August 15, 2007

Notebook: Heavner named backup

It was an eventful day of practice on the field and the coaches had some interesting things to say afterwards. Here's the latest from Tuesday's Fall Camp.

  • After practice, UA head coach Mike Stoops named quarterback Kris Heavner as the team's backup.

    "Kris has played well and he'll hold that position unless something changes here at the next scrimmage on Saturday," Stoops said. "Kris has played exceptionally well. His release has gotten better, he's understanding concepts of what we're doing offensively and he's really done a nice job."

  • Stoops was also complimentary of his offensive line, saying that physically, the group is better prepared for this season than they were the last one.

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