Sunday's Daily Briefing: FAU's offense shows improvement
During Florida Atlantic’s second scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, the Owls had touchdown plays of 1, 3, 12 and 1 yards.
Those plays aren’t exactly going to make you a winner in your Fantasy Spring Football league.
No, big plays were not the order of the day, but even short scoring plays mean FAU was able to cap four 60-yard touchdown drives.
In FAU parlance, offensive coordinator Darryl Jackson refers to big plays as “explosive plays” and perhaps the Owls weren’t as incendiary as most would have liked as the offense won 24-18.
However, let’s put it in perspective. A year ago – even a few months ago – FAU couldn’t handle the intricacies of the center-quarterback exchange.
Fresh off a six-turnover performance quarterback Graham Wilbert (Winning!) had another solid outing and the FAU running game was solid, even without running back Alfred Morris, who may be shut down for the rest of spring with a sore back.
The Owls’ offense still has a long way to go, but it looks like it is moving in the right direction.