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Zips football: A couple of small notes

By George Thomas Published: September 13, 2012

That offensive player of the week award for quarterback Dalton Williams isn't a fluke as far as his receivers go.  Senior receiver Marqelo Suel is currently ranked fourth in the conference with 14 receptions in just two games, a fact he attributes to quarterback Dalton Williams

“It's a real big difference.  It starts with the (offensive) line then the quarterback.  If the quarterback can't get you the ball, you can't do nothing,” he said.

Now if some of the youger pass catchers could just consistently hang on to the ball.

Speaking of O-line

Backup center Vinnie Rizzo will start at guard in place of Dylan Brumbaugh against Morgan State.

Coach Terry Bowden said the staff made the move because the two are playing at the same level, but Rizzo has more experience. Additionally, he wasn’t able to unseat starting center Travis Switzer.

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