From the Pressbox: August 28

Aug 28, 2008 - Posted by Jeff Reynolds on August 28, 2008 at 8:54 pm | Updated: May 2, 2011 3:35 pm

Thursday's Hero

This afternoon after practice, the team had the special opportunity to meet Will Alderman from Park City, Utah. Will, who is two years old, is a special young man who battles nueroendocrine hyperplasia -- a lung diseases that restricts lung capacity.

Will had the opportunity to make his mark on the team flag that will be carried on to the field during Saturday's game.

Coach Mendenhall presented Will with a team coin.

Will got to meet each member of the team.

Thursday Night Football

Tonight was the first night for the annual Thursday Night football game between members of the scout teams. Running back Tucker Lamb had a notable performance, scoring two touchdowns. Lamb was also credited with a long run of nearly 50 yards that gave the offense a first and goal. Two plays later, B.J. Peterson scored on an outstanding catch.

Tucker Lamb scores his first of two touchdowns.

Lamb scores touchdown no. 2.

Following the scrimmage, Coach Mendenhall the scout team that Thursday Night football is an opportunity for players to show the coaching staff if they had heart, if they were prepared and if they could be trusted. He also pointed out to the players that all of the veteran players were watching along the sidelines. He said they were also watching for many of the same reasons.