August 16, 2013

Day 11 am Rewind: Running backs

The early morning clouds parted and Prothro field was drenched in sunshine for today's practice. Guys were again in shells so clearly Coach Riley is concerned about the mounting injuries and doesn't want to tempt fate any more than he already has.

Victor Bolden, Dashon Hunt and Sean Martin returned as full participants while new faces Connor Hamlett and Isaac Seumalo took in practice from afar. Hamlett and Seumalo look to have suffered knee injuries, neither of which Coach Riley seemed too worried about. Garrett Weinrich was again out of pads as well.

Trevor Romaine returned to his perfect form, going 4 for 4 in PAT/field goal situations, making from 32 and 41. It looks as if Cyril Noland-Lewis and Zack Robinson are entrenched as the gunners on kick off teams, both are fast and physical, a natural fit for the position.

Falcons and Rams scouts roamed the sidelines and I had a chuckle with the Falcons rep, jokingly asking "So you guys in the market for another OSU running back?" He laughed and responded "Ya never know." He went on to discuss the stark contrast between Steven Jackson and Quizz. The two scouts were seen later chatting up Bryan Miller.

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