CLINTON, S.C. – The Presbyterian College football team concludes the 2018 regular season on Saturday as it makes the short drive to No. 14 Wofford for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff. The matchup with the Terriers at Gibbs Stadium will be live on ESPN+.
WHAT: Presbyterian (2-7, 0-5 Big South) vs No.14 Wofford (7-3, 6-2 SoCon)
WHERE: Spartanburg, S.C. (Gibbs Stadium)
WHEN: Saturday, November 17 (1:30 p.m.)
THE SERIES: Wofford Leads 41-40-3
SERIES HISTORY: The Terriers have won each of the prior six meetings from the Blue Hose including a 31-7 victory over PC last season at Bailey Memorial Stadium
FOLLOW THE ACTION
WATCH: ESPN+ (Bob Mihalic, Chase Nelson)
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GAME NOTES: Presbyterian Notes | Wofford Notes | Big South Notes
Last Time Out For The Blue Hose
• The Presbyterian College Football team was unable to contain the Camels on senior day as Campbell picked up a 34-6 victory on Saturday afternoon at Bailey Memorial Stadium.
• Sophomore linebacker Colby Campbell paced the defense with 14 tackles which tied a career-high set earlier this season against Austin Peay. Campbell also forced one of the Blue Hose four fumbles.
• Senior Gyasi Yeldell recorded seven tackles, while also forcing two fumbles in this afternoon’s contest.
• Freshman Jordan Morgan recorded 17 carries for 78 yards and his team-high third rushing score of the season.
• The Blue Hose forced a season-high four fumbles (Yeldell 2, Campbell 1, Carrington 1)
PC Conclude Regular Season At Wofford
• The Blue Hose make the short drive to Spartanburg on Saturday to face #14 Wofford in a regular season finale at Gibbs Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 1:30 p.m. with the Terriers.
• Wofford has taken each of the prior six meetings from Presbyterian including a 31-7 victory over the Blue Hose last season at Bailey Memorial Stadium.
• PC and Wofford meet on Saturday for the 85th time in each team’s history and it also marks the Blue Hose second longest head-to-head series in the Blue Hose history.
No Fly Zone
• The Blue Hose are in 8th in FCS allowing just 168.1 passing yards per game. The Blue Hose have allowed just a pair of teams to throw for over 200 yards in a game this season during the first nine games of the 2018 season.
• As a team the Blue Hose have six interceptions as well as forcing 25 pass breakups this season.
• Trent Carrington leads the defense with a pair of interceptions. Robert Baker, Rod Haygood , Michael Fisher and Reggie Brown have all added one apiece.
• Haygood leads the team with eight pass breakups on the season as he had four against Gardner-Webb setting a single-game division one record for breakups.
Blue Hose In The Ranks
• Quarterback John Walker maintains his league lead with a 59.7 completion percentage.
• Colby Campbell paces the conference with 9.6 tackles per game with Jarrett Nagy second at 9.0 per game.
• Gyasi Yeldell continues to keep his lead in the Big South with 4.5 sacks, while Campbell sits in third with three sacks.
• Rod Haygood is fifth in the league with nine passes defensed (eight breakups, one interception) with Trent Carrington sixth with seven passes defensed (five breakups, two interceptions),
• Wide Receivers DaShawn Davis is second in the Big South with 5.2 receptions per game with Keith Pearson in third with 5.0 catches per game.
Single Season Records
• Keith Pearson sits in a tie for eighth in the D1 single season record book for receiving yards with 539 yards. He needs 64 more yards to move into sixth place in the record book.
• DaShawn Davis leads the team with 47 receptions needing just eight catches to move into third place in the Division One single season record book. Keith Pearson sits just two catches behind with 45 grabs.
• With his 4.5 sacks, senior Gyasi Yeldell is tied for sixth in the single season record book needing just three to tie the single season D1 record for PC.
• Colby Campbell has recorded four quarterback hurries on the season and with his next hurry will set the single season record for QB hurries in a Blue Hose D1 season.
Scouting the Opponent
• Wofford comes into play on Saturday with a 7-3 record following a 38-23 victory over Western Carolina last time out.
• The Terrier offense is led by QB Joe Newman who has thrown for 839 yards and seven touchdowns on the year. Newman has also run for 507 yards and five scores.
• The Wofford ground attack is led by Andre Stoddard who has 872 rushing yards and a team-high 11 touchdowns on the season. Lennox McAfee has accounted for six touchdowns on the ground with 727 yards rushing.
• Jason Hill leads the Wofford receivers with 23 catches for 259 yards and two touchdowns.
• Jireh Wilson paces the Terrier defense with 49 tackles as he also has contributed 4.0 tackles for loss and three pass breakups. JoJo Tillery has 41 tackles as well as a pair of tackles for loss and two interceptions.
• As a team, Wofford has 330.5 rushing yards per game which is fifth in all of FCS entering Saturday's contest.