LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The South Carolina State Bulldogs return to action Saturday (Sept. 18th), when they take on host the Aggies of New Mexico State in a non-conference matchup at Aggie Memorial Stadium. Kick-off is 6 p.m. (MT) and 8 p.m. (EST).
THE SERIES: This will be the first meeting between the two teams in school history.
MEDIA COVERAGE: TV: FloFootball
RADIO: SC State Bulldog Football Radio Network with play-by-play announcer Ernest Robinson and analyst William “Bill” Hamilton
Orangeburg: 92.9 FM / 1580 AM (ESPN Orangeburg)
Columbia: 105.1 FM
Camden: 99.5 FM / 1130 AM
Florence: 98.7 FM
Florence/Sumter/Myrtle Beach: 1080 AM
Graduate defensive back Decobie Durant was named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week.
*Despite the loss, the Bulldogs put together a solid effort with the offensive line playing lights out not giving up a sack on the day. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. finished 10-of-24-1 for 132-yards.
*Senior Will Vereen proven to be Fields, Jr. favorite target on the day finished with four (4) catches for 96-yards. Redshirt freshman running back Kendrell Flowers provided a steady effort on the ground with 11 carries for 53-yards.
*Freshman kicker Dyson Roberts led the special teams with 11 punts for 449-yards with an average of 40.8 yards per punt and a long of 55-yards, three inside the 20 and two touchbacks. Dyson also provided the Bulldogs only score of the day connecting on a 27-yard field goal.
*BJ Davis led the charge on defense with seven tackles, while Jalen Barr, Jaylen Evans, and Aaron Smith all posted five tackles, respectively.
*All-American defensive back Decobie Durant was the spark on defense with two (2) interceptions against a high-powered Tiger offense. Durant also added three tackles and two pass breakups in the loss.Redshirt sophomore quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. finished 14-of-28-2 for 213-yards and a touchdown. Fields added nine (9) rushes for 89-yards and a score in the loss.
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