Monday, September 5, 2016

Grambling State vs. Arizona: First look at the Tigers

TUCSON, Arizona -- Week two features the second opponent of the Arizona Wildcats’ non-conference schedule: the Grambling State Tigers.

The Tigers are coming off a  blowout win against the Virginia University of Lynchburg Hornets, which gives them a 1-0 record on the season.

2015 Record: 9-3, SWAC Runner-up

Key Offensive Players: Martez Carter (RB), Jestin Kelly (RB), Chad Williams (WR), Justin Miller (OL)

Key Defensive Players: Guy Stallworth (DB), Arkez Cooper (LB), Jameel Jackson (DB), Malcolm Williams (LB)

The Tigers are a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in the FCS level. This is a team that started their 2015 season with an 0-2 mark before ripping off nine straight victories. Their final loss came to Alcorn State in the SWAC Championship.

The 2016 squad returns five players who earned all-SWAC honors. Justin Miller, Chad Williams and Guy Stallworth made first team, while Martez Carter and Arkez Cooper made second team.


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