USF Hopes To Entice Students To Thursday Night Football Opener

By Dean Pantazi - 21 Alive

University of Saint Francis Cougars Football

September 2, 2014 Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 12:04 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind, (21 Alive) - Saint Francis will open its 17th football season Thursday night at D'Arcy Stadium against Missouri Baptist.

It will be the first time that the Cougars will play on a day other than a Saturday.

There is a method to their madness, as USF is hoping to get more students to attend the game.

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