Preseason Scrimmage Report - Aug. 22

With classes beginning on Monday, the Wolf Pack's preseason camp came to a close today with a scrimmage at Mackay Stadium.

The defense controlled the play thoughout the scrimmage with defensive backs Antoine Thompson and Khalid Wooten each picking off passes during the 90-minute scrimmage session. The offense scored four times with sophomore tight end Zach Sudfeld hauling in a pair of touchdown passes and fellow sophomore Lampford Mark scoring on a 1-yard rush. The other touchdown came late in the action with mostly newcomers on the field. Quarterback David Fisher hit Joseph Huber on a 65-yard catch-and-run for the final score of the day.

Stats from today's scrimmage:

Kaepernick 11-19-137, 0 TDs, 1 int.; Lantrip 5-15-101, 1 TD, 0 int.; Collis 5-7-36, 0 TDs, 1 int.; Magleby 1-3-5, 0 TDs, 0 int.; Fales 0-0-0; Fisher 2-2-109, 1 TD, 0 int.
Ball 3-27; Taua 9-22; Mark 3-10 (TD); Randall 4-10; Lippincott 6-9; Jefferson 2-4.
Huber 2-109 (TD); Sudfeld 3-65 (2 TDs); Shepherd 3-57; Patterson 3-33; Session 3-30; Wimberly 1-20; Green 1-18; Washington 1-12; Sanders 2-12; Lippincott 1-11; Randall 1-7; Quilici 1-5.
Ryan Coulson 5; Jonathon Amaya 4; Kevin Grimes 4; James-Michael Johnson 4, Mike Bethea 4; Mo Harvey 3; Kevin Basped 3; Brandon Marshall 3; Zack Madonick 3; Mike Andrews 3; Antoine Thompson 3; Chris Metcalf 3; Isaiah Frey 3, Duke Williams 3; Jared Silva-Purcell 2; Daniel Agaiava 2; Chris Slack 2; Dontay Moch 2; Nate Agaiava 2; Cameron Bayne 2; Brett Roy 2; Seann Reed 2; Thaddeus Brown 1; Ahmad Wood 1; Deantae Green 1, Andre Davis 1, Mark Avery 1, Khyriece Campbell 1, Galen Schmidt 1.
James-Michael Johnson 4-17; Kevin Grimes 2-10; Ryan Coulson 1.5-2; Kevin Basped 1-5; Seann Reed 1-5; Mark Avery 1-5; Chris Slack 1-5; Brett Roy 1-1; John Kelly 0.5-5; Marlon Johnson 0.5-5; Brandon Marshall 0.5-1; Mike Andrews 0.5-3; Daniel Agaiava 0.5-3.
James-Michael 2-12; Kevin Grimes 1-9; Kevin Basped 1-5; Seann Reed 1-5; Mark Avery 1-5; Chris Slack 1-5.
Antoine Thompson, Khalid Wooten

Here's reaction from coach Chris Ault, defensive coordinator Nigel Burton and junior quarterback Colin Kaepernick:

Coach Ault:

Coach Burton:

Colin Kaepernick:



Daryll Hill's playing career came a premature end in December when the defensive end suffered a neck injury in practice in preparation for the Roady's Humanitarian Bowl. Tests later revealed that Hill has a condition in which the opening for his spinal cord is too narrow. Despite surgery to widen the spinal opening, Hill's playing days are over. But that hasn't stopped him from being part of the program. Hill will continue on scholarship and is working as a student assistant coach with the defense. Here's Coach Ault with more: