JMU Football Opponent Report: Morgan State

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HARRISONBURG, Va. -- James Madison is preparing to play Morgan State Saturday afternoon at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley is in his first season at head coach of the Morgan State football program.

The Bears enter the matchup at 0-1 overall. Morgan State had a bye week in week two after falling to Bowling Green, 46-3, in the season opener. The Bears were limited to just 70 total yards of offense and four first downs in the loss.

Morgan State is led by first-year head coach Tyrone Wheatley, who was a standout collegiate running back at Michigan before playing ten years in the NFL with the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders.

Kickoff between Morgan State and JMU is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at Bridgeforth Stadium.