Your three-game SoCon forecast:
Greenville, S.C., App State at Furman. Recent local drought conditions have abated thanks to relief two of the past three weekends, but any warm feelings will be stopped cold. An unexpected ice storm moves into the area overnight, as severe lows seek to steal warmth for a new fire. There will be plenty of slush on the field, with total game rushing accumulations of more than 400 yards possible. There’s a 35% chance of up to three INTs, with some pretty ugly play at times. High upper 30s. Low mid 20s.
Statesboro, Ga, The Citadel at Georgia Southern. The greater Statesboro area continues to rebuild from the devastation inflicted last season by Hurricane VanGorder. The local economy was Fostering some significant growth before Lowe expectations brought immediate positive returns. Some backpeddling could be seen this weekend as a front from the north east is expected to bring high winds and thunder, with limited lightning. Defense is expected to be light, with a 60% chance whoever scores last wins. Accumulations of 450 total yards possible by Lawson. High upper 40s. Low low 40s.
Elon, UTC at Elon. The sun is rarely as bright back home as it is when you’re away on vacation, but this will be one of those special weekends. Expect clears skies and dozens of passes, with a margin sprouting around 17 by the fourth. There’s a 45% chance Riddle has a career day. High upper 30s. Low upper teens.
Last week: 2-2
Highs: +36 (127 actual/163 forecast)
Lows: -11 (101 actual/90 forecast)