Seeing is believing.
It’s easy to judge a team by its record, especially when it’s winless like Lock Haven (0-8, 0-6 PSAC West) is.
Add the fact Lock Haven lost its 40th consecutive game today at Edinboro by 35 points, 42-7, and it’s even easier to think the Bald Eagles are a joke of a program.
The Eagles have the NCAA’s longest active losing skid regardless of division and set a PSAC record for most consecutive losses.
However, I can say with conviction after watching Lock Haven play today in person that it’s not nearly as bad as all losing suggests.
First off, the Eagles have a very good tailback in sophomore Brandon Brader, who rushed for a career-high 168 yards against Edinboro, which by the way has a defense ranked second in the nation in total defense.
The guy runs hard, always keeps his legs going, has some shake in his game as well and is a player a team can build around.