Spring Game Play-by-Play

There is no one event during the college football off-season that grips a fan like the spring game. If you were not one of the locals in attendance at Stanford's spring finale, we have produced for you here a complete transcript of the play-by-play from the two hours at Stanford Stadium. Read on for the playmakers, personnel groupings and more.

2nd Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense
(T.C. Ostrander at quarterback; Jason Evans at tailback; Kris Bonifas at fullback; Evan Moore & Marcus McCutcheon at receiver; Michael Horgan at tight end - rotate with Austin Gunder)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Run by Evans for two yards
2nd & 8 @ 37:  Pass incomplete intended for Moore 13 yards downfield (dropped)
3rd & 8 @ 38:  Pass complete to McCutcheon for 12 yards (coverage and tackle by Nick Sanchez)
1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Evans for two yards (tackle by Kevin Schimmelmann and Udeme Udofia)
2nd & 8 @ opp. 48:  Pass incomplete to McCutcheon 40 yards downfield
3rd & 8 @ 48:  Pass complete to Moore for 14 yards (Ostrander steps nicely into pocket; nice catch by Moore)
1st & 10 @ 34:  Pass complete to Evans for 14 yards (tackled out of bounds by Schimmelmann)
1st & 10 @ 20:  Pass complete to Evans for loss of one yard (screen sniffed out and stuck by Schimmelmann)
2nd & 11 @ 21:  Run by Evans for six yards (tackle by Michael Okwo)
3rd & 5 @ 15:  Quarterback sack by Casey Carroll for loss of eight yards
4th & 13 @ 23:  40-yard field goal attempt by Derek Belch blocked by Julian Jenkins (snap by Preston Clover, hold by Jay Ottovegio)


1st Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense
(Trent Edwards at quarterback; J.R. Lemon at tailback; Nick Frank at fullback; Mark Bradford & Gerren Crochet at receiver; Patrick Danahy at tight end - rotate with Matt Traverso)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Run by Lemon for four yards (tackle by John Solder)
2nd & 6 @ 39:  Reverse by Crochet after initial handoff to Lemon for 61-yard touchdown
PAT by Michael Sgroi blocked by Gustav Rydstedt (snap by Jon Cochran, hold by Kyle Matter)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Pass incomplete intended for Bradford 41 yards downfield (coverage and breakup by Calvin Armstrong)
2nd & 10 @ 35:  Run by Lemon for six yards (tackle by Tim Sims)
3rd & 4 @ 41:  Run by Edwards for one yard (tackle by Brandon Willets)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Pass complete to Bradford for 36 yards (used play-action to Lemon; tackle by Armstrong and Peter Griffin)
1st & 10 @ opp. 29:  Run by Lemon for eight yards (tackle by Willets)
2nd & 2 @ 21:  Pass complete to Frank for loss of one yard (tackle by Armstrong)
3rd & 3 @ 22:  Pass complete to Crochet for 12 yards (tackle by David Lofton)
1st & Goal @ 9:  Run by Lemon for four yards (tackle by Rydstedt and Mike Silva)
2nd & Goal @ 5:  Pass complete to Bradford for five-yard touchdown (corner fade pattern vs. Sims coverage)
PAT by Sgroi is good (snap by Cochran, hold by Matter)


2nd Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense
(Ostrander at QB; Ray Jones at RB; Emeka Nnoli at FB; Moore & Justin McCullum at WR; Horgan/Gunder at TE)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Pass incomplete intended for McCullum 40 yards downfield (coverage by Sanchez)
2nd & 10 @ 35:  Pass complete to Jones for eight yards (screen; tackle by Sanchez)
Holding penalty in the offensive backfield negates the play
2nd & 20 @ 25:  Pass complete to McCullum for 14 yards (tackle by T.J. Rushing)
3rd & 6 @ 39:  Pass complete to Jones for four yards (tackle out of bounds by Udofia)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Run by Jones for loss of three yards (tackle by Babatunde Oshinowo)
2nd & 13 @ 32:  Pass complete to Jones for six yards (tackle by Rushing)
3rd & 7 @ 38:  Pass complete to McCullum for 17 yards (tackle by Sanchez)
Gerald Commissiong in for Jones at tailback
1st & 10 @ opp. 45:  Run by Commissiong for six yards (tackle by Udofia and Rushing)
Evans in for Commissiong at tailback
2nd & 4 @ 39:  Run by Evans for three yards (big stick by Trevor Hooper after lifted off feet by Sanchez)
3rd & 1 @ 36:  Run by Evans for three yards (tackle by Okwo)
1st & 10 @ 33:  Pass complete to Evans for five yards (play-action; tackle out of bounds by Sanchez)
2nd & 5 @ 28:  Run by Ostrander for four yards
3rd & 1 @ 24:  Run by Evans for three yards (tackle by Schimmelmann)
#2 defensive line substitutes for #1 defensive line for remainder of scrimmage
1st & 10 @ 21:  Run by Evans for one yard (tackle by Pannel Ebgoh)
2nd & 9 @ 20:  Run by Evans for loss of one yard (tackle by Udofia)
3rd & 10 @ 21:  Pass incomplete intended for McCullum (bad throw nearly intercepted by Sanchez; McCullum plays "defense" to breakup)
4th & 10 @ 21:  38-yard field goal good by Belch (Bobby Dockter snap; Ottovegio hold)


1st Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense
(Edwards at QB; David Marrero at RB; Frank at FB; Bradford & Crochet at WR; Danahy/Traverso at TE)

#3 defensive line plays with #2 defense for remainder of scrimmage
1st & 10 @ own 35:
  Pass complete to Bradford for 15 yards (play-action to Marrero; tackle by Armstrong)
1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Marrero for four yards (tackle by Silva)
2nd & 6 @ opp. 46:  Pass complete to Danahy for 14 yards (tackle by Griffin)
1st & 10 @ 32:  Pass incomplete intended for Bradford in endzone (coverage by Sims)
2nd & 10 @ 32:  Pass complete to Bradford for 13 yards (coverage by Sims)
1st & 10 @ 19:  Run by Marrero for two yards (tackle by Griffin and Armstrong)
2nd & 8 @ 17:  Run by Frank for 11 yards (powered through defenders; tackle by Willets)
1st & Goal @ 6:  Run by Frank for three yards (tackle Rydstedt and Silva)
2nd & Goal @ 3:  Run by Marrero for two yards (tackle by Willets)
3rd & Goal @ 1:  Run by Marrero for no gain (tackle by Silva and Taualai Fonoti)
4th & Goal @ 1:  Run by Marrero for one-yard touchdown (followed Josiah Vinson's block)
PAT by Sgroi is good (snap by Cochran, hold by Matter)


2nd Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense
(Ostrander at QB; Anthony Kimble at RB; Bonifas at FB; McCullum & McCutcheon at WR; Horgan/Gunder at TE)

1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Kimble for five yards (tackle by Udofia)
Commissiong in for Kimble at tailback
2nd & 5 @ opp. 45:  Pass complete to Bonifas for three yards (falls untackled)
3rd & 2 @ 42:  Run by Commissiong for four yards (tackle by Harrison)
1st @ 10 @ 38:  Pass complete to Moore for 38-yard touchdown (clear QB sack by Emmanuel Awofadeju not whistled)
PAT by Belch is good (snap by Clover, hold by Ottovegio)


1st Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense
(Edwards at QB; Lemon at RB; Frank at FB; Bradford and Crochet at WR; Danahy/Traverso at TE)

1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Frank for nine yards (tackle by Sims and Solder)
Bonifas in for Frank at fullback
2nd & 1 @ opp. 41:  Pass complete to Lemon for two yards (tackle by Armstrong and Fonoti)
Frank in for Bonifas at fullback
1st & 10 @ 39:  Run by Frank for nine yards (tackle by Sims)
2nd & 1 @ 30:  Quarterback sack by Willetts for loss of six yards
3rd & 7 @ 36:  Pass complete to Bradford for 18 yards (tackle by Armstrong and Solder)
Bonifas in for Frank at fullback
1st & 10 @ 18:  Pass complete to Bradford for 18-yard touchdown (coverage by Sims)
PAT by Sgroi is good (snap by Cochran, hold by Matter)


1st Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense - 1:20 drill
(Edwards at QB; Marrero at RB; Bradford, Crochet & McCullum at WR; Danahy at TE)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Pass complete to Bradford for three yards (tackle by Okwo)
2nd & 7 @ 38:  Pass complete to McCullum for 18 yards
1st & 10 @ opp. 44:  Run by Edwards for 10 yards
1st & 10 @ 34:  Pass complete to McCullum for 34-yard touchdown
0:29 elapsed


2nd Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense - 1:20 drill
(Ostrander at QB; Jones at RB; Mike Miller, McCutcheon & Moore at WR; Traverso at TE)

1st & 10 @ own 35:  Pass complete to McCutcheon for 25 yards (tackle by Griffin)
1st & 10 @ opp. 40:  Pass complete to Moore for eight yards (tackle by Sims at sideline)
2nd & 2 @ 32:  Pass complete to Miller for 13 yards (tackle by Armstrong)
1st & 10 @ 19:  Pass complete to McCutcheon for 19-yard touchdown
0:46 elapsed


3rd Team Offense vs. 3rd Team Defense
(Garrett Moore at QB; Commissiong at RB; Nnoli at FB; Kimble and Matter at WR; ?? at TE)

1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Commissiong for one yard (tackle by Chris Horn and David Jackson)
2nd & 9 @ opp. 49:  Run by Commissiong for five yards (tackle by Bryan Bentrott)
3rd & 4 @ 44:  Pass incomplete intended for Miller

Jones in for Commissiong at RB
1st & 10 @ 50:  Run by Jones for three yards (tackle by Bentrott and Fonoti)
2nd & 7 @ opp. 47:  Pass incomplete intended for Kimble 11 yards downfield (play-action; thrown behind)
3rd & 7 @ 47:  Pass incomplete intended for Matter 15 yards downfield (on target but Matter slipped and fell)


2nd Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense
(Ostrander at QB; Evans at RB; Bonifas at FB; McCutcheon & Moore at WR; Horgan/Gunder at TE)

1st & 10 @ opp. 35:  Run by Evans for five yards (gang tackle)
2nd & 5 @ 30:  Pass incomplete intended for Moore in the endzone
McCullum in for McCutcheon at WR
3rd & 5 @ 30:  Pass intercepted by Sanchez (intended for McCullum, underthrown)


1st Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense
(Edwards at QB; Lemon at RB; Frank at FB; Crochet & Bradford at WR; Danahy/Traverso at TE)

1st & 10 @ opp. 35:  Pass complete to Bradford for 13 yards (tackle by Sims)
1st & 10 @ 22:  Run by Lemon for seven yards (tackle by Fonoti)
Kimble in for Lemon at tailback
2nd & 3 @ 15:  Run by Kimble for four yards (tackle by Silva)
1st & 10 @ 11:  Run by Kimble for five yards (tackle by Silva and Fonoti)
Lemon in for Kimble at tailback
2nd & 5 @ 6:  Run by Lemon for six-yard touchdown
PAT by Sgroi is good (snap by Cochran; hold by Ottovegio)


2nd Team Offense vs. 1st Team Defense
(Ostrander at QB; Jones at RB; Bonifas at FB)

1st & 10 @ opp. 18:  Run by Jones for seven yards
2nd & 3 @ 11:  Run by Ostrander for no gain
3rd & 3 @ 11:  Run by Jones for one yard (tackle by Okwo and Schimmelmann)
4th & 2 @ 10:  27-yard field goal by Aaron Zagory is good (hold by Ottovegio)


1st Team Offense vs. 2nd Team Defense
(Edwards at QB; Marrero at RB; Frank at FB; Bradford & Crochet at WR)

1st & 10 @ opp. 18:  Pass complete to Crochet for 18-yard touchdown (Armstrong coverage)
PAT by Belch is good (Cochran snap; hold by Matter)

McCullum & Moore in at WR
1st & 10 @ opp. 18:
  Run by Marrero for seven yards (tackle by Silva and Alfred Johnson)
2nd & 3 @ 11:  Run by Marrero for seven yards (tackle by Fonoti and Griffin)
1st & Goal @ 4:  Run by Marrero for no gain (tackle by Griffin)
Kimble in for Marrero at tailback
2nd & Goal @ 4:  Run by Kimble for three yards; fumble; one-yard touchdown fumble recovery by Frank
PAT by Belch is good (Cochran snap; hold by Matter)


3rd Team Offense vs. 3rd Team Defense
(Moore at QB; Kimble at RB; Nnoli at FB; Kelton Lynn and Nate Wilcox-Fogel at WR; Patrick Bowe at TE)

1st & 10 @ opp. 35:  Run by Kimble for four yards (tackle by Silva and Nick Silvas)
2nd & 6 @ 31:  Pass complete to Lynn for 27 yards (fade pattern; tough grab vs. Bentrott coverage)
Matter and Miller in for Lynn and Wilcox-Fogel at WR
1st & Goal @ 4:  Run by Kimble for three yards (tackle by Bentrott)
Holding penalty in the offensive backfield negates the play
1st & Goal @ 15:  Run by Kimble for five yards (tackle by Silva and Silvas)
2nd & Goal @ 10:  Pass incomplete intended for Lynn (double coverage by Bentrott and Sims)
3rd & Goal @ 10:  Pass complete to Nnoli for six yards (momentum carries him out of bounds)
4th & Goal @ 4:  Run by Kimble for four-yard touchdown
PAT by Zagory is good (snap by Clover; hold by Ottovegio)


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