August 16, 2006

McNeil dialed in on the little things

Last Saturday's first major scrimmage was not the kind of start to things that Collins, Mississippi native Josh McNeil had in mind. McNeil was involved in a couple of fumbled snaps and has spent the week getting in some extra center-quarterback exchanges.

And McNeil has spent the week getting more and more first team reps at the center position. However, that position according to Phillip Fulmer is far from settled. For McNeil, the key to winning the battle is to avoid the mistakes.

"The thing I have to do consistently is that I have to be consistent," McNeil said. "I go out there and will make a heck of a play, then the next play, I will make a stupid freshman mistake and I have to cut those out."

It was those mistakes highlighted by the fumbled snaps that have drove McNeil crazy especially considering the fumbled exchanges occurred with his old roommate Jonathan Crompton.

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