Virginia University of Lynchburg

If Morgan State wins Saturday, it won't count

If Morgan State wins Saturday, it won't count

At first glance, it appears Morgan State's football opponent today, Virginia University of Lynchburg, is a good team to end the Bears' wretched start. Morgan State is 0-2, having lost to Air Force (63-7) and Illinois State (67-14) on the road. The Dragons are winless after losses to Elizabeth City (71-0) and Livingstone (48-19).

Morgan State is a Division I school with deep roots and a rich heritage. Virginia-Lynchburg is a private, historically black Christian college that began its Division II program in 2011 and has taken its lumps since, going 0-8 last year. The Bears have sent dozens of players to the pros. The Dragons turn out clergy.

It's Morgan State's home opener (4...