Feb. 11, 2009

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame football team will return to the practice field Friday, March 20 for the start of 15 spring practices. The team will practice every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (with the exception of Easter weekend) until the Blue-Gold Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 18.

Included within the spring practices is the 2009 Notre Dame Football Coaches Clinic, set for Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28. Participants in the coaches clinic will watch the ’09 Fighting Irish practice both days as well as take part in a number of other activities.

2009 Spring Football Practice Dates

Day DateFri.    March 20Sat.    March 21Mon.    March 23Wed.    March 25Fri.    March 27 - Notre Dame Football Coaches ClinicSat.    March 28 - Notre Dame Football Coaches ClinicMon.    March 30Wed.    April 1Fri.    April 3Sat.    April 4Mon.    April 6Wed.    April 8Wed.    April 15Fri.    April 17Sat.    April 18 - 2009 Blue-Gold Spring Football Game

*Media Note: Times for practices as well as the media schedule for spring practices has not been established yet but should be finalized in the near future.