Cougar Snapshots: scrimmage 8/20/11

The Cougars gathered in the sun on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium for their final scrimmage of the fall. Total Blue Sports photographer Troy Verde was on hand to capture some images from the scrimmage.

Running back Adam Hine received a lot of reps on Saturday.

Receiver Marcus Mathews makes a grab during warm-ups. Mathews should contribute from both the X- and Y-receiver positions this year.

Hoffman makes a cut to avoid the tackle of an oncoming defender.

Like Superman, linebacker Spencer Hadley flies through the air to clean up a Corby Eason tackle.

Running back coach Joe DuPaix throws footballs to his backs prior to the team scrimmage.

Bryan Kariya busts through the offensive line.

Cornerback Joe Sampson comes up to make the hit on Kariya.

The multifaceted J.J. Di Luigi takes the handoff and looks for an opening during the first drive of the scrimmage.

Mike Hague just missess the tackle as Di Luigi reaches pay dirt.

Running back Michael Alisa got a lot of playing time during Saturday's scrimmage. Alisa fared well in the absence of Joshua Quezada, who was held out.

Alisa turns up the field.

Big 6-foot-8-inch, 290-pound freshman Michael Yeck stands ready to block for the offense.

Ezekiel Ansah and his defensive teammates signal a turnover.

Freshman middle linebacker Austin Heder runs through drills. He hit running back David Foote in what was the biggest hit of the scrimmage.

Wide receiver Dallin Cutler has steadily risen up through the depth chart with sound route-running and sure-handed catching. He saw plenty of action on Saturday.

Left guard Houston Reynolds opens a hole up for David Foote as Cody Hoffman blocks a linebacker.

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