Football Hosts Georgia State on Senior Day Saturday
ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine football team hosts Georgia State in the Black Bears' Senior Day game on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The University of Maine football team (3-6, 2-4) plays Georgia State (1-9) in the Black Bears' Senior Day.
Maine is coming off a 31-7 loss to #10 James Madison.
Maine DB Jamal Clay made a game-high 13 tackles, forced a fumble and returned it 67 yards for a score.
Maine LB Donte Dennis made 12 tackles in the game and now has 307 for his career; he could also become the first Black Bear to notch over 100 tackles in three seasons for the first time in school history dating back to 1980 and the first player to lead Maine in tackles for three seasons since Stephen Cooper (2000-02).
Georgia State is coming off a 53-27 loss to #5 Old Dominion.
Albert Wilson caught six passes for 149 yards and a score while also retuning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.
The game is the first between the two sides and the only one that will happen with both squads at the FCS level as the Panthers are moving up to the FBS.
Bill Curry, Georgia State's head coach, will be coaching hin his final game as he is retiring.
Maine's12 seniors have had a great impact on the program, contributing to a pair of NCAA Playoff appearances (2008 and 2011), and a #8 final ranking last season.