Blue Hose - finally - at home
PC faces Florida Tech in home opener
- The Presbyterian College football finally opens its home schedule on Saturday when its plays host to Florida Tech at Bailey Memorial Stadium.
• It will be the first ever meeting between the two teams on the gridiron. PC holds a 5-1 record against non-Division I opponents since 2009.
- PC’s last game against a non-Division I opponent was against Blue- field in 2014, a 69-14 rout by the Blue Hose. • The game will be PC’s latest home opener since 2010 when the Blue Hose didn’t play their home opener until September 25 against North Greenville.
Last time out
- Presbyterian got its first victory of the season with a 31-14 win at Campbell last Saturday. It was the first road win for the Blue Hose since 2014.
• PC scored 31 points against the Camels, its most since 2014. That season, PC defeated Bluefield 69-14 at home. Its PC’s most points in a road game since November 13, 2010 when PC scored 39 points in a loss to Charleston Southern.
- Will Brock threw for 129 yards and two touchdowns in his first career start. Darrell Bridges also helped pace the offense with 159 rushing yards and a touchdown.
- Nick Moss totaled a team-high nine tackles to lead the defense, as they held Campbell to 14 points and a 2-for-11 mark on third downs.
Bridges named big south offensive player of the week
• Running back Darrell Bridges was named the Big South Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after a big performance against Camp- bell. He totaled 159 rushing yards, the second highest total of his career, and a touchdown on a career-high-tying 32 carries.
- It was the eighth game of his career with at least 100 rushing yards and the touchdown was the 11th of his career, most among all current players.
- Through three games, Bridges has totaled 287 yards on 71 carries for an average of 4.0 yards per carry. He had 319 yards on 79 carries to this point last season, a year that resulted in a 1,000-yard season.
• Bridges is just the second PC player to earn the Big South’s weekly offensive award, joining Brandon Miley (11/3/08) as the only other.