Aug. 30, 2010
STANFORD, Calif.-- Over 1,000 people attended the Stanford Stadium and Football open house on Sunday, the best showing in the event's history. Aproximately 400 fans lined up outside gate one prior to the opening, which began at 1 p.m. A majority of the fans were families, bringing future Cardinal players into the stadium.
The event featured skill stations, an autograph session with every member of the Stanford Football team and ticketing opportunities for those fans who were interested.
- blocking drills
- obstacle course and tackling drills
- throw/catch a touchdown in Stanford Stadium
- 2 field goal kicking stations
Autograph stations were spread around the field and in the concourse.
Fans were also able to access seats and sections throughout Stanford Stadium for their viewing.
The new sideline radio voice of Stanford Football and longtime radio voice of Stanford Men's Basketball, John Platz, MC'd the event and conducted a question and answer with Coach Jim Harbaugh.
The Open House also marked the debut of the new CoolIris LiveShare technology which allows fans to share photos from their iPhone or Android onto the Stanford Stadium jumbotron scoreboard.