Extra Points: Takeaways from Sunday (7/7)

Some extra observations, sights, or notes after the first week of Fall Camp is over.

First, Khaled Holmes is still working laboriously on his snapping. Most are shot high, and a few resulted in a loose ball Sunday. But Kiffin is not worried, crediting Holmes' intellect to being able to make the necessary adjustment.

Second, all fullbacks in walk-on Hunter Simmons and freshmen Soma Vainuku/Charles Burks got repetitions at the position Sunday. Vainuku stood out in his catching ability, although Simmons is the biggest of all the backs which gives him a bit more power.

Third, Da'John Harris showed off his quickness yesterday. Harris and Devon Kennard stood out most among the linemen Sunday. But that defensive tackle spot is quickly being learned by redshirt freshman George Uko.

Fourth, Curtis McNeal is not far behind in the starting tailback contest, if at all. McNeal showed his elusiveness, slipping through tackles on numerous occasion Sunday.

Fifth, Max Wittek was rolling with the second string much of Sunday. Whether or not that's any indication he's being looked at to backup quarterback Matt Barkley or to flash his progress in front of his father or Mater Dei coach Bruce Rollinson--who were both present at the practice--Wittek performed well.

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