The Wake Forest Demon Deacons started the season with a win over the Utah State Aggies with a high note.
Utah State are a group promoted with an experienced quarterback, although that might not look like much. Utah State arrived two or a play away from disturbing Michigan State in East Lansing at Week 1 last season.
They’re a group with leadership during their roster. Wake Forest did what they had to do to get to Rice in Texas. Their triumph is evidenced by quarterback Jamie Newman, who is searching for a breakout effort during his second season as the starting QB at Wake Forest.
Newman handed 9 touchdowns and 4 interceptions, while rushing for 247 yards and an additional 4 touchdowns on the floor. The Wake Forest training staff are currently anticipating him to choose in 2019 and thus far no complaints.
Newman connected through the atmosphere and 1 to the floor to 3 touchdowns. He also passed 401 yards onto a 72.3% completion rate. This was contrary to a Utah State defense that is great. They are underrated and may get after a crime if taken lightly. Wake Forest prevented taking them lightly and Newman is on pace to break his extremities from last year.
Their opponents on Friday night, Rice, fell with a score of 14-7 from Army at Week 1. Rice held in there and did fine for their criteria, although army aren’t expected to be as great as the last couple of years. It is exactly that , young, although there is some young talent about the Rice football team.
Redshirt freshman Wiley Green won the QB job, becoming his feet wet as a freshman in 2018. Don’t be shocked when we see somebody else have a chance at quarterback, though. This can be a rematch of a 56-24 Wake Forest triumph last season. Head below to our free Wake Forest vs. Rice pick.
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Rice are only trying to find out it . If Wiley Green will maintain the aims they don’t know and this year will be a pastime for him. He had it hard at 2018 as a true freshman. Green handed for 3 touchdowns and 4 interceptions with a 51.1% completion rate. He did not play against Wake Forest .
He must be better than that for Rice and win more than a few matches. It had been more of this 2019 effort in Week 1 of the same for him. While working heavily on the running game, he completed 50% of his passes.
They will need more than this to stay with Wake Forest in this contest. The game isn’t going to work against the Demon Deacons. They’re not Clemson, who’d have the ability to run the ball up the gut and gain yardage on Wake Forest continuously.
When there’s a strength of the Wake Forest, then it is certainly the secondary. Bassey has major ball skills that are being recognized by NFL scouts. The Rice coaching team will be holding their breath, if Green moves the ball his way.
Gears has to shift tenfold from Army to Wake Forest this past week. They have been imagining a triple-option offense, for Army all summertime, and Rice must defend Jamie Newman. Newman is a dual-threat who will keep it to the floor or air out it. He is likely going to encounter trouble against defenses that are elite, but expect him to shred the Rice defense.
The Owls allowed 446 yards per game for 106th. There was no concept of stopping the pass and this was against Conference USA talent. Search to pad his own stats. He is likely to be close to some career-high 9 touchdown passes from a week heading into Period 3, after death for 3 touchdowns a week.
Too many drives are currently going to stall without a capable QB for Rice to keep up with Wake and Newman Forest. Rice needed a 165-yard rusher against Wake Forest in 2018 and they still got blown out of the water. This resembles a game in favour of Wake Forest.