Collin Sutton will be on the other side of the football when Truman State plays at Southwest Baptist this Saturday afternoon. The former Bulldog backup quarterback, who transferred to SBU in the offseason, averages 193 yards of total offense in seven games played. ‘Dogs coach Gregg Nesbitt says playing a former teammate is a different dynamic….
The Bearcats were picked third in the GLVC Preseason Poll, but have struggled to a 2-6 mark and are 1-3 in the GLVC. The Bulldogs are 7-1, 3-1 in the conference, and ranked 21st. The two teams are also separated by penalty yards this season. Truman is 2nd in Division II fewest penalty yards per game, while SBU is 154th….
SBU has the conference’s leading rusher in Abel Carter. He also won the GLVC rushing title last year. Bearcats coach Robert Clardy says that comes with a maturing offensive line….
SBU kicker Logan Turner leads the country in field goals per game having made 16-of-19.
The Bulldogs appeared in the first Super Region Three Top Ten this week. Coach Nesbitt says it’s recognition his guys deserve….
The Bulldogs are 29-5 all-time against Southwest Baptist, but lost in their last visit to Bolivar two years ago. You can hear Saturday’s game on KRES and centralmoinfo.com starting with the Truman Tailgate at 12:15. Brad, Eric and Hank will have the call.