Nebraska Announces Game for October 27th
Bill Moos and the Husker Athletic Department announced a new foe for the Huskers this season in Bethune-Cookman. The game is slated to replace the Huskers September 1st matchup against Arkon that was canceled due to inclement weather in Lincoln.
“Our great fans and our football student-athletes deserve a full schedule, and we are glad to be able to provide an additional game on Oct. 27 against Bethune-Cookman,” Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said. “We
appreciate the patience of our fans through this process. While there may be some conflicts on what was originally a bye week, we know Memorial Stadium will be packed to watch the Huskers on a fall Saturday.”
An FCS fore, Bethune-Cookman began speaking with the Huskers about scheduling the game as early as the week after the Akron matchup was canceled, per the LJS. Nebraska will work with Akron to find a financial settlement for the missed game and will guarantee Bethune-Cookman $800k for the game in Lincoln. The game will be part of the Big Ten’s regular television package and the kickoff time for the game is yet to be announced but should be available 6-12 days before the contest.
“I would like to thank Bethune-Cookman for their great cooperation as we put this agreement together. Athletic Director Lynn Thompson and Head Coach Terry Sims are excited to bring their team to Lincoln, and we look forward to their visit.” said Bill Moos.
Ticket and Parking Information from the Nebraska Athletic Department
Nebraska season ticket holders will receive a new ticket for the Oct. 27 game with Bethune-Cookman, and the original ticket from the Akron game will not be valid for admission. Delivery of tickets for the Oct. 27 game will be via e-mail, and those print at home tickets will be sent the week of Oct. 1. Individuals who do not have an e-mail connected to their account with the Ticket Office will receive printed tickets that will be sent via first class mail the week of Oct. 1.
Husker fans who purchase season parking permits through Nebraska Athletics will also receive a new parking permit for the Bethune-Cookman game. The permits will be sent via first class mail to accounts with season permits. Donors who purchase parking from the athletic department for the downtown garages will have the new game automatically added to their keycard.
Individuals who purchased single-game tickets for the Akron game through Nebraska Athletics will also receive new tickets for the Bethune-Cookman game. There are no refunds or exchanges for fans who purchased single-game tickets for the Akron game and cannot attend the Oct. 27 game. However, those fans can forward the e-mailed or paper tickets to friends or family or sell via Nebraska’s partner StubHub.
More detailed information on ticketing and parking will be posted on Huskers.com, and updated as needed.
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