Red Wolves hold 16th annual Order of the Pack pep rally

JONESBORO ( - Arkansas State held its 16th annual Order of the Pack pep rally Thursday night at ASU Stadium to recognize its student-athletes for their commitment to ASU and to induct a new class of students into the Red Wolves family.

Members of the Student Activities Board and Student Government Association reflected on the history and tradition surrounding Red Wolves Athletics, and student-athletes were recognized for their commitment to ASU.

Dr. Dee Dee Hudson, wife of ASU Chancellor Dr. Tim Hudson, and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Rick Stripling addressed the student body, thanking them for their support of the Red Wolves and encouraging them to continue that support at events and in the community.

Head football coach Gus Malzahn addressed the crowd at the end of the pep rally and encouraged the student body to show their support on game days.

The Sound of the Natural State marching band, A-Team and Red Wolves cheerleaders led the crowd in traditional ASU cheers to get the students excited for the upcoming season.

Season and individual game tickets for the Red Wolves' 2012 campaign, which includes six home games, remain on sale and can be ordered by contacting the ASU Box Office at 870-972-ASU1 or 1-888-ASU-FANS or by visiting