WATCH: SC State Holds First Fall Practice

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ORANGEBURG, SC (Bulldogs) – South Carolina State hit the field Friday morning in an effort to prepare for the 2016 campaign. Approximately 95 players participated in the two-hour workout drills in helmets at Oliver. C. Dawson Stadium.

Bulldog head coach Buddy Pough, who is beginning his 15th season at the helm, said he, and his staff are excited to get off to a great start during fall camp and that day one was your typical first start of camp.

The Bulldogs will conduct most of its practices during the morning session with the second on Saturday (Aug. 6), beginning at 9:30 a.m. in helmets, followed by a morning practice on Sunday (Aug. 9) at 9:30 in helmets and shells.

SC State will hold its Media/Picture Day on Saturday, Aug. 13, beginning at 9 a.m. The annual “Meet the Players Day,” hosted by The S.T.A.T.E Club, is set for Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12 p.m. More details on these events will be released later.

Season tickets and single-game tickets for SC State’s four home games are on sale now. Tickets may be purchased at the Ticket Office on campus. For more information on how you can purchase your season tickets visit or call (803) 536-8579 or 1-800-298-9157.

For more information on Bulldog football or to schedule player or coaches interviews during the season, contact the Office of Athletic Media Relations at (803)536-7060 or by email at
SC State Preseason Camp Practice Schedule
(Dates, times, locations are subject to change)
Saturday, Aug. 6: 9: 30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 7: 9:30 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 8: 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 9: 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 10 (double session) 9:30 a.m./7:10 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 11: 9:30 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 12(double session) 9:30 a.m./7:10 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13: Media /Picture Day 9 a.m.
Scrimmage # 1-3:10 p.m.
Monday, Aug.15: (double session) 9:30 a.m./7:10 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 16: 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug.18: Classes begin
Saturday, Aug. 20: Scrimmage # 2 (10 a.m.); Meet The Players Day (12 noon)
Saturday, Sept 3: Season opener at Central Florida (Orlando, Fla.), 7 p.m.

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