WSSU 32, Carson-Newman 48 (Post Game Notes)

Aug. 27, 2004

WSSU 32, Carson-Newman 48
August 26th, 2004
Post Game Notes

Carson-Newman leads all-time series 3-1

Kermit Blount's career record is now 67-48-3

Ken Sparks' career record is now 235-54-2

Carson-Newman is now 105-19 versus NCAA Division II opponents since joining the NCAA in 1993

Carson-Newman is now 9-2-1 in season openers since 1993

The game versus the Rams marked the first time that the Eagles have given up a 100-yard rusher since Willie "Pedie" Byrd rushed for 136 yards on 21 carries in 2002 as Jed Bines tallied 169 yards and Martin Hicks tallied 108

The game versus the Rams marks the first time that Carson-Newman has given up two 100-yard rushers since the doing so to New Haven in 1993

The game versus the Rams marks the first time since 2001 that Carson-Newman has given up 150 yards or more to any one rusher

The Eagles scored on seven straight possessions after fumbling away the ball on their first drive

With 369 yards rushing, the Rams surpass last year's average per game by 162.4 yards (2003's average rushing per game was a CIAA-best 236.6 yards)

With 443 yards total offense, the Rams surpass 2003's average of 396.1 yards per game. That mark was second behind Shaw in 2003.

The Eagles return to action on September 4th, 2004 versus West Georgia in Rome, GA at 1:00 pm

The Rams return to action on September 4th, 2004 versus Ft. Valley State University in Winston-Salem, NC at 6:00 pm

Last season the Rams defeated Ft. Valley State in Macon, GA by the score of 27-21

The Rams lead the all-time series with the Wildcats (FVSU) by the mark of 3-0

FVSU is in action for the first time on Saturday, September 4th, 2004 at Morehouse