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Football: Thursday quick hitters

  • LBs Mychal Kendricks, Dave Wilkerson and Chris McCain all wore regular practice jerseys and are expected to be ready for Saturday.
  • CB Marc Anthony is still out. Frosh Stefan McClure will get another start.
  • Defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast said McCain and Wilkerson are entrenched as starting OLBs. Cecil Whiteside will play in some passing downs.
  • Pendergast said he’d like to get freshman LB Brennan Scarlett and CB Kam Jackson some playing time sometime soon.

Jonathan Okanes

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  • Juancho

    That Dan Camporele feel good story was a waste of two good games of experience McCain could have had.

  • bear4life

    Easy now Dan Camporele did his job and knew the plays at the time and with the injury of Wilkerson he did what was needed. McCain will get better as time goes on and I get what you are saying but his time is now so lets stop looking back. We see what we have with Wilkerson and McCain now and there play on the feild will only make the defense that much better every week. I see Cecil rotating with McCain to keep a fresh body going all the time ,now it’s time for the offense to do the same. We don’t have to talk about the D for now.