The Tuskegee Golden Tigers take on the Alabama State Hornets in a spirited rivalry that goes back decades. Tuskegee comes into this match with a 4-5 record and a 4-3 record overall in the SWAC East conference. Alabama State comes into play with a 7-3 record and a 7-2 record in the SWAC East conference. The Hornets are under the guidance of fifth-year coach Reggie Barlow with an overall record of 26-29 under his watch. The Golden Tigers take to the field under Willie Slater who’s in his sixth season as Tuskegee head coach with a sterling record of 55-12. College football betting action on Tuskegee vs. Alabama State game
Tuskegee has had an up and down year this season scoring on average 17.6 points per game while giving up an average of 18.2 points per game. Tuskegee’s down year is a bit of a surprise considering the last few seasons of brilliance winning three straight SIAC championships from 2007 to 2009. Leading the Tuskegee attack behind center is freshman QB Justin Nared (352 passing yards – 36.9 completion pct – 1 td/ 5 int – 59.1 rating). The running attack is in good hands with senior RB DeMario Pippen (105 carries – 537 yards – 4.8 yards per carry – 3 td), he’s also good on the receiving end (12 catches – 113 yards – 9.4 yards per catch) as well. Nared’s main target downfield is senior WR Wayne Williams (17 catches – 231 yards – 13.6 yards per catch – 1 td). College football Odds on Tuskegee vs. Alabama State game.
Alabama State’s stellar season so far has been buoyed by the great ratio of 26.4 points of offense per game versus giving up 17.1 points per game to their opponents. The Hornets’ passing and running game are both in good hands with double duty QB Greg Jenkins (1,308 passing yards – 57.7 completion pct – 10 td/5 int – 128 rating) (114 carries – 440 rushing yards – 6 rushing td’s). Opposing safeties and DB’s have to think twice on each play not knowing whether Jenkins will pass or run. When Jenkins does pass, senior WR Nick Andrews (72 catches – 1,043 yards – 14.5 yards per catch – 9 td) is always a threat to score. Open an account to enjoy over $2,500,000 in FREE Weekly and Monthly Contests.