SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 – How will UTSA Football follow the biggest comeback in program history? Find out at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, when the Roadrunners will host the UNLV Rebels at the Alamodome for UTSA’s final non-conference game of the regular season.
UTSA are now 4-0 after overcoming a nail bite 31-28 victory in Memphis in which the Roadrunners erased a 21-0 deficit to beat the previously undefeated Tigers. UNLV (0-4) comes to the Alamodome after a loss last Friday at Fresno State. Saturday will mark the first time UTSA and UNLV meet on the football field.
The Roadrunners were scorching hot in September. Not only UTSA the only undefeated team remaining in the USA Conference, but the ‘runners receive the 25 best votes in the two AP Poll and the USA Today AFCA Coaching Survey. With a victory on Saturday against UNLV, UTSA Football would equal the 2012 squad, which won their first five games, for the best start in program history.
UTSA Football will celebrate Family Weekend with Saturday’s game. The UTSA Family of the Year, selected in an annual essay competition, will make the draw and gain more recognition during the match.
In honor of the university’s continued recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, UTSA Football will also celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day before and during the game on Saturday at the Alamodome. This will include in-game recognitions from UTSA’s Hispanic Heritage Month programming and the CASE Circle of Excellence Gold award the university received for its promotion of Hispanic Heritage Month. Additionally, the halftime show will incorporate mariachi music to celebrate Hispanic culture.
Roadrunner Nation is invited to show off their school spirit this week and prepare for the next UTSA football game through the following family activities:
EXCITATION GAME WEEK
Wednesday game week
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Central Plaza, main campus
Join the Rowdy Crew, UTSA’s own student-minded organization, for Game Week Wednesday. Learn to be a part of the full game day experience for a chance to win Rowdy Crew merchandise to wear at the Alamodome for Saturday’s game.
The Jeff Traylor radio show
7 p.m. Wednesday, The Sand Box, 7280 UTSA Blvd.
Fans are invited to join Coach Jeff Traylor and host Andy Everett weekly for a 1 hour radio show at the Sand Box, within walking distance of UTSA’s main campus. All shows will be broadcast live in the San Antonio area on Ticket 760 AM or online at goUTSA.com and Ticket760.com. Roadrunner fans can also connect via the iHeartRadio and The university network applications. Additionally, fans can watch the show weekly on Facebook Live via the UTSA Athletics Facebook page and call to ask questions by dialing (210) 736-9760.
The Jeff Traylor Radio Show will continue at the same time every Wednesday throughout the season (subject to change).
2 p.m., Saturday, HEB Plaza (north side of the Alamodome)
Roadrunner fans of all ages can take part in the free pre-game festivities at Rowdy Town, including interactive games, exhibits, food and drink.
UTSA Alumni Association Roadrunner Nation Tailgate
2 p.m., Saturday, The Espee (formerly Sunset Station), 1174 E. Commerce St.
The UTSA Alumni Association invites fans to the official Roadrunner Nation hatchback for fun with prizes, food and an open bar. RSVP with your pre-game Alumni Association membership to get free entrance to the tailgate. Not a member? Friends of UTSA can either purchase a membership for free entry or pay $ 20 at the door. Be sure to bring your digital membership card for quick and easy admission through the tailgate. RSVP for the tailgate on the UTSA Alumni Association website.
2:45 p.m., Saturday, Alamodome, Roadrunner Alley (between lots B and C)
It is an exciting tradition for the fans to motivate the team for the game. Join the Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band and UTSA teams as they accompany the team through Roadrunner Alley and the Alamodome two hours before each home game. Fans can line the walkway between Alamodome B and C parking lots to cheer on the team.
UTSA student interior tailgate
3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Saturday, Alamodome, Hall of Fame Club (north end of Club Level)
The UTSA Student Indoor Tailgate is the new gathering place for students inside the Alamodome on game day. Free food and drinks will be available (while stocks last). Door prizes include coupons and UTSA clothing.
GO TO THE GAME
Get your tickets
Current UTSA students receive free entry to all home games by downloading tickets through their Account Manager. Students can also purchase up to four guest tickets at $ 10 each.
Tickets for the general public can be purchased via Ticketmaster. Tickets for Saturday’s game start at $ 10. Season ticket prices start at $ 75 per seat and there are two pricing plans for season tickets under $ 100. In addition, there are “all-inclusive” options that give access to the new Touch Club located in the northern end area.
For walk-in sales, the Alamodome Southwest ticket office will open at 10 am Saturday and all other Alamodome ticket offices will open at 2:30 pm Customer service desks are located at the Northeast and South counters. is.
Parking and tailgating on game day
Parking in Alamodome Lots A, B and C is limited to fans who have already purchased permits. A limited number of disabled parking spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. Alamodome Lots A, B and C will open at 10:30 am for those with valid parking passes. Please do NOT enter the lots first, otherwise the Alamodome staff will ask you to release your place (s) and come back once the lots have been opened.
Paid parking is available in the parking lot next to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center at the corner of Montana Street and Tower of the Americas Way. UTSA students, faculty and staff can park in all unmarked spaces with a valid UTSA parking permit on Saturdays on the downtown campus under IH-35.
Tailgating is back in the Alamodome parking lots this season. The Alamodome parking lots will open at 10:30 am this Saturday. Visit UTSA Athletics Online for more information on parking passes, RV passes, ADA passes, and tailgating guidelines at Alamodome parking lots.
Need UTSA equipment?
Fans can shop for the latest UTSA clothing and accessories at the Rowdy Campus Store, which will be set up in Lot C near Roadrunner Alley. Merchandise counters are also located inside the Alamodome in the Plaza and Club Level Lobbies.
Masks are strongly encouraged for all visitors and staff inside the Alamodome. Anyone with COVID-like symptoms is encouraged to refrain from attending.
To encourage physical distancing and minimize larger crowds in the main entrances to the halls, a gate plan has been created to diffuse the crowds in the various entrances to the Alamodome. Unvaccinated guests are required to practice physical distancing, including staying at least six feet from other groups of people not traveling with them while standing in line and avoiding elevators.
Fans should also be aware of the Alamodome Clear Bag Policy, including a list of approved bags.
The doors of the Alamodome will open to the public 90 minutes before kickoff. Fans are encouraged to sit down 15 minutes before kick-off for the pre-game festivities on the field with the Spirit of San Antonio Marching Band.
LOOK. TWEET. CELEBRATE.
You can not do that ? Watch or listen live!
The contest will be broadcast live on Ticket 760 AM in the San Antonio area and on SiriusXM app channel 984. Everett (play-by-play), Jay riley (analyst) and Pat evans (reporter) will call all the action. The pre-game show will begin at 3 p.m. and there will be a 45-minute post-game show. The radio show can also be listened to online at Ticket760.com and via the iHeartRadio and The university network applications.
Match day traditions and social media
Go into game mode as you rejuvenate UTSA gaming traditions and other important information. Stay engaged with other Roadrunners by sharing your UTSA Match Day experiences on social media using #UTSA, #BirdsUp, #GoRunners and #DefendTheDome. Also follow UTSA Football and UTSA Athletics on Twitter and UTSA on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
During football season, monument lights and Student Union tower lights will glow blue and orange during home match weeks. After a win, the lights turn orange in celebration for the rest of the weekend.