August 13, 2009
Football scrimmage set for Saturday

The Virginia Tech football program will be holding the first of three open scrimmages this Saturday at Lane Stadium.

Practice begins at 3:15 p.m., with the scrimmage starting at approximately 4 p.m. Fans are encouraged to attend, but are allowed to sit in the west stands only. Also, videotaping is strictly prohibited.

The remaining scrimmages are on Aug. 22 and Aug. 26. The Aug. 22 practice/scrimmage starts at 2 p.m., while the Aug. 26 practice/scrimmage begins at 4:45 p.m.

The defending ACC champions open the season on Sept. 5 against Alabama in the Chick-fil College Kickoff at the Georgia Dome. Kickoff is slated for 8 p.m. and will be televised on ABC.

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