5 Things to Watch For -- RECAP

Before yesterday's scrimmage we wrote about five things to look for. Here is a recap of those five things, following the scrimmage.

1. Can the two young quarterbacks play well enough to really start challenging Ryan Williams?
Both freshman quarterbacks played better in this scrimmage than they did in the first one. Williams threw a couple touchdowns and Crow did throw an interception but it seems like the young quarterbacks are making progress and are starting to elevate their games to challenge the starter some.

2. Can Rashawn Scott continue his excellent play?
He made a few more big plays last night, including a 34-yarder. He continues being Miami's best receiver this spring and his excellent play did continue last night.

3. Can the offensive line develop some chemistry together?
The defensive front registered numerous sacks and the running game never really got going in a major way so this unit is still struggling to find consistency. Hopefully it has a very strong scrimmage the next time the Canes host one because it's been an up and down spring from this unit.

4. Can the Canes develop some type of legitimate pass rush?
The Canes registered nine sacks from six different players, with three of them coming from Anthony Chickillo. Sacks are always a little higher in the scrimmages because they're given to defenders whenever they have the quarterback in their grasp, and not necessarily taken down. The two starters at D-End, Shayon Green and Kelvin Cain, did not record any sacks.

5. Will the young corners hold up?
This unit was toasted in the last scrimmage and they played a lot better this time around, limiting the big plays and even made a few. Ladarius Gunter had one interception. They continue to be a work in progress as the spring continues.


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