NM State will open the season with Stuff The Stadium Promotion


LAS CRUCES, New Mexico – On Monday, June 20, the NM State Department of Athletics announced the return of the “Stuff The Stadium” promotion for the home opener against the University of Nevada on Saturday, August 27 to help ring in into a new era of Aggie football under new head coach jerry kills. The 2022 season opener is also sponsored by Memorial Medical Center.

The Stuff the Stadium promotion was last implemented in the home opener of the 2015 football season, when 27,201 fans watched the Aggies take on Georgia State University. Groups of 20 or more can purchase tickets to Aggie Memorial Stadium for just $5 or $10 depending on location. These ticket orders can be reserved now by calling the Pan American Center box office at 575-646-1420 or emailing patrick kennedyTicket Manager, at [email protected] and will be sent to buyers in early August.

Tickets for the “Stuff The Stadium” event can be ordered and purchased by filling out the form found HERE. All tickets purchased may also be donated to Las Cruces area youth through the NM State Athletic Department.

“With a home opener in week zero against a strong Mountain West Conference opponent at the University of Nevada, I couldn’t imagine a better time to revitalize this promotion,” Moccia commented. “Coach Kill, his team and our student-athletes have worked extremely hard to lay the groundwork for our football program which will begin with this game and we must do everything we can as a department and community to fill the stadium. In 2015 our business community stepped up and bought a huge number of tickets which our sports department ensured were used by service clubs, elementary school children and many other people who had never been to an Aggie football game. of Aggie Nation to accept this challenge and purchase tickets to this game to help us reach our goal. This is critical to our success and we need their help.

“I’m so excited to play our home opener here against Nevada and our kids are going to feed off of our home crowd,” Kill said. “We have to sell this thing, we have to make it exciting and loud. It will have an effect [Nevada] with what they do offensively. We need you here and can’t wait to show you what we have.”

With the season kicking off on August 27, the Nevada contest will be the first of six home games throughout the 2022 season for the Aggies. It’s the first time since 2013 that the Aggies will play six games at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The remaining roster will include Hawai’i (September 24), Florida International (October 1), New Mexico (October 15), San Jose State (October 22 Homecoming) and Lamar (November 12). To purchase season tickets, call the Pan Am Box Office at 575-646-1420.

As Kill enters his first season as head coach of NM State, he is the eighth most awarded active football coach in the FBS ranks. With 158 career wins, the four-time Hall of Famer and former Big Ten Coach of the Year trails only Nick Saban (Alabama), Mack Brown (North Carolina), Brian Kelly (LSU), Kirk Ferentz ( Iowa), Willie Fritz (Tulane), Chris Creighton (Eastern Michigan) and Terry Bowden (Louisiana – Monroe).

For full coverage of NM State football as the Aggies prepare for first year under head coach jerry kills and staff, visit NMStateSports.com – the official home of NM State athletics – and follow the Aggies on Facebook (NM State Football), Twitter (@NMStateFootball) and Instagram (@NMStateFootball).

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