August 9 - Special teams was the focus of Thursday afternoon's practice at the University of Tampa. Buccaneer Magazine was on hand to observe special teams coach Joe Marciano instruct his players on blocking techniques and responsibilites.
Thursday afternoon's practice was a wet one. The field conditions at Pepin-Rood Stadium were herendous and weather cut the practice 10 minutes short. There was no morning practice.
PUNT RETURN AND PUNT RUSH: Most of this session was Coach Marciano teaching the players on punt block and gap responsibilities on punt protection.
The last 15 minutes was strictly focused on form tackling and techniques on how to block punts.
The practice lasted all of about 50 minutes.
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