Grambling and Bethune-Cookman hope that all of their preparation has netted them a solid plan of attack for Saturday afternoon’s matchup at Eddie Robinson Stadium. These teams are battling to recover from recent losses. Grambling lost to Alabama A&M, while Bethune-Cookman was defeated 18-28 by Southern.
Grambling (3-4 Overall, 2-2 in SWAC)
The Tigers come into this contest with a 3-4 record on the season. They are scoring an average of 31.0 points per contest, with a total of 28 touchdowns on the year. The Tigers’ defense is conceding an average of 414 yards and 34.6 points per game.
Quarterback Myles Crawley will be leading Grambling in this one. Crawley has averaged 228.0 pass yards per game with season totals of 12 touchdowns and five interceptions.
Grambling’s offense is constantly looking to get their star receiver involved. Antonio Jones has been on the receiving end of 30% of the team’s passing yardage this season.
Grambling went 4-8 in 2022. They are 2-1 at home so far this year, averaging 39.0 points per game in those games. Grambling has lost three straight matchups against Bethune-Cookman since Sep 12, 2015.
Bethune-Cookman (1-6 Overall, 0-4 in SWAC)
The Wildcats’ record sits at 1-6 on the season coming into this game. They are averaging 18.7 points per contest, while accumulating a total of 17 touchdowns so far this year. Their defense allows an average of 400 yards and 30.4 points per game.
Keep your eyes on Omari Stewart downfield. Stewart showed out in Bethune-Cookman’s last game, collecting six receptions for 62 yards and one touchdown in the team’s loss.
Bethune-Cookman’s ground game is unique, with 33% of their rush attempts coming from the QB position.
The Wildcats’ record sits at 0-3 for their last three games, averaging 21.0 points per game over that span. They are 0-4 on the road so far this year, averaging 12.8 points per game in those games. Bethune-Cookman is looking for their first SWAC win this year, as they’re currently 0-4 in conference games this season.