First SJSU Fall Scrimmage Quick Hitters

Thursday was the first full-pad practice of the 2009 San Jose State 2009 fall football camp, and it was a scrimmage at Spartan Stadium - the first time this fall the football team has practiced on the new field turf. Inside Sparta brings you its Quick Hitters on the practice.

It was a beautiful summer afternoon at Spartan Stadium as the 2009 edition of the San Jose State football team took to the new Field Turf surface for their first full-pad scrimmage of fall camp. here are some quick notes on the practice. A full report will be coming later.

  • The team got in over 100 plays during practice
  • Freshman quarterback Dasmen Stewart went down at the end of the scrimmage with an unknown injury. SJSU head coach Dick Tomey said afterward that they would need to evaluate Stewart to gauge the extent of the injury
  • Anyone of questionable health was held out of practice, including senio defensive end Justin Cole
  • Field goal and extra point kicking will need some work. All but one kick failed to make it through the uprights during the scrimmage
  • Senior running back Patrick Perry saw his first contact today and scored a touchdown
  • Coach Tomey said that the team is working with most of the playbook
  • He added that they will begin practicing for USC about 10 days prior to the game
  • Freshman cornerback Chris Hill was mentioned by Coach Tomey as one of the incoming players who was impressing
  • Freshman defensive tackle Judd Meadows returned a fumble for a touchdown on the last play of the scrimmage
  • Tomey said the team will have one more long scrimmage during the fall, and one shorter session
  • Receivers had some great catches, including a leaping touchdown grab by junior Marquis Avery, but they also dropped quite a few

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