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Bobcat Defense Shines During Scrimmage

March 30, 2013

ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University football team took part in its second scrimmage of spring practice Friday afternoon at Peden Stadium. The scrimmage served as the team's ninth workout of the spring.

The Bobcats took part in 40 live plays - 10 of which were called passes. The first pass came from redshirt sophomore Derrius Vick as he hit wide receiver Chase Cochran for a 47-yard touchdown pass. Cochran's touchdown reception was the only the score of the afternoon.

The defense responded following the offensive unit's touchdown on the opening drive of the scrimmage as it held the offense scoreless for the remainder of the afternoon.

Redshirt junior Kendric Smith tallied a pair of tackles for loss. Redshirt sophomore Aaron Macer and redshirt freshman Blair Brown also chipped in by forcing fumbles for the 'Cats.

Freshman Tarrell Basham recorded the only sack of the scrimmage.

All spring practices are open to the general public and fans are encouraged to attend.

Ohio Football Spring Schedule
Practice #1: March 12, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #2: March 15, 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Practice #3: March 16, 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Practice #4: March 19, 6:15-8 a.m.
Pro Day: March 20, 1:30 p.m.
Practice #5: March 22, 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Practice #6: March 23, 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Practice #7: March 26, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #8: March 28, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #9: March 29, 3:30-5:15 p.m.
Practice #10: April 2, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #11: April 5, 3:30-5 p.m.
Practice #12: April 6, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #13: April 9, 6:15-8 a.m.
Practice #14: April 11, 6:15-8 a.m.
Green and White Game: April 13, 2 p.m.