The Wildcats did hold a full-length practice this morning at 8 a.m., with cool temperatures, cloudy skies and a few light showers. The weather conditions had everyone in good spirits, which led to a crisp, workman-like practice.
Tonight, the team will spend the evening together away from the practice field. It is a well-deserved break from action, as the team has fit in 15 practices in 15 days so far, with days off on the only two Sunday’s during the fall camp schedule.
The team will return to the practice field tomorrow morning at 8 a.m., for the first of two practices scheduled for Thursday.
Remaining Fall Football Practice Schedule
SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Thursday Aug. 17 8 a.m, 6 p.m.
Friday Aug. 18 6 p.m.
Saturday Aug. 19 Meet the Team, 4:30 p.m.
Evening scrimmage, 6:30 p.m.
Monday Aug. 21 Classes begin
Monday Aug. 28 Mike Stoops’
weekly news conference
With conditions feeling more like the middle of March than the middle of August, the
The team worked through its daily drills, including individual, special teams and 11-on-11 segments. A majority of the team segments was devoted to working on passing situations.
Quarterback Willie Tuitama completed eight of 13 passes, including two to Travis Bell and Terrell Turner each. Tuitama was sacked three times, once by Yaniv Barnett and twice by Jason Parker, who got to the sophomore signal-caller on consecutive plays.
Adam Austin completed seven of his 17 attempts, two of which went to tight end Ryan Kilpatrick. On three different occasions,
Head coach Mike Stoops and the players were unavailable to speak to the media following the practice.