Some of the top items up for bid at the 25th annual Bearkat Football Dinner and Auction Friday July 26 have been announced.

This year's auction will be held at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum and fans still can purchase tickets for the gala event.

"Our fans are still talking about the success of the 2012 auction," Sam Houston head coach Willie Fritz said of last year's event, which featured the largest auction crowd ever. "We've got even more exciting items up for bid this year and, when you buy a ticket, you're helping create an even stronger Sam Houston football program and all bids are helping to raise money for the Bearkat football enrichment fund.

Doors will open and the silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. Individual tickets are $50 and a table of 8 is $400.

Some of the top items up for bid include

Charles Woodson helmet Don Meredith jersey

 Charles Woodson autographed
Green Bay Packers helmet


Framed autographed
"Dandy" Don Meredith
Dallas Cowboy jersey

 Nolan Ryan

Brett Hull

 Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers
framed autographed photo

Brett Hull Dallas Stars
framed autographed jersey

 Houston Aeros


 Houston Aeros autographed
hockey sticks


"The football staff is so grateful for all the people who attend and bid on all of the great items," says Fritz. "Every year this great event just gets better and better. We also appreciate all those who donated items and services for auction and who worked so hard to make the event the success it was. We are excited about the direction of our program and the young men who are representing our university and community."

To reserve single seats at the auction, simply     

If you would like to purchase a table please email a list of attendees to after registration.

For more information about the 2013 Bearkat Football Dinner and Auction, please contact Ashten Ackerman either by email at or by telephone at (936) 294-2364.