Football begins 2017 camp with conditioning test

Football begins 2017 camp with conditioning test

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell hit the field for the first time as a group on Wednesday, July 27, for conditioning tests, kicking off its 2017 training camp. The Camels' first team practice will come Friday at Barker-:Lane Stadium.

The team's preseason camp schedule includes 24 total practice sessions with three scrimmage dates, with the first coming on August 3 at Barker-Lane Stadium. CU's second scrimmage will come on August 10, with a third on August 17.

The Camels will host their annual Fan Fest on August 26 at 7 p.m., closing out preseason camp.

All practices and scrimmage dates and times are subject to change. All practices will be held at Barker-Lane Stadium.

Campbell heads into its 10th season on the gridiron in 2017 (modern era), bringing football back to the Creek in 2008 after a 58 year hiatus. 2017 will also mark the program's final season as a member of the PFL before heading to the Big South in 2018.

The Camels return 44 letterwinners, including 11 starters (six offense, five defense), from their 2016 squad that went 5-5 overall and 3-4 in PFL play, notching the program's second season at .500 or better in the modern era.

Campbell kicks off its 2017 schedule on August 31, hosting Methodist at Barker-Lane Stadium.