UL Monroe is having a down year at 3-7. The season started out well with the team going 3-1 early but six straight losses have eliminated the Warhawks from postseason contention. What has been the biggest reason for the six game slide? Aside from the losses at Arkansas State and Kentucky, all of the others have one-possession losses.
Football is often said to be a game of inches, and the Warhawks have fully experienced that this season. 18 points is the total point difference over the past four games. Some of the woes have been to injuries, while the bulk of the issues has just been lack of execution and bad offensive line play. All of last season saw the offensive line allow just 27 sacks; through 10 games, the line has surrendered 41. This has really made the offense one dimensional with 5th year senior Pete Thomas having to throw the ball an average of 44 times per game over the past four contest, compared to senior running back Centarius Donald rushing for just 47 yards per game over the same span. Continue Reading This Post >>