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Miami spring football to scrimmage April 9 in West Palm Beach -- spring game April 16.

Mark Richt, a graduate of Boca Raton High, is showing love to the 561 -- as in Palm Beach County.

The Hurricanes, who begin spring practice March 15, will hold their second spring scrimmage at West Palm Beach Oxbridge Academy at 2 p.m. April 9. It's open to the public.

The spring game is at 2 p.m. April 16 at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale.

Otherwise, for now, it appears that everything else is closed.

Here's the release we got:

Hurricanes Release Spring Football Practice Dates


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami football team returns to the gridiron for 15 days during the months of March and April for the start of spring practice under the direction of first year head coach Mark Richt.

The Hurricanes open their spring schedule with practice on Tuesday, March 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Thirteen of the Hurricanes’ 15 spring practices will be held at the Greentree Practice fields.

Miami will practice eight times before its first spring scrimmage on April 2 at Greentree. The Hurricanes first scrimmage will not be open to the public. The second scrimmage of spring practice will be held on Saturday April 9 at Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach, Fla. Miami’s second scrimmage will be open to the public.

The spring schedule will conclude on April 16 with its spring game (2 p.m.) at Lockhart Stadium and will be aired live on ESPN3. The Hurricanes’ spring game also will be open to the public and will be free for all fans.

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2016 Spring Practice Dates

Tuesday, March 15 – 9 a.m.

Thursday, March 17 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, March 19 – 9 a.m.

Tuesday, March 22 – 9 a.m.

Thursday, March 24 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, March 26 – 9 a.m.

Tuesday, March 29 – 9 a.m.

Thursday, March 31 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 2 - (SCRIMMAGE) – Greentree Practice Fields – Time is TBD

Tuesday, April 5 – 9 a.m.

Thursday, April 7 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 9  – 2 p.m. (SCRIMMAGE) - Oxbridge Academy (West Palm Beach, Fla.)

Tuesday, April 12 – 9 a.m. 

Thursday, April 14 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 16  – 2 p.m. (SPRING GAME) - Lockhart Stadium