TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Tulsa has announced the schedule for spring football practices and the spring game.

TU head coach Bill Blankenship said Thursday that the first of 15 spring practices will be March 5 and spring camp will end April 6 with the annual spring game.

Tulsa returns eight starters on offense and three on defense from the 2012 team that went 11-3 and won Conference USA and the Liberty Bowl.