The Georgia State Panthers (1-0) match up against the UConn Huskies (0-1) at Center Parc Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2023.
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When is Georgia State vs. UConn and when does it start?
This contest between the Panthers and Huskies will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2023. You can expect the kickoff at 7:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Georgia State vs. UConn
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What channel is the game on?
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Georgia State vs. UConn Game Preview
Georgia State Stats & Insights
The Panthers enter the matchup after winning 42-35 over the Rhode Island Rams in their last game on August 31.
Georgia State has the 57th-ranked offense this year (424.0 yards per game), and have been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-worst with 520.0 yards allowed per game.
Despite having a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks ninth-worst in the FBS (408.0 passing yards allowed per game), the Panthers have had more success offensively, ranking 88th in the FBS by putting up 193.0 passing yards per game.
Georgia State ranks 62nd in run defense this season (112.0 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 231.0 rushing yards per game.
The Panthers rank 30th in scoring offense (42.0 points per game) and 102nd in scoring defense (35.0 points allowed per game) this season.
UConn Stats & Insights
In their most recent game, the Panthers took down the Rhode Island Rams 42-35.
UConn has not been getting things done offensively, ranking 21st-worst with 273.0 total yards per game. It has been better defensively, giving up 364.0 total yards per contest (84th-ranked).
The Huskies’ passing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 113.0 passing yards per game, which ranks 10th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, they rank 40th with 155.0 passing yards ceded per contest.
UConn’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, allowing 209.0 rushing yards per game, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 58th with 160.0 rushing yards per contest.
The Huskies’ offense has been bottom-25 this season, compiling 14.0 points per game, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 76th with 24.0 points allowed per contest.
Georgia State Key Players to Watch
Darren Grainger leads Georgia State with 193 passing yards (193.0 ypg) on 16-of-20 passing with two touchdowns and zero interceptions this season. He also has 51 rushing yards (51.0 ypg) on 12 carries.
The team’s top rusher, Marcus Carroll, has carried the ball 23 times for 184 yards (184.0 per game), with three touchdowns this year.
Robert Lewis’ 97 receiving yards (97.0 yards per game) lead the team. He has seven receptions with one touchdown.
Tailique Williams has hauled in two passes for 52 yards (52.0 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
Jacari Carter has hauled in two grabs for 20 yards (20.0 ypg) this season.
UConn Key Players to Watch
Joe Fagnano leads UConn with 113 passing yards (113.0 ypg) on 14-of-26 passing with zero touchdowns compared to one interception this season. He also adds 18 rushing yards (18.0 ypg) on seven carries.
The team’s top rusher, Victor Rosa, has carried the ball nine times for 99 yards (99.0 per game), with two touchdowns this year.
This season Devontae Houston has taken seven carries for 24 yards (24.0 per game), while also catching three passes for 22 yards (22.0 per game).
Justin Joly’s 38 receiving yards (38.0 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected four receptions.
Brett Buckman’s two receptions this season have resulted in 19 yards (19.0 ypg).