Jamar Smith plays for a new head coach, Nathan Belch tallies 15 tackles

Jamar Smith (#45) closes in on Western Kentucky running back Jakari Moses
During the week leading up to UTEP’s Homecoming Game the Miners’ head coach Sean Kugler resigned. He was replaced on an interim basis by former UTEP head coach Mike Price.
 
Under their new head coach the winless Miners almost pulled out their first victory of the season. UTEP missed three field goals in a 15-14 loss to Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers went for two and made it after their first touchdown.
Jamar came off the bench and had four total tackles- two solo and two assists.
Through six games Jamar has 22 total tackles- 15 solo’s and 7 assists.
First Quarter
3rd and 10 at WKU35 WHITE, Mike pass complete to TRIGG, Marquez for 2 yards to the WKU37 (SMITH, Jamar).
Second Quarter
1st and 10 at UTEP33 MOSES, Jakairi rush for 5 yards to the UTEP28 (JACKSON, Julian;NEEDHAM, Nik).
1st and 10 at UTEP18 MOSES, Jakairi rush for no gain to the UTEP18 (LOGAN, Sky;SMITH, Jamar).

Fourth Quarter

1st and 10 at UTEP35 WHITE, Mike pass complete to MOSES, Jakairi for loss of 1 yard to the UTEP36 (SMITH, Jamar).
Defensive Statistics
Smith, Jamar – Defensive Statistics
Date Opponent Tackles Sacks Fumble Int Pass Blkd PAT
Solo AST TOT TFL YDS TOT YDS FF FR YDS TOT YDS QBH BRK KICK RUSH RCV SAF
9/2/2017 at Oklahoma 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/9/2017 RICE 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2017 Arizona 3 0 3 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2017 at NM State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/30/2017 at ARMY 3 3 6 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2017 WKU 2 2 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 15 7 22 3.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Belch tallies a career-high 15 tackles

Former Toombs County Bulldog Nathan Belch led St. Andrews with 15 tackles in a 34-27 loss at Bluefield. The safety had 12 solo tackles and 3 assists.

Bluefield scored the winning touchdown with just 53 seconds to play on a 7-yard run.

In his last two games Nathan has made a total of 27 tackles.

First Quarter

Malik BROWN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 3 yards

1st and 10 at SAU48 Malik BROWN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 3 yards

1st and 10 at BC11 Alex MARTIN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 9 yards

MARTIN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch, Darius West for 8 yards

2nd and 4 at BC42 Alex MARTIN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 12 yards

1st and 10 at SAU46 Rashad BUTLER Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 4 yards

Second Quarter

3rd and 16 at SAU40 Cason WHITT Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 15 yards

2nd and 3 at BC43 Malik BROWN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 5 yards

1st and 10 at SAU36 Cason WHITT Carries(QB Keeper) Tackled by Nathan Belch for -3 yards

2nd and 13 at SAU39 Cason WHITT Passes to Walter HAROLD COMPLETE Tackled by Nathan Belch, Christian Scott for 7 yards

Third Quarter

2nd and 4 at BC46 Malik BROWN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 4 yards

2nd and 3 at SAU3 Rashad BUTLER Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 2 yards

3rd and 1 at SAU1 Cason WHITT Carries(QB Keeper) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 0 yards

4th and 1 at SAU1 Steven PACK Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 0 yards

Fourth Quarter

2nd and 1 at SAU45 Malik BROWN Carries(Hand Off) Tackled by Nathan Belch for 30 yards