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Tigers open 2006 season on Saturday

Tigers open 2006 season on Saturday

September 7, 2006

September 7, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw kicks off its 119th season of intercollegiate gridiron play on Saturday, September 9, when it hosts Anderson University. Game time is noon at Blackstock Stadium.

The game also marks the beginning of the head coaching career of 1999 DePauw graduate Matt Walker. Walker is the first DePauw alumnus in a century to serve as head coach of his alma mater.

DePauw is coming off a 7-2 record in 2005 and has won 13 of its last 15 contests. Anderson is 1-0 on the season following last Saturday's 17-10 win over Taylor.

Saturday's contest will be carried live on WGRE and live stats will be available throughout the contest. Game notes are also available here.