East Texas Baptist University at Texas Lutheran
When/where: 1 p.m., Bulldog Stadium, Seguin
TV/Radio: 1580 AM Records: Texas Lutheran 4-1, 3-1 American Southwest Conference; East Texas Baptist 3-2, 3-1 American Southwest Conference
Texas Lutheran update: TLU’s only loss this season was to No. 2-ranked Mary HardinBaylor. The Bulldogs’ 4-1 record marks the program’s best start through five games since 2015. … Texas Lutheran held its past two opponents, McMurry and Louisiana College, to a combined 13 rushing yards on 44 carries. TLU ranks 12th nationally and leads the American Southwest Conference in rushing defense, allowing just 55.4 yards per game. … Redshirt sophomore safety James Bell has 10 interceptions in 14 career games after picking off two passes against Louisiana College last week.
East Texas Baptist update: The Tigers have won just one of their past eight games against the Bulldogs. … East Texas Baptist coach Brian Mayper is in his first season leading the Tigers after a previous stint as an assistant at San Antonio’s Brennan High School. … East Texas Baptist leads the conference and ranks 11th in Division III with 334.8 passing yards per game . ... Junior quarterback Brian Baca ranks ninth in DIII in total offense. He has thrown for 1,559 yards with 13 touchdowns and five interceptions while running for 159 yards and seven scores.