NACOGDOCHES, Texas (Press Release) – Once again, Stephen F. Austin athletics fans and supporters will get the chance to Meet the 'Jacks in the Grand Ballroom of SFA's Baker Pattillo Student Center on Tuesday, August 23 at 6:30 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by the Fredonia Rotary Club.
The cost of the event is $10, which includes admission to the event, dinner and a chance to meet your favorite Lumberjack players. Event tickets can be purchased at the door the night of the event.
The 2016 Lumberjack football team will be introduced by their positions, followed by the first look of the `Jacks intro video. The SFA players will then be available for photos with the 19 seniors on SFA's schedule posters available to sign the posters for fans.
Lubbock, Texas, will be the site of SFA's 2016 season opener when the 'Jacks do battle with Texas Tech at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3. One week later, SFA makes its 2016 Homer Bryce Stadium debut at 6:00 p.m. by hosting West Alabama at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10.
That tilt against West Alabama is the first of five home games SFA plays in 2016. The 'Jacks' home schedule culminates on Saturday, November 19, with the 51st Battle for Chief Caddo against Northwestern State at 3:00 p.m. In addition to their five-game home schedule, the 'Jacks are set to take part in six engagements away from Nacogdoches including Southland Conferece games at McNeese, Nicholls, Incarnate Word, Houston Baptist as well as the 91stBattle of the Piney Woods against Sam Houston State at NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday, October 1.