Heroes’ Day Set for Sept. 7 vs. Eastern Michigan

Free tickets for heroes through GovX

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky football’s annual Heroes’ Day game is set for the Wildcats’ home game vs. Eastern Michigan at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Kroger Field.

UK Athletics is proud to honor all active and reserve members of the armed forces along with police, firefighters and first responders on Heroes’ Day and offer one complimentary game ticket to each hero. New in 2019, Heroes’ Day tickets will be available through GovX instead of in person as in previous seasons.

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Through this new partnership with GovX, UK Athletics is pleased to offer members of eligible Heroes’ Day groups one complimentary ticket to the game in addition to specially priced guest tickets by purchasing at UKathletics.com/GovX, while supplies last. This offer is exclusively available online through GovX in advance of game day. UK Athletics will continue to honor these groups throughout the 2019 season by extending specially priced ticket offers through GovX to all home football games, while supplies last. Click here to learn more about Kentucky’s partnership with GovX.

Among the tentative plans for Heroes’ Day are a football-field sized American flag for the national anthem, which will be presented by the UK Air Force ROTC and UK Army ROTC, recognition of personnel throughout the game and military VIPs in attendance.

Season tickets are still available at UKFootballTix.com starting at $280 apiece. Fans are able to use the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue to view and compare available seat locations and experience a 360-degree virtual view from the seats inside Kroger Field.

To learn more about available season ticket locations and benefits (PDF), contact the UK Sales Office at (800) 928-2287 (Option 1) or click here to request a phone call from a personal representative.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com