August 12, 2010
Tech to hold first open football scrimmage Saturday

BLACKSBURG - The Virginia Tech football program will be holding the first of two open scrimmages this Saturday inside Lane Stadium.

Practice begins at 4 p.m., with the scrimmage starting at approximately 4:45 p.m. Fans are encouraged to attend, but are allowed to sit in the west stands only. Also, videotaping is strictly prohibited.

The only other open scrimmage to the public is on Saturday, Aug. 21 and that practice will begin at 2 p.m.

Fans can enter through gates 4 and 5 only. No fans will be allowed on the field following the scrimmage. Concession stands and the bookstore souvenir shop will be open on the West side only.

Tech, ranked sixth in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll, takes on No. 5 Boise State on Monday, Sept. 6 at 8 pm at FedExField. Tickets are still available through ticketmaster.com.

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