Yes, I know Louisiana-Monroe has a well-deserved reputation for scaring SEC teams. But let’s dial that back a little. The last acclaimed win was against a John L. Smith-coached Arkansas team that was a mess.
UL-M is a decent defensive team, particularly by Sun Belt standards. Offensively, though, when you combine starting a redshirt freshman quarterback with this…
Louisiana-Monroe, which plays at Georgia Saturday, was one of the most feeble rushing teams in the nation last year, ranking 123rd of 125 FBS teams at 69.5 yards per game.
… it’s hard to see where points will be coming from.
Unless Georgia chooses to be a generous host, that is. We’ll at least get a feel for the team’s mental preparation in that regard. And here’s a benchmark by which to judge that.