Football Closes Practices for Game Week Prep

Aug. 23, 2010

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall University Football Practices will be closed to the public and the media effective Tuesday, August 23, as the team prepares for its season opener at Ohio State on September 2.

"I want to thank all of our fans for the great show of support they have given us," Marshall Head Coach Doc Holliday said. "We are now beginning game week preparations for the season and it is necessary for us to close our practices to eliminate any possible distractions. I appreciate everyone's understanding as we prepare for the season opener."

Marshall University's football student-athletes will be made available to the media following practices and during interviews sessions on specific dates.