Stephen F. Austin held onto Chief Caddo for the fourth consecutive year after beating Northwestern State 34-17, while McNeese State closed its season with a 35-0 shutout of Lamar. In non-conference action, No. 10/10 Central Arkansas beat No. 24/25 Eastern
Illinois, while No. 3/3 Sam Houston State fell at Texas A&M, ranked as high as No. 9 in the FBS polls.
Stephen F. Austin 34, Northwestern State 17
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Sophomore running back Gus Johnson recorded his second 200-yard rushing game of the season as Stephen F. Austin closed out the 2012 campaign with a 34-17 victory over rival Northwestern State Saturday afternoon in Nacogdoches, Texas. It
is the fourth consecutive victory against SFA’s rival from the east, and equals longest win streak against the Demons in program history .
McNeese State 35, Lamar 0
LAKE CHARLES – A true freshman stole the show on senior day as Kelvin Bennett rushed for 112 yards on just four carries, including a school and Cowboy Stadium record 93 yard touchdown sprint as McNeese closed out the 2012 season with a 35-0 shutout against
Lamar on Saturday. |
No. 10/10 Central Arkansas 48, No. 24/25 Eastern Illinois 30
CONWAY, Ark. – The No. 10/10 Bears (9-2), with their ticket already punched for the NCAA Division I Playoffs, strengthened their resume with a convincing 48-30 victory No. 24/25 Eastern Illinois. UCA held EIU’s offense to just 297 yards, 202 yards under its
season average of 499. |
Texas A&M 47, No. 3/3 Sam Houston State 28
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Sam Houston State got its offense rolling in the third quarter to score four second half touchdowns in a 47-28 loss to Texas A&M Saturday at Kyle Field.
Watch the selection show for the NCAA Division I Playoffs Sunday at 12:30 p.m., CT, on ESPNU.