On 3rd and 2, McLeod was stopped in the backfield for a two-yard loss, forcing the Bulldogs to attempt a 43-yard field goal. Alan Kimball ’08 – the “pigskin intellectual” with a 3.97 GPA – nailed it to give the Elis the first lead of the game, 3-0. The scoring drive was 6 plays for 17 yards and took 2:54 off the clock. The Bulldog offense still doesn’t look sharp, however, and it’s going to take a lot more than field goals to put away the Tigers with the way their offense has looked so far.
Also, the defense has been on the field for almost as much time in the first 20 minutes of this game than they have in other games. With the Tigers starting off on their own 32, it’ll be interesting to see if the Elis make any adjustments.