Truman State will play in its first postseason game since 1994 Saturday when the Bulldogs meet Ohio Dominican in the inaugural America’s Crossroads Bowl, in Hobart, Indiana. This will be the third time the Bulldogs have played in a bowl game and the first since the 1980 Shrine Classic. Coach Gregg Nesbitt says the extra practices have been good….
Nesbitt is wrapping up his 10th season since returning to be the head coach of the alma mater. Truman comes into the bowl game with a record of 9-2 and ranked 23rd in the final regular season American Football Coaches Association poll. The Panthers of Ohio Dominican enter the matchup with a record of 7-2. The only losses for both programs came against NCAA playoff teams. Coach Nesbitt says there are more similarities between the two squads….
4th year Ohio Dominican coach Kelly Cummings echos the thoughts of Nesbitt….
The Panthers missed a chance to win the Great Midwest Athletic Conference when they lost in week 4 to Tiffin. In week 2, Cummings’ crew lost at top ranked Valdosta State, which he says was beneficial….
Nesbitt’s Bulldogs have a chance to become the first 10-win team in program history….
This will be the 7th postseason appearance in Truman football history. You can hear the America’s Crossroads Bowl featuring the Bulldogs and Ohio Dominican Saturday afternoon on Superstation KRES and centralmoinfo.com starting with the Truman Tailgate at 12:15. Brad, Kevin and Hank will have the call from Brickyard Stadium in Hobart, Indiana.