Friday, October 26, 2012

Marshall Football: A look behind enemy lines, UCF

Marshall hits the turf of Joan C. Edwards Stadium tomorrow for an 8pm kickoff against UCF. The game will be broadcast by the CBS Sports Network. Lets take a look at the Knight's before Saturday's match-up.

Record: 5-2, 3-0

FBS Rankings
Passing Yards: 60th (231.4 per game)
Rushing Yards: 55th (169.3 per game)
Points For: 41st (33.4 per game)
Points Against: 37th (22 per game)

Players to Watch on Offense
Leading Passer: Blake Bortles (144-217, 1,598 yards, 12 TD, 5 INT)
Starting Running Back: Latavius Murray (57 carries, 382 yards, 5 TD) 
Leading Receiver: J.J. Worton (30 receptions, 419 yards, 2 TD)

Player to Watch on Defense
Victor Gray, Defensive Tackle: A preseason, all C-USA selection, Victor Gray leads UCF with 6.5 tackles for loss. Gray has also recorded a half sack and 22 total tackles.

In the Press

The Charleston Gazette

Uptempo Herd will test UCF defense

Central Florida offense not all about the run

UCF giving up lots of ground yardage

Herd futility vs. UCF goes way back

Herd must contend with UCF defense

The Charleston Daily Mail

Marshall football: Herd on the edge for Knights

Marshall football: Knights tasked with slowing Herd

Marshall football: O'Leary, UCF like to stay grounded

Numberosity - UCF Week

The Herald Dispatch

Skid to UCF has seen it all

Grant Traylor: O'Leary will send Knight's running at Herd

Chuck Landon: Beat UCF, and Herd gets in line for success

Grant Traylor: UCF defense creates offensive opportunities

Strength vs. strength

C-USA's best to collide 

Grant Traylor: No lost lost between UCF and Marshall

Chuck Landon: Central Florida "golden" no more

The WV Metro News

UCF Hopes Ball Control Can Win

The Orlando Sentinel

UCF prepares to contain Marshall prolific passer Rakeem Cato

UCF leans on Bortles, Murray to help offense develop more consistency 

UCF's rushing attack thrives thanks to healthy offensive line

UCF morning roundup: Notes, links, and quotes previewing UCF at Marshall

UCF coach George O'Leary said team must sustain drives against Marshall with balanced offense

UCF Breakdown: Key match-ups and comparisons vs. Marshall

Despite high-flying offense Marshall's defense has struggled

UCF-Marshall: What's the word before this weekends rivalry showdown?

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