Abilene Christian 42 Midwestern State 41
Daniel Polk ends his career with 477 yards of total offense today, including a school record 290 yds rushing, and a career total of 8,276 yds of total offense (3,556 this year)
After going all of 2006 and the first 7 games of the 2007 season without thowing more than one INT in a game, Billy Malone threw multiple interceptions for the fourth consecutive game. Jerale Badon with a good a good game 7 receptions 80 yds, Bernard Scott with a great game 178 rushing, 3 TDs, and 90 yds receiving.1559 He now has 1,737 yds rushing this season and 26 rushing TDs.
MSU had over 400 yds of offense in the first half, got away from their game plan and fall short 42-41. With a strong wind in their face, they elect not to attempt a 45 yard FG at the end of the ball game, and an incomplete pass ended the game. MSU failed to win a game this year against a team with a winning record, and lost all three against the LSC South's big three.
ENMU 52 Panhandle State 0
Michael Benton rushes for 198 yds and 3 TDs in his career finale. Benton passed Tom Manley to set the single season rushing record for the Greyhounds with 1,458 and ends his career with 3,884. The Greyhound defense picked up 13 sacks, including 4 by Kenneth Odie, and limited OPSU to 151 yds of offense, including a negative 50 rushing. This would have been a great game to let the Greyhounds expand on their passing game, but they put the ball up just 4 times in the game.
Texas A&M Kingsville 47 Angelo State 21
The Javelinas end the season on a strong note, scoring their most points in two years, and winning two of their last three games. Daniel Ramirez, the Javelinas third string quarterback at the start of the season, went 23-32 for 272 yds and 4 tds. Ray Miller had his tenth 100 yd rushing game in his career finale. And Rod Mosley picked off his sixth and seventh passes of the season. For the Rams, Josh Neiswander had 2 TD passes and Jay Immel led the Rams to a TD (his own). Better things lie ahead for both of these two young teams.
West Texas A&M 39 Tarleton State 14
For the first time since the 1998 Central Oklahoma Bronchos, an LSC football team has gone undefeated through the regular season. The WTAM Buffs beat Tarleton for the third straight season, outgaining the Texans by a 630 to 330 margin, including a 168 to 99 margin rushing. Keith Null showed little effects of a two week layoff, throwing for 462 yds and 4 tds, going 42 of 56, but with two INTs. Keithon Flemming had 93 yds rushing and 44 receiving (and a receiving TD) as well. Scott Grantham threw 3 INTs and only 1 TD and completed less than half his passes. The Texans will have to wait to see if they will make the playoffs.
and now for the action in the LSC North...........
Northeastern State 22 Central Oklahoma 14
Josh Lewis ran for 124 yds, and Joe Hogan had 2 TD passes to lead the Riverhawks to a win over UCO. NSU won 3 of their last 6 games. Will Clewis ends his collegiate career with 11 tackles, 2.5 for losses and a broken up pass. Was this the end of the Chuck Langston era at UCO?
Southwestern Oklahoma 21 Texas A&M Commerce 14
The Bulldogs shut out the Lions in the second half, while scoring 2 TDs of their own. Steve Day threw for 251 yds and 2 TDs for the Bulldogs, while Nabil El-Amin had another 100 yd rushing game for the Lions.
Southeastern Oklahoma 38 East Central 28
Sean Cooper rushed for 174 yds and 2 TDs, Daniel Nichols had 7 catches for 183 yds and 3 TDs, Brandon Covington had 5 for 106, and Brandon Noohi threw for 386 yds and 3 TDs to lead the Savage Storm to a share of the LSC North Championship (with every other team besides East Central). Marcus Johnson threw for 279 yds, but had 3 INTs, and Jazz Holland had a season high 161 yds and 2 tds rushing for the Tigers.
Thanks LSC North for screwing up my record.