Truman Shuts Out Jewell

Truman State celebrated homecoming with its first shutout in 5 years blanking William Jewell 52-0 Saturday at Stokes Stadium. Cody Schrader ran for 172 yards and three touchdowns. He got the scoring started on the Bulldogs second possession….

Brad Boyer with the call on KRES and Freshman Jake Closser of Blair Oaks High School picked off his first collegiate pass and the Bulldogs turned that into instant points…

Jaylen Jefferson had two rushing touchdowns and 76 yards. Nolan Hair threw touchdown passes to tight ends Matt Hall of Columbia and freshman Chris Kerr and the Bulldogs built a 42-0 lead by halftime. Truman coach Gregg Nesbitt said it was a strong way to bounce back from last week’s loss….

Isaiah Estes of Fayette led the Bulldogs with eight tackles and fellow linebacker Ulysses Ross had three sacks. The ‘Dogs set a program record 10 sacks and three takeaways. Nesbitt was happy his reserves preserved the shutout….

Josh Scheiderer had a 45-yard field goal and moved to 5th place in career scoring (247). William Jewell remains winless. Truman improves to 6-2 overall and 2-2 in the conference. The Bulldogs will host Quincy next Saturday. We will have the broadcast on KRES starting at 11:15am.

Truman coach Gregg Nesbitt: