Orange Team Wins Spring Game, 7-0

MIAMI, Fla. - Sam Shields caught a 5-yard pass from Kyle Wright shortly before halftime as the Orange team defeated the white Team, 7-0 at UM's annual spring game.

Kyle Wright threaded the pass over the outstretched arms of Randy Phillips in the back corner of the endzone for the only touchdown of the day.

Wright finished 7-of-14 for 60 yards and one touchdown.

Kirby Freeman drove his White team down to the 13-yardline in the closing minutes of the game, but had a 4th-and-2 pass deflected ending Freeman's day.

Freeman completed 8-of-19 passes for 117 yards and an interception.

The biggest play of the day was a 41-yard reception by Khail Jones from Freeman.

Jones led all receivers with three catches for 54 yards. He was the only scholarship receiver on the White team.

Running back Javarris James suffered a possible broken ankle in the second half and did not return.

Chavez Grant recorded an intereption for the Orange team and Calais Campbell led all players with three sacks.

All-American safety candidate Kenny Phillips led all players with eight tackles.

FINAL STATS

Passing
Kirby Freeman, 8-of-19, 117 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
Kyle Wright, 7-of-14, 60 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Matt Perelli, 0-of-1
Jorge Fernandez, 0-of-2

Rushing
Charlie Jones, 11 carries-39 yards
Derron Thomas, 16-13
Kylan Robinson, 12-12
Javarris James, 5-1
Kyle Wright, 2--7
Jake Byrne, 1--9
Matt Perrelli, 3--18
Kirby Freeman, 4--20

Receiving
Khalil Jones, 3 receptions-54 yards
DajLeon Farr, 2-35
Sam Shields, 2-29, 1 TD
Dedrick Epps, 3-28
Chris Zellner, 2-19
Charlie Jones, 2-14
Derron Thomas, 1--2

Defense
Calais Campbell, 3 sacks, 4 tackles
Teraz McCray, 1 sack, 2 tackles
Eric Moncur, 1 sack, 2 tackles
Vegas Franklin, 1 sack, 3 tackles
Richard Gordon, 1 sack, 1 tackle
Josh Holmes, 1 sack, 2 tackles
Chavez Grant, 1 interception, 2 tackles
Kenny Phillips, 8 tackles, 2 pass breakups
Demetri Stewart, 7 tackles, 1 pass breakup
Anthony Reddick, 5 tackles, 1 pass breakup
Courtney Harris, 6 tackles

Christopher Stock can be reached at stock@canestime.com

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