JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2017) -- There was plenty of excitement and electricity surrounding ETSU’s football practice on Wednesday.
For the first time since being built, the Buccaneers were able to practice inside their new, on-campus stadium. After taking the route of the BucWalk to the stadium, the team held a 21-period practice on the new turf inside the stadium.
ETSU will hold a closed scrimmage at the stadium Thursday evening to prep for next Saturday’s season opener against Limestone.
Below are sights and sounds from Wednesday’s practice.
WHAT THEY HAD TO SAY
Following practice, head coach Carl Torbush, redshirt junior wide receiver Drake Powell (Clinton, Tenn.), redshirt junior quarterback Austin Herink (Cleveland, Tenn.), junior defensive lineman Chris Bouyer (Rock Hill, S.C.) and redshirt junior Trey Quillin (New Albany, Ohio) talked about practicing inside their new stadium for the first time.
The Bucs will hold a closed scrimmage inside the stadium Thursday night, while wrapping up fall camp with practices on Friday and Saturday morning.
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