Wide receiver Jeris McIntyre hauls in a pass during Thursday's practice. The junior says he is in the best shape of his life heading into the season.
Tight end Lorenzo Diamond works against defensive end Bret Eddins during an inside drill. The inside drill is designed to work on the finer aspects of the running game.
Weakside tackle Mark Pera drives defensive end Reggie Torbor to the ground during the inside drill while linebacker Dontarrious Thomas scampers to get to the corner.
Defensive end Jay Ratliff had a good first day on Thursday. The sophomore says he weighs 257 at the moment but wants to play in the 270 range someday.
Third team center Jeremy Ingle makes his pre-snap read along with quarterback Jason Campbell while head coach Tommy Tubervlle looks on at Thursday's second practice.
True freshman tailback Tre Smith breaks one down the sideline after catching a pass out of the backfield.