BB.C TV: Scrimmage Recap and Highlights

BB.C TV: Scrimmage Recap and Highlights

Fresno State conducted its first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday in front of a few hundred fans. The offense had the upper hand most of the afternoon totaling seven touchdowns, including four touchdown passes by Ryan Colburn. Check inside for head coach Pat Hill's post scrimmage comments plus highlights of the action…

April 17 Post Scrimmage Comments & Highlights

Scrimmage News & Notes

  • Starting SDE Chris Lewis missed Saturday's scrimmage because he had an internship. In his place, Donnie Pritchett took first team reps.
  • Richard Helepiko, who moved to center this spring, took some reps with the modified first team offense. He had one errant snap in shotgun formation that went over QB Derek Carr's head.
  • Carr also worked with the modified first team offense.
  • RFr. A.J. Johnson came in as the fourth receiver followed by So. Matt Lindsey and Jr. Jevon Stallworth.
  • RFr. Jeremiah Toma took first team reps at MLB with the modified first team defense.
  • RFr. Andy Jennings took first teams reps at DT with the modified first team defense as well.
  • So. DT Anthony Williams took second team reps with NT Chase McEntee. Sr. Mark Roberts took third team reps.
  • The Bulldog offense started with three receivers and no fullback: Devon Wylie, Rashad Evans and Jamel Hamler.
  • The Bulldog defense started in a 4-2-5 defensive set with Phillip Thomas playing the hybrid SLB/SS. Zak Hill and Lorne Bell played the deep safeties. Coach Pat Hill stated after the scrimmage more looks will be used this season with five DBs, especially against three and four-receiver sets. When the defense shifted back to the traditional 4-3, SLB Travis Brown replaced Zak Hill.
  • The first team offense featured: QB Ryan Colburn, RB Robbie Rouse, WR Devon Wylie, WR Jamel Hamler, WR Rashad Evans, TE Vince Pascoe, LT Bryce Harris, LG Devan Cunningham, C Joe Bernardi, RG Andrew Jackson, RT Kenny Wiggins.
  • The first team defense featured: SDE Donnie Pritchett, DT Logan Harrell, NT Cornell Banks, WDE Chris Carter, SLB Travis Brown, MLB Ben Jacobs, WLB Kyle Knox, FS Lorne Bell, SS Phillip Thomas, CB Desia Dunn, CB Isaiah Green, *S Zak Hill (in 4-2-5 set).
  • Colburn threw four touchdown passes to A.J. Johnson, Robbie Rouse, A.J. Ellis, and Devon Wylie.
  • Carr threw one each to Jevon Stallworth and Jamel Hamler.
  • Rouse scored the only touchdown on the ground via a one-yard dive.
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