Cowboys Travel To SFA Saturday
McNeese travels to the Piney Woods this Saturday to meet the Stephen F Austin Lumberjacks in a Southland Conference contest. The Cowboys are 3-1 overall and 1-1 in SLC play, while the Lumberjacks are 2-2 and 2-0 in league play. McNeese leads the all time series 19-15-2. SFA won last year’s meeting in Lake Charles, 31-28.
The Cowboys returned to the Top 25 poll this week, coming in at 25. The Cowboys have won 3 games in a row, including a 27-12 SLC win over Houston Baptist last week. The Jacks have won 2 straight and beat Abilene Christian 20-10 last Saturday. SFA has also beaten Incarnate Word with their 2 losses coming to SMU 58-14, and Southern Utah 51-14.
Justin Pratt leads the Pokes in rushing with 261 yards on 62 carries and 2 TDs. QB James Tabary has completed 89 of 138 passes for 1015 yards and 11 TDs. Kent Shelby is the leading receiver with 19 catches for 226 yards and 2 TDs. Ashari Goins leads the defense with 25 total tackles. Jermaine Antoine has 2 interceptions.
Airtime is 5 with kickoff at 6 from Nacogdoches and you can hear the game on 92.9 The Lake and 929thelake.com.