Tulane Spring Football Practice Report



March 18, 2000

NEW ORLEANS -- Quarterback Patrick Ramsey led the first team offense to three scores in the Green Wave's first scrimmage of spring drills Saturday morning.

"For the first scrimmage of the spring, there were some typical first-scrimmage mistakes," said head coach Chris Scelfo. "Overall, it was a very good scrimmage."

On the day, Ramsey completed 7-of-11 passes for 111 yards and one touchdown. The scoring strike came on a 37-yard pass to Zander Robinson. That was the third scoring drive for Ramsey, who led the first team offense in the 110-play scrimmage.

Three other quarterbacks also saw action in the scrimmage, as Chris Peterson, J.P. Losman and Brent Brothers each took turns directing the Green Wave offense. Losman, who was 5-for-14 for 78 yards and an interception, set up the final score of the day with a 38-yard pass to Adrian Burnette. Peterson completed 4-for-10 passes for 36 yards, while Brothers was 3-for-8 for 27 yards.

"Patrick had a good day," Scelfo said. "You could tell that he took over 600 snaps last year. The competition is going to be there. We need to understand the offense and know what we can and can't do."

Led by Darlvon Bracy, the running game also looked sharp. Bracy led all ball carriers with 48 yards on 10 carries, while Jeff Sanchez and Gee Reshard totaled three touchdowns between them. Sanchez had 11 carries for 34 yards and the scrimmage's first (12 yards) and last score (three yards). Reshard, who rushed for 33 yards on eight carries, scored on a seven-yard run.

Tulane continues spring practice through April 3. Another scrimmage is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, leading up to the Green Wave Spring Game on Saturday, April 1.