Both teams fumbled twice, Ferrum lost both, Emory lost one.
Ferrum had 134 yards in penalties, Emory had 40.
Ferrum averaged 42.7 yards per their three kickoffs. Emory averaged 66 yards, and had 2 touchbacks.
Ferrum did not record a sack...Neither did Emory and Henry.
More information on the two passing games:
|NET YARDS PASSING||183||227|
|Average Per Attempt||7.0||7.3|
|Average Per Completion||11.4||10.8|
Emory threw five more passes and completed five more passes. The average yard gained per pass was virtually even with a slight edge going to Ferrum.
Ferrum did not record an interception, while E&H recorded two.
Lastly, Ferrum entered the red zone of Emory and Henry 3 times, scoring once. The Wasps visited Ferrum's Red Zone 6 times, scoring five times.
So take what you will from these numbers. A lot of these numbers are encouraging, and some will leave you scratching your head. But it is a starting point to gauge where the Panthers can improve. This game is over, and all that can be done is to build toward improving.
As for my week 1 picks, I was 6-2
I missed the Ferrum game, and the Greensboro vs Guilford game.
Shenandoah and Christopher Newport were the only two teams that won.... CNU won 12-7, and the Hornets prevailed 49-21. Shenandoah is a team to be dealt with. They are going to surprise some people.