This is the first spring game for Wolf Pack head coach Brian Polian
April 18, 2013
The 2013 Silver and Blue Spring Game will be played Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mackay Stadium. This year’s game – the first for new head coach Brian Polian – will feature a traditional game format with four quarters of action on the turf at Mackay.
The game, which is present by Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, is open to the public and there is no cost. It will also be video-streamed for free at NevadaWolfPack.com.
The Blue team will be mostly made up of the first-team offense and second-team defense and they’ll face-off against a Silver team comprised of the first-team defense and second-team offense. Specialists and a handful of other players will play for both teams. Rosters will be announced on Friday.
“We’re hoping to have a lot of fans in the stands and get some energy going in Mackay,” Polian said. We’re going to pump the music in and we’re going to have some fun.”
The Spring Game will be have game-type feel to it as Polian and his staff are using it to teach what will be the team’s traditional pre-game routine leading up to it. Players will be on the field at Mackay warming up by noon with the game to begin at 1 p.m.
The four-quarter game will have a running clock except for the final two minutes of each half. There will be no kickoffs but other special teams units will be utilized as needed.
After the game, Wolf Pack players and coaches will be available beyond the south stands for autographs and pictures.
Other activities involved with the Spring Game include:
We will be opening 30 spaces in the North RV Tailgate lot. Fans are encouraged to come Friday night and tailgate through the night and up to the start of the game. To reserve your spot, call 775.682.6905. RV Spots will be FREE for the Spring Game.
Chili Cook-off Participate in our inaugural Wolf Pack Chili Cook-Off. The winner of the cook-off will presented with the ultimate chili trophy to be displayed at their tailgates before every home football game.
Pregame Kids Zone/Postgame Autographs Bring the kids out for a day filled with fun events. Beginning at 11 a.m., all children will be invited enjoy the Kids Zone, complete with bouncehouses, tons of fun games, a putting contest, pictures with Wolfie and Alphie and much more.
Postgame Autographs and Pictures Following the action at Mackay, all fans will be invited onto the field to participate in an autograph session featuring all your favorite Wolf Pack football players and coaches. Pictures are also welcome, so be sure to bring your camera.
Fans will also have the opportunity to relive your greatest Wolf Pack memories with special photo opportunities with the Fremont Cannon, Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Trophy, cutouts of former Wolf Pack greats and more.
Season tickets for the 2013 season are now on sale and start at just $90 for adults and $35 for children 8th grade and younger. Call (775) 348-PACK or click here to order your tickets today.