2008 Savannah State Tigers football team

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2008 Savannah State Tigers football
Conference Independent
2008 record 5–7
Head coach Robby Wells (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Eddie Johnson (1st season)
Offensive scheme Smashmouth offense
Defensive coordinator Julius Dixon (3rd season)
Base defense 4-4
Home stadium Ted Wright Stadium
Seasons
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2009 →

The 2008 Savannah State Tigers football team competed in college football on behalf of the Savannah State University. The Tigers competed an independent as the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision level. This was the first season under the guidance of head coach Robby Wells.[1]

The Tigers entered the 2008 season seeking its first winning season since joining Division I-AA in 2000, but compiled a 5–7 record. The season did mark the most wins since 1999, when the Tigers finished with a 5–6 as a member of the NCAA Division II.[2] The Tigers last winning season was in 1998.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 p.m. Jacksonville* Memorial StadiumSavannah, GA L 7–20   4,441
September 6 12:00 p.m. Livingstone College* Ted Wright Stadium • Savannah, GA (Joe Turner Classic) W 45–10   2,157
September 13 6:00 p.m. at Winston-Salem State* Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, NC W 16–13   5,112
September 20 4:00 p.m. Bethune-Cookman* Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL L 9–34   4,131
September 27 6:45 p.m. vs. Howard* Traz-Powell StadiumMiami, FL (Miami Classic) L 21–49   3,926
October 4 1:30 p.m. at Clark Atlanta* Panther StadiumAtlanta, GA W 17–14   17,893
October 11 2:00 p.m. Charleston Southern* Memorial Stadium • Savannah, GA L 20–29   3,457
October 18 1:00 p.m. at Mississippi Valley State* Rice-Totten FieldItta Bena, MS L 20–22   3,457
November 1 2:00 p.m. Concordia*dagger Ted Wright Stadium • Savannah, GA W 23–7   9,217
November 8 5:00 p.m. vs. Edward Waters* Chris Gilman Stadium • Kingsland, GA (Ralph Bunch Classic) L 21–26   3,117
November 15 1:00 p.m. at Webber International* Legion Field • Babson Park, FL W 24–7   1,065
November 22 1:00 p.m. at North Carolina Central* O'Kelly-Riddick StadiumDurham, NC L 7–10   4,027
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

Roster[edit]

2008 Savannah State Tigers by position [3]
Quarterbacks
  • 3 JaCorey Kilcrease – Junior
  • 10 Kurvin Curry – Freshman
  • 13 Malik Allah – Freshman
  • 14 A.J. Defilippis – Freshman
  • 18 Daniel Wilson – Freshman
  • 87 Brandon Webster – Sophomore
Running Backs
  • 20 Justin Babb – Sophomore
  • 21 Sean Evans – Sophomore
  • 23 Timothy Jackson – Freshman
  • 32 Rashard Russell – Freshman
  • 33 Alex Miller – Freshman
  • 39 Ray Short – Freshman
  • 40 Quincy Watie – Junior
Wide Receivers
  • 4 Deron Talley – Freshman
  • 5 Chris Bush – Freshman
  • 6 Byron Leggett – Sophomore
  • 7 Bernard Coleman – Senior
  • 9 Deleon Hollinger – Junior
  • 11 Isaiah Osborne – Senior
  • 17 Tyron Kirkland – Senior
  • 19 Javares Taylor – Junior
  • 80 B.J. Longley – Freshman
  • 81 Armond Denson – Sophomore
  • 84 Alakan Thomas – Freshman
Tight Ends
  • 46 Howard Boone – Junior
  • 82 Willie Nelson – Undesignated
  • 83 Travis Stephens – Freshman
  • 85 Tanner Fetui – Junior
  • 86 Brandon Emerson – Senior
 
Fullbacks
  • 31 Daniel Studdard – Senior
  • 34 Antonio Lenton – Freshman
Offensive Line
  • 59 Derrick Dorsey – Junior
  • 62 Jared Brunson – Freshman
  • 66 Rashad Jackson – Senior
  • 67 Josh Butler – Freshman
  • 68 Thelmore Jackson – Freshman
  • 70 Demetrius Edwards – Sophomore
  • 71 Lenworth McKenzie – Freshman
  • 73 McKeaver Edwards – Freshman
  • 75 Michael Brewster – Freshman
  • 76 Dan Johnson – Sophomore
  • 77 Donnell Collins – Freshman
  • 79 Craig Eckwood – Freshman
Defensive Line
  • 50 LaDarien Redfield – Sophomore
  • 56 Jalvin Lovett – Sophomore
  • 57 Johnny Howard – Freshman
  • 90 Travis Alston – Freshman
  • 91 Chris Reed – Junior
  • 93 Brandon Miller – Junior
  • 94 Todd Bowden – Freshman
  • 95 Kijuanos Kelly – Freshman
  • 96 Juvaro Goodman – Freshman
  • 97 Tametric Hunt – Freshman
  • 98 Roland Jackson – Senior
 
Linebackers
  • 12 Frank Usher – Senior
  • 26 Antwan Allen – Junior
  • 35 Sadrak JeanBaptiste – Freshman
  • 43 Jeffrey Robertson – Sophomore
  • 45 Stanley Poole – Freshman
  • 47 Jordan Monico – Freshman
  • 48 Keon Hayward – Freshman
  • 49 Michael Kuku – Freshman
  • 51 Calvin Leonard – Senior
  • 52 Edwin Stevenson – Freshman
  • 53 Willie Hall – Junior
  • 54 J. Vince Cochran – Sophomore
  • 55 Xavier Lewis – Freshman
  • 58 Jarvis Thomas – Freshman
Defensive Backs
  • 1 Marcus Darrisaw – Senior
  • 8 Javorris Jackson – Senior
  • 15 Chris Herans – Senior
  • 22 Richie Rucker – Freshman
  • 24 Jamar Graham – Sophomore
  • 25 Edward Ndem – Freshman
  • 27 Mathew Smith – Freshman
  • 28 Jevontae Jefferson – Freshman
  • 29 Patrick Brown – Freshman
  • 30 Chris Asbury – Freshman
  • 37 Darren Hunter – Sophomore
  • 38 Brent McCall – Freshman
  • 41 Emory Williams – Junior
  • 42 Patrick Thomas – Freshman
  • 44 Justin Moore – Freshman
Kickers / Punters
  • 16 Luis Justiniano – Sophomore
  • 89 Jalani Landburg – Freshman
  • 99 Derek Williams – Freshman

Game summaries[edit]

Jacksonville University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Jacksonville University 0 0 17 3 20
Savannah State 0 0 0 7 7

Savannah State lost its season opener against Jacksonville, 20–7. The Tigers put up 226 yards of total offense. QB JaCorey Kilcrease was 4–18 with an interception and 28 yards passing. QB Kurvin Curry, who took over in the second half, was 6–9 for 73 yards and tossed a touchdown to Tyron Kirkland. Senior free safety Javorris Jackson made a game-high 10 tackles and intercepted a pass in the second quarter. Senior cornerback Marcus Darrisaw and sophomore linebacker Vince Cochran each recovered fumbles. Junior linebacker Willie Hall forced a fumble.

Eleven SSU players were declared ineligible to play because of NCAA Clearinghouse issues. Calvin Leonard and Frank Usher were both injured during the game. Leonard was the starter at middle linebacker while Leonard was the starter at weakside linebacker.

Livingstone College[edit]

Joe Turner Classic
1 2 3 4 Total
Livingstone College 0 0 10 0 10
Savannah State 13 29 0 3 45

Savannah State defeated Livingstone College 45–10, giving the team their first win of the season and ending a 9-game losing streak dating back to last season. The win was the first for first year Head Coach Robbie Wells.

Savannah State had 29 first downs and 485 yards of total offense. The Tigers had 217 yards passing and 268 rushing. QB Kurvin Curry had a total of 326 yards with four touchdowns and was 10–23 passing for 217 yards and 2 touchdowns. He rushed for 109 yards and two scores. The Tigers first drive resulted in a 33-yard touchdown run by Curry. Justin Babb caught 3 passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 71 yards.

Jeff Robertson had 9 total tackles including a sack. Malik Allah recorded a sack and freshman Rashard Russell blocked a Livingstone punt and returned it for a touchdown in the 1st quarter.

Wide receiver Deleon Hollinger was reinstated prior to the game after being suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules during the Tigers' season-opening loss. Hollinger was SSU's leading receiver during the 2007 season. Antonio Lenton, Quincy Watie, Thelmore Jackson, Keon Hayward, Patrick Thomas and Javares Taylor were cleared by the NCAA Clearinghouse to play in the game after missing the season opener.

Winston-Salem State University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 0 6 10 0 16
Winston-Salem 0 7 6 0 13

Kurvin Curry threw for 154 yards and passed for two touchdowns to help Savannah State beat Winston-Salem State University. The victory was SSU's first over a NCAA Football Championship Subdivision team and first road win since 2004.

Bethune-Cookman University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 0 3 0 6 9
Bethune-Cookman 7 7 13 7 34

Bethune-Cookman University ended the Tiger's two-game winning streak with a 34–9 victory. B-CU limited the Tigers to 43 yards rushing (24 carries) and 210 total yards on office. The Tigers scored just three points despite four trips to the red zone. SSU scored their only touchdown on a fumble recovery returned for a 33-yard touchdown by Willie Hall in the fourth quarter. QB Kurvin Curry completed 11 of his 22 passes for 167 yards and had one interception. Bethune-Cookman has won nine straight against the Tigers.

Howard University[edit]

Miami Classic
1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 7 14 0 0 21
Howard 12 17 14 6 49

Kurvin Curry threw for 126 yards (11-of-28 with a touchdown and an interception) and ran for 77 yards as the Tigers were defeated by Howard University in the 2008 Miami Classic.

Clark Atlanta University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 0 8 6 3 17
Clark Atlanta 3 8 3 0 14

Derek Williams made three field goals as Savannah State defeated Division II Clark Atlanta University, 17–14. QB Kurvin Curry threw for 220 yards and a 33-yard touchdown in the second quarter. He also ran for 81 yards as the Tigers improved to 3–3 on the season. Deleon Hollinger caught seven passes for 132 yards. Senior free safety Javorris Jackson made an interception and blocked a field goal attempt by Clark Atlanta in the fourth quarter.

The Tigers overcame an 11–0 lead by the Panthers to tie the game at 11–11 in the third quarter. Clark Atlanta regained a three points lead in the third quarter, but Williams made two field goals in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for the Tigers.

Charleston Southern University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Charleston Southern 6 20 0 3 29
Savannah State 7 7 0 6 20

Charleston Southern University committed five turnovers, but held off the Tigers for a 29–20 victory. SSU QB Kurvin Curry ran to CSU's 11-yard line in the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball with 1 minute, 56 seconds remaining.

SSU kept the game close at several points. SSU running back Justin Babb, on second-and-goal from the CSU 1-yard line, was tackled for a 2-yard loss as time expired in the first half. That gave the Buccaneers a 26–14 halftime lead. Curry threw a touchdown pass to Deleon Hollinger with 13 minutes, 14 seconds to play and cut the score to 26–20, but kicker Luis Justiniano's missed extra point.

Curry was 17-of-29 passing (181 yards, 3 touchdowns, 2 interceptions and 2 sacks) and ran for 35 of SSU's 71 yards. Curry also threw a 15-yard touchdown to Isaiah Osborne in the first quarter. Hollinger had eight catches for 122 yards and 2 touchdowns.

The SSU defense intercepted three passes, the most since the Tigers intercepted three passes against South Carolina State University on Sept. 20, 2003. Sophomore cornerback Jamar Graham intercepted two of the three while cornerback Marcus Darrisaw and defensive end LaDarien Redfield each forced fumbles that were recovered by Redfield and defensive back Chris Asbury. Senior linebacker Calvin Leonard and junior linebacker Antwan Allen made 11 tackles each for the game high.

CSU moved to 3–3 on the season and improved to 5–0 all time against SSU . The Tigers fell to 3–4 as they lost their first game at home this season.

Mississippi Valley State University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 3 10 0 7 20
Mississippi Valley 9 0 0 13 22

Mississippi Valley State University's QB Paul Roberts threw a game-winning touchdown (one of three) with five seconds left in the game as the Delta Devils came from behind to beat Savannah State 22–20 and salvage their homecoming celebration.

The Delta Devils held a 9–3 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Tigers went back on top, 13–9, at halftime. The Tigers took a 20–16 lead with 36 seconds to play in the fourth quarter before Mississippi Valley State scored the final touchdown for the victory.

SSU QB Kurvin Curry passed for 173 yards and one touchdown. He rushed for 79 yards.

The Delta Devils moved to 2–4 on the season while the Tigers fell to 3–5.

Concordia College[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Concordia 0 0 7 0 7
Savannah State 3 3 0 17 23

A 2008 Homecoming crowd of 9,217 at T.A. Wright Stadium watched as the Tigers overcame a 7–6 lead by Concordia College and a second quarter injury by starting quarterback Kurvin Curry for a 23–7 victory. This marked the first Homecoming game win for the Tigers since 2004 as SSU improved to 4–5 on the season.

Junior QB JaCorey Kilcrease, last season's starting quarterback, replaced Curry in the game, engineering four scoring drives, including 17 points in the fourth quarter. He completed 9-of-11 passes for 58 yards with no interceptions. The Tigers' offense committed no turnovers while the Tigers' defense intercepted three passes. Running back Justin Babb ran for 164 yards on 19 carries and freshman kicker Derek Williams made field goals of 27, 26 and 24 yards, and kicked two extra points.

Edward Waters College[edit]

Ralph Bunch Classic
1 2 3 4 Total
Edward Waters 0 14 0 12 26
Savannah State 14 7 0 0 21

Edward Waters College quarterback Kamau Leitner threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Jonathan Johnson over SSU's senior free safety Javorris Jackson, who slipped on the play, with 28 seconds left as the Tigers beat SSU, 26–21, before a crowd of 3,117 at Gilman Stadium in Kingsland, Georgia.

Edward Waters improved to 3–7 and won its second in a row versus SSU (Edward Waters spoiled SSU's Homecoming, 24–7 in 2007). SSU fell to 4–6 with two games remaining in the season.

Junior QB JaCorey Kilcrease completed 13-of-24 passes (131 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions) and freshman running back Rashard Russell ran for 106 yards on 14 carries. SSU played without its regular starting quarterback, Kurvin Curry (separated his right shoulder), left tackle Rashad Jackson (illness), and wide receiver Deleon Hollinger (suspended).

Webber International University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 7 7 0 10 24
Webber International 0 0 7 0 7

The Tigers built a 14–0 halftime lead en route to a 24–7 victory over Webber International University. Freshman QB Kurvin Curry returned after injury and completed 10 of 22 passes for 194 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. The Warriors fell to 3–8 on the season while the Tigers improved to 5–6.

North Carolina Central University[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 0 0 7 0 7
NC Central 3 7 0 0 10

The Tigers' effort to achieve its first non-losing season since 1998 fell short as the Tigers lost to

North Carolina Central, 10–7. In its first season under coach Robby Wells the team finished 5–7. The teams' last winning season was 1998 when they finished 7–4 as a member of the NCAA's Division II. The Tigers have failed to produce a winning season since joining the Football Championship Subdivision in 2002. Quarterback Kurvin Curry passed for 99 yards (8 of 18) and had one interception.[4]

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Freshman quarterback Kurvin Curry named Offensive Independent Player of the Week (September 16–22, 2008) by Black College Sports Page.[5]
  • Senior free safety Javorris Jackson was selected to play in the eighth annual East Coast Bowl in Petersburg, Virginia.[6] Jackson intercepted a pass as the South shutout the North, 27–0.[7]
  • Deleon Hollinger was selected as the Coca-Cola Golden Helmet Offensive Player of the Year, Derek Williams was selected as the Special Teams Player of the Year, and Darren Hunter was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year for the 2008 football season.[8]

Records[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Current as of November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16) – All Games

Team[edit]

Team Opp
Scoring  223  231
  Points per Game  20.3  21.0
First Downs  190  188
  Rushing  99  93
  Passing  68  81
  Penalty  23  14
Total Offense  3648  3493
  Avg per Play  5.2  5.0
  Avg per Game  331.6  317.5
Fumbles-Lost  23–8  23–12
Penalties-Yards  111-930  88–766
  Avg per Game  84.5  69.6
Team Opp
Punts-Yards  55-1957  44-1551
  Avg per Punt  35.6  35.2
Time of Possession/Game  29.58  29.47
3rd Down Conversions  51 of 153 (33%)  47 of 135 (35%)
4th Down Conversions  8 of 15 (53%)  9 of 20 (45%)
Touchdowns Scored  27  30
Field Goals-Attempts-Long  12–19  10–15
PAT-Attempts  21–23 (91%)  17–23 (74%)
Attendance  19,272  34,855
  Games / Avg per Game  4 / 4,818  5 / 6,971

Scores by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Savannah State 54 94 6 69 223
Opponents 37 73 77 44 231

Individual Offense[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Name GP-GS Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
 Asbury, Chris  9–6  2  3  0  3  1.5  0  3  0.3
 Babb, Justin  11–7  129  644  23  621  4.8  0  41  56.5
 Bush, Chris  11–7  13  86  9  77  -5.9  0  24  7.0
 Collins, Donnell  1  1  0  16  -16  -16.0  0  0  -16.0
 Curry, Kurvin  10–5  128  613  191  422  3.3  3  33  42.2
 Denson, Armond  10–2  2  12  0  12  6.0  0  9  1.2
 Hollinger, Deleon  9–5  1  5  0  5  5.0  0  5  0.6
 Jackson, Timothy  5–0  26  91  16  75  2.9  0  17  15.0
 Johnson, Dan  4–4  1  0  8  -8  -8.0  0  0  -2.0
 Kilcrease, JaCorey  6–1  20  59  28  31  1.5  0  14  5.2
 Lenton, Antonio  9–0  20  81  5  76  3.8  0  16  8.4
 Russell, Rashard  9–0  65  385  2  383  5.9  3  45  42.6
 Studdard, Daniel  5–0  20  115  0  115  5.8  4  38  23.0
 Talley, Deron  9–6  2  3  0  3  1.5  0  3  0.3
 TEAM  4–0  2  0  3  -3  -1.5  0  0  -0.8
 Webster, Brandon  1  1  0  18  -18  -18.0  0  0  -18.0
 Williams, Derek  3  1  9  0  9  9.0  0  9  3.0
Total  11  433  2,103  319  1,784  4.1  10  45  162.2
Opponents  11  413  2,061  323  1,738  4.2  20  43  158.0

Passing[edit]

Name GP-GS Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G
 Curry, Kurvin  10–5  127.89  117–215–6  54.4  1,552  12  79  155.2
 Defilippis, A.J.  4–0  436.00  1–1–0  100.0  40  0  40  10.0
 Hollinger, Deleon  9–5  440.67  2–3–0  66.7  55  2  30  6.1
 Kilcrease, JaCorey  6–1  78.35  26–53–3  49.1  217  1  22  36.2
 Williams, Derek  11–0  0.00  0–1–0  0.0  0  0  0  0.0
Total  11  122.37  146–273–9  53.5  1,864  15  79  169.5
Opponents  11  97.18  140–279–23  50.2  1,755  9  49  159.5

Receiving[edit]

Name GP-GS No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
 Babb, Justin  11–7  18  165  9.2  2  79  15.0
 Bush, Chris  11–7  38  318  8.4  1  27  28.9
 Coleman, Bernard  3–0  1  11  11.0  0  11  3.7
 Denson, Armond  10–2  12  290  24.2  3  46  29.0
 Deron, Talley  9–6  6  84  14.0  1  33  9.3
 Hollinger, Deleon  9–5  42  589  14.0  4  69  65.4
 Jackson, Timothy  5–0  3  20  6.7  0  10  4.0
 Kirkland, Tyron  4–0  3  42  14.0  1  32  10.5
 Osborne, Isaiah  10–7  15  262  17.5  2  70  26.2
 Russell, Rashard  9–0  4  28  7.0  0  19  3.1
 Studdard, Daniel  2–0  1  5  5.0  0  5  2.5
 Taylor, Javares  5–0  2  48  24.0  1  43  9.6
 Thomas, Alakan  2–0  1  5  5.0  0  5  2.5
Total  11  146  1,864  12.8  15  79  169.5
Opponents  11  140  1,755  12.5  9  49  159.5

Defense[edit]

Name GP Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blkd
Kick
Saf
Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds No.-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF
Allah, Malik 5 5 3 8 1.0–10 1.0–10 1–0 - - - - - -
Allen, Antwan 11 44 25 69 4.0–16 - - 1—1 2 1 - - -
Alston, Travis 9 17 11 28 4.0–16 3.0–11 - - - - 1 - -
Asbury, Chris 6 5 5 10 1.0–14 - 1–53 - - 2–0 - - -
Babb, Justin 11 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Boone, Howard 2 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Bowden, Todd 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Bush, Chris 11 3 - 3 - - - - - - - - -
Carr, Nate 1 - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Cochran, Vince 11 20 14 34 6.5–21 1.0–9 1–5 - - 1–0 - - -
Curry, Kurvin 10 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Darrisaw, Marcus 11 22 16 38 - - 2–9 6 - 1–0 1 - -
Defilippis, A.J. 4 1 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Deron, Talley 9 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Goodman, Juvaro 6 4 2 6 - - - - - - - -
Graham, Jamar 10 15 8 23 - - 3–46 4 - - - - -
Hall, Willie 8 10 4 14 2.5–10 1.0–9 - - - 1–33 2 - -
Herans, Chris 10 15 22 37 2.5–8 1.0–6 - 1 1 - - - -
Hollinger, Deleon 9 - - - - - - 1 - - - - -
Howard, Johnny 9 7 3 10 1.0–2 - - - - - - - -
Hunt, Tametric 1 - 1 1 0.5–0 - - - - - - - -
Hunter, Darren 10 31 12 43 1.5–4 - 5–64 5 - - 1 - -
Jackson, Javorris 3 20 10 30 - - 2–7 1 - 1–0 - - -
Jackson, Roland 9 9 8 17 4.5–7 0.5–3 - 2 - - 2 - -
JeanBaptiste, Sadrak 6 10 7 17 2.5–9 - - - - 1–0 1 - -
Jefferson, Jevontae 7 7 6 13 1.5–4 - - - - - - - -
Kuku, Michael 4 4 - 4 - - - - - - - - -
Leggett, Byron 2 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Lenton, Antonio 9 - 1 1 - - - - - - - -
Leonard, Calvin 10 38 40 78 6.5–27 3.5–20 3–16 2 - 1–0 1 - -
Lovett, Jalvin 7 8 7 15 2.5–10 1.0–7 - - - - 1 - -
McCall, Brent 3 - 1 1 - - - 1 - - - - -
Miller, Brandon 11 8 12 20 2.0–7 - - 2 - - - - -
Monico, Jordan 6 3 1 4 - - - 1 - 1–0 - - -
Ndem, Edward 4 8 4 12 - - 1–11 1 - - 1 - -
Osborne, Isaiah 10 1 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Poole, Stanley 3 - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Redfield, LaDarien 10 9 11 20 2.5–13 1.5–9 - - - 2–0 1 - -
Reed, Chris 11 21 20 41 8.5–33 3.5–25 - 1 2 1–0 2 - -
Robertson, Jeffrey 4 3 9 12 2.5–11 1.0–8 - - - - - - -
Rucker, Richie 8 8 5 13 - - 1–0 - - - - - -
Russell, Rashard 9 1 - 1 - - - - - - - 1 -
Smith, Mathew 3 - - - - - - 1 - - - - -
Stephens, Travis 6 2 4 6 - - - - - - - -
Stevenson, Edwin 1 - 2 2 - - - - - - - - -
Taylor, Javares 5 1 - 1 - - - - - - - -
TEAM 4 3 - 3 - - - - - - - - -
Thomas, Patrick 5 2 2 4 - - - - - - - - -
Usher, Frank 9 13 16 29 3.5–24 1.0–12 - 3 - - - - -
Williams, Derek 11 3 1 4 - - - - - - - -
Total 11 411 312 723 62–248 19–129 23–249 40 4 12–33 14 2 -
Opponents 11 419 340 759 65–251 21–148 9–245 26 2 8–13 13 3 -

Special teams[edit]

Name Punting Kickoffs
No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd No. Yds Avg TB OB
Curry, Kuvin 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Justiniano, Luis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 152 50.7 0 0
TEAM 1 9 9.0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smith, Mathew 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 50.0 0 0
Williams, Derek 53 1,911 36.1 48 1 4 16 1 49 2,562 52.3 2 1
Total 55 1,957 35.6 48 2 4 16 1 53 2,764 52.2 2 1
Opponents 44 1,551 35.2 68 1 13 8 1 51 2,642 51.8 4 1
Name Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Yds Avg TD Long No. Yds Avg TD Long
Bush, Chris 0 0 0 0 0 6 84 14.0 0 25
Darrisaw, Marcus 2 32 16.0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
Denson, Armond 11 74 6.7 0 35 11 194 17.6 0 44
Deron, Talley 0 0 0 0 0 7 129 18.4 0 24
Herans, Chris 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Lenton, Antonio 0 0 0 0 0 6 101 16.8 0 26
McCall, Brent 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 15.0 0 15
Osborne, Isaiah 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 25.0 0 25
Rucker, Richie 0 0 0 0 0 2 41 20.5 0 22
Russell, Rashard 1 23 23.0 1 10 7 131 18.7 0 44
Studdard, Daniel 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
Talley, Deron 0 0 0 0 0 4 63 15.8 0 22
Total 14 129 9.2 1 35 43 720 16.7 0 44
Opponents 26 262 10.1 0 36 47 1,020 21.7 0 45

References[edit]

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