SEARCY - The Harding University football team will play its 51st Homecoming game Saturday as it meets Henderson State. Kickoff at First Security Stadium is at 2 p.m.
Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2 p.m. at First Security Stadium in Searcy.
Television: TV 16 in Searcy (tape delayed)
Internet Coverage: Live audio, video and stats on HardingSports.com
Radio: KVHU-95.3 FM in Searcy (Billy Morgan and Jerry Mote)
Series: Henderson State leads 27-16-1
Last Meeting: Henderson State won 33-32 in Arkadelphia, on Nov. 1, 2008
Harding is playing its 52nd Homecoming game ... the Bisons are 32-16-2 all-time on Homecoming.
Harding coaches are hoping that junior Josh Powell will be able to make his return at quarterback this week.
Harding has a +14 turnover margin this season in its wins and a -5 turnover margin in its losses.
Senior Zac Ross leads Harding in rushing and receiving, a feat accomplished only four times in program history.
Harding senior Josh Jones leads the GSC and is tied for second nationally with eight interceptions ... Jones needs two interceptions to tie the GSC single-season record and move into the D2 career top 10.
Senior Zac Ross needs nine 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 11-17 overall record.
Harding and Henderson State are meeting for the 45th time overall and 21st time in Searcy.
HSU leads the series 27-16-1 overall but Harding leads 12-7-1 in games played in Searcy.
Harding has won the last five meetings in Searcy and has not lost at home to HSU since 1988.
The teams have not played in Searcy since 2006 when Harding won 34-28.
Last season, Henderson State scored the game-winning touchdown with only 18 seconds left.
In the game, David Knighton completed 39 passes for 384 yards. Jordan Watson had two TD catches.