Jackets In College: D'Mauri Jones, University of Miami (FL)
Stephen Morris, backup receivers shine in
Miami spring game
By Michael Casagrande
Thursday, April 13, 2013
MIAMI GARDENS — The classic good news, bad news scenario played out at Miami's spring football
The offense was unstoppable in the early going.
But it was the Hurricanes' defense they sliced and diced in front of an estimated 8,000 fans in Sun Life
Stadium. The Orange team whipped the White 35-20 a year after playing to a 7-6 final in the annual
spring finale. The first-team offense scored touchdowns on its first four possessions with relative ease.
Quarterback Stephen Morris was the star despite several top targets sitting out with injuries. He threw for
four touchdowns while completing 13 of 23 for 256 yards. The total included a ceremonial 75-yarder to
Malcolm Lewis in his first action since dislocating his ankle last season at Georgia Tech.
Morris said he was pleased with the offense, "especially with the fact that we ran vanilla offense. . . . I was
happy with the receivers. They didn't drop too many and they did an unbelievable job of knowing what
they've got and knowing their assignments and executing them."
Phillip Dorsett, the top returning receiver, sat out along with Allen Hurns and top tight end Clive Walford.
Herb Waters had a hot start with 50 yards and a touchdown on three catches before going down with a
right shoulder injury in the first half.
UM quarterback Stephen Morris, 17, runs out of bounds at the 15 yard mark during the 1st quarter of
the Orange vs. White Spring Game on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium.
Gregory Castillo / Miami Herald Staff
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