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Blazers arrive for fall camp

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - The countdown for the 2010 season at Valdosta State football team started as soon as the clock hit zero in their final game of the season last year.

The clock is soon to hit zero as the Blazers are ready to get back on the field and get back on top in the Gulf South Conference and NCAA Division II.


The Blazer football team reporting for the start of fall practice Saturday.

Head coach David Dean welcoming 130 players for the start of fall practice on Monday.

The players will be in meetings this weekend as well as getting equipment for the season.

The team will practice in split sessions the first week to allow everyone to get plenty of work and the Blazers will scrimmage next Sunday and on the 21st of August.

All-Conference linebacker Larry Dean knows camp is tough but the Blazers are ready to work to avoid a repeat of last season.

Larry Dean said. "T

here is a lot of excitement. A lot of buzz going around town with all the players and everything. After the letdown last season, we are just ready to get it back on track and get back to being the Blazers that everyone has known us to be."



VSU will host "Meet the Blazers" day on August 28th.

The season opener is September 4th at 7:00 p.m. at home against Wingate.

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