weather, the spring scrimmage and Food Court Friday will be canceled. Check Twitter (@ToledoRockets), Facebook (UTRockets) and the Athletics’ website for any cancellation notices.

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