Husky Football Practice Begin Tuesday

Aug. 3, 2006

SEATTLE - The Washington football team reports to campus this weekend for the start of fall camp. With less than one month until the season-opener vs. San Jose State on Sept. 2, the Huskies begin practices next Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Newcomers officially report this Saturday, Aug. 5, with the full squad checking in to the dorms Sunday. After a full day of orientation, paperwork, rules seminars and equipment issue Monday, the team's first practice will take place Tuesday.

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For the first four days, NCAA football teams are limited to one practice per day, though the squad can be cut in half with two groups put through their paces separately. NCAA rules also prohibit teams from working out in full pads for the first few days of the fall.

Saturday, Aug. 12, the Huskies will host the annual Picture Day, on the Husky Stadium turf, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Picture Day is the fans' chances to meet and interact with every Husky player. Free food, beverages, schedule posters and schedule magnets are also available, while supplies last. Admission is also free.

The following Monday, the Huskies will hold their first day of two-a-day practices, which will take place every other day until the transition into game week, which essentially begins Sunday, Aug. 27.

Monday, Aug. 28, the annual Kickoff Luncheon will be held in the Dempsey Indoor Practice Facility. For more information on the Kickoff Luncheon, and other football-related special events, click Make sure to check in with each day for practice reports, feature stories, video interviews and much more

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