April 17, 2009

Second scrimmage in the books

The Boston College football team held its second intrasquad scrimmage of the spring Friday afternoon in Alumni Stadium.

Sophomore quarterback Dominique Davis completed 9-of-20 passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt freshman quarterback Justin Tuggle completed 1-of-4 passes for 17 yards. Sophomore QB Codi Boek impressed, completing 7-of-9 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns.

The ball was spread around between the wide receivers, with a total of eight players catching passes. Redshirt freshman Clyde Lee led all receivers with four catches for 72 yards and one touchdown. Junior Billy Flutie had a nice 40-yard touchdown catch from Davis, finishing the day with three catches for 57 yards. Senior Rich Gunnell caught three passes for 23 yards and one touchdown, while senior Justin Jarvis had a 22-yard touchdown reception.

Sophomore running back Montel Harris looked solid, carrying the ball 13 times for 67 yards. Sophomore running back Josh Haden ran for 60 yards on 17 carries. Senior Jeff Smith finished the day with 11 carries for 29 yards.

A few younger Eagles got an opportunity to showcase themselves on defense. Redshirt freshman linebacker Alexander DiSanzo led the team with seven tackles. Redshirt freshman defensive end Max Halloway had a great day all around with three tackles, one fumble recovery, one sack, and a blocked extra point. Sophomore defensive end Dan Williams totaled five tackles for the day. Junior defensive tackle Damik Scafe and senior Brendan Deska each recorded sacks.

The Eagles will conclude spring practice will the annual Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Game, which will kick off at 1 p.m. on April 25.

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