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Minnesota Football announces spring practice schedule

Fans will have 3 opportunities to watch football in the coming weeks.

NCAA Football: Maryland at Minnesota Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

It officially football season again! The Gophers have announced their official spring practice schedule and as expected, the fun kicks off next week. Here are the key details for everyone who is interested in watching some football over the next 6 weeks:

  • Spring practice starts on Tuesday 3/6, so that’s when football news starts being a sort of regular thing again.
  • There are 3 practices open to the public on Tuesday 3/27 (4:45pm), Tuesday 4/3 (4:45pm), and the Spring Game on Saturday 4/12 (Noon at TCF Bank Stadium).
  • We do not yet know where the 3/27 or 4/3 practices will be held.

Here’s the full schedule (which is subject to change as needed). Practice open to the public are in BOLD:

Minnesota Football Spring Practice Dates

Tuesday, March 6 – Practice 1 (Coach Fleck press conference at 11 a.m.; practice closed to the public and media)

Thursday, March 8 – Practice 2 (Closed to the public and media)

Tuesday, March 20 – Practice 3 (Stretch, individual sessions open to the media, Coach Fleck, players avail post practice)

Thursday, March 22 – Practice 4 (Closed to the public and media)

Saturday, March 24 – Practice 5 (Stretch, individual sessions open to the media, Coach Fleck avail post practice)

Tuesday, March 27 at 4:45 p.m.– Practice 6 (Entire practice open to the public and media, Coach Fleck, players avail post practice)

Thursday, March 29 – Practice 7 (Closed to the public and media)

Saturday, March 31 – Practice 8 (Closed to the public and media)

Tuesday, April 3 at 4:45 p.m. – Practice 9 (Entire practice open to the public and media, Coach Fleck, players avail post practice)

Thursday, April 5 – Practice 10 (Closed to the public and media)

Saturday, April 7 – Practice 11 (Closed to the public and media)

Tuesday, April 10 – Practice 12 (Closed to the public and media)

Thursday, April 12 – Practice 13 (Stretch, individual sessions open to the media, Coach Fleck, players avail post practice)

Saturday, April 14 at 12 p.m. – Practice 14 / Spring Game at TCF Bank Stadium (Game open to the public and media)

Monday, April 16 – Practice 15 (Closed to the public and media)

GO GOPHERS!