It took a while for the Illinois State offense to find its rhythm Saturday in the team’s annual fall scrimmage at Hancock Stadium, but once it did the points started to add up on the newly-installed scoreboards thanks to big-play ability and efficiency in the red zone.
With three weeks still left to prepare, the offense has time to continue to refine what could-be a high-scoring attack. The action Saturday started with the passing game, as quarterbacks Blake Winkler and Tre Roberson each threw touchdown passes during the scrimmage.
Winkler finished 10-of-17 with 121 yards and a touchdown, with a long of 40 yards to Anthony Warrum and the score a result of a 13-yard completion to Scott Kuehn. Roberson showed his versatility, with 96 yards and touchdown through the air and 61 yards on the ground, including an impressive scramble of 48 yards. He also found Warrum for a long completion of 33 yards and connected with James O’Shaughnessy from 18-yards out for a touchdown during the red zone session.
Information Courtesy of GoRedbirds.com