Southern Miss' Lloyd Throws Two Picks Against Boise State
News:Ricky Lloyd threw for 143 yards on 12-of-21 passing with two interceptions against Boise State on Saturday.
Analysis:Ricky Lloyd lasted about two and a half quarters, before he was pulled in favor of Anthony Alford, who was allowed to try his hand against a Boise State defense that never budged. Until Lloyd improves his accuracy as a passer, he should be avoided in most leagues.
Southern Miss' Lloyd Throws Eight Passes in Monsoon Against Louisville
News:Ricky Lloyd threw for 25 yards on 2-of-8 passing and rushed for seven yards on 12 carries against Louisville in a monsoon on Saturday.
Analysis: The rain made passing the ball almost impossible for both teams, so they both turned to the run game to move the ball. Against Boise State this coming Saturday, Ricky Lloyd shouldn't be on fantasy rosters as their defense has allowed one passing TD coming into Saturday.
Southern Miss' Lloyd Throws TD at Western Kentucky
News:Ricky Lloyd threw for 72 yards on 4-of-5 passing with a touchdown and rushed for 16 yards on six carries at Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Analysis: You haven't seen a mess till you've seen Southern Miss' QB situation this season. In this game Ricky Lloyd was one of three QBs to play as the team has still not yet settled on a starter. Logic would dictate that after he only had one incomplete pass, Lloyd would get have a leg up in the competition to be the starter in the team's next game. Until Souther Miss can figure out who their starting QB is, avoid the roster when thinking about fantasy players who can help your team.
Southern Miss' Alford and Lloyd Getting Most of the Reps with Campbell Sidelined
News: With Chris Campbell out with a sore shoulder, Ricky Lloyd and Anthony Alford have been getting most of the reps in practice, the Hattiesburg-American reports.
Analysis: Campbell is expected to be back on Saturday, but in the meantime, Ricky Lloyd is getting the chance to makeup any ground he has lost to Campbell and Alford in the battle to be the team's starting QB.
Southern Miss' Lloyd Throws for TD in First Scrimmage
News:Ricky Lloyd threw for 21 yards and a TD on 4-of-7 passing, in the team's first scrimmage, the Hattiesburg-American reports.
Analysis:Ricky Lloyd is competing with Anthony Alford and Chris Campbell for the starting job at the moment. Most likely, he'll end up the third string QB by the end of camp.
News: The Southern Miss QB battle is down to Chris Campbell, Ricky Lloyd, and Anthony Alford, the Hattiesburg American reports.
Analysis: Campbell is still considered the favorite at this point, but more will be known after Saturday's scrimmage.
Southern Miss' Lloyd Showing Athleticism in QB Battle
News:Ricky Lloyd has impressed coach Ellis Johnson with his athleticism in camp, the Hattiesburg American reports.
Analysis:Ricky Lloyd's athleticism should help him in his battle with Chris Campbell for the team's starting QB job. Also working in his favor is the fact that offensive coordinator Steve Buckley was his high school coach. Should Lloyd win the QB battle, expect Southern Miss to run the ball more to take advantage of Lloyd's skill set.