Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jackson State releases 2016 fall camp schedule

JACKSON, Mississippi -- Tony Hughes' first training camp at Jackson State will officially kick off 10 days from now.

JSU released its practice schedule on Friday afternoon, and training camp will feature 26 practices, which begin on Aug. 2.

In 2015, the Tigers held six two-a-day practices. That number will dip this year. JSU is only scheduled to hold three days of two-a-day practices.

The first three practices of camp are open to the public and media. Each of those practices begins at 5 a.m. and will be held at Jackson State's practice field.

he Tigers won't go into full pads until the fifth day of practice on Aug. 6. A "Meet the Tigers" event will also be held that day at 2 p.m. at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The first scrimmage of camp is slated for Aug.18 at 3:30 p.m. There will be a mock game on Aug. 26 at 6:15 p.m, which will be closed to the public and media.


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