East Texas Bap­tist Univer­sity at Texas Lutheran

San Antonio Express-News - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL - Greg Luca

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.

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