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SoCon has rough showing during first week
By MATT Georgia Southern, Samford, and that’s it. Everybody else in the Southern Conference lost on the opening weekend, and for some of them, it came as quite a surprise. The losers against Football Bowl Subdivision teams -- Wofford lost 69-3 to Baylor, Western Carolina lost 45-24 at Middle Tennessee State and Elon got smoked, 70-0, by Georgia Tech -- weren’t too surprised, but Furman, The Citadel and Chattanooga’s losses to Football Championship Subdivision teams left everybody feeling a bit shell shocked.Even Appalachian State, which lost on the road at Montana, underwhelmed with a 30-6 final score.