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Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football Austin College

SAGU and AC have one common opponent so far this year in Howard Payne .  The Lions beat HPU 27-21.  The Roos topped HPU 19-17.

“Overall, Austin College is very sound and they don’t make mistakes,” explains head coach Frank Tristan.

Last week against Whittier, AC didn’t have any penalties against them.

AC has three strong defensive players in Charles Eneh , Hayden Schiling and defensive back Major Adams .  Eneh is averaging over eight tackles per game.  Schiling’s is averaging over one sack per game.  Adams is their big play-maker, he has one interception for the season as well as averaging over four tackles per game.

“Their quarterback Cooper Woodyard is an outstanding athlete and can do it all,” says Tristan, “We have to try and contain him for sure.”

Last week, Woodyard had over 100 yards rushing and over 200 yards passing.  For the season he has a 68% completion rate.  He is averaging 237 yards passing per game.  He has three touchdowns for the year and two interceptions.

Last year the Lions played the Roos in the second game of the season.  SAGU topped AC 20-17.  The Lions were able to block a punt at the end of the game to keep AC from tying the score.

This week, SAGU quarterback Lincoln Kenitzer will get his second start of his college career.  Against HSU, Kenitzer went 16 of 25 passing for 188 yards and one touchdown.

In the overall series, Austin College is beating SAGU 8-3.

Game time is at 6pm at Lumpkins Stadium.  The game will be broadcast live on SAGU Sports Network.

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.
Contact: Natalie Tristan, SAGU SID, [email protected]

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