Ball State's Joel Godett previews the football team's defensive backs as practice No. 17 of Fall Camp is in the books in preparation for the Aug. 29 opener.
The Cardinals return starters -- Jeffery Garrett, Eric Patterson and J.C. Wade -- in the defensive backfield. Ball State also returns letterwinners Christopher Calloway, Quintin Cooper, Joseph Fazio, Brian Jones and Chris Pauling.
Ball State, under the direction of third-year head coach Pete Lembo, opens the season Thurs., Aug. 29, in a 7 p.m. home game vs. Illinois State at Scheumann Stadium.
All Ball State football practices are open to the media and public throughout fall camp. The remaining practice schedule is as follows:
Fri., Aug. 16 – 2:15 p.m. (PRACTICE #18)
Sat., Aug. 17 – 2:15 p.m. (PRACTICE #19)
Sun., Aug. 18 – 8 a.m. (PRACTICE #20)