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.

Game Information

  • 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

Game Notes

  • 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.

Series Notes

  • 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.