bleedCrimson.net: Your team had a really fine effort against Louisiana on Saturday. Your thoughts on the game?
Doug Martin: We really did compete hard and it was a good litmus test of what we’re walking into in the Sun Belt Conference. That’s obviously the best team in the Sun Belt right now. I think we can compete in that league. We’re behind a little bit at key positions comparing ourselves to them. Their defensive front seven and quarterback. They’ve got a big advantage right now. If we can recruit those areas it really showed us we can compete in that conference.
bc.net: Offensively your team did a lot of really good things on Saturday and we saw a lot of things you hadn’t shown earlier in the season just with different personnel at different positions. Is that something you’d like to see more of?
DM: Of course earlier in the season we didn’t have Austin Franklin so we didn’t have the ability to put him in the backfield, Tra Colwell has been hurt and then back and then hurt and then back so we just had the ability to do that with him. This was kind of necessitated because we didn’t have our top two running backs because Betancourt is out and Morrison was out. I thought Coach Brandon did a good job of creating ways for us to move the ball. The negative to that is that it only lasts so long. Lafayette caught on to it in the second half and obviously played it a lot better. That’s a problem when you have to do those things. Eventually defenses catch up to. Continue Reading This Post >>