Record: 0-5, FCS (formerly Division I-AA) independent
Last time they played: This will be the teams' first meeting.
Savannah State on offense: Despite playing from behind for much of its five games, the Tigers lean toward the run, with a 53/47 run-pass ratio. Running back Sheldon Barnes was productive for the Tigers in their last game, a 52-14 loss to Liberty, running 16 times for 76 yards. Quarterback Antonio Bostick, who began the season as a backup but started against Liberty, has completed only 55.6 percent of his passes but has not thrown an interception in 45 attempts.
Savannah State on defense: There's not a lot the Tigers are doing right on defense. They are last in FCS in scoring defense (42.2 points per game), last in rushing defense (278.4 yards per game) and third to last in pass efficiency defense (166.08). Defensive back Darren Hunter (Tri-Cities High) leads Savannah State in tackles with 49 with one interception.
Savannah State on special teams: Punter Derek Williams has been among the team's busiest players, with 34 punts averaging 37.4 yards. Williams, also the kicker, is 2-for-6 on field goals with a long of 43 yards.
What you should know: Julius Dixon is the team's interim head coach after coach Robby Wells resigned in January. Wells later filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging discrimination based on race.
What you might not know: Three-time Super Bowl champion Shannon Sharpe played for Savannah State.
Coach: Julius Dixon, 0-5 in one season at Savannah State.
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