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Apr 18, 2012 9:57 AM

Blue-White Football Game Format Announced

For the second-consecutive year, the Kentucky Wildcats will play a regular-game format for Saturday's Blue/White Game.

The game will feature the first team (White) vs. the second team (Blue). The Blue team will be staked to a 14-0 lead at the beginning of the game.

Last year, the format produced an exciting Blue/White Game. The Blue team extended its lead to 28-7 before the White squad posted a furious rally to tie the game at 28. The Blues won, 31-28, with a 38-yard field goal by Joe Mansour in the final minute of the game.

The Blue/White Game begins at 6 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium.

- Admission and parking are free on a first-come, first-served basis. (If you've never gotten to sit on the 50-yard line, here's your chance!)

- The Red, Blue and Green parking lots open at 8 a.m. and fans are invited to tailgate.

- Stadium gates, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11 open at 4:30 p.m.

- Seating will be available in the north, west and south lower sections of the stadium.

Free Posters and Roster Cards to be Given Away

With the Blue/White Game being the first public football event since the conclusion of the 2011 season, UK Athletics has commemorated the season-ending victory over Tennessee - and the excitement of Commonwealth Stadium - with a special edition poster.

The poster features the celebration after UK's 10-7 win, including quarterback Matt Roark being carried off the field by jubilant fans. Quantities are limited and the posters will be given away first-come, first-served at the stadium gates.

Can't Make it to the Game?

Listen on the UK IMG Radio Network: Fans who can't make it to the game can listen on the radio. Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. with Tom Leach calling the play-by-play, Jeff Piecoro on analysis and Dick Gabriel reporting from the sidelines.

The UK IMG Radio Network will feature multiple stations across the Commonwealth, including WLAP (630 AM) in Lexington and WKJK (1080 AM) in Louisville.

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