Albany State set to host Tuskegee University

From ASUgoldenrams :

ALBANY, Ga. – The Albany State University Golden Rams football team is set for its Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup against the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University on Saturday afternoon in the ASU Coliseum. Kickoff for Saturday’s game is set for 5 p.m.

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News and Notes

The Albany State University Golden Rams football team and the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University will meet for the seventh time on Saturday, October 5th. This game will be the second time that the Golden Tigers will play in the ASU Coliseum the first time was on September 14, 2013 where the Golden Tigers defeated the Golden Rams 19-13. The Golden Tigers currently hold a 5-1 series advantage over the Golden Rams. The last time the two schools met was last season on September 8, 2018 where the Golden Tigers collected a 20-0 victory.

The first game of the series was play on September 14, 2013 where the Golden Tigers secured a 19-13 victory. The Golden Rams of Tuskegee University secured a 20-7 victory over the Golden Tigers on September 9, 2017.

Albany State University enters the contest defeating Clark Atlanta University football team 54-19 on September 28th.

Clark Atlanta University used a 47-yard fumble recovery by Terrance Harris to take a 6-0 lead early in the first quarter. The Golden Rams answered in the second quarter by adding a 53 yard run by Tracy Scott to lead 7-6.

But during the first three minutes of the second quarter, Albany State converted three consecutive Panther turnovers into touchdowns to take a 20-6 lead.

The Golden Rams converted two following CAU three-and-outs into a touchdown and a field goal to extend their lead to 30-6 at halftime.

Albany State scored 17-unanswered points in the third quarter to go up 47-6. In the fourth quarter, Clark Atlanta tossed two touchdown passes to Corey King, one for 27 yards and another for five yards, those touchdowns bookended a 72-yard TD run by ASU’s Matavion Brooks.

The CAU defense only gave up 57 passing yards, but ASU was able to rush for 393 yards and six touchdowns. Harris finished with nine tackles, seven of them solo, one tackle for a loss and forced the fumble that he returned for a touchdown.

Albany State’s Brooks rushed for 123 yards, while Marcuis Fulks added 107 yards and a TD. Scott finished with 91 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.

Defensively, ASU was led by Terry Compton and Christian Murray who contributed seven tackles each. Compton also recorded one tackle for loss.

Clear Bag Policy:

The following outlines bags that are permitted:

  • Bags that are clear plastic and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″;
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc bag or similar); and
  • Small clutch bags, with or without a handle or strap, that do not exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″ (approximately the size of a hand).
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag; briefcases; backpacks, cinch bags, and fanny packs that are not clear and/or exceed the size restriction; luggage of any kind; computer bags/cases; camera bags/cases; binocular bags/cases or any bag larger than the permissible size.

Fans will continue to be able to carry items allowed into the stadium in a permissible clear bag, such as binoculars and cameras.
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#11 Terry Compton

LB 6′ 3″ 220 lbs Senior

#22 Tracy Scott

RB 6′ 0″ 205 lbs Junior

#41 Christian Murray

LS 6′ 0″ 225 lbs Sophomore

#29 Marcuis Fulks 

RB 5′ 10″ 190 lbs Freshman

#35 Matavion Brooks 

RB 5′ 9″ 175 lbs Freshman

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