Truman Starts Conference Play At McKendree

After working their way through a four-game non-conference slate unscathed, the Truman State Bulldogs start Great Lakes Valley Conference play at McKendree on Saturday. Though the Bearcats are winless in three tries, ‘Dogs coach Gregg Nesbitt says conference games are a challenge…..

McKendree coach Mike Babcock says his offense needs to do a better job staying on the field….

Bearcat receiver Yogi Flager is doing his part. The returning First Team All-GLVC selection is 3rd in Division 2 football in receptions per game.

Truman running back Mason Huskey was named the GLVC Offensive Player of the Week, after his 115-yard rushing, three-touchdown effort at Wayne State. Coach Nesbitt says the Hallsville native has taken advantage of an opportunity…..

Huskey is third in the GLVC in rushing, with an average of 79 yards per game, and has the second most total rushing yards (318).

Babcock says special teams make Truman complete….

Truman leads the country in fewest penalty, penalty yards, and penalty yards per game. The Bulldogs are tied for 4th in scoring defense giving up just 12 points per game.

You can hear the Bulldogs at McKendree this Saturday on Superstation KRES and starting with the Truman Tailgate at 12:15. Brad and Hank will have the call.