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Ready for a Breakthrough: Football Completes First Fall Practice

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YPSILANTI, Mich. ( — Although the challenges of COVID-19 are far from over, the 2020 Eastern Michigan University football campaign officially opened today, Aug. 5, when the Eagles held their first practice of the season. The team, adhering closely to a variety of new safety rules and standards, ran through drills and team exercise inside 'The Factory," at Rynearson Stadium.

All activities were performed in accordance with Governor Gretchen Whitmer's most recent outdoor activity policies, and were in-line with numerous health and safety protocols put together by University officials and outside medical council.