I'll start with a tease: team captains were named late Thursday, and I'll have that info with my story that will show up soon at spokesman,com. ... Speaking of which, if you missed today's online chat, you can go there to see the full transcript on our SportsLink site. ... Baldwin liked the enthusiasm of Thursday's practice, but isn't happy with poor ball exchanges. .... “I like to create competition. A lot of times as a player, you can feel sorry for yourself because of the heat, but the guys respond to those drills, and say ‘Hey coach, can we do that again tomorrow?’ “ … Regarding the poor exchanges (from center to QB and from QB to RB). “We’re too good to be making what I call unforced errors.” … Baldwin said he’s hopeful that freshman wide receiver Dalis Bruce will soon clear the NCAA academic clearinghouse and join the team.
The Eagles will hold the first of two scrimmages Saturday. Players will take the field at 11 a.m., with the scrimmage to follow about 40 minutes later. Head coach Beau Baldwin said the offense will run about 60-70 plays. … Practice will resume today with two-a-days at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., both at Roos Field. Players will get Sunday off, then resume two-a-days Monday at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. … Single-game tickets will go on sale to the general public on Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. Pacific time. Until then, only members of the Eagle Athletic Association are able to purchase single game tickets.