ASU to begin Bowl preparations Wednesday

JONESBORO, Ark. ( – The Arkansas State football team will begin its on-field preparation for the Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 12, with its first practice scheduled for 2:40 p.m.   All practices are open to the public.

Following the opening practice, the Red Wolves will be back on the field at 10:10 a.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday before taking Sunday off.

After the day off, ASU will practice at 3:00 p.m. Monday (Dec. 17), 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 18), 3:00 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 19) and 10:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 20) before breaking for Christmas from Dec. 21-27.

Arkansas State will resume practice at 5:35 p.m. on Friday (Dec. 28).  A-State will practice at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 29), 5:45 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 30) and 10:30 a.m. Monday (Dec. 31) to wrap up its practice schedule in Jonesboro.

The team will depart for Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 1 and arrive at the team hotel, the Renaissance Riverview Plaza, later that day.  The Renaissance Riverview Plaza is located at 64 South Water Street in Mobile, Ala.

The team will hold its first bowl practice in Mobile, Ala. later that day at 6:25 p.m. at UMS Wright High School, located at 65 North Mobile Street in Mobile, Ala.  On Wednesday, Jan. 2 and Thursday, Jan. 3, ASU will practice at 11:10 a.m., at UMS Wright High School.  The Red Wolves will hold its final practice Friday, Jan. 4 at 5:05 p.m. at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

ASU will play No. 25 Kent State in the Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. in an ESPN-televised game.  Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase Bowl tickets only through the ASU Ticket Office to directly support the Red Wolves and to ensure they receive priority seating within the designated A-State area.

Bowl tickets are only $45 per ticket when purchased through the ASU Ticket Office.  Fans can go to to order tickets, and the ASU Ticket Office, located at the Convocation Center's lower red entrance, is taking walk-up and telephone (870-972-ASU1 or 888-278-3267) orders.