The Wofford Terriers are anxious to get their season underway this Saturday at Georgia Tech, not just for the chance to upset the Yellow Jackets but to wash away the bitterness of a four game losing streak to end last season that cost them a berth in the FCS playoffs.
Last year’s 5-6 mark was just the third losing season for the Terriers since the turn of the century, and they missed the playoffs for the first time in four seasons. Head coach Mike Ayers used three quarterbacks regularly but this season he hopes that sophomore Evan Jacks can handle the job and bring more production to the position.
The Terriers hurt themselves last season with turnovers. Their quarterbacks threw 10 interceptions and only competed 66 passes for the season. They also lost 14 fumbles. Ayers is also hopeful of improvement on defense from the nearly 400 yards per game yield of last season.
The Terriers’ home opener will be September 13th against North Carolina and their SOCON opener will be at home October 4th against The Citadel.