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Weekly LSC Football Update


September 10, 2007


All Times MDT

South Division

Div. All


Tarleton State 0-0 3-0

Eastern New Mexico 0-0 2-0

Midwestern State 0-0 2-0

West Texas A&M 0-0 2-0

Abilene Christian 0-0 1-1

Angelo State 0-0 0-2

Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-0 0-2

North Division

Div. All


Southwestern Oklahoma 0-0 2-1

Central Oklahoma 0-0 1-1

Southeastern Oklahoma 0-0 1-1

East Central 0-0 1-2

Texas A&M-Commerce 0-0 1-2

Northeastern State 0-0 0-2

LSC overall standings (includes division and crossover games): Central Oklahoma 1-0, East Central 1-0, Eastern New Mexico 1-0, Tarleton State 1-0, Texas A&M-Commerce 1-0, Southwestern Oklahoma 1-1, Abilene Christian 0-0, Midwestern State 0-0, West Texas A&M 0-0, Angelo State 0-1, Northeastern State 0-1, Southeastern Oklahoma 0-1, Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-1.

Thursday’s game

Eastern New Mexico 14, Northeastern State 10.

Saturday’s games

West Texas A&M 63, Adams State 20; East Central 48, Angelo State 31; Tarleton State 41, Southeastern Oklahoma 17; Emporia State 17, Central Oklahoma 7, Abilene Christian 45, Texas State 27; Texas A&M-Commerce 24, Texas A&M-Kingsville 7; Midwestern State 47, Southwestern Oklahoma 10.

Saturday’s games

Northeastern State at Midwestern State, noon; Southeastern Oklahoma at Abilene Christian, 5 p.m.; Central Oklahoma at Angelo State, 5 p.m.; Texas A&M-Commerce at West Texas A&M, 5 p.m.; East Central at Eastern New Mexico, 6 p.m.; Southwestern Oklahoma at Oklahoma Panhandle State, 6 p.m.; Western Oregon at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 6 p.m.

LSC players of the week

South Division


Bernard Scott, Abilene Christian, Jr. RB, Vernon, Texas — Scott ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another as the Wildcats upended Texas State 45-27.

ENMU nominee

Michael Benton, Sr. QB — Rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown, including a 75-yard run to set up the Greyhounds’ first touchdown in a 14-10 win over Northeastern State. Benton has rushed for more than 150 yards in each of ENMU’s two games so far.


David Reed, Eastern New Mexico, Sr. DE, Loomis, Calif. — Reed helped the Hounds hold Northeastern to 239 total yards and forced a fumble on a fourth-quarter sack which teammate Kenneth Odie returned 58 yards for the game-winning touchdown. He had four tackles for the game.

Special teams

Stephen Arnold, Tarleton State, So. PK, McKinney, Texas — Arnold kicked two field goals as the No. 22 Texans beat No. 16 Southeastern Oklahoma. He also went 5-for-5 on PAT kicks.

North Division

Offense (co-players)

Trent Miller, Texas A&M-Commerce, So. QB, Conroe, Texas — Miller threw for 225 yards and three touchdowns in his first collegiate start, leading the Likons to their first win over Kingsville since 2001. It marked the first time the Commerce had three TD passes in a game since Sept. 18, 2004, against Northeastern State.

Marcus Johnson, East Central, So. QB, Abilene, Texas — Johnson set single-game school records for touchdown passes (six) and yards passing (386) as the Tigers thumped Angelo State 48-31. He completed passes to 11 receivers against the Rams.

Defense (co-players)

Will Clewis, Central Oklahoma, Sr. LB, Fort Worth, Texas — Clewis spearheaded a dominating defensive effort in a 17-7 loss to Emporia State, finishing with 15 tackles — 2 1/2 for loss — as the Bronchos allowed only 67 total yards. Both of Emporia’s TDs came on interception returns.

Robert McDonald-Douglas, East Central, Jr. LB, Pasadena, Texas — McDonald-Douglas led the Tigers with 15 total tackles, including two tackles for loss, against Angelo State.

Special teams

No nominations.


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