TRUMAN FOOTBALL MAKES ITS FIRST VISIT TO GLVC NEWCOMER LINDENWOOD

Truman State football makes it’s first-ever visit to Great Lakes Valley Conference newcomer Lindenwood this Saturday. Coach Gregg Nesbitt and the 5-0 Bulldogs will arrive as the 24th ranked team in the country….



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This will be the second time the Bulldogs welcome Lindenwood to their conference. In 2012, the Lions left the NAIA to become Division 2 and join the MIAA. That was Truman’s last year in the MIAA. Lindenwood coach Jed Stugart discusses the transition…..



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In their one meeting in the MIAA, the Lions came to Stokes Stadium and claimed a 38-13 victory. This Lindenwood team has dropped three non-conference games, but like Truman, comes into the matchup with a 2-0 mark in the GLVC. Coach Stugart breaks down the Bulldog team he’ll face….



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True freshmen are making a mark on this Truman team, including Isaiah Estes. The former KRES All-Star from Fayette led the team in tackles with six in last week’s blowout of SBU….



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In Nesbitt’s one season as Central Methodist defensive coordinator in 2006 he faced a Jed Stugart-led MidAmerica Nazarence team. Two Columbia high school products start for Lindenwood in running back Nash Sutherlin from Battle and left guard Logan Wright of Rock Bridge. Alex Faddoul from Helias is the backup quarterback to the GLVC Offensive Player of the Week, Cade Brister, who threw for 415 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-37 victory over McKendree last week. Brister went out with an injury and Faddoul finished up.

You can hear the Bulldogs and Lions from St. Charles this Saturday on KRES and centralmoinfo.com starting with the Truman Tailgate at 12:10. Brad, Kevin and Hank will have the call.

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