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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (3-9)


McGowen, Stephen F. Austin beat Northwestern St. 32-20

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) Josh McGowen ran 158 yards and a score on 22 carries, Xavier Gipson had seven receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown, and Stephen F. Austin beat Northwestern State 32-20 in the season finale for both teams on Thursday night.

Thomas Hutchings added 75 yards rushing, including a 7-yard TD, for Stephen F. Austin.

Storm Ruiz made a career-long 54-yard field goal midway through the first quarter and three plays later Gary Sampson recovered a fumble at the Northwestern State 13 to set up Hutchings' touchdown run before Ruiz added a 41-yarder to make it 13-0 going into the second quarter. McGowen scored on a 20-yard run and, on the first play from scrimmage after the Lumberjacks (2-9, 2-6 Southland Conference) recovered an onside kick, Trae Self hit Gipson in stride for a 55-yard TD to make it 27-0 with 10:39 left in the first half.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Self2550
Passing TDs: T. Self12
Rushing Yards: D. Ward471
Rushing TDs: J. McGowen6
Receiving Yards: X. Gipson934
Receiving TDs: X. Gipson7
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Baylor L 17 - 56
9/7 vs. Tarleton State L 26 - 37
9/14 at Southern Utah L 38 - 45
9/21 vs. Nicholls L 30 - 48
9/28 at Lamar W 24 - 17
10/5 vs. Sam Houston State L 20 - 31
10/19 at Abilene Christian L 24 - 31
10/26 vs. McNeese L 10 - 33
11/2 at Southeastern Louisiana L 30 - 47
11/9 vs. UIW W 31 - 24
11/16 at Central Arkansas L 7 - 30
11/21 at Northwestern State W 32 - 20
Southland
  Conference Overall
23 Nicholls State 7-2 8-4
11 Central Arkansas 6-2 8-3
21 Southeastern Louisiana 6-3 7-4
Sam Houston State 5-3 6-5
McNeese State 4-4 6-5
UIW 4-4 5-6
Abilene Christian 4-5 5-6
Stephen F. Austin 3-6 3-9
Northwestern State 3-6 3-9
Houston Baptist 2-5 5-6
Lamar 2-6 4-7
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4357 (44)
Passing Yards: 3051 (18)
Rushing Yards: 1306 (96)
Points per game: 24.1 (85)
Yards per game: 363.1 (81)
Touchdowns: 30 (85)
Field Goals: 21 (1)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5399 (122)
Passing Yards: 3115 (118)
Rushing Yards: 2284 (102)
Points per game: 34.9 (106)
Yards per game: 449.9 (108)
Touchdowns: 53 (122)
Field Goals: 11 (75)
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