Fall Practice Scrimmage II – Play-by-Play Report

Fall Practice Scrimmage II – Play-by-Play Report

The BYU Cougars held their second full fall practice scrimmage late this afternoon. Here is a play-by-play breakdown and results.

Quarterback Matt Berry started with first team offense.

* First Berry pass from scrimmage just off Coats' fingertips down the sideline. Would have been a touchdown if completed.

* Sack by defensive end Brady Poppinga.

* Completed 20-yard pass to wide receiver Toby Christensen.

* Short gain by fullback Taufui Vakapuna; tackled in open field by linebacker Colby Bockwoldt.

* Completed 5-yard pass to running back Marcus Whalen.

* Completed 8-yard pass to T. Christensen.

* Incomplete pass; knocked away by Chad Barney on perfect coverage down the sideline.

* Incomplete pass to Coats; should have been caught.

* Illegal procedure penalty.

* Hurried by Bockwoldt; completed pass for no gain to tailback Fahu Tahi, who was tackled by Poppinga.

* Matt Payne kicks 35-yard field goal.

Quarterback John Beck takes reps with second team.

* 11-yard run by tailback Reynaldo Brathwaite.

* Completed 35-yard pass to receiver Rod Wilkerson.

* 5-yard run by Brathwaite.

* Illegal procedure penalty.

* Illegal procedure penalty.

* 2-yard run by Beck.

* Snap from Hanale Vincent over Beck's head, ending the drive.

Quarterback Todd Mortensen takes reps with the third team.

* Sacked by linebacker Justin Williams.

* Sacked by linebacker Hala Paongo.

* Hurried by defensive end CJ Ah You and Justin Williams; incomplete pass.

* 45-yard run by Thomas Stancil for a touchdown. Stancil takes the ball on a sweep and cuts it back against the grain, breaks some tackles and outruns the defense to the end zone. Play is called back because of a holding penalty, but it was the best run of the day.

* 2-yard run by Stancil.

* 10-yard pass to receiver Marc Hansen.

* 3-yard run by Stancil.

* Two yard loss on run by Stancil; caught by linebacker Dan Van Sweden behind line of scrimmage.

* Incomplete pass

* Missed field goal by Trent Williams.

Berry takes reps with the first team.

* Pass knocked down by Poppinga at the line of scrimmage.

* Sacked by Bockwoldt.

* 40-yard pass to receiver Chris Hale.

* 1-yard run by Brathwaite.

* 1-yard run by Berry.

* 11-yard pass to Coats for a touchdown.

Beck takes reps with the second team.

* 1-yard run by Tahi.

* 7-yard pass to Vakapuna.

* Sacked by defensive end John Denney.

* 2-yard pass to Breyon Jones.

* Incomplete pass.

* Sacked by Denney.

* Dropped pass to tight end Aissac Aiono.

* 5-yard run by Beck.

Beck takes reps with first team.

* 10-yard run by Whalen.

* Holding penalty.

* 5-yard pass to T. Christensen.

* Incomplete pass.

* Incomplete pass.

* 8-yard pass to receiver Jason Kukahiko.

* Personal foul penalty on the defense.

* Incomplete pass to tight end Justin Jory; linebacker Mike Tanner knocks pass away.

* Off-sides on the defense.

* Incomplete pass down the sideline; Barney with Wilkerson step for step.

* Pass knocked away by cornerback Jernaro Gilford.

* Sacked by Tanner and Bockwoldt.

Mortensen takes reps with third team.

* 3-yard pass to Stancil.

* 5-yard pass to wide receiver Matt Allen.

* Incomplete.

* 20-yard pass to Hansen; a nice jumping finger-tip snag.

* No gain by Vakapuna.

* Incomplete pass.

* Incomplete pass.

* Missed field goal by Williams.

* Berry takes reps with first team.

* 5-yard run by Tahi.

* 2-yard pass to Hale.

* 4-yard run by Tahi.

* Holding penalty.

* 11-yard pass to Wilkerson

* Pass for -2 yards pass to Tahi; Bockwoldt makes a nice tackle anticipating the play.

* Option run to Brathwaite for 5-yards.

* 8-yard pass to T. Christensen.

* Incomplete pass.

* Incomplete pass.

* Incomplete pass with pass interference penalty.

* 6-yard pass to T. Christensen.

* 2-yard pass to Wilkerson; Gilford makes nice tackle.

* Incomplete pass to Whalen; Bockwoldt knocks away the pass on perfect coverage.

* Incomplete pass.

* Incompletion knocked away by Jared Meibos on good coverage.

* 10-yard pass to receiver Ryan Slater.

* 3-yard pass to Coats for a touchdown.

Beck takes reps with the 2nd team.

* 11-yard pass to receiver Matt Smith.

* 5-yard pass to Smith.

* 20-yard pass to Brathwaite.

* 1-yard run by Brathwaite.

* 3-yard run by Beck.

* 1-yard run by Tahi.

* 1 yard run by Tahi for a touchdown.

SCRIMMAGE NOTES:

* Wide receiver David Christensen did not participate in either of today's practice – non-injury reason.

* Kip Nielsen saw exclusive action with the second team as the Cougarback while Jared Meibos got first team reps as a Kat back. James Allen and Josh Brandon were the Kats with the second team.

* CJ Ah You saw reps with the first team during the last two series.

* Offensive lineman Vincent Xanthos saw action with the first team at both the guard positions.

PRACTICE SCRIMMAGE STATS:

INJURY UPDATE: BYU head trainer George Curtis did not report any major injuries from today's scrimmage. Curtis said three players suffered dislocated fingers and reserve defensive back, Micah Alba, sustained a broken finger. He added the finger injuries are not expected to prevent any of the players from practicing.

PASSING

PLAYER ATT COMP PCT YDS TD LNG INT

Berry 22 14 .636 122 2 38 0; Beck 15 8 .533 106 0 36 0; Mortensen 9 5 .556 48 0 23 0.

RUSHING

PLAYER CAR YDS TD LNG Y/PC

Brathwaite 5 25 0 12 5.0; Tahi 3 19 1 7 6.3; Whalen 1 10 0 10 10.0; Stancil 2 1 0 2 1.0; Vakapuna 2 -2 0 -1 (-1.0).

RECEIVING

PLAYER REC YDS TD LNG Y/REC

T. Christensen 5 47 0 18 9.4; Wilkerson 2 49 0 36 24.5; Hale 2 38 0 38 19.0; M. Hansen 2 37 0 23 18.5; Brathwaite 1 28 0 28 28.0; Coates 2 15 2 11 7.5; M. Smith 2 15 0 10 7.5; Slater 1 9 0 9 9.0; Kukahiko 1 9 0 9 9.0; Stancil 2 6 0 4 3.0; Vakapuna 1 8 0 8 8.0; Whalen 1 7 0 7 7.0; Allen 2 5 0 5 2.5; B. Jones 1 3 0 3 3.0; Tahi 2 1 0 1 0.5.

DEFENSE

PLAYER PB SCK Bockwoldt 0 2.5; J. Denney 0 2; Tanner 0 1; Paongo 0 1; C.J. Ah You 0 0.5; J. Williams 0 0.5; Wright 1 0.

FIELD GOALS

PLAYER PAT FGA FGM YDS Payne 3-3 1 1 (39); Hansen 0-0 2 0 47, 33.

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