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FAMU Football Preseason Camp Update August 2016

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – FAMU head football coach Alex Wood began this year’s Fall football camp with the declaration that all positions were open for competition.  “Every position is open to whoever wants to step in as a starter.  I am pleased with the improvement I’ve seen, but we still have a long way to go until opening day,” he said.

FAMU Football Open Preseason Camp

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. ( – Florida A&M University Football coach Alex Wood goal for this season is clear.

“We want to have a winning season for our seniors.  These young men have taken the lead in being the ones to turn around the program who hasn’t had a winning season in too long.  Our first goal is to prepare for the Miami Hurricanes on Sept.3,” Wood said.

FAMU Rattlers Gear Up for Season Opener

Devin Simmons, Correspondent 

Copy Editor: Megan Bohnenberger

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (franchises – Coming off of a 23-23 regular season record last year, as well as a MEAC title, FAMU Rattlers are well-prepared for their season opening game, which is less than 20 days away. With Fall ball taking place in October, the Rattlers are ready and eager for opening day.

Head coach Jamey Shouppe explained, “We have to feel good coming from where the program started. We feel like everything is going in the right direction, and we plan on taking the program to the next level.”

With a phenomenal performance last year, the Rattlers look to carry that into this season.

“We are working on better pitching,” said Shouppe. “We don’t practice to lose; we practice to win. If we play well enough, we will have a chance to defeat anyone,” explained Shouppe.

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