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The Grambling Tigers may be 0-3 and trying to pick themselves up after a difficult loss to Division II Lincoln last week in Kansas City, but interim head coach George Ragsdale refuses to see the glass as half empty.  Ragsdale says the team learned a lot of good things about itself in the loss at the Missouri Classic.

The Grambling offense rolled up 515 yards of total offense and quarterback D. J. Williams threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns.  Ragsdale says, as the running back coach he has been on the offensive side the entire time and knew the Tigers issues this season have not been at quarterback.  Ragsdale pointed out good things happen when Williams' receiver hold on to the football.  As Grambling moves forward, it will do so knowing it can move the ball.  The area that still needs a lot of work is on the defensive side.

The Tigers defense allowed 600 yards of offense to its Division II opponent last week and that needs to get fixed as Grambling returns to SWAC play this week, on the road at 1-2 Alabama State.

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