Things start to heatup as MIAA football moves into week three of play.
Lindenwood at CentralMissouri Coming off two losses by five points or less to teams ranked in the top ten,Central Missouri hosts undefeated Lindenwood looking for their first win. Forthe Mules Hayden Hawk is averaging 313 yards per game through the air with fivetotal touchdowns. Ronrei Lloyd is averaging 90 yards per game receiving withtwo scores and Anthony Kirkwood is averaging 89.5 yards per game with two TDcatches. On defense Zach Quines had 17 total tackles and Ramond Hunter leadsthe way with 4.5 tackles for a loss. For the Lions Marvin Byrd is averaging104.5 yards per game on the ground with two scores. At quarterback DillonMiller is averaging 321 yards per game with three touchdowns. DefensivelyConnor Harris is leading the way with 26 total tackles and Thomas Stubbs has3.5 quarterback sacks.
Lincoln at Missouri Southern Coming off a win over NCAA Division I FCS Grambling State, Lincoln will travelto Missouri Southern in the MIAA Television Network Game of the Week. For theBlue Tigers Morris Henderson is averaging 118 yards per game rushing with threeTD's on the ground and a kick return touchdown. Jacob Morris is averaging 253yards per game through the air with three touchdowns. On the other side of theball Kendrick Causey has 21 tackles and Brian Smith has two fumble recoveries.For the Lions Jay McDowell is averaging 92 yards rushing and 135 yards throughthe air with five total touchdowns. Giresse Forchu is averaging 65 yardsrushing and 54 yards receiving with three total scores. On the defensive sideof the ball Jason Brown has 15 total tackles and Gatlin Ridgeway has 12 totalstops.
#6 Missouri Western atNebraska-Kearney #6 Missouri Western takes a 2-0 record on the road as they head toNebraska-Kearney in week two. For the Griffons Travis Partridge is averaging155 yards per game through the air and 73 yards per game on the ground with sixtotal touchdowns. Six different MWSU receivers have touchdown catches whileRaphael Spencer is averaging 99 yards per game rushing with three scores.Defensively Stephen Juergens has 17 total tackles and John Ogles by has 13tackles including a team best two sacks. For the Lopers Bronson Marsh isaveraging 210 yards through the air and 86 yards on the ground with three totaltouchdowns. Nate Burns is averaging 56.5 yards per game receiving and LukeMcNitt and Noah Housh each have touchdown catches. Tyke Kozeal is leading theteam with 21 tackles and 2.5 tackles for a loss.
Emporia State at CentralOklahoma Emporia State is a on four game winning streak dating back to last season asthey head on the road to Central Oklahoma. For the Hornets Brent Wilson isaveraging 299 yards through the air and 57 yards on the ground with nine totaltouchdowns. Dozie Iwuagwa is averaging 105 yards per game rushing and AustinWillis 176 yards per game receiving with five touchdowns. Jordan Sanders leadsthe team with 18 total tackles and Tariq Allen has 17 stops. For the BronchosJoshua Birmingham is averaging 161 yards per game rushing with six touchdowns. AdrianNelson is averaging 261 yards through the air with two touchdowns. On defenseAdrian Shoecraft leads the way with 17 total tackles and Kenney Allen has ateam best three tackles for a loss.
#22 Washburn at NortheasternState Washburn goes on the road after winning their first two straight where theywill face Northeastern State coming off a three point loss to MissouriSouthern. For the Icahbods Mitch Buhler is averaging 273 yards per game throughthe air with eight touchdowns. Jordan Hart is averaging 110 yards per gamereceiving with three scores. Defensively Bryce Atagi leads the way with 16tackles and Willie Williams has two interceptions. For the RiverHawks JoelRockmore is averaging 122 yards per game on the ground. Thor Long is averaging107 yards per game through the air with one passing and one rushing touchdown.Langston Jones leads the MIAA with 33 total tackles on the season.
#3 Northwest Missouri atFort Hays State #3 Northwest Missouri will go on the road to face 0-2 Fort Hays State in weektwo action. For the Bearcats Brady Bolles is averaging 119 yards through theair and 56 on the ground with three total touchdowns. Clint Utter is averaging109 yards a game receiving with one touchdown. Eric Reimer is leading the wayon defense with 17 total tackles. For the Tigers Treveon Albert is averaging190 yards through the air with three touchdowns. Keaton Callins is averaging 29yards a game receiving with three touchdowns. On defense Justin McPhail has 19total tackles and two sacks on the year.
Southwest Baptist at #14 Pittsburg State #14 Pittsburg State returns home to face Southwest Baptist in week three ofMIAA play. The Gorillas are led by Anthony Abenoja who is averaging 220 yardspassing and 70 yards rushing with eight total touchdowns. On the ground JeffSeybold is averaging 96 yards and has three scores while Gavin Lutman has tworeceiving touchdowns. Defensively Nate Dreiling has 19 tackles while TylerDisney has 11 tackles, two sacks and an interception. For the Bearcats WillieTindal is averaging 350 yards per game passing with five touchdowns and tworushing scores. Derwyn Lauderdale has 19 catches for 338 yards and threetouchdowns. On defense Ivan Hodges leads the team with two interceptions.
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