COLONELS PLAY AT THE CITADEL ON SATURDAY

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Eastern Kentucky University’s football team will play at The Citadel on Saturday.

The game will air live on ESPN+ with kickoff scheduled for 1 p.m. ET

The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.

INSIDE THE SERIES

–  This is the first-ever meeting between the two football programs.

THE COLONELS

–  Eastern Kentucky lost at West Virginia, 56-10, on Sept. 12.

–  Alonzo Booth averaged 6.4 yards per carry against West Virginia, finishing with 45 yards on seven carries.

–  Defensive end Antonio Smith had five tackles against West Virginia, including two tackles for a loss of 10 yards.

–  Redshirt freshman Kaleb Lundy had a team-best nine tackles at West Virginia.

–  Newcomer Thomas Cook ranks second in the nation with an average of 40.5 yards per punt.

–  Keyion Dixon caught a 28-yard touchdown pass against the Mountaineers.

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT

–  The Citadel lost to No. 1 Clemson on Saturday, 49-0.  The Bulldogs opened the 2020 season with a 27-6 loss at South Florida on Sept. 12.

–  The Bulldogs totaled just 162 yards of offense against Clemson.  The Citadel ran the ball 48 times and attempted just 11 passes.

–  Jaylan Adams rushed for 50 yards on 12 carries.

–  Matt Campbell averaged 41.8 yards on 10 punts against Clemson.

–  Chris Beverly had five tackles, including one sack.