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2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions - The College Sports Journal

Cedric Thomas, former Golden Lion participant and antiaircraft coordinator at Alcorn State, took as head manager of the UAPB programme last year.  The end results were akin as new years - some other 2-9 time period - but location was some promise, as four of their losses were by a score or less.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Coach: Cedric Thomas (2-9), 2nd Year at UAPB
Stadium: Golden Lion Stadium (Capacity: 16,000)

CSJ Projections:
9th: SWAC (5th in West Division)
19th: HBCU
5th: Arkansas
122nd: FCS
252nd: Division I

2018 In A Sentence: Cedric Thomas, former Golden Lion participant and antiaircraft coordinator at Alcorn State, took as head manager of the UAPB programme last year.  The end results were akin as new years – some other 2-9 time period – but location was some promise, as four of their losses were by a score or less.

Biggest Shoes to Fill: It’s not communal that you see a particular team participant in this space, but P/K Jamie Gillian wasn’t just any mean kicker.  In 2018, the “Scottish Hammer” led the SWAC with an mean of 42.9 yards per punt to rank 13th in FCS football game with a net mean of 37.5 yards. More than a 4th of his punts — 19 of 71 — heavily traveled more than 50 yards, and 27 of his punts were downed wrong the opponents’ 20-yard line.

Key Player: DE Jalen Steward had a large single time period last year on the Golden Lions antiaircraft line, notching 16 tackles for loss and 7 sacks.  A real disruptive force, he can be a participant to build around on defense.

Fearless Prediction: With an easier overall schedule than last time period, the Golden Lions can reasonably hope to improve from last time period’s 2-8 record.  Whether they can improve significantly from that will depend on whether manager Thomas can shore up the defense enough to keep UAPB opponents out of the end zone.

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Coach: Cedric Thomas (2-9), 2nd Year at UAPB
Stadium: Golden Lion Stadium (Capacity: 16,000)

CSJ Projections:
9th: SWAC (5th in West Division)
19th: HBCU
5th: Arkansas
122nd: FCS
252nd: Division I

2018 In A Sentence: Cedric Thomas, former Golden Lion participant and antiaircraft coordinator at Alcorn State, took as head manager of the UAPB programme last year.  The end results were akin as new years – some other 2-9 time period – but location was some promise, as four of their losses were by a score or less.

Biggest Shoes to Fill: It’s not communal that you see a particular team participant in this space, but P/K Jamie Gillian wasn’t just any mean kicker.  In 2018, the “Scottish Hammer” led the SWAC with an mean of 42.9 yards per punt to rank 13th in FCS football game with a net mean of 37.5 yards. More than a 4th of his punts — 19 of 71 — heavily traveled more than 50 yards, and 27 of his punts were downed wrong the opponents’ 20-yard line.

Key Player: DE Jalen Steward had a large single time period last year on the Golden Lions antiaircraft line, notching 16 tackles for loss and 7 sacks.  A real disruptive force, he can be a participant to build around on defense.

Fearless Prediction: With an easier overall schedule than last time period, the Golden Lions can reasonably hope to improve from last time period’s 2-8 record.  Whether they can improve significantly from that will depend on whether manager Thomas can shore up the defense enough to keep UAPB opponents out of the end zone.

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College Sports Journal FBS Group of Five Power Poll Top 20 — Week 2 Lehigh Announces 2019 Football Schedule: Three Conference Champions, Big Sky, CAA Feature Eastern Washington’s Road to Frisco for a Second Time this Decade Chuck Burton

Chuck has been writing about Lehigh football game since the dawn of the internet, or perhaps it only seems like it.  He’s executive editor of the College Sports Journal and has also written a book, The Rivalry: How Two Schools Started the Most Played College Football Series.

Reach him at: this email or click below:

Tags:2019, Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Football, Championship Subdivision, Division I, FCS Football, HBCU, SWAC, Team Preview, UAPB

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