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Lindenwood Set To Defend GLVC Title After Not Playing In The Spring

The Lindenwood Lions are the defending Great Lakes Valley Conference football champions if you go back to the last full season of play in the fall of 2019. If you go back to the abbreviated spring season, the Lions were a no-show. Lindenwood coach Jed Stugart says they initially agreed with the GLVC plan to move a shortened season from the fall of 2020 to this past spring. He explains how that changed….

Stugart believes he has a team that can make another run at a GLVC championship….

Quarterback Cade Brister will lead the Lions offense. The 2019 GLVC Offensive Player of the Year threw for 3,779 yards and 39 touchdowns, in also earning Honorable Mention All-American honors. Brister discusses his next step…..

Lindenwood also had the 2019 GLVC Defensive Player of the Year in Drew Seers. The First Team All-American was second in Division II in tackles per game (13.5). Seers says his preparation for the season goes beyond tackles….

While he coaches Lindenwood football, Coach Stugart is also connected to Truman State. His daughter, Gracie, signed in the offseason to play basketball for the Bulldogs…..

Jed Stugart and Lindenwood went 9-4 in 2019 and a perfect 7-0 in the GLVC. After winning a first round NCAA Playoff game over Ouachita Baptist, the Lions were overwhelmed by Northwest Missouri State 63-7. Lindenwood will kickoff this season at home against Angelo State. The Lions will be the Family Night opponent at Truman State on October 2nd.


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