Miami Dolphins will hold a Scrimmage at Ocean Bank Field on August 7

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Peter Holland Jr./ Contributing Writer

As Sun Life Stadium is in the middle of construction and should be ready until the NFL season starts, history will be made in connections with the Miami Dolphins and FIU Athletics. Starting on August 7, the Miami Dolphins will be having a Friday Night Scrimmage at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. “FIU proudly welcomes this partnership” FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg said. We are pleased that Dolphin fans will visit our university on what promises to be a fun filled  family evening.”

FIU Executive Director of Sports and Entertainment Pete Garcia also made a statement saying: “We are excited to host the Miami Dolphins at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium. As a South Florida institution, the Dolphins are the premier sports organization in the state of Florida, and we are honored to partner with them for this tremendous event. This will be a great chance to showcase FIU and give Dolphin fans and the FIU community an experience they won’t soon forget.”

Practice will begin at 6:30 p.m., then the following will be an organized 11 on 11 scrimmage. Then after that current players and alumni will be holding an autographs section for the fans, and will end the night with a firework show.

Parking lots will open at 4:00 p.m. for special tailgating and fan festival. Tickets are only five dollars if you purchase them online at There will be free parking for the public. Seating will be limited to the first 15,000 fans that reserve their tickets. For season ticket holders, they will be able to purchase tickets in special reserved sections via their account manager.


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  1. The Dolphins replaced Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator, and behind a new scheme under Norv Turner and a power running game led by Williams, Miami quickly rushed out to a 5–1 start, highlighted by the Dolphins’ first victory over the New York Jets since 1997 and a last-minute comeback by Fiedler against the Broncos. However, Fiedler injured his thumb and missed the next six games.

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