Preview: Bears Vs Spiders
It's the silver anniversary edition of Maine vs Richmond football - the 25th time the Bears and Spiders meet on the gridiron.
This year's meeting is at Alfond Stadium in Orono and Richmond will come to town as the nation's #8 ranked team.
The Spiders are getting a lot of notice after knocking off powerful Villanova last week. They came to Maine with a 4-1 CAA record, 7-2 overall.
Maine is 2-3 CAA, 3-5 overall.
Here are some of the stat lines...
- Through the first 24 games, the Bears vs Spiders series is tied 12-12
- The last time the Spiders came to Orono (in 2009), the Spiders were ranked #1 in the nation.
- Richmond leads the CAA in passing offense (321 YPG). Maine's defense is second best in the CAA against the pass (161 YPG)
The CAA standings heading into the weekend....