Brown University and the University of Rhode Island will co-host a Governor's Cup press conference and luncheon on Tuesday, September 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Rhode Island Statehouse. The press conference is in preparation for the 96th renewal of the Brown vs. URI football game to be played under the lights at Brown Stadium on Saturday, October 1, 2011, starting at 6:00 p.m., in the second ever night game played at the venerable stadium on the East Side of Providence.
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will participate in the press conference to be held in the State Room, along with Brown head coach Phil Estes, URI head football coach Joe Trainer, and selected players from both teams. Scott Cordischi, the voice of Brown football, will be the master of ceremonies for the event.
Fans can follow live updates at the event, with quotes, pictures and more provided at Twitter.com/BrownAthletics.