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TRUMAN TOPS MISSOURI S_T WITH GAME-WINNING FG IN FINAL SECONDS

Truman State football produced a game-winning drive on Homecoming versus Missouri S&T Saturday.



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Brad Boyer on the call of sophomore Josh Scheiderer’s game-winning 28-yard field goal with seven seconds left on KRES and centralmoinfo.com. Bennett Swope then sacked Brennan Simms to seal a 41-39 victory. The Bulldogs led a turnover and penalty-filled game 38-25 with 12 minutes left, but the Miners capitalized on miscues and grabbed a 39-38 advantage on a 13-yard touchdown run with two and a half minutes left. Gregg Nesbitt’s 6-1 Bulldogs then drove 64 yards on 13 plays before Scheiderer’s kick.



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Nesbitt’s quarterback Jaden Barr completed four passes on the game-winning drive, and the senior escaped several tackles on third and 10 for a remarkable first down run. The Bulldog head coach evaluated the late game execution.



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The Miner defense assisted the drive with a second and 18 unsportsmanlike penalty. Barr finished with 272 passing yards and three touchdowns along with 107 rushing yards and one touchdown.



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Spencer Newell caught eight of Barr’s passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Sam Reeves recorded three and a half tackles for loss and two sacks, and Brookfield’s Reed McBroom paced the Bulldogs with 11 tackles. 6-1 Truman improves to 3-1 in the GLVC. Missouri S&T suffered its first conference loss and moves to 5-2 overall. The Bulldogs visit William Jewell next week with the Truman Tailgate at 2:10. Hear Bulldog head coach Gregg Nesbitt’s full postgame interview, along with our interview with quarterback Jaden Barr, with this story at centralmoinfo.com.

Gregg Nesbitt Full Postgame Interview


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Jaden Barr Full Postgame Interview


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