RICHMOND, Va. –Football season is fast approaching for the University of Richmond as the Spiders begin preseason camp on Friday, August 5. The Spiders will hold 19 preseason practices before the first week of play before the season opener Sept. 3 in Virginia.
The Spiders’ first practice is scheduled for August 5 with a 9:30 a.m. start at Robins Stadium. All practices will be open to the public during the pre-season. The Spiders will be holding a scrimmage during fall camp on Saturday, August 20 at 12:30 p.m. which will also be open to the public.
In addition to live on-field action, fans will have access to unparalleled behind-the-scenes program coverage throughout fall practices. Daily content will be available on the Spider football social media channels on Twitter (@Spiders_FB) and Instagram (@SpiderFootball).
Video and written features will be available on RichmondSpiders.com with the return of the Spider Insight Podcast which provides exclusive interviews and content from the Spiders voice practice Black Bucket Hat and assistant athletic director matt mcollester. The Spider Insight Podcast will debut August 8 and air weekly throughout the season.
New this season will be a Spider Football camp update every Thursday on ESPN Richmond on the Sports Huddle with Black Bucket Hat. The first update will be released on August 4 with the head coach Russ Huesman join the show. The Spider Football camp update will run until September 1st.
University of Richmond Pre-Season Camp Schedule
(All practices are tentatively scheduled for Robins Stadium)
August 4 – Report
August 5 – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (helmets only)
August 6 – 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (helmets only)
August 7 – 8:45-10:45 a.m. (Shells)
August 8 – 8:45-10:45 a.m. (Shells)
August 9 – 8:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. (Shells)
August 10 – OFF
August 11 – 8:45-10:45 (Full pads)
August 12 – 8:45-10:45 (Full pads)
August 13 – 8:45-10:45 (Full pads)
August 14 – 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (helmets only)
August 15 – 8:45-10:45 a.m. (Shells)
August 16 – OFF
August 17 – 8:45-10:45 (Full pads)
August 18 – 8:45-10:45 a.m. (Shells)
August 19 – 8:45-10:45 (Helmets)
August 20 – 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (Scrimmage)
August 21 – OFF
August 22 – OFF – First day of classes
August 23 – 9am-11am
August 24 – 9-11 a.m.
August 25 – 9am-11am
August 26 – 9am-11am
August 27 – 9am-11am
August 28 – OFF
NOTE – Schedule subject to change.