Three storylines for tonight’s game between Georgia State and UTSA
1. Can Georgia State’s offense finish a drive? The offense has one touchdown this season, and that came on its last drive against Tennessee on Saturday, a drive that was helped by the pass-interference calls against the Volunteers. However, the Panthers had chances, notably a first-and-goal on its first drive and reaching the 14 in the second quarter. Both resulted in field goals. The team has a running back capable of driving through the line in Donald Russell. It remains to be seen if they can get close enough to use him.
2. Can the defense post a sack? In eight quarters, the team hasn’t posted a sack. It’s a slightly misleading stat because the Panthers were trying to keep South Carolina State quarterback Richard Cue in the pocket in the opener, and simply couldn’t get around Tennessee’s mammoth offensive line in the second. The sooner they can start applying pressure, the less difficult it should be for the