Bears look to play spoiler vs. rival Wildcats
UMaine enters the contest with one of the top defenses in Division I-AA. The Bears lead the nation in total defense (227.9 yards per game) and rank second in rushing defense (60.9 ypg), third in sacks (3.6 per game), fourth in tackles for a loss (8.0 per game) and sixth in scoring defense (12.5 points per contest).
That said, the Bears must contend with a Wildcat offense that ranks second in I-AA in scoring (38.2 ppg), third in total offense (420.1 ypg) and ninth in passing offense (259 ypg).
The 'Cats also have good run threats in Chad Kackert (44 yds., 3 TDs), Chris Ward (366 yds., 6 TDs) and the elusive [Ricky Santos] (357 yds., 10 TDs). And Keith LeVan (54 catches, 518 yds., 3 TDs) is another receiving standout for UNH.
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