Wofford tries to stay atop SoCon by beating Furman
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - In a state full of football tradition, perhaps
no team has recently forged its own identity more than Wofford.
Despite a 3-8 season two years ago, the Terriers kept running the triple
option and fielding a relentless defense. It paid off with a Football
Championship Subdivision quarterfinal appearance last season and a No. 4
ranking in the FCS coaches' poll this year.
The Terriers take on a Furman team Saturday that would like to get back to
its roots. The Paladins have the state's only FCS national championship and 15
playoff appearances, but none since 2006.
In other games Saturday involving FCS teams, The Citadel travels to Western
Carolina; South Carolina State hosts Florida A&M; Charleston Southern hosts
Liberty; Coastal Carolina hosts Gardner-Webb; and Presbyterian travels to
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