Scenes from a Practice: Senior Bowl Day One, South Team

FAIRHOPE, Ala. – Images from one of the two first practices of Senior Bowl 2012 week, an afternoon session for the South team at Fairhope Municipal Stadium. Former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan, now in the same position with the Washington Redskins, directed the practice.

Wet field

Mid-day storms left the field waterlogged, as Arkansas linebacker Jake Bequette learned.

Pants grab

Georgia DB Brandon Boykin tries the defensive tactic of last resort -- the garb grab -- as North Carolina WR Dwight Jones races past him.

Brandon Weeden

Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden.

Nick Foles

Arizona QB Nick Foles.


Alabama's DeQuan Menzie flies atop Louisiana-Lafayette TE Ladarius Green, jarring loose the football.

Joe Adams

Arkansas' speedy WR, Joe Adams, got past Vanderbilt CB Casey Hayward on this play, but couldn't track down the pass.

Hand to hand combat

Hand to hand combat: Bequette and LSU TE DeAngelo Peterson.

Pass defensed

Louisiana-Lafayette CB Bill Bentley arrives in time to keep Houston's Patrick Edwards from a reception.

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About Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason has covered the NFL since 1999, when he worked as an editor on when the site was managed by He worked six seasons (2002-07) covering the Broncos on their official website and two (2008-09) on the Panthers' site. He began in 2010 and now contributes to, The Sporting News and The New York Times.

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