GRAMBLING, La. – The Grambling State University football team completed its first full week of practice on Saturday night with a scrimmage inside Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.

The Tigers’ Saturday practice wrapped up their third straight inside “The Hole” after taking Wednesday off due to the campus-wide power outage.


Grambling State returns 14 starters from last season’s Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championship season, but with the addition of a promising recruiting class, a handful of transfers and returning players with significant playing time from last season, the Tigers enter the season hungry and with a lot of momentum.

Grambling State will continue its fall camp with practices Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, before taking Wednesday off. The final scrimmage of the preseason camp is set for 8:30 p.m.

The Tigers will conclude the fall camp with Media Day on Aug. 18 and continue their preparation for Saturday, Sept. 1 when Grambling State visits Lafayette, La. to take on Louisiana.

After a trip to Cajun Field, the Tigers visit Northwestern State on Sept. 8, before having the first of two open weeks on Sept. 15. After the open week, the Tigers will have their 2018 home opener on Sept. 22 against Alabama State at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.

Courtesy: GSU Athletics

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