WVWC Football Preview: Alderson Broaddus


BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan football team returns home to Buckhannon at Ross Field for a 1:00 p.m. Mountain East Conference matchup against Alderson Broaddus on Saturday, October 23. The meeting will mark the first ever game between the Battlers and Bobcats in football.

Quick Hits

•The interim tag was removed on Sept. 15 as Dwayne Martin officially became the head coach of the WVWC football program.

•Last time out on October 16, Wesleyan fell at No. 14 Notre Dame (Ohio) by a final score of 52-14.

•Javian Tomlinson scored two rushing touchdowns at NDC on Saturday October 16.

•Deontre Logan forced and recovered a fumble against the Falcons Saturday, October 16.

•Donovan Woods recorded his first collegiate interception.

•Michael Herbert made two tackles for loss.

•Drew Feingold made his first collegiate goal against WVSU on October 9.

•WVWC has had more time of possession than its opponent in each the last two weeks.

•Jujuan Linzy tied a season-high with seven catches for 75 yards last week against the Yellow Jackets. He caught five passes for 96 yards against West Liberty on Sept. 25. Linzy added three catches for 25 yards at Wheeling. He has 29 total receptions on the season for 291 yards.

•Logan led WVWC in tackles versus WLU with 10 total tackles including 1.0 tackle for loss. Logan added two tackles for loss and a sack at Wheeling on October 2.

•Kobe Vinegar and Shaq Freeman-Parks both recorded blocks on punts by West Liberty on Sept. 25. Vinegar is the team’s leading tackler (45.0 tackles).

•Devin Taylor caught four passes for 98 yards and three touchdowns at Concord on Sept. 18.

•Isaac (Ike) Dove forced a fumble (strip sack) and had an interception versus the Mountain Lions on September 18.

•Cameron Lomax recorded a team-high 11 tackles in the season opener.

•Trey Milam, Jake Folland, Vinegar, Amir Franklin-Branch, Mason Brubeck and Mike Sawyer have been selected as the 2021 fall season team captains.

Scouting Alderson Broaddus

The Battlers are 0-7 overall after a 35-21 loss against Glenville State on Saturday, October 16.

Melique Jeffrey (22 receptions, 262 yards) and Robert Johnson (26 receptions, 225 yards) each have two receiving touchdowns for Alderson Broaddus. Tracey White Jr. leads the Battlers with 39 tackles (18 solo) while adding three tackles for loss. Fellow linebacker Garrion Corbin Jr. paces AB with four sacks.

Travis Everhart enters his second season at the helm of the Alderson Broaddus football program.

 Up Next

The Bobcats have a quick turnaround for their next contest at Charleston under the lights at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.

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