Football opens spring practice on Monday
Football opens spring practice on Monday
Friday, March 11, 2016

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2016) – The ETSU football team begins spring practice on Monday afternoon. 

The Bucs begin spring practice this Monday (March 14) at 3:45 p.m., on the practice fields adjacent the Basler Center for Physical Activity, while wrapping up the slate with the Mountain States Health Alliance Spring Game on Saturday, April 9 at Kermit Tipton Stadium. In addition to the MSHA Spring Game, ETSU will also hold two scrimmages on Saturday, March 19 (on campus) and Thursday, March 24 (Citizens Bank Stadium in Elizabethton). 

Below is the spring practice schedule (subject to change): 

  • Monday, March 14 – Practice #1 (Shorts)
  • Tuesday, March 15 – Practice #2 (Shorts)
  • Wednesday, March 16 – Practice #3
  • Friday, March 18 – Practice #4
  • Saturday, March 19 – Practice #5 (Full Scrimmage)
  • Monday, March 21 – Practice #6
  • Tuesday, March 22 – Practice #7
  • Thursday, March 24 – Practice #8 (Scrimmage at Citizens Bank Stadium in Elizabethton; 6:30 p.m.)
  • Monday, March 28 – Practice #9
  • Tuesday, March 29 – Practice #10
  • Thursday, March 31 – Practice #11
  • Monday, April 4 – Practice #12
  • Tuesday, April 5 – Practice #13
  • Thursday, April 7 – Practice #14
  • Saturday, April 9 – MSHA Spring Game; 1 p.m. at Kermit Tipton Stadium  

Please note, practices and scrimmages are open to the general public 

In addition to the practice schedule, the Bucs will also hold a Women’s Football Clinic, Youth Clinic, and the Lettermen Golf Tournament. Below are other key dates and information for those events.  

MARCH – SEASON TICKET RENEWALS

  • The ETSU Ticket Office has begun the season ticket renewal process, which will run through the month of April
  • For more information, call the ETSU Ticket Office at (423) 439-3878  

MARCH 18-19 – APPALACHIAN ORTHOPAEDICS FOOTBALL COACHES CLINIC / LEGENDS FITNESS STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING CLINIC – CANCELLED  

  • Due to inclement weather forcing the delay of ETSU football’s spring practice by two weeks, the 2016 Football Coaches Clinic and the Strength and Conditioning Clinic have been cancelled. 

APRIL 2 – WOMEN’S FOOTBALL CLINIC

  • The clinic will begin at 8 a.m., inside the MSHA Athletic Center (Mini Dome)
  • For more information, please contact Andrew Sims (ETSU Director of Football Operations) at (423) 439-8228 or via e-mail at simsam@etsu.edu
  • More details will be released in the upcoming weeks  

APRIL 8 – FOOTBALL LETTERMEN GOLF OUTING / DINNER

  • The event will begin with a round of golf beginning at 1 p.m., at Pine Oaks Golf Club
  • Following golf, a dinner will be held at Yee-Haw Brewing Company at 6:30 p.m.
  • For more information, please contact Jo Anne Paty (Associate Athletic Director for Development) at (423) 439-4738 or via e-mail at paty@mail.etsu.edu 

APRIL 9

MSHA SPRING GAME

  • Kickoff is set for 1 p.m., at Kermit Tipton Stadium
  • The game is free and open to the public  

YOUTH CLINIC

  • The Youth Clinic will be held after the Spring Game. Children will be able to run drills and interact with ETSU coaches and players after the scrimmage.
  • The clinic is free for children ages 6-thru-12
  • For more information, please contact Andrew Sims (ETSU Director of Football Operations) at (423) 439-8228 or via e-mail at simsam@etsu.edu 

Stay tuned to ETSUBucs.com and Twitter (@ETSU_Football) for updates on the spring practice schedule.  

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