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Football Begins Training Camp on Sunday

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento State football team will begin official preparations for the 2012 season when it takes to field on Sunday, Aug. 5, for its first official practice at 5:30 p.m. Due to NCAA regulations, the team will not wear pads during the first two practices.

The first practice in full pads will come on Thur., Aug. 9 as the second of two practice sessions that day. Sacramento State will have a pair of scrimmages during the training camp. The first will come at 10 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 18. The second will take place on Wed., Aug. 22, at 9 a.m. All practice times are subject to change.

The Hornets' first game in 2012 will come on Thur., Aug. 30 when it travels to New Mexico State. The team will also play at Colorado on Sept. 8 before hosting Northern Colorado on Sat., Sept. 15, in the home opener.

Sun., Aug. 5 5:30-7:30 p.m. shorts/helmets
Mon., Aug. 6 4:45-6:45 p.m. shorts/helmets
Tue., Aug. 7 3:45-5:45 p.m. shells
Wed., Aug. 8 6:00-8:00 p.m. shells
Thur., Aug. 9 10:00-11:30 a.m. shells
  5:30-7:30 p.m. full pads
Fri., Aug. 10 9:00-11:15 a.m. full pads
Sat., Aug. 11 9:00-11:00 a.m. full pads
  3:30-5:00 p.m. shells
Sun., Aug. 12 9:45 a.m.-12 p.m. full pads
Mon., Aug. 13 9:00-11:00 a.m. full pads
  3:30-5:00 p.m. shells
Tue., Aug. 14 9:00-11:15 a.m. full pads
Wed., Aug. 15 9:00-11:00 a.m. full pads
Thur., Aug. 16 9:00-11:15 a.m. full pads
Fri., Aug. 17 9:00-11:00 a.m. shells
Sat., Aug. 18 10:00-11:30 a.m. Scrimmage
Sun., Aug. 19 4:15-5:00 p.m. helmets/shorts
Mon., Aug. 20 9:00-11:15 a.m. full pads
Tue., Aug. 21 9:00-11:15 a.m. full pads
Wed., Aug. 22 9:00:11:15 a.m. Scrimmage
Thur., Aug. 23 TBA TBA
Fri., Aug. 24 Players Off  
Sat., Aug. 25 9:30-11:45 a.m. full pads