11-11 Football Practice Notebook

Hatts was at SMU football practice and talked with Stephen Nelson, caught coach Mason's presser and took notes!

SMU HC Tom Mason Press Conference

SMU WR Stephen Nelson Q&A

Spotlight: Quarterback

With Matt Davis not practicing today, Garrett Krstich and Kolney Cassel were rotating in today and saw a significant amount of snaps. Davis isn't seriously hurt as Mason expects him back tomorrow, but it gave Cassel and Krstich more time. Today was a tough day to throw the ball and it showed. A lot of passes especially from Krstich and Cassel had trouble cutting through the wind. As a result they were either short or sailing over.

Practice Quick Hits

— Team was in a mix of full pads and sweats.

— Was a tough day to practice as it was very cold and windy. 

— Krstich had a nice pass through the wind to Deion Sanders Jr. 

— Cassel and Krstich saw time at quarterback today

Carlos Carroll picked off Krstich on a short throw that sailed high.

Darrion Richardson also picked off Krstich over the middle and returned it for a touchdown.

— Former SMU linebacker Taylor Reed was at practice today 

Jackson Mitchell had a pick 6 off Krstich as well.

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