Both Sean Mannion and Cody Vaz had strong outings on Friday – Riley was working them hard, and the pair shared looks on the 1's all day long.
Vaz had particular success tossing the rock up in the red zone, connecting cleanly with Markus Wheaton and Richard Mullaney on a few routes.
Mannion had minimal issues with ball control from the shotgun formation but the sophomore appeared a little off on his release time, and it lead to an interception on a severely underthrown ball intended for Connor Hamlett.
But on balance, Mannion made good reads – he was also involved in in-depth conversations with Riley on the sidelines, their body language indicating they were discussing methods of making plays/routes more efficient.
Much of the offensive detailing for the afternoon focused on classic downhill ball movement with Storm Woods and Terron Ward.
Subsequently, the Beaver D (on the 1's and 2's) displayed a heavy focus on defending specific types of runs.
The secondary went head to head against the wideouts, with their work tailored against specific types of routes.
Riley only worked the younger guys for about 35 minutes today, but Richie Harrington and Chris Brown were the offensive standouts, accompanied by Joel Skotte making some solid defensive reads.