Southern University head football coach Dawson Odums and the reigning Southwestern 
Athletic Western division champions will open 2019 Spring Football on Thursday, March 7th inside A.W. Mumford Stadium.
Odums will hold a 1 p,m press conference on the third floor of the A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse to preview spring practice. 
The Jaguars, fresh off the program’s first division crown and SWAC Championship appearance since 2014, will conduct the first of 15 scheduled practices starts at 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
The Jaguars will open their first two practices in helmets and shells before dressing out in full pads for the first time on March 12th.
Practices slated for Tuesday and Thursday will observe a 5 p.m. start. For Friday practices, the Jaguars will hit the gridiron for 1 p.m. SU will conduct Saturday practices at 2 p.m.
The 2019 Spring Game is scheduled for March 30th at 1 p.m. but will not signal the end of spring practice. SU will conduct four practices following the spring game before the Jaguars conclude spring football on April 9 and leave for Spring Break.

On March 22, Southern will welcome scouts from the NFL, CFL, and newly minted professional football leagues to A.W. Mumford Stadium as former Jaguars vie for an opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream of playing professionally.

SU Spring Football Practices Dates

March
7 - Helmets
9 - Shells
12 - Full pads
14 - Shells
15 - Shells
19 - Full pads
21 - Shells
22 - Pro Day
23 - Full pads
26 - Full pads
28 - Shells
30 - Spring Game

April
2 - Full pads
4 - Shells
5 - Shells
9 - Full pads