SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University football team travels to Merrimack on Sunday afternoon to take on the Warriors. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m.
Sunday's game can be watched free-of-charge on NECFrontRow.com.
- Bryant owns a 9-6 lead in the all-time series, having won each of the last eight meetings.
- The two teams met for the first time as Division I opponents in 2019, with the Black and Gold earning a 24-17 victory.
- The win was the first for second-year head coach Chris Merritt.
Bulldogs Notes and Notables
- Bryant is 0-1 on the year following a 24-19 loss to LIU last Sunday.
- Joe Andreessen highlighted the afternoon for the Bulldogs, tying a single-game program record with 17 tackles. He also added 4.5 TFLs, the second-most in a single game in program history.
- Andre Brackett added 124 all-purpose yards and also forced a fumble on defense.
- Bryant's running game produced 154 yards on the ground, with Daniel Adeboboye rushing for 76 yards on 15 carries.
- Adeboboye enters Sunday's game just 60 yards shy of 1,000 for his career.
- David Zorrilla led Bryant's receiving corps with five catches for 45 yards and a touchdown. It was his second-career receiving TD.
A bit about the Warriors
- Merrimack will be playing its first game of the season on Sunday. The Warriors had their game with Wagner postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.
- The Warriors finished the 2019 season, their first as a Division I program, with a 6-5 overall record.
- Merrimack will have to replace both its starting quarterback and the league's top receiver this spring.
- Bryant returns home to host Wagner on March 21 at Beirne Stadium.