The Spring Game is almost here, and here are a few pre-event tidbits to consider:
&bull Coach Steve Sarkisian said after practice Wednesday that this scrimmage will be treated more like a game, except that kickoffs and punts will be not utilized. Drives at the beginning of each half, and after scores, will start from the 20-yard line.
&bull As how the teams will be divided, the coach said that had not been determined yet.
&bull The late-week weather forecast calls for temperatures in the low 50s for the 1 p.m. kickoff, with a small chance of rain.
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Here is information directly from the Washington Huskies "Spring Central" link, fans have a few options to consider for game-day at the Spring Game on Saturday:
&bull HUSKY FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET SELECT-A-SEAT
Ticketholders should gather early near the east end zone to get a first look at seat locations for the 2009 season, as well as a sneak peek of the Huskies' new uniforms.
Those who purchase their season tickets at the Select-A-Seat event will receive a free Husky Stadium book and a tunnel tour for a home game this season.
&bull COINS FOR KIDS
Some of the UW's student-athletes will be around to collect change, with the money going to the Seattle Public School's program called, "School Kids Come First." For more information, see SchoolKidsComeFirst.com
&bull HUSKY SPRING CLEANING SALE
Starting at 10 a.m., a two-hour rummage sale of used UW sports apparel will be available on the south end of Husky Stadium. Included will be jerseys, jackets, trading cards and beverage coolers.
&bull UWAA ACTIVITY BOOTH
At 11 a.m., the group responsible for making the game-day experience as cool as possible will be staked out near the east end zone. Bring the children for tattoos and sign-making, and a special giveaway will take place for UW fans.