MACOMB, Ill. - Western Illinois went to work twice on Wednesday, the Fighting Leathernecks' first two-a-day practice session.
DEFENSIVE BACKS PREVIEW: Assistant coach Carl Franks talked about the secondary in the latest video of Fall Camp 2011.
SECOND ANNUAL MEET THE LEATHERNECKS DAY SCHEDULED: On Sunday, August 14th at 4 p.m., fans of all ages can meet the 2011 Western Illinois Football team at the 2nd Annual Meet the Leathernecks. The event will be held at the practice fields behind Brophy Hall. Children between the ages of 6-12 can participate in various team-led drills on the field from 4-5 p.m. Fans can interact with the Leatherneck players and coaches, then following the skills session the team will be available to sign autographs. This event is free and open to the public. For more information call the Athletics Department office at (309) 298-1190.
FALL CAMP PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
August 11 2:45-5 p.m.
August 12 9-11 a.m.; 6-7:45 p.m.
August 13 10-11:45 a.m.
August 15 9-11 a.m.; 6-7:45 p.m.
August 16 2:45-5 p.m.
August 17 9-11 a.m.; 6-7:45 p.m.
August 18 2:45-5 p.m.
August 19 9-11 a.m.; 6-7:45 p.m.
August 20 9:30-11 a.m. Move in Day
August 22 First Day of Classes