Many sports fans use the sweet sound of "pitchers and catchers report..." as their saving grace sign that spring is in earshot. Not me. The sign I take is the start of Northwestern football spring practice. On Monday Northwestern Athletics released this post outlining the 'Cats 2010 spring practice schedule which starts on March 29. As you can see, NU will have 15 practices culminating with the spring game at noon on April 24. Once again, Fitz will have practices at 8:15 or 8:30 am, which considering how many 11 am games we play I always like. Obviously as our minds start focusing in on 2010 we'll be stressing over the secondary and curiously watching Dan Persa to see how he's improved now that he's had some real game experience under his belt. I love the guy's moxie, but I'm interested...

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