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Arkansas Pine-Bluff vs Texas State College Football Preview

The Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions take on the Texas State Bobcats at home. FCS Arkansas Pine-Bluff didn’t have the season that they were looing for last season, going 2-9 in the SWAC conference.The Golden Lions really struggled on the defensive side of the football, allowing more then 40 points per game. The Texas State Bobcats had a decent rushing attack last season, but no passing to back it up. Texas State will try and take advantage of the weak defense they are playing by running the ball all over them. It may not be an exciting game, but there is always a possibility of plenty of scoring.

Keys for the Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions:

  • Junior Benjamin Anderson is set to take the starting snaps under center for the Golden Lions. Last season the duel threat Anderson had 19 touchdowns passing with 2787 yards. Anderson also had 824 yards rushing and nine additional touchdowns. Anderson is the heart and soul of this team, and if he doesn’t perform well then the Golden Lions are in for some trouble.
  • Defense might be the key for Ark. Pine-Bluff in this game, if they perform well they might be competitive in this game.

Keys for the Texas State Bobcats:

  • Texas State returns to the field with the intent of utilizing its running backs once again.
  • Robert Lowe returns at RB for the Bobcats already 1021 yards and 10 touchdowns in two seasons on the team. Lowe gets the start again this year and will be trying to take his team bowling.

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Favorite/Odds: Texas State by 13 points.

Ark. Pine-Bluff wants to play upset to this opening game for Texas State. Hopefully the Texas State coaches and players haven’t overlooked the Golden Lions. But Texas State is sure to emerge victorious over their FCS opponents.

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