Central State Marauders(2019: 3-7, 2-4 SIAC) vs. Kentucky State Thorobreds (2019: 7-3, 3-3 SIAC)
August 28, 2021
Where: Columbus, Ohio
Stadium: Ohio Stadium
Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
Live Stats: STATS
All-time series: Marauders leads 36-23-1
COMPLETE GAME NOTES (PDF)
From the Stable
- Kentucky State and Central State will meet for the 60th time on Saturday at the Classic for Columbus. The kickoff from inside Ohio Stadium in Columbus will be at 3 p.m.
- The Thorobreds will make their return after a year of no play due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2019 they finished on a two-game win streak and a 7-3 overall record.
- During the 2019 season, the Thorobreds defeated two NCAA Division I opponents. The first DI opponent defeated was Robert Morris 13-7 and then defeated Jackson State 33-25 at the Circle City Classic.
- Thorobreds are projected to finish third in the western division. Two Thorobreds earned
- All-Conference Honors:
- Brett Sylve led the Thorobreds in 2019 with 1110 rushing yards, nine touchdowns and averaged 109.30 yards per game. He had a season-long rush of 52 yards and earned one receiving touchdown.
- Anthony Geter was a pivotal piece of the Kentucky State offensive line by helping hold down the offensive side of the ball that allowed the Thorobred offense to rush for a total of 1764 yards and kept the defense away from the quarterback allowing only 11 sacks for the entire season.
Series at Glance
- The Thorobreds and Marauders have met 59 times since their first-time meeting, with Central State leading the series 36-23-1.
- Kentucky State has won 14 of the last 15 matchups. During this time, the Thorobreds earned their largest win 28-0 (9/17/2005) and had their smallest margin of victory 31-29 (10/4/2008).
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