Greensboro College Football Weekly Preview

Posted by Press Release on October 1, 2012 at 8:41 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro (3-1 Overall, 1-0 USA South)
Maryville (1-3 Overall, 0-1 USA South)

Saturday, October 6 — 1:00 p.m.
Greensboro, NC
Jamieson Stadium (natural grass)

Greensboro Pride
Head Coach: Bill Young (3-1 overall, 1st season; 3-1 at Greensboro, 1st season)
Formations: Offense: Multiple; Defense: 3-5
Stat Leaders:
Rushing: Eddie West (61 for 205, 1 TD)
Passing: Ryan Throndset (84-139-8 for 1,116 yds, 9 TD)
Receptions: Dexter Russell Jr. (27 for 382 yds, 2 TD)
Tackles: Travis Welch (28 TT)

2012 Schedule/Results
9/1 at Guilford W 14-13
9/8 at Bridgewater (VA) L 7-33
9/29 at Methodist* W 34-33
10/13 AVERETT* (HC) 1 PM
10/20 at NC Wesleyan* 1 PM
10/27 FERRUM* 1 PM
11/3 at Christopher Newport* 7 PM
11/10 LAGRANGE* 1 PM

Maryville Scots
Head Coach: Mike Rader (1-3 overall, 1st season; 1-3 at Maryville, 1st season)
Formations: Offense: Multiple; Defense: Multiple
Stat Leaders:
Rushing: Travis Felder (45 for 241 yds, 3 TD)
Passing: Eric Sisson (34-68-2, 354 yds, 3 TD)
Receptions: Blake Williams (22 for 227 yds, 3 TD)
Tackles: Dylan Wolfenbarger (57 TT)

2012 Schedule/Results
9/1 at Hungtingdon L 33-49
9/8 EMORY & HENRY L 8-21
9/15 SEWANEE W 24-17
10/6 at Greensboro* 1 PM
10/13 at Methodist* 1 PM
10/20 LAGRANGE* 2 PM
10/27 at Averett* 1 PM
11/3 NC WESLEYAN* 1:30 PM
11/10 at Ferrum* 1 PM

The Series: Maryville leads 5-2

Last Season’s Meeting: The Pride football team jumped out to early leads of 7-0 and 13-7 at Maryville but were unable to pick up its first win of the year in a 42-20 setback. Greensboro finished the game with 236 yards of total offense, with 200 coming through the air and 36 coming on the ground. The Scots, meanwhile, racked up 535 yards of offense, with the bulk of it coming through the air. The Pride accumulated 15 first downs for the game on offense and forced an interception and a fumble on defense. Quarterback Ryan Throndset connected on 21 of his 36 passing attempts for 200 yards. Warren Scott Jr. added 11 carries for 32 yards on the ground and a score. Dexter Russell Jr. was the top receiving target again with six receptions for 90 yards. Scott also added five catches for 43 yards out of the backfield. Defensively, Allen Stallings tallied another double digit tackle performance with 16 stops and three tackles for loss. Julian Cinotti chipped in with 12 tackles and a half tackle for loss in addition to his interception return.

Game Notes: Greensboro is 3-1 on the season for the first time since 2003…The last time The Pride started 1-0 in USA South play was in 2006, beating Maryville at home 39-36 in overtime…Greensboro quarterback Ryan Throndset broke single game school records against Methodist for passing yards (398) and passing touchdowns (5)…Throndset leads the USA South in passing yards per game with 279.0 and touchdowns with nine…Pride wide receiver Antwan Thorpe is first in the conference in receiving yards per game with 110.8 and is second in receiving touchdowns with four…Fellow Greensboro wide receiver Dexter Russell Jr. is third in the conference in receiving yards per game with 95.5 and fifth in touchdowns with two…Pride linebacker Travis Welch ranks second in the USA South in tackles per game with 9.5…Greensboro defensive ends William Thomas (3) and James McClease (2) are ranked second and third in the conference in sacks…The Pride offense leads the USA South in yards per game (381.5) and passing yards per game (281.0), and ranks second in time of possession with 34:00…The Greensboro defense tops the conference in points per game (23.0), yards per game (304.0), fumble recoveries (7) and sacks (9)…The Pride are the second least penalized team in the USA South with 25 total penalties for 201 yards…Maryville wide receiver Blake Williams is third in the conference in receiving touchdowns with three…Scots running back Travis Felder is third in the conference in rushing yards per game (80.3) and rushing touchdowns (3)…Maryville defensive end Jamie Owen ranks second in the USA South in tackles with 11.3…The Scots offense is third in the conference in points per game (24.0), total yards per game (342.0), and rushing yards per game (184.2)…Maryville has the top passing defense in the USA South, allowing 127.2 yards per game…The Scots defense is third in total yards allowed at 342.0…

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