Saturday, October 15, 2016

Game Day Louisiana Tech-- October 15th, 2016


Well, the Foxborough forecast is sunny and highs near 60. Should be a perfect day for Band Day and the Minutemen.

Louisiana Tech is one of the top teams in the Group-of-Five leagues. The Bulldogs are fifth in the nation in passing offense at 365 yards/game. Louisiana Tech is 13th in total offense. They're 48th in rushing defense and that's where UMass could make the game competitive today. Run the ball and the clock and keep the Bulldogs high octane offense on the sidelines.

Last week the turning point came with the Minutemen trailing 16-23. The UMass defense got a stop and the Minutemen had good field position. Ford was sacked for an eight yard loss and UMass went three-and-out. Old Dominion scored on the next possession. UMass went three-and-out again and the game was effectively over. Hopefully, the UMass defense will be back to full strength minus Shane Huber.

I'll be there and cheering for UMass. Hope to see everyone at the last game at Gillette until 2018.

Go UMass!!!

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Mike Traini of "Fight Massachusetts" previews the Louisiana Tech game.

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Matty Vautour reports UMass is host high-flying Louisiana Tech.

Bulldog HC Skip Holtz plays up UMass.

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The News Star reports the Bulldogs plan to bring their own juice to an empty Gillette stadium.

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Underdog Dynasty says Louisiana Tech will light up the scoreboard.

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State College says Adam Breneman's comeback couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

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Athlon Sports says take the over when the Bulldogs and Minutemen meet.

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In Friday night games:

Tulane lost to Memphis.

BYU beat Mississippi State in a double overtime thriller.

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3 comments:

Auntie Tona said...

I'll be there. Love your blog.

Anonymous said...

LA TECH HAS no respect for UMass football team,read the articles,belittling team and fans.

vetteson said...

Another test against SW/CUSA/SB team. When UMass can beat these teams is when UMass emerges as legit and gains respect as a FBS team. Depth will continue to be the issue and UMass will see a lot of power running from La Tech in the 4th quarter.