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Javelinas look to break losing streak
Running back Greg Pitre rushed for 52 yards on nine carries against the Texans. Photo by Fares Sabawi

Javelinas look to break losing streak

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Javelina Football team closes out their 2013 Lone Star Conference season this weekend when they travel to San Angelo, Texas to take on the Angelo State Rams.

The Javelinas come into the ballgame with a 2-6 overall record and a 0-5 LSC record. The Rams enter the contest with a 3-6 overall record and a 1-4 LSC record.

The Javelinas are looking to snap a six game losing streak and to avoid history as the first Javelina team to go winless in conference play.

The Rams offense averages 30.3 points per game. The Rams average 461.4 yards per game. Rushing the ball, the Rams average 257.1 yards per game. Their aerial offense averages 204.3 yards a contest.

The Javelina offense last weekend had 166 yards rushing the ball with 4.2 yards per carry.

The passing game for the Javelinas was 307 yards in the air, a season high for this Javelina football team.

Caleb Bedford had his best game as the starting quarterback for the Javelinas going 25 for 40 through the air with one interception and one touchdown pass.

The Javelinas averaged 7.7 yards per attempt and 12.3 yards per completion. The offense in total put up 473 yards. The offense averaged 5.9 yards per play.

The Javelinas will need to stop the Rams dual-threat quarterback Kyle Washington who has 915 yards rushing on the season with eight touchdowns. Washington averages 95.8 yards per game.

Through the air, Washington has been just as good as he is on the ground.  Washington has amassed 1686 yards through the air with 12 touchdowns and six interceptions.

Joey Knight is the Rams leading receiver with 451 yards and two touchdowns averaging 50.1 yards per game.

Kickoff for the game is slated for 4 p.m. on Nov. 9.

 

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