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First Tennessee Bank Poster Night is Thursday at Tucker Stadium

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- It's a special event that comes around this time of year, every year. First Tennessee Bank will sponsor its annual Football Poster Night Thursday when Tennessee Tech hosts Hampton University in Tucker Stadium in the season opene for the defending Ohio Valley Conference champion Golden Eagles.

Golden Eagle fans can get their copy of the 2012 Golden Eagle poster, compliments of First Tennessee Bank, as they leave the stadium at the end of the game.

It's one of two special events planned for the game against the Pirates, which is also Communiversity Night. The Golden Eagles look to get the season started with a victory in front of a large, partisan crowd, when the FCS team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference visits for the 7 p.m. contest.

The Magic 98.5 Tailgate Park opens at 4 p.m.

For tickets to the game or more information, please call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at (931) 372-3940.