bleedCrimson.net: A tough loss down at UTEP on Saturday night. The game felt a lot like the game last year where you were in it late but UTEP ground the game out with their run game.
Doug Martin: Yeah, it was just disappointing that we didn’t finish the game. We had chances on both sides of the ball and we just did not make plays at critical times. To start the second half our defense got a turnover and we could have made it a 21-17 game and our offense does nothing with the ball. Then the fourth quarter our offense scores two touchdowns and our defense gives up three. We’ve just got to play better as a team for 60 minutes.
bc.net: There were a lot of other similarities between the game this year and last year, even in getting the turnover coming out of halftime and then had the turnover in the endzone in last year’s game where you weren’t able to turn it into points.
DM: Yeah. I’m just really disappointed that we’re not making progress as a whole team right now. We need to be improving a lot more than what I’m seeing so far and a lot of that goes back to the way our guys practice. I didn’t like the way we practiced last week. I didn’t think it was intense enough. I didn’t think our players were buying into how important practice was and it showed up in the game. That’s the challenge or our guys this week is to mature, grow up, learn from it and go out and practice as well as we can this week. Continue Reading This Post >>