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Cal football spring practice starts March 7, Pro Day March 18, Spring Game April 16

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Springtime!

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The California Golden Bears are gong to return to the field in just under a month. Spring practice will start near the beginning of March, with a good portion of them open to the public. All of the open spring practices will be on weekday afternoons up to the actual Cal spring day.

Also of note, for those who want to see Jared Goff at Memorial Stadium one last time, they'll likely get their chance Friday March 18th at Cal's Pro Day. Expect seniors like Daniel Lasco, Bryce Treggs, Trevor Davis, Darius Powe, Maurice Harris, Kyle Kragen and more to participate there.

Spring game comes April 16th at 11 a.m. on the Pac-12 Networks. Hopefully this will be the year Cal will have enough players to have a healthy contest. The past few seasons have just featured a lot of scrimmaging due to lack of able and healthy bodies. Here's the full schedule.

Monday, March 7 (3:30 pm)
Wednesday, March 9 (3:30 pm)
Friday, March 11 (3:30 pm)
Monday, March 14 (3:30 pm)
Friday, March 18 ... Pro Timing Day (8 am)
Friday, March 18 (4:30 pm)
Friday, April 1 (4:30 pm)
Monday, April 4 (3:30 pm)
Wednesday, April 6 (3:30 pm)
Monday, April 11 (3:30 pm)
Saturday, April 16 (11 am ... Cal Football Spring Game, Pac-12 Networks)

Here is the release from Cal Athletics.

- Cal is scheduled to begin its 2016 spring football practice sessions at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on Monday, March 7 (3:30 pm PT). The majority of Cal's spring football workouts and Pro Day on Friday, March 18 (8 am PT) will be open to the public. Spring workouts will conclude on Cal Day with the Cal Football Spring Game televised live by Pac-12 Networks on Saturday, April 16 (11 am PT).

"We are excited to share with our fans what we are doing in the offseason to prepare for the 2016 campaign," head coach Sonny Dykes said. "College football games are not only won on Saturdays in the fall but with the work put in during the offseason. The work we did to prepare for the 2015 season led to much of the success we enjoyed. We're excited for the upcoming spring practices and using them to help continue the upward trajectory of our football program."

The Cal Football Spring Game is an admission free and interactive event that gives thousands of Cal fans an opportunity to get to know players and coaches in the Cal football program on an up close basis. Among the wide array of Cal Football Spring Game activities scheduled to take place include a Cal football scrimmage; opportunities for fans to interact with Cal football players and coaches; commemorative posters (first 2,000 fans); Fun Zone with photo station and much more. Additional activities, giveaways and details will be announced at a later date.

Cal's annual Pro Day at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium will feature former players that are professional football prospects working out for professional football scouts on Friday, March 18 (8 am PT). The public portion of the event on the field at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium is expected to begin at approximately 9 am PT. Gates will open one hour in advance.