IU Football Opens Preseason Camp
Aug. 6, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana football team opened its fall camp on Friday, Aug. 6, with its first practice of the 2010 preseason. Indiana has four weeks of practice prior to its season-opening matchup with Towson on Thursday, Sept. 2.
Friday marked the first of five NCAA-mandated acclimation practices for 2010. After two practices in just helmets and shorts, the Hoosiers will have two days of practice in upper pads as well. The first practice in full pads will be on Tuesday, Aug. 10, and the first day of full contact is on Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Indiana opens the 2010 season against Towson on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 7:30 p.m. Season tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling 866-IUSPORTS. Students can also add season tickets to their Bursar account during class registration.
IU had the third-largest one-year percentage increase in average attendance nationally in 2009, increasing by 10,051 to 41,833. It marked the Hoosiers' largest home attendance since 1992 (44,074) and the first time they exceeded 40,000 since the same year.
Indiana also sold out an expanded student section twice, against Ohio State (11,000 seats) and again vs. Purdue (15,200 seats). The Purdue total was the fourth-largest student section in Memorial Stadium history and the largest since 1989.
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