The Huskies went through their first practice in full pads Saturday. "There's always the natural tendency when you go in full pads to lose just a little bit of the technique that you've been doing because the game now for some reason takes on a little bigger dimension," coach Tyrone Willingham said.
Defensive end Darrion Jones (head), linebacker Scott White (head) and linebacker Matt Houston (groin) suffered what were described as minor injuries.
Linebacker Dan Howell wore the honorary gold jersey for the fourth straight day. This time, Howell was honored for his play on special teams. Tight end Michael Gottlieb wore the offensive gold jersey, and no defensive jersey was awarded.
The tailback depth chart shows Kenny James first, Louis Rankin second and Shelton Sampson third.