Hurricanes Release Preseason Practice Schedule

The Miami Hurricanes football team begins intensive work for the 2003 football season with preseason practices beginning with a practice at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4.

Newcomers report the morning of Sunday, Aug. 3, and the varsity returnees report to camp later that day. Full-squad practices begin the next day. Practices will be open to the public from Aug. 4 to Aug. 13.

The Hurricanes begin the 2003 football season Thursday, Aug. 28, when UM travels to Shreveport, La., to take on Louisiana Tech at 7:30 p.m. ET.

UM's 2003 preseason football practice schedule:

Please keep in mind the following important dates for UM Football through the season opener. Practices are open to the public from Monday, August 4, through Wednesday, August 13. Regular media policies will be in effect (media allowed to watch first half hour and final 15 minutes of practice) beginning Thursday, August 14:

July 31 Larry Coker's Preseason Press Luncheon (12 p.m.)
Aug. 3 Team reports for fall practice (freshmen report - 9 a.m.; varsity later in day)
Aug. 4 First practice (3:30 p.m.)
Aug. 8 Hurricanes Media Day (news media only), 10 a.m.

Detailed Practice Schedule Open to the Public

Mon.-Fri., Aug. 4-8 Practice at 3:30 p.m. - open to the public
Sat., Aug. 9 Practices at 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. - open to the public
Sun., Aug. 10 Practice at 3:30 p.m. - open to the public
Mon., Aug. 11 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. - open to the public
Tues., Aug. 12 3:30 p.m. - open to the public
Wed., Aug. 13 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. - open to the public

Closed to the Public - Media Only (first ½ hour and last 15 minutes)

Thur., Aug. 14 3:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 16 8:30 a.m.
Sun., Aug. 17 3:30 p.m.
Mon., Aug. 18 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Tues., Aug. 19 3:30 p.m.
Wed.-Fri., Aug. 20-22 3:30 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 23 8:30 a.m.
Sun.-Tues., Aug. 24-26 3:30 p.m.

Regular Practice Schedule

Sun.-Tues., Aug. 24-26 3:30 p.m.
Wed., Aug. 27 Travel to Shreveport, La.
Thur., Aug. 28 Miami at Louisiana Tech (7:30 p.m. ET - ESPN)
Fri., Aug. 29 Recap with head coach Larry Coker, 11 a.m. (Edgerrin James Room)

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