Senior South Prevails on Final Play

The 2008 Under Armour Senior Bowl ended with a bang. Tennessee QB Eric Ainge led the South on an 86 yard-march. He landed yards from the end zone, fourth-down, only a few seconds left on the clock. Then long-time Florida rival, receiver Andre Caldwell, helped seal the deal with a short run into the right side of the endzone. One extra point later with no time left on the clock and the South beat the North, 17-16.

Michigan QB Chad Henne won the North’s offensive MVP, leading the North squad with a pair of TDs. John David Booty had a solid 6-12 for 72 yards, before he was intercepted by UTEP’s Quintin Demps in the end zone. Trojan tailback Chauncey Washington led the North’s running backs with 38 yards on five carries.

Sedrick Ellis was the big-man, defensive MVP on the north. As reported by Ed Thompson of Scout:

While the turnover stopped a drive, the resulting field position ended up costing the South squad when USC defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis blew into the backfield to tackle Woodson for a safety. A combination of indecisiveness and the site of Ellis seemed to paralyze Woodson long enough to put his team behind by a count of 9-7. Ellis had a sack, a tackle for a loss and a fumble recovery on the day and earned Defensive MVP honors for the North…

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0 thoughts on “Senior South Prevails on Final Play

  1. Cat…a source that was at the Senior Bowl said Davis really set himself apart from the other TEs during practice. But injured himself late in the week. Ankle sprain. Decided not to play, so he could rest and prep for the draft.

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