Football sees largest reporting class for 2013 preseason

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Today marked the first day of preseason 2013 for the Birmingham-Southern football team, with 139 players reporting, the largest team in program history.

Players moved into the dorms in the afternoon and had physicals, equipment issue, and meetings this evening. The team will hold its first practice tomorrow, and the first full-pads practice will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the newly-minted Battle Field at Panther Stadium.

BSC opens the season on the road against LaGrange on Sept. 7.