Instead, in front of a swarm of fans who watched Saturday's scrimmage on a picture-perfect April day at Murray Goodman stadium, the defense were doing running drills.
As junior DE Tyler Cavenas explained, this was no accident.
"That's our new thing now," an out-of-breath Cavenas told the assembled media. "If we're not running to the ball after every single play, it counts as a lack of effort and we need to run after practice."
The surprise of the running drills aside, the defensive effort that resulted in eight sacks while only yielding one late touchdown, could have been the most striking aspect of the Brown and White game on Saturday,
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