Lincoln holds first scrimmage

Lincoln tailback Donald Malone follows his blockers after taking the handoff from quarterback Percy Turner during Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage.

Lincoln tailback Donald Malone follows his blockers after taking the handoff from quarterback Percy Turner during Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage. Photo by Kris Wilson.

It’s all about how you look at things. The Lincoln Blue Tiger offense turned the ball over five times in the team’s first intrasquad scrimmage Saturday morning at the campus practice field. It also scored two touchdowns.

The Lincoln defense intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles, yet it let the No. 3 quarterback orchestrate the only scores of the 64-play scrimmage.

After it was all said and done, the Blue Tigers were left with plenty of positives and negatives as they prepare to embark on their second season of Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association play.

“Offensively, we moved the ball but turned the ball over a couple times,” Lincoln coach Mike Jones said. “Defensively, we’ve got to get a little more stout, but I thought we did a good job getting turnovers. ....

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