Football to open 2012 preseason this weekend

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.The Birmingham-Southern football program saw 133 players - 60 freshmen and 73 upperclassmen - report today in preparation for the 2012 preseason.

The Panthers will hold physicals, equipment issue, and compliance meetings tomorrow, and will begin practice on Sunday afternoon and continue until season kick-off on Sept. 1 at home against LaGrange College.