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Alumni Tailgate at TTU vs Oregon Football Game

Sat, 15 Sep, 2012 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Watch out West Coast, Tennessee Tech is coming to you!

Tennessee Tech is coming to the University of Oregon this fall as the Golden Eagles take on the Ducks!

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Six home games, visit to Oregon highlight 2012 Golden Eagle football schedule

Join us on Sept. 15, 2012, for a TTU Alumni Tailgate prior to the game, from 9-11 a.m.

The tailgate is from 9-11 a.m., and will be located outside University of Oregon’s PK Park baseball stadium, 2800 MLK Jr. Blvd., in Eugene. Game time is noon in Autzen Stadium. Get parking information, detailed directions or view a map.

Last season, Tennessee Tech head coach Watson Brown, who enters his sixth season with the program in 2012 (and 28th year as a Division I head coach), led the Golden Eagles to a 6-2 OVC mark and a share of the program's first OVC Championship since the 1975 season. The team also earned the league's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs, marking the first playoff appearance in Tennessee Tech history.

This season, the Golden Eagles return seven offensive and seven defensive starters with senior quarterback Tre Lamb leading the way. Last season Lamb completed 65.2 percent of his passes for 2,342 yards and 17 touchdowns and also rushed for an additional six touchdowns. Defensively, Tech had three players selected to the Preseason All-OVC Team, including senior lineman Marcus Edwards, senior defensive back Will Johnson and sophomore defensive back Austin Tallant. Edwards had 9.5 tackles-for-loss and 5.0 sacks last year to go along with his 41 tackles. Johnson added 45 tackles and an interception in eight games, while Tallant led the team with 92 tackles in his freshman season.

Follow TTU Athletics at www.ttusports.com, on Facebook and on Twitter.

Make plans now to join us, and help us spread the word! GO TECH!

Location: 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97401
Fees: $49 Combo Ticket for the Tailgate and game. $10 Tailgate only.
Contact: Email ttualumni@tntech.edu or call the Alumni Relations Office at 1-800-889-8730 or 931-372-3205 if questions or for more information.
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