What I’ll be watching | Georgia State | September 26, 2020

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What I'll be

This one will feature 2 of the youngest FBS teams in the country, Georgia State started in 2010 & Charlotte in 2013. This will be the 3rd game between the programs to date, both previous contests were won by they road team. Charlotte’s win at the Georgia Dome in 2015 was the programs first FBS win.

Both programs come into tomorrows contest with an 0-1 record. Charlotte dropped their opener at Appalachian State, while the Panthers dropped a home contest in OT 34-31 to then ranked Louisiana.

Where to watch?

Time: 12pm ET
Channel: ESPNU

Game notes

CLT game notes
Georgia State game notes

What I’m watching

  • 2 biggest questions everyone has:
    1. Does Chris Reynolds play with his upper-body injury? If he can’t, how does Shoffner look?
    2. Who the hell is available on the offensive line? Only 7 bodies has to be creating a headache in trying to gameplan and come up with contingencies in case of injuries in-game.
  • Sounds like Georgia State likes to go man-to-man on the outside, can the WRs step up and make some plays this week?
  • Does Aaron McAllister get more of the share of carries this week compared to App?

What I’m watching

  • Markees Watts, is he a go with his lower-body injury?
  • We gave up over 300 yards on the ground to Appalachian State, do we do a better job slowing down the ground game? Georgia State is a run-first team as well.
  • Are we able to generate a pass rush? That was missing in Boone. Perhaps Romeo McKnight is a factor this time around.
  • Can we create more turnovers again?
  • Tyler Murray + Ben Deluca. The duo totaled 30 tackles in game 1

It was a hell of a debut for Charles Bankins group in Boone. What does the encore have in store?


What I’m watching

  • More explosive plays? McAllister shined with his record-setting kickoff return for a TD
  • Contine erasing punt returns? At Appalachian State we had 4 punts, only 2 returned for a total of 1 yard.
  • Cruz on PATs, need to look more steady there.

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