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Arkansas State Red Wolves

ASU is 7-4 all-time in Sun Belt Conference openers, including a 26-22 win over WKU in 2011 . . . ASU leads the all-time series with WKU 3-2-1 and the series is tied 1-1 when playing in Jonesboro . . . A-State's eight-game conference winning streak is tied for the longest in the nation with Northern Illinois, while Western Kentucky's 7-game streak is the third longest . . . The Red Wolves defeated Alcorn State 56-0 last week to run its home winning streak to eight games as well . . . Their 56-0 victory over the Braves was their largest since defeating Mississippi Valley State 61-0 in their 2009 season opener . . . ASU holds a 2-2 record through four games played for the second consecutive year . . . The ASU defense limited Alcorn State to just 130 yards total offense and 2.2 yards per play, which ties the fifth lowest average in Sun Belt Conference history . . . ASU recorded over 600 yards of total offense for the second time this season, posting 634 yards against Alcorn State that ranks as the seventh most in school history for a single game . . . Senior quarterback Ryan Aplin took over second place for the most career yards of total offense in Sun Belt Conference history last weekend, and he now needs just 388 yards to become the league's all-time leader.