College football practice has begun in the Triangle.

N.C. Central held its first workout on Monday night in preparation for the Eagles’ season opener on Sept. 2 against visiting Johnson C. Smith.

Eighty-eight players are in fall camp for the Eagles, who will be playing their final transition campaign before becoming eligible for MEAC and NCAA championships.

Two-a-days in pads and helmets begin on Saturday for Mose Rison’s club, with the annual “Meet the Eagles” open scrimmage on Aug. 21.