HAYS – The Fort Hays State football team held their first practice of the 2019 season Friday morning at Lewis Field. Around 130 players greeted Chris Brown as he began his ninth season as the Tigers head coach.
The Tigers are coming off their second straight MIAA title and were picked first by the conference coaches and second by the media in the MIAA Preseason Poll.
The Tigers continue in helmets Saturday before adding shoulder pads Sunday. They have their first full pad practice on Tuesday.
Listen below as coach Brown along with senior Harley Hazlett and Tanner Hoeckman talk about the first practice of the season.