Brown Football Looks Forward to Opening of Preseason Camp

Providence, R.I. - Since Brown head football coach Phil Estes took over the program 16 years ago, the Bears have been perennial contenders for the Ivy League title.  With eight starters returning on offense and a nucleus of strong defensive players, Brown opens training camp for its 136th season of intercollegiate football amidst optimism for a run an its fourth Ivy title under Estes.

 

The Bears will undergo physical testing on Friday, August 23, and hold their first official practice is on Saturday, August 24, with a split session, beginning at 1pm.

 

Each practice session will take place at Berylson Family Fields at the Erickson Athletic Complex. The Bears practice daily through Tuesday, September 3, with classes beginning on Wednesday, September 4. Brown's traditional weekday afternoon practice schedule will start with the opening of classes. In addition, Brown will host a closed scrimmage against Yale.

 

The Bears kick-off their season on Saturday, September 21, hosting Georgetown at Brown Stadium, with kick-off scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Brown ticket office, online at brownbears.com, or by calling 401-863-2773.

 

2013 Brown Football Schedule

 

9/21     Sat.      GEORGETOWN                   12:30 p.m.

9/28     Sat.      at Harvard                               7:30 pm

10/5     Sat.      RHODE ISLAND                  6:00 pm

10/12   Sat.      at Bryant                                 1:00 pm

10/19   Sat.      PRINCETON                        6:00 pm

10/26   Sat.      at Cornell                                12:30 pm

11/2     Sat.      PENN                                     12:30 pm

11/9     Sat.      at Yale                                     12:00 noon

11/16   Sat.      DARTMOUTH                      12:30 pm

11/23   Sat.      at Columbia                             12:30 pm