TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Aug.11) - The FAMU Rattlers took the day as a skull session on recognition and assignments. There was not much physical activity, outside of conditioning by strength & conditioning coach Russell Barbarino's routines. The Rattlers spent the remainder of the day in meetings, concentrating on logistics. The Rattlers are preparing for the first day in pads next week as the workouts will ramp up from there.
The team also met with the sports information department to go over Media/Fan Appreciation Day. Media Day begins at 2 p.m. Several local and regional agencies will make use of the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the players and coaches.
The Fan Day ceremony opens at 4 p.m. Rattler fans can come meet your favorite players. You can also take a picture with your favorite player and get posters signed. In addition, the Rattler ticket office will be open for purchasing season tickets as well as Bank of America Atlanta Football Classic and Blue Cross Blue Shield Florida Classic tickets. The ticket office can be reached at (850)599-3141 or via the Web at www.FAMUAthletics.com