Football To Kick Off 2000 Season With Tailgate Party

Aug. 30, 2000

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville University will kick off the 2000 football season with a "Kickoff Tailgate Party" Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at Sneaker's Sports Grille on Atlantic Ave. Head coach Steve Gilbert, along with several dolphin players and the JU cheerleaders will be on hand signing autographs while giving away tickets and prizes.

"The Steve Gilbert Show" will also air live from Sneaker's every Thursday from 7-8 p.m. on AM 600 "The Ball". JU opens the 2000 season on Saturday against Lenoir-Rhyne at 1 p.m. at Milne Field on the JU campus.

Season and individual game tickets are available for the Dolphins' six-game home schedule by calling the JU Athletic Ticket Office at (904) 745-7407. All JU games can be heard live on AM 600 "The Ball" and on JU's new Official Athletic Website -