CEDAR CITY, Utah -- No. 10 Northern Arizona battled No. 20 Southern Utah and the elements Saturday and scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to come from behind for a 20-10 victory.
At halftime we went into the locker room and told ourselves that we were not going to give them this game two years in a row, said NAU running back Zach Bauman. We came out with a mindset that we were...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks conclude their regular season and attempt to cement a spot in the Football Championship Series playoffs when they travel to Cedar City, Utah, to battle the Southern Utah Thunderbirds at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Both teams have postseason aspirations. NAU (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) is ranked No. 10 in the latest FCS poll by The Sports Network...
Mike Sharp ran 34 yards for the only Southern Utah touchdown of the game in a close 19-9 victory over Idaho State Saturday.
Sharp got his hands on the ball for 31 carries, running for a game-high 157 yards and accounting for over half of the Thunderbirds (6-3, 3-2 Big Sky) 240 yards rushing. Idaho State was held to just 13 yards rushing for the game.
Colton Cook scored the other...
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October 26, 2013
Vernon Adams threw for 298 yards and three touchdowns as Eastern Washington pulled away to defeat Southern Utah 34-10 in a Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday night.
The Eagles (5-2, 3-0 Big Sky) led early following a Samson Ebukam 21-yard interception return for a touchdown. Adams hit Ashton Clark for a 12-yard score to lead 14-3 at half.
Adams tossed two more touchdowns in the...
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October 19, 2013
Aaron Cantu threw for one touchdown and rushed for another to lead Southern Utah over Portland State 17-7 in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday.
Cantu was 14 of 25 for 119 yards, hitting wide receiver Fatu Moala from 5 yards for a second quarter touchdown and taking it in himself from the 1-yard line with six minutes left in the game to seal the win for the Thunderbirds (5-2, 2...
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October 12, 2013
UC Davis rode workhorse running back Gabe Manzanares to a 21-3 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday, the Aggies' second straight victory after opening the season with four losses.
Manzanares rushed for 175 yards on 33 carries, including two second-quarter touchdown runs.
Manzanares, who ran for 208 yards against Idaho State last week, prospered against a Thunderbirds defense...
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October 05, 2013
Aaron Cantu threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns to lead Southern Utah past Northern Colorado 27-21 in both teams' Big Sky opener Saturday.
Southern Utah (4-1, 1-0 Big Sky) trailed 7-3 late in the first half but scored two touchdowns within a minute to take a 17-7 lead just before halftime.
The first was a one-yard touchdown run by Levi Te'o with 1:02 left in the half...
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September 28, 2013
Hello Followers. Hope you’ve had a great week.
As for me, well, with Little Sutra now playing varsity football (as a freshman!), every weekend seems like a trip to the Candy Store..
And truly, with his game in the early afternoon, followed by the Cougs at 6:30 here in the east, followed by the “She-Hawks” versus the “Forty Whiners” on Sunday Night, well,...
IN THE PAST, this Saturday's tilt against Southern Utah may have been viewed as a “body bag” game, one where the Cougars reward an overmatched foe with fat paycheck in exchange for a home field whipping. In recent years including this season, we’ve learned that playing FCS schools can be anything but a breather.
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South Alabama is now a full-fledged member of the Sun Belt Conference... which means games matter in their first full season as a Division I school (or FBS, or whatever you call it...)
Southern Utah came to Mobile in their season opener and made sure the Jags remembered who they invited...
Last-second field goals for the win will do that for you...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Southern Utah's Cody Larsen sacked Northern Arizona's Cary Grossart for a 15-yard loss on a fourth-and-3 play, keeping the Lumberjacks out of the end zone in the third overtime and preserving a 35-29 victory for the Thunderbirds on Saturday.
The loss dropped Northern Arizona (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) into a tie for the conference lead with Eastern Washington...
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds lost to the California Golden Bears 50-31 in college football action Saturday, but they did provide one of the day's highlights at the end of the first half when they connected on a Hail Mary touchdown pass.
Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen threw it up in the corner of the end zone, where it was tipped by a Cal defender and...
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Southern Utah's Thunderbirds gave Cal a handfull before eventually losing in the Bears' new barn...
But not before Morgan grabbed this pass out of desperation...
Catch Of The Year contender...???
Most football players owe a large debt to their mothers. Whether it’s the trips back and forth to football practice, pep talks after tough losses, or just making sure their Pop Warner jerseys were clean every weekend, they certainly contribute a lot to an athlete’s budding career. Southern Utah University quarterback Brad Sorensen and his mom certainly shared those experiences...
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Southern Utah's Brad Sorensen threw for 389 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-24 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.
Southern Utah (6-5) trailed 17-10 at halftime but scored 17 straight points.
Thunderbird running back Henna Brown scored from a yard out toward the end of the third quarter and the Southern Utah defense held Northern Arizona (4...