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Virginia Football Holds Second Spring Scrimmage

April 8, 2000

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Tailback Arlen Harris carried the ball 15 times for 114 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday (April 8) to highlight the University of Virginia football team's second spring scrimmage. Harris had touchdown runs of 16 and four yards.

Quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Bryson Spinner combined to complete 30 of 43 passes for 368 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. Schaub completed 19 of 27 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns with one interception, while Spinner completed 11 of 16 passes for 151 yards with one interception. Spinner also scored on a one-yard run.

Wide receivers Billy McMullen and James Johnson were the leading receivers in the scrimmage. McMullen caught six passes for 107 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown reception. Johnson caught six passes for 73 yards and tight end Chris Luzar caught four passes for 43 yards, including a two-yard touchdown pass.

Tailback Tyree Foreman also scored on a one-yard touchdown run.

The defensive effort was led by linebacker Byron Thweatt with 10 tackles, including six solo stops. Linebacker R.C. Cosby was in on nine tackles, six of them unassisted including a tackle for lost yardage, and he caused a fumble. Tackle Colin McWeeny was in on seven tackles, five of them unassisted.

Defensive back Shernard Newby intercepted two passes, broke up two passes and was in on three tackles, and defensive back Gavin Jackson recovered a fumble.

David Greene kicked field goals of 35 and 39 yards.

 

 

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