October 12, 2007

Nix remains high on Pitt, DeCicco next?

It's known as the Big Seven Brawl, and in the 2007 matchup between Trinity and Thomas Jefferson, nearly half a dozen Division I prospects played in front of a national TV audience. Thomas Jefferson staged a second half revival, defeating the Hillers 35-14.

Things started slow for Thomas Jefferson in the first half. Seniors Arthur James and Orlando Torres have handled the load for the ground game this season in the absence of injured starter Brian Baldridge, and did so tonight. Torres fumbled on the Jaguars first play of the game, but on its second series, Thomas Jefferson employed a no-huddle offense. They marched down the field, 71 yards in six plays, highlighted by a 24-yard reception by tight end Brock DeCicco.

"We've been practicing the no huddle, but this is the first time we used it this year," DeCicco said. "After that first half, we didn't play that good. Our offensive line played good, and we ran it right down their throats."

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