How did this happen?
Published: Monday, 10 October 2011 09:58
We noticed a truly amazing stat from this weekend's game between Bethune-Cookman and North Carolina A&T.
First, a little insight. Bethune-Cookman has a good offense. This season, they put up 63 on Prairie View, 18 against South Carolina State, 35 vs. Hampton and last week they lost to Miami (yes, the U) 45-14. However, in that game vs. Miami they rushed for 219 yards.
Now a little on NC A&T...they have allowed 7 to Lynchburg, 58 to Appalachian State, 31 to Coastal Carolina and 3 to Morgan State.
Going into the game, Bethune-Cookman was averaging nearly 200 yards per game on the ground. NC A&T was allowing an average of nearly 100 yards on the ground.
So, what happened this game? One week after rushing for 219 against Miami's defense, Bethune-Cookman was able to manage just 5 yards on the ground on 25 carries. 5 on 25 carries. They lost 22-3. Proof that every game is different.