Sooners, Cowboys Host Fans this Weekend
Jordan King - August 2, 2019 10:11 am
Tylan Wallace will be available for fans to see on Saturday, Aug. 3. via @CowboyFB/Twitter
Fans of both the Oklahoma Sooner and the Oklahoma State Cowboy football teams will get a chance to check out the team up close and personal before the season gets rolling for fall 2019.
Friday afternoon, OU will give fans a chance to see some of their favorite players in the annual “Meet the Sooners Day” held at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The program posted photos for the best way fans can navigate the event.
The photo also give the pertinent information for fans about entrance times. Members of the Kids Club are admitted 30 minutes prior to the general public. Gates open for everyone at 1:30 p.m. and the general public is supposed to enter through Gate 4.
OU’s event runs through 3 p.m. and each child is allowed to bring one item to have autographed.
The online release also mentions a chance to see the Sooner Schooner along with Boomer and Sooner. The Sooner Shop and the Kona Ice stand will also be open during the event.
As for the Cowboys, they will host their annual fan appreciation day on Saturday. The doors will open for the event at 1:30 p.m. with the Cowboy Football and Cowgirl Soccer teams available between 2:30-4:30 p.m. The Northeast and Southeast doors will serve as the entrances for the event.
Fans will occupy the concourse level of Gallagher-Iba Arena and the event will be broken down into zones according to the release.
Zone One will be in the northeast side of the stadium and will have the Cowgirl soccer players along with the running backs and cowboy backs from the Football team. Zone Two will occupy by the northwest side of the arena where Biletnikoff finalist Tylan Wallace and the wide receivers along with the offensive linemen will see fans. Zone Three is in the southwest part of the arena and it’s all defense with the cornerbacks and defensive linemen. Zone Four is the final zone in the southeast side and that’s where fans will find quarterbacks, linebackers, safeties and specialists.
Coach Mike Gundy will have his own section on the west side of GIA in the O-Club.
Fans attending the event will also have a chance to buy merchandise from the University Store or season tickets from the ticket office.