Big Plays in First Kentucky Scrimmage

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The offensive units put some touchdowns on the board and the defense also made some big plays in the first major scrimmage of Kentucky spring football practice, held Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

Quarterbacks Mike Hartline, Morgan Newton and Ryan Mossakowski, who are contending for the starting role, each directed two touchdown drives.  The QBs rotated possessions in directing the first- and second-team offensive units.

“I think it was back and forth,” Coach Joker Phillips said. “Early in the scrimmage the offense went up and down the field.  What I was concerned with was the defense’s body language.  I don’t think we were flying to the ball.  Then it went back the other way.

“The thing that I see with this quarterback situation, I thought Mike Hartline did a really good job of getting us in the end zone, managing the team,

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