Auburn football: Tigers release spring practice schedule

rblack@ledger-enquirer.comMarch 14, 2014 

AUBURN, Ala. — With spring practice beginning on Tuesday, Auburn finally unveiled its schedule for the next month on Friday.

Including the A-Day game, which will take place April 19, the Tigers will practice 15 times this spring. Auburn will hold practice three days a week, taking to the field each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Coach Gus Malzahn will meet with media members Monday to preview the spring and will make eight other appearances after practice. Coordinators Rhett Lashlee and Ellis Johnson will speak twice during the spring, alternating each week.

Only five practices are open to the media, each coming in 20-minute portions at the beginning of each Tuesday session. All practices are closed to the public.

The Tigers will close the spring with its annual A-Day, which will kickoff at 3 p.m. ET and April 19 and air on ESPN.

The full spring practice schedule (with media availability) is listed below.

All times Central

Tues., March 18: practice open to media 8-8:20 a.m. (cameras permitted); selected players post-practice in Rane Room (begin at approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Thurs., March 20: Practice closed to the media; Coach Rhett Lashlee post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Sat., March 22: Practice closed to the media; Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Jordan-Hare Stadium interview room (begin approx. 11:30 a.m.)

Tues., March 25: practice open to media 8-8:20 a.m. (cameras permitted); Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Thurs., March 27: Practice closed to the media; Coach Ellis Johnson post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Sat., March 29: Practice closed to the media; Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Jordan-Hare Stadium interview room (begin approx. 11:30 a.m.)

Tues., April 1: practice open to media 8-8:20 a.m. (cameras permitted); Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Thurs., April 3: Practice closed to the media; Media Availability TBA

Sat., April 5: Practice closed to the media; Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Jordan-Hare Stadium interview room (begin approx. 11:30 a.m.)

Tues., April 8: practice open to media 8-8:20 a.m. (cameras permitted); Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Thurs., April 10: Practice closed to the media; Coach Rhett Lashlee post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Sat., April 12: Practice closed to the media; Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Jordan-Hare Stadium interview room (begin approx. 11:30 a.m.)

Tues., April 15: practice open to media 8-8:20 a.m. (cameras permitted); Coach Malzahn, selected players post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Thurs., April 17: Practice closed to the media; Coach Ellis Johnson post-practice in Rane Room (begin approx. 10:15 a.m.)

Sat., April 19: A-Day, 2 p.m. at Jordan-Hare Stadium

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