CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The Johnson C. Smith football team will begin preparations for the upcoming 2018 season on Friday, Aug. 10 when the Golden Bulls open their preseason camp.
It all gets started with an early morning conditioning session followed by weight room work.
Following unit meetings, the team will assemble for the first practice of the 2018 season at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
The helmet-only practice will be followed by dinner and additional meetings for the special teams and the offense and defense squads.
Following a second helmet-only practice on Saturday, Aug. 11, JCSU will don helmets and shoulder pads for the next two practice sessions leading up to their first full pad practice on Aug. 14.
Following the practice session on Aug. 15, JCSU officially opens classes on Thursday, Aug. 16, with another full pad practice slated for that afternoon.
JCSU begins the season on Thursday night, Aug. 30, playing at local rival Wingate. Kickoff against the Bulldogs is scheduled for 7 p.m.