2020 Spring Practice is here (February 4 -> March 6th)

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This is a good idea to get spring ball done early. Kids this age can really get stronger/faster with good training, eating and instruction. Almost 5 months to get better.
Quite honestly, although we still lost more games this past season way more than any of us would've liked to we did get better from the previous year. Things gotta get better for us this go round.. It'd be disappointing if we're not at at least 5 wins this upcoming season.
 
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Quite honestly, although we still lost more games this past season way more than any of us would've liked to we did get better from the previous year. Things gotta get better for us this go round.. It'd be disappointing if we're not at at least 5 wins this upcoming season.
looking at the schedule 5 wins should be easy. (Should be).
 
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>>UConn was the first FBS program to start spring football, on Feb. 4. Coastal Carolina was the first to finish, on March 5. As it turns out, they might end up as the only schools to complete spring football this year.<<

>>“It turned out we were very fortunate to finish, with what’s transpired here,” UConn coach Randy Edsall said.<<

>>UConn and Coastal Carolina started in early February. The idea of beginning spring practice early has been around the highest level of the sport for about a decade — when David Cutcliffe moved Duke’s spring practice start to mid-February in 2010 — but it’s still rare. Clark said then-App State head coach Jerry Moore got the idea from Cutcliffe, and it’s continued in Boone. Chadwell also got the idea from Cutcliffe and started it during his time at Charleston Southern. That explains why most of the early risers are in the Carolinas, though Air Force has also typically started early. (Duke, coincidentally, has moved back to a March start.)

What are the benefits of starting early? One, there’s carryover from the previous season, especially if the team reached the postseason. Second, if there’s a major injury in spring practice, it provides more time for the player to get back in time for the season.

“You can do more,” said Citadel head coach Brent Thompson, whose team finished practice on March 7. “You can do a little bit more with contact. You can do a little bit more without fear of too much injury.<<

>>Whether teams got in all, some or none of practice, every team’s players are now mostly home or on their way, and they’ll stay there for the foreseeable future. Spring football might be done for everyone. Any adjustments to summer workouts or preseason camp are yet to be seen.

Those teams that did get practice in also have more to work with at home.

“We were able to give them film,” Edsall said. “We put together six, seven clips of stuff you did well (in practice) and stuff you need to work on. They could be working on that stuff at home.”<<
 
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A few who live far away and couldn’t go home are on campus .. the vast majority were sent home till at least April 6th.. TBD.
I believe they are taking the remainder of the semester on line and won’t return until June.
 

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