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Harding battles Arkansas-Monticello on Saturday.

SEARCY - The Harding University football team will be seeking its third consecutive road victory Saturday as it meets Arkansas-Monticello. Kickoff at Convoy Leslie Cotton Bowl Stadium is at 3 p.m.

Game Information
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 24, 3 p.m. at Convoy Leslie Cotton Bowl Stadium in Monticello.
  • Television: TV 16 in Searcy (tape delayed)
  • Internet Coverage: Live audio, video and stats on HardingSports.com
  • Radio: KVHU-95.3 FM in Searcy (Scott Goode)
  • Series: Arkansas-Monticello leads 23-22
  • Last Meeting: Arkansas-Monticello won 46-43 in Searcy, on Oct. 25, 2008
Game Notes
  • Harding is looking for its first third straight road win for the first time since the 2002-2003 seasons.
  • Harding senior Zac Ross will make his third career start at quarterback after rushing for 151 yards last week.
  • Harding enters the game 10th in Division II with a +10 turnover margin.
  • Harding leads the GSC and ranks 10th nationally with 15 interceptions.
  • Harding senior Josh Jones leads the GSC and NCAA Division II with eight interceptions. He is second nationally with 16 passes defended. 
  • Jones needs two interceptions to tie the GSC single-season record and move into the D2 career top 10.
  • Senior Zac Ross needs 62 yards to move into second in career all-purpose yards at Harding.
  • HU is under the direction of third-year head coach Ronnie Huckeba, who has an 11-16 overall record.
Series Notes
  • Harding and Arkansas-Monticello are meeting for the 46th time overall and 23rd time in Monticello.
  • UAM leads the series 23-22 overall but Harding leads 12-10 in games played in Monticello.
  • The teams have split the last four meetings played in Monticello. UAM won 48-32 in 2007.
  • In the last seven meetings, HU and UAM have combined to score 50 points or more.
  • Last season, UAM scored 26 points in the fourth quarter for a comeback victory.
  • In the game, David Knighton passed for 493 yards and 3 TD. Kurt Adams had 9 catches for 205 yards.

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