Giants Release 2012 Summer Training Camp Schedule At UAlbany
ALBANY, N.Y. (June 7, 2012) -- The Super Bowl XLVI Champion New York Giants are traveling to the University at Albany for the 16th summer, the longest period at one site in the team's training camp history. The Giants previously spent thirteen summers at Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y. from 1975-87.
The Giants, who have also trained in the states of Vermont, Connecticut, New Jersey, Wisconsin and Oregon, previously worked out at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey prior to their arrival on the UAlbany campus.
Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning signs autographs for Giants fans following training camp the University at Albany.
The Giants have trained on the UAlbany campus, just 21/2 hours north of their home facility, the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, N.J., since 1996. In the 15 years that the Giants have trained at UAlbany, the preseason camp has averaged more than 33,000 fans per summer. The camp attendance mark of 46,960 was established in 2009, and was the fourth time attendance surpassed 40,000-plus. One of the practice fields used is now known as Mara-Tisch Field, and was dedicated on Aug. 16, 2007 in honor of the team's late owners Wellington Mara and Robert Tisch.
The Giants will report to camp on Thursday, July 26. Workouts will begin on Friday, July 27 with a single afternoon practice at 1 p.m. The three-week camp concludes on August 15. Giants training camp will feature 14 single practices, all at 1 p.m.
Due to current construction on the UAlbany campus, locations for practices and access has changed. For immediate updates and schedule changes, follow @Giants and @UAlbanySports on Twitter.
2012 New York Giants Training Camp Schedule (Weather Permitting)
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