The Panthers went through their second spring scrimmage on Thursday afternoon at FIU Stadium.
The defense got after it with four sacks. Tourek Williams, (right) who continues to shine this spring, got a sack on one play and a tackle for loss on another. Was told TW really stood out on Thursday.
Little Canada, James Jones -- recovering nicely from off-season surgeries -- and Andrew Mattox had the other sacks.
Was told on his sack, Mattox chased the down the quarterback across the field showing off some of the quickness that earned him Volusia County Defensive Player of the Year two years ago. Mattox is turning into one of the better walk-on additions in the program's 8-year history.
Wayne Younger (left) got the majority of snaps on Thursday, because Wesley Carroll had to leave early for a class. WC threw just one pass and completed it for nearly 40 yards to Ariel Martinez.
Among WY's top throws on Thursday, he connected with T.Y. Goodbye for a 38-yard TD. WY also found T.Y. for another good gain and Ty Frierson as well.
No shocker here, Goodbye led all receivers with 6 catches for 90 yards. Yeah, No. 4 is pretty good.
WY's other TD came on a short pass to emerging tight end Colt Anderson. That's CA's 2nd TD catch in as many scrimmages.
Although from what one source said, CA did not have to make his video game move to score this time, unlike the XBox move he made on his 38-yard TD in the first scrimmage.
Trenard Turner led the running game with the only rushing score from inside the 10-yard line.
Linebacker Winston Fraser, (right) healthy again, ended the scrimmage with an interception that he almost returned for a TD.
From what I was told, Fraser played very aggressive Thursday and looked as quick as ever. WF is one LB that can really be a difference maker on this defense in the upcoming season. You all saw what he did when he was on the field last season.
While the Panthers will be playing baseball Friday. The Golden Dazzlers will be playing babeball as they make their baseball debut at Friday's game.....The photos -- such as the one on the right never get old.
FIU observer: Is Jonathon Jackson still on the team?
PP: Yes he is and he's made some plays this spring.
c-UM: Dont sell us short now Pete, we have 16 wins, not 15
PP: Yes, FIU has 16 wins. My mistake.
SouthPaw: Pete, what's the status of Edgar Theliar and Derrick Clark? Are either expected to be back for Fall practice?
PP: No, neither will be at FIU.
You Got Gold: Hey Pete, Could you update us on the McVay and Leith injuries?
PP: Leith is still expected back at some point this season to give FIU another lefty out of the pen. McVay is not pitching this season as he recovers from elbow surgery.
Thanks to Alex J. Hernandez photo gallery for picturesTime for a spring poll question: