bleedCrimson.net: A disappointing loss at Troy on Saturday. The had a few miscues that really cost them in the game.
Doug Martin: Yeah, the turnovers are still just killing us offensively. It’s taking points off the board and it’s giving the other team points and putting our defense in bad positions. Defensively we only gave up ten points in the first half and the game gets out of hand because we can’t take care of it well enough. The positive side is our defense continues to cause turnovers. They caused two more Saturday. It’s just a matter of us, whether it’s personnel or scheme or whatever it is, we’ve just got to take care of the ball better.
bc.net: The three plays that were the biggest in the game, the kickoff return after you’d scored the touchdown, the holding penalty the took a first down off the board right before Tyler’s interception and then the intentional grounding penalty that came right before the sack and fumble.
DM: Yeah, I think you’re right. Those plays were huge. The kickoff return, we had just scored and made it a one score game, then to give that up was just inexcusable. The holding penalty, we probably would have been at about the ten yard line getting ready to score if not for the holding penalty. That was big too. That’s part of the game. You’ve just got to overcome those things. Continue Reading This Post >>