New Orleans Saints Caravan Will Make Pit Stop In Gulfport

The New Orleans Saints will hit the highway next week heading to Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida on May 7th and 8th.

The eastern caravan will travel to Jackson Tuesday from noon-1:30 p.m. at Hal and Mal's. Head Coach Jim Haslett, General Manager of Football Operations Randy Mueller, center Jerry Fontenot, running back Fred McAfee, cornerback Fred Thomas, and offensive tackle Kyle Turley will load up and head down highway 49. Destination...Gulfport.

The Saints will meet the public at the Gulfport Grand Pavilion Tuesday, May 7th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. featuring an autograph session, an overview of the 2002 season, and a question and answer session.

Drawings will be held for Saints merchandise and memorabilia. Information on season and group tickets for the 2002 season will be available as well.

Mike Feder, Saints Director of Regional Sales and Marketing said, "We are looking forward to meeting Saints fans from all over the region."

On Wednesday, May 8th. the Saints will head over to the Gulfport Naval Construction Battalion from 8:30-10:30 in the morning.

After leaving Gulfport, the Saints next stop will be Mobile at Hank Aaron Stadium from 12:30-2:00 p.m.and travel to Pensacola meeting with Saints fans from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at the Seville Quarter.