Single-Day Pass Announced for FanFest 2003

Lewis will be in Attendance

IOWA CITY -- Linebackers Fred Barr and Howard Hodges, running back Jermelle Lewis, wide receiver and return specialist Ed Hinkel, and all-American offensive lineman Eric Steinbach are the latest additions to the list of current Iowa Hawkeyes slated to appear at the 2003 Iowa Football FanFest.

The inaugural Iowa Football FanFest will be staged at the Downtown Sheraton in Iowa City Friday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, Mar. 2. The event will include autograph and photograph sessions; question-and-answer sessions; "Chalk Talks" conducted by members of Iowa's coaching staffs, tours of the UI Athletics Hall of Fame and the Iowa Football Complex/Richard O. Jacobson Athletic Building, and a Hawkeye Game Night where participants will have a chance to win and bid on a variety of souvenirs including items autographed by members of the 2002 Iowa football team that won the Big Ten Conference championship and advanced to the 2003 FedEx Orange Bowl.

Head Coach Kirk Ferentz has also announced that all members of the Iowa coaching staff are also now slated to appear at FanFest 2003 and that offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe and defensive coordinator Norm Parker will handle two of the five "Chalk Talk" sessions scheduled for the inaugural event.

Fans of the Hawkeyes interested in registering for all three days of activities or for Saturday and Sunday events only, should call the UI Sports Marketing Office at (319) 335-9431 for information.

2003 Iowa Football FanFest

Participating Student-Athletes (Feb. 19, 2003/2 p.m.) Bruce Nelson,Nate Kaeding,Dallas Clark,George Lewis,Bob Sanders,Robert Gallery,Eric Steinbach, Sam Aiello,Grant Steen,Jared Clauss,Colin Cole, C.J. Barkema,Ben Cronin,Fred Barr,Tony Jackson, Jermelle Lewis,Nathan Chandler,Derek Pagel, Mo Brown,Kevin Worthy,David Bradley,Howard Hodges, Jonathan Babineaux,Edgar Cervantes,Ed Hinkel,Chad Greenway,Erik Jensen and Pete Traynor.

List is updated daily. For most complete list and a tentative schedule of events, visit www.hawkeyesports.com, the official world wide web site of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

2003 Iowa Football FanFest Downtown Sheraton, Iowa City TENTATIVE/FEB. 19, 2003

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 28

6:45 pm Registration Opens

7 pm to 9 pm Welcome Reception hosted by assistant coaches Carl Jackson, Phil Parker, and Darrell Wilson; Graduate assistant coaches A.J. Blazek and Jon McLaughlin; Administrative Associate Bill Dervrich; and student-athletes Bruce Nelson, Nate Kaeding, Dallas Clark, George Lewis, Bob Sanders and Robert Gallery

7:20 / 7:40 / This is Iowa Football! Video Presentation

8 pm Kinnick Stadium Renovation Plans Bob Bowlsby, Director of Athletics

Saturday, March 1 7 am Registration Opens

8 am Pre-Game Meal (Continental Breakfast)

8:30 am Chalk Talk -- Offense at Iowa Ken O'Keefe, Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach. Participating Hawkeyes: Robert Gallery, Erik Jensen, and Nathan Chandler

Moderator: Jon Miller, HawkeyeNation.com and Voice of the Hawkeyes

10 am Chalk Talk / Special Teams at Iowa Lester Erb, Assistant Coach, Wide Receivers and Special Teams

Participating Hawkeyes: Nate Kaeding, Ed Hinkel and Mo Brown.

Moderator: Andy Garman, Sports Director, CBS-2, Eastern Iowa's Television Home of the Hawks

2003 Iowa Football FanFest Downtown Sheraton, Iowa City TENTATIVE/FEB. 19, 2003

Schedule of Events (Page 2)

Saturday, March 1 (continued)

11 a.m. Chalk Talk / Recruiting at Iowa Reese Morgan, Assistant Coach, Tight ends, and Recruiting Coordinator. Eric Johnson, Quality Control Assistant

Moderator: Mark Allen, Hawkeye Radio Network and KXIC, WHO, WMT Radio

Noon Halftime (Lunch)

1:30 pm Chalk Talk / Defense at Iowa Norm Parker, Defensive Coordinator

Participating Hawkeyes: Bob Sanders, George Lewis, Howard Hodges, Grant Steen, Matt Roth, Jared Clauss

Moderator: TBA

4 pm to 7 pm Tour of UI Athletics Hall of Fame

4:30 pm to 7 pm Hawkeye Tailgate Party UI Athletics Hall of Fame

7 pm to 10 pm Hawkeye Football Game Night

8 pm Iowa at Indiana Men's Basketball

9:15 pm Silent Auction, Raffle, Door Prizes

:10 and :30 of This is Iowa Football! Video Presentation every hour

2003 Iowa Football FanFest Downtown Sheraton, Iowa City TENTATIVE/FEB. 19, 2003

Schedule of Events Page 3

Sunday, March 2

9 am Monday Morning Quarterbacking (Continental Breakfast)

9:10/9:40 am This is Iowa Football! Video Presentation

10 am Oh, What a Year! A Salute to the 2002 Iowa Hawkeyes featuring the voice of the Hawkeyes, Gary Dolphin

Keynote Address: Head Coach Kirk Ferentz

11:30 am to 2 pm Tours of Hayden Fry Football Complex and Richard O. Jacobson Athletic Building

Noon and 1 pm Chalk Talk: Iowa's Strength and Conditioning Program Overview

2 pm Iowa Women's Basketball versus Purdue Carver-Hawkeye Arena

2003 Iowa Football FanFest Downtown Sheraton, Iowa City TENTATIVE/FEB. 19, 2003

Schedule of Events Page 4

Autograph / Photograph Schedule

The following student-athletes will be available for autographs and photographs at the times noted in the Johnson Rooms of the Downtown Sheraton. Please note: Student-athletes will be added to this list.Additional student-athletes may also opt to be available at other times during FanFest either in the Johnson Rooms or the FanFest lobby located on the lower level of the Downtown Sheraton.

Saturday, March 1

8 am to 9 am Robert Gallery, Erik Jensen, Nathan Chandler

9 am to 10 am Nate Kaeding, Ed Hinkel, Mo Brown

10 am to 11 am Fred Russell, Jermelle Lewis

11 am to Noon Dallas Clark and Eric Steinbach

Noon to 1 pm Bob Sanders, George Lewis, Grant Steen

1 pm to 2 pm Jared Clauss, Howard Hodges, Matt Roth

2 pm to 3 pm Chad Greenway, Kevin Worthy, Jonathon Babineaux

5:15 pm to 6 pm Interactive Room, UI Athletics Hall of Fame Fred Barr, Bruce Nelson, Colin Cole

4:30 pm to 7 pm UI Athletics Hall of Fame Select 2002 Iowa Hawkeyes (coaches and student-athletes)

Sunday, March 2

11 am to Noon Kirk Ferentz, Gary Dolphin

EFFECTIVE: THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2003 MORE INFORMATION: UI Sports Marketing Office, 335-9431

2003 UNIVERSITY OF IOWA FOOTBALL FAN FEST

Weekend Pass

Cost: $95

Must be purchased in advance (no later than Monday, Feb. 24) · (1), Embroidered FanFest golf shirt · (1), Touchdown Iowa! 2002 Iowa Football Highlights Video · (1), Brad Banks for Heisman collector's DVD · (1), 2003 FanFest Playbook · (1), 2003 FanFest Nametag · (1), Ticket, UI Athletics Hall of Fame · (1), Ticket, Iowa Women's Basketball vs. Purdue, Carver-Hawkeye Arena · Hawkeye Football Game Night, Saturday · Tour of Iowa Football Complex and Chalk Talk with Chris Doyle · Welcome Reception, Friday · Continental breakfast, lunch and Hawkeye Tailgate Party, Saturday · Continental breakfast, Sunday · Entire weekend of programming including autograph and photograph opportunities, (5) "Chalk Talk" and Question-and-Answer sessions

Single-Day Pass (Saturday -- $25; Sunday -- $20) Available in advance and on site · (1), 2003 FanFest Nametag · Entire day of programming

Saturday · Lunch · Hawkeye Tailgate Party · Hawkeye Football Game Night · Tour, UI Athletics Hall of Fame · (4) Chalk Talk and Question-and-Answer sessions · Autograph and photograph sessions

Sunday · Continental breakfast · Keynote address from Kirk Ferentz · Tour of Iowa Football Complex and Chalk Talk with Chris Doyle (1) Ticket, Iowa Women's Basketball vs. Purdue, Carver-Hawkeye Arena

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