Harding Football hosts Arkansas Tech on Senior Day
SEARCY - The Harding University football team plays its final game of the year on Senior Day, Saturday, Nov. 7 against Arkansas Tech at First Security Stadium. Kickoff is at 2 p.m.
Date/Time: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m. at First Security Stadium in Searcy.
Television: TV 16 in Searcy
Internet Coverage: Live audio, video and stats on HardingSports.com
Radio: KVHU-95.3 FM in Searcy (Billy Morgan and Jerry Mote)
Series: Arkansas Tech leads 29-18
Last Meeting: Arkansas Tech won 56-34 in Russellville, on Nov. 8, 2008
Harding is holding its Senior Day activities prior to the Arkansas Tech game.
Sixteen players will be playing their final home game for the Bisons.
Arkansas Tech is ranked No. 6 in the NCAA II South Region and would likely clinch an NCAA II Playoff berth with a victory.
Harding has a +15 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.
Harding has run more plays than any other GSC team this season (754) but still is last in the conference in time of possession (27:22).
HU is under the direction of third-year head coach Ronnie Huckeba, who has an 12-17 overall record.
Harding and Arkansas Tech are meeting for the 48th time overall and 22nd time in Searcy.
Arkansas Tech leads the series 29-18 but Harding leads 11-10 in Searcy.
Harding has won the last two meetings in Searcy. Tech last won in Searcy in 2003.
The last meeting in Searcy was in 2007 when the teams combined to score a GSC-record 117 points.
Last season, the teams combined for 1,170 yards of total offense and 12 TD.
In the game, HU had a 100-yard rusher (Jeremy Holt), a 300-yard passer (Zac Ross) and a 100-yard receiver (Kale Gelles) for only the third time ever.