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Waxahachie, Texas- November 13, 2015- The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) football team will play their last game of the season against Bacone College (BC) on Saturday, November 12, 2015.  The Lions are currently 6-3, tied for the winningest season in program history (set in 2013).  BC is 2-8 overall.

“Like always, Bacone is very athletic,” says head coach Frank Tristan , “Coach Livingston has them playing their best football now.  Defensively, they will pressure Collins with different looks that we haven’t seen before.”

The Warriors are led by quarterback Trey Seward .  Seward is averaging 131 yards passing.  His completion rate is 46%.  Running back Roderic Mackey is averaging 69 yards per game.

Defensively, Bacone is led by linebacker Shawndell Kirkland .  Kirkland leads in tackles, sacks and interceptions.  He averages eight tackles per game, has two sacks total and two interceptions on the season.

BC is 2-3 in the Central States Football League (CSFL).  Their two wins come from Wayland Baptist University and Lyon College.

SAGU is coming off of a bye week.  Their last game was a loss in the CSFL conference championship against Arizona Christian University .

SAGU quarterback CJ Collins currently leads the conference in passing, averaging 212 yards per game for 57%. Chaz Moncriffe is leading the Lions in receiving with nearly four catches per game, averaging nine yards per catch.  The last two games Moncriffe has scored a touchdown in each game.  Running back Ricky Bickham is rushing for an average of 64 yards per game.

Senior Jeremiah Maat is averaging seven tackles a game.  Junior D’Vonn Brown is averaging over one sack per game as well as earning two tackles for loss per game.

Before the game, the Lions will honor 13 seniors; Venique Benton , Shakeem Taylor , Tyler Jenkins , Eric Smith , Jeremiah Maat, Brishad Richardson , Derius Griffin, Caleb Shelly , Michael Umphenour , Deonte Morrison , Mohamed Mansaray , Trevor VanKempen and Austin Hines .

The 2015 seniors are the first seniors to earn a winning record while at SAGU.  If they earn a win on Saturday they will end their college football careers with a record of 21-19.  All 13 seniors have been at SAGU for four years.

SAGU Sports Network will be broadcasting the game.  You can watch live HERE .  The broadcast starts at 1:30pm and will show senior day recognition.

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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