UD football coach pleased with team’s performance at spring drills and scrimmage

The Blue Hen football team, which went all the way to the national championship game last season, has wrapped up a month of spring drills in Newark. 

Friday’s Blue-White scrimmage at Tubby Raymond field featured a modified scoring system awarding points to the offense for touchdowns and first downs and to the defense for changes of possession and turnovers.  The White team (defense) topped the Blue team (offense), 76-69.

Coach KC Keeler went with a quarterback trio of sophomore Trevor Sasek, junior Tim Donnelly, and redshirt freshman Justin Burns.  Sasek was Delaware’s #2 quarterback last season, behind all-American Pat Devlin.

“All in all, this was a great spring for us,” Keeler said.  “The offense was ahead all spring but tonight I thought the defense caught up.”

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An estimated 4,000 fans attended the scrimmage at Tubby Raymond Field.

Delaware finished 12-3 last season and lost to Eastern Washington in the national championship game January 7th in Frisco, Texas.

The Hens return to open practice in August.  They open the season September 3rd at Navy, and host West Chester in their home opener September 10th.

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