Football looses to Wofford and prepares for Furman

Photo by Juliette StanleyBy CHARLIE HOWARD

The bulldogs lost by one fourth quarter score after battling back from a 10-0 shortfall. . The Bulldogs fell to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in conference play.

“It’s always a tough game when we play these guys; it’s always a four quarter deal, and at the end of the day they made more plays than we did. We fell short, we are disappointed with that, and we will go back to work tomorrow,” Assistant Coach and Defensive Coordinator Bill D’Ottavio said.

Samford had the lead in beginning of the fourth quarter but Wofford scored with four minutes and 34 seconds left. Despite driving the Terriers to their 24-yard line, the Bulldogs could not get another score. Samford totaled 354 yards of offense, compared to Wofford’s 264.

Quarterback redshirt junior and communication studies major Michael Eubank completed 32 of 43 passes for a career-high 305 yards, one interception and one rushing touchdown. Wofford quarterback, Lorenzo Long, rushed 20 times for 128 yards.

Samford goes on the road against a very talented Furman team. Furman is 2-5 overall and 1-1 in conference play. Furman lost big on the road against the University of South Carolina Gamecocks 41-10.

The Bulldogs are looking for revenge against Furman. The Paladins gave the Bulldogs their second SoCon loss last year, holding the bulldogs from gaining the chance to be solo conference champions, as opposed to being Conference Co-Champions with Furman and Chattanooga.

The game in Greenville this Saturday begins at 12:30 p.m. and can be seen on ESPN 3 or listened to on Birmingham radio station 99.5

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