ASU to institute 'No Re-entry' policy at Sun Devil Stadium

TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ) -- An Arizona State University football fan is upset over a new policy that will make his experience a little different at Sun Devil Stadium this fall.

"I've been going to games since I was 10 years old," said ASU booster Tom Henschen. "I'm 67, I've got 18 season tickets, and every year we buy extra tickets."

Henschen loves the Sun Devils, and he loves taking his family to the games in the fall.

"A lot of tables and chairs," said Henschen. "I set up a TV, I have a barbeque, and the tailgate is a full part of the entire football experience."

That tailgate experience, however, is going to change. Starting this year, once Henschen goes into Sun Devil Stadium, he better not come out because he won't be let back in.

"When I spent my $11,000 for these tickets, you should have told me up front if this was going to be a new policy,"  said Henschen.

In the wake of the multimillion dollar renovation project, ASU is starting a "No Re-entry" policy for football games. Athletic director Ray Anderson said, in a statement, that safety of the fans is a main concern for the policy.

Henschen, however, thinks it's about something else.

"I think it's all a money thing," said Henschen. "My guess, now that they're serving beer, perhaps they want us to stay in and buy theirs. Don't take this away from me. This is another rule that someone has come up with."

Will Henschen boycott the games? Nope, and he knows ASU is banking on that.

"I'm still going to be a Sun Devil fan," said Henschen. "I'm still going to go, and I'm still going to buy tickets."

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