Football Practice Opens on August 7
June 22, 2006
UCLA will open its 2006 pre-season football practice on Monday, August 7. The Bruins will practice once daily from August 7 through August 11 as part of the NCAA acclimatization process.
The first practice in full pads will be Friday, August 11. Two-a-day practices will begin on Saturday, August 12. New NCAA rules instituted in 2003 prohibit two practices on back-to-back days.
On Saturday, August 19, the Bruins will hold their first major scrimmage of Fall Camp. The scrimmage will be held at Drake Stadium, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Players will be available for photographs and autographs following the scrimmage.
All practices will be between August 7 and 18 will be on Spaulding Field and will be open to the public. Practices beginning August 20 will be announced at a later date.
Here is the tentative practice schedule:
Monday, August 7 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 8 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 10 - 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 11 - 3:00-5:00 p.m. (First day of full pads)
Saturday, August 12 - 9:15-11:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 13 - 9:15-11:30 a.m.
Monday, August 14 - 9:00-11:15 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 15 - 9:00 -11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, August 16 - 9:15-11:30 a.m. and 8:00-9:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 17 - 9:00-11:15 a.m.
Friday, August 18 - 9:15-11:30 a.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 19 - 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Scrimmage at Drake Stadium)