Football Opens Spring Practice Thursday
STATESBORO, Ga. - The Georgia Southern Football team opens spring practice Thursday afternoon in the first of 14 practices before the Blue White Game on April 14th. The Eagles take to the practice fields three times this week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The first two practices will be in the afternoon and Saturday's will take place around 9:30 a.m.
Georgia Southern returns eight starters on both the offense and defense, but graduated the entire special teams squad of All-Americans Adrian Mora, Charlie Edwards, Laron Scott and long snapper Carter Jones. The Eagles will also have to replace All-American offensive linemen Brett Moore and William Maxwell and quarterback Jaybo Shaw on offense. The defense returns nearly all of the defensive line and linebacker core but lost both corners to graduation.
The spring game is set for 1 p.m. April 14th and will be proceeded by the 6th Annual Little Eagles Camp at 10 a.m. The camp is free and open to all kids age 4-14. Following the game the Georgia Southern Baseball team will take on Appalachian State at 6 p.m. at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Athletic Foundation will provide free food in the lower parking lot prior to the game for all fans with a ticket or student ID. The annual EFAA Reverse Raffle and Auction will also take place at 6 p.m. in Bishop Field House following the spring game.
The full practice schedule is listed below and subject to change. Weekday practices will take place in the afternoon and weekend sessions will likely be in the morning.
Thu. 22nd, Fri. 23rd, Sat. 24th
Mon. 26th, Tues. 27th, Fri. 30th, Sat. 31th
Mon. 2nd, Tues. 3rd, Thu. 5th, Sat. 7th
Mon. 9th, Tues. 10th, Thu. 12th
April 14th at Paulson Stadium
- Category: Football
- Published on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 10:37