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OHIOBOBCATS.COM Head coach Frank Solich begins his eighth season in Athens this year.
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Head coach Frank Solich begins his eighth season in Athens this year.
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Aug. 4, 2012

ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University football team reports to preseason camp on Sunday in preparation for its 2012 season under the direction of eighth-year head coach Frank Solich. On Monday, the Bobcats will hold their first preseason practice of the year.

The `Cats will take part in 25 practices throughout preseason camp in preparation for their 2012 season-opener at Penn State. Each of Ohio's 25 practices are open to the general public.

Fans can follow the Bobcats throughout preseason camp through the following Twitter handles: @OhioBobcats, @OhioFootball, @Tom_Symonds, @Brett_Compton, @OhioBobcatOps and @OHIOBobcatsFBEQ. Fans can also join the conversation by using the hashtag - #ohiofbcamp and can check out updated photo galleries by logging onto the Official Ohio Football Facebook Page.

Ohio enters the 2012 campaign by returning 15 starters after posting its first-ever bowl victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and its first 10-win season since 1968.

Five of Ohio's returning starters received Mid-American Conference All-League honors, including place kicker Matt Weller as he was named Special Teams Player of the Year. Quarterback Tyler Tettletonalso returns for his junior season after he accounted for 38 touchdowns in 2011 and became the first Ohio signal-caller to throw for over 3,000 yards.

Season Tickets for Ohio Football can be purchased through the athletics ticket office by calling 800-575-CATS (2287) for as low as $4.50 per game. Fans can also purchase tickets online by going to www.ohiobobcats.com.

Ohio Football Preseason Camp Schedule
Monday, Aug. 6: Practice #1 - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 7: Practice #2 - 9:15 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 8: Practice #3 - 9:15 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 9: Practice #4 - 9:15 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 10: Practice #5 - 9:15 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11: Practice #6 - 8 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11: MEDIA DAY - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11: Practice #7 - 4 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12: Practice #8 - 9:30 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 13: Practice #9 - 8 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 13: Practice #10 - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 14: Practice #11 - 1 p.m. (Scrimmage)
Wednesday, Aug. 15: Practice #12 - 8 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 15: Practice #13 - 3 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 16: Practice #14 - 9 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 17: Practice #15 - 8 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 17: Practice #16 - 3 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18: Practice #17 - 9 a.m. (Scrimmage)
Monday, Aug. 20: Practice #18 - 8 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 20: Practice #19 - 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 21: Practice #20 - 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 22: Practice #21 - 8 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 22: Practice #22 - 3:25 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 23: Practice #23 - 3:25 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 24: Practice #24 - 9 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 25: Practice #25 - 9 a.m.

*-Times subject to change
BOLD - Indicates two-a-day practices