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Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football East Texas Baptist University

The first half was surprisingly close when it comes to the stats.  At the end of the first quarter the score was 29-14, ETBU.  SAGU’s quarterback CJ Collins was 12 for 15 for 120 yards.  ETBU was 7 of 9 for 11 yards.

At the end of the second quarter, SAGU was 1 st and goal, when Collins was sacked for a loss and was injured, resulting in a stalled drive and a good field goal attempt by SAGU, making the score 44-23.  Collins was unable to play the rest of the game.  In his first half performance his numbers were impressive.  He was 23 for 29 for 241 yards and three touchdowns.

The second half did not go in the Lions favor.  ETBU continued a high-tempo offense and the Lions had trouble stopping them as well as scoring themselves.  ETBU’s wide receiver Chase Sojka had eight receptions for 185 yards and running back Jordan McNeil had 16 carries for 159 yards.

SAGU’s Marco Matthews had eight tackles and Quindell Daniels had seven tackles. JP Lowery rushed for 76 yards on 12 carries. Bryant Dotson had four carries for 68 yards and two touchdowns.

The Lions will host their home opener on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 6pm.  SAGU will play Hardin Simmons University .  HSU is currently ranked no. 12 in the NCAA Div. III.

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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