Thursday, August 19, 2010
Scrimmage reports: Miami, Boston College
By ESPN.com staff
Here's a quick look at two more scrimmages from Wednesday:
Offensive highlights: Sophomore quarterback Dave Shinskie completed a 43-yard touchdown pass on a trick play to a wide open Billy Flutie. Shinskie finished the scrimmage 13-for-19 with a touchdown and an interception. Mike Marscovetra went 9-for-12 for 83 yards while true freshman Chase Rettig completed eight of 10 for 65 yards.
Running back Montel Harris led all rushers with 44 yards on eight carries. He also caught four passes for 35 yards. Receiver Ifeanyi Momah had four receptions for 48 yards.
Defensive highlights: Senior cornerback DeLeon Gause intercepted Shinskie and returned it 54 yards for a touchdown. It was the first interception in two scrimmages. Linebacker Alexander DiSanzo led the defense with 13 tackles and two pass breakups. Safety Okechukwu Okoroha had 10 tackles. Defensive end Max Holloway had four tackles and three sacks while linebacker Luke Kuechly registered nine stops.
Kicking: Redshirt freshman Nate Freese was 3-for-3 on his field goal attempts, making from 30, 42 and 48 yards.
Offensive highlights: Freshman running back Storm Johnson ran for 132 yards on 12 carries with touchdowns. Quarterback Jacory Harris was 8-for-12 for 102 yards and two touchdowns.
Defensive highlights: Defensive end Andrew Smith had 10 tackles and three sacks. Linebacker Colin McCarthy intercepted Harris during the two-minute drill at the end of the scrimmage and returned it 31 yards.
Miami's sports information department put together a thorough scrimmage report.