The SELU Lions football team looked to extend their winning streak to 3 games against the Ohio University Bobcats on September 19th.
The Lions run game looked to get off to a quick start against the Bobcats, who gave up 206 yards on the ground in their week 1 game against Idaho and 170 yards to Marshall’s Devon Johnson in week 2, according to ESPN.com.
The Bobcats were giving up an average of 181 yards per game on the ground, while the Lions went into this game averaging 302.5 yards rushing per game according to the Southeastern Sports Information Office. The battle between the Lion’s run game and the Bobcats run defense was key in deciding the winner of this game.
The Bobcats were the only division FBS team the Lions faced this season, giving them a level of competition they don’t normally see in the Southland Conference of the FCS.
Both teams went into this game 2-0 on the year with the lead in their respective conferences according to ESPN.com