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Fans send off Red Wolves to 2015 GoDaddy Bowl

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

It's bowl game time. The Red Wolves arrived in Mobile Wednesday, following their send off at Centennial Bank Stadium.

A number of fans lined the road to show their support for ASTATE as the busses took off. At the send off, some fans said they will be hitting the road on Friday.

“We've been fans of the Red Wolves for thirty some odd years,” Melinda Miller said. “Even when they were the Indians, this will be our fourth trip to Mobile.”

“The fourth year we are going to GoDaddy,” Colton Bice said. “Ready to send the guys off for one more game down there, Mobile is like a second home to the team.”

Bice said you'll find him and his Hounds of Howl members in Mobile's Ladd-Peebles Stadium come Sunday.

“We sit behind the away team on the front row and just hound them the whole game,” Bice said.

While fans are excited for another bowl appearance, they are also excited about the growth of Red Wolves football.

“Six years ago we didn't even know what a bowl was and now we are going on four years straight,” Hoppy Hoffman said.

Hoffman, with the Design Shoppe in Jonesboro, said he see's great things for the future of the program.

“As we get more and more bowl opportunities with the Cure Bowl coming on next year, then I start seeing us you know having more opportunities to go other places,” Hoffman said.

For now, fans are not disappointed to be heading to Mobile.

“ASTATE fans take it over when they're there,” Miller said. “It's home.”

“Yea I'm glad Blake stuck around this year,” Bice said. “It's great having the coaching staff here. Good luck to the team. Good Luck to all the seniors that have stuck it out. Proud of them, and we are going to win the GoDaddy Bowl.”

Hoffman said he's had many customers come in and buy Red Wolf magnets and car flags. He said he suspects to see a trail of Red Wolf fans on the road headed to Mobile this weekend.

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