SMU Offering Free Tickets, Food To Harvey Victims

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – SMU is offering those displaced by Hurricane Harvey free tickets and concessions vouchers for Saturday’s 6:00 p.m. season opener against Stephen F. Austin at Ford Stadium.

Those affected by the storm can contact the SMU Ticket Office at 214-SMU-GAME or use this online form and request tickets and vouchers good for admission, a hot dog and a soda.

The SMU football home opener on Saturday, Sept. 2, will also be a “Salute To Our Heroes” game, serving as a tribute to all active military members and veterans.

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Fans of the SMU Mustangs wave a flag during a game at Gerald J. Ford Stadium (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Fans can enjoy a free pregame Salute To Our Heroes concert in Doak Walker Plaza starting at 4:30 p.m. featuring Texas country artist Zach Coffey.

Other pregame activities will include a color guard for the presentation of arms, while halftime entertainment will include a tribute performance by the SMU Mustang Band.

The first 5,000 fans to enter Ford Stadium will receive Salute To Our Heroes white-out branded thunder sticks, and all fans are encouraged to wear white.

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