RALEIGH, NC – Shaw University head football coach, Adrian Jones has announced that Shaw will open camp Aug. 7 at John Chavis Memorial Park with a scheduled time from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Chavis Park is located on 505 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27601.
Fans can follow all of the camp action with practice reports, photos and videos posted on www.shawbears.com and by following the Bears football on Twitter at @ShawUFootball or the main athletic Twitter at @ShawBears.
The 2017 squad returns 10 starters (three defense, seven offense) from last year's team and features one player who was selected to the CIAA preseason team. The Bears were projected to finish ninth overall in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference (CIAA) and fourth in the Southern Division.
The Bears first day in full pads will be Friday, Aug. 11, Aug. Fall semester classes begin at Shaw on Wednesday, Aug. 16.
Shaw begins the season against the University of New Haven at Durham County Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. The Bears will face their first CIAA test Saturday, Sept. 23 at Bowie State University.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw athletics and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.