JMU Football Opponent Report: Towson

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HARRISONBURG, Va. -- The No. 7 James Madison football team is preparing for a road game at No. 15 Towson Saturday afternoon.

Courtesy: Towson Athletics

The Tigers (7-3 Overall, 5-2 CAA) have the top scoring offense in the Colonial Athletic Association. Towson averages 38.7 points per game.

Leading the way is quarterback Tom Flacco. Flacco, who is the younger brother of Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco, is a dual-threat who leads the CAA with 25 passing touchdowns while rushing for 65 yards per game.

"Certainly Flacco is what makes that offense go and his ability to run and throw the ball accurately has given people fits all year," said JMU head coach Mike Houston.

Meanwhile, Towson's defense has struggled at times this season. The Tigers are surrendering 27.7 points per contest.

Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland.