It’s a shame that the New England Patriots cut long-snapper Jake Ingram. Ingram’s a good player, and he should catch on somewhere else.
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The Scout Bowl had an exciting finish, with the offense winning on the first play of “overtime.” With the score tied, the ball was placed on the defense’s 25. Slotback Justin Clapp ran a double move — corner/post — to break free in the end zone for the winning pass from David Graves. Gritty throw by Graves, who has a jammed finger on his (right) throwing hand.
Among the other highlights:
• Moses Samia, who moved to defensive tackle, had 2.5 sacks.
• Sterling Jackson is as good as advertised. On his touchdown run, he left three defenders on the turf.
• Future looks: Bubba Poueu-Luna is now a receiver; Darryl McBride played cornerback.
Next scrimmage begins at 7:45 a.m. tomorrow.
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The nation’s interception leader — safety Mana Silva — was forced to cough up the football during the Boise game. After his second interception, Silva wanted to keep the football — not because of the statistical significance, but because it had a cool Bronco logo on it. (Each offense supplies its own football.) But Silva said the Boise State ballboy tracked him down and made him return the football.