Claremore Daily Progress

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August 24, 2013

OU football announces promotions schedule

Duck Dynasty's Jep and Jessica Robertson visit Norman on Saturday

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NORMAN — Oklahoma’s matchup against TCU on Oct. 5 has been designated as “Champions Day,” and TCU’s band will be in town. The TCU contest is also scheduled to feature a pregame flyover of World War II aircraft. During the TCU game, a variety of champions from last season will be honored, including women’s gymnastics for its Big 12 championship and individual NCAA champions from track & field, wrestling and men’s gymnastics.

Homecoming has been scheduled for Oct. 26 against Texas Tech. The 2013 Big 12 champion baseball team and the program’s 1994 national championship team will be recognized. At halftime, the Alumni Band will perform.

The home finale vs. Iowa State on Nov. 16 is dubbed the “Heroes Game,” featuring military presentations and recognitions to honor the many individuals who have served and sacrificed for our nation. That contest will also serve as “Senior Day” when the departing class of OU Football student-athletes will be recognized for their contributions. Members of the men’s tennis team will be honored for their 2013 Big 12 championship. The family of the late Rod Shoate will be recognized for his recent selection to the College Football Hall of Fame.

2013 OU Football Game Promotion and Entertainment Information

Aug. 31 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Band and Spirit Day)

o   Pregame Presentations: National Merit Scholars and WWII Warbirds Anthem Flyover

o   In-Game Presentations: Men’s gymnastics MPSF championship recognition

o   Halftime: Softball national championship and Big 12 championship recognition, National Merit Scholars and Pride of Oklahoma with high school bands



Sept. 7 vs. West Virginia (Stripe the Stadium)

o   In-Game Presentations: Football Big 12 championship recognition

o   Halftime: Pride of Oklahoma and West Virginia band

Sept. 14 vs. Tulsa (Oklahoma Day)

o   In-Game Presentations: Rowing Big 12/Conference USA championship recognition and disaster relief presentations/recognitions

o   Halftime: Pride of Oklahoma and Tulsa band to perform

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