Yale spring update
“We’re making progress in a lot of areas,” he said. “The young guys are understanding the schemes better. Guys are getting a lot of opportunities.”
Some players who have really made some strides in the offseason? WRs Myles Gaines and Blake Rowlinson, TE Jackson Stallings, DT Jeff Schmittgens, LB Will Vaughan, along with DBs Spencer Rymiszewski and Dale Harris.
KEEP AN EYE ON…
DE Marty Moesta. He played in all 10 games and finished with 15 tackles last season. OL Khalid Cannon has been impressed with him.
“He’s really been stepping up,” Cannon said. “He’s like the QB on the DL right now, he’s making all the calls.”
FILLING THE SHOES
John Oppenheimer was as solid as a center could be last season. Moving over from RG, Luke Longinotti has done well stepping in. Fellow OL Mason Friedline said he’s much stronger, his snaps are solid and he’s making the right calls.
He’s a technician out there,” Friedline said. “He has the mental aspect, which is a huge part.”
SOME OTHER NOTES…
Tyler Varga and Brian Sykes were both wearing a walking boot and very limited on Friday…Everett Johnson had a solid run late in Friday’s practice…Logan Scott connected with Gaines, who made a diving catch for about a 20-yd TD… Keith Bloom has not yet been cleared to play (concussion), but is taking classes, Reno said…TE Blake Thomson is out for the spring with an injury…Avery Lewis is back for the spring and is gradually making his way back from his knee injury…
Stepinac (N.Y.) Jr. QB Brandon Coleman has a Yale visit scheduled on Wednesday, according to Lohud.com. The 5-10, 160-pound Coleman also has visits scheduled with Harvard and Davidson. He threw for 1,144 yards and 12 TDs, while rushing for 715 yards and eight TDs last season. He also runs a 4.5 40.