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2017 spring practice dates for the Power Five conference schools

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Buck up, fans bemoaning the end of the football season. Did you know that Duke already is in its third week of spring practice, that a handful of other Power Five conference teams have begun practice and that even more begin spring drills this weekend?

What does that mean? College football never really goes away!

Here are the known spring practice/spring game dates for the Power Five conference schools.

ACC

Boston College: Starts March 15, spring game April 22
Clemson: Starts March 1, spring game April 8
Duke: Starts February 3, spring game March 4
Florida State: Starts March 6, spring game April 8
Georgia Tech: Starts March 27, spring game April 21
Louisville: Starts March 21, spring game April 15
Miami: Starts March 21, spring practice ends April 22
North Carolina: Starts February 28, spring game April 8
North Carolina State: Starts February 25, spring game April 1
Pitt: Starts March 16, spring game April 15
Syracuse: Starts March 21, spring game April 22
Virginia: Starts March 28, spring game April 29
Virginia Tech: Starts March 21, spring game April 22
Wake Forest: Starts February 28, spring game April 8

BIG TEN

Illinois: Starts February 14, spring practice ends March 4 (the school will have an open spring practice instead of a game as last practice)
Indiana: Starts March 4, spring game April 13
Iowa: Starts March 22, spring game April 21
Maryland: Starts March 12, spring game April 22
Michigan: Starts March 24, spring game April 15, spring practice ends April 30
Michigan State: Starts February 25, spring game April 1
Minnesota: Starts March 7, spring game April 15
Nebraska: Starts March 4, spring game April 15
Northwestern: Starts February 21, spring game April 1
Ohio State: Starts March 7, spring game April 15
Penn State: Starts March 22, spring game April 22
Purdue: February 27, spring game April 8
Rutgers: Starts March 23, spring game April 22
Wisconsin: Starts March 14, spring game April 21

BIG 12

Baylor: Starts March 18, spring game April 22
Iowa State: Starts February 28, spring game April 8
Kansas: Starts March 12, spring game April 15
Kansas State: Starts March 29, spring game April 22
Oklahoma: Starts March 21, spring game April 8
Oklahoma State: Starts March 6, spring game April 15
Texas: Starts March 7, spring game April 15
TCU: Starts March 4, spring game April 8
Texas Tech: Starts March 4, spring game April 1
West Virginia: Starts March 14, spring game April 15

PAC-12

Arizona: Starts February 18, open-to-public “spring showcase” on March 2, practice ends March 31
Arizona State: Starts March 3, no spring game, practice ends April 15
California: Starts March 15, spring game April 22
Colorado: Starts February 22, spring game March 18, practice ends March 20
Oregon: Starts April 3, spring game April 29
Oregon State: Starts February 17, spring game March 18
Stanford: Starts February 27, spring game April 15
UCLA: Starts April 4, spring game April 29
USC: Starts March 7, spring game April 15
Utah: Starts March 9, spring game April 15, practice ends April 18
Washington: Starts March 27, spring game April 22
Washington State: Starts March 23, spring game April 22

SEC

Alabama: Start date March 21, spring game April 22
Arkansas: Starts March 28, spring game April 29
Auburn: Starts February 28, spring game April 8
Florida: Starts February 28, spring game April 7
Georgia: Starts March 21, spring game April 22
Kentucky: Starts March 5, spring game April 14
LSU: Starts March 11, spring game April 22
Mississippi State: Starts March 2, spring game April 8
Missouri: Start date March 7, spring game April 15
Ole Miss: Starts February 28, spring game April 8
South Carolina: Starts February 25, spring game April 1
Tennessee: Starts March 21, spring game April 22
Texas A&M: Starts March 1, spring game April 8
Vanderbilt: Starts February 27, no spring game (the school will have a “spring showcase” open scrimmage on March 25, which is last practice)

NOTE: Notre Dame starts March 8, spring game April 22

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