JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Coming off a historic win at Delaware, Jacksonville (1-0) will again be on the road for its second game of the year this Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff against Newberry College.
Newberry (1-0) defeated Florida Tech on Saturday 31-28 thanks to late heroics by quarterback Raleigh Yeldell. The Wolves compete at the South Atlantic Conference in Division II.
Tweetable 'Fin Facts
- Jacksonville earned its first season-opening win since 2010 with last week's 20-14 victory.
- QB Kade Bell earned PFL Offensive Player of the Week by going 25-of-43 for 269 yards and 1 TD.
- WR Andy Jones was named the PFL Offensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness with 9 receptions for 118 yards and 1 TD.
- Preseason All-PFL K Brandon Behr passed Donovan Curry on
Friday for second in JU history with 15 career FGs.
- The #JUvsNBC matchup will be the first between both programs.
- Jacksonville led the nation in interceptions last year with 24 picks but did not pick off a pass on Friday. The Dolphins did force 3 fumbles.
- Justin Horton's fumble recovery for a touchdown was the first for JU in two years.
- The Dolphins have recorded at least one sack in the last 22 games.
- Saturday's game will air on 1010 AM, and is available at http://mixlr.com/judolphins/ with @ScottManze and @Nolan__Ryan.
- Radio: 1010AM and at http://mixlr.com/judolphins/ (Scott Manze & Nolan Alexander).
- Live stats available at: www.NewberryWolves.com.
Last Friday Night
- Jacksonville's 20-14 win over Delaware was the first ever win by a PFL school against a Colonial Athletic Association school.
- The win marked Delaware's first home-opening loss in ten years.
- Brandon Behr hit two second half field goals, and stellar punting from Ryan Giaratano, who averaged 47.6 yards, helped JU's special teams play a key role in the win.
- Kade Bell hit Andy Jones on a 22-yard score in the first quarter for the lone Dolphin offensive touchdown.
- The Jacksonville defense stymied Delaware's offense to 1-7 on third down in the second half and Justin Horton recovered a fumble for a touchdown to give Jacksonville a two-score lead late. The defense allowed 113 second half yards.