Roughnecks Training Camp: Day 4
HOUSTON -- As the temperature drops the intensity at Roughnecks training camp picks up. The team spent extra time in the film room today, breaking down the plays and highlighting what worked as well as what didn't.
"Anytime we see greatness, we gotta show it," said OL coach Dennis McKnight.
Today, we had a really good day.
Showing Us How It's Done
There were several standouts from today's practice - Isame Faciane has been working on his technique and it paid dividends as his footwork, form, and quickness were highlighted in the film room. Drew Lewis, who has been praised for being coachable, also stood out today as he's proving to be one of the team's keen ball hawks. Ty Schwab was recognized as well, another athletic linebacker who tracks the ball at an elite level.
So about these rules...
Kicker Sergio Castillo and punter Austin Rehkow weighed in on the new kickoff and punt return rules - both are excited about the changes. Head coach June Jones also had something to say about not just the return rules but the changes overall - you can watch his reactions here. The team has been spending a considerable amount of time working on special teams strategies, be sure to be at TDECU on Feb 8th to see it in action.
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