Tailgating at the MAC

Go Jags and USA pennants on table at tailgate event.


The MacQueen Alumni Center is the place to be on game day! All alumni and friends are welcome to attend the official tailgate party of the USA National Alumni Association before each home game. The MAC will open three hours prior to kickoff and will close one hour before the game begins.

2023 Football Schedule


September 2
Jaguars at Tulane
New Orleans, La.


Southeastern Louisiana

September 9 
Jaguars vs Southeastern Louisiana 
Mobile, Ala.


Oklahoma State

September 16
Jaguars at Oklahoma State
Stillwater, Okla.


Central Michigan

September 23
Jaguars vs Central Michigan 
Mobile, Ala.


James Madison

September 30
Jaguars at James Madison
Harrisonburg, Va.



Oct 7 (Sat)
Jaguars at ULM
Monroe, La.


Southern Miss

October 17
Jaguars vs Southern Miss
Mobile, Ala.



October 28
Jaguars vs Louisiana
Mobile, Ala.



November 2 
Jaguars at Troy
Troy, Ala.


Arkansas State

November 11
Jaguars vs Arkansas State
Mobile, Ala.



November 18 
Jaguars vs Marshall
Mobile, Ala.


Texas State

November 25
Jaguars at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas


▼   Tailgate Admission

There is no better place to tailgate before every home football game than the MacQueen Alumni Center! All alumni and friends are invited to visit the MAC during tailgating at no charge. To enjoy food, guests will need to purchase a meal voucher at the door. Adult vouchers are $15 for non members and $10 for members, and children age 12 and under are $5. Beverages (including beer and wine) can be purchased at the bar using credit or debit cards.

Amenities include:

  • MacQueen Alumni Center access three hours prior to kickoff (tailgate closes 30 minutes before game start)
  • Delicious food with a new menu each game
  • Bar with wine, beer (including Braided River Spotted Tail Jaguar Ale), soft drinks, tea and water
  • Live music
  • Large screen TVs with live football games
  • Indoor and outdoor seating areas
  • Private restrooms and complimentary WiFi
▼   Football Tickets
Season tickets are on sale now. 2023 Football single game tickets will go on sale on Monday, August 1. Visit USA Jaguar Athletics for more information or to purchase football tickets. Join your fellow Alumni in this dedicated section (Section 228) of Hancock Whitney Stadium for 20% off the regular season ticket price. Already a member? A members-only discount code can be found in the details section of your digital membership card or by contacting the contact the office of Alumni Relations.
▼   Parking

2023 South Alabama football season parking passes are on sale now. Parking passes for single games will go on sale on Monday, August 1. Visit USA Jaguar Athletics for more information.

MAC-mobile shuttle! In additional to regular game-day shuttles, the Alumni Association will operate an extended-size golf cart to shuttle MAC tailgate patrons to and from parking at Hancock Whitney Stadium and the MacQueen Alumni Center. The MAC-mobile is free to all tailgate attendees.

▼   Hotels

Downtown Mobile

*USA National Alumni Association members receive discounts at these hotels.

Midtown Mobile

University Area/West Mobile

▼   Homecoming

We’re excited to announce that Homecoming 2023 will take place September 21-23, 2023. That’s right, Homecoming! As this year marks the 60th Anniversary of the University, we’re celebrating it together with our students and the rest of the USA community. You won’t want to miss it! We expect this to be a jam-packed weekend and wanted to get the word out early so you can clear your calendar. Visit southalabama.edu/homecoming for more information.