STEPHENVILLE – Two defensive touchdowns on back-to-back possessions set the tone for the Tarleton Texans Saturday afternoon on Family Weekend as the purple and white throttled Mississippi College 39-14.
Location: Stephenville, TX
MC: DeAnte’ Smith-Moore (40 PASS); Cole Fagan (78 RUSH); Kevin Diaz (40 REC);
STEPHENVILLE TX – Dixie State opened its NCAA Division I FCS era with a convincing 26-14 road victory at No. 22 Tarleton State on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
The Trailblazers (1-0) racked up 445 yards of total offense, while the DSU defense forced five Texan turnovers, to pick up the well-earned victory.
TSU: S. Duncan (78 PASS); R. Skinner (197 RUSH); D. Roberson (34 REC);
STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Hollywood doesn’t have a scriptwriter for what the McNeese Cowboys have endured the past six months while hitting its high point so far on Saturday night.
McNeese Football is writing it for them.
Cody Orgeron sprinted from 19 yards out in double-overtime to give McNeese a 40-37 win over Tarleton State in the first college football game in a spring season since the 1890s.
MCN: Orgeron, Cody (170 PASS); Orgeron, Cody (108 RUSH); McMahon, Deonta (35 REC);
TSU: Steven Duncan (217 PASS); Braelon Bridges (112 RUSH); Tariq Bitson (87 REC);