The Washington Huskies held their tenth Spring Camp practice this morning and Day Ten is officially in the books.
– The team practiced inside Husky Stadium and it was the sixth practice open to the public.
– The weather was sunny and the conditions were a little windy at the start of practice for the players and the fans as well.
– The length of the practice was approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
NOTES AND OBSERVATIONS
– The team practiced with pads and shorts today and focused a lot on alignment, fundamentals, footwork, scrimmages, and drills.
– Today’s practice was focused on getting a ton of reps, offense/defense groups, special teams, alignment, and formations.
– Today’s 11 on 11 sessions encompassed a lot of situational scrimmages and a chance for the QB’s to improve.
– Drill work included linemen footwork, WR footwork on sideline catches, QB footwork and passes, DB footwork, QB passing, pillars, Barrels, cones Lineman technique, RB catches, DB interceptions, deep ball slants, Receiver go routes, FG kicking and special teams work, and coverages.
– The QB group worked on deep-ball throws, shallow crossing routes, touch passes, handoffs, progressions, footwork, rollouts, short sideline throws, and slant throws. Dylan Morris was crisp on his passes and had a good command of the offense. Sam Huard sailed a few passes early and struggled with accuracy. He made some nice throws later in practice. Patrick O’Brien looked smooth with his release and was accurate. Camden Sirmon had a nice touch on his throws today. Jesse Martineau threw well on the deep ball. Overall this group showed their improvement and also their ability to scramble out of pressure.
– During the 11 on 11 sessions the First Team Offense consisted primarily of Dylan Morris, Cameron Davis, Rome Odunze, Jalen McMillan, Terrell Bynum, Cade Otton, Jaxson Kirkland, Ulumoo Ale, Luke Wattenberg, Henry Bainivalu, Roger Rosengarten. Sean McGrew, Richard Newton, Devin Culp, and Mark Redman rotated in with this group as well.
– During the 11 on 11 sessions the First Team Defense consisted primarily of Tuli Letuligasenoa, Sam Taimani, Jacobe Covington, Cooper McDonald, Edefuan Ulofoshio, Jackson Sirmon, Trent McDuffie, Kyler Gordon, Kamren Fabiculanan, Cameron Williams, Dominique Hampton. Faatui Tuitele, Jeremiah Martin, and Bralen Trice rotated in with this group as well.
– DL worked on getting around the edge at the start of practice.
– LB’s worked on alignments and formations with the barrels.
– The offense worked on their check-downs and getting the ball out quickly during drills.
– TE’s worked on blocking technique and holding their blocks.
– LB’s worked on getting off the edge during drills.
– The offense worked on quick tempo and spiking the ball situations.
– Dropping into coverage was emphasized by the defense during drills.
– PK Peyton Henry hit the upright on his first attempt from 45-yards out.
– There was more quick tempo from the offense today.
– Penalties were called a lot during the start of scrimmaging sessions.
– QB’s worked on quick-out routes to RB’s during drills.
– WR’s worked on shedding blocks and getting separation during drills.
– Special Teams worked on rushing the punter during drills.
– OL & DL went at it during a drill in the middle of practice.
– Kickoff coverage was worked on during drills.
– RB’s emphasized pass blocking coming off the edge.
PLAYERS WHO STOOD OUT
– TE Mark Redman was consistent in the passing game and made some nice catches. He has good hands and knows how to get open.
– LB Cooper McDonald continues to impress and have a good camp. He came up with interceptions and sacks. He is making good reads and is swarming to the football.
PLAYERS TO WATCH FOR
– WR Taj Davis looks like a playmaker with great speed and athleticism. He made some nice catches downfield and has great hands.
– DB Jacobe Covington made some nice breaks on the ball and has great instincts. He could be the next impact player in the secondary.
BIGGEST PLAYS OF THE DAY
– WR Taj Davis 20-yard reception from WB Patrick O’Brien during 11-on-11.
– DB Kamren Fabiculanan picked off QB Sam Huard during 11-on-11.
– PK Tim Horn hit a 52-yard FG during 11-on-11.
– LB Cooper McDonald picked off QB Sam Huard during 11-on-11.
– LB Cooper McDonald sacked QB Camden Sirmon during 11-on-11.
– LB Ben Hines picked off QB Camden Sirmon during 11-on-11.
– OLB Jeremiah Martin sacked QB Patrick O’Brien during 11-on-11.
– DB Julius Irvin’s pass deflection on the deep pass from QB Patrick O’Brien
– WR Taj Davis 20-yard sideline catch from QB Sam Huard during 11-on-11.
– OLB Jeremiah Martin’s interception off QB Sam Huard during 11-on-11.
– TE Mark Redman’s 15-yard TD reception from QB Patrick O’Brien during 7-on-7.
– OLB Carson Bruener picked off QB Sam Huard during 7-on-7.
WHO WON THE DAY?
– Defense won the day. They were able to generate several interceptions and get pass breakups consistently throughout practice. Getting after the quarterback was a theme all practice long with sacks and constant pressure being applied.
– DB Alex Cook
– OL Victor Curne
– DB Asa Turner
– OLB Sav’ell Smalls
– TE Mason West
– OL Myles Murao
– DB Kasen Kinchen
– TE Jack Westover
– ILB MIki Ah You
* Some of these players were limited
FORMER PLAYERS IN ATTENDANCE
RECRUITS IN THE HOUSE
RECENT SIGNEES IN THE HOUSE
– “Obviously it’s been huge to have him back. Really fortunate to have him back,” TE Coach Derham Cato said about TE Cade Otton.
– None. Players were not interviewed today.
– The Huskies return to the practice field tomorrow for Spring Practice #11 (Saturday, April 24th at 10:30 a.m.).
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