MADISON, Fl. (WTXL) - July 31st is the first official day of fall camp for high school football teams in the state of Florida. Teams can start contact drills on August 5th.
The Madison County Cowboys are hard at work, as kickoff against Hamilton County is just 32 days away.
Despite the heat and humidity, the guys working hard with conditioning and lifting weights as they prepare for the season. Working hard now usually translates to success come fall, and head coach Mike Coe expects to see that dedication from each and every one of his players.
"They get about 10-12 days off during the summer," said coach Coe. "Once graduation occurs, and so to me it takes a special kind of guy to get up you know and give away his summer and come work, for the chance to play in December, and it just shows you who really loves it, and loves their teammates, and if it's important to you, then you'll do it."
The Cowboys take on Hamilton County on August the 18th for a preseason match-up. They open up the regular season at Wakulla on the 25th.