SEARCY - The Harding University football team will play its second home game of the 2009 season Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. against Southwest Baptist at First Security Stadium in Searcy.
Harding has revenge on its mind when it hosts Southwest Baptist.
Last year, HU suffered its first-ever loss to SBU, falling 41-31 on the road. The Bisons return home for this year's matchup, where they are undefeated in the previous two meetings. Harding collected a 17-10 win in 2004 and a 43-40 triumph in 2007. Those in attendance should enjoy a high-scoring contest as the winning team has hit the 40-point mark each season except the in 2004 matchup. HU seeks to move past .500 (1-1), while the Bearcats are 0-2.
Harding is third in the GSC in pass defense (195.0), fifth in scoring defense (tied, 24.0), pass offense (298.5) and total offense (359.0) and sixth in total defense (380.5). Quarterback Josh Powell is second in passing (298.5) and third in total offense (286.5). Wide out Zac Ross is second in all purpose yards (tied, 152.0), while Dominic Blood is sixth in receptions (tied, 5.00).
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