Looking Ahead at Miami

Breaking down some of the stats and game notes for Arkansas State's game at Miami on Saturday.

Arkansas State and Miami enter Saturday's games with a number of similarities. Each has played a road game against a name opponent and each has played an FCS at. Both Fredi Knighten and Brad Kaaya will be starting their third game as a starting QB, though Knighten has more experience than the Hurricane freshman.

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
(1-1, 0-1 Away)
Miami (FL) Hurricanes
(1-1, 1-0 Home)
Offensive Stats Comparison
439Total Offensive Yards330
227Passing Yards196
212Rushing Yards134
28Points Per Game27
Defensive Stats Comparison
321.5Total Yards Allowed225
194.5Passing Yards Allowed147.5
127Rushing Yards Allowed77.5
22Points Allowed19
Injury Report
Q. Lee / ribs
R. Jenkins / leg
M. Gordon / ribs
R.Scott / shoulder
C. Humes / bicep
D. Perryman / shoulder
D. Keith / leg
M. Goudis / back
J. Hill / knee

Game Notes
Miami after playing Louisville and FCS Florida A&M is only 3 of 23 on third down but the 'Canes are three of five on fourth down.

Miami kicker Matt Goudis has been battling a back injury and is 4 of 6 on field goals but his season long made kick is 24 yards. He is 6 of 6 on PAT's.

Miami has scored 54 points this year but they have only put together four drives of 50 or more yards and scored 20 points on those four drives.

In both games Miami lost three turnovers and gained two.

AState is 11 of 33 on third down and 2 of 7 on 4th down.

AState has produced 8 drives of 50 or more yards (2 vs. Tenn) and scored 40 of the season's 56 points.

The Red Wolves are even on turnovers having gained three and lost three on the season.