Head Coach Alex Wood and his staff will put the 2017 Rattler prospects through their paces for the first time since the Spring of 2015, during a 10-day schedule which will feature a number of early morning sessions in Bragg Stadium, along with mid-morning Saturday practices leading up to the Spring Game.
FAMU was restricted from Spring drills in 2016 due to NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) sanctions, which were lifted during the Fall.
The 2017 Orange and Green Game will be Saturday, April 15 at 2:00 p.m. in Bragg Memorial Stadium. Admission will be free.
FAMU’s annual Pro Day, during which the program will showcase graduated players, as well as rising seniors for professional talent scouts, will be held on Tuesday, March 28th starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Tookes Recreational Center.
The Rattlers are slated to open the 2017 regular season on Saturday, August 26 against Texas Southern in the Sports Hall of Fame Game in Bragg Memorial Stadium.
2017 FAMU FOOTBALL SPRING TRAINING DATES
(All times subject to change)
Friday, March 24 – 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Saturday, March 25 – 10:00 a.m Football Practice Fields
Tuesday, March 28 – PRO DAY – 1:30 p.m. – Tookes Center
Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Friday, March 31 - 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Saturday, April 1 10:00 a.m. Football Practice Fields
Wednesday, April 5 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Friday, April 7 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Saturday, April 8 10:00 a.m. Football Practice Fields
Wednesday, April 12 5:30 a.m. Bragg Stadium
Saturday, April 15 SPRING FOOTBALL GAME – 2:00 p.m. Bragg Stadium