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Red Wolves Monday Morning Wrap

Last Toledo thoughts, Sun Belt Results, & a look ahead to Auburn

NCAA Football: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl-Arkansas State vs Louisiana Tech Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Quotes from the Coach Anderson:

  • On the remaining schedule”...it gets worse from here.”
  • On why OC Buster Faulkner pulled Justice Hansen after just one series “Whether he felt like he was a little rattled , I don't know. You’d have to ask Buster.”
  • On the team’s chemistry being off “We’re going to keep searching until we find the right mixture.”

Last things from the stat sheet:

  • Cam Echols-Luper had a 68 yard punt in the first quarter and an 8 yard shank in the 2nd qtr.
  • stAte finished with no turnovers and +2 on the night.
  • Sophomore Nickel Back Justin Clifton led the defense with 9.5 tackles

Around the Belt On Saturday

  • South Alabama 21 Miss. St. 20—Jags were picked 7th in the preseason Sun Belt poll.
  • Boise St. 45 Louisiana Lafayette 10—Cajuns fire DC Melvin Smith in aftermath of loss.
  • Texas St. 56 Ohio 54--Bobcats of Texas give up 630 yards in 3 OT win.
  • Troy 57 Austin Peay 17 —Jordan Chunn runs for 161 and Trojans have 153 yards in penalties.
  • Georgia Southern 54 Savannah St. 0—QB Upshaw runs and throws for 4 TDs.
  • La. -Monroe 38 Southern 21—Garrett Smith runs for 150 YDS on just 14 carries.
  • UTEP 38 New Mexico St. 22—UTEP RB Aaron Jones runs over Aggies for 249 YDS.

Looking ahead to Auburn

Auburn nearly upset #2 Clemson but a hail mary pass was knocked away in the end zone. The SEC Tigers used 3 different QBs to go 15-30, 175 YDS, 3 INTs, and 0TDs.

The Auburn defense held Clemson to 6-17 on 3rd down conversions and found ways to contain talented QB Deshaun Watson most of the night while giving up 399 of yards of offense.