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Harding Bisons battle Southern Arkansas

SEARCY - The Harding University football team will continue its Gulf South Conference schedule Saturday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m., against Southern Arkansas at Wilkins Stadium in Magnolia, Ark.

Game Information
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. at Wilkins Stadium in Magnolia, Ark.
  • Television: TV 16 in Searcy (tape delayed on Monday)
  • Internet Coverage: Live audio and stats on HardingSports.com
  • Radio: KVHU-95.3 FM in Searcy (Billy Morgan and Jerry Mote)
  • Series: Southern Arkansas leads 25-19-1
  • Last Meeting: Harding won 39-33 in Searcy on Oct. 4, 2008
Game Notes
  • Harding is playing Southern Arkansas, the first of five Arkansas schools the Bisons play in the last six weeks of the season.
  • Harding's last road victory came over Southern Arkansas in 2007.
  • Harding and Southern Arkansas are the two least penalized teams in the Gulf South Conference.
  • Harding's passing offense is ranked 20th in NCAA Division II, averaging 275.2 yards per game.
  • Harding senior Josh Jones leads the GSC in interceptions (3) and passes defended (9) and ranks sixth in Division II in passes defended per game (1.80).
  • Senior Zac Ross needs 290 kickoff return yards over the rest of the season to become the GSC's career leader.
  • Harding is under the direction of third-year head coach Ronnie Huckeba, who has a 9-15 overall record.
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