South Alabama running back La'Damian Webb closed out last week's win at Arkansas State with runs 11 plays in succession.
South Alabama had a couple of extra days to suffer after a loss to Troy in the Battle for the Belt.
Two of the top Sun Belt teams get together in perhaps the most anticipated game in the 11-year rivalry between the programs.
South Alabama enjoyed the bye week. Now the Jaguars get ready for a pair of Sun Belt Conference games in a short period of time.
South Alabama kicker Diego Guajardo's 43-yard field goal on the final play snapped Louisiana's six-game win streak over the Jaguars.
The disappointment over South Alabama's two-point loss to Louisiana still lingers.
South Alabama head coach Kane Wommack said he will learn from his choice to run a fourth-down play with the field goal unit on the field late in his team's loss at UCLA.
While the scripts were decidedly different, the outcome, not to mention the anguish, was the same on Saturday for the football teams at Troy and South Alabama.
The numbers tell the story for the South Alabama offense early in the 2022 season. The Jaguars are 15th in the country in pass offense, 20th in total offense and 32nd in scoring offense. They are holding the football for more than 36 minutes per game, which is sixth best in the country. Quarterback Carter Bradley, running back La’Damian Webb and wide receiver Jalen Wayne each have categories they rank in the top 10.
One weekend, the South Alabama football team was in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The next weekend, they will be in Pasadena, California. Want to guess where they chose to spend an extra day?
South Alabama quarterback Carter Bradley isn’t going to a place he called home for four years, but he is returning to familiar territory this weekend.