"It was his first start in a long time. It wasn't since his high school days that he had the opportunity to play in the flow of a game," Shafer said Tuesday. "He really hasn't played a lot of football in the last four years. I thought he did some good things early. Later,Asics Gel Kayano 23 Noir
, we put him in some difficult situations.
"We were in far too many third-and-long situations. We need to win on first down. But I did like his composure. He never really got flustered. He kept competing, and the communication was excellent on the sideline."