The first hunger pangs of the football offseason usually occur in February, and there is very little that the NFL scouting combine does for most of us (fanatics aside).

But college football fans always look forward to some spring football in March and April, so here are your opening dates for each Southeastern Conference school, followed by their spring games.

2011 SEC FOOTBALL SPRING PRACTICE BEGINS

MississippiĀ  State – March 4
Georgia – March 10
LSU – March 11
Arkansas – March 15
South Carolina – March 15
Florida – March 16
Vanderbilt – March 18
Alabama – March 21
Tennessee – March 22
Auburn – March 23
Kentucky – March 23
Ole Miss – March 28

2011 SEC FOOTBALL SPRING GAMES

LSU – April 9
Florida – April 9
MississippiĀ  State – April 9
South Carolina – April 9
Alabama – April 16
Arkansas – April 16
Auburn – April 16
Georgia – April 16
Ole Miss – April 16
Tennessee – April 16
Vanderbilt – April 17
Kentucky – April 23