QB battle remains up in air as Chants prep for kickoff

The Coastal Carolina football team held its final scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning at Brooks Stadium.

The two hour session was more situational, but there were four segments in the middle that were more like game-like. Also, the scrimmage was “thud” tempo, meaning there was no tackling.

“This was our second scrimmage and it was a heavy situational one as we wanted to put our offense and defense in different situations like red zone, goal line and third-and-long as well as a more normal scrimmage,” said interim head coach Jamey Chadwell. “I did see a lot of good things, but there are a lot of things we still need to clean up. I do believe, over our 19 practices, we have done a good job of developing our identity.”

The quarterback situation remained up in the air as several starting hopefuls got their chance to show what they could do with the offense. Myrtle Beach High product Tyler Keane battled along with Dalton Demos and Austin Bradley, but no one stood out enough the claim the job entering their Sept. 2 opener against visiting UMass.

“If you watched today, you would probably say no,” Chadwell said of settling the QB battle. “Some guys did some good things, but there are still some inconsistencies. I have in my mind a plan of what we need to do in order to win the first game. We will see if that continues to work out over the next two weeks.

“There have been quarterbacks that have improved tremendously. The thing we are battling is that hardly any have experience and everything they see is new. Ultimately, the player who takes the first snap is the one we feel will take care of the football, get us in the right plays and not beat ourselves.”

The starting QB position is just one of many issues the Chants must settle over the next fortnight. The team will see a decrease in practice time and an increase in off-the-field matters as school opens session.

“School starts Monday and we always give them Mondays off to attend to academic matters. Then we will start preparations for UMass Tuesday,” Chadwell said. “The only difference is we will have two Tuesdays, two Wednesdays and two Thursdays to prepare. We will use next weekend as a dry run for the game, using Saturday to go through all the routines we will do for the opener like go through pregame, turn the lights on and get as much experience to prepare us at that time.”

Tickets for the home opener at the renovated Brooks Stadium are available at http://www.goccusports.com/tickets/football-ticket-info.html.

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

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