PC remains road warriors

Blue Hose take last of 3 road trips to start season
Darrell Bridges, a Chattanooga, Tenn. native, had the opportunity to play in his hometown for the first time since high school in Saturday’s game against the Mocs. He rushed for 89 yards in the contest, giving him 176 rushing yards in two career games against UTC.

 

PC completes three-game road swing at Campbell

 

  • The Presbyterian College football team wraps up a three-game road trip to start the season with its second-ever meeting against Campbell on Saturday, September 17. 

• The Blue Hose and Camels met for the first time on the gridiron last season, as PC took the 23-13 victory in Clinton.

  • Darrell Bridges rushed for 132 yards and a career-high two touch- downs in the victory, as PC finished with 298 yards of total offense. 

• The PC defense forced three turnovers in the win, while holding the Camels to 1-of-12 on third downs. Obinna Ntiasagwe recorded four tackles, including 1.0 of his 5.5 sacks last season.

• Steve Osondu returned a blocked extra point the length of the field for two points in that contest, the first such score in PC history.

 

Last time out

  • Sixth-ranked Chattanooga topped the Blue Hose, 34-0, in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Saturday afternoon. 

• PC held UTC without a third-down conversion in the contest, as the Mocs went 0-for-9 on third downs.

  • Darrell Bridges rushed 18 times for 89 yards to lead the PC offense against his hometown team. The running back added 10 receiving yards and 66 kickoff return yards in the game. 

• Khari Rosier was a standout on defense, recording a career-high eight tackles, including 1.5 sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss.

 

Bridges fighting for yards

  • Redshirt junior running back Darrell Bridges, a first team All-Big South selection in 2015, has been the primary target of opposing defenses in the early going this season. 

• Through two games, Bridges has managed 128 yards on the ground on 39 carries, an average of 3.3 yards per carry. Comparatively, through two games last season, Bridges had totaled 187 rushing yards on 49 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry against two FBS opponents.

• The Chattanooga, Tenn. native had the opportunity to play in his hometown for the first time since high school in Saturday’s game against the Mocs. He rushed for 89 yards in the contest, giving him 176 rushing yards in two career games against UTC.

  • Bridges has proved versatile, recording a team-high six receptions for 18 yards on the year and three kickoff returns for 66 yards.

 

The Blue Hose and Camels met for the first time on the gridiron last season, as PC took the 23-13 victory in Clinton.

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