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FAMU Sets Fall Football Camp Schedule

By: FAMU Sports Information
By: FAMU Sports Information

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (July 10) – The Florida A&M University Football team will open final preparations for the 2014 schedule on Sunday, August 3, when prospects for this year’s team or due to report to campus.

Beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Galimore-Powell Fieldhouse south of Bragg Memorial Stadium, FAMU head coach Earl Holmes and his staff will welcome the players, who will formally check-in for camp.

Team meetings will begin on Monday, August 4 at 9:00 a.m., as the coaching staff conducts team orientation sessions.

Tuesday, August 5, Physicals and conditioning tests will be conducted at 10 a.m., and the first workout will take place at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7, acclimation drills in helmets and shorts will take place once a day at 2 p.m. and on Friday, August 8, shoulder pads will be added to the helmet for drills, preceding full pads and equipment on Saturday, August 9.

Full contact practices begin on Monday, August 11, which kicks off 12 days of alternating two-a-day, then one-a-day practice sessions (See full schedule below).

The two-a-day sessions (9 a.m. and 2 p.m.) will be conducted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, followed by days with one workout (2 p.m.) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Saturday’s set aside for 9 a.m. scrimmages.

@ Media and Fan Day will be Saturday, August 16 beginning at 1 p.m. at the Al Lawson Center, then the following Saturday, August 23, the Rattler Boosters, Inc., will host the annual FAMU Football Kickoff at The Moon at 2 p.m.

2014 FAMU FOOTBALL FALL TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
Week One – Meetings and Acclimation
Sunday, August 3 – Players Report to Fieldhouse (beginning at 8:00 a.m.)
Monday, August 4 – Team Meetings (9:00 a.m. through all day)
Tuesday, August 5 – Conditioning Tests (10:00 a.m.); First Practice (2:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, August 6 – Acclimation Drills (Helmets ONLY) – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 7 – Acclimation Drills (Helmets ONLY) – 2:00 p.m.
Friday, August 8 – Acclimation Drills (Helmets and Shoulder Pads) – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 9 – Full Pads – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 10 – OFF DAY

Weeks Two & Three – 12 Days of Full Contact Begin August 11
FULL CONTACT SCHEDULE: Alternating 2 Practice Days with 1 Practice Days
Monday, August 11 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12 / Time: 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 14 / Time: 2:00 p.m.
Friday, August 15 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 16* /9 a.m. Scrimmage / Media & Fan Day 1:00 (Lawson Center)
Sunday, August 17 – Team Worship at Bethel AME Church (7:00 a.m.)

Monday, August 18 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 19 / Time: 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 20 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 21 / Time: 2:00 p.m. / FAMU Fish Fry Fairgrounds – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 22 / Twice-A-Day – Times: 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 23* / 9 a.m. Scrimmage / Booster Kickoff @The Moon – 2 p.m.
Sunday, August 24 – Team Worship at Tabernacle Church (10:00 a.m.)

OPENING GAME WEEK
Monday, August 25 – Thursday, August 28: 3:00 p.m. Practices
Friday, August 29 – Travel to Jackson, Miss. For opening game
Saturday, August 30 – SEASON OPENER AT JACKSON STATE (6:00 Central)


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