March 6, 2007

Day 1 wrapup: Excitement, hype, energy

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Randy Shannon's first spring practice as head coach saw players hustling from station to station and a field full of position battles.

"There's no defensive back depth chart," cornerback [db]Glenn Sharpe[/db] said after drills ended. "We all got reps."

Indeed, there are no set first-teamers right now, as Shannon told the media yesterday.

What there is right now is a lot of guys battling and showing a lot of energy.

"Practice was great," offensive lineman [db]Derrick Morse[/db] said. "It's everything you expect from the first day. Everyone's excited, hyped up to play, a lot of energy."

Sharpe added, "It was guys getting in the full swing of things, guys running around, the whole team looked enthusiastic. I thought the first day was pretty good, a good attitude. But there's a lot of room for improvement."

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