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Demon Tradition Table of Contents • Quick Facts

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MEDIA COVERAGE Covering the Demons Season Outlook

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THE DEMON FOOTBALL TEAM Demon Roster Demon Player Profiles Jay Thomas, Head Coach Mike Lucas, Defensive Coordinator Ben Norton, Offensive Coordinator Jackson Dean, Tight ends Derrick Foster, Wide Receivers Jake Landoll, Defensive Line De’Von Lockett, Defensive Backs August Mangin, Special Teams Coordinator Kyle Manley, Quarterbacks Will Weaver, Running Backs Demon Football Support Staff Sports Medicine

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2014 OPPONENTS Southland Conference FCS Championship Game 2014 Opponents 2014 Opponent All-Time Series

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2013 SEASON IN REVIEW 2013 Game Recaps 2013 Final Statistics

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2014 Schedule Date 8.28 9.6 9.13 9.20 10.4 10.11 10.18 10.25 11.1 11.8 11.15 11.22

Opponent Missouri State at Baylor at Southern at Louisiana Tech at Southeastern Louisiana Incarnate Word Sam Houston State at Central Arkansas McNeese State at Abilene Christian Nicholls at Stephen F. Austin

FOOTBALL HISTORY AND TRADITIONS Individual Records Team Records • Superlatives Miscellaneous Records Opponent Records Year-By-Year NSU Statistics Year-By-Year Opponent Statistics Year-By-Year Individual Statistics Demon Award Winners Year-By-Year Results All-Time Series Demon Football Lettermen Demon Football All-Americans Demon Football All-Conference Demon Football Top 100 (From 1907-2007) Turpin Stadium • Turpin Stadium Records Demon Football Traditions Northwestern State Traditions Chief Caddo (NSU vs. Stephen F. Austin) Demons in the Draft Demons in the Pros

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NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY Dr. Randall J. Webb, President Jerry Pierce, Vice President Greg Burke, Athletics Director Athletic Administration Sports Information We Are Northwestern State City of Natchitoches Academic Campus Life Campus Life CHAMPS/Life Skills

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Site Natchitoches Waco, Texas Baton Rouge Ruston Hammond Natchitoches Natchitoches Conway, Ark. Natchitoches Abilene, Texas Natchitoches Nacogdoches, Texas

Time 6:00 6:30 6:00 6:00 3:00 3:00 6:00 3:00 6:00 2:00 6:00 3:00

2013 Results (6-6, 3-4 Southland Conference) Date Opponent 8.29 at Missouri State 9.7 Southern 9.14 at Cincinnati 9.21 at UAB 9.28 Langston 10.12 at Nicholls 10.19 Southeastern Louisiana 10.26 at Sam Houston State 11.2 Central Arkansas 11.9 Lamar 11.16 at McNeese State 11.23 Stephen F. Austin

Result W, 23-17 W, 55-14 L, 66-9 L, 52-28 W, 37-0 L, 33-21 L, 37-22 L, 44-10 W, 31-28 W, 37-28 L, 43-17 W, 40-27

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Series Record Leads, 1-0 Trails, 3-0 Leads, 6-5 Trails, 53-19-5 Leads, 19-17 First Meeting Leads, 19-17 Trails, 4-3 Trails, 40-21-1 Trails, 4-3 Leads, 25-16 Leads 44-23-3

Attendance 10,147 14,873 30,384 8,723 9,338 5,111 8,383 5,527 5,872 3,357 15,003 3,117

UNIVERSITY FACTS

Location: Natchitoches, Louisiana Population: 17,865 Founded: 1884 Athletic Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Southland Conference Enrollment: 8,944 Nickname: Demons Colors: Purple & White, orange trim Print Specs: Purple - 492f92, Orange- f78426 Mascot: Victory “Vic” The Demon

FOOTBALL INFORMATION First Year: 1907 First Year of Southland Baseball: 1987 All-Time Record, Years: 513-434-22, 106 2013 Overall Record: 6-6 2013 Southland Record, Place: 3-4, 5th Southland Conference Championship, Last: 4, 2004 NCAA Division I Playoff Appearance: 6, 2004 Offensive Scheme: Multiple Defensive Scheme: 4-3-4 Starters Returning/Lost: 20/10 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 57/23 Stadium: Turpin Stadium Capacity: 15,971 Record at Turpin, Year: 120-57-1, 36 Year Opened: 1977 Surface: Artifical Press Box Phone: 318-357-4529

NSU FOOTBALL STAFF

NAME

Jay Thomas Mike Lucas Ben Norton Derrick Foster Jake Landoll De’Von Lockett August Mangin Kyle Manley Will Weaver

POSITION

Head Coach Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Wide Receivers Defensive Line Defensive Backs Special Teams Coordinator Quarterbacks Running Backs

ALMA MATER

Southern Mississippi ‘88 Liberty ‘82 Stephen F. Austin ‘93 Southwest Baptist ‘08 Saint Mary ‘06 Northwestern State ‘02 LSU ‘10 Georgia Tech ‘08 Valdosta State ‘06

YEAR AT NSU

Second as HC First Second Second Second Fourth Second Second Second

ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT NAME POSITION

Dr. Randall Webb Jerry Pierce Dr. Jody Biscoe Greg Burke Adam Jonson Kyle Barnard Dustin Eubanks Doug Ireland Carrie Greene Josh McDaniel Ruth Frugé Matthew Fowler Kelee Roddy Roxanne Freeman David Greene Seth Douget

President Vice President for External Affairs Faculty Representative Athletics Director Associate Athletics Director/Development Assistant AD for Marketing and Promotions Assistant AD for Compliance Assistant AD for Sports Information Senior Woman Adminstrator/Head Academic Coordinator Director of Marketing and Promotions Director of Ticket Operations Assistant Sports Information Director Academic Coordinator Business Manager Director of Athletic Facilites Assistant Director of Special Facilites for Events Operations

2014 Demon Football Media Guide Credits Editor: Matthew Fowler, Assistant SID Layout and Design: Matthew Fowler, Assistant SID Editorial Assistance: Doug Ireland, Ronnette Pellegrin, Andrew Pate, Cole Gentry, David West, SID staff, football coaches and players. Photography: Gary Hardamon, NSU Photographic Services Printing: Northwestern State Print Shop; Natchitoches, Louisiana

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FOOTBALL NSU Sports Information Office: (318) 357-6467 Fax: (318) 357-4515 Asst. AD/SID: Doug Ireland Asst. SID: Matthew Fowler Admin. Asst.: Ronnie Pellegrin Graduate Asst.: Andrew Pate Mailing address: NSU Sports Information Prather Coliseum Room 112 398 S. Jefferson Natchitoches LA 71497

Demon Sports Network Crew. (L-R) Tony Taglavore, sideline reporter; Davey Antilley, engineer; Patrick Netherton, play-by-play; Richard deVargas, color analyst.

DEMON SPORTS NETWORK Shreveport-Bossier affiliate KEEL 710 AM will be carrying all Demon football games in 2014, while Natchitoches radio station 100.7 KZBL will continue to be the flagship for all the Demons and Lady Demon Sports. Baldridge-Dumas Communications operates 100.7 KZBL. Football games will also be broadcast on 94.1 KRLQ-FM in Ruston, 105.5 KBKK-FM in Alexandria, 99.9 KTEZ-FM in Many and 92.7 KDBV-FM in Leesville. The Demon Sports Network features Patrick Netherton as the play-by-play announcer. Richard deVargas and Tony Taglavore will provide insightful commentary. Broadcasts can also be heard by linking to “www. nsudemons.com” on the internet. Coach Thomas hosts the “Demon Huddle” talk show on 100.7 KZBL each Thursday night from 6-7 at Cane River Grill in Natchitoches.

They cover the Demons: primary media outlets Daily Newspapers -Bret McCormick, Bob Tompkins, Warren Hayes, Randy Benson Sports, Alexandria Daily Town Talk, P.O. Box, 7558, Alexandria, LA 71306 (318-487-6351, fax 487-6315) - Roy Lang III, Matt Vines Sports, The Times, P.O. Box 30222, Shreveport, LA 71130 (318-459-3296, 800-462-6436, fax 459-3301) - Joe Schiefelbein, Sports, Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 (225-383-1111, fax 388-0371) - Russell Hedges, Sports, Bossier Press Tribune, P.O. Box 6267, Bossier City, LA 71171 (318-352-3618, fax 747-5298) - Leesville, Daily Leader, P.O. Box 619, Leesville, LA 71446 (318-239-3444, fax 318-238-1552)

Non-Daily Newspapers - NSU Current Sauce, Kyser Hall, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-5456, fax 357-6564) - Sports, New Orleans Times Picayune, 3800 Howard Ave., New Orleans, LA 70140 (504-826-3405, fax 826-3401) - LaMar Gafford, Natchitoches Times, 904 Hwy. 1 South, Natchitoches, LA 71457 (318-352-3618, fax 352-7842)

Television Stations - Chris Bailey, Patrick Clay and Kelsey Wingert KALB-TV, 605 Washington St., Alexandria, LA 71306 (318-445-6397 exts. 516, 523; fax 442-7427) - Shayne Wright, Rashad Johnson, KSLA-TV, 1812 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104 (318-677-6709, fax 677-6705) - Tim Owens, Kamady Rudd, KTAL-TV, 3150 N. Market St., Shreveport, LA 71107 (318-629-7134, 7133, fax 318-629-7171) - Paul Crane, Tatum Everett, Alex Anderson KTBS-TV, 312 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport LA 71104 (318-861-5838, fax 318-862-9431) - David Antilley II, NSU-TV, 104A Kyser Hall, P.O. Box 5273, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-4417) Campus Radio Station - KNWD, 109 Kyser Hall, P.O. Box 5273, Natchitoches, LA 71497 (318-357-5693) Wire Service - Bret Martel, Associated Press, 1001 Howard Ave. Suite 200A, New Orleans, LA 70113 (800-662-7717, 504-523-3931, fax 586-0531)

Conference/NCAA Offices - Calhoun Hipp Southland Conference, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 150, Frisco, TX 75034 (972-422-9500, fax 422-9225) - Jim Wright, NCAA Statistics, P.O. Box 6222, Indianapolis, IN 46206 (317-917-6222, fax 917-6888)

National Outlets - USA Today, 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22107 (703-276-3400) - Sports Illustrated, Time/Life Building, New York, NY 10020 (212-522-5782, 212-977-4540/4541) - Sporting News, Box 56, St. Louis, MO 63166 (800-433-1886, 314-993-7111) - CBS Sports, 51 W52nd St., 30th Floor, New York, NY 10019 (212-975-5162/3559) - ABC Sports, 1330 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10019 (212-456-7777) - ESPN, ESPN Plaza, Bristol, CT 06010 (203-585-2154/2125, 800-843-6416) - CNN, One CNN Plaza, 100 International Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30348 (404-822-1588) - SportsTicker, Harborside Financial Center, 600 Plaza Two, New Jersey City, NJ 07311 (800-367-8935)

Press box services include the pregame meal served an hour before kickoff. Soft drinks and snacks are available throughout the game. Internet access is available by ethernet or wireless. Four telephones are available on press row on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you will need to be near a phone in order to file, be sure to note that in your credential request. Hostesses will distribute quarterly, halftime and final statistics along with play by play sheets. A pregame packet with a program, flip card, fact sheets, and updated notes will be available in the press area.

To ensure equal access for all media, the Demon locker room will be closed. Postgame interviews with NSU players and coaches for home games are conducted in the Stroud Room of the NSU Athletic Fieldhouse adjacent to the Clayton Plaza approximately 15 minutes We appreciate your interest and aim to please! after play ends. The Turpin Stadium elevator will be reserved for media use with 4 minutes AT THE GAMES... left to play. Selected players and head coach Credentials are necessary for admittance Jay Thomas will be available in the postgame to the Turpin Stadium press box and field press conference. Thomas and players will also house. Credentials also grant the bearer a meal be interviewed on the Demon Sports Network in the press box, served well before kickoff. and that can be heard in the Turpin Stadium All requests for credentials (press or sideline) press box. For all games, if deadlines require, should be made to SID Doug Ireland, by fax brief on-field interviews can be accomplished (318-357-4515) or e-mail (ireland@nsula.edu). through requests prior to the end of the game to Credentials will be mailed if time permits. If not, SID Doug Ireland. credentials will be available in the Sports Information office on Fridays before home games DURING THE WEEK... and at the Will Call window in the southwest Player interviews must be set up through corner of Turpin Stadium’s press box side on SID Doug Ireland at least one day in advance game day. to minimize demands on the student-athlete’s busy schedule. Brief face-to-face post-practice Photo deck space is limited. Northwestern’s interviews may be conducted if time permits. game taping crew has priority on the sixth level deck. There are two film decks on the fifth level, Interviews with Coach Thomas or any asavailable on a first-come first-serve basis. Access sistant coach can be arranged by calling football to the top of the press box is available. There is secretary Elizabeth Holloway at (318) 357-5252. usually space in the stands immediately below the press box. In the event of a televised game, A weekly luncheon is held on Wednesdays the originating TV crew has priority. at noon in the Stroud Room of the NSU Athletic Fieldhouse. This is the optimal time to access Sideline passes are available on a limited Coach Thomas and players. basis. Use is restricted to outside the team areas on each sideline. Sideline credentials are good for press box admittance. FB SID: Doug Ireland Office: (318) 357-6467 Cell: (318) 471-2086 E-mail: ireland@nsula.edu

Parking passes are available on a limited basis. Press parking is between the track and fieldhouse at the southwest end (on the pressbox side) of the stadium. Again, make requests by email prior to game day.

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Deon Simon THE 2014 DEMONS Lettermen Returning/Lost: Starters Returning/Lost - Offensive Starters Returning/Lost - Defensive Starters Returning/Lost - Special Teams Starters Returning/Lost Offensive Formation Defensive Formation

2014 OUTLOOK

After finishing with a flourish in Jay Thomas’ first season as head coach, the Northwestern State football team heads into 2014 ready to again surpass expectations while climbing up the Southland Conference ranks and back into the national FCS conversation. The Demons, who went 3-1 in November to finish with their best record (6-6) in five seasons, have momentum at a level the program hasn’t carried into a season for about a decade. Looking at the lineup of returning players, there’s plenty of cause for optimism. Among the 57 lettermen returning are eight who were starters in 2014 offensively, six defensive starters and the entire complement of special teams performers, all but one who were rookies in those roles a year ago. Players who scored 30 of Northwestern’s 41 offensive touchdowns last fall are back for more. The veterans include the top three rushers, all the quarterbacks and eight of the top nine receivers. Last year’s Southland Newcomer of the Year, quarterback Zach Adkins, shattered seven single-season school records while distributing the ball to an ensemble cast with explosive threats like tailbacks Daniel Taylor and De’Mard Llorens and receivers Shakeir Ryan, Bryant Mitchell and Ed Eagan, with bullish ballcarrier Garrett Atzenweiler making defensive backs nervous. Up front, center Austin Douglas and tackle Pace Murphy will set the tone. The Purple Swarm defense ranked second in the offensively-charged Southland last season. Big reasons why return up front, with a corps of sack-happy defensive ends and NFL prospect Deon Simon inside up front, and lockdown senior cornerbacks Imoan Claiborne and Fred Thomas heading a talented group of defensive backs. Finally on the field after a year away will be ball-hawking linebacker Marion Chapman, a much-anticipated addition to join playmaking Adam Jones, Zach Adkins 2013 Freshman All-America defensive end JeMarcus Marshall, and veteran linebackers Tyler Roussell and Paxton Cook to make the second level difficult to attain for Demon foes. Eagan, who has two touchdown runbacks to his credit in his first two seasons as a Demon, will be a focal point on every opposing kickoff or punt. With a season’s work under their belts, all the other specialists provide a strong foundation in the kicking game. Chris Moore was 9 of 12 on field goals inside 40 yards, and has a leg which makes him a threat anywhere inside 60 yards, while giving the Demon kickoff team some returns off with touchbacks. No doubt the Demons will have improved kick and punt coverage, denying the explosive runbacks which turned the tables and foiled upset bids against FCS playoff entries Southeastern and Sam Houston State. The Demons face a 2014 schedule which follows an appealing season-opening home matchup

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57/23 20/10 8/5 6/5 6/0 Multiple 4-3-4

PRESEASON OFFENSIVE DEPTH CHART XWR 16 Bryant Mitchell (6-2, 182, Sr.-1L) 82 Rondarious Morris (6-1, 204, Jr.-2L) YWR 17 Cody Jones (5-10, 180, Jr.-2L) 38 Brandon Monrose (5-10, 186, Jr.-2L) ZWR 7 Ed Eagan (5-10, 181, Jr.-2L) 11 Tuff McClain (5-11, 183, So.-1L) HWR 15 Shakeir Ryan (5-8, 154, So.-1L) 38 Brandon Monrose (5-10, 186, Jr.-2L) TE

89 Corey Simmons (6-4, 245, Sr.-2L) 40 Chris Dever Jr. (6-0, 219, Sr.-3L)

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77 Pace Murphy (6-6, 279, Jr.-2L) 78 Xavier Jefferson (6-2, 277, Jr.-1L)

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50 Jonathan Lewis (6-3, 279, Jr.-1L) 63 Zach Schumann (6-3, 296, Jr.-RS)

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54 Austin Douglas (6-1, 304, Sr.-1L) 62 Thomas Little (6-1, 318, So.-1L)

RG

71 Terrance Boyd (6-2, 314, So.-1L) 63 Zach Schumann (6-3, 296, Jr.-RS)

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72 Delryn Wilson (6-3, 315, Jr.-1L) 75 Luke Burleson (6-6, 320, Sr.-2L)

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Zach Adkins (6-0, 202, Sr.-1L) Daniel Hazlewood (6-1, 191, So.-1L) J.D. Almond (5-11, 212, Fr.-RS) T.J. Fleeton (6-1, 223, Fr.-RS)

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Garrett Atzenweiler (5-11, 220, Sr.-1L) Daniel Taylor (5-7, 160, Jr.-2L) Matthew Flores (5-7, 179, So.-1L) De’Mard Llorens (5-9, 197, So.-1L)

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opener at defending Southland champion Southeastern Louisiana. If NSU hits its Oct. 11 homecoming game in good shape, this season could be the breakthrough 42 Justin Evans (6-4, 247, Sr.-2L) campaign people in purple and orange have eagerly anticipated for far too long. 91 Cornist Broadway (6-3, 255, Sr.-3L)

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99 Deon Simon (6-4, 332, Sr.-3L) 96 Andrew Bletsch (6-1, 275, Sr.-3L)

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98 Damon Medcafe (6-0, 281, Sr.-3L) 95 Isaiah Wheeler (6-1, 303, Fr.-RS)

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92 Leroy Armstrong (6-1, 242, Jr.-2L) 1 JeMarcus Marshall (6-3, 245, So.-1L)

SLB 3 Adam Jones (6-2, 196, So.-1L) 15 Wilbur Myers (5-9, 184, Fr.-RS) MLB 58 Paxton Cook (5-8, 215, Jr.-2L) 32 Taylor Hanson (6-1, 218, Jr.-TR) WLB 9 Marion Chapman (5-10, 205, Sr.-TR) 52 Tyler Roussel (6-0, 221, Sr.-3L) RCB 18 Imoan Claiborne (5-11, 187, Sr.-3L) 24 Rico Albert (6-0, 187, Sr.-3L) JACK 26 Darius Poullard (5-8, 178, So.-1L) 22 Brian Joseph (6-0, 185, Jr.-2L) FS

6 Chase Collins (6-0, 180, Jr.-2L) 25 Jahvez Barnes (6-0, 179, So.-1L)

LCB 23 Fred Thomas (5-10, 160, Sr.-2L) 2 Jason Yarbor (5-9, 199, Sr.-1L)

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37 Chris Moore (5-11, 207, Jr.-1L) 35 Andy Wickman (6-3, 227, Jr.-1L)

P 35 Andy Wickman (6-3, 202, Jr.-1L) Alex Kjellston (5-8, 165, 192)) DS

48 Hunter Graves (5-9, 197, Sr.-1L) 55 Kevin Garza (6-1, 228, Sr.-1L)

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48 Hunter Graves (5-9, 197, Sr.-1L) 55 Kevin Garza (6-1, 228, Sr.-1L)

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38 Brandon Monrose (5-10, 186, Jr.-2L) 11 Tuff McClain (5-11, 183, So.-1L)

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7 Ed Eagan (5-10, 181, Jr.-2L) 18 Imoan Claiborne (5-11, 187, Sr.-3L)

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7 Ed Eagan (5-10, 181, Jr.-2L) 18 Imoan Claiborne (5-11, 187, Sr.-3L)

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Penalty turnaround a source of pride Since nearly the turn of the century, until last year, the Demons were annually among the Southland’s most penalized teams. Shedding that burden was a primary focus last year for Coach Thomas, whose Nicholls teams were exactly the opposite. It wasn’t by accident. The Demons went from worst to first as the league’s least-penalized team in conference competition during 2013. New coordinators, featuring a couple of Southland stalwarts The Demons have new coordinators on offense, defense and special teams but a pair of coaches who have done it before, very well, in the Southland. Ben Norton, the Demons’ outstanding offensive line coach, moves into the offensive coordinator’s role, a duty he’s done at a championship level in prior stops at McNeese and Texas State. Another Southland-savvy coach, longtime Sam Houston defensive coordinator and former Southeastern head man Mike Lucas, takes over the Purple Swarm defense. August Mangin, a former LSU player and coach, takes charge of the special teams. All three coordinators took over before spring practice after unrelated staff departures.

Shakeir Ryan

Bolstering the back end of the Purple Swarm After graduation, the Demons are replacing four-year lettermen Bert White and Ryan Sorrell at safety. Chase Collins and Darius Poullard got starting experience in 2013 and are the prime candidates to take over the back end of the Purple Swarm defense. Regaining the Road Warrior mentality After an Aug. 28 home opener, Northwestern State plays four consecutive times on the road. The 1988 Southland Champion Demons had a similar challenge in the second half of their season and postseason, and earned the nickname “Road Warriors” as it won four straight league games in strange stadiums, and an FCS playoff visit to Boise State. This group of Demons needs to live up to that billing after going 1-5, and 0-3 in conference games, on the road in 2013. Coach Thomas has revamped road strategies to create positive change.

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Developing another solid offensive line Ben Norton’s track record, and performance as offensive line coach last year, indicates that replacing three senior starters up front is not as daunting as it might seem. While the Demons lost three OL starters, three also return: C Austin Douglas, OG Terrance Boyd and OT Pace Murphy, who each started 6+ games last year.

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Name JeMarcus Marshall Jason Yarbor Adam Jones Daniel Taylor Jr. J.D. Almond Beau Brodhead Chase Collins Matthew Flores Ed Eagan Zach Adkins Marion Chapman Micah Arbuckle T.J. Fleeton Joseph Mobley Tuff McClain Daniel Hazlewood Devonta’ Allen Shakeir Ryan Wilbur Myers Jr. Desmond Lacey Bryant Mitchell Cody Jones Imoan Claiborne Ronald Green Miguel Graham Shane McLendon Brian Joseph Fred Thomas Rico Albert Jahvez Barnes De’Mard Llorens Darius Poullard Manuel Mukes IV Nigel Dora Jarrett Cheadle Christian Van Buren Jo Johnson Luke Turner Garrett Atzenweiler Taylor Hanson Caviaan Rachal Andy Wickman Jermaine Walker Jr. Marco Richard Chris Moore Brandon Monrose Sylvester Grimble Chris Dever Jr. William Cummings Jr. Justin Evans Peyton Guidry Tremayne Freeman Chris Cryer Xavier Braxton Hunter Graves Cody Nelson Jacob David Jonathan Lewis Austin Loup Dannie Harmon

Pos. DE CB LB RB QB LB DB RB WR QB LB QB QB DB WR QB LB WR S S WR WR CB RB LB CB S CB CB S RB S S RB WR S DB S RB LB DB PK/P CB WR PK WR CB TE RB DE LB WR DE LB LS DS LS OL OL DE

Ht. 6-3 5-9 6-2 5-7 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-7 5-10 6-0 5-10 6-1 6-1 6-0 5-11 6-1 6-1 5-8 5-9 5-11 6-2 5-10 5-11 6-0 6-1 5-9 6-0 5-10 6-0 6-0 5-9 5-8 5-9 5-10 6-0 5-11 5-8 6-1 5-11 6-1 5-8 6-3 5-11 5-9 5-11 5-10 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-4 6-1 5-6 6-4 5-11 5-9 6-3 5-9 6-3 6-1 6-1

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Hometown/Previous School(s) Monroe, LA/Ouachita Parish HS Meridian, MS/Meridian HS/East Mississippi CC Katy, TX/Seven Lakes HS Convent, LA/Lutcher HS Bossier City, LA/Haughton HS Lafayette, LA/St. Thomas More HS Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Central HS Lafayette, LA/St. Thomas More HS New Orleans, LA/Holy Cross HS Riverside, CA/Romona HS/Riverside City College Waynesboro, MS/Wayne County HS/Jones County CC Stonewall, LA/North DeSoto HS Daphne, AL/Daphne HS Friendswood, TX/Clearbrook HS Spring, TX/Klein Oak HS Huntsville, TX/Huntsville HS Shaw, MS/Shaw HS (Mississippi Delta CC) Lafayette, LA/Northside HS Bassfield,MS/ Bassfield HS Pineland, TX/West Sabine HS San Diego, CA/Mt. Miquel HS/Southwestern College Ville Platte, LA/Ville Platte HS Alexandria, LA/Alexandria Sr. HS Metairie, LA/East Jefferson HS Maben, MS/East Webster HS/Northeast Miss. CC Hattiesburg, MS/Oak Grove HS New Orleans, LA/Brother Martin HS Lutcher, LA/Lutcher HS Paulina, LA/Lutcher HS Zachary, LA/Zachary HS Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Central HS Ville Platte, LA/Ville Platte HS Baton Rouge, LA/Parkview Baptist HS Monroe, LA/Ouachita HS Lake Dallas, TX/Lake Dallas HS Pineville, LA/Pineville HS Marshall, TX/Evangel Christian Academy Alexandria, LA/Alexandria Senior HS Effingham, KS/Co. Comm. HS/Coffeyville CC South Jordan, UT/Bingham HS/Mesa CC Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Central HS Houston, TX/Cypress Ridge HS Stafford, TX/Sugarland Dulles HS Lake Charles, LA/Barbe HS Plano, TX/Plano HS Lafayette, LA/St. Thomas More HS Gretna, LA/West Jefferson HS Houston, TX/Northshore HS Jonesville, LA/Block HS Haynesville, LA/Haynesville HS Cut Off, LA/South Lafourche HS Fort Polk, LA/Leesville HS/McNeese State Natchitoches, LA/St. Mary’s HS Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Central HS Sumerall, MS/Pearl River CC/Southern MIssissippi Slidell, La./ Slidell HS Arnaudville, LA/Cecilia HS Many, LA/Many HS Denham Springs, LA/Denham Springs HS Rayne, LA/Rayne HS FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

No. Name 65 Okezie Adim-Madumere 8 Zach Adkins 24 Rico Albert 14 Devonta’ Allen 5 J.D. Almond 9 Micah Arbuckle 92 Leroy Armstrong 31 Garrett Atzenweiler 25 Jahvez Barnes 96 Andrew Bletsch 76 Andrew Bluiett 57 Timmis Bonner 86 Damien Boone 61 Frank Boudreaux 71 Terrance Boyd Jr. 46 Xavier Braxton 91 Cornist Broadway Jr. 5 Beau Brodhead 75 Luke Burleson 60 Stanley Bush 93 Zane Bush 56 Orlando Calhoun Jr. 9 Marion Chapman 29 Jarrett Cheadle 18 Imoan Claiborne 94 LaAllen Clark 6 Chase Collins 58 Paxton Cook 83 Will Cooper 84 Larry Copeland Jr. 45 Chris Cryer 42 William Cummings Jr. 50 Jacob David 40 Chris Dever Jr. 28 Nigel Dora 54 Austin Douglas 70 DeMarcus Drumgo 7 Ed Eagan 42 Justin Evans 55 Robert Fabrizio 10 T.J. Fleeton 6 Matthew Flores 45 Tremayne Freeman 74 Jerod Fritsch 55 Kevin M. Garza 20 Miguel Graham 48 Hunter Graves 19 Ronald Green 39 Sylvester Grimble 43 Peyton Guidry 32 Taylor Hanson 51 Dannie Harmon 87 Chase Hawthorne 13 Daniel Hazlewood 81 Marlon Horne 85 Ivy Jackson 78 Xavier Jefferson 30 Jo Johnson 79 Korliss Johnson 3 Adam Jones

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Name Tyler Roussel WaDerrious Sellers Austin Douglas Robert Fabrizio Kevin M. Garza Orlando Calhoun Jr. Timmis Bonner Paxton Cook Jacob Merriman Stanley Bush John Shelton Frank Boudreaux Thomas Little Zach Schumann Hunter Perrin Okezie Adim-Madumere Clay Wiley DeMarcus Drumgo Terrance Boyd Jr. Delryn Wilson Josh Roberts Jerod Fritsch Luke Burleson Andrew Bluiett Pace Murphy Xavier Jefferson Korliss Johnson Marlon Horne Rondarious Morris Will Cooper Larry Copeland Jr. Cameron Lazare Ivy Jackson Damien Boone Chase Hawthorne Zach White Corey Simmons Clarence Lee Cornist Broadway Jr. Leroy Armstrong Zane Bush LaAllen Clark Isaiah Wheeler Andrew Bletsch Cedric Paul Damon Medcafe Deon Simon Kevin Pitre

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Ht. 6-0 5-10 6-1 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-2 5-8 6-0 5-11 5-9 6-5 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-5 6-6 6-4 6-6 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-4 5-6

Wt. 221 215 304 216 228 207 285 215 210 266 156 285 318 296 285 224 300 281 314 315 310 250 320 358 279 277 250 170 204 215 181 196 218 205 240 245 245 256 255 242 275 225 303 275 270 281 332 192

PLAYERS Okezie Adim-Madumere – O-keezie A-DEEM MAD-u-meer-ee Devonta’ Allen = Da-von-TAY Garrett Atzenweiller = AT-zen-WHILE-er Jahvez Barnes = Jaw-VEZ Andrew Bletsch = BLEAH-sch Imoan Claiborne = EH-mon Chris Dever = DEE-ver Alex Kjellsten = Kell-stun De’Mard Llorens = Da-MARD Lor-ENZ Brandon Monrose = MON-rose Rondarious Morris = Ron-DARE-ee-us Darius Pollard – POOL-ard

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Hometown/Previous School(s) LaPlace, LA/St. Charles Catholic HS Monroe, LA/Neville HS Batesville, MS/South Panola HS/Ole Miss/NW Miss. CC Valrico, FL/Durant Senior HS Grand Prairie, TX/Trinity Christian School/Trinity Valley CC Lafayette, LA/Northside HS Cedar Hill, TX/Cedar Hill HS Baton Rouge, LA/Parkview Baptist Lindale, TX/Lindale HS Westwego, LA/Helen Cox HS Winnfield, LA/Winnfield HS Murphy, TX/Plano East HS Winnfield, LA/Winnfield Senior HS Marysville, WA/Marysville HS/College of the Siskiyous Boutte, LA/Hahnville HS Fort Worth, TX/Fort Worth Southwest HS/Kilgore College Kilgore, TX/Kilgore HS Monroe, LA/Richwood HS Baytown, TX/Robert E. Lee HS Tampa, FL/Jefferson HS/Western Kentucky Hempstead, TX/Hempstead HS Denton, TX/John H Guyer HS Allen, TX/Allen HS/Baylor Beaumont, TX/West Brooke HS Houston, TX/Strake Jesuit College Prep Franklinton, LA/Franklinton HS Cedar Hill, TX/Cedar Hill HS Smyrna, GA/Campbell HS Bogalusa, La/ Bogalusa HS Daphne, AL/Daphne HS Bassfield, MS/Bassfield HS Baton Rouge, LA/Woodlawn HS Robeline, LA/Many HS Stonewall, LA/North DeSoto HS Houma, LA/Vandebilt Catholic HS Littelfield, TX/Littlefield HS/West TAMU Lawrenceville, GA/Greater Atlanta Christian HS/S. Carolina Jefferson, TX/Jefferson HS/Baylor Monroe, LA/Ouachita Parish HS Natchitoches, LA/Natchitoches Central HS Rogers, AR/Rogers HS Baton Rouge, LA/Central HS Lake Charles, LA/Hamilton Christian HS Santa Fe, TX/Santa Fe HS Franklin, LA/Franklin HS Denton, TX/Denton-Ryan HS Baton Rouge, LA/Glen Oaks HS Shreveport, LA/Huntington HS

Caviaan Rachal – KAY-vian Ruh-SHALL Marco Richard – Ree-SHARD Tyler Roussel = REW-sell Shakeir Ryan = sha-KEER Deon Simon =SIGH-mon Delryn Wilson = DEL-rin Jason Yarbor – YAR-burr COACHES August Mangin – MANG-un Jake Landoll – Lan-DOLL Ledell Love – Luh-DELL

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No. Name 17 Cody Jones 22 Brian Joseph 16 Desmond Lacey 85 Cameron Lazare 90 Clarence Lee 50 Jonathan Lewis 62 Thomas Little 25 De’Mard Llorens 51 Austin Loup 1 JeMarcus Marshall 11 Tuff McClain 21 Shane McLendon 98 Damon Medcafe 59 Jacob Merriman 16 Bryant Mitchell 10 Joseph Mobley 38 Brandon Monrose 37 Chris Moore 82 Rondarious Morris 27 Manuel Mukes IV 77 Pace Murphy 15 Wilbur Myers Jr. 49 Cody Nelson 97 Cedric Paul 65 Hunter Perrin Kevin Pitre 26 Darius Poullard 33 Caviaan Rachal 36 Marco Richard 73 Josh Roberts 52 Tyler Roussel 15 Shakeir Ryan 63 Zach Schumann 53 WaDerrious Sellers 60 John Shelton 89 Corey Simmons 99 Deon Simon 4 Daniel Taylor Jr. 23 Fred Thomas 31 Luke Turner 30 Christian Van Buren 35 Jermaine Walker Jr. 95 Isaiah Wheeler 88 Zach White 35 Andy Wickman 68 Clay Wiley 72 Delryn Wilson 2 Jason Yarbor

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PLACES/SCHOOLS Arnaudville = ARE-nod-ville Bogalusa = Bo-gah-LOOSE-uh Bossier City = BOSE-sure Boutte = Boo-TAY Houma – HO-mah Lafayette = LAFF-a-yet LaPlace = Luh-PLASS Lutcher = LUH-chur Mamou = Maam-MOO Natchitoches = NACK-uh-dish Opelousas = OPP-uh-loose-us Ouachita = WASH-it-taw South Lafourche = La-FOOSH Ville Platte = Vill PLATT

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Okezie ADIM-MADUMERE

6-0 • 224 • Jr.-TR Fort Worth, Texas • Kilgore College (Fort Worth Southwest HS) Before NSU: Named to the Dean’s List in 2013… graduated with an Associate of Arts. High School: Accounted for 123 tackles in his career… had 66 tackles his senior season, 40 in his junior season… had five career sacks (four senior year), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery… led Southwest High School to its first playoff win in history… named a UIL Scholar… awarded first-team all-district at defensive end… three year letterman in football, also played freshman baseball and ran junior varsity track… member of the National Honor Society… coached by Lanny Trammall… winner of the Academy of Academic Achievement, Ann Brandon Award, McAlister Award, Lockheed Martin Scholar and a Summa Cum Laude Graduate. Personal: Son of Chibu and Okezie C. Adim-Madumere… two brothers, Ikenna and Nnamdi… born Sept. 11, 1992… cousin, Ugo Chinasa, played in the NFL for two seasons… majoring in general studies with a minor in physical education… wants a career as a trainer.

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Zach ADKINS

QUARTERBACK

6-0 • 202 • Sr.-1L Riverside, Ca. • Romana HS (Riverside City College) 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS WATCH LIST - QUARTERBACK 2013 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR 2013 Season: Junior college transfer set seven NSU single-season records while helping lead the Demons to a 6-6 record that was their best since 7-5 in 2008 … suffered an interception only every 42 attempts … school season records he set included total offense, points responsible for (144), passing yards, passing TDs, completion percentage, pass attempts and completions … pass yardage total ranked 20th in FCS … threw for 331 in 55-14 rout of SWAC champion Southern, one of four games in which he passed for three TDs… threw for 300 yards or more twice (Southern and Stephen F. Austin), and eclipsed the mark in eight games… finished with a 60 percent passing percentage nine of NSU’s 12 games… had three touchdown passes against Southern, Langston, Central Arkansas and SFA… tallied 224 yards on the ground with three touchdowns. Prior to NSU: Co-offensive player of the year at Riverside after completing 67 percent of his passes (193-289-6) for 2,744 yards and 28 touchdowns for a 9-2 team that ranked fourth in the Southern California Community College top 20 … his completion percentage (66.8) was third among all California community college QBs and his 28 TDs

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the fewest in the state by any QB with at least 250 attempts … added 3 rushing TDs in his only year as a starter, beating out a transfer from Utah for the starting job … averaged 249.5 pass yards per game, 16th among 50 QB’s ranked in the 70-team California Community College Athletic Association … noted for his leadership and competitive savvy by coach Tom Craft. High School: Played quarterback and cornerback at Romana HS … threw for 1,373 yards and 13 TDs, going 96-197-9 for the Rams … also ran for 455 yards … was a two-time first-team all-league pick in 2008 and 2009 … also basketball at Romana HS. Personal: Son of John and Mandy Adkins … has a brother, Casey, and a sister, Karina … full name is Zachary John Adkins … born 4/20/92 … recruited by Louisiana Tech before its coaching change... majoring in communication. Adkins’ Career Stats PASSING Year G C-A-I Pct Yds TD Lng Avg./G 2013 12 244-378-9 64.9 2712 21 62 227.2 RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G 2013 12 103 381 157 224 2.2 3 17 18.7 GAME HIGHS Completions: 26, twice, last vs. Stephen F. Austin (33 att.), Nov. 23, 2013 Passing Yards: 333 vs. Stephen F. Austin (26-33, Nov. 23, 2013) Passing TDs: 3, twice (most recent vs. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 23, 2013) Longest Pass: 62 vs. Langston (Nov. 23, 2013) Rushes: 16 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 2, 2013) Rushing Yards: 65 (16 car.) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013) Longest Rush: 17 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013)

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Rico ALBERT

CORNERBACK

6-0 • 187 • Sr.-3L Paulina, La. • Lutcher HS

2013 Season: Appeared in three games, and recorded career-high six tackles against Central Arkansas... had one tackle in the season-opener at Missouri State. 2012 Season: Played in 11 games with a season-high four tackles against Texas Tech… three tackles against Lamar with an interception for three yards… two tackles against Mississippi Valley State… tackle for loss against Southeastern Louisiana. 2011 Season: Earned a start against McNeese State and recorded four tackles… saw action in seven games, tackled seven opponents and broke up two passes. 2010 Season: Lettered but did not see any game time.

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High School: 170 career tackles, two interception returns for touchdowns for the powerful Bulldogs while winning five letters ... played on two state championship teams, as a freshman and junior ... LHS was 13-1 and reached the state semifinals in his senior season, when he had three interceptions, including one returned for a score, 50 tackles including a sack ... a second-team all-district selection in 2009 ... made 60 tackles and had an interception runback for a TD as a junior on the 2008 Class 3A state champions under coach Tim Detillier ... part of the Class 3A bronze-medal 4x200 meter relay team as a sophomore, earning all-district honors in track ... helped Bulldogs win district title in track and finish second in the region in 2009 as a junior ... 3.1 grade point average, member of Beta Club. Personal: Son of Wayne and Shirley Albert... born 10/15/91... one brother, Wayne Jr. , and a sister, Quanza... full name is Rico Tex Albert... psychology major. Albert’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 3 7 0 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2012 11 11 2 13 1.0 0 0 0 1 4 0 2011 7 5 2 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Total 21 23 4 27 1.0 0 0 0 1 8 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 6 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 2, 2013) Interceptions: 1 vs. Lamar (Oct. 6, 2012)

more scores while Haughton went 9-3 and reached the second round of the playoffs, falling to eventual state champion West Monroe … second-team all-district pick as a senior, honorable mention all-district as a junior … set school record for career passing percentage and is second in Bossier Parish history … Wendy’s High School Heisman winner in 2012 for combined academic, athletic accomplishment … National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award from North Louisiana Milton McNaughton Chapter … 3.8 GPA. Personal: Son of Brian and Brandi St. Andre, who are teachers … father is a coach … has one brother, Jake … grandfather, Mike Almond, chosen as one of the Demons’ Top 100 Players of the Century in the 2007 Centennial Celebration of NSU football … grandfather still ranks among NSU receiving leaders, and set single-game record with 10 catches at Louisville … was the 1979 “Mr. Irrelevant” as the final player chosen in the NFL Draft, by the world champion Pittsburgh Steelers … his uncle, Dustin Almond, was a star QB at Southern Mississippi, where he topped some of Brett Farvre’s records, later played in the Cleveland Browns NFL training camp, and has been involved in arena football … majoring in education … Beta Club, FCA member … National Honor Society.

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Micah ARBUCKLE

QUARTERBACK

6-1 • 187 • So.-RS Stonewall, La. • North Desoto HS

14 2013 Season: Redshirted

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High School: Helped North Desoto to the playoffs in both seasons he lettered… all-district honorable mention in football in both his junior and senior seasons… two 6-1 • 211 • Jr.-TR year letterman in football, one year in track and field… state qualifier in the pole Shaw, Miss. • Mississippi Delta CC (Shaw HS) vault… coached in track and football by Mike Green… member of FFA and FBLA…. named all-state academic… graduate with a 4.3 grade point average. Prior to NSU: Played six games in 2013 with Mississippi Delta CC recording 51 tack- Personal: Son of Carol and Rodney Arbuckle… has one brother, Ethan… father is les, two sacks and forcing two fumbles … seized a season-high eight tackles against the sheriff of DeSoto Parish… born May 18, 1994… majoring in business administraItawamba Community College … obtained a 3.2 GPA. tion… wants to work in politics, and hopes to be a sheriff. High School: All-around athlete at Shaw High in football, baseball, basketball and track … named Athlete of the Year for the Delta region … Offensive MVP in football … was a part of first squad to reach state championship game in school history and recorded 12-3 finish … he won football team Defensive MVP honors as a sophomore and junior … won Sportsmanship Award as a junior … team MVP, Golden Glove winner and Best Offensive Player in baseball … Best Rebounder, Leadership Award, Sportsmanship Award in basketball as a senior … won district title in the high jump, was second in the discus, fourth in the long jump and ran on the winning 4x100m relay team … Gold Glove award winner three years in baseball … team’s Best Hitter as a sophomore Personal: Son of Yvone Sims, a teacher … has four siblings, three younger: Christopher Watkins (27), Elijah McDaniels (17), Leanna Allen (16) and Monica Sims (15) … wants to be an electrician … born 2/13/94 … full name is Devante Damon Allen … his nicknames are “Vonta” or “Tay”... communication major.

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J.D. ALMOND

QUARTERBACK

5-11 • 212 • Fr.-RS Bossier City, La. • Haughton HS 2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Standout quarterback for coach Rodney Guin at Haughton, who was the first verbal commitment to NSU in the summer of 2013 and held firm on his pledge after a coaching change… threw for 2,047 yards and 23 touchdowns, completing 64 percent of his passes, and ran for an additional 279 yards and five TDs … led Bucs to a 7-4 record and first round of Class 5A playoffs … as a junior, threw for 2,475 yards and 32 TDs, completing 58 percent of his passes and ran for 277 yards and two

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Leroy ARMSTRONG

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6-1 • 242 • Jr.-2L Natchitoches, La. • Natchitoches Central HS 2014 DELANEY BOWL DEFENSIVE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER 2013 Season: Played in eight games before suffering a season-ending injury… recorded tackles in five games, including four takedowns against Southern… recorded three tackles in each the Missouri State and Nicholls games… had two tackles for loss against Cincinnati, and 1.5 against Southern… forced a fumble against Nicholls... two quarterback hurries against Southern. 2012 Season: Saw action in six games… recorded one tackle each against Arkansas-Monticello and Mississippi Valley State. High School: Recorded 69 tackles, 11.5 sacks, blocked two punts, caused five fumbles and recovered two his senior season at Natchitoches Central HS… unanimous First Team All-District 2-5A… 5A All-State… All-Cenla… Shreveport Times All-Area… First Team All-District 2-5A as a junior with 47 tackles, six sacks, a blocked punt, two fumble recoveries… First Team All-District 2-5A his sophomore season with 39 tackles, four sacks and two fumble recoveries… district honorable mention honors as a freshman after collecting 19 tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery… helped take an 0-10 team his freshman season to back-to-back 6-5 squads as a junior and senior and two playoff appearances… President of the African American History Club… Student Mentor… Positive Behavior Role Model… lettered 4 years in football, 3 in basketball, and one in baseball and track. Personal: Son of Leroy Armstrong, Jr. and Cheryl Armstrong… has one brother, Jacarrious… born Nov. 1, 1993... majoring in general studies. Armstrong’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 8 10 3 13 3.5 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 2012 6 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 14 10 5 15 3.5 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 4 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Tackles for Loss: 2.0 at Cincinnati (Sept. 14, 2013) Sack: 1.0 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013)

Atzenweiler’s Career Stats RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng 2013 11 118 545 19 526 4.5 5 61 RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 11 13 92 0 17 7.1 8.4 GAME HIGHS Rushes: 21 (82 yds.) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Nov. 19, 2013) Rushing Yards: 100 (15 car.) at UAB (Sept. 21, 2013) Longest Rush: 61 vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Receptions: 3 (16 yds.) at Sam Houston State (Oct. 26, 2013) Receiving Yards: 17 (1 rec.) at McNeese State (Nov. 16, 2013) Longest Reception: 17 at McNeese State (Nov. 16, 2013)

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Andrew BLETSCH

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6-1 • 275 • Jr.-2L Santa Fe, Texas • Santa Fe HS

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Garrett ATZENWEILER

RUNNING BACK

5-11 • 220 • Sr.-1L Effingham, Kan. • Atchinson CC (Coffeyville HS)

2013 Season: Led the Demons in rushing yards (526), touchdowns (5) and attempts (119)… broke the century mark with 100 yards against UAB on 15 carries, added two touchdowns… recorded 98 yards and a touchdown against Stephen F. Austin… had 86 yards against Langston, and 82 yards against Southeastern Louisiana… scored touchdowns against Nicholls and Lamar…contributed 92 yards receiving on the season on 13 receptions. Prior to NSU: Rushed for 1,124 yards in two season at Coffeyville Community College... had 854 yards in 10 games his final season with a 5.9 yards per rush average... four touchdowns in 2012, and seven overall... had 104 yards receiving in two seasons out of the backfield. High School: All-State performer who averaged 85.3 yards per game rushing and 5.9 yards per carry... played in the Kansas Shrine Bowl, and all-star game for high school standouts. Personal: Son of Teresa and Dan Atzenweiler... majoring in psychology... plans to become strength coach.

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reer-high four tackles against Langston, including one sack for eight yards… finished with three tackles at McNeese State… recorded two tackles against both Stephen F. Austin and Nicholls. 2012 Season: Did not record any stats 2011 Season: Played in five games, making six tackles at defensive tackle as a true freshman. High School: Helped Santa Fe HS to the bi-district finals… 2010 first-team All-District, first-team All-County and team MVP as a senior while recording 81 tackles, 4 sacks and 16 quarterback hurries with an interception and 6 forced fumbles … 12 tackles for loss … scored two touchdowns as a fullback under coach Jay Buckner… honorable mention all-district as a junior at defensive end with 45 tackles, 4 sacks as Santa Fe went 6-5 and was a bi-district playoff entry … 51 tackles, 5 sacks as a sophomore… three sport athlete (football, powerlifting and track) and eight varsity letters… career 176 tackles and six forced fumbles… fifth in regional and state powerlifting as a junior … FFA president and reporter … coached a powder puff team as a freshman and sophomore. Personal: Born Sept. 9, 1992… son of Mike Bletsch and Donna and Darrel Haney… one brother, John and sister, Brandy… majoring in criminal justice… full name is James Andrew Bletsch... wants to work overseas.

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Damien BOONE

WIDE RECEIVER

6-2 • 205 • Fr.-HS Stonewall, La. • North Desoto HS

High School: All-State second-team receiver on Louisiana Football Coaches Association team … honorable mention LSWA All-State Class 4A ... All-Area Defensive MVP with 130 tackles, 88 solo, 3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 blocked kicks … alldistrict as a defensive back, receiver, and kick returner … 406 receiving yards, 6 TDs on 11 catches (36.8 yards per catch) … scored 14 TDs on 25 career receptions (955 yards, 38.2 average per catch)… team captain … three-year all-district choice, two years on 76 both sides of the ball … 127 tackles (71 solo) as a junior, with 7 sacks, 8 tackles for loss, OFFENSIVE LINE 3 interceptions …283 tackles in his last three seasons… helped Griffins of coach Scott Abernathy into playoffs all four of his seasons at NDHS … team lost to eventual state Andrew BLUIETT champions his junior and senior seasons … reached state quarterfinals in 2012 …. 6-4 • 358 • Fr.-HS also earned three basketball letters. Beaumont, Texas • West Brooke HS Personal: Son of Melvin Boone and Evette White … father is a truck driver … High School: Academic All-State selection who made the Beaumont Enterprise’s one brother, Kylan Hill … interested in a career as a physical therapist or coaching high Super Gold Team and the Vype Magazine All-Southeast Texas Team … All-District 21- school football … former North DeSoto ROTC member … Accelerated Reader Mentor 5A lineman … team captain for coach Kevin Flannigan … listed by Houston Chronicle at North Desoto HS … born 8/2/96. as an impact offensive lineman in the district … key blocker on a team that posted over 61 OFFENSIVE LINE 2,300 rushing yards in 2013 … four letters in track and field, three in football, and two in powerlifting … qualified for state powerlifting meet in his first year under coach Frank BOUDREAUX Eddie Hatch … regional qualifier in the shot put for coach Eric Peevey. 6-5 • 285 • Fr.-HS Personal: Son of Roderick and Sonja Bluiett … has three brothers, Jeremy (25), Murphy, Texas • Plano East HS Caleb (20), and Christian (16) … father is a plant manager … family lived in the Philippine Islands as missionaries … his uncle Talmadge, recruited by Darrell Royal, was the first black athlete to attend the University of Texas on a football scholarship (1969) … High School: All-District second-team offensive lineman for coach Randy Jackson his brother Caleb plays for the Longhorns … his nicknames are “Drew” and “Big Blu” … nominated for National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award … 3.2 GPA. … president of the WBHS Choir as a senior and state qualifier as a tenor ... has won Personal: Son of Frank and Kathy Boudreaux … father is a U.S. Secret Service two gold and one silver medals as a soloist, a gold medal in an ensemble, and was a agent who played three seasons in the NFL with the Vikings and Rams … mother four-year regional gold medalist … full name is Andrew Whitney Todd Bluiett … born played softball at Northwestern (Ill.) … has one younger brother, Jordan (15) … full name is Frank Joseph Boudreaux III … born 7/7/96. 9/29/95.

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Terrance BOYD

6-2 • 314 • So.-1L Baytown, Texas • Robert E. Lee HS

6-2 • 285 • Fr.-HS Cedar Hill, Texas • Cedar Hill HS

High School: Associated Press Class 5A first-team All-State selection … all-district honors after collecting 87 pancake blocks and no allowed sacks as Cedar Hill (14-2) won the Texas 5A D2 state championship under coach Joey McGuire … all-district as a junior for 11-5 team that reached the state championship game … 3.10 GPA … plans to major in business. Personal: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bonner … father owns a construction company and has a degree in architecture … mother is a middle school history teacher and department chair … two older sisters, Whitley (23), a senior at Dallas Baptist, and Chloe, a junior at Wiley College … Timmis plays the drums at his church. … full name is Timmis Louis Paul Bonner III.

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Suffered a broken ankle in the spring 2013 Season: Played in every game and started eight on the offensive line… Earned 80 percent or better grades in six games, including an 84 percent grade against Lamar (on 78 plays)… earned a 82 percent grade on 86 plays against Southeastern Louisiana… got grades of 80 against UAB, Nicholls and Sam Houston… played 19 snaps against UCA and earned a 79 percent grade… played in 50 snaps for a 72 percent grade against McNeese State. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: First team all-district at offensive line as a senior and second team as a junior... unanimous first team all-district selection at defensive line his junior season... all-district honorable mention as a sophomore... lettered 3 years in football and 2 in basketball... A-B Honor Roll with a 3.0 grade point average... attended Boys State and is a member of the Thespian Club. Personal: Son of Terrance and Yolanda Boyd... one sister, Brooke Littles... nickname is “Big T”... born Jan. 3, 1994... majoring in history... plans to become a high school football coach.

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Xavier BRAXTON

LINEBACKER

5-11 • 192 • So.-RS Natchitoches, La. • Natchitoches Central HS 2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Two-time second-team all-district player (junior and senior seasons)… named all-district honorable mention his sophomore season… three-year letterman in football and four year letterman in baseball… helped Natchitoches Central to the playoffs for his junior and senior seasons… member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes… coached by Brandon Helms in football and Kelly Spann in baseball. Personal: Son of Dedrie Johnson and Michael Braxton… two brothers, Kenneth and Tron… two sisters, Envy and Nisha… born Feb. 9, 1994… majoring in health and human performance… he wants a career in personal training.

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TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 Redshirted 2012 11 15 14 29 9.0 5.5 0 1 0 0 0 2011 2 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2010 10 3 3 6 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 Total 23 18 17 35 10.0 6.5 0 1 0 1 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 8 at McNeese State (Sept. 9, 2012) Tackles for Loss: 2.5 at Central Arkansas (Nov. 3, 2012) Sack: 2.5, twice (most recent at Central Arkansas, Nov. 3, 2012)

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Beau BRODHEAD

LINEBACKER

5-11 • 205 • So.-1L Lafayette, La. • St. Thomas More HS

6-3 • 255 • Sr.-3L Monroe, La. • Ouachita Parish HS

2013 Season: Recorded no stats 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: All-State first team defensive back... played in two games sopho 2013 Season: Knee injury in spring practice sidelined him for the season. more season and tallied five tackles, three solo... All-state honorable mention junior 2012 Season: Saw action in all 11 games… recorded eight tackles at McNeese season...lettered in basketball. State… five tackles in the final game at Stephen F. Austin… collected four tackles 75 twice (Central Arkansas and Sam Houston)… 2.5 sacks against UCA… two quarterback OFFENSIVE LINE take-downs against Nicholls State… 1.5 sacks each against McNeese, Lamar, and Sam Luke BURLESON Houston.
 
 6-6 • 320 • Sr.-2L 2011 Season: Saw action against No. 2 LSU on Sept. 10, but injuries kept him Allen, Texas • Baylor (Allen HS) sidelined for portions of the season
 
 2010 Season: Played in 10 games and recorded six tackles with one sack and a tackle for a loss... had two QB hurries and broke up a pass... had two stops each at Air 2013 Season: Appeared in three games… recorded an 82 percent grade on 14 Force, vs. Samford, and at Southeastern Louisiana... his sack came against Samford.
 
 plays against Southern… 75 percent grade against on eight plays against Langston… 2009 Season: Redshirted
 
 67 percent grade on three plays at Cincinnati. High School: Voted Permanent Team Captain for Lions of coach John Carr ...ll-Dis- 2012 Season: Appeared in three games, Arkansas-Monticello, Mississippi Valley trict 1-5A, second team as a senior ... 65 tackles, 8 1/2 sacks ... ran 400 meter dash for State and Central Arkansas... highest grade was 38 percent at UCA. track team ... offered by Central Arkansas ... attended gifted/talented classes. 
 Prior to NSU: Reserve offensive lineman dressed for eight games seeing action in Personal: Full name is Cornist Lavelle Broadway Jr. ... son of Percille and Cornist one against Rice. Broadway ... born 12/6/90 ... one older sister, Corneshia... graduated with a bachelor’s in High School: Three-year letterman at offensive lineman for Allen (Texas) High biology in 2014... pursuing master’s in health and human performance. School... Played for head coach Tom Westerberg at AHS... Listed No. 12 offensive lineman on Dallas Morning News’ Area Top 100 and No. 81 overall recruit on VYPE’s DFW Top 100 listing... National position ranking among offensive linemen: No. 74 by ESPN.com and No. 108 by Scout.com... Listed among top 25 offensive linemen on Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Top 300 recruit listing... Earned second-team All- District 8-5A honors as senior in 2009 at Allen... Starting guard as senior on AHS squad that finished 10-2 and Bi-District champions... Member of 2008 Allen 5A DI state championship team that finished 15-1... Played tackle as junior in 2008. Personal: Son of Mark and Rhonda Burleson... full name is Luke Austin Burleson... born Nov. 22, 1991, in McKinney, Texas... majoring in criminal justice... two brothers, Drew and Bret... one sister, Brooke... plans to have career in law enforcement.

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Stanley BUSH 5-11 • 266 • Fr.-RS Westwego, La. • Helen Cox HS

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Marion CHAPMAN

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5-10 • 205 • Sr.-SQ Waynesboro, Miss. • Jones County CC (Wayne County HS)

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: A four-year letterman in football for Helen Cox… coached by Willie Brooks. Personal: Son of Gloria Bush and Stanley Smith… one brother, Dimitri Bush… one sister, Keira Bush… cousin, Alfred Peyton, is in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame… born Feb. 22, 1994… majoring in health and exercise science and wants a career in physical therapy.

2013 Season: Sat out last year due to issues with NCAA eligibility related to transfer credits Prior to NSU: Played in 39th Annual Mississippi Junior College All-Star Game … 10th in the nation in tackles (106, including 68 solos, fifth nationally) … had 3 sacks (-13), 3.5 more tackles for loss (-9), recovered two fumbles, forced one, and made an interception … helped Bobcats go 6-3 in 2012 and was voted team captain … as a freshman, made 22 tackles and forced a fumble for the Bobcats. 93 High School: At Wayne County HS, was a first-team All-State and All-District lineLINEBACKER backer who made 98 tackles, eight sacks, three fumble recoveries and an interception as a senior, when he won the War Eagles’ Best Linebacker Award a season after earning the Zane BUSH Best Defensive Lineman Award … played in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game as 6-2 • 275 • Fr.-HS a senior … was a three-year all-conference player … led his team in tackles as a junior Rogers, Ark. • Rogers HS and senior … he won the War Eagle Award as a sophomore. High School: Named to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s second team defense… 30 Personal: Son of Charles Chapman, a judge, and wife Belinda … has two siblings, tackles, 12 solo, three sacks, four tackles for loss, 11 QB pressures, one forced fumble Mario and Marquese … born 3/11/92 … interested in career as football coach in the and two passes batted down as a senior … career totals of 92 tackles, 36 solo, with 8 Waynesboro area. sacks, 14 tackles for loss, 24 QB pressures, 7 forced fumbles, and 7 passes batted down 29 … featured in Arkansas Rivals.com Top 40 Prospects Watch List … Hawgs Illustrated WIDE RECEIVER Top 33 Prospects in Arkansas … Rivals.com 2-star prospect... Hooten’s Magazine Fab 50 Jarrett CHEADLE Prospects for Arkansas, ranked the No. 30 overall prospect, and the No. 6 defensive line6-0 • 180 • Fr.-HS man … Northwest Arkansas Democrats’ Dandy Dozen Team … made Arkansas Varsity. Lake Dallas, Texas • Lake Dallas HS com All-Senior Team … played in Max Emfinger’s All-American Bowl … as a senior, was second-team 7A West All-Conference … twice Special Teams MVP for Rogers … as a junior, made Max Preps Preseason All-State Team and was an NUC All-American High School: Two-year letterman in football and track… helped Lake Dallas to Games selection … was the NUC Offensive Line MVP for Arkansas as a sophomore and two playoff appearances… lost in the first round of the playoffs his junior season… admade the NUC Ultimate 100 SW Regional roster, as the No. 8 ranked offensive lineman. vanced to the third round his senior season with a 7-3 regular season record… gradu Personal: Son of Mike and Susan Bush … his father is assistant head football coach ated with a 3.2 grade point average. at Rogers … his mother is an elementary literacy facilitator … his dad is an NSU gradu- Personal: Son of Yolanda and Raymond Cheadle… one brother, Raymond… born ate … they have two younger children, daughter Mikelyn (15) and son Jarett (13) … Sept. 12, 1993… majoring in theatre and business administration… wants a career in his uncle Zach played baseball for the Demons … his aunt Tara Bush Watts is a former theatre or interior design. Demon cheerleader … Link Crew Peer Mentoring Team member … SMAT team member … “graduate of promise/honors” with a 3.22 GPA … wants to be a high school football head coach … full name is Taylor Zane Bush … born 7/6/95.

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Orlando CALHOUN JR.

LINEBACKER

6-0 • 207 • Fr.-RS Lafayette, La. • Northside HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Three-year all-district linebacker at Northside … helped Vikings reach state quarterfinals in his sophomore season and the state playoffs as a senior… played for former LSU standout linebacker Trev Faulk … state champion wrestler as a junior … became Vikings’ first state champion wrestler since 2008 under coach John Simmons … was fourth in the state as a sophomore, and fifth as a freshman … Vikings were third in the state (17-9) in his freshman year, fourth (20-7) in his sophomore season, and state champs as a team (28-3) in his junior year …. Also ran on state runner-up 4x100 meter relay team as a junior. Personal: Son of Orlando and Patricia Calhoun … father works for the Scott Police Department, mother is a trucking company dispatcher … has a brother and a sister … majoring in criminal justice and also interested in architecture … has a 3.1 GPA … interested in law school and becoming a defense attorney … full name is Orlando Dale Calhoun Jr. … born 1/23/95.

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6-2 • 225 • Fr.-HS Baton Rouge, La. • Central HS

5-11 • 187 • Sr.-3L Alexandria, La. • Alexandria Senior High School 2014 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS WATCH LIST - CORNERBACK 2014 PRESEASON FIRST TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 Season: Voted by teammates as a permanent team captain, receiving a 2013 Joe Delaney Memorial Leadership Award. He became the first underclassman recipient in the 30-year history of the Delaney Award … received the 2012-13 Academic Trailblazer Award at the athletic department’s annual Academic Achievement Banquet. The Trailblazer Award goes to the student-athlete among all of NSU’s sports who has made the most impressive transformation into a successful, highly-motivated performer in the classroom...In 11 games (missing one, playing sparingly in another due to injury) he wasn’t thrown at very often and showed why in season finale, picking off two passes (48 return yards) … helped Demons’ Purple Swarm defense rank second in the explosive Southland Conference (teams averaged 35 ppg, 454 ypg) in yards allowed per game (389 average) … helped NSU post its best record (6-6) since 2008… had one sack on the season, against UAB… added another tackle for loss against Sam Houston… career-high eight tackles against Cincinnati… had seven takedowns against Lamar… five tackles at UAB… returned two kicks for 36 yards, 28 on his return against Southern. 2012 Season: Played in nine games… season-high six tackles in the last game at Stephen F. Austin… four tackles at Nevada… three tackles against Arkansas-Monticello with an interception for 28 yards and a touchdown… two tackles versus Sam Houston State. 2011 Season: Redshirted 2010 Season: Appeared in five games at cornerback and on special teams as a true freshman. High School: All-State 4A kick returner... All-CENLA, all-district for the Trojans... coached by Chris Gatlin... had two kickoff return touchdowns, five punt return TDs, four pass receiving TDs for a total of 11 scores as a senior in 2009... made three interceptions, 80 tackles... had 317 receiving yards senior year and 17 receptions for 307 yards and five TDs junior year... also lettered three years on powerful ASH track team. Personal: Son of Stephanie Claiborne, a nurse and social worker... has six siblings... born 7/20/92... has one child, Addison, and fiancee, Ashlee England... in graduate school pursuing master’s in health and human performance. Claiborne’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 11 29 8 37 2.0 1.0 0 0 2 4 0 2012 9 10 8 18 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2011 Redshirted 2010 5 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 25 39 16 55 2.0 1.0 0 0 2 4 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 8 at Cincinnati (Sept. 14, 2013) Interceptions: 2 vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Tackle for loss: 1.0 at UAB (Sept. 21, 2013) Sack: 1.0, twice (most recent at Sam Houston, Oct. 26, 2013)

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High School: All-District 4-5A first-team for coach Sid Edwards despite missing three district games with an injury … had 58 tackles, 42 solo, with an incredible 21 tackles for loss … 10 sacks … 3 pass breakups for an 11-2 team that reached the third round of the 2013 playoffs … played his first three years at Scotlandville Magnet, helping team to a pair of state playoff appearances and a 14-7 overall record in his sophomore and junior seasons … honorable mention All-District 4-5A both years as an offensive lineman … 3.1 GPA. Personal: Son of Larry Clark Jr. and Latrice … has an older brother, Larry Clark III (19), who plays football at Texas Southern and started as a freshman … a younger sister, Laquencia (15) … plans to pursue sports management and go into coaching … nickname is “Big Al” … full name is La’Allen Ja’roy Clark … born 1/24/96.

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SAFETY

6-0 • 180 • Jr.-2L Natchitoches, La. • Natchitoches Central HS 2013 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC 2013 Season: Played in seven games, and started in two… career-high five tackles at McNeese State, three solo and two assists… three tackles and a fumble recovery against Southern… recorded tackles against Missouri State, Cincinnati and Langston. 2012 Season: Saw action in nine games… two tackles versus Nicholls State. 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Lettered in three different sports including soccer (4 years), football (3 years) and track (2 years)…led the football team to a playoff appearance in the 2010 and the soccer team to two state playoff appearances in his sophomore and senior season…as a junior, Chase was nominated as the Louisiana State Player of the Week and named all-district second team in football and all-district first team in track (800 meters and 4 x 400 meters)…in his senior season, he was selected 1st team All-District in football, track and soccer and named defensive captain for the Chiefs…participated in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and selected to the National Honor Society….graduated in 2011 with a 3.5 grade point average. Personal: Born October 28, 1992…son of Danielle and Timothy Moran…one of six children, Cole, Christian, Connor, Ty, and Hall…majoring in biology/pre-med with an anticipated graduation date in 2015…Chase plans to attend medical school and become a doctor after graduating from Northwestern State…his life’s ambition is to “be successful.” Collins’ Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 7 7 4 11 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 2012 9 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 16 9 4 13 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 5 at McNeese State (Nov. 16, 2013)

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Larry COPELAND JR.

5-8 • 215 • Jr.-2L Baton Rouge, La. • Parkview Baptist

6-1 • 181 • Jr.-SQ Bassfield, Miss. • Bassfield HS

2014 NSU JACK CLAYTON AWARD WINNER 2013 Season: Finished 13th for the Purple Swarm with 30 tackles… appeared in 10 games with four starts…career-high nine tackles against Central Arkansas, seven solo and two assisted… had five tackles in the season finale against Stephen F. Austin, and four against Sam Houston State… three tackles each against Lamar, McNeese State and Southern…. Recorded one tackle for loss against Lamar, and one-half of a tackle for loss against McNeese State and SFA... intercepted a pass against SFA and returned it for seven yards. 2012 Season: Played in seven games… one tackle versus Lamar. 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Lettered all four years in football and three years in baseball… contributed to two state championship and a state runner-up title with a 15-0 record during his freshman year in football and two state titles in baseball…football team went on to gain a 49-6 record during his time at Parkview Baptist...as a sophomore, Paxton was named 2nd Team All-District as a linebacker in football and a catcher in baseball…. the following year, he improved to the 1st team All-District team in both positions and earned All-District and All-Metro Defensive MVP, All-State linebacker and the state championship game MVP…finished his high school career with back-to-back 1st team All-District and All-State linebacker honors, along with an All-Metro cornerback award….participated in the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, FCA and Leadership Scholarship… was a Bob Anderson Scholarship Nominee…graduated with a 3.7 grade point average. Personal: Born Paxton Samuel Cook on Jan. 28, 1993…son of Jeff and Sherrie Cook…. father is an LSU graduate, working in civil engineering and mother is an administrative assistant…has one sister, Katie….majoring in health and exercise science…plans to pursue a career as a physical therapist in sports medicine after completing his studies…his life’s ambition is to “become a physical therapist and be a good father.” Cook’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 10 20 10 30 2.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 2012 7 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 17 21 10 30 2.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 9 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 2, 2013) Tackles For Loss: 1.0 vs. Lamar (Nov. 9, 2013) Interceptions: 1 vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013)

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Will COOPER

WIDE RECEIVER

TIGHT END

6-0 • 215 • Fr.-HS Daphne, Ala. • Daphne HS

2013 Season: Squad 2012 Season: Squad. 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Lettered all four years in basketball and baseball and one year in track….football team went 36-7 during his last three years with a state and southstate regional championship in his junior year and regional runner-up title as a sophomore….during the double championship run, Larry grabbed 32 receptions for 906 yards and 12 touchdowns, earning him a spot on the All-District 1st Team….he closed out his senior season with 25 catches for 775 yards with 10 TD receptions, three interceptions and one touchdown on a punt return….his senior year efforts earned him a spot on the All-District 1st team and All-State 2nd team…..made the Principal’s and Superintendent’s List…..graduated in 2011 with a 3.7 grade point average. Personal: Born Larry Copeland, Jr. on September 16, 1992….son of Larry, Sr. and Sheila Copeland….father played football at Oregon Tech….has three sisters, Quewljelia Williams, Shalea and Taylor….majoring in industrial engineering technology… nickname: “LC”, “Cope”.

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Chris CRYER

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6-4 • 248 • Jr.-1L Natchitoches, La. • St. Mary’s HS 2013 Season: Played in six games and recorded two tackles… one tackle against Southern and Langston. 2012 Season: Squad. 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Totaled 151 tackles during his junior and senior years at St. Mary’s under father and coach Charlie Cryer … also caused 8 fumbles, recovered 5 fumbles, made 5 sacks, 8 pass breakups, 2 interceptions and 13 tackles for losses. … helped lead the Tigers (11-1) to a No. 1 state ranking in Class A… injury-wracked Tigers fell in the state regionals … First Team All-District and All-Area by the Shreveport Times as a senior … earned First Team All-District, First Team All-Parish, First Team All-Cenla by the Alexandria Town Talk, First Team All-Area by the Shreveport Times and honorable mention All-State as a junior. Personal: Son of Kristie and Charlie Cryer … father played at LSU from 1980-1983 … has one sister, Kacie who played basketball at LSU-Shreveport and one brother, Cody… born 7/28/92. Cryer’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 6 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 1, twice (most recent vs. Langston, Sept. 28, 2013)

High School: Helped Daphne HS to three straight Alabama regional playoff appearances and a combined 25-9 record in three years … scored three touchdowns, had 7 receptions for 85 yards as an H-back for coach Glenn Vickery … four-year football letterman who earned two baseball letters under coach Joe Hutchins … National Honor Society member … in the Spanish Club … 3.8 GPA. Personal: Son of Joel and Natalie Kendrick … has four younger sisters: Bree (11), Kylie (10), Hannah (8) and Abby (6) … plans career as a sports medicine physician … full name is David William Cooper Jr. … born 1/24/96.

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William CUMMINGS JR. 5-11 • 220 • Fr.-RS Jonesville, La. • Block HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: District offensive MVP in football, and first-team all-district senior season… honorable mention all-state… first-team all-district defensive player junior season, and second-team all-district on defense sophomore year… all-district honorable mention in basketball senior year… led his team to the playoffs every season on varsity, including third round appearances junior and senior seasons… senior varsity record of 27-13… four year letterman in basketball and football… coached by Benny Vault in football. Personal: Son of Josephine Cummings and William Cummings Sr…. two sisters, Sharon Woods and Beatrice Cummings… born Nov. 1, 1994… nicknamed “June” or “June Bug”… majoring in health and exercise science… wants a career in coaching.

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Jacob DAVID

LONG SNAPPER

5-9 • 223 • Fr.-RS Arnaudville, La. • Cecilia HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Lettered in football for one season… coached by Terry Martin… graduated with a 3.0 grade point average. Personal: Son of Rosemarie and Donovan David… one brother, Bryce… born Feb. 27, 1994… majoring in business administration.

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40 5-10 • 168 • Fr.-HS TIGHT END

Monroe, La. • Ouachita HS

6-0 • 219 • Sr.-3L Houston, Texas • Northshore HS

2013 Season: Appeared 11 games with two starts… rushed for 18 yards on two attempts... long of 16 yards, came against Stephen F. Austin. 2012 Season: Saw action in all 11 games at fullback and tight end… four yards on one attempt against Nicholls with 17 yards receiving on two catches… eight yards receiving on one catch… returned two kicks for 19 yards at Stephen F. Austin… one return for yards versus both Nevada and Lamar. 2011 Season: Appeared in nine games, before an ankle injury at Sam Houston sidelined him … didn’t get credited with any receptions or rushes, but may have been the Demons’ most impressive true freshman on offense while lining up at a crowded tight end position. High School: Lettered three years in football and two years in track…as a freshman, led the freshman A-team to a district title and an undefeated season in football and placed first in the district in the shot put….sophomore season, football varsity team held a 12-1 record, became district and area champs, made the third-round of the state playoffs; in track and field, recorded his longest throw in the shot put at 45’3”… junior season, he made two catches for 98 yds. and was named the All-District and All-Academic 2nd team while the team became back-to-back area champions with a consecutive third-round appearance in the playoffs and earned the No. 21 state ranking; in the shot put, he was named most improved with his longest throw from 52 feet and nine inches….flourished on the gridiron with 20 catches and 428 yds. and five touchdowns and selected 1st team All-District and All-Academic and team offensive MVP while the team went 11-2 with another district and area title and ranked eighth in the state…contributed to 79-game winning streak during his three years on the varsity team…he capped his high school football career with a No.88 ranking on Scout.com

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in a row….selected to the National Honor Society, participated in the Chess Club and served as Sunday School Youth Superintendent and church drummer…graduated in 2011 with a 3.74 G.P.A. Personal: Born Christopher Dever, Jr. on November 15, 1993….eldest son of Christopher, Sr. and Angela Dever…has two brothers, Le’Andre and Brandon….cousin, Donyell Booker, played in the AFL, cousin, Willie Gaston, played for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens….majoring in industrial engineering technology….wants to open his own construction company after graduation…his life’s ambition is “to do my best in whatever I do and become successful”…..nickname: “Doodee,”“Deeve.” Dever’s Career Stats RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G 2013 11 2 18 0 18 9.0 0 16 1.6 2012 11 4 4 0 4 1.0 0 4 0.4 Totals 22 6 22 0 22 3.6 0 16 1.0 RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2012 11 5 28 1 10 5.6 2.5 Totals 22 5 28 1 10 5.6 1.2 GAME HIGHS Rushing Yards: 16 (1 car.) vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Longest Rush: 16 vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Receptions: 2 vs. Nicholls (Oct. 27, 2012) Receiving Yards: 17 vs. Nicholls (Oct. 27, 2012)

High School: Honorable Class 5A All-State mention for coach Jeff Fitzgerald’s Lions after running for 765 yards on 141 carries (5.4 average) and scoring 10 TDs in 10 games … All-District 2-5A, All-Northeast Louisiana by the Monroe News-Star in each of his final two seasons … ran for 1,458 yards on 172 carries (8.5 average) and 11 TDs in 12 games as a junior when Ouachita reached the state quarterfinals and finished 10-3 … had 15 catches for 132 yards in his last two seasons … has lettered four years in track, running the 100m, 4x100m relay, 4x200m relay for coach Paul McComas. Personal: Son of Hendry and Bridgett Dora … his dad is a foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railway … mother works for the Ouachita Parish School Board … has three brothers: Anthony Jones (18), Jordan Johnson (13), Chance Dora (9) and a sister, Zakia Dora (20) … member of Junior Civitan Club as well as EMOBI … leader at the North Monroe With Kids Ministry … volunteered in tornado cleanup in Joplin, Mo. in 2012 … wants to be a high school or college coach … born 10/21/94.

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Austin DOUGLAS

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6-1 • 304 • Sr.-1L Batesville, Miss. • Ole Miss (South Panola HS) 2014 JOE DELANEY BOWL MOST VALUABLE PLAYER 2014 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 Season: Appeared in every game, and started the last 10... highest grade was 90 percent on 50 snaps against Southern… finished with 80 percent grades at Nicholls (58 snaps) and against Lamar (71 snaps)… 79 percent grade at Sam Houston… earned a 78 percent grade at Central Arkansas… 75 percent grade against Langston. Prior to NSU: 2012 NJCAA second team All-American center as a sophomore at

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Northwest Mississippi Community College ... two-time first team All-MACJC selection ... played and started in all 17 career games for the Rangers, only missing two during the 2012 season due to an ankle injury. High School: Played on the offensive line for head coach Lance Pogue at national powerhouse South Panola HS...2010 6A State Champions and declared 2010 National Champions by Rivals.com, USA Today and MaxPreps.com...named to the Class 6A AllState Second Team and to the Class 6A Region 1 All-Region Team. Personal: Son of Tim and Candy Douglas ... full name is Austin Blake Douglas ... Born: June 11, 1993 ... psychology major... aspires to work with the FBI

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DeMarcus DRUMGO

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6-0 • 181 • Jr.-1L Monroe, La. • Richwood HS

2013 Season: Played in four games and recorded one tackle. 2012 Season: Did not see any action 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Lettered in football four years and baseball and track two years... voted All-District 2-3A First team senior year and honorable mention junior year... AllNortheast Louisiana senior year... best offensive line award... team captain for coach Warren Trimble... Richwood won the district crown freshman and junior year and made it to the playoffs each year in high school... senior class president, National Honor Society Chaplain, SGA chaplain, and member of the Fellowship of Christian Athlete member Personal: Born 2/26/1993... son of Charisse Drumgo and Damien Smith... one sister, Kiara... majoring in biology... aspires to go to medical school and become a doctor.

Personal: Son of Charles and Jennifer Eagan… one brother, Joe and a sister, Mavra… born June 19, 1993... majoring in exercise science and wants to become a trainer. Eagan’s Career Stats RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 12 46 585 3 41 12.7 48.8 TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2012 9 11 3 14 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 RETURNS YEAR KOR YDS LNG AVG. TD PR YDS LNG AVG. TD 2013 34 798 61 23.5 0 13 124 50 9.5 1 2012 12 282 82 23.5 1 8 83 25 10.4 0 Totals 46 1080 82 23.5 1 21 207 50 9.0 1 GAME HIGHS Receptions: 7 (145 yds.) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013) Receiving Yards: 145 (7 rec.) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013) Longest Reception: 41 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Kickoff Returns: 5, twice (most recent vs. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 23, 2013) Kickoff Return Yards: 145 (5 ret.) vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Long Kickoff Return: 61 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Punt Returns: 3 (63 yds.) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Punt Return Yards: 63 (3 ret.) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Long Punt Return: 50 (TD) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013)

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6-0 • 247 • Sr.-2L Haynesville, La. • Haynesville HS

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5-10 • 181 • Jr.-2L New Orleans, La. • Holy Cross HS 2014 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE RETURN SPEC. 2013 Season: Team’s second-leading receiver and top return guy… his 585 receiving yards were second behind Louis Hollier, and his 46 receptions were tops on the team… first on the team in punt returns (13), punt return yards (124), kick returns (34) and kick return yards (798)… both kickoff return yards and returns are Northwestern State records… seven receptions for 145 yards and a touchdown against Southeastern Louisiana… six catches for 98 yards and a touchdown versus Southern… 75 yards receiving and a touchdown on three catches at McNeese State… punt return for a touchdown (50 yds.) against Langston, and finished with 63 yards in that game… five kickoff returns for 139 yards against Central Arkansas and five returns for 145 yards in the season finale against Stephen F. Austin… 72 kickoff return yards against Sam Houston and 71 against Lamar. 2012 Season: Played in nine games as a cornerback, special teams, and return man… recorded four tackles at Nevada and versus Lamar… forced a fumble at Stephen F. Austin and had two tackles… had kick return for a 82-yard touchdown against Sam Houston, finished the game with 122 yards… collected 98 all-purpose yards at Central Arkansas, 81 kick return and 17 punt return… 68 kick return yards on four attempts at Stephen F. Austin. High School: Had 3 interceptions and returned 2 punts, 1 kickoff and 1 fumble recovery for touchdowns as a senior… earned all-state, all-metro and all-district honors… picked off eight passes and had one punt return for a touchdown his junior season where he earned all-state, all-metro and all-district honors… picked off a state record five passes in one game… team finished 10-3… had 5 interceptions and returned two punts for touchdowns in an 8-3 sophomore season… lettered 4 years in football, 4 in track and field and 1 in basketball… was the long jump regional champion and finished third in the state as a junior.

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2013 Season: Played in all 12 games, and started one… career-high five tackles against McNeese State and Langston… recorded 3.5 sacks against Langston for a loss of nine yards… recorded four tackles and a fumble recovery against Nicholls… four tackles against Sam Houston… three tackles against Southern and Cincinnati. 2012 Season: Saw action in three games… two tackles at Mississippi Valley State and one at Nevada.
 
 2011 Season: Squadsman.
 
 High School: All-State selection as an offensive tackle but shined as a defensive end as well for the 2009 Class A state champion Golden Tornado (13-2) ...made 15 tackles for lost yards and seven sacks among his 63 total tackles for coach David Franklin ... All-Area Defensive MVP ... All-District both ways ... was All-District at defensive end in his sophomore and junior seasons ... honorable mention All-State as a junior, when Haynesville went 11-3 and lost in the state semifinals to eventual champion South Plaquemines, the team the Tors beat for the state title a year later ... set a state Class A record with a 153-0 discus throw ... state runner-up in the event ... also fifth in the state in the 400m dash and ran on the Tors’ 4x200m relay and 4x400m relay teams ... member of FCA and Character Counts .. took part in Haynesville Cleanup Day
 
 Personal: Son of Mary Evans, a nurse, and Augusta Randle ... has an older sister, Jessica, and an older brother, Demetric ... Demetric is a NFL veteran defensive end who played for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and in his last two seasons, the San Francisco 49ers ... their cousin, Doug Evans, played 10 years in the NFL with Green Bay and Seattle ... full name is Justin Dewayne Evans ... nickname: “Debo,” “Big Evans,” “J”... born 10/3/91... general studies major. Evans’ Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 21 10 31 5.0 3.5 0 1 0 0 0 2012 3 3 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 15 24 10 34 5.0 3.5 0 1 0 0 0

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RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G Robert FABRIZIO 2013 6 14 47 5 42 3.0 1 8 7.0 6-1 • 216 •Jr.-1L RECEIVING Valrico, Fla. • Durant Senior HS YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 Season: Squad 2013 6 1 7 0 7 7.0 1.2 2012 Season: Squad GAME HIGHS 2011 Season: Redshirted Rushing Yards: 19 (5 car.) vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) High School: Three-year letterman in football... team went 6-4 senior year...cap- Rushing attempts: 5, twice (most recent vs. Langston, Sept. 28, 2013) tain for coach Mike Gottman... graduated with a 4.2 GPA... member of the student coun- Longest Rush: 8 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) cil and FTA. 45 Personal: Born 8/3/1992... son of Debbie and Rob Fabrizio... father was an NSU WIDE RECEIVER quarterback from 1984-86... one brother, Nick... one sister, Haley...majoring in genTremayne FREEMAN eral studies and plans to get a job in the business industry after college... nickname is 5-6 • 150 • Sr.-1L “Breeze.” Fort Polk, La. • McNeese State (Leesville HS) LINEBACKER

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T.J. FLEETON

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6-1 • 223 • Fr.-RS Daphne, Ala. • Daphne HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: All-county and team captain in 2012 for a regional championship squad … 19-6 as a starter with career numbers of 4,003 yards passing and 260-425 passing (61.2 percent) … played on 2010 Alabama state championship team … as a senior, threw for 1,963 yards and 14 touchdowns, running for eight more scores and 337 yards on 81 carries … completed 125 of 209 passes (59.8 percent). Personal: Son of Dianna and Terence Fleeton… one brother, Terron… one sister, Tiarra… born July 24, 1995… majoring in general studies… after graduating from NSU, he wants to continue his education closer to home.

2013 Season: Squad 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: Lettered in football (4), track (3), wrestling and basketball (1)… broke the district record in the 100m with a 10.4… made the top in the 200m running a 21.7 mark… made it to the state finals in wrestling… helped lead Leesville to the state playoffs in football his last three years… qualified for state in track in the 4x100, 4x200, and 100m… coached by Terrance Williams and Marcus LeBlanc… member of the National Honor Society and Lions Club. Personal: Born Darius Tremayne Freeman on September 5, 1990…. son of Tabatha Freeman who is in the U.S. military… one brother, Demetrius, one sister Brittany Freeman… major is industrial engineering technology… wants to move to Dallas after graduation… aspires to get married and start his own company that builds cars.

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Matthew FLORES

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5-7 • 179 • So.-1L Lafayette, La. • St. Thomas More HS

2013 Season: Appeared in six games… ran for 19 yards on five rushes and a five-yard touchdown against Southern… rushed for 17 yards on five attempts against Langston… one reception for seven yards against Southern. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: One of the most exciting players in the Acadiana/Lafayette area for making little plays turn into big gains with his great speed and quickness… tallied nearly 2,000 all-purpose yards as a senior and earned first team all-district and all-Acadiana honors in leading his St. Thomas More squad to an 11-2 record and quarterfinal spot in the playoffs… named Offensive Most Valuable Player of his district as a junior to go along with first team all-district, all-state, and all-Acadiana honors after compiling over 2,300 all-purpose yards… team finished 13-1 that season with a semifinal appearance in the state playoffs… starter as a sophomore and earned second team all-district honors… team finished 9-2 and advanced to the state playoffs… also lettered in baseball and helped his team to a district championship as a junior… played for Jim Hightower in football and Gary Perkins in baseball… member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes… Honor Roll student with a 3.0 grade point average. Personal: Son of Brian and Gloria Flores… one brother, Michael… his father played football at Louisiana-Monroe and was a member of the 1987 FCS National Championship team… plans to major in administrative accounting… born May 15, 1993... wants a career as a petroleum land man.

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Denton, Texas • John H. Guyer HS High School: All-Area first-team selection for 15-1 team that won Texas Class 4A state championship for a second straight season under coach John Walsh … all-district first team … Guyer was 15-2 in his junior season, for a combined 30-3 mark in his two varsity seasons …3.3 GPA. Personal: Son of Eric and Cheryl Fritsch … father is chair of the department of criminal justice at the University of North Texas … mother was an All-Southland Conference softball player at Sam Houston State … oldest of four children … brothers Jadyn (9) and Jaxon (7) and sister Joley (10) … plans to become a pharmacist … full name is Jerod Wayne Fritsch … born 7/24/96.

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Kevin GARZA

LONG SNAPPER

6-1 • 228 • Sr.-1L Grand Prairie, Texas • Trinity Valley CC (Trinity Christian School) 2013 Season: Appeared in nine games as the long snapper on the punt unit. Prior to NSU: Attended Trinity Valley from 2010-2011... core member of its special teams. High School: Graduated with a 3.8 GPA... member of the National Honor Society... lettered three years in baseball and four in football. Personal: Son of Mary Esther and Kevin Garza... one sister, Julia... born 3/18/1992... majoring in pyschology... hopes to work in the radiology or nursing field after college.

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Sylvester GRIMBLE

6-1 • 190 • Jr.-TR Maben, Miss. • Northeast Miss. CC (East Webster HS)

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5-11 • 175 • So.-1L Gretna, La. • West Jefferson HS

Prior to NSU: Made 3 interceptions, running one back for a touchdown, and 50 tackles in his two seasons at Northeast Mississippi CC. High School: Collected 22 career interceptions in four seasons at East Webster HS under coach Jimmy Carden … scored 14 touchdowns … two-year all-region and alldistrict football standout … also made all-region and all-district one time in basketball … helped EWHS to two state semifinals and two quarterfinal playoff berths, and an overall 42-13 record in four seasons … team was 13-1 and reached semifinals in his senior season … was the basketball team’s leading scorer in his junior and senior years on playoff teams for coach Corey Stidham. Personal: Son of Thomas Bluitt and Tina Graham … has five siblings, four brothers: Devantae Bluitt (21), Keon Bluitt (20), Kinton Jones (14), Aldavious Hoskin (9) and a sister, Jada Washington (19) … his cousin, Johnthan Banks, is a cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who was the 2012 Jim Thorpe Award winner as the top defensive back in college football while playing at Mississippi State … interested in a career in physical therapy … full name is Miguel Sanchez Graham … born 1/6/92.

2013 Season: Appeared in all 12 games, and recorded five tackles on the season… recorded tackles against Southern, Cincinnati, Nicholls, Southeastern Louisiana and Sam Houston State… recorded a sack against Nicholls for a loss of six yards… added another tackle for loss against Cincinnati. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: Member of a team that made back-to-back playoff appearances in his junior and senior seasons, posting a 7-3 record his senior season. Personal: Son of Sylvester Hubbard, Jr. and Leslie Grimble… four siblings… general studies major… born Sept. 26, 1993. Grimble’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 1 4 5 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 Tackles: 1, five times (most recent vs. Sam Houston State, Oct. 26, 2013)

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Hunter GRAVES

LONG SNAPPER

2013 Season: Appeared in six games as the long snapper on the special teams unit… recovered a fumble against Langston… forced a fumble against McNeese State. Prior to NSU: Was listed as an offensive lineman at Pearl River Community College before transferring to Southern Mississippi to be a deep snapper. High School: Two-year letterwinner at Sumerall that played on both the offensive and defensive lines... helped the Bobcats to a 4-2 league record in 2007 and 5-6 overall. Personal: Son of Yvonne and Jeff Graves... father is a high school baseball coach and mother is a middle school teacher... one sister, Ashley... majoring in communications... wants to attend law school after at graduation from NSU...born on March 28, 1992.

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High School: All-State and Academic All-State linebacker … Chosen for the Louisiana East/West All-Star Game … 111 tackles as a senior while winning Defensive MVP honors on the all-region team … two-year team Defensive MVP, first-team All-District 7-5A, first-team all-region … had 106 stops as a junior … started at running back as a senior for coach Dennis Skains … helped Tarpons to 9-1 record, district title in junior season … four-year football letterman as a running back, linebacker and on special teams … 3.75 GPA. Personal: Son of Simon and Stephanie Guidry … father works in marine logistics, mother is a cash manager … has two brothers, Garrett (21) and Luke (15)… planning to major in engineering technology and wants to be a nautical engineer … full name is Peyton Chandler Guidry … born 12/21/95.

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6-0 • 189 • Fr.-HS Metairie, La. • East Jefferson HS

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6-1 • 218 • Jr.-TR South Jordan, Utah • Mesa CC (Bingham HS)

High School: Louisiana’s Class 4A Outstanding Offensive Player on the All-State team chosen by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... helped lead East Jefferson to a 15-0 season and the state championship, beating nationally-ranked Edna Karr for the title … ran for 2,060 yards and 32 touchdowns … averaged 9.3 yards per carry (223 attempts), scored four TDs on eight receptions for 175 yards and four more TDs on kick or punt returns for the Warriors … also played defensive back and had 178 yards rushing, 3 TDs and an interception in quarterfinal win… scored 26 TDs prior to his senior year, running for 1,629 yards for two playoff teams with a combined 15-7 record … won five football letters under coach Nick Saltaformaggio … also played basketball. Personal: Son of Ronald Green Jr. and Trina Smith … oldest of five siblings: brothers Rome (17), Charles (11), and Eli (7), sisters Jade and Neke, both 13.

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Peyton GUIDRY 6-1 • 210 • Fr.-HS Cut off, La. • South Lafourche HS

5-9 • 197 • Sr.-1L Sumerall, Miss. • Southern Mississppi (Sumrall HS)

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Prior to NSU: Made 166 tackles in two seasons at Mesa CC. High School: Played for two unbeaten state champion teams at Bingham HS under coach Dave Peck … team captain as a sophomore for Mesa, when he had 84 tackles, including a sack, a tackle for loss while adding three interceptions and a fumble recovery … was also chosen as a captain in his freshman year, posting 82 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 pass breakups … his Bingham High teams were 38-3 in his three seasons, going 14-0 while winning state titles in his sophomore and junior years. Personal: Son of Brett Hansen and Angela Leatham … father works in the construction business … mother works for Jet Blue airline … one sister, Dallace Hansen (17) … had a 2.9 GPA in high school … born 2/11/94.

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PASSING Year G C-A-I Pct Yds TD Lng Avg./G Dannie HARMON 2013 4 7-13-0 53.8 86 0 35 21.5 6-1 • 265 • Fr.-RS GAME HIGHS Rayne, La. • Rayne HS Completions: 3 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) 2013 Season: Redshirted Passing Yards: 41 vs. Sam Houston State (Oct. 26, 2013) High School: All-District 5-3A tight end and safety for the Wolves … had 13 Longest Pass: 35 vs. Sam Houston State (Oct. 26, 2013) catches for 800 yards and four touchdowns, while making one interception, recovering 81 a fumble, forcing a fumble and scoring two defensive touchdowns … was all-parish WIDE RECEIVER … Rayne’s 9-3 record carried them to a regional round playoff appearance under coach Curt Ware … a year earlier, the Wolves reached the 3A quarterfinals as Harmon had Marlon HORNE 15 catches for 400 yards and five TDs as he earned all-district and all-parish honors … 6-1 • 170 • Fr.-HS four-year letterwinner in football and basketball, and has lettered in track and baseball. Smyrna, Ga. • Campbell HS Personal: Son of Dannie Harmon Sr. and Cheryl Harmon … has a younger brother, Darien, and two younger sisters … wants to major in business administration … full High School: First-team All-3-6A … honorable mention All-State … 42 recepname is Dannie Ray Harmon Jr. … born 11/8/94. tions for 1,017 yards, 9 TDs ... averaged 24.2 yards per catch for the Spartans … first87 team All-Cobb County Team, chosen among 16 public high schools … 3.75 grade point TIGHT END average. Chase HAWTHORNE Personal: Son of Angel White and Marlon Horne… two brothers, Marlon and 6-4 • 240 • Fr.-HS Miles… born Oct. 19, 1995… majoring in engineering and business… wants a career Houma, La. • Vanderbilt Catholic HS as a computer engineer. DEFENSIVE LINE

High School: All-district first team selection for a playoff team under coach Brad Villavaso … won third straight all-district honor with 31 catches, 415 yards, 6 TDs … helped 2012 football team to 11-2 record, state quarterfinals as he made 33 tackles, including 8 for lost yards and 6 sacks … made 43 tackles with 6 sacks as a sophomore … also lettered as a freshman in basketball, helping team to the playoffs … four-year letterman in football and baseball … as a senior batted .315 including five home runs and 35 RBI while posting 4-4 record and 3 saves on the mound … all-state as a junior, batted .453 with six home runs … posted a 7-1 pitching record with a 2.42 ERA … cracked three HRs, posted a 6-2 pitching record with a 3.21 ERA as a sophomore … two-time first-team all-district baseball player, and honorable mention all-district as a freshman … honor roll student … 3.5 GPA. Personal: Son of Chuck and Susan Hawthorne … father is a nurse anesthetist, mother is a registered nurse … one younger brother, Jackson (11) … his cousin, Jared Poche’, was a freshman All-American pitcher for the LSU baseball team and notched both wins over NSU last season … plans to become a petroleum engineer … full name is Chase Harrison Hawthorne … born 9/7/95.

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Daniel HAZLEWOOD

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6-1 • 191 • So.-1L Huntsville, Texas • Huntsville HS

2013 Season: Appeared in four games… was 3-of-4 for 31 yards passing… completed two passes against Langston and Sam Houston State, both were on three attempts… had 41 yards passing in his homecoming at Sam Houston. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: A four-time Academic All-District performer and a three-year member of the varsity football squad… passed for 1,800 yards his junior season while leading his team to the state playoffs… also averaged 11 points a game in basketball and was a regional qualifier in the 300 meter hurdles… averaged 18 points a game as a freshman… lettered 3 years in football, basketball and track… member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and FCA… had a 5.00 grade point average… teammate of current Demon Steve York. Personal: Son of C.F. and Kathy Hazlewood… one brother, Carl... brother played tight end for NSU from 2003-04...two sisters, Lindsey and Sarah… majoring in business… nickname is “Bear”… born Sept. 6, 1993.

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6-2 • 277 • Jr.-1L Franklinton, La. • Franklinton HS

2013 Season: Played in three games… earned an 85 percent grade on 13 plays against Langston… played 14 snaps with a 84 percent grade. 2012 Season: Squad 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Led Franklinton to 48 wins with four consecutive playoff appearances and capped his high school career with the 4A State Championship title…selected to the 9-4A All-District three consecutive years, 4A All-State as a junior and senior, and the 2010-11 All-State Academic team… lettered all four years in football…member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Interact Club, and the Student Council….earned Honor and Banner Roll honors…graduated in 2011 with a 3.8 grade point average. Personal: Born Xavier Shaqell John Jefferson on May 23, 1993…son of Anita and Clifford Jefferson, Sr…..has four siblings, Zachery Jacquet and Paris Jefferson, Marquetta Hampton, and Marcus Hampton, Jr.…uncle Brian Jacquet was a member of the 1997 Southland Conference championship NSU Demon football team…majoring in business administration.

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Jo JOHNSON

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5-8 • 195 • Fr.-RS Marshall, Texas • Evangel Christian Academy 2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Four-year letterman in football and three-year letterman in track… two-time state champion (freshman and sophomore season), and three-time state finalist (senior season)… semi-finalist junior season… coached by Byron Dawson… was an executive officer for his student council… graduated with a 3.8 grade point average. Personal: Son of Beverly and Glenn Johnson… one brother, Isaiah… one sister, Shalem… father played basketball at Kansas State… uncle, Michael Johnson, played

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football for San Jose State… majoring in mass communications, minoring in market- Personal: Son of Timothy and Roxanna Jones… one sister, Dana Lagarde and ing… wants to start a national public relations and marketing firm… born March 17, brothers Timothy Jones and the late Demar Jones… Dana is an educator and owns her 1995... full name is Josiah Johnson own child development center… nickname is “Deuce”… born June 21, 1994... plans to 79 become a physical therapist... health and exercise science major. OFFENSIVE LINE Jones’ Career Stats TACKLES Korliss JOHNSON 6-2 • 250 • Fr.-HS Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 39 34 73 14.0 2.0 2 2 0 2 0 Cedar Hill, Texas • Cedar Hill HS GAME HIGHS High School: First-team all-region, first-team all-district selection for Texas Class Tackles: 9 at Cincinnati (Sept. 14, 2013) 5A Division 2 state champions … team finished 14-2 … was first-team all-district as Tackles for loss: 3.0 at UAB (Sept. 21, 2013) a junior, when Cedar Hill reached the state finals and finished 11-5 … three letters in Sack: 1.0, twice (most recent vs. Central Arkansas, Nov. 2, 2013) football, two in powerlifting … Student Council member … Student Leadership award 17 ... National Society of High School Scholars … 3.2 GPA. WIDE RECEIVER Personal: Son of Ivory Brown and Takenya Johnson-Yates … father is a security Cody JONES guard, mother is an asset manager … has a sister, Angel Jones (12), and a brother, De5-10 • 180 • Jr.-2L marcus Yates (7) … wants to own his own business and create jobs for the unemployed Ville Platte, La. • Ville Platte HS … nickname is “K.J.” … full name is Korliss Anfrene Marse’ Johnson … born 9/22/95.

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Adam JONES

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6-2 • 196 • So.-1L Katy, Texas • Seven Lakes HS 2014 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 Season: Started 12 games at linebacker for NSU… finished second on team in total tackles (73) and assisted tackles (34)… led the Demons in tackles for loss with 14 for 38 yards… season high nine tackles at Cincinnati… forced two fumbles in wins over Missouri State and Lamar…forced and recovered a fumble at Missouri State to setup third quarter touchdown...notched two or more tackles for loss three times including trio of drops in the backfield against Stephen F. Austin and UAB… finished with eight tackles against Sam Houston… notched seven tackles against Missouri State and Lamar… collected six tackles against UAB, Nicholls, Central Arkansas and Stephen F. Austin. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: Two-time all-district performer at Seven Lakes HS… earned first team honors as a senior and named defensive Most Valuable Player after picking off six passes… named to the All-Greater Houston honorable mention team as his squad finished with a 6-4 record… had two interceptions as a junior and earned second team all-district honors… was the junior varsity’s defensive MVP as a sophomore after he corralled two picks… had three interceptions his freshman season… also lettered in track.

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Cameron LAZARE

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6-0 • 196 • Fr.-HS Baton Rouge, La. • Woodlawn HS

2013 Season: Appeared in 10 games at safety… recorded stats in six games… tallied 11 total tackles including five solo… notched season-high three tackles twice against Langston and Sam Houston State… one pass breakup and one tackle in Southern victory… two tackles against McNeese State. 2012 Season: Recorded no stats 2011 Season: Redshirted High School: As a sophomore, helped Brother Martin to an 11-1 record, an undefeated district championship and the No. 3 seed in the state playoffs…in his last two seasons, helped lead the Crusaders to two more playoff appearances with 101 tackles and seven interceptions….named to the All-District and All-Elite team…lettered in football and track…earned Beta Honor Roll honors…graduated in 2011. Personal: Born Brian Anthony Joseph, Jr. on June 24, 1993…. the oldest child of Tammy and Brian Joseph, Jr….mother works as a court reporter and father is a math interventionist…has one brother, Blair…cousin Tameka Johnson plays in the WNBA and cousin Chris Canty played eight seasons in the NFL…majoring in mass communications…plans to pursue a career in sports journalism…his life’s ambition is “make my parents proud of the man I am growing to be”….nickname: B.J. Joseph’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 10 5 6 11 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 3, twice (most recent at Sam Houston, Oct. 16, 2013)

High School: All-district receiver and kick returner … finalist for the prestigious Warrick Dunn Award in the NFL great’s hometown … All-Baton Rouge Metro kick returner … a two-year all-district basketball standout … helped football team into the playoffs as a senior under coach Brett Beard … has been part of three straight basketball playoff teams for coach Elmo Fernandez … Student Government Association vice president … Boys State participant … National Honor Society member … Beta Club member … 4.1 GPA (5.0 scale). Personal: Son of Kerry and July Lazare … father works for UPS …two brothers, Darnell (29) and Braylon (21), and a sister, Kerrilyn (24) … Darnell played basketball at LSU and is now in the NBA D-League after playing professionally overseas … Braylon plays at UL-Lafayette, where his sister played volleyball … nickname is “Cam” … majoring in NSU’s nationally-acclaimed computer science program … will enter the technology field … wants to play in the NFL and own a computer consulting firm … full name is Cameron Deville Lazare.

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6-3 • 279 • Jr.-1L Many, La. • Many HS

2013 Season: Played seven snaps against Lamar, 70 percent grade... four plays for a 75 percent grade against McNeese State. 2012 Season: Squad 16 2011 Season: Redshirted SAFETY High School: Helped lead the Tigers to back-to-back 11-2 season as a sophomore Desmond LACEY and junior with 158 knockdowns…named to the 3-2A All-District all four years with 5-11 •188 • Fr.-RS All-Area (Shreveport Times) and All-State honors in his final two seasons…four-year Pineland, Texas • West Sabine HS letterman in football and track…member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA)… graduated May 2011 with a 3.4 grade point average. Personal: Born Jonathan Paul Lewis on September 4, 1991…son of Lisa Smith, a 2013 Season: Redshirted High School: A four-sport standout who was a first-team all-district quarterback licensed practical nurse (LPN)…has two brothers, Aaron Procell (24) and Chris Lewis and safety at West Sabine for coach Todd Stark … district MVP as a junior when he (21) …majoring in industrial engineering technology. threw for 17 touchdowns and 1,472 yards on 77-152 aim, while running for 11 scores 62 and 1,125 yards on 136 carries (8.3 average) … as a senior, threw for 14 touchdowns OFFENSIVE LINE and 1,186 yards (53-118-4), while rushing for 1,241 yards (135 carries, 9.2 average) and Thomas LITTLE 14 TDs … won Southeast Texas player of the week and Ford Tough player of the week 6-1 • 318 • So.-1L awards … is also a regional qualifier in the triple jump, 200 meter dash, and on relays, Winnfield, La. • Winnfield Senior HS including a state-meet qualifying 4x100m relay team … an all-district guard in basketball last season … also has four letters in baseball .. helped West Sabine to district championships in his first two seasons of hoops, then a bi-district championship in his 2013 Season: Played three snaps against Southern for a 67 percent grade. junior campaign … was honorable mention all-district as a sophomore for coach Jeff 2012 Season: Redshirted Parks … ran on district and area champion 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams last spring, High School: First team all-state, All-Cenla, and all-district as a senior and helped his team to a 14-1 record and runner-up spot in the state Class 2A title game… first with the 4x100 foursome going on to the state meet under coach Jonathan Jones. Personal: Son of Bobby and Elaine Lacey … his father is a lumber grader and his team all-district and second team all-state his junior season while team finished 8-5 mother is a teacher … has two sisters, Christina and Tatyana … born 12/27/94 … full and advanced to the state quarterfinal round… second team all-district honors as a name is Desmond Tamar Lacey … student council vice-president ... National Honor So- sophomore… team finished 8-4 and advanced to the second round of the state playciety member who ranked seventh in his class with an average grade of 92.135 … also offs… Academic All-State and had a 3.82 grade point average… member of FBLA, FFA vice president of his class and an FCA member … nickname is “Dez”... general studies and Beta clubs. Personal: Son of Chip and Susan Little… one brother, Hunter, and a sister, Sarmajor. ah… nickname is “T. Little”… born Feb. 20, 1994... majoring in business administration.

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5-8 • 197 • So.-1L Natchitoches, La. • Natchitoches Central HS

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6-3 • 245 • So.-1L Monroe, La. • Ouachita Parish HS

2013 Season: Appeared in NSU backfield for 12 games… fourth on team in total offense and third in rushing with 279 yards… caught 14 balls for 122 yards and two touchdowns… scored Demons’ lone touchdown on six-yard run at Cincinnati… recorded a game-clinching 55-yard touchdown burst and 75 yards rushing against Lamar… notched TD on the ground (nine yards) and through the air (14 yards) in win over Langston… rushed for 49 yards at Sam Houston State on six carries. High School: Lettered in football and basketball for three years and track for two seasons... two-time first-team all-district selection his junior and senior season... honorable mention sophomore season... member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and SADD clubs... graduated with a 3.7 grade point average... coached by Brandon Helms. Personal: Son of of Thelma Sue and Charles Llorens... father is a retired employee of NSU... two brothers, Kendrick and Rechard... one sister, Latrina... brother Kendrick played one year in the NFL with the one year with the New York Giants after playing at NSU from 1999-2001... majoring in industrial engineering technology. Llorens’ Career Stats RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G 2013 12 50 287 8 279 5.6 3 55 23.2 RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 12 14 122 2 6 8.7 10.2 GAME HIGHS Rushing Yards: 75 (5 car.) vs. Lamar (Nov. 9, 2013) Rushes: 8 (22 yds.) at Cincinnati (Sept. 14, 2013) Longest Rush: 55 vs. Lamar (Nov. 11, 2013) Receptions: 3 (25 yds.) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Receiving Yards: 35 (3 rec.) vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Longest Reception: 26 vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013)

2014 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 COLLEGE SPORTS JOURNAL FIRST-TEAM FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICAN 2013 Season: Appeared in 11 games … team leader with 8.5 sacks for 43 yards… tallied 25 tackles including 18 solo on the year… his 11 tackles for loss ranked second on the team… broke through with 3.5 tackles for loss and a season-high five tackles against Langston… recorded fumble recovery against Southeastern Louisiana… notched two sacks for an 11 yard loss against Lamar, and two sacks for a loss of 16 yards against Langston… 1.5 sacks against Southern for a loss of seven yards… recorded sacks against Nicholls, SLU and Central Arkansas… notched four tackles against Southern and McNeese State. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: First team all-district and all-Northeast Louisiana, and earned allstate honorable mention as a senior… Class 5A Academic All-State… led his team with 85 tackles and 7 sacks… Permanent Team Captain Award… team finished 9-3, district runners-up, and made a second round appearance in the state playoffs… also played some tight end… lettered four years in football… member of the National Honor Society with a 3.7 grade point average. Personal: Son of Jarvis Berry and Latanyia Marshall… one brother, Jarvis Berry, Jr. ,and two sisters, Shanterrice and Jarvisia Berry… majoring in psychology, and wants to become a sports pyschologist… nicknames are “Marcus” and “J-Man”… born Aug. 16, 1994. Marshall’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 11 18 7 25 11.0 8.5 0 1 0 2 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 5 vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Tackles for loss: 3.5 vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013)

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6-1 • 270 • So.-1L Denham Springs, La. • Denham Springs HS 2013 Season: Played in two games… earned a 75 percent grade on eight snaps against Langston… appeared against Southern. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: First team all-parish, All-District 4-5A, all-metro… Class 5A Academic All-State… played in the 2011 Red Stick All-Star Bowl… team finished 7-3 and earned a share of the district championship… as a junior, earned first team AllDistrict 4-5A honors as well as first team all-parish accolades… team finished 7-3 and advanced to the state playoffs… 8-3 season as a sophomore with a state playoff appearance… Honor Roll with a 3.5 grade point average… member of FCA, Key Club, and Stinging Stars Big Buddy Clubs… lettered three years in football. Personal: Son of Kenny and Jackie Loup… two sisters, Emily and Erin… father was an All-Gulf South Conference offensive lineman at Delta State… majoring in industrial engineering technology and aspires to open an engineering firm in south Louisiana… born Dec. 13, 1993.

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5-11 • 183 • So.-1L Spring, Texas • Klein Oak HS

with a fumble recovery…recorded four tackles against Sam Houston… three tackles against Nevada, Mississippi Valley, McNeese, Nicholls State, Central Arkansas, and Stephen F. Austin... two tackles at Texas Tech. 2011 Season: Impressed coaches quickly as a true freshman who was a late signee … played in 7 games and recorded a total of 10 tackles… Season high of three tackles came against Sam Houston State. High School: Lettered in football….led football team to a combined 27-3 record in his junior and senior seasons…graduated in May 2011. Personal: Born July 8, 1993…son of Tifini Hill…has one sister, Steffany….cousin Jarvis Moss plays for the Oakland Raiders... general studies major and wants to become a coach. Medcafe’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 10 8 18 2.5 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 2012 11 16 15 31 0.5 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 2011 7 2 8 10 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 30 28 31 59 3.0 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 5 vs. Lamar (Oct. 6, 2012) Tackles for loss: 1.5 at McNeese State (Nov. 16, 2013) Sacks: 0.5 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013)

2013 Season: Played 12 games at receiver… fifth on team with 296 receiving yards on 22 catches… 33-yard touchdown scamper in key win over Central Arkansas… hauled in 56 yard pass in lone reception against Sam Houston State to set a season-high for yards in a game… season-high four receptions in finale against Stephen F. Austin… notched 50 yards on three catches against Lamar... season-high four catches against in the season finale against Stephen F. Austin. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: Three-sport star in football, track, and baseball… earned MVP honors as a wide receiver and Co-Offensive Most Valuable Player honors… first team all-district and second team All-Greater Houston honors… caught 78 passes for 1,266 yards and 11 touchdowns his senior season… averaging 16.2 yards per catch… scored a total of 62 points… ranked sixth in the state in receiving and 32nd in the nation… all-district in track in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles… made nine catches for 91 yards as a junior… team advanced to state playoffs both his junior and senior seasons… has a 3.5 grade point average. Personal: Son of Ben and Sheila McClain… two brothers, Brandon and Matthew … both parents are veterans of the United States Army… Brandon is in active duty in the United States Navy… born Jan. 3, 1994... majoring in business administration. 59 Medcafe’s Career Stats LINEBACKER RECEIVING Jacob MERRIMAN YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 6-0 • 210 • Sr.-2L 2013 12 22 296 1 56 13.5 24.7 Lindale, Texas • Lindale HS GAME HIGHS Receptions: 4 (31 yds.) vs. Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 23, 2013) Receiving Yards: 56 (1 rec.) at Sam Houston (Oct. 26, 2013) 2013 Season: Injured Longest Reception: 56 at Sam Houston (Oct. 26, 2013) 2012 Season: Saw action in eight games… two tackles against Sam Houston State… one tackle versus Arkansas-Monticello.
 
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 High School: Nominated for the Mississippi East vs. West All-Star Game … Pine Personal: Son of Chris Reneau ... one sister, Hannah ...majoring in criminal justice Belt Sports.com preseason all-area team member who led Class 6A with six intercep- ... full name is Jacob Zachary Merriman. tions, while making 46 tackles and blocked three field goals for the Warriors … has Merriman’s Career Stats been clocked at a 4.40 in the 40-yard dash … high school teammate of Demon baseball TACKLES player Cort Brinson and they teamed up on the 2010 South State Championship team. Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk Personal: Played for coach Nevil Barr … has a 26 ACT score … son of Deirdre K. 2012 8 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 McLendon and the late Eric McClendon... full name is Shane Austin McLendon... one 2011 3 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 brother, Nick... majoring in psychical science with concentration in chemistry. Total 11 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 GAME HIGHS 98 Tackles: 2 vs. Sam Houston State (Nov. 10, 2012) DEFENSIVE LINE

Damon MEDCAFE 6-0 • 281 • Sr.-3L Denton, Texas • Denton-Ryan HS

2013 Season: Appeared in 12 games as defensive tackle… recorded 18 tackles, 10 solo on the season… forced fumble and tallied three tackles against McNeese… notched two quarterback hurries against Missouri State… recorded a season-high three tackles against McNeese State and Stephen F. Austin… 1.5 tackles for loss against McNeese State.

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Bryant MITCHELL

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6-2 •182 • Sr.-1L San Diego, Calif. • Southwestern College (Mt. Miquel HS) 2013 Season: Appeared in 12 games, starting five for NSU… fourth leading wideout with 320 yards on 33 catches… season-high 99 yards receiving highlighted by 42yard long versus Southern… notched 43-yard touchdown reception and 85 receiving yards against Southeastern Louisiana… two-yard TD catch put Demons up 16-0 against Stephen F. Austin… caught four balls for 43 yards in the season opener against Missouri State. Prior to NSU: Played football and track at Southwestern College... helped the team to a 10-1 record, conference championship and an American Bowl Championship record... won the most outstanding receiver award. High School: Two-year letterwinner in football and basketball, one year in track... won the league championship senior year in football and qualified for state in the high jump, took eighth... coached by Tom Karlo in football... graduated with a 3.2 grade point average... school record holder in the high jump (6-10), receptions in a game, and yards in a game. Personal: Son of Sharmaun Jones... two brothers, Steven and Devon... two sisters, Brittany and Diaja... majoring in psychology. Mitchell’s Career Stats RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 12 33 320 2 42 9.7 26.7 GAME HIGHS Receptions: 8 (85 yds.) vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013) Receiving Yards: 99 (6 rec.) vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Longest Reception: 43 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013)

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for 600 yds.….graduated in 2011 with a 3.5 grade point average. Personal: Born on August 20, 1992….son of Blake and Becky Monrose….mother is a substitute teacher and father works as an attorney….has one sister, Avery and one brother, Aaron …majoring in business adminstraion.

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Chris MOORE

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5-11 • 207 • Jr.-1L Plano, Texas • Plano HS

2013 Season: Leading scorer with 13 field goals and 36 PATs made for 75 points… made four field goals over 40 yards… season-long 47-yard field goal at Cincinnati… kicked off 61 times for Demons’ special teams recording five touchbacks... season-high 10 kickoffs in 55-14 win over Southern... nine of 12 inside 40 yards. Prior to NSU: Redshirted at Iowa State High School: First-team all-district honoree as a senior... made 35 extra points and 10 field goals as a senior. Personal: Born Dec. 8, 1992... son of Mike and Michelle Moore... one sister, Kristin...communications major. Moore’s Career Stats KICKING Year FGM-A XPM-A 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 LG BLK PTS. 2013 13-23 36-39 2-2 3-5 4-5 4-8 0-3 47 3 75 GAME HIGHS FG Made: 3 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 26, 2013) FG Attempted: 5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 26, 2013) PAT Made: 7 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) PAT Attempted: 7 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Long Field Goal: 47 at Cincinnati (Sept. 14, 2013)

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6-0 • 185 • Fr.-HS Friendswood, Texas • Clearbrook HS

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6-1 • 204 • Jr.-2L Bogalusa, La. • Bogalusa HS

High School: Two-year all-district selection who made six interceptions, running one back for a touchdown, and 65 tackles as a senior … played quarterback and threw six TD passes, ran for three …had 540 return yards on kicks and punts … 3.2 GPA. Personal: Son of Joseph Mobley Jr. and Tiona Mobley-Huckaby … father manages a coffee house and played football at Rutgers ... mother is a nurse … two older sisters, Lena (30), Jazmine (20) … plans to major in communications and wants to become an NFL broadcaster … nicknames are “Bubba” and “Joe” … full name is Joseph Patrick Mobley III.

2013 Season: Appeared in two games for Demons’ receiving corps… lone reception came in 35-yard scamper against Sam Houston State. 2012 Season: Appeared in four games. 2011 Season: Redshirted High School: Led Bogalusa HS to three straight playoffs in his last three years… as a junior, made 35 receptions for 612 yards with five TDs and two interceptions and earned All-District first team honors… as a senior, he starred with 57 receptions for 957 yards and 11 TDs while picking up 33 carries for 345 yards and three touchdowns… 38 the senior year effort earned him a spot on the All-Parish, All-District and All-State first WIDE RECEIVER team…lettered all four years in football....graduated in May 2011. Brandon MONROSE Personal: Born Rondarious Lamon Morris on December 24, 1992…nickname: 5-10 • 186 • Jr.-2L Mon, Big Ticket…..son of Kenneth Bullock and Linda Bickham….has ten siblings, RiLafayette, La. • St. Thomas More HS cardo, Rainney, Romerro, Richard, Rumeall and Raymond Morris; Renwick and Rasharo Bickham; Lakendra Bullock and Ashley Hutchinson….older brother, Rumeall, was a 2013 Season: Appeared in all 12 games as member of special teams unit, holding 2013 senior on the NSU football team.... wants to become a football coach and take care for placekicks. of his family... daughter named Rhylee. 2012 Season: Did not record any stats. 2011 Season: Appeared in five games but did not have a reception … earned his first letter. High School: Lettered two years in football and three years in baseball….Brandon was selected All-District in football and baseball….junior season, St. Thomas More finished 8-5 while making a 1st-round playoff appearance…senior season, the team went

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6-3 • 220 • Fr.-HS Slidell, La. • Slidell HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Track and football standout for legendary Demon football player Kenny Guillot at state power Parkview Baptist … PBHS won state championships in Mukes’ sophomore and senior seasons (2010, 2012)... second-team all-state as a senior, all-district in his final two seasons … made eight interceptions in the last two years … ran 100 meter dash, and high jumps, in track and field.
 
 Personal: Son of Manuel Mukes III, a pastor, and Sahran Wilson-Robinson, a nurse … has four sister, Bari Alexis Robinson, Manunika, Manuion and Manu’nija Mukes... one brother, Christopher Mukes... born Sept. 7, 1995.

High School: First-team All-District 6-5A as a senior … Slidell’s Most Valuable Lineman award winner for a playoff team … honorable mention all-district as a junior … won the Iron Tiger Award both seasons … rated a 4.5 star long snapper by Chris Rubio … played for coach Larry Favre … three-year letterman in football, one in powerlifting … qualified for the state powerlifting meet in his sophomore year … won Tiger Achievement Award for character, service, scholarship and leadership as a sophomore … 2.9 GPA Personal: Son of Mark Nelson and Beckie Moore … one older brother, Jared (19) … born 1/28/95.

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Cedric PAUL 6-2 • 270 • Fr.-HS Franklin, La. • Franklin HS

6-6 • 279 • Jr.-2L Houston, Texas • Strake Jesuit College Prep 2013 Season: Played in every game, including seven starts… earned an 85 percent grade on 40 snaps against Southern… played 81 snaps and received a 79 percent at Sam Houston State… 79 percent grade on 19 snaps against Central Arkansas… 71 percent grade on 83 snaps at UAB. 2012 Season: Appeared in four games… 100-pecent grade on four snaps against Nicholls… grades of 66-percent on three snaps against Nevada and Arkansas-Monticello. High School: Two-time 2nd team 19-5A All-District… academic all-district his senior year… named co-captain of the football team senior year… lettered in football (3) and basketball (2)… also played golf and lacrosse… played left tackle on varsity squad three years… coached by Ron Counter … member of the Extreme Anglers club and played tuba in the band … graduated with a 3.1 GPA. Personal: Son of James and Dr. Kathleen Murphy… one brother, Robert is a student at TCU… father is a Texas state representative and mother is a professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston…majoring in health and exercise science in scholar’s college... plans to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy.

High School: Defensive MVP in District 9-3A … 105 total tackles, 8.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 3 recoveries, 12 tackles for loss … team captain for coach Jay Ina as Franklin reached the state playoffs after finishing as district runner-up … named “Best of the Teche” … honorable mention All-State defensive lineman… bests of 59 feet in the shot put; 162 feet, 3 inches in the discus, 170 feet in the javelin ... District and Region champion in shot put, discus and javelin … won state in the shot put and finished fourth in the discus … will compete for NSU’s track & field program ranked in the nation’s top 10 among junior athletes in the shot put in 2013 … third at the 2013 USA Junior Olympics in the shot. Personal: Son of former Demon defensive lineman and track and field competitor Clifford Paul.

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6-2 • 285 •Fr.-HS Boutte, La. • Hahnville HS

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sive lineman in the state by 24/7 Sports … chosen to play in Louisiana Senior All-Star Game in Shreveport … chosen for the NUC All-American Game in Myrtle Beach, S.C. 5-11 • 196 • Jr.-1L and ranked No. 32 center in the country by 24/7 Sports … 2-star Rivals.com athlete Bassfield, Miss. • Bassfield HS … ranked No. 55 on the Dandy Don Elite List for Louisiana senior prospects … made cover of Louisiana Football magazine as one of state’s top 25 prospects … four letters in football and track and field … 3.4 GPA … member of Beta Club and FCA. 2012 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE ACADEMIC Personal: Son of Tim and Linda Perrin … father is in chemical sales … mother is a 2013 Season: Did not record stats. 2012 Season: Played in seven games, mainly as special teams… two tackles ver- school principal who has presented at state and national conferences … has a younger brother, Austin (14) … nickname is “Big Hunt” … wants to be a teacher and coach … sus Lamar. full name is Hunter Michael Perrin … born 4/26/96. 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Led Bassfield HS with 227 tackles over three years… 2020 WDAM Defensive Player of the Year, first-team All-District and named to the Elite-22 in Mississippi… career 18 interceptions, six forced fumbles, five blocked punts and three touchdowns… four sport athlete (football, basketball, track and baseball) and 17 letters won. Personal: Born July 17, 1993… son of Renee and Wilbur Myers, Sr. …Father played 2 years in NFL… one brother, Timothy Thompson… major is psychology … full name is Wilbur Lee Myers Jr... plans to go into sports administration.

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2013 Season: Played in 12 games… captured 22 solo tackles and 49 total tackles at safety, ranked sixth on the team… recorded 10 tackles and fumble recovery in 3128 victory over Central Arkansas… recorded nine tackles against Southeastern Louisiana… had seven takedowns at McNeese State… recorded one-half sacks at Cincinnati and Sam Houston State. 2012 Season: Redshirted High School: As a senior, was first-team all-district running back and cornerback… all-parish defensive MVP… all-state honorable mention… ran for 869 yards on 102 carries and 15 touchdowns… 694 receiving yards on 36 catches and 5 TDs… averaged 26.8 yards in punt returns and 17.2 yards in kickoff returns… team finished 8-4 and won district championship… advanced to the second round of the state playoffs… Tee Cotton Bowl MVP… junior season, named all-district receiver, kick returner and defensive back… all-parish receiver… 37 carries for 212 yards and 7 TDs… 19 catches for 392 yards and 3 TDs… returned 5 kicks for 312 yards and an incredible 62.4 average… 8-3 record and state playoffs… all-district and all-parish running back as a sophomore…had 82 rushes for 600 yards and 7 TDs… made 7 catches for 145 yards and 3 TDs. Personal: Son of Michael and Jacqueline Doucet… one brother, Johnathan… nickname is “Prolific”… born Feb. 24, 1994... majoring in health and exercise science.

Tyler ROUSSEL

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6-1 • 226 • Sr.-3L LaPlace, La. • St. Charles Catholic HS 2013 Season: Played in 10 games, starting in five… recorded 72 tackles (48 solo, 24 assisted), which ranked third on the team… season-best 16 tackles and forced fumble against Nicholls… recorded nine tackles in the season opener against Missouri State… had eight tackles against Southern and Langston… a pair of tackles for loss against both Nicholls and Southeastern Louisiana… seven tackles against Cincinnati and McNeese State. 2012 Season: Saw action in 11 games… five tackles against Mississippi Valley State… four tackles at Central Arkansas and Southeastern Louisiana… two tackles versus Arkansas-Monticello, Lamar, and at Stephen F. Austin.
 
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 High School: Led St. Charles Catholic to a 32-11 record over four years and a state finals appearance… 2010 all-district WR… three sport athlete (football, track and baseball) earning seven letters… in 2008 led baseball team in steals … part of district runner-up 4x400 meter relay team.
 
 Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1992… son of Andee Roussel… one sister, Brittany… majoring in IET... business administration. Roussel’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 10 48 24 72 5.0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 2012 11 18 7 25 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2011 2 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 23 66 33 99 5.0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 16 vs. Nicholls (Oct. 12, 2013) Tackles for loss: 2.0, twice (most recent vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Oct. 19, 2013)

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Josh ROBERTS

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6-4 • 310 • Fr.-HS Hempstead, Texas • Hempstead HS High School: All-State first-team as a junior for 10-4 team that made the regional round … honorable mention All-State honors as a sophomore when Hempstead reached the state 2-A finals finishing 14-1 under coach Ricky Sargent … three-year All-District 26-2A first-team selection … part of four straight playoff teams with a combined 38-13 record … a four-year starter in football … four letters in football and track and field, and three in basketball regional… captured fifth place in the state in the discus throw as a senior … took eighth place in the shot put at state after placing first at regionals … qualifier in track and field in the shot put (51-0) and discus (157-0) as a junior … played in the 2013 Down Under Bowl in Australia … member of the Theatre Club at HHS … 2.9 GPA. Personal: Son of Joseph and Nina Roberts … father is a mechanic, mother works in juvenile corrections ... mother was an all-district basketball player … youngest of

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Shakeir RYAN

WIDE RECEIVER

5-8 • 154 • So.-1L Lafayette, La. • Northside HS

WaDerrious SELLERS 5-10 • 215 • Sr.-2L Monroe, La. • Neville HS

After spring practice, Ryan joined the NSU track team on the 4x100 meter relay and in his second race, ran the lead leg as the Demons won the Southland Conference championship in 39.89 at UCA. 2013 Season: Played in 12 games, starting seven for the Demons… third on team with 329 receiving yards and three touchdown catches… scored winning 51-yard touchdown in season opener against Missouri State… caught five passes for 85 yards including 62-yard touchdown reception against Langston… six receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown against Central Arkansas… caught eight passes for 24 yards against UAB… rushed for 19 yards against Southern on one carry… 17 yards rushing against Lamar on one carry. High School: All-State receiver (second-team LSWA, first-team coaches) after 84 catches for 1,035 yards and nine touchdowns, along with 405 rushing yards and three TDs as a senior for his uncle, coach Trev Faulk … All-Acadiana, all-district … didn’t play as a junior after a school transfer but did run a 6.81 in the 60 meter dash indoors, the nation’s eighth-fastest time by a junior sprinter in AAU competition … as a sophomore was third at the state meet with a 21.65 in the 200 … made 18 catches for 325 yards and six touchdowns … has a 2.9 GPA. Personal: Son of Shekethia Ryan, who works for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office … has two brothers, Sage and Sky … is a cousin to longtime NFL standout RB Kevin Faulk and Jasper Faulk, another NFL vet … fullname is Shakeir Dedrick Ryan, nicknames are “Shake” and “Keir” … born 8/11/95. Ryan’s Career Stats RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G 2013 12 2 36 0 36 18.0 0 19 3.0 RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 12 43 334 3 62 7.8 27.8 GAME HIGHS Rushing Yards: 19 (1 car.) vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Longest Rush: 19 vs. Southern (Sept. 7, 2013) Receptions: 8 (24 yds.) at UAB (Sept. 21, 2013) Receiving Yards: 85 (5 rec.) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013) Longest Reception: 62 vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013)

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2013 Season: Played in 12 games, started one… season-high eight tackles against Lamar, two were tackles for loss (also a season-high)… recorded five tackles at McNeese State…four tackles against Central Arkansas and Langston… tackles for losses against UCA and Southeastern Louisiana. 2012 Season: Appeared in 11 games… season-high nine tackles against Arkansas-Monticello including 1.5 tackles for loss with a sack… seven tackles (1.5 for loss) at Southeastern Louisiana… five take-downs against Lamar and Nicholls State, one tackle for loss in each… forced two fumbles, Nicholls and Stephen F. Austin.
 
 2011 Season: Did not play due to back injury.
 
 2010 Season: Redshirted.
 
 High School: Class 4A All-State linebacker for state champion Neville Tigers ... named state defensive MVP on coaches’ All-State team ... Tigers went 13-1, with only loss coming in the last minute to Class 5A champion West Monroe ... 115 tackles, 21 for loss, with three caused fumbles, one recovery, five pass breakups, one blocked kick, one interception, five QB hurries ... District 3-4A Defensive MVP ... All-Northeast Louisiana team by Monroe News-Star ... KNOE-TV Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... was a secondteam All-3-4A pick as a junior with 85 tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss, one pass breakup ... 97 tackles as a sophomore ... Tigers reached second round of state playoffs in his sophomore and junior years with a combined 15-9 record ... four-year letterman in track ... broke district record with 21.1 200m time as a junior in 2009 ... Student Council member, Spanish Club, Key Club.
 
 Personal: Born Sept. 16, 1992... son of Lee and Linda Young... two brothers, Ethan and Adrian, and a sister, Amber... his uncle, Mike Young, played in the NBA and his cousin, Jimmy Young, plays for TCU... majoring in business administration... full name is Wa’Derrious O’Shea Sellers... nickname is “Kid.” Sellers’ Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 14 13 27 4.0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 2012 11 20 17 37 6.5 0.5 2 0 0 1 0 2011 Did Not Record Stats Total 23 34 30 64 10.5 2.5 2 0 0 1 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 9 vs. Arkansas-Monticello (Sept. 7, 2012) Tackles for loss: 2.0, twice (most recent vs. Lamar, Nov. 9, 2013)

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6-3 • 296 • Jr.-TR Marysville, Wash. • College of Siskiyous (Marysville HS) 2013 Season: Redshirted Prior to NSU: A first-team All-California Region II offensive lineman … team was ranked sixth in the Northern California Community College top 20, finishing 10-1 and winning the Mid-Empire Conference in the Northern California Football Association, playing in a bowl game … Siskiyous ran for 252.4 yards per game and averaged 34.9 points per game. High School: An all-conference choice who played in Washington’s East-West AllStar Game … his team was 17-4 and made two straight playoff appearances in his two seasons … also wrestled. Personal: Son of Dave and Marsha Shumann … father is a public utility district lineman, mother is a 911 dispatcher … one younger sister, Sydney (18) … majoring in psychology and plans to work as a coach and school counselor… full name is Zachary John Schumann … born 11/24/92.

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John SHELTON

KICKER

5-9 • 156 • Fr.-RS Winnfield, La. • Winnfield HS

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: All-State Class 2A kicker (LSWA, coaches) … three-year first-team all-district selection … holds school records for career field goals, extra points (212), kicking percentage (92.4) at tradition-rich Winnfield program under coach Andy Pyles … long FG of 43 yards … 6-9 as a senior on FGs … 75 percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks … twice All-Cenla pick by Alexandria Town Talk … honorable mention allstate as a junior when Winnfield was state finalist, losing to national power John Curtis … Shelton hit a FG in the game despite being “iced” with a timeout by Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame coach J.T. Curtis … led the state in kick scoring as a junior … regional qualifier in the pole vault as a sophomore and junior … all-district center fielder in baseball as a sophomore … Winnfield’s special teams MVP for three seasons … started all 52 career games, scoring in all but three. Personal: Son of Dr. Mark Shelton, a physician, and Jennifer Shelton a medical technologist … has two older brothers, Matthew and Andrew, both former kickers for the … one sister, Dorothy Ann... Andrew played baseball at Louisiana College, now is an assistant coach there … grandfather Lee Shelton graduated from Louisiana Normal (former name of NSU) in the class of 1941 … born 11/4/94 … majoring in biology with plans to attend dental school… full name is John Maxwell Shelton … 3.5 GPA.

High School: Tight end and defensive end at Greater Atlanta Christian High School, a 2A school in Norcross, Ga.... played for former Gamecock linebacker Kenneth “Gus” Robinson... participated in the Gwinnett County All-Star game... considered a two-star prospect by Rivals.com... given a one-star rating by Scout.com... also had offers from Samford and Western Carolina. Personal: His father, Clyde Simmons Jr., was a two-time Pro Bowler, playing with five teams in the NFL, most notably with the Philadelphia Eagles... son of Sandra and Clyde Simmons... two sisters, Janaya and Jaiana... on brother, Jaism... majoring in communications. Simmons’ Career Stats RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 11 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.7 2012 7 20 186 2 27 13.7 44.9 Totals 18 21 194 2 27 9.2 10.7 GAME HIGHS Receptions: 5 at Nevada (Sept. 15, 2012) Receiving Yards: 62 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 13, 2012) Longest Reception: 27 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 13, 2012)

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6-4 • 332 • Sr.-3L Baton Rouge, La. • Glen Oaks HS

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6-4 • 245 • Sr.-2L Lawrenceville, Ga. • South Carolina (Greater Atlanta Christian) 2012 ALL-SOUTHLAND HONORABLE MENTION 2013 Season: Played in 11 games for the Demons… recorded one catch for eight yards against Langston. 2012 Season: Appeared in nine games with a 9.3 yards per catch average… caught four balls for 62 yards against Southeastern Louisiana… first touchdown was against Nevada with five catches for 32 yards… caught a touchdown in the next game against Mississippi Valley State on three grabs for 20 yards… three catches for 22 yards against Nicholls State, and 26 yards at Central Arkansas before suffering broken ankle in the second half. Prior to NSU: Saw limited action in two games as a redshirt freshman... played briefly in the season opener against East Carolina... most action came against Kentucky... did not record any statistics... transitioned to tight end in the spring after playing on the defensive side of the ball as a true freshman... considered the Most Improved

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2013 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION 2013 Season: Started all 12 games at defensive tackle… awarded honorable mention all-conference… recorded 42 total tackles including seven for loss… personal-best eight tackles and 1.5 sacks against Central Arkansas including key stop inside own 10… seized seven tackles and a sack against Nicholls… five tackles and a sack against UAB… five tackles and one-half sack against Langston. 2012 Season: Played in 10 games… season-high four tackles at Nevada… three take-downs versus Mississippi Valley State with a tackle for loss… three tackles at Stephen F. Austin… two tackles, one sack versus Nicholls.
 
 2011 Season: Assisted on four tackles against the LSU Tigers…assisted on three tackles against Delta State in the home opener… one solo tackle against Central Arkansas and Stephen F. Austin.
 
 High School: Rated as Louisiana’s No. 43 prospect in 2009 although he did not play due to a knee injury ... played defensive line and was named as his team’s MVP as a junior after recording three sacks in one game and the following year as a senior…. had scholarship offers in 2009 from Kentucky, Colorado, Central Florida, and Southern Mississippi ... First Team All-District as a junior after stacking up 71 tackles and 10 sacks, along with 5 tackles for loss and 2 fumble recoveries, although he missed lots of action with an ankle injury ... also excelled in track and field where he was all-district in 200607….three-year letterman for coaches Vernon Langley and Jeffery Jones.
 
 Personal: Born July 6, 1990 ... son of Jesse and Donna Simon ... one sibling, Keltiontare Martin ... criminal justice major ... nickname is “Big D” ....after completing his studies at NSU, Deon wants to pursue a career in the NFL or as a U.S. Marshal. Simon’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 19 23 42 7.0 4.5 0 0 0 3 0 2012 10 5 11 16 2.0 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 2011 6 2 7 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 28 26 41 67 9.0 6.5 0 0 1 3 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 7 at Nicholls (Oct. 12, 2013) Tackles for loss: 1.5 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 2, 2013)

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Daniel TAYLOR JR.

RUNNING BACK

5-7 • 160 • Jr.-2L Covent, La. • Lutcher HS

Fred THOMAS 5-10 • 160 • Sr.-2L Covent, La. • Lutcher HS

2014 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE Daniel Taylor has scored 11 touchdowns in 21 career games. He has 144 career rushes and receptions, meaning he has found the end zone every 13 times he’s touched the ball. 2013 Season: Appeared in 12 games… second on team in rushing with 395 yards including 5.5 average per rush… fourth on team in all-purpose yards with 523… recorded six touchdowns, three receiving and three rushing for Demons… rushed for 102 yards including 54-yard burst and 10-yard touchdown against Nicholls… receiving TDs in consecutive games including 38-yard reception against Central Arkansas and 26-yard score versus Lamar… 54 yards rushing and a touchdown on eight attempts against Missouri State… four carries for 40 yards and one touchdown at UAB… 59 yards rushing on 10 carries against Sam Houston State… two catches for 12 yards and a touchdown against Southern. 2012 Season: Stellar freshman season out of the backfield… played in nine games with an average of 46.9 all-purpose yards and 33.8 total offense yards per game… scored a touchdown in his first three games… first score was on a 25-yard run vs, Arkansas-Monticello on his first carry as a Demon… second touchdown was on eight rushes for 72 yards at Nevada… third score was on six attempts for 24 yards… factor out of the backfield in the passing game, touchdown reception against Southeastern Louisiana… final score of the season was against Nicholls State in as 90-yard effort… ran for 65 yards on 11 rushes at Central Arkansas. High School: Became Lutcher High School’s all-time career leading rusher his senior season, compiling 6,354 yards on the ground in his four seasons… as a senior, was named the state Class 4A Offensive Most Valuable Player … earned first team all-state and all-district honors, and earned offensive MVP honors in his district… ran for 2,086 yards and had 363 yards receiving… scored a total of 25 touchdowns… team finished 13-1 and lost in the semifinal round of the state playoffs… ran for 1,408 yards as a junior and earned all-state and all-district honors… team went 10-2 and advanced to the second round of the playoffs… rushed for 1,345 yards as a sophomore as team went 13-1 and had a semifinal appearance in the playoffs… had 949 yards rushing as a freshman and 566 yards in the 8th grade… team won the state championship his freshman year and finished 13-2… lettered 5 years in football, 4 in basketball, and 1 in track. Personal: Son of Deidra Taylor… nickname is “DT”… born Oct. 8, 1993... one sister, Danielle... majoring in general studies... wants to become a football coach or a writer. Taylor’s Career Stats RUSHING Year G Att Gain Loss Net Avg. TD Lng Avg/G 2013 12 72 410 15 395 5.5 3 54 32.9 2012 9 45 308 4 304 6.8 4 55 33.8 Total 21 117 718 19 699 6.0 7 55 33.3 RECEIVING YEAR G REC YDS TD LNG AVG. AVG./G 2013 12 12 128 3 38 10.7 10.7 2012 11 15 118 1 30 7.9 16.9 Total 23 27 246 4 38 9.1 10.7 GAME HIGHS Rushing Yards: 102 (8 car.) at Nicholls (Oct. 12, 2013) Rushing Attempts: 11 at Central Arkansas (Nov. 3, 2012) Longest Rush: 54 at Nicholls (Oct. 12, 2013) Receptions: 3, twice (most recent at Sam Houston, Nov. 9, 2012) Receiving Yards: 39 vs. Lamar (Nov. 9, 2013) Longest Reception: 38 vs. Central Arkansas (Nov. 2, 2013)

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2014 PRESEASON FIRST TEAM ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 2013 Season: Started all 12 games at cornerback… team-leader in interceptions with three and pass breakups with seven… pivotal interception against Central Arkansas helped solidify 31-28 win… recorded INTs in consecutive games against UAB and Langston… also made 38 total tackles… season-high five tackles three times (Missouri State, UAB and Nicholls)… two tackles for loss, Lamar and Southern… finished the last three games with four tackles in each contest. 2012 Season: Played in 11 games… season-high five tackles at McNeese… four tackles in the season opener at Texas Tech and in finale at Stephen F. Austin… had 1.5 tackles for loss at Nevada… fumble recovery at Stephen F. Austin… three tackles at Lamar, Nicholls and Sam Houston State. High School: All-State as a senior at cornerback by both the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and the Louisiana Football Coaches Association ... LFCA named him AllState return specialist as well ... state 400 meter champion as a sophomore ... helped coach Tim Detillier’s LHS team win Class 3A state championships in 2006 and 2008 ... Lutcher won district titles in 2005-07 ... twice an All-District selection ... Times-Picayune All-Metro and All-River Parishes selection as a senior ... 70 tackles, 52 solo, along with 7 interceptions as a senior ... career totals of 219 tackles, 16 interceptions ... 13 kickoff returns for 446 yards (34.3 average), 2 TD ... four-year letterman in basketball and track ... All-District as a junior in basketball Personal: Son of Sandra Thomas and George Watson ... one sister, Jessica Thomas ... full name is Frederick Raynell Thomas ... born 5/7/90... one brother, Carlous. Thomas’ Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 12 17 21 38 2.5 0.0 0 1 3 7 0 2012 11 25 7 32 1.5 0.0 0 1 0 6 0 Total 23 42 28 70 4.0 0.0 0 2 3 13 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 5, four times (most recent vs. Nicholls, Oct. 12, 2013) Tackles for loss: 1.0, twice (most recent vs. Lamar, Nov. 9, 2013) Interceptions: 1, three times (most recent vs. Central Arkansas, Nov. 9, 2013)

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Personal: Son of Kimberly Walker, a lab technician , and Jermaine Walker Sr., a realtor… has a younger brother, Jeremiah, and sister, Jaelyn … his uncle, Kevin Mack, Luke TURNER played football at Oregon and transferred to Southern University … played in the Fiesta 6-1 • 190 • Sr.-2L Bowl for the Ducks … interested in being a teacher and coach … full name is Jermaine Alexandria, La. • Alexandria Senior HS Lamell Walker Jr. … born 10/19/95... majoring in education. 2013 Season: Played in six games, and recorded four tackles… recovered a fumble Walker’s Career Stats at UAB… solo tackles against Langston, Sam Houston State and Central Arkansas… TACKLES assisted tackle at Cincinnati. Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2012 Season: Did not record any stats.
 
 2013 8 5 2 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2011 Season: Squadsman.
 
 GAME HIGHS 2010 Season: Redshirted.
 
 Tackles: 4, vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013) High School: All-Cenla, All-District as a junior and senior… in 2009, made five 95 interceptions, scored four touchdowns ... made 55 tackles for coach Chris Gatlin’s Trojans, DEFENSIVE TACKLE who went 9-2 and were ranked as high as No. 5 in the state’s Class 4A ranks ... had three Isaiah WHEELER interceptions, 30 tackles, and had three interceptions and scored three touchdowns in 6-1 • 303 • Fr.-RS his junior year when the Trojans went 7-4 and made the second of three straight playoff Lake Charles, La. • Hamilton Christian HS trips ... played for legendary coach Butch Stoker as a sophomore and made his first career interception ...had three track letters ... member of Glee Club.
 
 Personal: Son of Gerald Turner Sr. and Pamela Turner ... father is a high school 2013 Season: Redshirted teacher, mother is a nurse ... one sister, Tysna... father graduated from NSU and played High School: Three-year All-Southwest Louisiana selection by the Lake Charles football (defensive end, lettering in 1985) ... cousin Danny also is an NSU alumnus .... American Press … four-year all-district pick … topped 100 tackles as a senior … also full name is Gerald Lucas Turner Jr., uses nickname “Luke”... married to Madeline... ma- lettered four years in basketball … played for former McNeese All-American and Alexjoring in criminal justice. andria native Reggie Nelson … Beta Club and FCA member. Turner’s Career Stats Personal: Son of Derrick and Keri Wheeler … two older brothers, Aaron and Ryan TACKLES … his relative, Bruce Seale, played for the NBA’s Seattle Supersonics … interested in Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk a career as a criminal investigator and a major in criminal justice … born 5/19/94 .. 2013 6 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 nickname is “Zay.” SAFETY

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5-11 • 196 • Fr.-RS Pineville, La. • Pineville HS

Zach WHITE

TIGHT END

6-1 •245 •Jr.-TR Littlefield, Texas • West Texas A&M (Littlefield HS)

2013 Season: Redshirted High School: Outstanding track athlete who played football for former standout Demon offensive lineman Robbie Martin at Pineville … had 81 tackles, five sacks, five forced fumbles and five recoveries, along with two pass breakups, for the Rebels in his junior season … was a state qualifier in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles as a junior … won district title in both events, was regional runner-up for the Rebels... 3.5 GPA … National Honor Society. Personal: Son of Kendrick “Kenny” and Andrea Van Buren… father works for the Louisiana State Police, mother is a speech pathologist...has one sister, Morgan, a twotime national champion cheerleader... majoring in health and exercise science with plans to pursue a career in physical therapy.

Prior to NSU: Helped New Mexico Military win the El Toro Bowl and finish 8-4 … caught 30 passes for 300 yards and ran four times for 60 yards … scored four TDs for coach Bryan Huseman … 3.4 GPA at New Mexico Military High School: Two-year prep All-State tight end … Littlefield had a 33-6 record in his final three seasons … reached the state semifinals in his senior year when he had 794 yards receiving and seven TDs, while making six sacks, recovering a fumble and running back three interceptions for scores … district Defensive MVP as a junior and senior … All-State as a defensive end as a junior when he had seven sacks and two interception runbacks for touchdowns, while scoring seven TDs and posting 730 receiving yards at tight end … was second in the discus as a senior at the state meet, and seventh as a junior under coach Brent Green … helped his basketball team to third in the regional tournament as a junior for coach Nick Martin… All-State post player in basketball as a 35 senior … lettered three years in football, basketball and track & field at LHS. CORNER BACK Personal: Son of Delmer and Rhona White … father is a farmer, mother retired Jermaine WALKER from the school district … has two brothers, Kori Klein (15) and Tyler Klein (13) … 5-11 • 164 • So.-1L plans to major in Criminal Justice and to work for a federal agency (FBI, DEA, etc.) … Stafford, Texas • Sugarland Dulles HS 3.5 GPA at LHS … was Spanish Club treasurer … took part in a one-act play … born 5/19/93... majoring in criminal justice, and wants to work as a special agent for the FBI 2013 Season: Played in eight games and recorded seven tackles… season-high our US Marshals. four tackles against Southeastern Louisiana… solo tackles against Nicholls, Central Arkansas and Lamar. High School: All-District 23-5A defender who made 57 tackles, had seven pass breakups, forced two fumbles and recovered two for a 7-5 team that reached the second round of the state playoffs under coach Jim Creech … squad was 6-5 and reached the postseason in his junior season … three football letters, two in track … honor roll

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Andy WICKMAN

PUNTER/KICKER

Personal: Son of Otis and Shirley Wilson... born December 12, 1991... has four brothers... majoring in communications.

6-3 • 202 • Jr.1L Houston, Texas • Cypress Ridge HS

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2013 Season: Notched 40 punts for 37.13 average over 10 games… three punts went over 50 yards including 66-yard bomb against McNeese, which included four punts for an average of 42.8 yards… kicked off five times and punted season-high seven times including 54-yarder against Lamar… seven punts for 233 yards versus Central Arkansas. 2012 Season: Squadsman 2011 Season: Redshirted. High School: Helped Cypress Ridge to the second round of the playoffs… Firstteam All-Greater Houston punter… All-district punter and first-team kicker… 2010 special teams Player of the Year… 2010 converted 42-of-43 kick attempts… 2010 42.3 yards per kick average… 2010 registered season longs of 48 yards (kicking) and 68 yards (punting)… voted Most Athletic by peers… member of the FCA. Personal: Born Jan. 29, 1993… son of Marshall and Peggy Wickman… one sister, Marie… majoring in general studies. Wickman’s Career Stats PUNTING Year No. Yds. Avg. Lng. TB FC i20 50+ Blk. 2013 40 1485 37.1 66 5 7 10 3 1 GAME HIGHS Punts: 7, twice (most recent vs. Lamar , Nov. 9, 2013) Punt Yards: 269 (7 punts) vs. Lamar, Nov. 9, 2013) Punt Avg.: 53.0 (1 punt/53 yards) vs. Langston (Sept. 28, 2013)

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Jason YARBOR

CORNER BACK

5-9 • 199 • Sr.-1L Meridian, Miss. • East Mississippi CC (Meridian HS) 2013 Season: Appeared in 10 games at cornerback … made 15 total tackles on the season… recorded five tackles including one for loss against Southeastern Louisiana… notched three total tackles in opener versus Missouri State. Prior to NSU: All-Mississippi Junior College as a sophomore after completing his career with 68 tackles, six interceptions and three forced fumbles as a sophomore … is a starter on East Mississippi’s baseball team … helped East Mississippi win the 2011 national junior college championship alongside current Demon center Warren Jones … made 77 tackles and an interception, earning second-team All-Mississippi JC honors as a freshman. High School: Played at Meridian HS under coach Larry Weems, he had 13 interceptions in his final two seasons … was all-district in football and baseball as a junior and senior. Personal: Son of Victoria Liddell, an instructor at Meridian Community College... has one brother, Frederick Liddell. Yarbor’s Career Stats TACKLES Year G T A TOT TFL S FF FR INT PBU Blk 2013 10 9 6 15 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 GAME HIGHS Tackles: 5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (Oct. 19, 2013)

6-2 • 300 • Fr.-HS Kilgore, Texas • Kilgore HS High School: All-State Class 3A, honorable mention as a junior and senior, and firstteam All-District 16-3A as an offensive lineman … as a junior, made the Texas Sports Writers Association 3A All-State Team … won all-district honors in his sophomore year as well ... lettered three times in football, four in track and field ... All-Region Choir, Solo and Ensemble ... member of Voices of Soul ... in LaBamba Club and Science Club … 84.147 cumulative average. Personal: Son of Henry and Rene’ Wiley … father is an owner/operator truck driver … mother is an executive assistant … has three sisters: Brittney McCarty (26), Raven (23), Courtney (20) … his cousin, Eddie Jones, played for the New York Jets … full name is Henry Clay Wiley IV … born 6/19/96.

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6-2 • 315 • Jr.-1L Tampa, Fla. • Western Kentucky (Jefferson HS) 2013 Season: Appeared in five games…took 17 snaps against Southern for a 60 percent grade. Prior to NSU: Wilson appeared in one game during the 2012 season against Southern Miss... he was redshirted for his first official season in 2011. High School: In two years as a starter along the offensive line, never allowed a single quarterback sack... started 26 consecutive games during his last two seasons, accumulating 52 pancake blocks and 47 knockdowns... named a team captain on a team that won the 2010 state championships in Florida and featured the No. 1 scoring offense in Florida history... named honorable mention all-county and rated as a two-star recruit

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Devanta Allen, LB, Shaw HS, Shaw, MS (Mississippi Delta CC) Andrew Bluiett, OL, West Brook HS, Beaumont, TX Timmis Bonner III, OL, Cedar Hill HS, Cedar Hill, TX Damien Boone, WR, North DeSoto HS, Stonewall, LA Frank Boudreaux III, OL, Plano East HS, Murphy, TX Zane Bush, DT, Rogers HS, Rogers, AR La’Allen Clark, DE, Central HS, Baton Rouge, LA Will Cooper, TE, Daphne HS, Daphne, AL Nigel Dora, RB, Ouachita HS, Monroe, LA Jerod Fritsch, OL, John H. Guyer HS, Denton, TX Miguel Graham, S, East Webster HS, Maben, MS (Northeast Mississippi CC) Ronald Green III, RB, East Jefferson HS, Metairie, LA Peyton Guidry, LB, South Lafourche HS, Cut Off, LA Taylor Hansen, LB, Bingham HS, South Jordan, UT (Mesa CC – Arizona) Chase Hawthorne, TE, Vandebilt Catholic HS, Houma, LA Marlon Horne, WR, Campbell HS, Smyrna, GA

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Korliss Johnson, OL, Cedar Hill HS, Cedar Hill, TX Cameron Lazare, WR, Woodlawn HS, Baton Rouge, LA Joseph Mobley, CB, Clear Brook HS, Friendswood, TX Cody Nelson, DS, Slidell HS, Slidell, LA Cedric Paul, DT, Franklin HS, Franklin, LA Hunter Perrin, OL, Hahnville HS, Boutte, LA Joshua Roberts, DT, Hempstead HS, Hempstead, TX Zach White, TE, Littlefield HS, Littlefield, TX (New Mexico Military CC) Clay Wiley, OL, Kilgore HS, Kilgore, TX

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FOURTH SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE, SECOND AS HEAD COACH SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI, ‘88 Knowing the territory helped Jay Thomas get things pointed in the right direction quickly during his first season as head coach at Northwestern State, establishing a foundation which seems primed for greater success. Thomas, who was a finalist for national coach of the year honors in a 2005 playoff season at Years at NSU..........Four (2nd as HC, 2nd since 2011) Nicholls State, parlayed his Birthdate..................................................... 10/8/60 Wife......................................................................Jan knowledge of the Southland Children....................................... Hannah and Haley Conference and Louisiana High School.................................................Baker HS while taking a rock-solid ap- Joplin, following two seasons as the Demons’ defensive line coach and assistant College..........................Southern Mississippi (1988) proach to produce the best head coach in 2010 and 2011. Playing Experience season the Demons have Those two seasons in Natchitoches proved especially valuable. They al1984-88......................................Southern Mississippi enjoyed since 2008. lowed Thomas to immediately reconnect relationships around campus, in the A 6-6 finish included a community with Demons near and far. They provided great familiarity with 5-1 home mark, a 3-1 record in November, and a victory over nationally-ranked most of the returning players, and the inner workings of the program and its Central Arkansas. The Demons pounded Southwestern Athletic Conference rich traditions. champion Southern and opened the Thomas era with a road win at Missouri Thomas made winning college football’s biggest trophy, 7-foot-6 Chief State, a team that finished third in the rugged Missouri Valley. School passing Caddo, a top priority. The 2013 seniors had not enjoyed the company of the Chief records fell while the Demons restored the luster to their tradition-rich Purple as rival Stephen F. Austin had owned the past four season-ending matchups. It was an emotional Nov. 21 at Turpin Stadium as Northwestern brought Chief Swarm defense, ranking second in total defense in the Southland. Thomas, 53, had been defensive coordinator and assistant head coach in Caddo home, and sent the seniors out as winners. 2012 alongside his close friend Darryl Daye at Division II Missouri Southern in He embraced Demon traditions, notably creating a new one himself with the Legendary Link Awards presented at the Joe Delaney Bowl ending spring practice in 2014. The Legendary Link Awards will go to former players, coaches, staff whose impact on the NSU program has been deep and long-lasting. The first 12 were awarded to some of Delaney’s teammates and coaches during the legend’s college career from 1977-81. He established the Coach’s Cabinet Association, a support group for Demon football that has membership local and long-distance, with frequent evening dinner meetings while developing strategies for further expanding the resources to carry the Northwestern program to greater heights. To nobody’s surprise, Thomas also showed he’s a great team player, leading his staff and players in supporting all of the other sports at Northwestern, in the stands and in bonding together for community service and to show pride in the university. Emphasis on the football team’s academic performance was paramount, and was reflected Thomas with his wife, Jan, and daughters, Hannah and Haley in rising results in NCAA studies and the number

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DEMON of players with grade point averages above 3.0. Before arriving at Northwestern in January 2010, Thomas spent 14 seasons at Nicholls State, the last six (2004-2009) as head coach. Despite hurricanes that interrupted preseason or the regular season in three years, he had an overall 27-35 record that included Nicholls’ only Southland Conference championship (2005 co-championship) and wins over four nationally-ranked teams and FBS foe Rice. His Colonels finished the 2005 season ranked 17th in the Sports Network’s FCS Top 25, and reached a school-record high ranking of 13th in 2007. During his tenure as head coach, Thomas instituted academic emphasis which resulted in the Nicholls team’s Academic Progress Rate improving from 746 to 930 over his five seasons. Thomas guided Nicholls to a pair of winning seasons and a .500 record in a third season in a program that had only one season of .500 or better in the previous seven campaigns. His three .500 or better seasons gave Nicholls three of only four at that level in the past 13 years. Nicholls defeated non-conference foes such as Eastern Washington and Florida A&M while posting a 4-2 record against the Demons amid a 17-21 league record under Thomas. He was the 2005 Southland Conference coach of the year and a finalist for the Sports Network’s Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. Among players he recruited and developed at Nicholls is star cornerback and kick returner Lardarius Webb of the Baltimore Ravens and three other NFL Draft picks, Kareem Moore (Washington, 2007), Jacob Bender (New York Jets, 2005) and Chris Thompson (Jacksonville, 2003). He was defensive line coach at Southeast Missouri State from 1993-99 and was a graduate assistant coach under the legendary Pete Jenkins at LSU from 1988-90, part of a staff that guided the Tigers to the 1988 Southeastern Conference championship.

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EXPERIENCE Assistant Coach Year Team Record Postseason Notes 1988 LSU 8-4 Hall of Fame Bowl SEC Champions 1989 LSU 4-7 1990 Nicholls State 5-6 1991 Nicholls State 4-7 1992 Nicholls State 1-9-1 1993 Southeast Missouri State 3-8 1994 Southeast Missouri State 7-5 1995 Southeast Missouri State 5-6 1996 Southeast Missouri State 3-8 1997 Southeast Missouri State 4-7 1998 Southeast Missouri State 3-8 1999 Nicholls State 1-10 2000 Nicholls State 2-9 2001 Nicholls State 3-8 2002 Nicholls State 7-4 2003 Nicholls State 5-6 2010 Northwestern State 5-6 2011 Northwestern State 5-6 2012 Missouri Southern 6-5 Head Coaching Year Team Record Postseason Notes 2004 Nicholls State 5-5 2005 Nicholls State 6-4 NCAA Playoffs (First Round) Southland Conference Champions 2006 Nicholls State 4-7 2007 Nicholls State 6-5 2008 Nicholls State 3-6 2009 Nicholls State 3-8 2013 Northwestern State 6-6 Coaching Record (7 years): 33-41 Record at Northwestern State (1 year): 6-6

ACCOLADES Eddie Robinson Award Finalist, 2005 Southland Conference Coach of the Year, 2005 Southland Conference Champion (Nicholls), 2005 Top 15 Ranking (Nicholls), 2007 BY THE NUMBERS 24 All-Conference players on the defensive line 5 Players in the NFL 3 All-Americans 2 Conference Players of the Year

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MIKE LUCAS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR FIRST SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE LIBERTY ‘82 OTHER DUTIES: • Linebackers

ABOUT COACH LUCAS Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey High School: Pemberton HS (N.J.) Birthdate: March 7, 1959 College: Liberty, ‘82 Family: Wendy (wife), Tyler (son), Torlin (son) COACHING HISTORY

1980....................................Liberty, Secondary 1981..............................Liberty, Defensive Line 1982..................................Liberty, Linebackers 1983...................................Liberty Linebackers 1984............................ Texas-El Paso, Receivers 1985........ Eastern New Mexico, Defensive Coor. 1986........ Eastern New Mexico, Defensive Coor. 1987........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1988........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1988........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1989........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1990........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1991........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1992........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1993........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1994........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1995........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1996........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1997........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1998........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 1999........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 2000........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 2001........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 2002........Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 2003....... Sam Houston, Defensive Coordinator 2004...Southeastern Louisiana, Defensive Coor. 2005...Southeastern Louisiana, Defensive Coor. 2006...Southeastern Louisiana, Defensive Coor. 2007........ Southeastern Louisiana, Head Coach 2008........ Southeastern Louisiana, Head Coach 2009........ Southeastern Louisiana, Head Coach 2010........ Southeastern Louisiana, Head Coach 2011........ Southeastern Louisiana, Head Coach 2012........Indiana State, Defensive Coordinator 2013........Indiana State, Defensive Coordinator 2014.........Northwestern State, Defensive Coor.

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1977-78............................... William and Mary

RECRUITING AREA: • Dallas/Ft. Worth area

Mike Lucas and Jay Thomas were coaching adversaries for years in the Southland Conference, but never enemies, and now the mutual admiration society has teamed up to benefit the NSU Demons. Lucas, who has 35 years of collegiate coaching experience including 26 in the Southland, came on board before spring practice as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. Lucas, the 2009 All-Louisiana Coach of the Year, was head coach at Southeastern from 2007-11 after two seasons as the Lions’ defensive coordinator. He earned a reputation as a dynamic DC under iconic coach Ron Randleman from 1987-2001 at Sam Houston State. Lucas spent last season as the defensive coordinator at Indiana State and earlier in his career coached at his alma mater, Liberty, along with William and Mary, UTEP, and Eastern New Mexico. “We’re very fortunate to get a coach the caliber of Mike Lucas. The things he brings to the table are far-reaching,” said Thomas. “He’s been in the Southland Conference for well over 20 seasons, five as a head coach. He’s recruited where we recruit. He was tough to compete against on the field and on the recruiting trail, and he’s a first-class gentleman who will fit well with our staff and in our community. It’s a blessing for us to get this type of coach and man.” Bringing Lucas in as defensive coordinator and promoting Ben Norton in charge of the offense gives the Demons proven, accomplished veterans who have won championships in the Southland Conference. They coached together at Sam Houston State from 1999-2001. “It’s unique that by adding Mike Lucas and promoting Ben Norton, we’re actually more experienced than we were with our coordinators last season, and both of those guys who moved east were not wet behind the ears by any means, and were very good for us,” said Thomas. Lucas was defensive coordinator at Southeastern for two seasons before moving into the head coaching post on an interim basis for the last three games of 2006, and was head coach from 2007-12, recruiting players who contributed to SLU’s 2013 Southland Conference championship. Under Lucas’ leadership, Southeastern improved its overall record each season from 2006-09 while the Lions, for the first time since their program was restarted in 2003, became highly competitive in the Southland. Southeastern developed a school-record setting offense and a typically tough-to-attack defense guided by Lucas. After missing the final six games of the 2008 season due to a heart valve procedure, Lucas returned to win Louisiana collegiate Coach of the Year honors in 2009. At Sam Houston State as defensive coordinator and assistant head coach under iconic head coach Ron Randleman, Lucas coached the Bearkats among the top 15 in FCS stat categories 11 times, and led the Southland Conference in defense five times. Among

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school records set under Lucas: 52 sacks in 2001, fewest points per game (13.2) in 1991. His SHSU defenses produced 65 All-Southland Conference honors by 41 different players, among them seven who signed NFL contracts and two who were NFL Draft picks. He was defensive coordinator at Eastern New Mexico where his unit led the Lone Star Conference in total defense and scoring defense, and ranked third nationally in punt returns. In 1984 he was wide receivers coach at UTEP. From 1980-83, he coached the secondary, defensive line and linebackers, and assisted with strength and conditioning, at Liberty. He began coaching as a defensive student assistant in 1979 at William and Mary. Playing Experience: A two-year letterman at William and Mary, Lucas was a three-year letterman in football at Pemberton (N.J.) High School, where he also lettered in baseball and wrestling. Personal: Age 55, born March 7, 1959. He and his wife Wendy have two adult sons, Tyler, a former quarterback and 2009 graduate of Cornell, and Torin, a former catcher on the Southeastern Louisiana baseball team. He earned a bachelor of science degree in physical education and psychology from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., in 1982.

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BEN NORTON OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN ‘93

OTHER DUTIES: • Assistant Head Coach • Offensive Line

ABOUT COACH NORTON Hometown: Dallas, Texas High School: Vidor HS Birthdate: July 3, 1970 College: Stephen F. Austin, ‘93 COACHING HISTORY

1994........................ Vanderbilt, Graduate Asst. 1995...................................LSU, Graduate Asst. 1996.......... Southern Mississippi, Student Asst. 1997.................. Eastern Illinois, Offensive Line 1998.................. Eastern Illinois, Offensive Line 1999........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2000........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2001........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2002........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2003........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2004........... Sam Houston State, Offensive Line 2005............McNeese State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2006............McNeese State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2007..................Texas State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2008..................Texas State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2009..................Texas State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2010..................Texas State, Co-Offensive Coor. 2011.............................United Football League 2012.............................United Football League 2013...........Northwestern State, Offensive Line 2014..........Northwestern State, Offensive Coor.

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2001.......................... FCS Playoff Quarterfinals 2004...............................FCS Playoff Semifinals 2006...............................Southland Conference 2008............ Southland Conference, Semifinals

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1990-93................................ Stephen F. Austin

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Ben Norton’s track record bodes very well for the Northwestern State football program, especially now with him filling the offensive coordinator’s role along with coaching the Demons’ offensive line as he did in his first year at NSU last season. Norton, who has seven years of experience as a coordinator in a 20-year coaching career marked by championship success at three other Southland institutions, will continue to work with the offensive line while taking over game-planning and play-calling. Norton helped Sam Houston State, McNeese and Texas State capture Southland Conference championships and make FCS playoff appearances while on staff, serving as co-offensive coordinator at McNeese in 2005-06 and at Texas State from 2007-10. Before arriving at Northwestern, Norton developed eight All-America offensive linemen and 27 allconference players, while winning six championships with seven teams that finished in the FCS Top 25 and reached postseason play. His impact was immediate last season with the Demons. The offensive line’s performance helped the Demons reverse a decade-long penalty plague as NSU finished first in the conference in fewest flags drawn in Southland play. NSU’s offense set seven single-season passing records by quarterback Zach Adkins. Senior Warren Jones won All-Southland second-team honors while making the move from center to guard in midseason, allowing Ole Miss transfer Aaron Douglas to take over the pivot position, his best fit. Norton helped senior tackle Tchissakid “T-dre” Player develop into a prospect who played in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl all-star game, then was the 12th player chosen in the Canadian Football League draft. Player became an immediate starter for the British Columbia Lions. The progress of young offensive linemen, along with newcomer Douglas who joined the team in early August, was apparent under Norton’s stewardship. Norton also had significant involvement in the game planning and game management of the Demon offense, collaborating with 2013 OC Robbie Brown, now at South Alabama, and receivers coach Kyle Manley, who has taken over the role of quarterbacks coach for 2014. “Having those guys helping run our offense last year gives everybody involved great confidence,” said Thomas. “Moving Kyle to coach quarterbacks, a position he played at Georgia Tech, was an obvious decision. Coach Norton has been in the coordinator’s position before and was very successful in that capacity. Ben had a big impact on our success last season and after years competing against him, it was great having him on my side.” Norton, who spent 1994-97 at Vanderbilt and LSU in the Southeastern Conference as a graduate assistant coach, got his first fulltime post at Eastern Illinois under venerable coach Bob Spoo in 1997-98, helping the Panthers crack the FCS Top 25 and assisting in the signing of future Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, a three-time Pro Bowl pick. Norton worked under legendary Ron Randleman from 1999-2004 at Sam Houston, helping the Bearkats reach the 2001 playoff quarterfinals and the 2004 semifinals as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. He was co-offensive coordinator and o-line coach in 2005-06 at McNeese as the Cowboys won the 2006 Southland title and reached the playoffs. Regaining the assistant head coach title to go with co-offensive coordinator and line coach from 2007-10 at Texas State, he helped the Bobcats to the 2008 FCS playoffs with a Southland crown, FCS Top 25 rankings in 2008 and 2009, and top 20 finishes in total offense from 2007-09, when Texas State averaged 420-yards plus each season. In his four seasons there, the Bobcats averaged 30 points, 408 yards, 165 yards rushing (4.5 per rush) and allowed only 1.5 sacks per game. Southland Conference Champions: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2004 nsudemons.com // @NSUDemonsFB // #DemoNSUnite

RECRUITING AREA: • Houston Area • Southeast Texas He coached 18 All-Southland Conference offensive players, five AllSouthland offensive linemen, five All-Americans including two offensive linemen, and eight Southland Offensive Players of the Week at Texas State. He had 14 All-Southland offensive linemen at Sam Houston and two more at McNeese. He coached three All-Americans up front at Sam Houston. At EIU, he coached five All-Ohio Valley Conference offensive linemen, including an All-American. In his two UFL seasons, he had four linemen sign NFL contracts, including Tony Ugoh, who won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. Norton joined the United Football League’s Las Vegas Locos for the 2011 season and helped them to the championship game. He was an American Guest Coach with the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders training camp in 2012, working with the offensive line, running backs and special teams, before coaching with the UFL’s Sacramento Mountain Lions in 2012. Playing Experience: A four-year letterwinner at SFA, Norton earned Academic All-Southland Conference honors as an offensive lineman as a senior in 1992. He was a standout lineman and part-time placekicker at Vidor High School. Personal: 44 years old, born July 3, 1970 in Dallas. Norton earned a master’s in education from Vanderbilt in 1997. He is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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JACKSON DEAN TIGHT ENDS SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE VALDOSTA STATE, ‘10 RECRUITING AREA: • East Texas area

ABOUT COACH DEAN Hometown: Loganville, Georgia High School: South Gwinnett HS Birthdate: November 23, 1987 College: Valdosta State, 2010 Family: Lauren (wife)

One season after serving as a graduate assistant, Jackson Dean will take over the tight ends position for the Northwestern State football team in 2014. He is also in charge of the east Texas recruiting area. The 2010 graduate of Division II power Valdosta State was a part of the 2007 national championship team for the Blazers, as well as the 2010 Gulf South Conference championship team. He was a two-year starter at wide receiver for VSU. Before NSU, he was a receivers coach for his high school alma mater, South Gwinnett (Ga.), in 2011. He went on to coach linebackers at Hillgrove HS (Ga.) in 2012. Dean was born in Burlington, Vt., but was raised in Loganville, Ga. He is the son of Carol and William Dean, and has two sisters, Jessica and Amanda. He married the former Lauren McKnight of Waycross, Ga.

COACHING HISTORY

2011.......... South Gwinnett HS (Ga.), Receivers 2012................. Hillgrove HS (Ga.), Linebackers 2013..........Northwestern State, Graduate Asst.

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2006-10.....................................Valdosta State

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2007............ Division II National Championship 2010.......Gulf South Conference Championship

Dean with his wife Lauren

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DERRICK FOSTER WIDE RECEIVERS SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE SOUTHWEST BAPTIST, ‘08 OTHER DUTIES: • Housing Liaison

ABOUT COACH FOSTER Hometown: Goshen, Alabama High School: Goshen HS, 2005 Birthdate: March 6, 1986 College: Southwest Baptist, 2008 Family: Bianca (wife) COACHING HISTORY

2011.......................... Valdosta State, Receivers 2012........................ Tennessee, Running backs 2013..........Northwestern State, Running backs 2014.................. Northwestern State, Receivers

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2007-10...............................Southwest Baptist

RECRUITING AREA: • Alabama •Florida

Derrick Foster made the Demon running backs extremely productive in 2013, and now has shifted back to coaching the position that he played in a record-shattering fashion, wide receiver. The personable Foster tutored an ensemble group of NSU ballcarriers last season and got production deep through the rotation. Six different running backs scored touchdowns – four had three or more – while the five busiest averaged at least 4.3 yards per carry. All six caught passes, with returners De’Mard Llorens (14), Garrett Atzenweiler (13) and Daniel Taylor (12) combining for 39 grabs. The young coach helped Llorens progress from a player who was not included on the 110-man roster in 2012, his true freshman year, to a rookie who scored five times and posted 501 yards rushing and receiving in his first college campaign. Foster arrived at NSU last January from Derek Dooley’s 2012 coaching staff with the Tennessee Volunteers. Foster coached receivers and helped with special teams at Valdosta State in 2011. Foster joined Dooley’s staff for the 2012 season, assisting the offensive coordinator and helping coach running backs. The Volunteers finished third in the Southeastern Conference in total offense with 5,711 yards. He had office recruiting duties for junior colleges in California, Texas, Kansas, New York, Arizona and Illinois. His coaching career began at Valdosta in 2011 where he assisted head coach David Dean, offensive coordinator Robby Brown and the special teams coordinator, working with the punt team, and the return teams. He worked with wide receivers and helped produce an All-Gulf South Conference selection (32 catches, 551 yards, 6 TDs). Ten wide receivers had at least one catch. His recruiting areas included Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Tennessee. “Derrick Foster is very knowledgeable about this game. He’s a very talented guy who gets a lot done in a little time,” said Demons head coach Jay Thomas. “Derrick helped us progress really quickly in the system so that we got a lot accomplished last year. He has had a lot of success and fun doing a lot of what we want to do here. “Derrick is a good country guy, and a hard-working young coach. Steve Ellis, who I coached with at Nicholls and now is the defensive coordinator at Middle Tennessee, thinks the world of him. Derrick loves football, and is an office rat, just can’t get enough of it. That’s what it takes to be successful in this business,” said Thomas. Playing Experience: Foster was a three-year starting receiver at Southwest Baptist, including a record-shattering 2007 campaign. Foster played in 41 of 44 games, and had 93 career receptions. In 2007 he ranked sixth in the conference with 44 catches. He was a 1,000-yard rusher at Goshen High and an All-County running back. Personal: Age 28, born March 6, 1986 in Goshen, Alabama. Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Southwest Baptist in 2010 and a master’s in public administration from Valdosta State University awarded in 2013. Married to the former Bianca Cooper.

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JAKE LANDOLL DEFENSIVE LINE THIRD SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE SAINT MARY, ‘06 OTHER DUTIES: • Director of Player Personnel • Camps Coordinator • Academic Liaison

ABOUT COACH LANDOLL Hometown: Wichita, Kansas High School: Kapaun Mt. Caramel, 2002 Birthdate: Aug. 8, 1983 College: Saint Mary, 2006 Family: Bekkah (wife) and Grayson (son) COACHING HISTORY

2006........................Saint Mary, Defensive Line 2007........................Saint Mary, Defensive Line 2010..................Bethel College, Defensive Line 2011..........Northwestern State, Graduate Asst. 2012............Missouri Southern, Defensive Line 2013..........Northwestern State, Defensive Line 2014..........Northwestern State, Defensive Line

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2002-06.......................................... Saint Mary

RECRUITING AREA: • Central Louisiana

Jake Landoll’s first year as a Division I position coach was impressive in 2013, as he built a defensive front that was key in the NSU Purple Swarm ranking second in the Southland Conference in total defense. While helping senior tackle Lesley Deamer win All-Southland Conference honors and reach the New Orleans Saints camp as a free agent, Landoll developed a group of hard-charging ends and run-stopping tackles. Junior Deon Simon had a breakout year, making eye-popping plays inside that have him very much on the NFL radar for the 2014 season. JeMarcus Marshall won first-team Freshman All-America recognition after notching 8.5 sacks while in a rotation with several other talented defensive ends. Landoll has spent the last three seasons honing his craft under coach Jay Thomas, beginning in 2011 at Northwestern State and in 2012 at Division II Missouri Southern. He was a graduate assistant working with Thomas on the defensive line with the Demons, then moved into a fulltime role as Thomas was defensive coordinator in 2012 at Missouri Southern. Landoll was defensive line coach and academic coordinator as Missouri Southern won six games for only the second time in 20 seasons. He coached Senior Bowl selection Brandon Williams, an All-American who was chosen national defensive player of the year by Beyond Sports Network and selected in the third round in the NFL draft by the Baltimore Ravens. Missouri Southern had a top 10 NCAA Division II ranking in rushing defense. The Lions raised their team grade point average to 2.8 in 2012 as Landoll implemented the “Fast Start” study hall program. “He ran our academic program there and his effort helped raise the team GPA by a bunch. He’s a very smart, very talented young man, very driven to be successful, a detail guy. You surround yourself with good folks and he fits that description,” said Thomas. “I didn’t know Jake until he arrived as a graduate assistant in 2011 here, and after working with him that fall, I brought him with me to Missouri Southern to be on my defensive staff. I’ve had him underneath my wing for three years, and I’ve steadily given him more and more responsibility and never been disappointed,” said Thomas. Landoll, a native Kansan who began coaching after graduating in 2006 from Saint Mary, has coached defensive linemen in all but one season at Saint Mary, Bethel College, NSU and Missouri Southern. The 2007 Saint Mary Spires ranked 14th in the nation in total defense and Landoll coached a lineman for the Bethel College Thrashers who ranked seventh in the NAIA in tackles for loss, and 27th in sacks. He also worked with the San Diego Bowl Games Association (Holiday Bowl and Poinsetta Bowl), the Kansas City Royals (Major League Baseball) and the Kansas City Brigade (Arena Football League). Playing Experience: A three-year starter on the defensive line for the University of Saint Mary (Kansas) from 2002-06, Landoll was firstteam all-conference as a junior and senior. He was a two-year all-region pick, making firstteam as a senior, when he won All-America honors. As a junior, he was part of a defense that posted three shutouts and finished with Top 10 NAIA stat rankings in eight categories. He started in the NAIA Senior Bowl and had four tackles, 2.5 for loss, made a sack and forced three fumbles. He later became the only person to play in, and coach in, the NAIA Senior Bowl. Personal: Age 31, born Aug. 8, 1983 in Wichita, Kansas. He and wife Bekkah have a 4-year-old son, Grayson. Coach Landoll graduated from Saint Mary in accounting, business administration with a concentration in marketing. The son of David and Linda Landoll, he has three sisters, a brother-in-law, three nephews and a niece. His father is a corporate pilot and his mother is a social worker.

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Landoll with his wife, Bekkah, and son, Grayson

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DE’VON LOCKETT DEFENSIVE BACKS FOURTH SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE NORTHWESTERN STATE ‘02 OTHER DUTIES: • Facilities Liaison

RECRUITING AREA: • South Louisiana

In his fourth season as a fulltime Demons coach, former NSU receiver De’Von Lockett has earned a promotion to secondary coach after an outstanding job developing an NFL player and Super Bowl champion, and shaping a cornerback stable for 2014 that will hold its own with any in the FCS ranks. Lockett will take charge of the safeties this season and oversee the cornerbacks, with a corps of proven veterans outside that he helped develop. The performance of Lockett’s corners in 2013 helped the Demons’ Purple Swarm rank second in the Southland Conference in total deABOUT COACH LOCKETT fense. Rejoining his alma mater’s coaching staff in time for the 2010 spring practice, Lockett’s impact was apparent that fall. The corners became Hometown: Franklin, Louisiana a strong unit in the second half of the 2010 season. In 2011, Lockett’s cornerbacks sparkled throughout the season and one, Jeremy Lane, High School: Franklin Senior HS, 1999 became the sixth-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft. The Demons were fourth in the rugged Southland Conference in Birthdate: Sept. 6, 1980 total defense and led the league in red zone defense. College: Northwestern State, 2002 Lockett was defensive backs coach in early 2010 at Bethel University before returning to his alma mater to join the football staff in time Family: Shalawnda (wife), Seth (son) for 2010 spring practice. In the 2008 and 2009 seasons, Lockett was an assistant defensive backs coach and a quality control coach at Missouri Southern, where he also assisted with special teams. and Dayson (son) Lockett coached at Bethel in McKenzie, Tenn., from 2005-07 as a graduate assistant, coaching receivers and assisting with special teams. Five of his receivers made all-conference. He assisted with coaching receivers in the first-ever NAIA Senior All-Star Game in Platte City, Missouri. From 2003-05, he coached football, basketball and track and field at his alma mater, Franklin Senior High School. He coached receivers COACHING HISTORY 2003............Northwestern State, Student Asst. and defensive backs, was special teams coordinator, head boys track coach and an assistant basketball coach. He returned to FSHS in 2007-08 and helped coach the track team to the 2008 state indoor championship. His college coaching career 2005..............Bethel University, Graduate Asst. 2006..............Bethel University, Graduate Asst. began in spring 2003 as a student assistant at NSU. 2007..............Bethel University, Graduate Asst. 2008..........Missouri Southern, Defensive Backs Playing Experience: Played in National Indoor Football League in 2003-04 for Houma Bayou Bucks after finishing as a four-year letterman 2009..........Missouri Southern, Defensive Backs for the Demons from1999-2002, playing for three different head coaches (Sam Goodwin, Steve Roberts and Scott Stoker). 2010..............Bethel University, Graduate Asst. In his career, Lockett had 55 catches for 881 yards and 3 touchdowns while playing on FCS playoff teams in 2001 and 2002. 2011........Northwestern State, Defensive Backs As a junior, with future NFL QB Craig Nall setting school passing records, he was third on the team with career-best totals of 31 catches for 2012........Northwestern State, Defensive Backs 463 yards, and had a key 48-yard catch along with a 9-yard TD grab in the Demons’ 27-24 win at TCU. His first collegiate catch was a 22-yarder 2013........Northwestern State, Defensive Backs at Central Florida as a sophomore in a hard-fought 19-7 loss. 2014........Northwestern State, Defensive Backs He also competed in track and field for NSU. At Franklin Senior High School, he was a first-team All-District receiver and defensive back, and a second-team Coaches All-State defensive back, making 7 intercepPLAYING HISTORY tions and 7 pass breakups as a senior. 2003-04.........National Indoor Football League He was also a state meet qualifi1999-02.............................Northwestern State er in track and field and was his team’s MVP. Personal: Lockett was born 9/12/80 and is 34 years old opening preseason. He is the son of Kenneth Lockett and Melanie Paul and has three siblings. He is married to ShaLawnda, and they have a 5-year-old son, Seth, who is an active figure around the Demon football program. He is a big brother after the birth of Dayson earlier this year. His nickname in his college days was “Shocker.” Lockett graduated in psychology from NSU in 2002, then earned a master’s in education from Bethel in 2007.

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Lockett with is wife, ShaLawnda, and sons Seth and Dayson Southland Conference Champions: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2004 nsudemons.com // @NSUDemonsFB // #DemoNSUnite

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AUGUST MANGIN SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE LSU ‘10 OTHER DUTIES: • Assistant Defensive Backs

ABOUT COACH MANGIN Hometown: Lewisville, Texas High School: Lewisville HS Birthdate: Jan. 5, 1987 College: LSU, 2010 COACHING HISTORY

2011.................Northwestern State, Tight Ends 2012....................................LSU, Special Teams 2013....................................LSU, Special Teams 2014.. Northwestern State, Special Teams Coor.

PLAYING HISTORY

2005-09..................................................... LSU

RECRUITING AREA: • Baton Rouge area

August Mangin returned to Northwestern State this spring as special teams coordinator, bringing an energetic and cerebral approach that has been developed while working with some of the more innovative and sound special teams coaches in college football. For the past two years he worked alongside New York Jets special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey while they were on Les Miles’ staff at LSU. McGaughey came to LSU with seven years of NFL experience, including a Super Bowl championship in 2007 with the New York Giants. Mangin played at LSU under Bradley Dale Peveto, whose creativity with special teams at LSU was also a trademark of his four seasons as the Demons’ head coach (2009-12). Peveto has just returned to LSU as special teams coordinator. Mangin was on the Demons’ staff working with Peveto for the 2011 season, coaching tight ends and special teams, and for the past two years worked with special teams and the offensive coaching staff at LSU as the Tigers reached two bowl games, winning the 2014 Outback Bowl and falling in the 2013 Chick-Fil-A Bowl. “August is a young guy who makes an impression on you. When I was here as an assistant and he was a graduate assistant, you knew he had something special about him,” said Demons’ head coach Jay Thomas. “He went back to LSU and really progressed as a coach. Coach Miles didn’t want to lose him, and they made a great effort to keep him in Baton Rouge, but the opportunity we have here was fortunately good enough for him to come back on board with the Demons. “He’s going to develop into a rising star in our business and has worked with some tremendous special teams coaches who can give him advice. You have to have people like that to call upon,” said Thomas. “In a lot of the games we lost last season, we had critical errors in the kicking game, and some of that we can hopefully address schematically. August fits well into our staff, and will be impressive and comfortable in our community.” Playing Experience: Mangin played at LSU from 2005-09 primarily on special teams, helping the Tigers win the 2007 BCS National Championship under head coach Les Miles. He was a fullback and earned two letters after walking on at LSU. Personal: Age 27, born Jan. 6 1987 in Baton Rouge. Son of Joseph Mangin and Janet Elizabeth Suggs. He has a younger sister (23) and brother (20). A graduate of Lewisville, Texas, High School, Mangin graduated from LSU in education (K-12) with a concentration in kinesiology. He has a master’s in sport administration from Northwestern State (2012). He spent 2010-11 teaching adapted physical education at Northwestern Elementary in Zachary, outside of Baton Rouge.

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KYLE MANLEY QUARTERBACKS SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE GEORGIA TECH ‘08 OTHER DUTIES: • Assistant Offensive Coordinator • Recruiting Coordinator

ABOUT COACH MANLEY Hometown: Buford, Georgia High School: Buford HS Birthdate: Oct. 27, 1985 College: Georgia Tech, 2008 Family: Halle (wife) and Cooper (son) COACHING HISTORY

2008..............................Louisiana Tech, Interns 2009...................Louisiana Tech, Receivers/QBs 2010.......... Arkansas-Monticello, Quarterbacks 2011.............. Tennessee-Martin, Quarterbacks 2012.......................... Tennessee, Quarterbacks 2013.................. Northwestern State, Receivers 2014............Northwestern State, Quarterbacks

CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2008..................................Independence Bowl

RECRUITING AREA: • North Louisiana • Northeast Texas

Kyle Manley’s impact on the Demon football program has been quite significant as recruiting coordinator, receivers coach, and since February, as quarterbacks coach. Manley was deeply involved in game-planning and game management last year as the Demons set seven school passing records with Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year spreading his throws around to 11 different wideouts. Five had at least 20 catches and three had 38 or more. His management of the recruiting process in just over a month before 2013 Signing Day, and since, has helped the Demons bring in two strong classes filling needs and setting the foundation for years forward. Manley’s background includes experience successfully coordinating an abbreviated 2013 recruiting class for the Demons in January. His background includes experience with accomplished coaches Chan Gailey and Derek Dooley, and he’s helped quarterbacks break school records for career passing and total offense. In 2012, Manley helped coach quarterbacks for the Volunteers last season as Tennessee ranked 19th nationally in total offense, second in the SEC. He was the quarterbacks coach at Tennessee-Martin in 2011 as Derek Carr set program records for career passing, passing touchdowns, completions and total offense, a year after tutoring Scott Buisson to similar feats at Arkansas-Monticello. He was a quarterback at Georgia Tech. Manley graduated in 2008 and spent that fall and 2009 on Dooley’s staff at Louisiana Tech. “Kyle was a great fit for our system as we built our first staff, and he is an anchor guy for us on that side of the ball because of his versatility and deep knowledge of the game,” said head coach Jay Thomas. “He is an intellectual coach who as a former quarterback brings that special insight that is so beneficial. “Kyle is a very, very classy guy. He’s been around really, really good football coaches. Chan Gailey at Georgia Tech, Jason Simpson at UT-Martin, Coach Dooley at Louisiana Tech and Tennessee, to name just three, and he’s picked up more than his share of coaching expertise from every opportunity.” At Louisiana Tech, he helped coach quarterbacks and receivers in 2009 and was a strength and conditioning intern in 2008 as the Bulldogs notched an Independence Bowl victory under Dooley.

Playing Experience: Manley was a quarterback at Georgia Tech from 2004-07, playing on Gailey’s PLAYING HISTORY teams, earning one letter as the Yellow Jackets 2004-07....................................... Georgia Tech played in four bowl games and the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game once. A Buford (Ga.) High School product, he quarterbacked three straight state championship teams. He made the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top 50 prospects in Georgia after his senior year and was an AllSoutheast Region selection by Prep Star. In a rundominated offense, he threw for 1,312 yards and 11 TDs with two interceptions as a senior, earning first-team All-State Class AA honors from the AJC. He threw for 1,214 yards and 14 TDs in his junior year. Buford won 45 straight games during his career, including his last one, under coach Dexter Wood. Personal: 27 years old, born Oct. 27, 1985. Full name is Kyle Thomas Manley. Graduated with a management degree from Georgia Tech. Married to the former Halle Bargen of Buford, and she had their first child, Cooper, born on June 23.

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WILL WEAVER RUNNING BACKS SECOND SEASON AT NORTHWESTERN STATE VALDOSTA STATE ‘06 RECRUITING AREA: • South Houston Area • Mississippi

ABOUT COACH WEAVER Hometown: Houston, Mississippi High School: Houston High School Birthdate: July 7, 1984 College: Valdosta State, 2006 COACHING HISTORY

2007.......................Valdosta State, Linebackers 2008.........................Valdosta State, Secondary 2009.........................Valdosta State, Secondary 2010..... Alabama-Birmingham, Graduate Asst. 2011..... Alabama-Birmingham, Graduate Asst. 2012........ Southern Mississippi, Graduate Asst. 2013.................Northwestern State, Tight Ends 2014..........Northwestern State, Running Backs

CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2007............. National Championship (Playing) 2006..............................Ohio Valley Conference 2003...............................Southland Conference 1997........................................Conference-USA 1996........................................Conference-USA

Will Weaver has already proven he’s a versatile coach at the age of 30, and in his first season at Northwestern State, his expertise on the field and in recruiting was very impressive to head coach Jay Thomas and his fellow coaches. Weaver has moved to coach the running backs in 2014 after overseeing the tight ends last season as the NSU offense shattered passing records with Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year Zach Adkins at quarterback. Weaver’s troops were powerful blockers and reliable receivers who also played a role in the Demons being the least penalized team in Southland Conference competition in 2013. He joined the Demons after serving on staffs at Southern Mississippi, Alabama-Birmingham and Valdosta State. Weaver has worked on both sides of the ball and on special teams already in his coaching career, and was part of a staff that helped his alma mater, Valdosta State, win the 2007 Division II national championship. In 2012 under Ellis Johnson at USM, Weaver was a defensive graduate assistant working with the secondary, focusing on the safeties. He also assisted in all special teams game planning. In 2011 at UAB, he was an offensive GA working with tight ends and assisted with special teams game planning, coaching punt team, punt block and kickoff return. A year earlier with the Blazers, Weaver worked on the defensive side, helping coach the safeties. He began working with the punt and punt block teams. He was on the Valdosta State staff in 2007-09, beginning his career working with the linebackers in the national championship season. He worked with punt, kickoff and kickoff return teams. In 2008-09, he was an assistant secondary coach and also coached the specialists, helping develop all-conference winners at deep snapper and punter. He coached the safeties in 2008 and the entire secondary in the 2009 spring practice. He also coached all special teams and was the junior varsity head coach and defensive coordinator. Playing Experience: Weaver was a two-year letterman as a long snapper in 2005-06 at Valdosta State and in 2003-04 at Itawamba (Miss.) Community College. Personal: He was born on July 7, 1984. He was raised in Houston, Miss., and attended Houston High School.

PLAYING HISTORY

2005-06.....................................Valdosta State 2003-05.......................... Itawamba CC ( Miss.)

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GRADUATE ASSISTANT MANAGER

Jeff BOWEN

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING GRADUATE MANAGER

Dustin CHADWICK

Texas State, 2008 First Season at Northwestern State Jeff Bowen is in his first season as a graduate assistant with Northwestern State football where he assists as an offensive line coach. Prior to arriving at NSU, Bowen served three years as a graduate assistant coach for UTSA. There, he helped lead UTSA to an 8-4 overall record and a 3-3 mark in its first and only season in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in 2012. The campaign was highlighted by historic wins against South Alabama, the program’s first road and Football Bowl Subdivision victory, and New Mexico State, its first league win. The offense averaged 31.2 points and 390.2 yards per game, and the offensive line paved the way for 1,911 yards and 21 touchdowns on the ground and allowed just seven sacks in 368 passing attempts. Offensive guard Scott Inskeep earned second-team All-WAC accolades. Bowen helped lead the Roadrunners to a 4-6 record in 2011. The offense averaged 26.6 points and 364.5 yards (144.8 rush/219.7 pass) per game and scored 31 touchdowns during their inaugural campaign. Bowen came to UTSA from Texas State, where he was a graduate assistant coach during the 2010 campaign. He assisted with the offensive line and was responsible for the centers and guards. The North Richland Hills, Texas native was an offensive lineman at Texas State from 2007-08. As a senior, Bowen earned first-team All-Southland Conference and honorable mention Football Championship Subdivision All-America accolades and also collected the Bobcats’ John O’Hara Outstanding Offensive Lineman Award. He also was a member of the Southland Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll in 2007 and ‘08. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management from Texas State in 2008 and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from UTSA in 2013. Bowen was a three-year letterwinner at Birdville High School near Fort Worth from 2001-03. A two-year team captain, he earned first-team all-district honors as a senior and was an honorable mention selection as a junior. HEAD STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

Pacific Lutheran, 2011 First Season at Northwestern State

Dustin Chadwick is in his first year as a graduate assistant for Northwestern State where he will assist with strength and conditioning for football, basketball and baseball. Prior to NSU, Chadwick interned with TCU where he worked with the strength and conditioning program including women’s basketball, baseball, swimming and diving and women’s golf. Chadwick was a competitor in the NANBF bodybuilding and AAPF power lifting competitions in 2012 and 2013. He received a bachelor’s in fine arts from Pacific Lutheran in 2011 where he was a three-sport athlete competing in football, rugby and lacrosse.

Trent EARLEY

Southern Arkansas, 2011 First Season at Northwestern State Trent Earley is in his first year as defensive graduate assistant for the Northwestern State football program where he will assist with linebackers. Earley spent last season as the outside linebackers coach and assistant recruiting coordinator at Oklahoma Baptist University. With Earley’s assistance, the first-year program paved the recruiting trail as his first two signees garnered All-American honors. Prior to OBU, Earley coached linebackers and defensive linemen at Southern Arkansas, where he was also a two-year starter before moving in to a graduate assistant role. Earley has a bachelor of science degree in sports management from Southern Arkansas. He also played two years at Texas Southern a top 25 defense. He attended Lufkin High School (Lufkin, Texas) where he played baseball, basketball and football. On the gridiron, Earley made the All-District team in 2006 while helping the Panthers to a 39-3 record over three years.

Evan COACHMAN

ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

Austin College, 2010 Third Season at Northwestern State

Evan Coachman was recently promoted as the head strength and conditioning at Northwestern State after serving last season as the assistant. He worked with football and baseball in 2012-13, but now serves a role with every sport team at NSU. He was a football and strength & conditioning coach for 17 months at his alma mater, where he developed all-conference players at tight end and wide receiver. He developed and managed the in-season workouts for the football team. From 2009-2012, he was also an assistant strength & conditioning coordinator for Athlete’s Performance Course in Allen, Texas, where he developed workout routines for baseball, softball, football and volleyball competitors ages 10-18, and ran workouts for up to 50 athletes simultaneously. Coachman is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and by USA Weightlifting. At Austin College from 2007-10, Coachman played receiver and free safety. He was a preseason All-American as a senior. He was all-conference at receiver as a sophomore, then at free safety as a junior and senior. He was elected to the Leadership Council by his peers. At Frisco High School, he had a 3.3 GPA and was an all-district football player in his last two seasons. Coachman had a 3.5 GPA in graduate school at Austin College, earning his master’s in education. As an undergraduate, he earned a bachelor’s in history and was secretary and vice president of Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity.

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Kevin ENCHELMEYER DePauw, 2012 First Season at Northwestern State

Kevin Enchelmeyer joined Northwestern State in April 2014 and serves as assistant strength and conditioning coach for men’s and women’s basketball, softball and soccer as well as assistant strength coach for football. Prior to joining the Demons, Enchelmeyer served High Performance intern with the University of Kentucky assisting in strength and condition for the UK football program and utilizing programs such as Catapult GPS and OmegaWave to optimally train athletes. Echelmeyer spent the 2013 summer interning with the University of Notre Dame where his tasks included assisting strength and condition of all Olympic sports. He received his Master of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Kentucky in December 2013 where he also interned from August 2012 through May 2013. During this time, Echelmeyer assisted with strength and conditioning for the Wildcats for men’s soccer, baseball, cheerleading, track and field and softball. Echelmeyer obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology with a Sport & Exercise Science concentration at DePauw University where he graduated cum laude. He completed an internship with the Ignition Athletics Performance Group in 2011 and assisted with Ignition’s NFL Combine Training Program. Echelmeyer has received certifications with CSCS – NSCA, USA Weightlifting, and CPR/AED.

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Elizabeth HOLLOWAY 17th Season at Northwestern State

Elizabeth Holloway (or “Ms. E” as most players call her) has worked for Football, Baseball and Track as their administrative assistant since 2001. Prior to that, she worked for the athletic compliance office. She thoroughly enjoys being surrounded by so many energetic, enthusiastic student-athletes. Elizabeth and her husband Ted (former owner of Holloway Jewelry) have called Natchitoches home for 22 years and enjoy their four acres out in the country where they share the fun with Sophie and Paco, their dogs, and Girl Cat and Whitby, their cats. She has two children. Amy Bickers lives in Birmingham with her children Jacob and Kate. Elizabeth’s son, Tim Bickers, lives in Natchitoches and will graduate from Northwest Louisiana Technical College with a degree in welding in December.

Warren JONES

GRADUATE ASSISTANT MANAGER

Northwestern State, 2013 First Season at Northwestern State Playing Experience: A two-year starter up front for the Demons in 2012-13 … earned second-team All-Southland Conference honors and second-team All-Louisiana recognition as a senior while playing center for the first half of the year and shifting to guard for the stretch run … he was honorable mention All-Southland as a junior … also chosen 2013 Academic All-Southland … was invited to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl, but declined so he could march in commencement exercises … voted a Joe Delaney Memorial Leadership Award winner by his teammates as a permanent team captain for 2013 … presented a Sam Goodwin Link Award by 2013 coaching staff for great effort, discipline, courage and toughness .. graded at 80 percent or better in eight of NSU’s 12 games, topped by a 90 percent grade in his first game at guard … helped Demons post their best season since 2008 and regain possession of Chief Caddo, sport’s largest trophy, with a career-capping win over rival Stephen F. Austin … two-year Southland Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll member … played center at East Mississippi Community College in 2010-11 … helped East Mississippi win the 2011 MJCAA and the NJCAA (national) championship in 2011 … at Noxubee County High, he was part of an unbeaten (14-0) state championship team as a senior, a team that was ranked 28th nationally … he won both the Best Offensive Lineman Award and the Super Tiger Award … team was 12-3 and state runner-up in his junior season. Personal: Born June 14, 1991 … son of Doris Jones and the late Terry Conner … two brothers, Tyrus and Daniel … four sisters, Valicia Jones, Shatarika, Tamara and Valicia Conner … graduated in criminal justice with a 3.0 cumulative GPA in December 2013.

Dan KORN

DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Northwestern State, 1994 11th Season at Northwestern State • Fourth since 2010 Duties: The longest-tenured football operations administrator in the Southland Conference, Dan Korn enters his 12th season with the Demons as Director of Football Operations. Korn’s primary role is to oversee the day-to-day administrative operations of the football program in the areas of budgetary management, team travel, fundraising projects, pre-season training camp, practice planning, and game day organization, as well as serving as head coach Jay Thomas’ liaison to all athletic department support units that assist the football team. His broad range of responsibilities include assisting with the planning of team

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FOOTBALL events and other football program projects. In his role, Korn works closely with university faculty and staff and the athletic department’s facilities, marketing, media relations and development offices. He also serves as the liaison to NFL scouts and player personnel as well as player agents. Korn plays a key role in managing the overall recruiting process as well with the planning and execution of official and unofficial visits, recruiting budget oversight, development of marketing messages, strategic planning, organization and evaluation of the recruiting video database, and ensuring that the recruiting and evaluation plan stays on track. He is charged with monitoring staff efforts and providing direction and consistency throughout the recruiting process while keeping the staff abreast of the latest trends in recruiting. Football Experience: In 11 seasons with Korn on staff under the guidance of coaches Steve Roberts, Scott Stoker and Bradley Dale Peveto, the Demons have posted an overall 60-54 (.524) mark highlighted by an overtime victory (27-24) at bowl-bound TCU in 2001; captured a Southland Conference Championship title (2004); made three NCAA Football Championship (FCS)/Division I-AA post-season playoff appearances (2011, 2002, 2004); the program ranked as high as No. 11 nationally (2001-2004), while climbing to No. 3 in the nation in 2002; four separate teams cracked the FCS Top 10 at some point of the season during the 2001-2004 campaigns; teams broke or tied four NCAA Division I-AA records, 10 Southland Conference records and 35 school records, including the single-season and single-game scoring records and seven defensive records (2001-2007); the 2004 Southland Conference championship team broke 13 school offensive records, including season records for total offense (4,905 yards), first downs (241), rushing yards (2,981), rushing touchdowns (34) and total touchdowns (53); posted four straight games with 40 or more points, an all-time school best. He also assisted in the development of 11 All-American selections and five NFL Draft picks (Craig Nall, Terrence McGee, David Pittman, Demetress Bell and Jeremy Lane). Personal: A native of Grissom AFB, Indiana, Korn received his bachelor’s degree in Broadcast-Journalism from Northwestern State in 1994. Married to the former Melissa Antilley (NSU graduate) of Natchitoches, they are the proud parents of three daughters and a son, twins Amber and Ashley, Stephanie (a senior nursing major at NSU) and Patrick (a junior criminal justice major at NSU), as well as two grandchildren, Aubree and Grayson).

LeDell LOVE

GRADUATE ASSISTANT MANAGER

Northwestern State, 2012 Third Season at Northwestern State Coaching Experience: In his third season as an NSU assistant coach, Love has been impactful, particularly in 2013 as JeMarcus Marshall blossomed into a first-team Freshman All-America defensive end. Working with the defensive front, Love helped the 2013 Purple Swarm rank second in the Southland Conference in total defense. Playing Experience: A four-year letterman and three-year starter who was an All-Southland Conference selection in 2008 and in his senior season of 2010, Love made 138 career tackles. In 2010, he recorded 59 tackles, including 37 solo, 6 for loss (-11), 1 sack (-5), while recording 12 QB hurries, 4 pass breakups, and forcing two fumbles as a senior defensive end for the Demons. Love was named the Joe Delaney Leadership Award Winner as Permanent Defensive Team Captain by his teammates after his senior year. He had 50 stops including 11 tackles for loss as a sophomore, memorably batting down a fourth-down pass to end a decisive fourth-quarter goalline stand in a win over Grambling. He was second-team All-Louisiana in 2008, and honorable mention in 2010. At Skyline HS in Dallas, Love was a first-team all-district selection who had 82 tackles, 7 forced fumbles and a touchdown as a senior, and 55 tackles and 2 forced fumbles and 2 sacks as a junior. He was also a Dean’s List student in high school. Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1988. A New Orleans native, he is the son of Lee and Carol Love with a brother, Lee Jr., and a sister, LeaAnn. His full name is Ledell Anthony Love. He graduated in business administration in December 2010. He earned his sport administration master’s degree at NSU in May 2014.

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HEAD EQUIPMENT MANAGER

Derek WELCH

Louisiana Tech, 2012 First Season at Northwestern State

After a year in the NFL working with the Miami Dolphins equipment staff, and with previous stops at Georgia State and Louisiana Tech, Dan Matthiesen is in his first year as the head equipment manager for Northwestern State. Matthiesen oversees all equipment orders and inventories, and directs student managers who are vital parts of each sport staff. He is particularly involved in management of football equipment and services. He came on board this spring and has already earned high marks from the studentathletes and coaches he serves. Working with the Dolphins since May 2013, Matthiesen assisted with the day-today operations in the equipment room. Primary duties included preparing the practice field with gear and position-specific equipment, and assisting with all the aspects of game day preparations. Working with equipment staffs around the National Football League, Matthiesen gained first-hand insight how the best in the business maintain an effective equipment room operation. While at Georgia State in 2012-13, his duties included overseeing nine student managers, properly fitting and maintaining all athletes’ equipment, assisting in the operations of the equipment room, and laundering the game uniforms. He was involved with purchasing, order forecasting, and maximizing budget resources As a four-year student manager at Louisiana Tech, Matthiesen earned the head student manager. In this position, he assisted the head coach and ensured practice ran smoothly. Working with staffs run by Derek Dooley and Sonny Dykes, he was exposed to significantly different coaching styles, and functioning under and with different equipment managers, due to several staff changes. He was part of two bowl teams at Louisiana Tech and the 2011 Western Athletic Conference championship squad for the Bulldogs under Dykes. He earned the elite Eagle Scout status in the Boy Scouts of America. Matthiesen received his bachelor’s degree in business management and entrepreneurship from Louisiana Tech in 2012. He is a certified Athletic Equipment Manager by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association. He was raised in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 2008.

Daley SALLIS

GRADUATE ASSISTANT MANAGER

Tennessee-Martin, 2012 First Season at Northwestern State Derek Welch is in his first season as graduate assistant for the Northwestern State football program where he assists in coaching cornerbacks. His primary recruiting area is Kansas Junior College and Mississippi high schools. Welch spent last season in Mississippi serving as the defensive and special teams coordinator for Kempner County High School. Prior to being at Kemper County, Welch coached wide receivers at Southern Arkansas for an offense that ranked second in the Great American Conference in total offense and fifth nationally with 497.6 yards per game. Welch received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance at the University of Tennessee at Martin. While there, he was a two-year starter at cornerback helping lead the Skyhawks to a 16-9 record during his tenure. As a senior, Welch piled up 38 tackles, 12 pass break ups, and three interceptions from the cornerback position. He received his associate’s degree at Jones County Junior College, where he was an all-state player both years. Welch helped lead the team to the state championship his freshman year, leading the team with seven interceptions. Welch prepped at Taylorsville High School in MS, where he was a four-year letter player in football, basketball and track. Welch still holds the touchdown record at Taylorsville (28) which he captured his senior season. Welch was also an all-state receiver his junior and senior season.

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Cumberland, 2013 First Season at Northwestern State Daley Sallis in his first year as a graduate assistant with the Northwestern State football program, and will help with the running backs and football operations. Prior to NSU, Sallis spent one season as an assistant coach at Lebanon High School (Lebanon, Tenn.) where he also played quarterback for the Blue Devils. Sallis played football at Cumberland where he was named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athlete while seeing time at quarterback and special teams. He played his freshman season at Rhodes College, earning Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic honors. In high school, Sallis was a four-year letter winner for coach Bobby Brown’s Blue Devils. He started three seasons under center, leading the program to the playoffs twice and ranking third in career rushing touchdowns at LHS with 18. He is the son of Randy and Gail Sallis. His brother, Kenny, played football at Cumberland and mother played on state championship softball team at Converse High School.

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HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER

Idaho State, 1999 • Northwestern State, 2001 9th season at NSU Now in his ninth season at Northwestern State, Jason Drury was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer in 2012 after the retirement of long-time trainer Ed Evans. Drury joined the sports medicine staff at Northwestern State University in the summer of 2005 after being the head athletic trainer at Natchitoches Central for five years. In the spring of 2009, Drury took over as the head football athletic trainer for the Demons, after working for three seasons with the women’s soccer team and one season with men’s basketball team. A 1999 graduate of Idaho State University in biology, Drury worked with numerous sports in Pocatello, Idaho including football, men’s basketball and track and field. Drury earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Northwestern State in 2001, during which time he worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the NSU softball team. Drury is a native of Paoli, Indiana. He and his wife, Toni, have been married for nine years. They have two children, Maddox and Kenzie.

Anita MILLER

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

Kansas, 2012 • Delta State, 2014 1st season at NSU In her first year at Northwestern State, Anita Miller was hired on July 21 after earning her master’s degree at Delta State University. At DSU she worked with the football, men’s and women’s basketball programs and the men’s soccer program. She worked with the women’s basketball team for two seasons and created numerous rehabilitation plans, including several post-op ACL reconstructions. She covered practices and home games for the football, men’s basketball and soccer teams for one season. A 2012 graduate of the University of Kansas, she graduated with a bachelor’s of science in athletic training while covering the football, spirit squad, women’s tennis and women’s swimming and diving teams. She also earned Kansas Athletic Trainers’ second-team all-academic honors, and was awarded the Mount Oread Scholar and School of Education Recognition Scholarship. Miller is CPR/AED certified, and certified as an instructor. She is also a Mississippi Licensed Athletic Trainer, and is a National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board certified trainer. She is a native of Hutchinson, Kan., and is a graduate of Haven High School.

Dr. Mike LEDDY

TEAM PHYSICIAN

Dr. Mike Leddy is in his sixth season with Northwestern State serving as a team physician. Dr. Leddy received his undergraduate degree and Doctorate of Medicine from Boston University. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Louisiana State University Medical Center-New Orleans in 2002. He then completed a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship with David Fischer, MD at TRIA Orthopaedics in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he worked on the medical staff to the Minnesota Vikings, Wild, Twins, and Timberwolves. After fellowship, Dr. Leddy practiced in Kissimmee, Florida with Orthopaedic Associates of Osceola. There, he cared for many local high school and collegiate athletes. He was head team physician for the Florida Seals Professional Hockey Team and Osceola Ghostriders Professional Indoor Football Team. He was also the lead orthopaedic surgeon for the Capital One Bowl and part of the medical staff for the NBA Combines. In 2007, Dr. Leddy accepted an invitation to return to Louisiana and join Mid-State Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center in Alexandria. He specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip, and knee and shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Leddy is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2007, he was part of the inaugural class of orthopaedic surgeons to receive a Subspecialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for

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FOOTBALL Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association. A native of Hopewell Junction, New York, Dr. Leddy is married to the forrmer Andrée Braud of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, and they have two children, Anna Clare and Mary Caitlin. His hobbies include spending time with his family, golf, hunting, and reading.

Dr. Chris RICH

TEAM PHYSICIAN

Dr. Chris Rich completed his undergraduate degree at LSU in Baton Rouge, followed by a Doctor of Medicine degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He finished his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at LSU in 1988. Dr. Rich is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with a successful Recertification with a specialty interest in sports medicine in 2000. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, a charter member of the Louisiana Sports Medicine Society, and a board member of the Louisiana Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Rich has been the Head Team Physician for the Northwestern Demons since 1990. His practice specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, and knee reconstruction. During his tenure at NSU, over 500 athletes have sustained an injury that required a surgery, with an incredible rate of return to full sports competition of 99%. A native of San Antonio, Dr. Rich was a three-year letterman in football as an offensive lineman at LSU from 1976-78. He earned Academic All- Southeastern Conference honors in 1977 and 1978. Dr. Rich is the managing partner of Mid State Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Alexandria. Mid State, along with Christus St Frances Cabrini Hospital, was designated as #1 in Orthopaedics for the State of Louisiana for 2004 by HEALTHGRADES, “The Healthcare Quality Experts.” He is married to the former Vickie Rainey, and they have three children, Jeff, Margaret and Stacie. His hobbies include spending time with his family, golf, fishing, and duck hunting.

Dr. James KNECHT

TEAM PHYSICIAN

Dr. James Knecht has been Northwestern’s team physician since 1984. He finished his pre-med curriculum from LSU in 1975. While at LSU, he was an Academic All-SEC and Academic All-American football player in 1974. He has been in private practice family medicine in Natchitoches since 1982. In addition to being Northwestern’s team physician, he has also been Natchitoches Central’s team physician since 1992. Dr. Knecht is actively involved in many professional organizations, including the Natchitoches Parish Medical Society, Active Staff Physicians at Natchitoches Parish Hospital, and the Louisiana State Medical Society. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. His father, Gene, was an assistant football coach at Northwestern State and has been active in the Graduate N Club for three decades. TEAM PHYSICIAN

Dr. William CRENSHAW

Dr. Will Crenshaw is in his fourth year as a member of the Northwestern State team physician staff. A native of Alexandria, Dr. Crenshaw graduated Cum Laude from Centenary in 1999 when receiving his bachelor’s degree and earned his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans in 2004. He worked his residency at Campbell Clinic in Tennessee beginning in 2004 until 2009. He is a member of the American Medical Association, OREF (Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation), and AAOS Resident member. He received the Kellogg Endowment Scholarship in 2002 and Alpha Omega Alpha in 2003. He is married.

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2014 SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE PRESEASON POLLS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. T6. T6. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Coaches (1st Place Votes) Southeastern Louisiana (9) McNeese State (2) Sam Houston State Central Arkansas Northwestern State Stephen F. Austin Lamar Abilene Christian Nicholls Incarnate Word Houston Baptist

99 92 79 70 59 52 52 36 35 21 10

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Sports Information (1st Place Votes) Southeastern Louisiana (10) 100 McNeese State (1) 89 Sam Houston State 78 Central Arkansas 72 Northwestern State 61 Stephen F. Austin 55 Lamar 45 Abilene Christian 39 Nicholls 36 Incarnate Word 20 Houston Baptist 10

Now in its sixth decade of service, the Southland Conference continues to be a model of innovation, stability and consistent achievement as it celebrates the academic and athletic accomplishments of its member institutions. Having commemorated its 50th anniversary in 2013, the Southland Conference has transformed itself into a dynamic and respected consortium of 13 member universities in three states. Beginning with a historic meeting of five institutions in Dallas on March 15, 1963, the Southland Conference set on an extraordinary course that has proven successful well into its five decades of existence. The successful transformation continues, as the Southland Conference welcomed four additional members in 2013: Abilene Christian University, Houston Baptist University, the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, and the University of New Orleans. In addition to its newest members, the Southland also consists of the University of Central Arkansas, Lamar University, McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Sam Houston State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, Stephen F. Austin State University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. All told, the membership of the Southland encompasses nearly 140,000 current students and an alumni base of nearly 800,000. Famous alums from current Southland Conference schools include former CBS news anchor Dan Rather (Sam Houston State), NBA executive Joe Dumars (McNeese State), ABC news anchor Robin Roberts (Southeastern Louisiana), Major League Baseball star Wade Miley (Southeastern Louisiana), NBA legend Scottie Pippen (Central Arkansas), and track and field Olympians Kenta Bell (Northwestern State), and Bobby Morrow and Billy Olson (both Abilene Christian). The Southland sponsors 17 championship sports, all at the NCAA Division I level. The eight men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, and indoor and outdoor track and field. The women compete for nine championships in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. The conference earns automatic qualification to NCAA championships in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s golf, women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and volleyball. Continuing its tradition of innovation, the league launched the Southland Conference Television Network in the fall of 2008 and has broadcast more than 160 events. The network has expanded its reach to roughly 13 million households throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma in recent years, and has also gained national viewership through ESPN3 and Fox College Sports. In its first six years, the network has received recognition for its work, earning numerous College Sports Media and Telly Awards. The Southland Conference, in conjunction with the city of Frisco, Texas, and Hunt Sports Group, also serves as the host to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, which has been home to the conference headquarters since 2006. The game is played at Frisco’s Toyota Stadium, and after a successful three-year run, the partnership was rewarded with a three-year renewal to serve as the national championship host site through the 2015 season.

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2014 PRESEASON FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE University Ht. Wt. Southeastern La. 6-3 205 Stephen F. Austin 5-10 224 Southeastern La. 5-10 195 McNeese State 6-3 246 Lamar 6-2 200 Central Arkansas 6-4 212 Stephen F. Austin 5-10 185 McNeese State 6-3 325 Sam Houston State 6-2 270 Central Arkansas 6-4 292 Southeastern La. 6-4 285 McNeese State 6-3 310 Southeastern La. 5-9 170 Sam Houston State 6-0 185 2014 PRESEASON FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE Name University Ht. Wt. Jonathan Woodard Central Arkansas 6-6 271 Everett Ellefsen McNeese State 6-3 233 Jacob Newman Southeastern La. 6-2 275 Deon Simon Northwestern State 6-4 315 Isiah Corbett Southeastern La. 6-3 250 Bo Brown McNeese State 6-1 232 Drew Misita Southeastern La. 6-1 245 Harlan Miller Southeastern La. 6-0 180 Imoan Claiborne Northwestern State 5-11 187 Mike Wade Sam Houston State 5-11 195 Aaron Sam McNeese State 5-9 182 Fred Thomas Northwestern State 5-10 168 Jean Breaux McNeese State 5-10 170 Xavier Roberson Southeastern La. 5-9 180 Kevin Johnson Lamar 6-0 210 2014 PRESEASON SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE Name University Ht. Wt. Caleb Berry Lamar 6-2 195 Kelvin Bennett McNeese State 5-11 170 Keshawn Hill Sam Houston State 5-10 205 Shane Young Sam Houston State 6-4 253 Jeff Smiley Southeastern La. 5-9 175 Damien Watts Central Arkansas 5-10 197 Ernest Celestie McNeese State 5-11 190 C.J. Simon Central Arkansas 6-3 296 Byron Williams Stephen F. Austin 6-4 302 Austin Douglas Northwestern State 6-1 320 Justin Brock Lamar 6-5 300 Joe Graves Southeastern La. 6-3 320 Daniel Taylor Northwestern State 5-10 160 Eddie Camara Central Arkansas 5-9 168 2014 PRESEASON SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE Name University Ht. Wt. T.J. Randall Central Arkansas 6-3 291 A.J. Bowen Southeastern La. 6-2 320 JeMarcus Marshall Northwestern State 6-3 241 Gary Lorance Sam Houston State 6-0 290 Justin Church Southeastern La. 6-4 235 Davin Bovie Nicholls 5-11 180 Kaleb Muse Southeastern La. 6-0 255 Gabe Hamner McNeese State 6-0 190 Dillon Winfrey Central Arkansas 5-8 174 Tyler Stoddard Southeastern La. 6-2 210 Adam Jones Northwestern State 6-2 197 Byron Cobb Nicholls 5-10 175 Nick Bruno Stephen F. Austin 5-11 197 Jatavious Wilson Central Arkansas 5-9 171 Ed Eagan Northwestern State 5-10 181 Name Bryan Bennett Gus Johnson Rasheed Harell Zach Hetrick Reggie Begelton Dezmin Lewis Tyler Boyd Antoine Everett Donald Jackson Cole Caruthers Jonathan Braddock Quentin Marsh Xavier Roberson Luc Swimberghe

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Hometown Granada Hills, Calif. Gilmer, Texas Miami, Fla. Baton Rouge, La. Beaumont, Texas Mesquite, Texas Daingerfield, Texas Richmond, Texas Kilgore, Texas Sugar Land, Texas Ripley, Miss. Dickinson, Texas Atlanta, Ga. Tyler,Texas

Cl. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr.

Hometown Brentwood, Tenn. Madisonville, La. Visalia, Calif. Baton Rouge, La. Belle Glade, Fla. Katy, Texas Amite, La. Kentwood, La. Alexandria, La. Arp, Texas Lake Charles, La. Lutcher, La. Scott, La. Atlanta, Ga. Houston, Texas

Cl. Hometown Sr. Needville,Texas Jr. Bleakwood, Texas Sr. Klein, Texas Sr. Lago Vista, Texas Jr. Flower Mound, Texas Sr. Texarkana, Texas Sr. Lake Charles, La. Sr. Kingwood, Texas Jr. Dickinson, Texas Sr. Batesville, Miss. Jr. Beaumont, Texas Jr. Covington, La. Jr. Convent,La. Sr. Cedar Hill, Texas Cl. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. Jr. So. Jr.

Hometown Lee’s Summit, Mo. Olive Branch, Miss. Monroe, La. New Boston, Texas Mandeville, La. Waggaman, La. Ponchatula, La. Sealy, Texas Bryant, Ark. Westlake, La. Katy, Texas St. Francisville, La. Rowlett, Texas Bastrop, La. New Orleans, La.

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DEMON GAME 1: MISSOURI STATE Aug. 28 • 6:00 Turpin Stadium (15,971) • Natchitoches Location....................... Springfield, Mo. 2013 Record.....................................5-7 2013 Conference Record...................5-3 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach...........................Terry Allen School Record..........33-56 (9th season) Career Record....128-115 (22nd season) Offense....................Spread (No Huddle) Defense............................................3-4 Starters Returning/Lost................12/10 Letterman Returning/Lost............36/22 Enrollment..................................28,831 Founded........................................ 1905 Stadium............................. Plaster Field Nickname......................................Bears Colors....................... Maroon and White President..................Clifton M. Smart III Athletic Director................... Kyle Moats

GAME 2: BAYLOR Sept. 6 • 6:30 McLane Stadium (45,000) • Waco, Texas

Sports Infomation............ Rick Kindhart SID #................................417-836-4585 Email...... RKindhart@missouristate.edu Website............MissouriStateBears.com Pressbox..........................417-836-5976 2014 Schedule 8/28....................at Northwestern State 9/6........................... at Oklahoma State 9/13............................. NORTH DAKOTA 9/20........................ at Central Arkansas 10/4.................... YOUNGSTOWN STATE 10/11.................. at South Dakota State 10/18........................... SOUTH DAKOTA 10/25............................. at Illinois State 11/1..............................at Indiana State 11/8......................SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 11/15.................NORTH DAKOTA STATE 11/22..........................at Northern Iowa

GAME 4: LOUISIANA TECH Sept. 20 • 6:00 Joe Aillet Stadium (27,717) • Ruston Location...............................Ruston, La. 2013 Record.....................................4-8 2013 Conference Record...................3-5 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach............................Skip Holtz School Record.............4-8 (2nd season) Career Record.........92-79 (15th season) Offense....................................... Spread Defense.................................... Multiple Starters Returning/Lost................14/11 Letterman Returning/Lost............35/29 Enrollment..................................11,025 Founded........................................ 1894 Stadium....................Joe Aillet Stadium Nickname.................................Bulldogs Colors................................Blue and Red President............................Dr. Les Guice Athletic Director.......Tommy McClellend

Sports Infomation.............Patrick Walsh SID #................................318-257-5305 Email...................... pwalsh@latech.edu Website.....................LATechSports.com Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/30.................................. at Oklahoma 9/6..................... at Louisiana-Lafayette 9/13................................ at North Texas 9/20.................NORTHWESTERN STATE 9/27.......................................at Auburn 10/4............................. TEXAS-EL PASO 10/18..................TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO 10/25................ at Southern Mississippi 11/1.................... WESTERN KENTUCKY 11/8............... at Alabama-Birmingham 11/22...........................at Old Dominion 11/29............................................. RICE

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Sports Infomation........... Heath Nielson SID #................................254-709-4237 Email.......... Heath_Nielsen@baylor.edu Website....................... baylorbears.com Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/31...............................................SMU 9/6...................NORTHWESTERN STATE 9/12....................................... at Buffalo 9/27..................................at Iowa State 10/4.......................................... at Texas 10/11.............................................. TCU 10/18............................. at West Viginia 11/1......................................... KANSAS 11/8.................................. at Oklahoma 11/22.......................OKLAHOMA STATE 11/29..................Texas Tech (Arlington) 12/6...............................KANSAS STATE

Location......................... Hammond, La. 2013 Record...................................11-3 2013 Conference Record...................7-0 Postseason.....FCS Playoffs (2nd Round) Head Coach........................ Ron Roberts School Record............16-9 (3rd season) Career Record...........63-25 (8th season) Offense..................................... Multiple Defense.........................................3-3-5 Starters Returning/Lost................15/10 Letterman Returning/Lost............58/18 Enrollment..................................15,602 Founded........................................ 1925 Stadium.................Strawberry Stadium Nickname...................................... Lions Colors............................ Green and Gold President...................... Dr. John L. Crain Athletic Director................. Jay Artigues

Sports Infomation..... Kemmler Chapple SID #................................985-549-3221 Email..........kemmler.chapple@selu.edu Website................................................. Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/30...............................JACKSONVILLE 9/6.............................SOUTHERN UTAH 9/13........................................ at Tulane 9/20.....................at Southeast Missouri 9/27...........................at Incarnate Word 10/4.................NORTHWESTERN STATE 10/11...................................... at Lamar 10/18...................CENTRAL ARKANSAS 10/25..................... at Stephen F. Austin 11/8........................HOUSTON BAPTIST 11/15...........................MCNEESE STATE 11/20....................................at Nicholls

GAME 8: CENTRAL ARKANSAS Oct. 25 • 3:00 Estes Stadium (9,000) • Conway Ark.

Sports Infomation..............Paul Ridings SID #................................936-294-1764 Email......................... ridings@shsu.edu Website........................ gobearkats.com Pressbox..........................936-294-1838 2014 Schedule 9/23................... at Eastern Washington 9/30........................... ALABAMA STATE 9/6.............................................. at LSU 9/13.............COLORADO STATE PUEBLO 9/27........................................ at Lamar 10/11...........................MCNEESE STATE 10/18..................at Northwestern State 10/25....................ABILENE CHRISTIAN 11/1...........Stephen F. Austin (Houston) 11/8...........................at Incarnate Word 11/15....................... at Houston Baptist 11/22...................CENTRAL ARKANSAS

GAME 10: ABILENE CHRISTIAN Nov. 8 • 2:00 Shotwell Stadium (15,000) • Abilene, Texas Location.......................... Abilene, Texas 2013 Record.....................................6-5 2013 Conference Record.................. N/A Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach........................ Ken Collums School Record............13-9 (3rd season) Career Record.............13-9 (3rd season) Offense..................................... Multiple Defense............................................4-3 Starters Returning/Lost................13/11 Letterman Returning/Lost............47/16 Enrollment................................... 4,600 Founded........................................ 1906 Stadium.................... Shotwell Stadium Nickname.................................Wildcats Colors......................... Purple and White President................... Dr. Phile Schubert Athletic Director................Jared Mosley

Location..............................Waco, Texas 2013 Record...................................11-2 2013 Conference Record...................8-1 Postseason.................Fiesta Bowl (BCS) Head Coach.............................Art Briles School Record..........44-32 (7th season) Career Record.........78-60 (12th season) Offense....................................... Spread Defense.................................... Multiple Starters Returning/Lost................10/14 Letterman Returning/Lost............51/22 Enrollment..................................15,029 Founded........................................ 1845 Stadium...................... McLane Stadium Nickname......................................Bears Colors............................ Green and Gold President.................................Ken Starr Athletic Director................... Ian McCaw

GAME5: SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA Oct. 4 • 3:00 Strawberry Stadium (7,408) • Hammond

GAME 7: SAM HOUSTON STATE Oct. 18 • 3:00 Turpin Stadium (15,971) • Natchitoches Location.......................Huntsville, Texas 2013 Record.....................................9-5 2013 Conference Record...................4-3 Postseason................FCS Second Round Head Coach...........................K.C. Keeler School Record.............. 0-0 (1st season) Career Record....174-73-1 (21st season) Offense..................................... Multiple Defense.................................... Multiple Starters Returning/Lost................13/13 Letterman Returning/Lost..............40/3 Enrollment..................................19,214 Founded........................................ 1879 Stadium..........Elliott T. Bowers Stadium Nickname.................................Bearkats Colors........................Orange and White President.......................Dr. Dana Gibson Athletic Director............ Bobby Williams

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Location.............................Conway Ark. 2013 Record.....................................7-5 2013 Conference Record...................4-3 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach................... Steve Campbell School Record..........................0-0 (1st) Career Record........................ 27-8 (4th) Offense..................................... Multiple Defense............................................4-3 Starters Returning/Lost................19/11 Letterman Returning/Lost............54/13 Enrollment..................................11,758 Founded........................................ 1907 Stadium.......................... Estes Stadium Nickname......................................Bears Colors........................... Purple and Gray President.........................Tom Courtway Athletic Director............ Dr. Brad Teague

Sports Infomation..................Steve East SID #................................501-450-5743 Email..............................seast@uca.edu Website...........................ucasports.com Pressbox..........................501-450-5743 2014 Schedule 8/30...................................at Texas Tech 9/6........................TENNESSEE MARTIN 9/13........................... at Montana State 9/20............................MISSOURI STATE 9/27............................NICHOLLS STATE 10/04..................... at Stephen F. Austin 10/11......................HOUSTON BAPTIST 10/18............at Southeastern Louisiana 10/25...............NORTHWESTERN STATE 11/1........................at Abilene Christian 11/6...........................................LAMAR 11/22...................at Sam Houston State

GAME 11: NICHOLLS Nov. 15 • 6:00 Turpin Stadium (15,971) • Natchitoches

Sports Infomation...........Lance Fleming SID #................................325-674-2693 Email.........................flemingl@acu.edu Website...........................acusports.com Pressbox..........................325-671-4673 2014 Schedule 8/27............................. at Georgia State 9/6.......................NORTHERN ARIZONA 9/13............................................ at Troy 9/20.........................INCARNATE WORD 9/27......................... at Houston Baptist 10/4...........................................LAMAR 10/4.................................... AVE MARIA 10/18......................... at McNeese State 10/25...................at Sam Houston State 11/1.....................CENTRAL ARKANSAS 11/8.................NORTHWESTERN STATE 11/15..................... at Stephen F. Austin

Location......................... Thibodaux, La. 2013 Record.....................................4-8 2013 Conference Record...................1-6 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach.....................Charile Stubbs School Record..........10-35 (5th season) Career Record...........10-35 (5th season) Offense.............................. Multiple-Pro Defense............................................3-4 Starters Returning/Lost................12/14 Letterman Returning/Lost............44/21 Enrollment................................... 6,540 Founded........................................ 1948 Stadium..........................John L. Guidry Nickname................................. Colonels Colors................................Red and Gray President................. Dr. Bruce T. Murphy Athletic Director................Rob Bernardi

Sports Infomation.............Jamie Bustos SID #................................985-448-4281 Email........... jamie.bustos@nicholls.edu Website................... geauxcolonels.com Pressbox..........................985-448-4845 2014 Schedule 8/30.....................................at Air Force 9/6...................................... at Arkansas 9/13.................... WHENDERSON STATE 9/20................................ at North Texas 9/27........................ at Central Arkansas 10/4........................... at McNeese State 10/11..................... STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 10/18.........................................LAMAR 10/25....................... at Houston Baptist 11/1.........................INCARNATE WORD 11/15..................at Northwestern State 11/20........SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA

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GAME 3: SOUTHERN Sept. 13 • 6:00 A.W. Mumford Stadium (28,500) • Baton Rouge

Location......................Baton Rouge, La. 2013 Record.....................................9-4 2013 Conference Record...................7-2 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach...................Dawson Odums School Record............13-9 (3rd season) Career Record.............13-9 (3rd season) Offense.....................................Pro Style Defense............................................3-4 Starters Returning/Lost................16/10 Letterman Returning/Lost............42/11 Enrollment................................... 6,903 Founded........................................ 1880 Stadium............A.W. Mumford Stadium Nickname.................................. Jaguars Colors...............Columbia Blue and Gold President....................Dr. Ronald Mason Athletic Director...Dr. William Broussard

Sports Infomation................ Chris Jones SID #................................225-771-3495 Email.............jones_chrisk@yahoo.com Website...................... GoJagSports.com Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/30................... at Louisiana-Lafayette 9/6..................... CENTRAL METHODIST 9/13.................NORTHWESTERN STATE 9/20....................... at Prairie View A&M 9/27............................... at Alcorn State 10/4........................Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10/11..........................at Alabama A&M 10/25........................... at Jackson State 11/1........................... ALABAMA STATE 11/8......................... TEXAS SOUTHERN 11/15......... MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 11/29............ Grambling (New Orleans)

GAME 6: INCARNATE WORD Oct. 4 • 6:00 Turpin Stadium (15,971) • Natchitoches

Location................... San Antonio, Texas 2013 Record.....................................6-5 2013 Conference Record.................. N/A Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach...................... Larry Kennan School Record............8-14 (3rd season) Career Record....... 32-32-3 (7th season) Offense.................................................. Defense................................................. Starters Returning/Lost..................20/6 Letterman Returning/Lost............51/10 Enrollment................................... 9,597 Founded........................................ 1881 Stadium.......................Benson Stadium Nickname................................Cardinals Colors................... Red, Black and White President............Dr. Louis J. Agneses, Jr. Athletic Director................. Mark Papich

Sports Infomation............Shane Meling SID #................................210-805-3071 Email....................... meling@uiwtx.edu Website......................uiwcardinals.com Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/30......................SACRAMENTO STATE 9/6......................... at Stephen F. Austin 9/13.................... at North Dakota State 9/20........................at Abilene Christian 9/27..........SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA 10/4........................HOUSTON BAPTIST 10/11..................at Northwestern State 10/25...........................MCNEESE STATE 11/1......................................at Nicholls 11/8....................SAM HOUSTON STATE 11/15...................................... at Lamar

GAME 9: MCNEESE STATE Nov. 1 • 6:00 Turpin Stadium (15,971) • Natchitoches

Location...................... Lake Charles, La. 2013 Record...................................10-3 2013 Conference Record...................6-1 Postseason.................... FCS First Round Head Coach..........................Matt Viator School Record..........62-27 (9th season) Career Record...........62-27 (9th season) Offense..................................... Multiple Defense.........................................4-2-5 Starters Returning........................16/10 Letterman Returning...................51/10 Enrollment................................... 8,900 Founded........................................ 1939 Stadium......................Cowboy Stadium Nickname................................ Cowboys Colors.............................. Blue and Gold President..................Dr. Phillip WIlliams Athletic Director............ Bruce Hemphill

Sports Infomation....Matthew Bonnette SID #................................337-475-5207 Email............wbonnette@mcneese.edu Website.................. mcneesesports.com Pressbox..........................337-475-5225 2014 Schedule 9/6......................................at Nebraska 9/13.......................PRAIRIE VIEW A&M 9/27............................ARKANSAS TECH 10/4...................................... NICHOLLS 10/11...................at Sam Houston State 10/18....................ABILENE CHRISTIAN 10/25.........................at Incarnate Word 11/1....................at Northwestern State 11/8....................... STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 11/15............at Southeastern Louisiana 11/22.........................................LAMAR

GAME 12: STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Nov. 22 • 3:00 Homer Bryce Stadium (14,575) • Nacogdoches, Texas

Location..................Nacogdoches, Texas 2013 Record.....................................3-9 2013 Conference Record...................1-6 Postseason...................................... N/A Head Coach........................Clint Conque School Record.............. 0-0 (1st season) Career Record.......105-59 (15th season) Offense.................................................. Defense................................................. Starters Returning/Lost................15/10 Letterman Returning/Lost............33/17 Enrollment..................................12,999 Founded........................................ 1923 Stadium.............. Homer Bryce Stadium Nickname...........................Lumberjacks Colors......................... Purple and White President..................... Dr. Baker Pattillo Athletic Director....................Robert Hill

Sports Infomation........ Rand Champion SID #................................936-468-2606 Email.................. championr@sfasu.edu Website............................SFAJacks.com Pressbox................................................ 2014 Schedule 8/30...............................at Kansas State 9/6...........................INCARNATE WORD 9/13...............TEXAS A&M-COMMERCE 9/20................................ WEBER STATE 10/4.....................CENTRAL ARKANSAS 10/11....................................at Nicholls 10/18....................... at Houston Baptist 10/25........SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA 11/1........Sam Houston State (Houston) 11/8........................... at McNeese State 11/15....................ABILENE CHRISTIAN 11/22...............NORTHWESTERN STATE

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MISSOURI STATE Northwestern State leads 2-1 9/3/88 W, 24-8 9/2/89 L, 20-10 8/29/2013 W, 23-17 At Springfield: 1-0 At Natchitoches: 1-1

BAYLOR Baylor leads 3-0 9/9/2006 L, 47-10 9/6/08 L, 51-6 9/26/09 L, 68-13 At Waco: 0-3

SOUTHERN Northwestern State leads 6-5 9/4/193 L, 30-13 9/3/94 L, 20-0 9/2/95 L, 13-7 9/7/96 W, 27-10 9/6/97 L, 27-9 9/5/98 W, 28-7 9/4/99 L, 20-13 9/2/2000 W, 31-20 9/1/01 W, 30-21 9/7/02 W, 30-21 9/7/13 W, 55-14 At Baton Rouge: 2-4 At Natchitoches: 4-1

LOUISIANA TECH Louisiana Tech leads 53-19-5 1907 L, 43-6 1909 L, 45-0 1910 L, 32-0 1911 L, 39-0 1913 L, 40-0 1915 L, 20-7 1916 L, 24-0 1917 W, 6-0 1919 W, 27-0 1920 W, 12-0 11/19/21 L, 14-0 10/19/22 T, 0-0 11/10/23 L, 33-2 10/02/26 L 28-0 10/15/27 L, 33-0 10/13/28 W, 6-0

at NSU at NSU at MSU

at BU at BU at BU

at SU at NSU at SU at NSU at SU at NSU at SU at NSU at SU at SU at NSU

at Tech Unknown Unknown at Tech Unknown Unknown at Tech Unknown Unknown Unknown at Tech at NSU at NSU at Tech at NSU at NSU

11/1/29 10/31/30 10/20/31 10/28/32 10/28/33 10/26/34 10/26/35 10/23/36 10/23/37 10/22/38 10/21/39 10/19/40 10/18/41 10/24/42 10/28/44 11/11/44 10/27/45 11/10/45 10/26/46 10/25/47 10/23/48 10/21/49 10/21/50 10/21/51 10/18/52 10/23/53 10/23/54 10/22/55 10/20/56 10/19/57 10/18/58 10/24/59 10/22/60 10/21/61 10/20/62 10/18/63 10/23/64 10/23/65 10/22/66 10/21/67 10/19/68 10/18/69 10/24/70 10/23/71 10/21/72 10/20/73 10/19/74 10/18/75 10/23/76 10/22/77 10/20/78 10/20/79 10/18/80 10/24/81 10/23/82 10/22/83 10/20/84 10/26/85 10/25/86 10/24/87 11/5/94

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FOOTBALL

2014 Opponent Series

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SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA Northwestern State leads 29-28 9/20/35 L, 13-19 at SLU 9/25/36 L, 6-34 at NSU 10/7/38 W, 6-0 at NSU 10/6/39 W, 18-6 at SLU 10/4/40 W, 32-0 at NSU 11/1/41 W, 6-0 at SLU 10/30/42 W, 7-6 at NSU 10/18/46 L, 0-13 at SLU 10/17/47 W, 14-12 at NSU 10/15/48 W, 49-0 at SLU 10/15/49 L, 13-25 at NSU 10/28/50 L, 14-28 at SLU 10/27/51 L, 14-33 at NSU 10/25/52 L, 0-19 at SLU 10/31/53 L, 19-27 at NSU 11/20/54 L, 6-32 at SLU 11/19/55 L, 20-27 at NSU 11/17/56 L, 15-20 at SLU 11/23/57 W, 13-7 at NSU 11/22/58 W, 7-0 at SLU 11/21/59 L, 13-15 at NSU 11/19/60 L, 0-7 at NSU 11/18/61 L, 0-19 at SLU 11/17/62 W, 19-6 at NSU 11/23/63 W, 13-7 at SLU 11/21/64 L, 21-37 at NSU 11/20/65 W, 38-22 at SLU 11/19/66 W, 27-24 at NSU 11/18/67 L, 14-26 at SLU 11/22/68 L, 19-24 at NSU 11/22/69 W, 34-6 at SLU 11/21/70 W, 22-14 at NSU 11/24/71 W, 14-6 at SLU 11/25/72 W, 24-8 at NSU 11/17/73 W, 21-14 at SLU 11/23/74 W, 40-3 at NSU 11/22/75 L, 6-31 at SLU 11/20/76 L, 27-34 at NSU 11/19/77 L, 21-38 at SLU 11/18/78 W, 13-12 at NSU 10/13/79 L, 7-33 at SLU 11/22/80 W, 16-14 at NSU 10/31/81 L, 16-21 at SLU 11/13/82 W, 31-3 at NSU 11/12/83 W, 23-7 at NSU 11/10/84 W, 34-14 at SLU 11/16/85 L, 14-20 at SLU 10/11/03 W, 87-27 at NSU 10/15/05 W, 31-10 at NSU 10/14/06 L, 31-24 ot at SLU 10/13/07 W, 27-24 at NSU 10/18/08 L, 26-24 at SLU 11/7/09 L, 27-0 at NSU 11/6/10 W, 35-16 at SLU 10/15/11 W, 51-17 at NSU 10/13/12 L, 27-22 at SLU 10/19/14 L, 37-22 at NSU At Hammond: 11-16 At Natchitoches: 18-12

FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

SLULongest Streak: 8, 1949-56 NSU Longest Streak: 6, 1969-74 Current Steak: 2, SLU

INCARNATE WORD First Meeting SAM HOUSTON STATE Northwestern State leads 19-17 10/10/29 L 2-26 at SHSU 10/11/30 L 2-12 at NSU 11/8/37 W 7-6 at SHSU 9/30/38 L 6-14 at NSU 10/2/42 W 26-7 at SHSU 12/6/58 W 18-11 at NSU 10/27/84 W 38-7 at SHSU 10/19/85 W 14-10 at SHSU 10/18/86 W 31-23 at NSU 10/31/87 L 7-34 at SHSU 10/29/88 W 49-14 at NSU 10/28/89 L 3-26 at SHSU 11/3/90 W 27-10 at NSU 11/9/91 L 3-13 at SHSU 11/7/92 L 19-42 at NSU 10/16/93 W 34-27 at SHSU 10/15/94 W 54-0 at NSU 10/14/95 W 24-2 at SHSU 10/19/96 W 38-21 at NSU 11/15/97 W 35-19 at SHSU 11/14/98 W 59-3 at NSU 11/13/99 L 0-21 at SHSU 11/11/00 L 13-27 at NSU 10/6/01 L 14-30 at SHSU 10/31/02 W 38-10 at NSU 11/8/03 L 24-29 at SHSU 11/13/04 W 45-27 at NSU 10/8/05 W 10-6 at SHSU 10/7/06 L 30-20 at NSU 10/20/07 L 42-20 at SHSU 10/25/08 W 24-16 at NSU 10/31/09 L 34-30 at SHSU 10/30/10 W 23-20ot at NSU 11/12/11 L 43-7 at SHSU 11/10/12 L 52-17 at NSU 10/26/13 L 44-10 at SHSU At Huntsville: 8-11 At Natchitoches: 11-6 SHSU Longest Streak: 3, 1999-2001; 2011-13 NSU Longest Streak: 6, 1993-98 Current Steak: 3, SHSU

CENTRAL ARKANSAS Northwestern State trails 4-3 9/8/07 W 31-28 11/8/08 L 42-6 10/10/09 L 34-0 10/9/10 W 24-19

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DEMON 11/5/12 L 45-12 11/3/12 L 35-14 11/2/13 W 31-28 At Conway: 1-2 At Natchitoches: 2-2 Current Steak: 1, NSU

MCNEESE STATE Northwestern State trails 40-21-1 10/6/51 L 21-38 10/4/52 L 13-32 10/3/53 W 20-6 10/2/54 W 32-20 10/2/55 L 6-14 9/29/56 L 13-20 * 9/28/57 W 23-20 9/27/58 L 8-25 9/15/59 W 19-6 11/5/60 L 7-20 11/4/61 L 14-28 11/3/62 L 6-25 11/8/63 L 13-21 11/7/64 L 10-12 11/6/65 L 21-29 11/5/66 W 14-6 11/4/67 L 7-21 11/9/68 W 28-12 11/8/69 W 29-28 11/7/70 W 14-7 11/6/71 T 3-3 11/4/72 W 25-10 11/3/73 L 0-14 11/9/74 L 7-17 11/8/75 L 14-32 11/6/76 L 15-24 11/5/77 L 7-14 9/23/78 W 10-7 11/3/79 L 13-44 9/27/80 W 13-10 10/10/81 L 21-42 11/21/82 L 11-21 9/3/83 L 13-18 9/1/84 L 14-17 9/14/85 W 14-13 9/13/86 W 9-3 9/12/87 W 39-3 10/8/88 W 25-20 9/23/89 W 18-17 10/13/90 L 21-38 10/19/91 W 20-3 10/17/92 L 0-29 11/13/93 L 7-34 11/12/94 L 7-28 11/11/95 L 10-20 11/16/96 L 3-20 10/11/97 L 7-50 10/15/98 W 14-10 10/23/99 L 17-20 10/21/00 W 37-34 11/10/01 L 10-17 11/16/02 L 3-27 11/15/03 L 9-13 10/16/04 W 47-17

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11/12/05 L 22-17 at McN 11/11/06 L 29-26 ot at NSU 11/10/07 L 27-21 at McN 11/15/08 L 24-17 at NSU 10/17/09 L 51-23 at McN 10/2/10 L 24-7 at NSU 10/1/11 L 20-18 at NSU 9/29/12 L 30-22 at McN 11/16/13 L 43-17 at McN At Lake Charles: 9-24 At Natchitoches: 12-17-1 McN Longest Streak: 9, 2005-13 NSU Longest Streak: 5, 1985-89 Current Steak: 9, McNeese ** Later forfeited to Northwestern State

ABILENE CHRISTIAN Northwestern State trails 3-4 10/12/63 L 28-18 9/14/68 L 17-16 9/6/80 W 31-10 9/26/81 L 41-38 9/25/82 W 35-30 9/24/83 L 20-17 9/22/84 W 26-7 At Abilene: 0-4 At Natchitoches: 3-0

NICHOLLS STATE Northwestern State leads 25-16 10/6/73 L 0-3 10/12/74 L 0-7 10/11/75 L 10-23 10/9/76 W 20-8 10/8/77 L 6-10 10/28/78 W 28-18 10/27/79 L 24-27 11/8/80 W 21-14 11/7/81 W 31-17 11/6/82 W 38-6 11/5/83 W 24-21 10/11/84 W 19-0 11/9/85 W 20-14 11/8/86 W 28-13 11/7/87 W 31-28 10/15/88 W 27-12 11/4/89 L 16-21 9/15/90 L 7-19 11/16/91 W 16-10 11/14/92 W 44-6 10/9/93 W 35-21 9/17/94 W 35-3 10/7/95 W 34-14 10/12/96 L 17-19 9/27/97 W 19-0 10/24/98 W 28-26 10/2/99 W 42-17 10/14/00 W 27-21* 10/20/01 W 42-17

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FOOTBALL 10/24/02 W 21-14 at Nicholls 10/25/03** L 30-40 at NW 10/21/04 L 14-40 at Nicholls 11/5/05 L 31-24 at NW 10/21/06 W 9-0 at Nicholls 10/6/07 L 58-0 at Nicholls 10/11/08 W 36-28 at NW 11/14/09 L 28-21 at Nicholls 11/13/10 L 37-7 at NW 9/24/11 W 34-0 at Nicholls 10/27/12 W 27-26 at NW 10/12/13 L 33-21 at Nicholls At Thibodaux: 10-11 At Natchitoches: 15-5 Nicholls Longest Streak: 3, 1973-75; 2003-05 NWLA Longest Streak: 9, 1980-88 Current Steak: 1, Nicholls *Later forfeited to Nicholls ** Later forfeited to Northwestern State

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Northwestern State leads 43-24-3 11/7/24 W 7-3 11/6/25 L 6-7 11/6/26 L 0-28 11/5/27 W 6-0 11/3/28 W 21-0 10/26/29 W 41-6 11/8/30 W 21-20 11/6/31 W 19-0 11/4/32 W 39-0 11/3/33 W 38-6 11/2/34 T 0-0 11/8/35 L 6-13 11/6/36 W 20-7 11/5/37 L 0-2 11/4/38 W 6-0 11/3/39 W 20-6 11/4/40 L 7-14 11/29/46 W 25-6 9/15/56 L 12-14 9/15/57 W 20-7 9/12/59 T 14-14 9/17/60 W 14-0 9/16/61 W 35-19 9/15/62 W 23-6 9/14/63 L 0-10 9/19/64 W 34-14 9/27/69 W 37-35 9/19/70 W 9-7 9/18/71 W 18-7 9/16/72 W 20-7 9/21/74 L 13-14 9/20/75 L 13-17 9/18/76 W 47-0 9/24/77 W 20-6 9/16/78 W 21-14 9/15/79 W 27-21 9/20/80 W 22-3 9/19/81 W 42-13 9/18/82 W 28-14 10/1/83 L 25-27 11/17/84 L 18-22

Southland Conference Champions: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2004 nsudemons.com // @NSUDemonsFB // #DemoNSUnite

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11/23/85 L 10-19 at NSU 11/22/86 L 14-28 at SFA 11/21/87 W 33-21 at NSU 11/19/88 W 20-17 at SFA 11/18/89 T 17-17 at NSU 11/17/90 W 20-3 at SFA 11/23/91 W 52-0 at NSU 11/21/92 W 24-10 at SFA 11/20/93 L 20-51 at NSU 11/19/94 L 13-34 at SFA 11/16/95 L 20-25 at NSU 11/23/96 W 17-10 at SFA 11/20/97 W 38-24 at NSU 11/21/98 W 35-21 at SFA 11/2/99 L 14-29 at NSU 11/18/00 L 3-17 at SFA 11/17/01 W 31-17 at NSU 11/23/02 W 42-3 at SFA 11/22/03 L 14-44 at NSU 11/20/04 W 37-16 at SFA 11/17/05 W 41-21 at NSU 11/16/06 L 20-11 at SFA 11/17/07 W 31-12 at NSU 11/22/08 W 34-24 at SFA 11/21/09 L 19-10 at NSU 11/20/10 L 36-13 at SFA 11/19/11 L 33-0 at NSU 11/17/12 L 34-17 at SFA 11/23/13 W 40-27 at NSU At Nacogdoches : 26-12-2 At Natchitoches: 17-12-1 SFA Longest Streak: 4, 1983-86 & 2009-12 NSU Longest Streak: 7, 1927-33 & 1976-82 Current Steak: 1, NSU

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DEMON Northwestern State Missouri State

FOOTBALL

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Aug. 29, 2013 • Springfield, Mo . Plaster Sports Complex • 10,147

Southern 14 Northwestern State 55

Sept. 7, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 14,873

COMEBACK, TWO FOURTH-QUARTER STOPS GIVE DEMONS OPENING VICTORY SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – New Northwestern State quarterback Zach Adkins ran for the tying touchdown and threw for the go-ahead score, after redshirt freshman Adam Jones’ fumble recovery deep in Missouri State territory triggered a two-touchdown burst midway through the second half that helped the Demons post a season-opening 23-17 road win Thursday night, Aug. 29. Jones’ strip and recovery at the Bears’ 13 led to Adkins’ 4-yard keeper on third down, helping forge a 17-all tie with 2:28 showing in the third quarter and erasing Missouri State’s only lead. The Demons moved ahead on their next series when Adkins found a wide-open Shakeir Ryan down the left side of the field and the true freshman flanker outran defenders down the Bears’ sideline to complete a 51-yard strike that made the difference, with 14:36 left to play. NSU’s defense made two big stops in the final quarter. The Bears had to settle for a 44-yard field goal try, which failed with 11:35 remaining, and then lost it on downs at the NSU 20 with 3:27 to go. The Demons got one first down, punted with 25 seconds left and the losers didn’t threaten to score in the waning seconds. The win snapped NSU’s 17-game non-conference road losing streak. Adkins used 10 different receivers as he threw for 233 yards on 24-37 aim, despite two interceptions, at the Missouri State 8 in the first half and in the Bears’ end zone in the fourth quarter. Working against a Missouri State defense that returned 10 starters, the Demons kept the Bears on their heels with the rapid- fire, no-huddle offense throughout the first half, but only a 44yard Chris Moore field goal as the clock expired provided a 10-7 edge for the visitors. NSU crossed midfield on six of seven possessions, but came up empty on four trips past the 50. Missouri State didn’t make a first down until after the visitors took a 7-0 lead on Daniel Taylor’s 30-yard run on a delay over right tackle 40 seconds into the second quarter.

DOMINATING HOME DEBUT AS ADKINS, DEFENSE SPARKLE AGAINST SOUTHERN NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State’s home debut under new head coach Jay Thomas was a smashing success, with quarterback Zach Adkins throwing for 331 yards and three scores as the Demons dominated in-state rival Southern 55-14 in front of the sixth-largest crowd, 14,873, in the 36-year history of Turpin Stadium. NSU scored on eight of its first 10 series, roaring to a 31-0 lead before halftime, and backups played the entire fourth quarter for the Demons. Fourteen offensive linemen and 12 defensive linemen got into the game for NSU. Senior feature back Rob Walker ran for touchdowns of 26 and 2 yards. Adkins’ passing yardage was the 10th-best single-season total in school history and helped the Demons come within six yards of the team single-game record of 368 set in 2008 at Stephen F. Austin. The junior college transfer went 22 for 34 without an interception in his second game and start for NSU. NSU (2-0) outgained Southern 554-248 and piled up 30 first downs to 16 for the Jaguars (0-2). Adkins tossed three touchdowns in a 15-minute span: a 6-yarder to Daniel Taylor with 5:05 to go in the opening period for a 10-0 lead, then an 8-yarder snagged on a nifty leaping grab by Ed Eagan, 11:03 before halftime, and a 31-yard connection on a crossing pattern to Louis Hollier, who picked up a nice block around the 15 and outran defenders to the corner of the end zone with 5:01 left before the bands performed. Chris Moore’s 21-yard field goal started the onslaught, ending a 61-yard, 11-snap series on NSU’s opening possession. Five of Southern’s six first-half possessions went 3-and-out.

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14:20 NSU-Daniel T aylor 30 run (Chris Moore kick), 5-58; 2:16 9:17 MS-Harris 1 run (Witmer kick), 11-75; 5:03 0:00 NSU-Moore, 44 field goal, 7-24; 2:39 13:14MS-Harris 1 run (Witmer kick), 5-75 8:57 MS-Witmer, 42 field gold, 9-30; 3:31 2:28 NSU-Zach Adkins 4 run (Moore, C. kick), 3-13; 1:04 14:36 NSU-Sharkeir Ryan 51 pass from Adkins (kick blocked) 5-64; 1:15

7-0 7-7 10-7 10-14 Passing: Zach Adkins 24-37-2, 233, 1 TD 10-17 MS Kierra Harris 17- 33, 123 17-17 23-17 Receiving: Shakeir Ryan 6-74, 1 TD; Bryan

Kickoff: 6:05 p.m. • End of Game: 9:17 p.m. • Duration: 3:12 • Attendance: 10,147 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Lost Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Robert Walker 17-64; Daniel Taylor 8-54, 1 TD; Zach Adkins 7-20, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 8-15; De’Mard Llorens 1-12; Shakeir Ryan 1-9; Ed Eagan 1-8; Rumeall Morris 1- 2; MSU Mi Cooper-Falls 12-43.

Mitchell 4-43, Ed Eagan 4-39, Cody Jones 3-12, Louis Hollier 2-32, Casey Toussant 1-11, Daniel Taylor 1- 11, Tucker Nims 1-5, Garrett Atzenweiler 1-5, Tuff McClain 1- 2. MSU Dorian Buford 5-70

NSU MSU O-Line: Warren Jones 81 plays, Tchissakid 25 16 Player 78, Pace Murphy 67, Terrance Boyd 172 123 47, Blayne Cole 56, Austin Douglas 37, 233 189 Xavier Jefferson 26, Jeremy Raine 23. 24-37-2 17-33-0 405 312 Defense: Patrick Black 11 hits; Tyler Roussel 9 hits; Ryan Sorrell 8 hits; Adam Jones 7 81 62 hits, 1FF; Fred Thomas 5 hits; Tyler Smith 4 5.0 4.6 hits, 0.5 Sack; Lesley Deamer 4 hit, 1 Sack; 0-0 0-1 Jason Yarbor 3 hits; Calvin Morton 3 hits; 11-76 4-42 Darius Poullard 3 hits; Leroy Armstrong 3 1-1-0 2-8-0 hits; Deon Simon 3 hits; Imoan Claiborne 1.0 4.0 2 hits; Tuff McClain 1 hit; Chase Collins 1 hit; Louis Hollier 1 hit; Brian Joseph 1 hit: 1-13-0 1-25-0 Albert Rico 1 hit; Justin Evans 1 hit; Keland 130 25.0 Johnson 1 hit; Andrew Bletsch 1 hit; 0-0-0 2-6-0 Damon Medcafe 1 hit. MS-Andrew Beisel 0-0-0 0-0-0 10 hits, 1 INT 33:14 26:46 8-18 5-16 1-2 2-3 1-3 3-4

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9:40 N-Chris Moore 21 field goal, 11-61,3:39 5:05 N-Daniel Taylor 6 pass from Zach Adkins (Moore kick),2-35, 0:19 11:03 N-Ed Eagan 8 pass from Adkins (Moore kick), 12-86. 3:57 8:53 N-Rob Walker 26 run (Moore kick), 2-30, 0:37 5:01 N-Louis Hollier 31 pass from Zach Adkins (Moore kick), 4-56, 1:35 1:56 S-Quinn 10 pass from Joseph (Pittman kick), 7-80, 2:59 12:59 N-Rumeall Morris 3 run (Moore kick), 7-68, 1:53 12:41 S-Quinn 98 kickoff return (Pittman kick) 9:45 N-Walker 2 un (Moore kick), 7-24, 2:44 2:56 N-Moore 31 yd field goal, 10-66, 4:26 10:04 N-Matt Flores 5 run (Moore kick ), 5-26,2:15

3-0 10-0 17-0 24-0 31-0 31-7 38-7 38-14 45-14 48-14 55-14

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Robert Walker 8-49, 2 TDs; Zach Adkins 7-45; De’Mard Llorens 7-28; Matthew Flores 5-19, 1 TD; Rumeall Morris 5-19, 1 TD Shakeir Ryan 1-19; Daniel Taylor 615; Ed Eagan 1-1; SU Coleman 1947 Passing: Zach Adkins 22-34-0, 3 TD; Daniel Hazlewood 3-4-0 SU D. Joseph 19-28-0, 1TD Receiving: Bryant Mitchell 6-99; Ed Eagan 6-98, 1 TD; Tuff McClain 336; Louis Hollier 1-31, TD; Trevor Goodie 1-29; Cody Jones 2-18; Daniel Taylor 2-12, 1TD; Shakeir Ryan 1-11; De’Mard Llorens 1-11; Sheldon McClain 1-10; Matthew Flores 1-7. SU L. Doss 7-93.

Kickoff: 6:00 p.m.• End of Game: 9:07 p.m. • Duration: 3:07 • Attendance: 14,873 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

O-Line: Tchissakid Player 67 snaps, 90%; Austin Douglas 50 /90%; Warren Jones 65/88%; Blayne Cole 63/88%; Pace Murphy 40/85%; NSU SU Xavier Jefferson 14/84%, Luke Burleson 14/82%; Gary Artiste 30 16 11/77%; Jeremy Raine 41/75%, 192 61 Terrance Boyd 37/70%; Austin Loup, Jonathan Lewis, Thomas Little 362 184 all 3/67%; Delryn Wilson 17/60%.

25-38-0 554 78 7.1 1-0 13-113 3-111-37.0 1-7-0 7.0 2-89-0 44.5 0-0-0 0-0-0 29:45 8-14 0-0 7-8 5-27 7-7 2-3

19-29-0 248 64 3.9 1-1 13-116 9-249-27.7 1-3-0 3.0 6-173-1 28.8 0-0-0 0-0-0 30:15 4-15 2-2 1-1 1-9 2-2 0-0

Defense: Tyler Roussel 8 hits; Patrick Black 7 hits, 1 sack; Crodarius Golston 6 hits; Calvin Morton 6 hits, 0.5 sack, 1 FF, 1 BrUp; Adam Jones 5 hits 1 sack; Keland Johnson 5 hits, 0.5 sack; Jermarcus Marshall 4 hits, 1.5 sacks; Jordan Sennett 4 hits; Leroy Armstrong 4 hits, 1.0 sacks; Chase Collins 3 hits; Justin Evans 3 hits; Paxton Cook 3 hits; Jason Yarbor 2 hits; Fred Thomas 2 hits, 1 BrUp; Tyler Smith 2 hits; Clarence Lee 2 hits; Shane Abdullah 2 hits; Damon Medcafe 2 hits, 0.5 sacks; Imoan Claiborne 1 hit; Brian Joseph 1 hit, 1 BrUp; Sylvester Grimble 1 hit, 1 BrUp; Chris Cryer 1 hit; Wa’Derrious Sellers 1 hit, 1 BrUp; DeMarcus Drumgo 1 hit; Lesley Deamer 1 hit; Andrew Bletsch 1 hit; Deon Simon 1 hit, 0.5 sacks SU D. Brown 14 hits, 1 sack

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DEMON

FOOTBALL Northwestern State 28 UAB 52

Northwestern State 9 Cincinnati 66

Sept. 21, 2013 • Birmingham, Ala. Legion Field • 8,723

Sept. 14, 2013 • Cincinnati, Ohio Nippert Stadium • 30,984

DEMONS OVERWHELMED BY BEARCATS, 66-9 CINCINNATI – There was no post-Legaux letdown for Cincinnati as the Bearcats steamrolled Northwestern State 66-9 and showed they could put up big numbers without injured starting quarterback Munchie Legaux. Cincinnati, aiming for its fifth straight bowl appearance, averaged almost 10 yards per play, massing 669 yards on 67 snaps. Senior Brendon Kay engineered a dominant offensive output, firing four touchdown passes before his backup replaced him early in the third quarter, while the Bearcats smothered a Demons’ offense that had piled up 55 first downs in its first two games. NSU (2-1) notched only 12, just two in the second half as Cincinnati (2-1) outscored the visitors 24-0. “They were very good, especially up front on both sides of the ball,” said first-year Demons’ head coach Jay Thomas. “We didn’t have the same level of sharpness that we had in the first two weeks but you have to credit Cincinnati for that.” The Bearcats overwhelmed the Demons almost from the outset, using big plays as the cornerstones for five first-half scoring drives, none requiring longer than 3:07. Cincinnati ballcarriers broke numerous tackles while piling up 397 yards at halftime, while NSU could produce only 129. The half ended in encouraging fashion for the visitors when transfer kicker Chris Moore hammered a 47-yard field goal with just under a second to go. The Demons covered 45 yards in eight plays against the clock to earn the opportunity. It was the second straight scoring series for NSU. The Demons went 75 yards in five snaps to get on the board 2:44 before halftime on a 6-yard run by true freshman De’Mard Llorens. A twopoint conversion try out of the swinging gate formation failed. The Bearcats answered in just over a minute, on Kay’s third TD pass of the half, a 15- yarder to Anthony McClung, to make it 35-6. Kay called it a night early in the third quarter after flinging his fourth scoring strike, a 41-yarder, for a commanding 42-9 lead. With both teams playing reserves throughout the fourth quarter, Cincinnati added three more TDs and 178 yards while the Demons tacked on just 10 offensive yards. Seven Bearcats posted at least one play gaining 25 yards or longer in the rout. NSU (2-1) Cincinnati (2-1) 1 2 3 4

0 9 0 0 - 9 14 21 10 21 - 66

7:34 CIN-Chris Moore 10 pass from Brandon Kay (Tony Miliano kick), 6-68, 2:52 0-7 2:02 CIN-Hosey Williams 4 run (Miliano kick), 7-72, 3:24 0-14 10:26 CIN-Mekale McKay 40 pass from Kay (Miliano kick), 8-82, 3:07 0-21 3:55 CIN-Tion Green 3 run (Miliano kick), 8-75, 2:56 0-28 2:44 NSU-De’Mard Llorens 6 run (Brandon Monrose rush failed), 5-75, 1:11 6-28 1:34 CIN-A. McClung 15 pass from Kay (Milano kick), 3-88, 1:01 6-35 0:08 NSU-Chris Moore 47 field goal, 8-45, 1:26 9-35 10:56 CIN-Max Morrison 41 pass from Kay (Milano kick), 1-41, 0:07 9-42 3:02 CIN-Milano 30 field goal, 10-59, 4:39 9-45 14:11 CIN-Williams 1 run (Milano kick), 2-78, 0:49 9-52 11:02 CIN-Shakim Alonzo 44 pass from Beenie Coney (Milano kick), 3-24, 1:13 9-59 2:43 CIN-Rob Rice 1 run (Milano kick), 12-57, 7:15 9-66

Kickoff: 6:04 p.m. • End of Game: 9:03 p.m. • Duration: 2:57 • Attendance: 30,384 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Rumeall Morris 12-84, De’Mard Llorens 8-22,1TD; Matthews Flores 4-6, Garrett Atzenweiler 2-3, Daniel Taylor 12, Shakeir Ryan 1-(-4), Zack Adkins 6-(-13) CIN Hosey Williams 11-117-2TD. Passing: Zach Adkins 14-20-1, 79; Daniel Hazlewood 0-3-0, 0 CIN Brendon Kay 12-14-0, 277, 4TD. Receiving: Louis Hollier 2-19, Ed Eagan 2-17, Bryant Mitchell 2- 10, Tuff McClain 2-10, Shakeir Ryan 2-9, Casey Toussant 1-9, Rumeall Morris 3-5 CIN Max Morrison 2-87, 1TD. O-Line: Blayne Cole 50 snaps, 78%; Warren Jones 51/70%; Pace Murphy 50/70%; Tchissakid Player 50/68%; Austin Douglas 48/65%; Gary Artiste 3/67%; Luke Burleson 3/67%; Xavier Jefferson 12/50%; Jeremy Raine 10/50%; Delryn Wilson 10/50%; Terrance Boyd 21/41%.

NSU CIN 12 28 Defense: Adam Jones 9 hits; Imoan 100 322 Claiborne 8 hits; Tyler Roussel 7 hits; Patrick Black 7 hits; Darius Poullard 6 hits; 79 347 Clarence Lee 5 hits; Ryan Sorrell 5 hits; 14-23-1 19-21-0 Keland Johnson 4 hits; Justin Evans 3 hits; 179 669 Lesley Deamer 3 hits; Bert White 3 hits; 57 67 Jason Yarbor 2 hits; Leroy Armstrong 2 hits; 3.1 10.0 Deon Simon 2 hits, 1 BrUp; Calvin Morton 2 hits; Cardarius Golston 2 hits; Fred Thomas 0-0 0-0 2 hits; Brian Joseph 1 hit; Chase Collins 1 9-78 13-131 hit; Damon Medcafe 1 hit; Sylvester 10-368-36.8 2-86-43.0 Grimble 1 hit; Luke Turner 1 hit. CIN C. 1-4-0 2-34-0 Casseus 7 hits. 4.0 17.0 6-106-0 2-42-0 17.0 21.0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 28:11 31:49 2-14 6-9 0-0 0-0 1-1 7-7 0-0 4-23 0-0 9-9 1-1 1-1

EARLY MISCUES DOOM DEMONS DESPITE BRIGHT SPOTS AT UAB BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Nothing special would have been just fine with Northwestern State football coach Jay Thomas, who watched two early breakdowns in the kicking game put the Demons in a two-touchdown hole that defined a 52-28 loss at UAB. A rain-slicked football sailed past NSU punter Chase Tassin and squirted back to the 8 on the game’s seventh play, and the Blazers converted a fourth-and-goal 1-yard TD pass. After an ensuing Demons’ 3-andout, UAB’s dynamic returner Jemarcus Nelson, third nationally in allpurpose yards, twisted and darted through a pack of defenders then outraced the rest down the NSU sideline on a 63-yard punt runback for a 14-0 advantage 4:52 into the game. But the Demons (2-2) were much better than last week’s 66-9 victims to powerful Cincinnati. They twice pushed back within 10 points, the last time at 31-21 just 68 seconds into the third quarter, and gained a respectable 344 yards, including 100 on 15 carries, with touchdowns of 1 and 3 yards, from Garrett Atzenweiler. Northwestern got its first break when Fred Thomas made a diving interception at UAB’s 36 midway through the opening quarter. The Demons used seven snaps to get on the board when Atzenweiler took a direct snap from the wildcat formation and powered across from the 1. UAB posted the next 10 points to build a 24-7 lead, but a 30-yard Daniel Taylor run set up Atzenweiler’s 3-yard TD, and NSU forced a quick 3-and-out late in the first half down 24-14. But the visitors couldn’t duplicate their 4-play, 50-yard drive a series earlier, and UAB did, rolling 69 yards on four snaps, the last 8 on Reaves’ first score for a 31-14 halftime advantage. Louis Hollier snagged two Zach Adkins passes on the first four plays of the third period, taking the second 34 yards for a touchdown to draw the Demons within 10. But UAB took command with two long scores, a 41-yard Nelson catch and Reaves’ 50-yard run, within 66 seconds sandwiched around a 3-and-out and a shanked punt by Northwestern. Atzenweiler ripped off a 40-yard scamper on the next series, a 75-yard, six-snap possession capped by a Taylor 6-yard score to blunt a blowout and draw NSU within 45-28 with 5:33 left in the third quarter. But after that torrent of four TDs in 10 minutes, it was another 15 before the Blazers put it away with their final score. The contest marked the first time since 1991 the Demons had played their first four games in four different states.

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11:12 UAB-Kennar Backman 1 pass from Austin Brown (Ty Long kick) 4-8, 1:03 0-7 10:09 UAB-Jamarcus Nelson, 63 punt return (Long kick) 0-14 4:11 NSU-Garrett Atzenweiler 1 run (Chris Moore kick) 7-36, 2:35 7-14 1:15 UAB-Long 27 field goal, 7-55, 2:56 7-17 12:08 UAB-Jamari Staples 23 pass from Jonathan Perry (Long kick) 6-70, 2:44 7-24 4:41 NSU-Atzenweiler 3 run (Moore kick) 4-50, 1:03 14-24 1:08 UAB-Darrin Reeves 8 run (Long kick) 4-69, 0:36 14-31 13:52 NSU-Louis Hollier 34 pass from Zach Adkins (Moore kick) 4-75, 1:08 21-31 9:16 UAB-Nelson 41 pass from Brown (Long kick) 4-68, 1:45 21-38 8:00 UAB-Reaves 50 run (Long kick) 1-50, 0:15 21-45 5:33 NSU-Daniel Taylor 6 run (Moore kick) 6-75, 2:27 28-45 5:00 UAB-Jordan Howard 8 run (Long kick) 8-58, 3:40 28-52

Kickoff: 2:00 p.m. • End of Game: 4:59 p.m. • Duration: 2:59 • Attendance: 8,723 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Garrett Atzenweiler 15100, 2 TD; Daniel Taylor 4-40, 1 TD; De’Mard Llorens 6-22; Zach Adkins 7-15; Rumeall Morris 6-5; UAB Darrin Reaves 17-178, 2TD. Passing: Zach Adkins 23-44-1, 194, 1T D; UAB Austin Brown 10-20-1, 159, 2 TD Receiving: Louis Holier 3-78, 1 TD; Shakeir Ryan 3-28; Casey Toussant 423; De’Mard Llorens 4-23; Tuff McClain 1-13; Rumeall Morris 1-6; Garrett Atzenweiler 1-3; Daniel Taylor 1-0; UAB JeMarcus Nelson 660, 1 TD; O-Line: Tchissadkid Player 83 snaps, 75%; Blayne Cole 83/71%; Warren Jones 83/70%; Pace Murphy 83/71%; Austin Douglas 67/62%; Terrance Boyd 16/80%

NSU UAB 21 21 Defense: Pat Black 8 hits; Adam 9 11 Jones 6 hits;Imoan Claiborne 5 hits, 1 sack, 1BrUp; Fred Thomas 5 hits, 8 9 1 BrUp, 1 Intc.; Deon Simon 5 hits, 23-45-1 13-27-1 1 sack; Ryan Sorrell 4 hits, 2 BrUp; 344 454 Lesley Deamer, 4 hits; Tyler Roussel 3 84 61 hits w1 BrUp; Keland Johnson 2 hits; 4.1 7.4 Paxton Cook 2 hits; Damon Medcafe 2 hits; Cordarius Golston 1 hit; Bert 4-1 1-1 White 1 hit; Chris Dever 1 hit; Justin 6-60 5-44 Evans 1 hit; Tyler Smith 1 hit; 9-324-36 4-164-41 Wa’Derrious Sellers 1 hit; Andrew 2--2-0 4-92-1 Bletsch 1 hit; Luke Turner 1 FR; -1.0 23.0 UAB Jake Ganus 9 hits 2-43-0 2-34-0 21.5 17.0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 34:14 25:46 8-20 4-11 0-1 1-2 3-3 4-4 2-8 2-15 4-4 7-7 0-1 1-1

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Langston 0 Northwestern State 37

Northwestern State 21 Nicholls 33

Sept. 28, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 9,338

Oct. 12, 2013 • Thibodaux John L. Guidry Stadium • 5,111

PURPLE SWARM DEFENSE PITCHES A SHUTOUT AS DEMONS DOMINATE, 37-0 NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State got three touchdown passes from Zach Adkins, a 50-yard punt return score by Ed Eagan, and a shutout from the Purple Swarm defense in a 37-0 non-conference whipping of Langston in front of 9,338 at Turpin Stadium. The Demons (3-2) surrendered only 122 yards while posting 452 themselves against the Lions (0-4), an NAIA program bidding to move into NSU’s NCAA Division I FCS level. It was the 19th straight victory over a nonDivision I foe, dating back to 1994, by Northwestern, which moved to 32-1 against lower-division opponents since Turpin Stadium opened in 1977. It was the first homefield shutout for Northwestern since a 63-0 shelling of Oklahoma Panhandle in 2003, and the first time since a 2011 34-0 win at Nicholls State that the Demons held a foe scoreless. Adkins tossed TD passes of 4, 62 and 14 yards while completing 23 of 34, with one interception, for 273 yards. Eight ballcarriers combined for 163 yards. Redshirt freshman De’Mard Llorens scored twice, on a 9 yard run and the 14-yard pass from Adkins, within a four-minute span late in the third quarter. NSU put 16 points on the board in less than five minutes in the third period to stretch the spread to 37-0. Chris Moore started the spurt with a 22-yard field goal, then Llorens darted 9 yards two snaps after a Fred Thomas interception and 18-yard return to the Lions’ 26 for the second Demon scoring in 42 seconds. The 14-yard Adkins-to-Llorens pass capped a 51-yard drive 2:41 before the quarter ended. The Demons dominated the first half but their 21-0 lead didn’t reflect the 251-63 yardage advantage. Those stats didn’t include Eagan’s 50-yard punt return touchdown, the first punt runback for a score by the Demons since 2004. The margin could have been bigger but Moore missed three field goals (23, 52 and 50 yards. Adkins had a pair of touchdown strikes, the first on NSU’s third series of the game, a 4- yarder to Louis Hollier a couple of snaps after they combined on a pretty 26-yarder to highlight an 11-play, 80-yard drive. Then late in the half, with Langston bringing everybody on a blitz, Adkins zipped a throw down the middle to true freshman Shakeir Ryan who ran alone to finish a 62-yard score for the 21-0 lead. The Demons’ defensive masterpiece included five sacks, two by redshirt freshman defensive end JeMarcus Marshall. Senior linebacker Pat Black topped the Purple Swarm defense with eight tackles while 26 Demons had at least one tackle – including two seniors who began their college careers as true freshman starters at Langston in 2010, defensive tackle Shane Abdullah and linebacker Jordan Sennett.

THIRD DOWN STRUGGLES DO IN DEMONS AT NICHOLLS, 33-21 THIBODAUX – The Northwestern State Demons were bedeviled on third down as the Nicholls Colonels roared to a big halftime lead and held off the visitors 33-21 in the Southland Conference football opener for both teams. Nicholls (4-2) won its third straight, and snapped a two-game skid in the series with Northwestern (3-3), by dominating play on third down. Offensively, the Colonels’ overall 65 percent (13-20) rate included converting 7 of their first 8 third downs while going up 27-0, and 11 of 15 as the lead moved to 33-7 late in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the Demons, who were getting 39 percent of their third downs offensively entering the day, went three-and-out on four of their first five possessions as Nicholls took command. The Demons’ opening drive foreshadowed Northwestern’s frustrating afternoon. After Nicholls opened with a 13-play, 75-yard march for its first touchdown, the visitors were on the way to responding when Rob Walker picked up a third-and-2 as he sliced 10 yards to the Colonels 35, but lost the ball at the end of the run. That was it for the Demons’ offense for quite a while. After picking up 42 yards on its first eight snaps, Northwestern got only nine more on the next 12 plays while punting four times. Before NSU opened the second half with Daniel Taylor’s 57-yard explosion down near the Nicholls goalline, and Garrett Atzenweiler bolted across from three yards away on the next snap, the Demons looked like federal government employees have lately. That flurry to within 27-7 was more frustrating as Nicholls fumbled on each of its next two series, only to recover both, while producing clock-draining drives of 12 and nine plays that ended with a missed field goal and the career-best third TD of the game by fullback Marcus Washington (touchdown runs from 2, 1 and 4 yards). Down 33-7, the Demons found mild success in the fourth quarter. Leroy Armstrong’s fumble recovery on the opening play at the Colonels’ 15 led to Taylor’s 10-yard scoring scamper on second down. Northwestern salvaged a glimmer of hope with its only successful sustained series, a 10-snap, 80-yarder over 2:32 capped by Zach Adkins’ 1-yard sneak with 4:18 remaining to draw within 12 points.

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0:27 NSU-Louis Hollier 4 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 11-80, 3:07 9:26 NSU-Ed Eagan 50 punt return (Chris Moore kick) 2:37 NSU-Shakeir Ryan 62 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 8-74, 3:28 7:32 NSU-Chris Moore 22 field goal, 4-5, 1:42 6:50 NSU-De’Mard Llorens 9 run (Andy Wickman kick) 2-26, 0:23 2:41 NSU-De’Mard Llorens 14 pass from Zach Adkins (Brandon Monrose rush failed) 7-51, 2:28

7-0 14-0 21-0 24-0 31-0 37-0

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Robert Walker 8-49, 2 TDs; Zach Adkins 7-45; De’Mard Llorens 7-28; Matthew Flores 5-19, 1 TD; Rumeall Morris 5-19, 1 TD Shakeir Ryan 1-19; Daniel Taylor 615; Ed Eagan 1-1; SU Coleman 1947 Passing: Zach Adkins 22-34-0, 3 TD; Daniel Hazlewood 3-4-0 SU D. Joseph 19-28-0, 1TD

Receiving: Bryant Mitchell 6-99; Ed Eagan 6-98, 1 TD; Tuff McClain 336; Louis Hollier 1-31, TD; Trevor Goodie 1-29; Cody Jones 2-18; NSU LU Daniel Taylor 2-12, 1TD; Shakeir Ryan 1-11; De’Mard Llorens 1-11; 30 16 Sheldon McClain 1-10; Matthew 192 61 Flores 1-7

Kickoff: 6:00 p.m.• End of Game: 9:07 p.m. • Duration: 3:07 • Attendance: 14,873 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

362 25-38-0 554 78 7.1 1-0 13-113 3-111-37.0 1-7-0 7.0 2-89-0 44.5 0-0-0 0-0-0 29:45 8-14 0-0 7-8 5-27 7-7 2-3

184 19-29-0 248 64 3.9 1-1 13-116 9-249-27.7 1-3-0 3.0 6-173-1 28.8 0-0-0 0-0-0 30:15 4-15 2-2 1-1 1-9 2-2 0-0

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O-Line: Tchissakid Player 67 snaps, 90%; Austin Douglas 50 /90%; Warren Jones 65/88%; Blayne Cole 63/88%; Pace Murphy 40/85%; Xavier Jefferson 14/84%, Luke Burleson 14/82%; Gary Artiste 11/77%; Jeremy Raine 41/75%, Terrance Boyd 37/70%; Austin Loup, Jonathan Lewis, Thomas Little all 3/67%; Delryn Wilson 17/60%. Defense: Tyler Roussel 8 hits; Patrick Black 7 hits, 1 sack; Crodarius Golston 6 hits; Calvin Morton 6 hits, 0.5 sack, 1 FF, 1 BrUp; Adam Jones 5 hits 1 sack; Keland Johnson 5 hits, 0.5 sack; Jermarcus Marshall 4 hits, 1.5 sacks; Jordan Sennett 4 hits; Leroy Armstrong 4 hits, 1.0 sacks; Chase Collins 3 hits; Justin Evans 3 hits; Paxton Cook 3 hits; Jason Yarbor 2 hits; Fred Thomas 2 hits, 1 BrUp; Tyler Smith 2 hits; Clarence Lee 2 hits; Shane Abdullah 2 hits; Damon Medcafe 2 hits, 0.5 sacks; Imoan Claiborne 1 hit; Brian Joseph 1 hit, 1 BrUp; Sylvester Grimble 1 hit, 1 BrUp; Chris Cryer 1 hit; Wa’Derrious Sellers 1 hit, 1 BrUp; DeMarcus Drumgo 1 hit; Lesley Deamer 1 hit; Andrew Bletsch 1 hit; Deon Simon 1 hit, 0.5 sacks SU D. Brown 14 hits, 1 sack

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7:52 NICH-Marcus Washington 2 run (Andrew Dolan kick failed), 13-75, 7:08 0-6 0-13 4:39 NICH-Marcus Washington 1 run (Andrew Dolan kick) 15-69, 7:58 0-20 2:45 NICH-Erik Buchanan 55 pass from Tuskani Figaro (Andrew Dolan kick) 1-55, 0:11 0-27 14:37 NSU-Garrett Atzenweiler 3 run (Chris Moore kick) 2-75, 0:23 7-27 1:22 NICH-Marcus Washington 4 run (Andrew Dolan kick failed) 9-70, 4:53 7-33 14:20 NSU-Daniel Taylor 10 run (Chris Moore kick) 2-15, 0:33 14-33 4:18 NSU-Zach Adkins 1 run (Chris Moore kick ) 10-80, 2:32 21-33 14:10 NICH-Demon Bolt 30 pass from Tuskani Figaro (Andrew Dolan kick) 5-43, 2:08

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Daniel Taylor 8-102, 1 TD; Robert Walker 7-39; Garrett Atzenweiler 4-20, 1 TD; De’Mard Llorens 2-7; Zach Adkins 6-4 1 TD; Rumeall Morris 1-3 NICH Marcus Washington 23-77, 3 TD Passing: Zach Adkins 13-23-0, 100 NICH Tuskani Figaro 14-21-0, 245, 2 TD

Receiving: Tuff McClain 2-33; Tucker Nims 1-31; Garrett Atzenweiler 1-13; Ed Eagan 3-13; Bryant Mitchell 2-8; Shakeir Ryan 1Kickoff: 3:00 p.m. • End of Game: 6:00 p.m. • Duration: 3:00 • Attendance: 5,111 2; Casey Toussant 1-2; Daniel Taylor 1-1; De’Mard Llorens 1--3; NICH Demon Bolt 5-78, 1 TD; Erik Yardstick NSU NICH Buchanan 2-64, 1 TD

First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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14 169 100 13-26-0 269 55 4.9 3-2 4-30 6-230-38.8 0-0-0 0.0 2-40-0 20.0 0-0-0 0-0-0 18:02 4-13 0-1 3-3 3-12 3-3 0-0

23 134 270 18-27-0 404 81 5.0 3-1 5-43 5-196-39.2 4-11-0 2.8 1-13-0 13.0 0-0-0 0-0-0 41:58 13-20 1-1 3-4 1-6 3-5 0-1

O-Line: Warren Jones 58 snaps, 90%; Tchissakid Player 58/86%; Blayne Cole 58/82%; Terrance Boyd 58/80%; Austin Douglas 58/80% Defense: Tyler Roussel 16 hits, 1 FF; Patrick Black 14 hits; Deon Simon 7 hits 1 sack; Adam Jones 6 hits 1 BrUp; Ryan Sorrell 5 hits; Fred Thomas 5 hits; Justin Evans 4 hits 1FR; Tyler Smith 4 hits; Keland Johnson 4 hits; Lesley Deamer 4 hits; JeMarcus Marshall 3 hits 1 sack; Cordarious Golston 3 hits; Leroy Armstrong 3 hits 1 FF; Bert White 2 hits; Imoan Claiborne 2 hits; Andrew Bletsch 2 hits; Shakeir Ryan 1 hit; Darious Poullard 1 hit; Cody Jones 1 hit; Jermaine Walker 1 hit; Sylvester Grimble 1 hit 1 sack; Hunter Graves 1 hit; Tuff McClain 1 hit

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DEMON Southeastern Louisiana Northwestern State

Oct. 19, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 8,383

FOOTBALL

37 22

Northwestern State Sam Houston State

Oct. 26, 2013 • Huntsville, Texas Elliot T. Bowers Stadium • 5,527

10 44

THIRD QUARTER FLURRY FUELS SOUTHEASTERN LA. RALLY OVER NSU NATCHITOCHES – Triggered by a 92-yard kickoff return touchdown by Xavier Roberson, who entered the game with the nation’s best kickoff return average, Southeastern La. roared from behind by scoring 16 points in just over three minutes midway through the third quarter and posted a 37-22 Southland Conference football road win at Northwestern State. The Lions (5-2 overall, 2-0 in the Southland) notched a safety two plays after Roberson’s return, then drove 51 yards for the go-ahead score after the free kick, getting a 4-yard run by Kody Sutton to move ahead 23-16 with 5:33 left in the third period. The Demons (3-4, 0-2) answered right away, driving 90 yards, getting the last 43 on a Zack Adkins touchdown strike to Bryant Mitchell, but Chris Moore’s extra point kick was narrowly wide right. The redshirt freshman kicker missed first-half field goal tries from 45 and 44 yards wide left. SLU drove 62 yards after the NSU kickoff, going up 30-22 with 14:38 left to play on a 2-yard sneak by quarterback Bryan Bennett. The Lions padded their lead with 3:35 remaining on Rasheed Harrell’s 1-yard run ending a 36-yard march started after Denzel Thompson intercepted a fourthdown Adkins pass and returned it nine yards as the Demons gambled with the clock winding down. NSU’s Ed Eagan, who had a stellar night receiving with 145 yards on seven catches including a 32-yard touchdown, couldn’t handle the ensuing Lions’ kickoff, a knuckleballing bouncer that skipped through Eagan’s hands, between his legs and out of bounds at the NSU 1. On the next play, Adkins fielded a low snap and was tackled in the end zone by SLU’s Kevin Harmon for a safety providing a stunning 16-all stalemate. After the Demons kicked short and away from Roberson on the free kick, the Lions got a pair of Bennett passes for a combined 30 yards as they moved ahead to stay on Sutton’s scoring run. After largely being held in check, the Lions scored touchdowns on four of five possessions, starting with Roberson’s kickoff runback, and drove 48 yards on 10 plays to the NSU 18 before losing a fumble forced by Cordarius Golston that was recovered by JeMarcus Marshall with 7:20 remaining. The Demons moved 20 yards to a fourth-and-3, and after initially sending out the punt team, tried an Adkins pass to Eagan crossing the middle that Thompson jumped, knifing in front to pick it off. NSU finished with a 490-387 yardage advantage and rolled up 27 first downs. Adkins completed 12 of his first 16 throws and finished 21 of 32 with the fourth-quarter interception, tossing for 280 yards. Eagan’s yardage total was 16 yards short of cracking the single-game school top 10.

KICKING GAME MISCUES SEND DEMONS DOWNHILL IN LOSS TO NO. 7 BEARKATS HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Northwestern State seemed on course to threaten No. 7-ranked Sam Houston State’s FCS-best 19-game homefield winning streak, until the Bearkats exploited the Demons’ Achilles heel. For the second straight week, a long kickoff return turned the tide against NSU, coupled with missed field goals, this time a pair that were partially blocked. Those plays were the biggest reasons Sam Houston (6-2 overall, 2-1 in the Southland Conference) opened a 17-3 halftime lead on the way to a 44-10 whipping of the visiting Demons (3-5, 0-3). Senior quarterback Brian Bell threw three touchdown passes (17, 44 and 9 yards) and ran for an 18-yard score as Sam Houston rebounded from a loss at McNeese last week. The Bearkats had a pair of three-and-outs and a fourth-down failure in their opening possessions against NSU, but scored on their next seven chances with a 93-yard kickoff runback by Keshawn Hill as the springboard. Hill didn’t score, but All-America running back Timothy Flanders did on the next play from seven yards out for a 10-3 lead 6:58 before halftime. The Demons drove to no avail on their next two series. Sam Houston defenders deflected field goal s of 37 and 41 yards, and in between, the Bearkats got Bell’s first TD pass to cap an 80yard drive for a 17-3 advantage. Despite rolling up 255 yards in the first two quarters, Northwestern trailed by 14 points at halftime, and Bell’s 44-yard TD pass to Torrance Williams down the NSU sideline on the third play of the second half made it 24-3. The outcome was salted away midway through the third quarter with a 99-yard, 10-play drive as the Bearkats made it 31-3 on Bell’s third touchdown pass, to Chance Nelson. Sam Houston took command in the third period as it outgained the visitors 199-95 and scored three TDs. The Bearkats had no turnovers (they have only nine in eight games) and were only penalized twice. NSU drew a season-low four flags and lost a fumble.

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13:38 NSU-Ed Eagan 32 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 4-54, 1:15 7:28 NSU-Chris Moore 37 field goal, 9-44, 3:34 4:24 SLU-Bryan Bennett 14 run (Seth Sebastian kick) 7-82, 2:58 0:07 NSU-Chris Moore 22 field goal, 11-61, 4:09 8:55 NSU-Chris Moore 30 field goal, 11-31, 4:26 8:40 SLU-Xavier Roberson, 92 kickoff return (Seth Sebastian kick) 8:32 SLU-Kevin Harmon, 0 yd safety 5:33 SLU-Kody Sutton 4 run (Seth Sebastian kick) 9-51, 2:55 4:00 NSU-Bryant Mitchell 43 pass from Z. Adkins (C. Moore kick failed) 5-90, 1:23 14:38 SLU-Bryan Bennett 2 run (Seth Sebastian kick) 9-62, 4:18 3:35 SLU-Rasheed Harrell 1 run (Seth Sebastian kick) 5-36, 2:40

0-7 0-10 7-10 7-13 7-16 14-16 16-16 23-16 23-22 30-22 37-22

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Garrett Atzenweiler 2182; Zach Adkins 15-75; Daniel Taylor 7-54; Robert Walker 4-7; Chris Dever Jr. 1-2; SLU Bryan Bennett 17-46 Passing: Zach Adkins 21-32-1, 280, 2 TD; SLU Bryan Bennett 1521-0, 222 Receiving: Ed Eagan 7-145, 1 TD; Bryant Mitchell 8-85, 1 TD; Shakeir Ryan 2-85; Louis Hollier 117; Tuff McClain 1-10; Daniel Taylor 1-3; Garrett Atzenweiler 10; SLU Jeff Smiley 7-87

O-Line: Warren Jones 86 snaps, 84%; Terrance Boyd 86/82%; Tchissakid Player 86/80%; Blayne Cole 86/70%; Austin Douglas NSU SLU 86/70%; Pace Murphy 1/ 100%

Kickoff: 6:00 p.m. • End of Game: 9:03 p.m. • Duration: 3:03 • Attendance: 8,383 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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27 210 280 21-32-1 490 80 6.1 1-0 12-68 1-29-29.0 1-23-0 23.0 3-69-0 23.0 0-0-0 0-0-0 32:13 9-18 0-3 3-3 1-8 1-2 3-5

19 165 222 15-21-0 387 64 6.0 2-1 5-63 6-166-41.5 0-0-0 0.0 6-157-1 26.2 1-7-0 0-0-0 27:47 5-12 2-3 4-5 0-0 5-5 0-0

Defense: Darious Poullard 9 hits; Ryan Sorrell 8 hits; Cordarius Golston 6 hits, 1 FF; Patrick Black 6 hits; Jason Yarbor 5 hits; Adam Jones 5 hits; Jermaine Walker 4 hits; Tyler Roussel 4 hits; Lesley Deamer 4 hits; Deon Simon 4 hits, 1 BrUp; Jemarcus Marshall 3 hits, 1 sack, 1 FR; Bert White 3 hits; Fred Thomas 3 hits; Wa’Derious Sellers 3 hits; Justin Evans 2 hits; Jordan Sennett 2 hits; Imoan Clairborne 1 hit; Ed Eagan 1 hit; Sylvester Grimble 1 hit; Keland Johnson 1 hit; Paxton Cook 1 hit; Leroy Armstrong 1 hit; Damon Medcafe 1 hit.

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0 3 7 0 - 10 0 17 20 7 - 44

9:42 SHSU-Luc Swimberghe 45 field goal, 6-37, 1:59 7:15 NSU-Chris Moore 42 field goal, 6-40, 2:27 6:58 SHSU-Timothy Flanders 7 run (Luc Swimberghe kick) 1-7, 0:04

0-3 3-3 3-10 1:07 SHSU-Richard Sincere 17 pass from Brian Bell (Luc Swimberghe kick) 9-80, 2:28 3-17 13:39 SHSU-Torrance Williams 44 pass from Brian Bell (Luc Swimberghe kick) 3-57, 1:13 3-24 5:52 SHSU-Chance Nelson 9 pass from Brian Bell (Luc Swimberghe kick) 10-99, 4:12 3-31 4:51 SHSU-Brian Bell 18 run (Luc Swimberghe kick failed) 3-27, 0:56 3-37 0:56 NSU-De’Mard Llorens 9 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 10-70, 3:47 10-37 6:24 SHSU-Steven Hicks 2 run (Luc Swimberghe kick) 18-60, 9:25 10-44

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Daniel Taylor 10-59; De’Mard Llorens 6-49; Zach Adkins 11-47; Rumeall Morris 2-19; Ed Eagan 1-11; Garrett Atzenweiler 7-9; Robert Walker 2-3; Daniel Hazelwood 4-2; Sylvester Grimble 11; SHSU Timothy Flanders 11-80 1 TD Passing: Zack Adkins 15-25-0, 171, 1 TD; Daniel Hazelwood 2-3-0, 41; SHSU Brian Bell 9-16-0, 189, 3 TD

Receiving: Tuff McClain 1-56, Rondarious Morris, 1-35, Robert Walker 2-29, Ed Eagan 2-22, Garrett Kickoff: 2:00 p.m. • End of Game: 4:46 pm. • Duration: 2:46 • Attendance: 5,527 Atzenweiler 3-16, Bryant Mitchell 215, Louis Hollier 2-13, De’Mard Llorens 2-12 1 TD, Shakeir Ryan 1Yardstick NSU SHSU 8, Casey Toussant 1-6; SHSU Torrance Williams 2-95 1 TD First Downs 22 21

Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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200 212 17-28-0 412 72 5.7 2-2 4-30 5-182-36.4 1-3-0 3.0 4-72-0 18.0 0-0-0 0-0-0 32:33 1-13 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 1-3

233 189 9-16-0 422 64 6.6 1-0 2-25 3-144-48.0 3-37-0 12.3 3-136-0 45.3 0-0-0 0-0-0 27:27 4-11 2-4 6-6 2-4 5-6 1-1

O-Line: Warren Jones 81, snaps 88%; Tchissakid Player 81/88%; Pace Murphy 14/82%; Terrance Boyd 67/80%; Austin Douglas 81/79%; Blayne Cole 81/71% Defense: Patrick Black 10 hits; Adam Jones 8 hits; Ryan Sorrell 8 hits; Bert White 5 hits; Imoan Claiborne 4 hits; Darius Poullard 4 hits; Justin Evans 4 hits; Tyler Smith 4 hits; Paxton Cook 4 hits; Brian Joseph 3 hits; Keland Johnson 3 hits; Cody Jones 2 hits; Clarence Lee 2 hits; Lesley Deamer 2 hits; Damon Medcafe 2 hits; Deon Simon 2 hits; JeMarcus Marshall 1 hit; Luke Turner 1 hit; Trevor Goodie 1 hit; Jahvez Barnes 1 hit; Fred Thomas 1 hit; Sylvester Grimble 1 hit; Wa’Derrious Sellers 1 hit; Andrew Bletsch 1 hit.

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DEMON Central Arkansas Northwestern State

Nov. 2, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 5,872

FOOTBALL

28 31

Lamar 28 Northwestern State 37

Nov. 9, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 3,357

DEMONS UPSET RANKED UCA, 31-28 NATCHITOCHES – Quarterback Zach Adkins threw touchdown passes of 25, 33 and 38 yards, and ran six yards for a crucial fourth-quarter score that made the difference as Northwestern State upset No. 15/18 Central Arkansas 31-28 on ESPN3 in Turpin Stadium. Fred Thomas made an end zone interception in the third quarter to deny UCA a scoring chance, a pivotal play in a landmark win for first-year Demon coach Jay Thomas and his team. It was the first time the Demons beat a ranked FCS opponent in nine tries, dating back to a 24-19 win at UCA in 2010. The Demons snapped a three-game skid, improving to 4-5 (1-3 in the Southland). UCA, ranked 15th in the FCS coaches’ poll and 18th in the Sports Network Top 25, dipped to 5-4 overall, 2-2 in conference. Adkins’ 6-yd TD with 8:05 left came on third-and-goal on a quarterback draw, as he cut through a hole on the left side and darted across the goalline virtually untouched. That boosted NSU ahead 31-20. The Bears closed within three points with 1:25 to go when Ryan Howard completed a 2-yard fade route to Courtney Whitehead and threw a two-point conversion pass to Thomas Hart. But redshirt freshman receiver Tuff McClain, who caught his first career TD pass in the second quarter, recovered UCA’s onside kick attempt allowing NSU to run out the clock. Adkins completed 18 of 26 passes for 226 yards and led the Demons with 16 rushing attempts, a career high, for a net of 48 yards including four sacks. He gained 77 yards rushing but was thrown for 29 negative yards. UCA led briefly twice, but each time NSU answered on the next series and regained the lead. The Bears moved ahead 17-14 on their opening possession of the third quarter on the second Willie Matthews’ 11-yard TD run of the game, but the Demons took the lead for good less than two minutes later on Adkins’ 38-yard pass to Daniel Taylor, making it 21-17. UCA was poised to score to close the gap or take the lead when Thomas made his interception on third-and-goal at the 9. He brought the ball back into the field of play, then lateralled to Ryan Sorrell, who dashed 60 yards into UCA territory. The play led to a 41-yard Chris Moore field goal that padded the margin to 24-17. Eddie Camara’s 25-yard field goal trimmed the lead to 24-20 with 12:18 left to play. The Demons’ Purple Swarm defense halted an 87-yard UCA drive at the 8, with tackles Deon Simon and Lesley Deamer making key tackles to stymie the Bears. Ed Eagan started NSU on the way to the clinching TD with a 43-yard runback of the ensuing kickoff across midfield to the UCA 46. Adkins converted a third-and-3 with a 13-yard pass to De’Mard Llorens to the UCA 26, and senior receiver Louis Hollier took a swing pass and faked out two Bears on an 18- yard gain to the visitors 7. Adkins scored three snaps later. Adkins staked the Demons to a 14-10 halftime lead with touchdown throws of 25 yards to true freshman Shakeir Ryan and 33 yards to McClain. The second one pushed NSU ahead 14-3 midway through the second quarter, but UCA responded with a 10-play, 86-yard drive capped by Willie Matthews’ 11-yard bolt up the middle. Until that drive, the NSU defense had played outstanding, quieting an offense that ran up 66 points and 681 yards a week earlier. Three sacks, two by Simon, had UCA at negative 22 yards rushing before the Bears roared back, blasting away up the middle for 63 yards on the ground in that possession. UCA finished with 30 first downs and 438 total yards, 297 passing as Howard went 26 of 43 for 276 yards. Matthews ran for 109 yards on eight carries. Northwestern got a game-high 11 tackles from senior linebacker Pat Black and 10 by redshirt freshman safety Darius Poullard. Simon had seven tackles, a career high for the junior.

DEFENSE DOMINATES, OFFENSE PRODUCES AS NSU DUMPS LAMAR 37-28 NATCHITOCHES – From start to finish, Northwestern State’s Purple Swarm defense delivered while the Demons’ offense relied on an ensemble to produce a 37-28 Southland Conference football victory over visiting Lamar. It was the second straight win for the Demons (5-5 overall, 2-3 in the Southland), who recovered from the Cardinals (4-6, 1-4) scoring first-half touchdowns on a 65-yard interception return and a 52-yard punt return. NSU held Lamar to five net yards rushing and 263 total yards, the Cardinals’ second-lowest output of the season, behind 245 in a 59-3 blowout at Oklahoma State. The Cardinals posted just 134 total offensive yards through three quarters and 263 in the game, and came up with a season-best three turnovers: fumbles forced and recovered by Keland Johnson and Adam Jones, and a game-ending interception by Ryan Sorrell, who shared the team lead with eight tackles, along with Wa’Derrious Sellers. The Purple Swarm recorded five sacks, two by JeMarcus Marshall. The Demons’ offense posted 461 yards against the Southland’s top-ranked defense, which was allowing 365 yards per game. Four different running backs scored, including a game-clinching 55-yard dash down the Lamar sideline by freshman De’Mard Llorens with 1:16 to play as NSU was trying to grind out the final 4:09 after forcing a punt following a third-down sack by defensive tackle Lesley Deamer. Northwestern moved ahead to stay midway through the third quarter on a 26-yard Zack Adkins pass to Daniel Taylor for a 23-21 edge. The Demons padded the margin with 14:50 remaining when Adkins looped a 4-yard flag route to Louis Hollier, capping a 70-yard drive and making it 30-21. The Cardinals responded with their only sustained drive of the game, moving 78 yards in 15 plays to narrow the gap to 30-28 on a third-down, 1-yard sweep from Payton Ploch after a first-and -goal at the 1. The teams swapped punts and NSU put it away after Adkins hooked up with Hollier for 10 yards on third-and-6 from the NSU 23 as the clock ticked under two minutes. Adkins became only the third passer in school history, joining Scott Stoker (1988) and Craig Nall, to throw for 2,000 yards in a season. He tied the single-season school mark for touchdown passes (16) set by Don Guidry in 1968, and set the single-season record for completions, going 26-of-35 for 250 yards to blow 13 completions past the 189 Brad Henderson threw last season in 11 games. From almost the outset, the Demons showed resiliency and a dominating defense. The Demons answered Tyrus McGlothen’s 65-yard interception return TD curtailing NSU’s opening drive with Garrett Atzenweiler’s bullish 8-yard run at the end of an 11-play, 75-yard march. After the Demons’ Johnson forced and recovered a fumble at the Lamar 35, Rob Walker darted 18 yards for a score lifting Northwestern ahead 14-7. Early in the second period, LU’s Kevin Johnson tied it when he took an NSU punt back 52 yards, but NSU quickly answered with a 19-yard Chris Moore field goal, set up by Jones’ fumble recovery at the Lamar 19. But Johnson’s 47-yard kickoff return gave the Cardinals a short field and on the third snap, Kade Harrington dashed across from 7 yards away to give Lamar a 21-17 edge the Cards carried into halftime despite being outgained 205-83.

Central Arkansas 3 7 7 11 - 28 NSU (4-5) 7 7 10 7 - 31

Lamar NSU (5-5)

1 2 3 4

9:35 UCA-Eddie Camara 35 field goal, 9-44, 2:26 6:06 NSU-Shakeir Ryan 25 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 8-66, 3:19 8:29 NSU-Tuff McClain 33 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 5-60, 1:46 5:20 UCA-Willie Matthews 11 run (Jace Denker) 10-86. 3:04 9:57 UCA-Willie Matthews 11 run (Jace Denker) 9-41, 2:46 8:00 NSU-Daniel Taylor 38 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 4-52, 1:49 2:31 NSU-Chris Moore 41 field goal, 4-1, 1:34 12:18 UCA-Eddie Camara 25 field goal, 8-87, 2:31 8:05 NSU-Zach Adkins 6 run (Chris Moore kick) 10-46, 4:03

3-0 3-7 3-14 10-14 17-14 17-21 17-24 20-24 20-31 1:25 UCA-Courtney Whitehead 2 pass from Ryan Howard (Thomas Hart pass) 7-64, 1:19 28-31

Kickoff: 7:05 p.m. • End of Game: 10:15 p.m. • Duration: 3:10 • Attendance: 5,872 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Zach Adkins 16-48, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 12-33; Daniel Taylor 9-18; De’Mard Llorens 4-13; UCA Willie Matthews 9-108, 2 TD Passing: Zach Adkins 18-26-0, 226, 3 TD; UCA Ryan Howard 26-43-1, 276, 1TD Receiving: Shakeir Ryan 6-66, 1 TD; Louis Hollier 4-55; Daniel Taylor 1-38, 1 TD; Tuff McClain 133, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 2-15; De’Mard Llorens 1-13; Ed Eagan 15; Tucker Nims 1-2; Bryant Mitchell 1- -1; UCA Courtney Whitehead 575, 1 TD

NSU UCA O-Line: Terrance Boyd 74 snaps, 80%, Tchissakid Player 74/80%, 18 30 Austin Douglas 55/78%, Warren 107 141 Jones 74/75%, Blayne Cole 226 297 74/72%, Pace Murphy 19/79%, 18-26-0 29-46-1 Delryn Wilson 1/100% 333 438 Defense: Pat Black 13 hits 1 FF; 69 83 Darius Poullard 10 hits, 1 FR, 1 4.8 5.3 BrUP; Paxton Cook 9 hits; Lesley 0-0 3-1 Deamer 9 hits, 0.5 sac, 1FF; 1 BrUp; 7-64 8-80 Deon Simon 8 hits, 1.5 sack; Adam 333 38.8 Jones 6 hits 1 sack; Rico Albert 6 hits 3 BrUp; Bert White 4 hits 1 BrUp; 1-8-0 0-0-0 Wa’Derrious Sellers 4 hits, 1 sack; 8.0 0.0 Fred Thomas 3 hits 1 Int., 1 BrUp; 5-139-0 4-111-0 JeMarcus Marshall 2 hits 1 sack; 27.8 27.8 Ryan Sorrell 2 hits 1 BrUp; Tyler 1-60-0 0-0-0 Smith 2 hits; Keland Johnson 2 hits 1 sack; Jason Yarbor 1 hit; Luke 1-13-0 0-0-0 Turner 1 hit; Jahves Barnes 1 hit; 30:59 29:01 Jermaine Walker 1 hit; Andrew 7-15 5-16 Bletsch 1 hit; Damon Medcafe 1 hit. 0-0 1-1 1-1 5-6 5-36 4-28 4-4 2-2 1-1 2-2

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7 14 0 7 - 28 14 3 6 14 - 37

8:36 LU-Tyrus McGlothen, 65 interception (Alex Bell kick) 3:36 NSU-Garrett Atzenweiler, 8 run (Chris Moore kick) 11-75, 5:00 2:09 NSU-Robert Walker 18 run (Chris Moore kick) 2-35, 0:30 13:35 LU-Kevin Johnson 52 punt return (Alex Ball kick) 7:41 NSU-Chris Moore 19 field goal, 7-17, 2:40 6:44 LU-Kade Harrington 7 run (Alex Ball kick) 3-46, 0:49 8:12 NSU-Daniel Taylor 26 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 4-42, 1:47 14:50 NSU-Louis Hollier 4 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 6-70, 2:01 9:31 LU-Payton Ploch 1 run (Alex Ball kick) 15-78, 5:19 1:16 NSU-De’Mard Llorens 55 run (Chris Moore kick) 5-81, 2:53

7-0 7-7 7-14 14-14 14-17 21-17 21-23 21-30 28-30 28-37

Kickoff: 3:05 p.m. • End of Game: 5:56 p.m. • Duration: 2:56 • Attendance: 3,357 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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NSU LU 24 21 211 5 250 258 26-35-1 25-41-1 461 263 74 72 6.2 3.7 0-0 3-2 6-42 5-60 7-269-384 6-237-39.5 2-17-0 1-52-1 8.5 52.0 4-71-0 4-107-0 17.8 26.8 1-37-0 1-65-1 1-11-0 0-0-0 33:22 26:38 8-17 6-15 0-0 1-2 4-4 2-2 5-25 2-12 4-5 4-4 1-1 0-0

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: De’Mard Llorens 5-75, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 14-65, 1 TD; Robert Walker 7-42, 1 TD; Daniel Taylor 5-18; Shakeir Ryan 117; LU Kade Harrington 17-72, 1TD Passing: Zach Adkins 26-35-1, 250, 2 TD; LU Caleb Berry 25-41-1, 258 Receiving: Louis Hollier 6-60, 1 TD; Ed Eagan 5-53; Tuff McClain 350; Daniel Taylor 2-39, 1 TD; Shakeir Ryan 5-19; Casey Toussant 19; Garrett Atzenweiler 1-8; Bryant Mitchell 1-8; Robert Walker 1-4; De’Mard Llorens 1-0; LU Reggie Begelton 9-90 O-Line: Tchissakid Player 78 snaps, 88%; Terrance Boyd 78/84%; Warren Jones 78/84%; Austin Douglas 71/80%; Blayne Cole 68/72%; Pace Murphy 10/70%; Jonathan Lewis 7/70% Defense: Ryan Sorrell 8 hits, 1 Int.; Wa’Derrious Sellers 8 hits, 1 sack; Adam Jones 6 hits 1 FF, 1 FR; Bert Whtie 6 hits; Tyler Roussell 6 hits; Keland Johnson 6 hits, 1 sack, 1 FF, 1 FR; Imoan Claibore 5 hits; JeMarcus Marshall 3 hits, 3 sack; Paxton Cook 3 hits; Shane Abdullah 3 hits; Deon Simon 3 hits, 1 BrUp; Patrick Black 2 hits; Fred Thomas 2 hits; Darius Poullard 2 hits 1 BrUp; Louis Hollier 1 hit; Jahvez Barnes 1hit; Jermaine Walker 1 hit; Lesley Deamer 1 hit, 1 sack

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DEMON Northwestern State McNeese State

Nov. 16, 2013 • Lake Charles Cowboy Stadium • 15,003

FOOTBALL

17 43

Stephen F. Austin Northwestern State

27 40

Nov. 23, 2013 • Natchitoches, La. Turpin Stadium • 3,117

MCNEESE OVERWHELMS DEMONS 43-17 LAKE CHARLES – McNeese State started slowly again but found its stride in the waning stages of the second quarter and Northwestern State couldn’t recover. In their 43-17 victory on Louis Bonnette Field at Cowboy Stadium, the No. 9-ranked Cowboys (9-2 overall, 5-1 in the Southland Conference) sprung to life after falling behind the Demons (5-6, 2-4) 10-7 midway through the second period. McNeese’s first four series ended with a fumble, a failed fourth-down try, a punt and another fruitless fourth down conversion attempt. Only a blocked punt, returned for a touchdown, averted a two-score deficit to the upstart visitors – and it could have been bigger, lamented Demons’ first-year Jay Thomas. McNeese, the nation’s No. 5 scoring offense, hit its average (42.5 per game) precisely by overpowering NSU for 285 yards rushing on 52 carries. The Cowboys ground out drives of 11, 16 and 12 plays as they scored on five consecutive possessions going into, and coming out of, halftime while establishing command after the rocky start, which was nothing new - McNeese’s opponents have scored first in all but one of their games. Marcus Wiltz ran for 135 yards, including a 33-yard touchdown, while Kelvin Bennett added 115 yards for McNeese. Senior quarterback Cody Stroud threw TD passes of 2 and 4 yards in an efficient 195-yard outing, going 19 of 30 without an interception while being victimized by a few drops from his receivers. The Cowboys finally took control with an 11-play, 80-yard drive against the clock ending the first half. With 4.8 seconds to go, Stroud looped a perfectly-thrown pass to David Bush on a flag route in the right corner of the end zone. Two officials briefly huddled before ruling Bush did get a foot in bounds after catching the 4-yard throw that lifted McNeese ahead 21-10 at halftime. It was the second impressive drive in the last 8:27 of the second quarter by the Cowboys. After a 19 -yard Chris Moore field goal gave NSU its second lead at 10-7, McNeese moved 65 yards in five snaps and got a 2-yard bootleg pass from Stroud to tight end Nic Jacobs to go ahead 14-10 with 6:14 left before halftime. The Demons failed to fully convert a golden opportunity when settling for Moore’s three-pointer. A high punt snap was fumbled and NSU’s Keland Johnson ran down Jean Breaux at the Cowboys’ 7, giving the Demons first-and-goal. Two runs went nowhere, and a third down throw underneath across the middle to Louis Hollier gained only four yards, forcing the field goal try. NSU converted an early fumble recovery into a quick lead. Damon Medcafe forced the fumble that Fred Thomas pounced on at the Cowboys’ 45, and three plays later, Zack Adkins found a wide-open Hollier for a 34-yard scoring strike and a 7-0 advantage 4:06 into the contest. McNeese tied it on a 20-yard blocked punt return by Jereon McGilvery early in the second quarter. McNeese took the second half kickoff and methodically pounded downfield, going 83 yards in 16 plays and chewing up the first 8:28 of the third period to open a 28-10 lead at the 6:32 mark on a 1-yard Dylan Long plunge. The margin opened to 43-10 midway through the fourth quarter, but Adkins found Ed Eagan from 25 yards away on a sensational one-handed grab as a McNeese defender tugged his other arm with 4:35 left. That helped Adkins tie the Demons’ single-season pass yardage record. He threw for 242 yards, hitting 19 of 33 without a pickoff, and the TDs to Hollier and Eagan. His 11-game season total matches the 2,393 yards by Scott Stoker in 13 games in 1988.

DEMONS BRING HOME CHIEF CADDO WITH 40-27 VICTORY OVER LUMBERJACKS NATCHITOCHES – Quarterback Zach Adkins and receiver Louis Hollier had milestone performances, while Northwestern State’s Purple Swarm defense and a ball-control offense helped the Demons contain Stephen F. Austin’s explosive offense for a 40-27 NSU triumph in the annual “Battle for Chief Caddo,” the largest trophy in sports. The rivalry game on a chilly, damp day at NSU’s Turpin Stadium ended the season for both teams. Northwestern finished 6-6 overall, its best mark since 7-5 2008, and at 3-4 in the Southland Conference football race while SFA ended 3-9 overall and 1-6 in the league. Adkins threw for 333 yards and Hollier, one of 22 seniors ending their NSU careers, had 165 yards. Both performances ranked 10th on NSU’s single-game lists. With seven catches, including touchdowns of 23 and 38 yards, Hollier finished second in school history on the career receptions list with 114, 12 shy of the record. With his first completion, a 2-yard touchdown pass to Bryant Mitchell, Adkins broke the Demons’ 25-year-old singleseason pass yardage record set in 13 games by Scott Stoker. The junior college transfer finished with 2,726 yards and also a school-record 21 touchdown passes. SFA, which brought the nation’s No. 2-ranked offense (581.3 yards per game) and No. 1 passing game (395.7) in the FCS into the contest, but was held to 465 total yards, only 120 after halftime and just 41 in the fourth quarter as Northwestern protected a 37-24 halftime lead. SFA threw for 315 yards but NSU intercepted three passes, two by junior cornerback Imoan Claiborne, including one on the game’s fifth play that he returned untouched for a 48-yard touchdown. Ignited by that play, the Demons raced to a 16-0 lead just 3:49 into the game. On the first play after the ensuing kickoff, a high snap in a shotgun formation bounded into the end zone and was recovered for a safety by SFA. After the free kick, the Demons needed just five plays to get the Adkins to Mitchell touchdown toss with 11:11 showing in the first quarter. Hollier’s two touchdowns came in the second quarter as NSU’s lead wavered between 13 and 20 points. SFA closed within 37-27 early in the third quarter after an 80-yard drive produced only a 23-yard Jordan Wiggs field goal but the Demons answered with a Chris Moore 36-yard field goal on their next series, and neither team scored in the final 20:18. Northwestern held the ball for 21 of the 30 minutes after halftime, running 43 plays to only 23 for the explosive Lumberjacks. SFA had only six first downs in the second half after getting 19 in the first two quarters. But the NSU defense played more than one half, despite SFA posting 345 yards by halftime. The Purple Swarm stiffened near the goalline, forcing a failed 32-yard field goal into the wind late in the first period, a 22-yard field goal by Wiggs ending a 13-play drive by the Lumberjacks midway through the second quarter, and the 23-yard field goal early in the third period. The Demons ran 25 of the game’s last 34 plays from scrimmage while holding the Lumberjacks at bay. Northwestern senior safeties Ryan Sorrell (12 tackles) and Bert White (9) topped the Purple Swarm defense, along with senior linebacker Pat Black, who had 8 stops to finish the season with 112. He entered the day as the leading tackler in the Southland and his closest competition, SFA’s senior Ortavious Hypolite, also made 8 tackles and finished with 97. Senior defensive tackle Lesley Deamer notched only the eighth sack of the year against SFA late in the game near the NSU end zone, pointing at “Chief Caddo” in celebration. The Demons set a single-season team offensive record for first downs, posting 27 for a season total of 257, topping the 15-year-old mark set in 14 games by 12. NSU posted 469 total yards, getting 98 yards rushing including a 2-yard TD by junior Garrett Atzenweiler.

NSU (5-6) 7 3 0 7 - 17 McNeese State (9-2) 0 21 14 8 - 43

Stephen F. Austin NSU (6-6)

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10:54 NSU-Louis Hollier 34 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 3-45, 0:30 7-0 13:21 MSU-Jereon McGilvery 20 punt return (Ryan Rome kick) 7-7 8:27 NSU-Chris Moore 19 field goal, 4-4, 2:16 10-7 6:14 MSU-Nic Jacobs 2 pass from Cody Stroud (Ryan Rome kick) 5-65, 2:13 10-14 0:05 MSU-David Bush 4 pass from Cody Stroud (Ryan Rome kick) 11-80, 2:31 10-21 6:32 MSU-Dylan Long 1 run (Ryan Rome kick) 16-83, 8:28 10-28 2:54 MSU-Marcus Wiltz 33 run (Ryan Rome kick) 7-58, 3:38 10-35 7:00 MSU– Javaris Murray 1 run (William Ryckman rush) 12-74, 6:48 10-43 4:35 NSU-Ed Eagan 25 pass from Zach Adkins (Chris Moore kick) 7-75, 2:25 17-43

Kickoff: 7:05 p.m. • End of Game: 10:00 p.m. • Duration: 3:05 • Attendance: 15,003 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Daniel Taylor 3-22; De’Mard Llorens 4-20; Garrett Atzenweiler 5-16; Zach Adkins 3-5; Robert Walker 1-4; Rumeal Morris 2-3; MSU Marcus Wiltz 20-135, 1 TD; Kelvin Bennett 10-115 Passing: Zach Adkins 1-33, 242, 2 TD; MSU Cody Stroud 19-30, 192, 2 TD; Tyler Bolfing 0-2, 0 Receiving: Louis Hollier 6-106, 1 TD; Ed Eagan 3-75, 1 TD; Bryant Mitchell 3-24; Garrett Atzenweiler 1 -17; Tuff McClain 2-11; De’Mard Llorens 1-10; Shakeir Ryan 2-1; Daniel Taylor 1- -2 MSU Diontae Spencer 7-66

NSU MSU O-Line: Blayne Cole 54 snaps, 84%; Warren Jones 54/82%; 14 27 Tchissakid Player 54/80%; Terrance 70 285 Boyd 50/72%; Austin Douglas 242 195 54/70%; Jonathan Lewis 4/75% 19-33-0 19-32-0 Defense: Patrick Black 10 hits, 1 312 480 sack; Bert White 8 hits; Darius 51 84 Poullard 7 hits; Tyler Roussel 7 hits; 6.1 5.7 Adam Jones 5 hits; Chase Collins 5 1-0 2-1 hits; Justin Evans 5 hits; Wa’Derious 3-25 7-40 Sellers 5 hits; Keland Johnson 5 hits; Lesley Deamer 5 hits; JeMarcus 5-168-33.6 2-86-43.0 Marshal 4 hits, 1 QH; Fred Thomas 0-0-0 2-25-1 4 hits, 1 BrUp; Imoan Claiborne 3 0.0 12.5 hits, 1 BrUp; Tyler Smith 3 hits; 4-64-0 2-32-0 Paxton Cook 3 hits; Andrew Bletsch 16.0 16.0 3 hits; Damon Medcafe 3 hits, 1 FF; Jason Yarbor 2 hits; Clarence Lee 2 0-0-0 0-0-0 hits; Shane Abdullah 2 hits; Deon 0-0-0 0-0-0 Simon 2 hits; De’Mard Llorens 1 hit; 21:08 38:52 Ed Eagan 1hit; Hunter Graves 1 hit, 4-12 11-16 1 FF; Rico Albert 1 BrUp. 0-1 0-2 1-1 4-4 1-7 0-0 2-2 5-5 1-2 0-0

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3 3

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13:26 NSU - Claiborne,Imoan 48 yd interception (Moore,Chris kick) 13:15 NSU - Team 16 yd safety

7-0 9-0 11:11 NSU- Mitchell,Bryant 2 yd pass from Adkins,Zach (Moore,Chris kick) 5-46,1:58 16-0 8:50 SFA - Lawson, Keith 47 yd run (Wiggs, Jordan kick), 6-75, 2:21 16-7 12:48 NSU - Atzenweiler,Gar 2 yd run (Moore,Chris kick), 12-80, 4:30 23-7 09:16 SFA - Wiggs, Jordan 22 yd field goal 13-74, 3:28 23-10 07:40 NSU - Hollier,Louis 23 yd pass from Adkins,Zach (Moore,Chris kick) 4-67, 1:28 30-10 05:05 SFA - Brooks, Mike 4 yd pass from Attaway, Brady (Wiggs, Jordan kick) 8-77, 2:30 30-17 01:22 NSU-Hollier,Louis 38 yd pass from Adkins,Zach (Moore,Chris kick) 7-66 ,3:35 37-17 00:19 SFA - Lawson, Keith 2 yd run (Wiggs, Jordan kick), 6-71,0:57 37-24 09:51SFA - Wiggs, Jordan 23 yd field goal 10-80,3:11 37-27 05:18 NSU - Moore,Chris 36 yd field goal 9-36,4:24 40-27

PLAYER STATS/OPP LEADER Rushing: Zach Adkins 16-48, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 12-33; Daniel Taylor 9-18; De’Mard Llorens 4-13; UCA Willie Matthews 9-108, 2 TD Passing: Zach Adkins 18-26-0, 226, 3 TD; UCA Ryan Howard 26-43-1, 276, 1TD Receiving: Shakeir Ryan 6-66, 1 TD; Louis Hollier 4-55; Daniel Taylor 1-38, 1 TD; Tuff McClain 133, 1 TD; Garrett Atzenweiler 2-15; De’Mard Llorens 1-13; Ed Eagan 15; Tucker Nims 1-2; Bryant Mitchell 1- -1; UCA Courtney Whitehead 575, 1 TD

Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. • End of Game: 4:01 p.m. • Duration: 3:01 • Attendance: 3,117 Yardstick First Downs Rushing Passing Yards Comp.-Att.-Int. Total Offense Total Offensive Play Average Gain Per Plays Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Yards-Avg. Punt Returns-Yards-TDs Average Per Return Kickoff Returns-Yards-TD Average Per Return Interceptions-Yards-TD Fumble Returns-Yards-TD Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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O-Line: Terrance Boyd 74 snaps, 80%, Tchissakid Player 74/80%, NSU SFA Austin Douglas 55/78%, Warren Jones 74/75%, Blayne Cole 25 27 74/72%, Pace Murphy 19/79%, 150 136 Delryn Wilson 1/100%

315 28-42-3 465 71 6.5 1-0 5-45 3-81-27.0 0-0-0 0.0 6-79-0 13.2 2-4-0 0-0-0 23:23 2-8 0-0 4-5 1-8 3-3 2-3

333 26-33-2 469 80 5.9 2-0 6-69 4-156-39.0 0-0-0 0.0 6-150-0 25.0 3-55-1 0-0-0 36:37 6-14 2-3 3-5 1-5 5-5 1-1

Defense: Pat Black 13 hits 1 FF; Darius Poullard 10 hits, 1 FR, 1 BrUP; Paxton Cook 9 hits; Lesley Deamer 9 hits, 0.5 sac, 1FF; 1 BrUp; Deon Simon 8 hits, 1.5 sack; Adam Jones 6 hits 1 sack; Rico Albert 6 hits 3 BrUp; Bert White 4 hits 1 BrUp; Wa’Derrious Sellers 4 hits, 1 sack; Fred Thomas 3 hits 1 Int., 1 BrUp; JeMarcus Marshall 2 hits 1 sack; Ryan Sorrell 2 hits 1 BrUp; Tyler Smith 2 hits; Keland Johnson 2 hits 1 sack; Jason Yarbor 1 hit; Luke Turner 1 hit; Jahves Barnes 1 hit; Jermaine Walker 1 hit; Andrew Bletsch 1 hit; Damon Medcafe 1 hit.

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DEMON

Individual Statistics

RUSHING

Rushing G/GS Att. Gain Loss Net Avg. Garrett Atzenweiler 11-8 118 545 19 526 4.5 Daniel Taylor 12-0 72 410 15 395 5.5 De’Mard Llorens 12-1 50 287 8 279 5.6 Robert Walker 10-1 56 257 12 245 4.4 Zach Adkins 12-12 103 381 157 224 2.2 Rumeall Morris 9 - 0 31 140 8 132 4.3 Matthew Flores 6 - 0 14 47 5 42 3.0 Shakeir Ryan 12-7 2 36 0 36 18.0 Chris Dever 11-0 2 18 0 18 9.0 Ed Eagan 12-8 1 11 0 11 11.0 Danie Hazlewood 4-0 5 7 5 2 0.4 Sylvester Grimble 12-0 1 1 0 1 1.0 Team 7 - 0 4 0 43 -43 -10.8 Total 12 459 2140 272 1868 4.1 Opponents 12 4481 2285 366 1919 4.0

PASSING

Passing G/GS Eff. C-A-I Pct Yds Zach Adkins 12-12 138.29 248-382-9 64.9 2726 Daniel Hazlewood 4 - 0 109.42 7-13-0 53.8 86 Cody Jones 12-7 0.00 0-1-0 0. 0 Total 12 137.00 255-396-9 64.4 2812 Opponents 12 138.05 221-360-7 61.4 2745

RECEIVING

Receiving Ed Eagan Shakeir Ryan Louis Hollier Bryant Mitchell Tuff McClain De’Mard Llorens Garrett Atzenweiler Daniel Taylor Cody Jones Casey Toussant Rumeall Morris Tucker Nims Robert Walker Rondario Morris Trevor Goodie Sheldon McClain Corey Simmons Matthew Flores Christopher Fields Total Opponents

PUNT RETURNS

Punt Returns Ed Eagan Shakeir Ryan Jahvez Barnes Total Opponents

FOOTBALL

Lg Y/G 61 47.8 54 32.9 55 23.2 26 24.5 17 18.7 35 14.7 8 7.0 19 3.0 16 1.6 11 0.9 5 0.5 1 0.1 0 -6.1 61 155.7 77 159.9

Interception Fred Thomas Imoan Claiborne Ryan Sorrell Paxton Cook Total Opponents

TD 21 0 0 21 18

Lg Y/G 62 227.2 35 21.5 0 0.0 62 234.3 55 228.8

Fumbles Returns Adam Jones Darius Poullard Total Opponents

G/GS Comp. Yds. Yds/R TD Lg Y/G 12-8 46 585 12.7 3 41 48.8 12-7 43 334 7.8 3 62 27.8 12-11 38 637 16.8 7 38 53.1 12-5 33 320 9.7 2 43 26.7 12-3 22 296 13.5 1 56 24.7 12-1 14 122 8.7 2 26 10.2 11-8 13 92 7.1 0 17 8.4 12-0 12 128 10.7 3 38 10.7 12-7 9 61 6.8 0 12 5.1 10-1 9 60 6.7 0 11 6.0 9 - 0 4 11 2.8 0 6 1.2 12-7 3 38 12.7 0 31 3.2 10-1 3 33 11.0 0 15 3.3 2 - 0 1 35 35.0 0 35 17.5 10-1 1 29 29.0 0 29 2.9 2 - 0 1 10 10.0 0 10 5.0 11-0 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.7 6 - 0 1 7 7.0 0 7 1.2 2 - 0 1 6 6.0 0 6 3.0 12 255 2812 11.0 21 62 234.3 12 221 2745 12.4 18 55 228.8 Att. Yds. Yds./R 13 124 9.5 2 11 5.5 1 10 10.0 16 145 9.1 20 263 13.1

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TD 5 3 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 28

TD Long 1 50 0 11 0 0 1 50 3 63

KICK RETURNS

Kick Returns Ed Eagan Imoan Claiborne Cody Jones Corey Simmons Chris Dever Total Opponents

FUMBLE RETURNS

Ints. Yds. Yds./R 3 30 10.0 2 48 24.0 1 97 97.0 1 7 7.0 7 182 26.0 9 82 9.1

TD Long 0 30 1 48 0 60 0 7 1 60 1 65

Att. Yds. Yds./R TD Long 34 798 23.5 0 61 2 36 18.0 0 28 2 40 20.0 0 23 1 5 5.0 0 5 1 14 14.0 0 14 40 893 22.3 0 61 43 1004 23.3 2 98 Att. Yds. Avg./R TD Long 1 11 11.0 0 11 1 13 13.0 0 13 2 24 12.0 0 13 0 0 0.0 0 0

SCORING

PAT PAT PAT PAT Scoring TDs FG Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Pts Chris Moore - 13-23 36-39 - - - - - 75 Louis Hollier 7 - - - - - - - 42 Daniel Taylor 6 - - - - - - - 36 Garrett Atzenweiler 5 - - - - - - - 30 De’Mard Llorens 5 - - - - - - - 30 Ed Eagan 4 - - - - - - - 24 Zach Adkins 3 - - - - - - - 18 Robert Walker 3 - - - - - - - 18 Shakeir Ryan 3 - - - - - - - 18 Bryant Mitchell 2 - - - - - - - 12 Tuff McClain 1 - - - - - - - 6 Imoan Claiborne 1 - - - - - - - 6 Rummeal Morris 1 - - - - - - - 6 Matthew Flores 1 - - - - - - - 6 Team - - - - - - - 1 2 Andy Wickman 1 0-1 1-1 - - - - - 1 Brandon Monrose - - - 0-2 - - - - 0 Total 42 13-24 37-40 0-2 - - - 1 330 Opponents 52 8-11 47-50 1-1 1 1-1 - 1 389

FIELD GOALS

Field Goals Fg Pct. 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Chris Moore 13-23 56.2 2-2 3-5 4-5 4-8 0-3 Andy Wickman 0-1 0.0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

PUNTING

Field Goals Andy Wickman Chase Tassin Team Zack Adkins Total

LG BLK 47 3 0 0

No. Yds Avg. Lg TB FC i20 50+ blk 40 1485 37.1 66 5 7 10 3 1 22 806 36.6 53 0 7 7 1 0 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 37 37.0 37 0 0 1 0 0 64 2325 36.3 66 5 14 18 4 1

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TOTAL OFFENSE

Total Offense Zach Adkins Garrett Atzenweiler Daniel Taylor De’Mard Llorens Robert Walker Rumeall Morris Daniel Hazlewood Matthew Flores Shakeir Ryan Chris Dever Ed Eagan Sylvester Grimble Team Total Opponents

ALL PURPOSE

All Purpose Ed Eagan Louis Hollier Garrett Atzenweiler Daniel Taylor De’Mard Llorens Shakeir Ryan Bryant Mitchell McClain,Tuff Walker,Robert Adkins,Zach Morris,Rumeall Jones,Cody Sorrell,Ryan Claiborne,Imoan Toussant,Casey Flores,Matthew Nims,Tucker Rondarious Morris Chris Dever Fred Thomas Trevor Goodie Corey Simmons Sheldon McClain Jahvez Barnes Paxton Cook Christopher Fields Daniel Hazlewood Sylvester Grimble Team Total Opponents

KICKOFFS

Field Goals Chris Moore Andy Wickman Total Opponents

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G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg./g 12 485 224 2726 2950 245.8 11 118 526 0 526 47.8 12 72 395 0 395 32.9 12 50 279 0 279 23.2 10 56 245 0 245 24.5 9 31 132 0 132 14.7 4 18 2 86 88 22.0 6 14 42 0 42 7.0 12 2 36 0 36 3.0 11 2 18 0 18 1.6 12 1 11 0 11 0.9 12 1 1 0 1 0.1 7 4 -43 0 -43 6.1 12 855 1868 2812 4680 390.0 12 841 1919 2745 4664 388.7 G Rush Rec 12 11 585 12 0 637 11 526 92 12 395 128 12 279 122 12 36 334 12 0 320 12 0 296 10 245 33 12 224 0 9 132 11 12 0 61 12 0 0 11 0 0 10 0 60 6 42 7 12 0 38 2 0 35 11 18 0 12 0 0 10 0 29 11 0 8 2 0 10 10 0 0 10 0 0 2 0 6 4 2 0 12 1 0 7 -43 0 12 1868 2812 12 1919 2745

No. Yds Avg. 61 3514 57.6 5 255 51.0 66 3769 57.1 73 4434 60.7

PR KOR IR Total Avg./G 124 798 0 1518 126.5 0 0 0 637 53.1 0 0 0 618 56.2 0 0 0 523 43.6 0 0 0 401 33.4 11 0 0 381 31.8 0 0 0 320 26.7 0 0 0 296 24.7 0 0 0 278 27.8 0 0 0 224 18.7 0 0 0 143 15.9 0 40 0 101 8.4 0 0 97 97 8.1 0 36 48 84 7.6 0 0 0 60 6.0 0 0 0 49 8.2 0 0 0 38 3.2 0 0 0 35 17.5 0 14 0 32 2.9 0 0 30 30 2.5 0 0 0 29 2.9 0 5 0 13 1.2 0 0 0 10 5.0 10 0 0 10 1.0 0 0 7 7 0.7 0 0 0 6 3.0 0 0 0 2 0.5 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 0 0 -43 -6.1 145 893 182 5900 491.7 263 1004 82 6013 501.1 TB OB Ret. Net. Ydln 14 5 0 0 14 5 23.3 36.6 28 29 1 22.3 38.6 26

FOOTBALL

Team Statistics

NSU OPP SCORING 330 389 Points Per Game 27.5 32.4 FIRST DOWNS 257 256 Rushing 107 111 Passing 116 124 Penalty 34 21 RUSHING YARDAGE 1868 1919 Yards gained rushing 2140 2285 Yards lost rushing 272 366 Rushing Attempts 459 481 Average Per Rush 4. 4.0 Average Per Game 155.7 159.9 TDs Rushing 19 28 PASSING YARDAGE 2812 2745 Comp-Att-INT 255-396-9 221-360-7 Average Per Pass 7.1 7.6 Average Per Catch 11.0 12.4 Average Per Game 234.3 228.8 TDs Passing 21 18 TOTAL OFFENSE 4680 4664 Total Plays 855 841 Average Per Play 5.5 5.5 Average Per Game 390.0 388.7 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 40-893 43-1004 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 16-145 20-263 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 7-182 9-82 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 22.3 23.3 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 9.1 13.1 INT RETURN AVERAGE 26.0 9.1 FUMBLES-LOST 14-5 19-10 PENALTIES-Yards 92-765 80-730 Average Per Game 63.8 60.8 PUNTS-Yards 64-2325 60-2190 Average Per Punt 36.3 36.5 Net punt average 30.7 32.4 KICKOFFS-Yards 66-3769 73-4434 Average Per Kick 57.1 60.7 Net kick average 36.6 38.6 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 30:01 29:59 3RD-DOWN Conversions 74/184 70/167 3rd-Down Pct 40% 42% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 3/11 12/21 4th-Down Pct 27% 57% SACKS BY-Yards 29-170 20-126 MISC YARDS 24 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 42 52 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 13-24 8-11 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-0 0-1 RED-ZONE SCORES (32-40) 80% (43-48) 90% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (23-40) 57% (35-48) 73% PAT-ATTEMPTS (37-40) 93% (47-50) 94% ATTENDANCE 44940 74895 Games/Avg Per Game 6/7490 6/12482 Score by Quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Northwestern State 68 111 96 55 0 330 Opponents 54 153 107 75 0 389

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Defensive Statistics

Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blocked Player GP-GS UA A Total TFL/YDS No.-Yds Int-Yds. PBU QBH Rcv.-Yds. FF Kick Saf. Patrick Black 12-12 69 43 112 5.0-16 2.0-7 - 1 - - 1 - Adam Jones 12-12 39 34 73 14.0-38 2.0-19 - 2 1 2-11 2 - Tyler Roussel 10-5 48 24 72 5.0-10 - - 1 - - 1 - Ryan Sorrell 12-12 35 29 64 2.0-4 - 1-97 3 - - - - Darius Poullard 12-2 22 27 49 1.0-4 - - 3 - 1-13 - - Bert White 11-8 22 22 44 - - - 2 - 1-13 - - Lesley Deamer 12-12 24 19 43 7.0-16 4.0-15 - 2 1 - 1 - Keland Johnson 12-11 28 14 42 5.5-37 2.0-11 - - 6 1-0 1 - Deon Simon 12-12 19 23 42 7.0-25 4.5-24 - 3 1 - - - Fred Thomas 12-12 17 21 38 2.5-1 - 3-30 7 - 1-0 - - Imoan Claiborne 11-10 29 8 37 2.0-6 1.0-6 2-48 4 1 - - - Justin Evans 12-1 21 10 31 5.0-16 3.5-9 - - 1 1-0 - - Paxton Cook 10-4 20 10 30 2.0-4 - 1-7 - - - - - Wa’Derrious Sellers 12-1 14 13 27 4.0-11 2.0-8 - 1 - - - - JeMarcus Marshall 11-4 18 7 25 11.0-45 8.5-43 - - 2 1-0 - - Cordarious Golston 7-1 21 3 24 0.5-1 - - - - - 1 - Tyler Smith 10-0 10 11 21 1.0-3 0.5-2 - - 1 - - - Damon Medcafe 12-110 8 18 2.5-4 0.5-3 - - 2 - - 1 - Andrew Bletsch 11-0 7 9 16 1.0-8 1.0-8 - - - - - - Jason Yarbor 10-1 9 6 15 20.0-6 - - - - - - - Calvin Morton 5-0 8 6 14 0.5-3 0.5-3 - 1 - - 1 - Leroy Armstrong 8-6 10 3 13 3.5-9 1.0-5 - - 2 - 1 - Clarence Lee 11-1 5 7 12 0.5-2 0.5-2 - - 2 - - - Brian Joseph 10-0 5 6 11 - - - 1 - - - - Chase Collins 7-2 7 4 11 - - - - - 1-0 - - Jordan Sennett 8-0 3 6 9 - - - - - - - - Shane Abdullah 7-0 2 6 8 - - - - - - - - Jermaine Walker 8-0 5 2 7 - - - - - - - - Rico Albert 6-1 7 - 7 - - - 4 - - - - Jahvez Barnes 10-0 3 2 5 - - - - - - - 1 Sylvester Grimble 12-0 1 4 5 1.5-8 1.0-6 - 1 - - - - Luke Turner 6-0 3 1 4 - - - 1 - 1-0 - - Trevor Goodie 10-1 0 4 4 - - - - - - - - Ed Eagan 12-8 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - Cody Jones 12-7 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - Hunter Graves 6-0 1 1 2 - - - - - 1-0 1 - Chris Cryer 6-0 2 - 2 - - - - - - - - Tuff McClain 12-3 - 2 2 - - - - - - - - Louis Hollier 12-11 2 - 2 1.0-13 - - - - - - - Team 7-0 1 1 2 1.0-1 - - - - - 1 - 1 Casey Toussant 10-1 - 1 1 - - - - - - - - Chris Dever 11-0 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - De’Mard Llorens 12-1 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - Shakeir Ryan 12-7 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - DeMarcus Drumgo 4-0 - 1 1 - - - - - - - - Total 12 5554 400 954 88-291 29-170 7-182 37 20 10-24 12 1 1 Opponents 12 455 435 890 71-235 20-126 9-82 33 11 5-0 9 5 1

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Individual Game Highs

Rushes Yards Rushing TD Rushes Long Rush Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing TD Passes Long Pass Receptions Yards Receiving TD Receptions Long Reception Field Goals Long Field Goal Punts Punting Avg Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return Long Kickoff Return Tackles Sacks Tackles For Loss Interceptions

24 102 2 2 61 44 26 26 26 333 3 3 3 3 62 8 8 165 2 62 3 47 8 53.0 66 4 50 61 16 3.5 3.5 2

Atzenweiler,Gar vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Taylor,Daniel at Nicholls (Oct 12, 2013) Walker,Robert vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) Atzenweiler,Gar at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) Atzenweiler,Gar vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Adkins,Zach at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) Adkins,Zach at Missouri State (Aug 29, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Central Arkansas (Nov 02, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Adkins,Zach vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Ryan,Shakeir at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) Mitchell,Bryant vs Southeastern La. (Oct 19, 2013) Hollier,Louis vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Hollier,Louis vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) Ryan,Shakeir vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Moore,Chris vs Southeastern La. (Oct 19, 2013) Moore,Chris at Cincinnati (09/14/13) Tassin,Chase at Cincinnati (09/14/13) Wickman,Andy vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Wickman,Andy at McNeese (Nov 16, 2013) Wickman,Andy vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) Eagan,Ed vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Eagan,Ed vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) Roussel,Tyler at Nicholls (Oct 12, 2013) Evans,Justin vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Marshall,JeMarc vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) Claiborne,Imoan vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013)

Halfback Daniel Taylor ran for a season-high 102 yards at Nicholls.

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FOOTBALL Rushes Yards Rushing Yards Per Rush TD Rushes Pass attempts Pass completions Yards Passing Yards Per Pass TD Passes Total Plays Total Offense Yards Per Play Points Sacks By First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Turnovers Interceptions By Punts Punting Avg Long Punt Punts inside 20 Long Punt Return

Team Game Highs 48 211 5.8 4 45 26 26 26 26 363 10.1 3 3 3 3 84 554 7.1 55 5 5 5 5 30 13 113 2 2 2 2 2 3 10 41.5 66 4 50

vs Southeastern La. (Oct 19, 2013) vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) at Nicholls (Oct 12, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) at Missouri State (Aug 29, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) vs Central Arkansas (Nov 02, 2013) vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) vs Central Arkansas (Nov 02, 2013) vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) vs Southern (Sep 07, 2013) at Missouri State (Aug 29, 2013) at UAB (Sep 21, 2013) at Nicholls (Oct 12, 2013) at Sam Houston State (Oct 26, 2013) vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) vs Stephen F. Austin (Nov 23, 2013) at Cincinnati (09/14/13) vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013) at McNeese (Nov 16, 2013) vs Lamar (Nov 09, 2013) vs Langston (Sep 28, 2013)

Receiver Bryant Mitchell torched the Southern secondary for 99 yards

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Opponent Individual Game Highs

Rushes 23 Yards Rushing 178 TD Rushes 3 Long Rush 77 Pass Attempts 43 Pass Completions 28 Yards Passing 315 TD Passes 4 Longest Pass 55 Receptions 9 9 Yards Receiving 100 TD Receptions 1 Longest Reception 55 Field Goals 2 2 Longest Field Goal 45 Punts 10 Longest Punt 54 Longest Punt Return 63 Longest Kickoff Return 98 Tackles 14 Tackles For Loss 2.5 Interceptions 1

Washington, Mar vs Nicholls (10/12/2013) REAVES, Darrin vs UAB (9/21/2013) Washington, Mar vs Nicholls (10/12/2013) WILLIAMS, Hosey vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013) Howard, Ryan vs Central Arkansas (11/2/2013) Attaway, Brady vs Stephen F. Austin (11/23/2013) Attaway, Brady vs Stephen F. Austin (11/23/2013) KAY, Brendon vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013) Figaro, Tuskani vs Nicholls (10/12/2013) Begelton, Reggi vs Lamar (11/9/2013) Brooks, Mike vs Stephen F. Austin (11/23/2013) Brooks, Mike vs Stephen F. Austin (11/23/2013) 18 tied Buchanan, Erik vs Nicholls (10/12/2013) Camara, Eddie vs Central Arkansas (11/2/2013) Wiggs, Jordan vs Stephen F. Austin (11/23/2013) Swimberghe, Luc vs Sam Houston State (10/26/2013) Dave DeHarde vs Langston (9/28/2013) Dave DeHarde vs Langston (9/28/2013) NELSON, Jamarcu vs UAB (9/21/2013) Quinn, W. vs Southern (9/7/2013) Brown, D. vs Southern (9/7/2013) TEMPLE, Nick vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013) 9 Tied

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Opponent Team Game Highs

Rushes Yards Rushing TD Rushes Pass Attempts Pass Completions Yards Passing TD Passes

54 324 4 46 29 345 5

vs Nicholls (10/12/2013) vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013) vs Southeastern La. (10/19/2013) vs Central Arkansas (11/2/2013) vs Central Arkansas (11/2/2013) vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013) vs Cincinnati (9/14/2013)

Justin Evans had a team season-high 3.5 sacks against Langston

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DEMON TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS

Game 1. 70 Don Guidry Season 1. 561 Scott Stoker Career 1. 1,055 Scott Stoker

1968 vs. Abilene Christian 1989 1986-89 vs. Abilene Christian

QB Scott Stoker (1986-89)

TOTAL YARDS

Game 1. 465 Season 1. 2,950 2. 2,559 3. 2,265 4. 2,127 5. 2,101 6. 2,099 7. 2,084 8. 2,057 9. 2,019 10. 2,017 11. 1,950 Career 1. 6,178 2. 5,510 3. 5,337 4. 4,753 5. 4,376 6. 4,283 7. 4,208 8. 4,184 9. 4,085 10. 3,764

Bobby Hebert

1980 vs. Texas-Arlington

Zach Adkins Scott Stoker Craig Nall Brad Henderson Don Guidry Bobby Hebert Paul Harris Brad Henderson Brad Laird Scott Stoker Brad Brown

2013 1988 2001 2012 1968 1980 2010 2011 1995 1989 1990

Brad Laird Scott Stoker Davon Vinson Don Guidry Brad Brown Warren Patterson Wayne Van Brad Henderson Bobby Hebert Tony Taylor

1991-95 1986-89 2003-05 1965-68 1989-92 1995-98 1982-85 2011-12 1979-82 1998-00

ATTEMPTS

65

Individual Records Byron Lawrence Joe Delaney Sidney Thronton Brad Brown Shelton Sampson Derrick Johnese Mario Cage Deon Ridgell

2006-08 1977-80 1973-76 1989-92 2002-05 2002-04 1971-74 1990-93

Joe Delaney Joe Delaney Derrick Johnese Clarence Matthews Joe Delaney Byron Lawrence Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Ronnie Powell Ronnie Powell Ronnie Powell John Stephens

1978 1980 2004 1995 1980 2007 1998 199 1997 1997 1997 1986

Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Clarence Matthews Byron Lawrence Derrick Johnese Joe Delaney Anthony Williams Mario Cage Clarence Matthews Byron Lawrence

2000 1999 1995 2007 2004 1980 1996 1973 1994 2008

Tony Taylor Byron Lawrence Derrick Johnese John Stephens Joe Delaney Sidney Thronton Clarence Matthews Shelton Sampson Deon Ridgell Donald Johnson

1998-00 2006-08 2002-04 1984-87 1977-80 1973-76 1993-95 2002-05 1990-93 1969-72

YARDS PER GAME

Season 1. 136.9 Tony Taylor Career 1. 112.7 Tony Taylor

1998-00

ALL-PURPOSE

YARDS

Game 1. 299 2. 253 3. 252 4. 234 5. 231 231 7. 230 8. 218 9. 214 10. 211 11. 206 12. 203 Season 1. 1,507 2. 1,441 3. 1,384 4 1,377 5. 1,153 6. 1,110 7. 1,063 8. 1,057 9. 1,046 10. 1,018 Career 1. 3,997 2. 3,216 3. 3,085 4. 3,057 5. 3,047 6. 2,662 7. 2,628 8. 2,534 9. 2,434 10. 2,253

2000

vs. Nicholls (28 att.) vs. Portland State (35 att.) vs. Sam Houston (24 att.) vs. Northeast La. (31 att.) vs. Nicholls (41 att.) vs. SFA (35 att.) vs. Jacksonville St. (38 att.) vs. Southwest Texas (36 att.) vs. Jacksonville St. (15 att.) vs. Arkansas Tech (23 att.) vs. E. Washington (26 att.) vs. Sam Houston (31 att.)

Season 1. 2,277 2. 1,795 3. 1,769 4. 1,749 5. 1,672 6. 1,526 7. 1,518 8. 1,475 9. 1,442 10. 1,433 Career 1. 5,025 2. 4,651 3. 4,524 4. 4,299 5. 3,773 6. 3,442 7. 3,401 8. 3,371 9. 3,331 10. 3,305 11. 3,252

Clarence Matthews Clarence Matthews Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Toby Zeigler Mario Cage Ed Eagan Mario Cage Byron Lawrence Joe Delaney

1995 1994 2000 1999 2004 1973 2013 1974 2007 1980

Toby Zeigler Clarence Matthews Tony Taylor Joe Delaney John Stephens Mario Cage Phillip Harvey Derrick Johnese Sidney Thornton Byron Lawrence Al Phillips

2002-05 1992-95 1998-00 1977-80 1984-87 1971-74 2009-12 2002-04 1973-76 2006-08 1967-70

MOST CONSECUTIVE ATTEMPTS

Game 1. 9

Jeremy Jefferson

2007 at Nicholls State

LONGEST RUSH

Game 1. 93 2. 91 3. 90 90 5. 89 6. 88 7. 86 86

Ronnie Powell Tony Taylor Joe Delaney Roland Miques Joe Delaney Willard Rachal Searle Walter Steve Murphy

1997 1999 1978 1940 1979 1955 1954 1968

vs. Jacksonville State vs. Stephen F. Austin vs. Nicholls State vs. Louisiana Tech vs. Northeast La. vs. Southeastern La. vs. SE Oklahoma vs. Northeast La.

TOUCHDOWNS

Game 1. 4 4 4 Season 1. 16 Career 1. 34

Joe Delaney Sidney Thornton Mario Cage

1978 vs. Nicholls 1976 vs. SFA 1974 vs. Southeastern La

Tony Taylor

1999

Derrick Johnese

2002-05

100-YARD GAMES

RUSHING Game 1. 41 Season 1. 302 2. 263 3. 246 4 230 5. 221 6. 219 7. 218 8. 216 9. 207 10. 204 Career 1. 724 2. 653

3. 640 4. 615 5. 573 6. 551 7. 543 8. 543 9. 505 10. 491

FOOTBALL

Joe Delaney

1980 vs. Nicholls (234 yards)

Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Byron Lawrence Clarence Matthews Joe Delaney Derrick Johnese Mario Cage Mario Cage Byron Lawrence John Stephens

2000 1999 2007 1995 1980 2002 1973 1974 2008 1986

Tony Taylor John Stephens

1998-00 1984-87

Season 1. 8 Tony Taylor 8 Clarence Mattews Career 1. 20 Tony Taylor Consecutive 1. 5 Tony Taylor 5 Ronnie Powell

1999 1995 1998-00

RB Byron Lawrence (2006-08) RB Sidney Thornton (1973-76)

1998-00 1997-98

AVERAGE PER ATTEMPT

Game 1. 54.8 Season 1. 10.9 Career 1. 9.2

Art Lancaster

1949 vs. Southern Miss (164, 3 att)

James Aymond

1964 361 yards, 33 attempts

James Aymond

1962-65 744 yards, 81 attempts

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DEMON PASSING

ATTEMPTS

Game 1. 53 Season 1. 382 2. 330 3. 296 4. 289 5. 270 6. 266 7. 261 8. 258 9. 248 10. 245 11. 240 Career 1. 6,178 2. 5,510 3. 5,337 4. 4,753 5. 4,376 6. 4,283 7. 4,208 8. 4,085 9. 3,764 10. 3,599

Brad Henderson 2012 Zach Adkins Brad Henderson Craig Nall Brad Henderson Kevin Magee Scott Stoker Don Guidry Paul Harris Ben Beach Butch Ballard Davon Vinson

at Nevada

2013 2012 2001 2011 2002 1989 1968 2010 2000 1974 2003

Brad Laird 1991-95 Scott Stoker 1986-89 Davon Vinson 2003-05 Don Guidry 1965-68 Brad Brown 1989-92 Warren Patterson 1995-98 Wayne Van 1982-85 Bobby Hebert 1979-82 Tony Taylor 1998-00 Paul Harris 2009-11

COMPLETIONS

Game 1. 29 Season 1. 248 2. 189 3. 178 4. 166 5. 146 6. 143 143 8. 140 9. 133 10. 130 11. 121 Career 1. 438 2. 367 367 4. 307 5. 279 6. 268 7. 267 8. 258 9. 248 10. 232

John Hundley

2008

vs.SFA

Zach Adkins Brad Henderson Brad Henderson Craig Nall Paul Harris Kevin Magee Scott Stoker Butch Ballard Brad Laird Brad Laird Davon Vinson

2013 2012 2011 2001 2010 2002 1989 1974 1993 1995 2003

Brad Laird Scott Stoker Brad Henderson Davon Vinson Don Guidry Wayne Van Bobby Hebert Butch Ballard Zach Adkins Kenny Philibert

1991-95 1986-89 2009-12 2003-05 1965-68 1982-85 1979-82 1973-76 2013 1976-79

7. 1,853 8. 1,828 9. 1,825 10. 1,821 11. 1,726 12. 1,712 Career 1. 6,037 2. 5,228 3. 3,975 4. 3,967 5. 3,903 6. 3,851 7. 3,798 8. 3,798 9. 3,727 10. 2,890

Brad Henderson Bobby Hebert Scott Stoker Paul Harris Brad Laird Don Guidry

FOOTBALL 2011 1980 1989 2010 1993 1968

Brad Laird 1991-95 Scott Stoker 1986-89 Davon Vinson 2003-05 Wayne Van 1982-85 Don Guidry 1965-68 Warren Patterson 1995-98 Bobby Hebert 1979-82 Butch Ballard 1973-76 Brad Henderson 2011-12 Kenny Philibert 1976-79

TOUCHDOWNS

Game 1. 4 4 4 4 4 4 Season 1. 21 Career 1. 38

Paul Harris 2011 Warren Patterson 1998 Brad Spangler 1998 Bobby Hebert 1980 Kenny Philibert 1977 Dale Hoffpauir 1958 Zack Adkins

2013

Don Guidry

1965-68

vs. Southeastern La. vs. Henderson State vs. Illinois State vs. Texas-Arlington vs. Texas-Arlington vs. Southeastern La.

INTERCEPTIONS

Game 1. 6 Season 1. 23 Career 1. 41

Scott Stoker

1989

M.D. Ray

1951

Wayne Van

1982-85

vs. Sam Houston (32 att.)

CONSECUTIVE COMPLETIONS

Game 1. 13 2. 11 Season 1. 13 2. 11 11

Brad Henderson 2011 Paul Harris 2010

Delta State Southeastern La

Brad Henderson 2011 Paul Harris 2010 Davon Vinson 2003

Delta State Southeastern La Texas State 9, Nicholls

CONSECUTIVE COMPLETIONS, START GAME

Game 1. 13

Brad Henderson 2011

Delta State

LONGEST PASS

Game 1. 99 Scott Stoker to Victor Robinson 1989 Northeast La. 2. 98 Bobby Hebert to Randy Liles 1980 Southeastern La.

Bobby Hebert Brad Henderson Craig Nall Brad Spangler Bobby Hebert Craig Nall Eric Barkley Craig Nall Stan Powell Zach Adkins

1980 2012 2001 1998 1982 2001 1981 2001 1981 2013

Zach Adkins Scott Stoker Craig Nall Kevin Magee Brad Laird Brad Henderson

2013 1988 2001 2002 1995 2012

Eric Barkley to Victor Oatis Davon Vinson to Toby Zeigler Mike Pool to Al Phillips Ben Beach to T.J. Sutherland Mike Crow to John Stephens Eric Barkley to James Walker Johnnie Emmons to JamesBeck Rusty Slack to Floyd Turner Brad Laird to James Brock

1981 2005 1969 2000 1986 1980 1980 1987 1993

Angelo State ULM SFA Gardner-Webb McNeese State Northeast La. La Tech Arkansas State Sam Houston

RECEIVING

RECEPTIONS

Game 1. 13 13 3. 12 4. 11 5. 10 10 7. 9 9 9 9 Season 1. 54 2. 52 3. 50 4. 48 5. 46 6 43 5. 42 42 42 8. 39 9. 38 9. 37 37 37 Career 1. 126 2. 114 3. 109 4. 105 5. 103 6. 100 7. 99 8. 95 95 10. 92 11. 91 12. 90 13. 86

Nathan Black Jerry Wheeler Darius Duffy Dudley Guice Mike Almond Freddie Harrison Darius Duffy Darius Duffy Bernard Green Jared Johnson

2001 1982 2009 2008 1978 2002 2009 2009 2000 1994

vs. Montana (222 yds) vs.Northeast La (216 yds) vs. SLU (147 yds) vs. SFA (190 yds) vs. Louisville (145 yds) vs. Georgia (81 yds) vs. SFA (36 yds) vs. North Dakota (77 yds) vs. Texas State (125 yds) vs. Texas State (109 yds)

Darius Duffy Nathan Black Bernard Green Bradley Brown Ed Eagan Shakier Ryan Derrick Doyle Victor Oatis Jerry Wheeler Justin Aldredge Louis Hollier Chris Pritchett Al Edwards Floyd Turner

2009 2001 2001 2010 2013 2013 2004 1982 1982 2011 2014 1999 1989 1988

Derrick Doyle Louis Hollier Nathan Black Floyd Turner Toby Zeigler Al Edwards Pat Palmer Jerry Wheeler Mike Almond Bernard Green Victor Oatis Chris Pritchett Justin Aldredge

2003-06 2010-14 1998-01 1985-88 2002-05 1986-89 1994-97 1980-83 1975-80 1998-01 1980-82 1996-99 2007-11

Nathan Black Pat Palmer Jerry Wheeler Victor Oatis Chris Pritchett Dudley Guice

2001 1997 1982 1982 1998 2008

YARDS

vs.Texas-Arlington (18 of 30) at Nevada (28 of 53) vs.Southern (21of 36) vs.Illinois State (12 of 17) vs. Northeast La. (27 of 41) vs. Montana (24 of 46) vs. East Texas State (20 of 39) vs. Jacksonville St. (17 of 23) vs. Northeast La. (22 of 37) vs. Stephen F. Austin (26-33)

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Game 1. 222 2. 216 216 4. 198 5. 192 6. 190

YARDS

Game 1. 364 2. 357 3. 346 4. 344 5. 341 6. 339 7. 339 8. 338 9. 336 10. 333 Season 1. 2,726 2. 2,393 3. 2,361 4. 1,949 5. 1,895 6. 1,874

3. 4. 5. 6.

QB Brad Laird (1991-95) FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

vs. Montana (13 rec) vs. SFA (7 rec.) vs.Northeast La (13 rec) vs. Nicholls (8 rec) vs. Illinois State (6 rec) vs. SFA (11 rec)

TB Derrick Johnese (2002-04)

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DEMON 7. 187 8. 178 9 173 10. 165 165 Season 1. 944 2. 829 3. 823 4. 715 5. 701 6. 687 7. 680 8. 674 9. 657 657 Career 1. 2,223 2. 2,091 3. 1,810 4. 1,744 5. 1,665 6. 1,612 7. 1,574 8. 1,562 9. 1,538 10. 1,484 11. 1,448 12. 1,353

Dick Reding Waymond Waters Pat Palmer Pat Palmer Louis Hollier

1966 1976 1995 1996 2013

Nathan Black Pat Palmer Victor Oatis T.J. Sutherland Jerry Wheeler Victor Oatis Floyd Turner Nathan Black Pat Palmer Randy Liles

2001 1996 1982 2000 1982 1981 1988 1999 1997 1980

Pat Palmer Victor Oatis Floyd Turner Derrick Doyle Toby Zeigler Al Edwards Jerry Wheeler Mike Almond Waymond Waters Al Phillips Louis Hollier Dick Reding

1994-97 1980-82 1985-88 2003-06 2002-05 1986-89 1980-83 1975-78 1975-78 1967-70 2010-13 1963-66

vs. Southeastern La (6 rec) vs. Arkansas St. (5 rec) vs McNeese (6 rec) vs. Sam Houston (5 rec) vs. Stephen F. Austin (7)

7. 194 8. 188 9. 182 10. 169

Tommy Hebert Joe Delaney Charlie Tolar Dale Quickel

FOOTBALL PAT MADE

2002-04 1977-80 1956-58 1978-82

Game 1. 12 Tommy Hebert Season 1. 40 Tommy Hebert Career 1. 131 Tommy Hebert

TOUCHDOWNS SCORED

Season 1. 24 2. 19 19 Career 1. 46

Zack Adkins Don Guidry Brad Henderson

2013 1968 2012

Don Guidry

1965-68

Bobby Hebert

1980

Zach Adkins Don Guidry Brad Henderson

2013 1968 2012

Don Guidry

1965-68

Chris Pritchett Chris Pritchett Mark Duper Al Phillips Johnnie Emmons

1998 1997 1981 1968 1951

Al Phillips

1968

Victor Oatis

1980-82

Career 1. 53* 2. 52 3. 51 51 5. 50 50 6. 49 49 49

vs. Illinois State vs. Texas State vs. Northeast La vs. La Tech vs. McNeese

MOST POINTS SCORED

67

2003 2000

vs. SLU vs. Gardner-Webb

Robert Weeks

2008

36 PAT, 14 FG

Robert Weeks

2002-04 97 PAT, 42 FG

John Shaugnessy 2011 Robert Weeks 2007-08

Keith Hodnett

1985-88

Keith Hodnett 1988 Benny Brouillette 1984 Keith Hodnett 1986 Leo Clement 1980 John Shaughnessy 2010 Keith Hodnett 1988 Dennis Pendergraft 1977 Greg Mueller 1995 Josh Storrs 2003

Idaho Nicholls State SFA Abilene Christian Texas State North Texas Lamar E. Texas State Northern Iowa

PUNTING

MOST PUNTS

K Robert Weeks (2005-08)

KICKING

vs. Nicholls vs. Stephen F. Austin vs. SLU

Tony Taylor 1999 Derrick Johnese 2002 Jeremy Lofton 2001 Charlie Tolar 1958 Robert Weeks 2008 Clarence Matthews 1995 Chris Moore 2013 Joe Delaney 1980 Tommy Hebert 2002 Keith Hodnett 1988 Sidney Thornton 1976

Game 1. 5 5 Season 1. 24 Career 1. 58 58 58

Robert Weeks Chris Hamler

2006 1989

Robert Weeks

2006

Game 1. 11 11 Season 1. 74 74 Career 1. 276

Dennis Pendergraft 1978 Wayne Walker 1965 Mike Crow Chris Stegall

1984 2002

Mike Crow

1983-86

vs. Arkansas State vs. Northeast La.

PUNT YARDAGE

FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED

2005-08 2009-12 2002-04 1985-88 2002-05 1998-00

Tommy Hebert Clint Sanford

LONGEST FIELD GOAL

SCORING

Robert Weeks John Shaughnessy Derrick Johnese Keith Hodnett Shelton Sampson Tony Taylor

2002-04

CONSECUTIVE PAT

Career 1. 51

Game 1. 71.0 John Tappin 1990 vs. N. Texas (142 yd, 13 rec) Season 1. 26.8 Waymond Waters 1975 483 yards, 18 catches Career 1. 23.0 Victor Oatis 1980-82 2,091 yards, 91 catches

Joe Delaney 1978 Sidney Thornton 1976 Mario Cage 1974

Game 1. 15 15 Season 1. 78 Career 1. 223 Career 1. 12 2. 10

YARDS PER RECEPTION

Game 1. 24 24 24 Season 1. 96 2. 90 90 4. 79 5. 78 78 7. 75 8. 74 9. 73 10. 72 72 Career 1. 223 2. 213 3. 212 4. 199 5. 198 198

2004

CONSECUTIVE FIELD GOALS

TOUCHDOWNS

Game 1. 3 3 3 3 3 Season 1. 10 Career 1. 18

vs. SLU

TOTAL POINTS

MOST POINTS RESPONSIBLE FOR

Game 1. 32 Season 1. 144 1. 114 114 Career 1. 276

2003

vs. Kansas vs. SFA

Game 1. 472 Bradley Russo Season 1. 2,929 Mike Crow Career 1. 11,028 Mike Crow

2010

vs. Samford

1985 1983-86

Robert Weeks 2005-08 Keith Hodnett 1985-88 John Shaughnessy 2009-12

FIELD GOALS MADE

Game 1. 4 Robert Weeks Season 1. 18 Robert Weeks Career 1. 42 Robert Weeks

2006

vs. Kansas

2006 2005-08

PAT ATTEMPTED

Game 1. 12 Tommy Hebert Season 1. 42 Thomas LaToof Career 1. 137 Tommy Hebert

2003

vs. SLU

1998 2002-04 P Bradley Russo (2007-10)

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DEMON KICKOFF RETURNS

AVERAGE PUNT

Game 1. 50.4 Randy Walker Season 1. 42.6 Wayne Walker Career 1. 40.3 Leo Clement

1973

vs. McNeese

1965 1980-82

LONGEST PUNT

Game 1. 78 2. 77 3. 75 4. 72 72 6. 71* 7. 70 70 9. 69 10. 68 68

Leo Clement 1982 Marshall Burton 2005 Barry Rubin 1979 Marshall Burton 2007 Theophile Scott 1941 Shawn Grigsby 1998 Mark Holmes 2000 Roland Miques 1940 Dennis Pendergraft 1975 Mark Holmes 2000 Randy Walker 1972

Alcorn State ULM SFA Nicholls Ouachita Appalachain State McNeese Southern Miss Louisiana Tech Troy State Delta State

PUNT RETURNS

MOST RETURNS

Game 1. 8 Nathan Black Season 1. 37 Roy Fontenot Career 1. 109 Toby Zeigler

FOOTBALL

1999

1. 31

MOST RETURNS

Game 1. 9 James Brock Season 1. 34 Ed Eagan Career 1. 88 Phillip Harvey

1993

vs. SFA

2013 2009-12

James Brock Vic Nyvall

1992 1969

Ed Eagan

2013

Phillip Harvey

vs. SFA vs. SFA

2009-12

Kenny Thompson Donald Johnson Theophile Scott Justin Perry

1961 1970 1941 2008

Game 1. 128 Michael Richardson 1983 vs. Southeastern La. Season 1. 232 Jermaine Jones 1998 Career 1. 494 Al Dodd 1963-66 Game 1. 97 2. 95 3. 94

Michael Richardson 1983 Jermaine Jones 1998 Steve Compton 1989

vs. Southeastern La. vs. Southern vs. N. Texas

PASS BREAKUPS

LONGEST KICKOFF RETURN

Game 1. 100 2. 98 3. 96 4. 95

1963-66

LONGEST INTERCEPTION RETURN

KICKOFF RETURN YARDAGE

Game 1. 193 193 Season 1. 798 Career 1. 2,084

Al Dodd

INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDS

ULL Jacksonville St. Centenary SE Oklahoma

Season 1. 21 Jermaine Jones Career 1. 44 Jermaine Jones 44 Terrence McGee

1998 1995-98 1999-00

FUMBLE RECOVERY RETURN

Game 1. 76

Mace Morris

1966

vs. Tennessee-Martin

vs.Southern

1984 2002-05

PUNT RETURN YARDAGE

Game 1. 165 Toby Zeigler Season 1. 427 Terrance McGee Career 1. 1,361 Mike Crow

2002

vs. SW OK

2000 1983-86

LONGEST PUNT RETURN

Game 1. 95 2. 90 3. 89 4. 86 5. 81 6. 75 75

Al Dodd Terrence McGee Darius Adams Terrence McGee Vic Nyvall Terrence McGee James McNew

1966 2000 1992 2000 1967 2000 1953

Tennessee-Martin Southern Troy State Troy State Louisiana College ULL Southeastern La.

PUNT RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN

Season 1. 3 Terrence McGee

2000

Jerry Fowler

1959

S/HS/E Al Dodd (1963-66)

DEFENSE

TACKLES

PUNT BLOCK RETURN

Game 1. 55

CB Jermaine Jones (1995-98)

vs. Southeastern La.

Game 1. 33 27 Season 1. 176 Career 1. 521

Gordon Boogaerts 1973 Milton Constranstich 1989 Andre Carron

1991

Andre Carron

1988-91

Ahmad Willis Greg Necaise

2001 1990

Greg Necaise

1990

Greg Necaise

1989-90

vs. Louisiana Tech vs.Sam Houston

SACKS

Game 1. 4.5 4.5 Season 1. 15.5 Career 1. 28.5

vs. SFA vs. N. Texas

INTERCEPTIONS

CB/KR Terrence McGee (1999-02)

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Game 1. 5 Season 1. 9 9 9 Career

Michael Robinson 1983 Al Dodd Al Dodd Al Dodd

vs. Southeastern La.

1966 1965 1963

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FOOTBALL

Team Records and Superlatives CATEGORY

GAME

Most Points Most Touchdowns Most PAT’s Kicking Most Two-point Conv. Most Field Goals Most Safeties

87 vs. Southeastern La. - Oct. 11, 2003 12 vs. Southeastern La. - Oct. 11, 2003 12 vs. Southeastern La. - Oct. 11, 2003 2 at Stephen F. Austin - Nov. 20, 2004 (1 run, 1 rec.) 4 at Baylor - Sept. 9, 2006 1 vs. several

Most Rushes Most Net Yards Gained Most Touchdowns

84 vs. Southwestern Louisiana - Nov. 15, 1969 (308 yards) 539 vs. North Alabama - Sept. 12, 1970 (78 attempts) 8 vs. Livingston - Nov. 15, 1958

Most Attempts Most Completions Highest Comp. % Most Yards Passing Most Touchdown Passes Most Interceptions

53 at Nevada - Sept. 15, 2012 (completed 28) 399 in 1982 (completed 203) 30 at Stephen F. Austin - Nov. 22, 2008 (attempted 47) 255 in 2013 (attempted 396) 90% vs. Southwestern Louisiana - Nov. 19, 1966 (completed 20-of-22) 64.4% in 2013 (255-396) 368 at Stephen F. Austin - Nov. 22, 2008 2,833 in 1982 5 vs. Angelo State - Sept. 12, 1981 23 in 1981 6 vs. Alcorn State - Oct. 15, 1983 29 in 1999 6 vs. Texas Arlington - Nov. 4, 1978 6 vs. Sam Houston State - Oct. 26, 1989 6 vs. Southern - Sept. 4, 1999 6 vs. Sam Houston State - Nov. 13, 1999

Total Plays Most Net Offense

97 vs. Southwestern Louisiana - Nov. 15, 1969 (84 rush, 13 pass) 621 vs. Illinois State - Nov. 28, 1998

Total By Rushing By Passing By Penalty

33 vs. Northeast Louisiana - Nov. 21, 1981 28 vs. North Alabama - Sept. 12, 1970 19 vs. Northeast Louisiana - Nov. 21, 1981 6 vs. East Texas State - Sept. 22, 1990

Most Punts

11 vs. SFA- Nov. 19, 2011; vs. Samford - Sept. 11, 2010; at SFA, Nov. 20, 2010; 81 in 1978 at Montana - Nov. 27, 2004; vs. Northeast Louisiana - Oct. 2, 1965

Most Penalties Most Yards Penalized Fewest Penalties Fewest Yards Penalized

21 vs. Ouachita Baptist - Oct. 17, 1964 130 in 2004 263 vs. Ouachita Baptist - Oct. 17, 1964 1,167 in 2004 1 vs. Northeast Louisiana - Sept. 30, 1972 44 in 1963 1 vs. North Alabama - Sept. 13, 1969 1 vs. McNeese State - Nov. 8, 1969 5 vs. North Alabama - Sept. 13, 1969 456 in 1963 5 vs. McNeese State - Nov. 8, 1969

Most Fumbles Most Fumbles Lost Most Fumbles Recovered

10 vs. Southeastern Louisiana - Oct. 13, 1953 6 vs. Boise State - Nov. 15, 1986 7 vs. Southwest Texas - Nov. 2, 1985

Fewest Yards Allowed Fewest Net Rushing Yards Fewest Net Passing Yards Fewest First Downs Allowed Most Interceptions Most Quarterback Sacks Fewest Points Allowed

Minus 9 vs. Texas Southern (14 passing, -23 rushing) - Sept. 18, 2004 (-25) vs. Stephen F. Austin - Nov. 23, 1996 1 vs. Southeastern Louisiana - Nov. 17, 1973 1 vs Oklahoma Panhandle - Oct. 4, 2003 7 vs. Southwestern Louisiana - Nov. 12, 1973 12 vs. Stephen F. Austin - Nov. 23, 1996 0 vs. many teams (most recently vs. Langston, Sept. 28, 2013)

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SEASON

Scoring

Rushing

401 in 2004 53 in 2004 47 in 2004 3 in 2004, 1986, 1985 18 in 2006 3 in 2004

602 in 1970 (2,099 yards) 2,981 in 2004 (549 attempts) 34 in 2004

Passing

Total Offense

First Down

855 in 2013 (459 rush, 396 pass) 4,680 in 2013

257 in 2013 147 in 2004, 1970 120 in 1982 31 in 2013

Punting

Penalties

Fumbles

Total Defense

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48 in 1973 28 in 1978 25 in 1976

1,600 in 1948 674 in 1948 387 in 1957 81 in 1948 28 in 1950 43 in 2002, 1998 36 in 1934

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DEMON MISCELLANEOUS TEAM RECORDS

LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY 64 points vs. Livingston (Nov. 15, 1958; won 64-0) MOST POINTS BY BOTH TEAMS 114 vs. Southeastern La. (Oct. 11, 2003; won 87-27) FEWEST POINTS BY BOTH TEAMS 0 on 15 different occasions LARGEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT 78 points vs. LSU (Oct. 8, 1921; lost 78-0) MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS: 15, Nov. 9, 1965 - Oct. 27, 1967 MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITHOUT A LOSS 16, (Sept. 16, 1939 - Oct. 25, 1940) MOST CONSECUTIVE LOSSES: 13, Sept. 5, 2009- Sept. 18, 2010 MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES SCORED 96, Sept. 28, 1963 - Oct. 6, 1973 MOST CONSECUTIVE SHUTOUTS 3, Oct. 13, 1934 - Oct. 26, 1934 MOST WINS IN A SEASON 11, twice, 1939 and 1998 BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE 1.000, twice, 1939 and 1966 MOST LOSSES IN A SEASON 11, 2009 CONSECUTIVE GAMES SCORING 24 OR MORE 12, 1987-88 MOST TACKLES IN A SEASON 1,329 in 1996 MOST SACKS IN A SEASON 43 in 1998, 2002 MOST FORCED TURNOVERS IN A SEASON 44 in 1991 MOST SAFETIES IN A SEASON 3 in 2004

NCAA FCS RECORDS

FOOTBALL

Miscellaneous Records

BEST PUNT RETURN AVERAGE, CAREER 17.6 by Terrence McGee, 1999-2002 MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS 15, Nov. 9, 1965 - Oct. 27, 1967

MOST INTERCEPTIONS IN A GAME 5, Michael Ray Richardson vs. SLU, Nov. 12, 1983 (Shared with Karl Johnson of Jackson State and Mark Cordes of Eastern Washington) LONGEST PASS PLAY 99 yards, Scott Stoker to Victor Robinson, Oct. 21, 1989 vs. Northeast La. (Shared with eight others)

LAST TIME IT HAPPENED

PUNT RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Ed Eagan, 50 yds., vs. Langston, 9/28/2013 Opponent: Kevin Johnson, Lamar, 52 yards , 11/9/2013 KICKOFF RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Ed Eagan, 82 yds., vs. Sam Houston, 11/10/2012 Opponent: Xavier Roberson, Southeastern La., 92 yds, 10/19/2013 INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Imoan Claiborne, 48 yds., vs. Stephen F. Austin, 11/23/2013 Opponent: Tyrus McGlothen, Lamar, 65 yards, 11/9/2013 BLOCKED PUNT RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Kedon Franklin, 0 yds. off blocked punt, at Texas State, 10/23/2010 Opponent: Jereon McGilvery, McNeese State, 20 yards, 11/16/2013 FUMBLE RECOVERY FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Fred Thomas, 0 yds., v. SFA, 11/17/2012 Opponent: Iziah Perry (SFA), 0 yards, 11/17/2012 FUMBLE RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN: NSU: Lamont Simmons, 24 yds. vs. SLU, 10/15/2011 Opponent: James Washington (Lamar), 62 yards, 10/6/2012 SAFETY RECORDED: NSU: Ray Martin vs. Texas State, 10/28/2006 Opponent: Kevin Harmon, Southeastern La., 10/19/2013 BLOCKED A KICK: NSU: Jamaal White vs. Nicholls State, 10/27/2012 (PAT) Opponent: De’Andre Loche, Sam Houston State, 10/26/13 (FG, 2x)

SAFETIES, GAME 2 vs. Texas Southern, Sept. 18, 2004 (Shared with several teams - last time Aug. 30, 2003 by Western Kentucky)

BLOCKED A PUNT: NSU Jahvez Barnes,vs.Langston,9/28/2013 Opponent: Deltoine Scott (McNeese State) 11/16/2013

INTERCEPTION RETURNS FOR TDS, GAME 4 vs. Southeastern La., 2003

AT LEAST 25 FIRST DOWNS IN A GAME: NSU: 30 vs. Southern, 9/7/2013 Opponent: 27 by McNeese State, 11/16/2013

BEST PUNT RETURN AVERAGE, SEASON 23.7 by Terrence McGee, 2000

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100 YARD RUSHING GAME: NSU: 102, Daniel Taylor at Nicholls, 10/12/2013 Opponent: 135, Marcus Wiltz and 115, Kelvin Bennett, McNeese State, 11/16/2013 200 YARD RUSHING GAME: NSU: Byron Lawrence vs. SFA (252 yards, 24 attempts), 11/17/2007 Opponent: Stefphon Jefferson,Nevada (247 yards on 27 carries), 9/15/2012 300-YARD PASSING GAME: NSU: 331 (22-34), Zach Adkins vs. Southern, 9/7/2013 Opponent: 315, by Brady Attaway, 11/23/13 400-YARD PASSING GAME: NSU: None Opponent: 489 by Jeremy Moses (SFA), 11/29/2010 100-YARD RECEIVING GAME: NSU: 106 by Louis Hollier vs. McNeese State, 11/16/2013 Opponent: 119, Trey Diller Sam Houston, 11/10/2010 200-YARD RECEIVING GAME: NSU: 222 (13 rec.), Nathan Black at Montana, 12/1/2001 Opponent: 212 by J.J. Hayes (Lamar), 10/8/2011 60+ YARD PUNT: NSU: 66 by Andy Wickman at McNeese, 11/16/2013 Opponent: 67 by Jean Breaux (McNeese State), 9/29/2012 3+ TD’S SCORED IN A GAME (RUSH, PASS, RECEIVING): NSU: 3, Zach Adkins (3 pass) vs Langston, 9/28/2013 Opponent: 3, Marcus Washington (3 rush) Nicholls, 10/12/2013 4+ TD’S SCORED IN A GAME (RUSH, PASS, RECEIVING): NSU: 4, Zach Adkins (3 passing, 1 rushing) vs. UCA, 11/2/2013 Opponent: 4, Brian Bell (1 rush, 3 pass) at Sam Houston St., 10/26/2013 SHUTOUT AT TURPIN STADIUM: NSU: vs. Langston, 37-0, 9/28/2013 Opponent: by SFA, 33-0, 11/19/2011 SHUTOUT ON THE ROAD: NSU: at Nicholls, 34-0, 9/24/2011 Opponent: by Nicholls, 58-0, 10/6/2007 SHUTOUT D-I OPPONENT: NSU: at Nicholls,34-0,9/24/2011 Opponent: by SFA, 33-0, 11/19/2011 30 POINT MARGIN OF VICTORY: NSU: 37 over Langston (37-0), 9/28/2013 Opponent: 34, Sam Houston State (44-10), 10/26/2013 ONSIDE KICK RECOVERY: NSU: Tuff McClain vs. Central Arkansas, 11/2/2013 Opponent: N/A COMPLETED 10 CONSECUTIVE PASSES: NSU: 13, Brad Henderson vs. Delta State, 9/1/2011 (School Record) Opponent: N/A

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SCORING

YARDS

POINTS

24 18

Lex Hilliard, Montana (11/27/04) DaVon Fowlkes, Appalachian State (9/25/04) Wynri Smothers Central Arkansas (11/03/12) B.J. Green-Ellis, Ole Miss (11/3/07) Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State (10/20/07) Mewelde Moore, Tulane (6/3/09) Luther Turner, Sam Houston (10/31/87) Mike Wooten, Northeast Louisiana (10/5/85) Kelvin Simmons, Troy State (9/12/92) Devin West, Missouri (10/3/98) Sam Zanders, Illinois State (11/28/98) KaRon Coleman, Stephen F. Austin (11/20/99) Cody Fajardo, Nevada (9/15/12) Lex Hilliard, Montana (11/27/04) Wynri Smothers, Central Arkansas (11/03/12) Derrick Fourroux, McNeese State (11/15/08) B.J. Green-Ellis, Ole Miss (11/3/07) Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State (10/20/07) Mewelde Moore, Tulane (9/6/03) Luther Turner, Sam Houston (10/31/87) Mike Wooten, Northeast Louisiana (10/5/85) Kelvin Simmons, Troy State (9/12/92) Devin West, Missouri (10/3/98) Sam Zanders, Illinois State (11/28/98) KaRon Coleman, Stephen F. Austin (11/20/99) Cody Fajardo, Nevada (9/15/12)

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YARDS 255 247 240 234

Webb Farrish, Southern Mississippi (11/3/51)

Blake Bercegeay, McNeese State (11/11/06) George Benyola, Louisiana Tech (10/26/85) John Roveto, Southwestern Louisiana (11/11/78)

37 29 28 27

Blake Bercegeay, McNeese State (11/11/06)

Ryan Rossner, Stephen F. Austin (11/20/04) Billy Hayes, Sam Houston (10/31/87)

YARDS

Lewis Tillman, Jackson State (11/12/88) Mate Fairconnetue, Delta State (11/22/73) Marcel Shipp, Massachusetts (12/12/98) Larry Schrieber, Tennessee Tech (9/20/69) S. Jefferson, Nevada (9/12/12) Willie High, Eastern Illinois (11/6/93) Pete Connetue, Delta State (11/22/73)

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Chris Jones, Louisiana (10/5/85) Kenny Johnson, Portland State (11/1/80) Nelson Schexnayder, Southwestern La. (11/13/71) Rashaun Wood, Oklahoma State (9/27/01)

5 4

INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDAGE

142 Karlton Washington, Louisiana-Monroe (9/25/99) 114 Ladarius Webb, Nicholls State (10/6/07) 114 Kareem Moore, Nicholls State (10/6/07)

PUNTING

11

Braddy Attaway, Stephen F. Austin (11/17/12) J.P. Losman, Tulane (9/6/03) Doug Hudson, Nicholls State (11/8/86) Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State (10/25/08) Troy Williams, Southern (9/2/00) Bob Bounds, East Texas State (9/22/90) Jeremy Moses, Stephen F. Austin (11/22/08) Neil Lomax, Portland State (11/1/80) Ryan Howard, Central Arkansas (11/02/13)

Zach Bussey, Delaware State (9/13/03) Leo Araguz, SFA (11/17/90) Scott Poole, SW Oklahoma (10/19/02)

YARDS

468 Zach Bussey, Delaware State (9/13/03)

HIGHEST AVERAGE

63.5 Patrick Dolan, Nicholls State (10/6/07)

LONGEST PUNTS

Braddy Attaway, Stephen F. Austin (11/17/12) J.P. Losman, Tulane (9/6/03) Brady Attaway, Stephen F. Austin (11/23/14) Troy Williams, Southern (9/2/00) Raymond Philyaw, Northeast La. (10/9/96)

88 85 80 79

Wayne Kingrey, Southwestern Louisiana (11/20/48) Don Alonzo, Nicholls State (11/8/80) Ryan Gooch, Stephen F. Austin (11/17/07) Chad Stanley, SFA (11/23/96)

KICKOFF RETURNS

KICKOFF RETURNS

10

Bob Bounds, East Texas State (9/28/91) Richie Williams, Appalachian State (9/25/04) J.P. Losman, Tulane (9/6/03) David Reaves, Appalachian State (12/5/98) Nathan Brown, Central Arkansas (11/8/08) David Greene, Georgia (9/21/03) Graham Harrell, Texas Tech (9/29/07)

Keylam Davis, Southeastern La. (10/11/03)

YARDS RETURNED

282 Keylam Davis, Southeastern La. (10/11/03) 178 Lardarius Webb, Nicholls State (10/11/08) 173 Jerome Hewitt, SE Oklahoma (9/27/08)

LONGEST KICKOFF RETURNS

TOUCHDOWNS

Savero Benoit, McNeese State (10/6/51) Bubba Phillips, Southern Mississippi (11/7/47)

RECEPTIONS

431 368 353 349 348 346 338

Jody Norman, Northeast Louisiana (10/4/80) Greg Wright, Texas-Arlington (11/4/78) Palmer Byrd, North Alabama (9/12/70) Karlton Washington, Louisiana-Monroe (9/25/99)

MOST PUNTS

COMPLETIONS

RECEIVING

12 11 10

Mark Carrier, Nicholls State (11/9/85) David Plaisance, Nicholls State (10/24/02)

ATTEMPTS

55 48 47 45 44 43 43

LONGEST

90 87

Steve Hanschen, Arkansas State (10/7/78)

PASSING

ATTEMPTS

3

LONGEST PUNT RETURNED

RUSHING

41 39 38

INTERCEPTIONS

182 Arlen Blackwell, Southeastern Louisiana (10/15/49) 90 80

Brett Hicks to Brandon Perry, Sam Houston State (10/7/06) Richie Williams to DaVon Fowlkes, Appalachian State (9/25/04) Tim Bailey to Dwight Walker, Nicholls State (11/8/80) Michael Williams to Tony Tompkins, SFA (11/20/04) Terry Bradshaw to Ken Liberto, Louisiana Tech (10/19/68)

MOST INTERCEPTIONS

YARDS RETURNED

LONGEST FIELD GOAL MADE

54

DaVon Fowlkes, Appalachian State (9/25/04) Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech (9/29/07) Tag Rome, Northeast Louisiana (11/20/82) David Seals, Delta State (11/22/73) Danny McKeown, Stephen F. Austin (9/20/69)

PUNT RETURNS

FIELD GOALS MADE

5

94 89 86 82 82

RETURNS

FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED

5

LONGEST PASS COMPLETIONS

Chris Jones, Northeast Louisiana (10/5/85) Brandon Perry, Sam Houston State (10/7/06) DaVon Fowlkes, Appalachian State (9/25/04) Michael Hayes, Southern (9/7/02) John Floyd, Northeast Louisiana (9/30/78) Ramses Barden, Cal Poly (9/20/08)

TOUCHDOWNS

PATS ATTEMPTED

11

214 198 191 186 182 176

4 3

TOUCHDOWNS

4 3

FOOTBALL

Graham Harrell, Texas Tech (9/29/07) Richie Williams, Appalachian State (9/25/04) Nathan Brown, Central Arkansas (11/8/08) Shawn Bell, Baylor (9/9/06) J.P. Losman, Tulane (9/6/03) Bobby Holmes, Southern Mississippi (10/29/49) John Friesz, Idaho, (12/3/88) Chandler Evans, East Texas State (9/24/94) David Greene, Georgia (9/21/02) Wynri Smothers, Central Arkansas (11/03/12) Kay Brendon, Cincinnati (9/14/13)

98 97 95 93

Willie Quinn, Southern (9/7/14) Keylam Davis, Southeastern La. (10/11/03) Andy Hopkins, Stephen F. Austin (9/16/73) R.F.Wilson, Northeast Louisiana (10/3/64)

PASSES INTERCEPTED

7

Charles Hebert, Southeastern Louisiana (11/12/83)

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DEMON Year 1st Down Rushes 1960 (3-6) 105 390 1961 (7-3) 133 446 1962 (7-2-1) 144 439 1963 (4-6) 147 422 1964 (4-5) 369 1965 (5-4) 132 371 1966 (9-0) 162 408 1967 (6-3) 169 471 1968 (5-4) 186 437 1969 (7-2) 179 586 1970 (7-3) 194 602 1971 (6-2-1) 124 518 1972 (8-2) 132 570 1973 (6-5) 148 548 1974 (1-10) 177 472 1975 (1-10) 146 401 1976 (5-5) 157 470 1977 (6-5) 171 484 1978 (5-6) 183 561 1979 (3-6) 141 371 1980 (8-3) 221 477 1981 (4-6) 211 363 1982 (7-4) 210 427 1983 (4-7) 157 441 1984 (7-4) 174 545 1985 (3-8) 161 478 1986 (5-5-1) 180 520 1987 (6-5) 178 499 1988 (10-3) 256 650 1989 (4-5-2) 191 482 1990 (5-6) 189 533 1991 (6-5) 161 493 1992 (7-4) 186 538 1993 (5-6) 195 492 1994 (5-6) 220 484 1995 (6-5) 213 510 1996 (6-5) 195 512 1997 (8-4) 181 514 1998 (11-3) 245 589 1999 (4-7) 205 435 2000 (6-5)* 205 442 2001 (8-4) 213 429 2002 (9-4) 242 573 2003 (6-6) 234 552 2004 (8-4) 241 549 2005 (5-5) 162 400 2006 (4-7) 195 439 2007 (4-7) 210 522 2008 (7-5) 228 521 2009 (0-11) 198 413 2010 (5-6) 186 369 2011 (5-6) 174 412 2012 (4-7) 181 390 2013 (6-6) 257 463

Year-by-Year NSU Statistics Plays Total Off. Punt Avg. Fum/Lost Pen/Los

Yards Att-Comp-Int Yards 1279 119-46-12 576 1662 158-67-11 925 2146 123-49-11 888 1795 156-58-13 964 1695 131-62-7 1054 1229 190-83-14 1203 1515 197-117-19 1627 2201 157-72-15 1024 1819 269-119-9 1751 2435 151-29-12 996 2909 121-53-11 795 1806 116-42-14 662 2179 74-33-2 504 1990 126-47-7 676 1197 263-147-14 1750 769 265-142-14 1886 1606 219-82-15 1241 1441 254-116-22 1701 1920 247-125-17 1565 1276 217-118-13 1302 2010 319-162-15 2621 1353 358-187-19 2811 871 399-203-21 2833 1107 304-138-20 1843 2096 217-96-16 1487 1650 256-116-18 1605 2063 226-103-8 1337 1788 213-116-15 1923 2652 308-168-10 2691 1987 278-146-7 1884 2498 198-82-12 1175 1642 226-109-15 1416 2445 199-102-10 1479 1962 246-137-14 1868 2173 247-135-19 1808 2316 221-131-6 1910 2690 204-94-12 1715 2079 206-100-14 1695 2653 275-140-12 2986 1838 332-141-29 2157 1866 302-138-13 1824 1510 354-197-6 2743 2367 335-176-13 2416 2618 308-151-8 1900 2981 276-142-13 1924 1742 236-123-13 1394 1664 326-170-11 1931 2329 257-137-17 1667 2072 323-177-8 2187 1644 363-201-12 2016 1168 375-204-19 2435 1187 187-310-8 1930 1286 189-345-7 1979 1882 251-392-9 2798

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509 604 562 578 500 561 605 628 707 737 727 634 644 674 725 688 689 738 798 588 796 721 826 745 762 734 746 712 957 760 731 721 737 738 731 731 716 720 864 767 744 783 908 860 825 636 765 779 844 776 744 722 735 855

1748 2586 3034 2759 2749 2432 3142 3225 3570 3431 3704 2468 2692 2666 2947 2655 2847 3142 3485 2578 4631 4164 3704 2950 3586 3255 3400 3711 5336 3871 3673 3058 3924 3830 3981 4226 4405 3774 5639 3995 3690 4253 4783 4518 4905 3136 3595 3996 4259 3660 3603 3117 3265 4680

35.5 22/8 37/358 33.8 22/15 55/640 35.6 25/11 65/696 36.8 28/21 44/456 37.6 42.6 27/15 64/363 39.8 26/17 57/633 36.1 18/6 73/711 37.0 25/12 68/606 36.5 17/9 62/570 37.6 20/11 69/662 36.9 28/16 53/535 41.1 42/17 52/471 41.6 48/21 69/655 39.0 45/26 60/523 36.7 36/17 76/647 38.6 25/17 78/832 41.0 30/20 81/756 35.2 40/28 90/856 38.8 14/8 56/640 40.1 2917 99-1014 36.8 20/9 97/930 39.5 23/9 118/1011 38.4 25/15 74/669 37.6 18/7 69/574 42.4 29/18 72/554 38.6 37/21 84/693 37.9 40/22 77/663 36.6 45/19 105/879 34.3 34/15 79/728 34.9 27-18 71/614 34.29 27-15 57-513 35.08 29-18 57/481 34.96 21/11 64/448 37.7 29/14 72/651 38.3 24/15 84/759 35.2 26/13 102/856 36.9 35/16 110/932 36.7 24/10 104/956 39.9 19/10 88/787 41.0 26/12 75/742 39.3 23/12 100/886 35.5 29/15 124/974 34.7 42/19 109/992 34.5 32/16 130/1167 38.4 21/12 111/866 38.2 21/14 104/794 40.2 31/12 109/839 36.4 24/10 101/836 35.8 26/16 106/865 40.9 18/9 102/972 38.2 27-14 86/835 37.7 23-13 99/930 36.3 14-5 92/765

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TDs 12 36 31 26 25 22 33 32 34 36 27 18 19 22 16 15 27 26 22 20 36 42 33 27 30 19 20 30 49 24 26 25 33 35 35 35 33 41 62 33 31 43 44 50 53 29 19 30 40 20 26 28 32 42

PAT 10 33 17 26 19 21 29 26 24 32 20 16 14 19 11 12 17 20 18 13 25 38 30 20 24 17 20 23 42 23 22 21 26 32 31 30 28 34 54 30 26 38 46 45 50 22 16 28 37 17 23 24 29 37

FG 0 0 1 0 4 6 3 2 2 6 6 7 13 6 3 2 3 6 2 3 7 10 9 8 9 8 9 9 14 10 8 5 9 6 7 9 5 3 11 5 14 7 9 13 8 5 18 8 14 7 5 14 14 13

TP 82 249 209 170 185 171 236 225 236 268 201 147 169 169 117 108 190 196 158 143 266 322 259 208 233 158 167 230 381 200 203 192 252 264 266 269 241 293 465 243 256 319 359 386 401 215 187 240 320 401 194 234 265 855

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DEMON Year 1st Down Rushes 1960 111 418 1961 136 440 1962 105 450 1963 140 450 1964 317 1965 142 442 1966 101 350 1967 133 354 1968 148 440 1969 137 393 1970 180 455 1971 137 395 1972 126 420 1973 164 522 1974 169 551 1975 207 643 1976 167 487 1977 166 589 1978 182 530 1979 179 507 1980 202 489 1981 219 438 1982 185 441 1983 188 536 1984 141 427 1985 209 532 1986 191 507 1987 173 505 1988 197 503 1989 202 451 1990 168 468 1991 166 453 1992 194 464 1993 214 474 1994 209 455 1995 188 429 1996 180 437 1997 148 360 1998 263 559 1999 205 442 2000 183 440 2001 199 458 2002 194 471 2003 174 441 2004 181 415 2005 240 409 2006 181 313 2007 175 369 2008 209 385 2009 222 371 2010 239 466 2011 218 377 2012 252 472 2013 256 481

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Year-by-Year Opponent Statistics Plays Total Off. Punt Avg. Fum/Lost Pen/Los

Yards Att-Comp-Int Yards 1442 110-56-11 585 1410 185-76-17 886 1255 117-45-11 547 1559 163-81-15 1105 1242 108-51-11 702 1503 162-77-6 1088 958 165-69-9 695 932 219-108-10 1238 1552 182-73-10 1068 1507 169-76-5 1384 1714 229-111-12 1583 1432 181-78-13 976 1323 198-89-14 1320 2053 188-82-21 1201 2223 187-82-18 1355 2803 152-75-8 1066 1681 200-83-17 1191 2178 189-73-13 1072 2512 154-66-10 1205 2120 171-82-9 1257 1929 257-129-13 1726 1579 331-164-16 2344 1288 307-157-17 2053 1798 253-1430-17 1433 1199 273-123-18 1438 2364 262-129-12 1828 1987 271-120-17 1598 1907 237-117-8 1470 2063 365-172-24 2280 1730 281-141-9 1804 1756 239-119-11 1737 1559 270-140-20 1559 1884 256-131-12 1659 2370 255-135-7 1944 1648 335-173-10 2126 1746 274-148-10 1935 1492 295-151-15 1790 1060 290-133-21 1811 1903 419-208-17 2858 1866 302-138-13 1824 1681 291-157-12 1931 1356 334-188-14 2191 1292 346-185-9 2304 1345 332-163-14 2103 1128 317-158-16 2168 1566 271-143-7 2017 1319 315-164-12 1974 1924 277-136-9 2125 1745 372-192-10 2754 1809 325-206-4 2834 1893 349-188-4 2511 1495 213-392-16 2775 2115 213-367-10 2360 1919 221-360-9 2745

528 625 567 613 425 604 505 564 622 562 648 576 618 710 738 800 687 778 684 678 746 796 749 789 700 794 778 742 868 732 708 731 720 729 790 703 732 650 978 744 731 792 817 773 732 680 628 646 757 696 815 769 839 841

2027 2296 1802 2664 1944 2641 1653 2170 2620 2891 3297 2408 2643 3254 3578 3879 2872 3250 3717 3377 3655 3923 3341 3131 2637 4192 3585 3377 3881 3534 3493 3118 3543 4314 3774 3681 3282 2871 4761 3690 3612 3547 3596 3448 3296 3583 3293 4049 4499 4643 4404 4270 4475 4664

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34.0 22/11 39-411 33.2 32/18 42/392 34.4 22/12 39/389 36.4 20/14 53/656 36.5 39.5 29/12 42/394 36.4 17/8 47/450 37.1 21/12 39/405 38.0 24/14 76/539 39.4 26/15 49/455 36.9 17/10 44/387 38.8 24/9 58/605 36.4 35/17 49/490 36.5 31/19 93-883 38.3 32/16 96/994 38.6 40/20 78-786 36.1 45/25 68/689 39.4 41/20 80/837 36.6 49/22 53/525 37.3 41/18 46/527 36.9 39/20 65/556 36.8 38/21 75/726 37.1 26/18 88/913 36.7 32/22 93/839 39.3 39/17 73/546 38.6 35/22 65/567 38.6 30/17 69/596 41.1 27/12 89/753 36.9 29/12 89/762 37.5 23/11 102/841 39.7 19-14 84/757 37.18 38-23 83-611 37.52 23-15 61/417 39.64 31/18 92/744 36.8 22/12 107/847 38.3 17/12 61/535 39.7 14/7 88/680 36.8 18/12 73/712 33.6 33/13 109/940 41.0 26/12 75/742 36.8 18/9 101/856 34.4 24/12 103/814 38.6 26/18 82/645 37.4 27/16 84/778 37.0 21/12 81/593 34.4 13/10 73/608 37.0 23/13 76/712 40.7 17/8 91/777 40.0 19/10 77/662 41.5 15/5 73/751 39.0 13/9 93/936 40.2 22-12 84/746 41.2 16-10 97/835 36.5 19-10 80/730

TDs — — 14 26 18 27 11 17 20 30 23 15 11 19 29 42 23 23 36 34 25 36 26 24 12 30 25 28 32 23 25 20 30 39 29 26 18 24 37 31 29 30 32 32 36 30 29 46 45 52 37 38 44 52

PAT — — 8 216 19 21 9 11 15 25 21 7 8 14 26 36 20 20 26 31 23 27 22 17 12 29 25 23 25 22 22 15 25 32 27 22 14 18 33 26 25 28 33 22 35 26 26 46 36 46 33 33 42 47

FG — — 2 1 1 1 1 2 4 4 2 4 2 4 5 8 7 7 12 5 6 7 9 16 4 12 11 14 8 10 10 10 7 16 9 9 14 13 7 14 11 8 4 15 9 10 16 6 11 13 15 12 16 8

TP 91 156 97 178 130 189 79 120 148 221 166 110 81 142 216 316 181 183 282 253 191 266 212 211 99 240 209 235 244 197 203 169 228 314 228 209 166 191 280 256 236 232 283 265 282 240 249 372 339 401 302 297 354 841

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Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Passing

FOOTBALL

Year-by-Year Individual Statistics

Player Att.-Comp.-Int. Pct. Yards TD Vic Stelly 70-28-7 31.0 377 2 Don Beasley 67-25-6 37.6 316 3 Don Beasley 52-22-3 42.3 484 8 Don Beasley 111-42-10 37.8 692 7 Don Beasley 85-38-7 44.7 655 5 Don Guidry 116-58-4 50.0 799 10 Malcolm Lewis 97-56-5 57.7 852 6 Don Guidry 86-44-3 51.1 617 6 Don Guidry 261-116-8 44.4 1712 16 Mike Pool 128-63-5 49.2 911 9 Mike Pool 108-49-8 45.4 705 4 Bob Wattigny 92-34-11 37.0 598 4 Lynn Hebert 51-24-2 47.1 377 1 Wilton Cox 57-21-2 36.8 294 2 Butch Ballard 245-140-11 57.1 1668 3 Butch Ballard 167-99-6 59.3 1058 4 Stuart Wright 176-67-11 38.1 984 7 Kenny Philibert 128-62-12 48.4 963 8 Kenny Philibert 165-85-10 51.5 982 2 Kenny Philibert 160-83-10 51.9 920 7 Bobby Hebert 223-120-9 53.8 1828 12 Eric Barkley 140-65-11 46.4 1131 9 Stan Powell 178-95-5 53.4 1267 8 Wayne Van 189-83-13 43.9 1252 11 Wayne Van 175-83-9 47.4 1280 10 Wayne Van 183-83-17 44.3 1179 7 Rusty Slack 123-54-4 43.9 664 2 Scott Stoker 119-71-7 59.6 938 3 Scott Stoker 207-115-5 55.6 1966 10 Scott Stoker 266-143-16 52.5 1825 7 Brad Brown 171-73-9 42.7 1107 4 Brad Laird 82-41-5 50.0 535 0 Brad Brown 137-72-7 52.6 1109 3 Brad Laird 239-133-14 55.6 1762 8 Brad Laird 204-119-12 58.3 1661 6 Brad Laird 213-130-6 61.0 1895 5 Warren Patterson 147-73-9 49.7 1417 10 Warren Patterson 142-71-5 50.0 992 7 Warren Patterson 157-79-6 50.3 1427 12 Brad Spangler 169-70-15 41.4 1067 4 Ben Beach 248-115-8 46.4 1521 10 Craig Nall 296-166-3 56.1 2361 12 Kevin Magee 252-133-11 52.8 1844 13 Davon Vinson 240-121-4 50.4 1541 8 Davon Vinson 165-85-10 51.5 1240 10 Davon Vinson 183-92-12 50.3 1092 7 Ricky Joe Meeks 130-75-6 57.7 904 3 Germayne Edmond 163-88-9 54.0 1065 8 John Hundley 205-112-3 54.6 1307 8 Paul Harris 144-81-5 56.2 978 5 Paul Harris 258-146-10 56.6 1821 13 Brad Henderson 178-289-6 61.6 1853 12 Brad Henderson 181-330-4 54.8 1874 14 Zach Adkins 24-378-9 65.6 2712 21

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Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Player Jimmy Aldredge Kenny Thompson Claude Patrick Jerry Burton James Aymond Claude Patrick Russ Gielow Vic Nyvall Don Guidry Richard Ware Richard Ware Donald Johnson Donald Johnson Mario Cage Mario Cage Sidney Thornton Sidney Thornton Mark Schroeder Joe Delaney Joe Delaney Joe Delaney Carlton Finister LeRoy Ellis Elliot Dawson Chris Chenier John Stephens John Stephens John Stephens Paul Frazier Pete Ellis Brad Brown Deon Ridgell Deon Ridgell Deon Ridgell C. Matthews C. Matthews Anthony Williams Ronnie Powell Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Tony Taylor Jeremy Lofton Derrick Johnese Derrick Johnese Derrick Johnese Davon Vinson Byron Lawrence Byron Lawrence Byron Lawrence William Griffin Sterling Endsley D.J. Palmer Brad Henderson Garrett Atzenweiler

Rushing Att. 56 58 78 90 48 82 59 95 83 127 186 92 159 218 216 175 191 106 170 139 221 128 157 25 106 202 204 132 74 106 192 148 162 122 155 230 178 149 123 263 302 215 203 158 153 122 187 246 207 131 93 87 135 118

Yards Lost Net Avg. 285 13 272 4.9 369 4 365 6.3 418 2 416 5.3 414 7 407 4.5 394 11 383 8.0 406 10 396 4.8 320 10 310 5.3 585 25 560 5.9 488 99 389 4.7 564 0 564 4.4 835 3 832 4.5 628 4 624 6.8 907 20 887 5.6 1085 28 1057 4.8 903 77 826 3.8 790 29 751 4.3 933 32 901 4.7 473 26 447 4.2 1013 68 945 5.6 747 30 717 5.2 1153 43 1110 5.0 710 19 691 5.4 534 43 493 3.1 218 3 215 8.6 605 8 597 5.6 1059 58 1001 4.9 988 45 943 4.6 668 22 646 4.9 502 21 481 6.5 456 2 454 4.3 1008 165 843 4.4 652 28 624 4.2 1040 56 984 6.1 543 36 507 4.1 1091 45 1046 6.7 1471 87 1384 6.0 1120 57 1063 6.0 1015 24 991 6.7 786 13 773 6.3 1550 109 1441 5.5 1608 102 1506 5.0 1054 72 982 4.6 994 34 960 4.7 989 66 923 5.8 1125 31 1094 7.2 795 74 721 5.9 850 29 821 4.4 1436 59 1377 5.6 1066 48 1018 4.9 612 37 575 4.4 316 25 291 3.1 380 30 350 4.0 475 222 253 1.9 545 19 526 4.5

TD 2 6 3 1 1 10 4 4 3 6 8 5 6 5 7 6 12 1 9 6 10 6 8 1 0 5 3 6 6 3 8 3 7 1 9 13 9 8 7 16 9 14 14 11 9 5 4 5 9 4 2 3 5 5

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Year Player 1960 Jackie Smith 1961 Jackie Smith 1962 Johnny Norman 1963 Johnny Norman Roy Gentry 1964 James Aymond 1965 Dick Reding 1966 Dick Reding 1967 Vic Nyvall 1968 Al Phillips 1969 Steve Gaspard 1970 Al Phillips 1971 Reggie Thompson Skipper Morgan 1972 Reggie Thompson 1973 Reggie Thompson 1974 Reggie Thompson 1975 Mike Almond 1976 Wyamond Waters 1977 Mike Almond 1978 Mike Almond 1979 Randy Liles 1980 Randy Liles 1981 James Bennett 1982 Victor Oatis Jerry Wheeler 1983 Jerry Wheeler 1984 Odessa Turner 1985 Odessa Turner 1986 Floyd Turner 1987 Floyd Turner 1988 Floyd Turner 1989 Al Edwards 1990 John Tappin 1991 Victor Robinson 1992 Carlos Jones 1993 James Brock Jared Johnston 1994 Jared Johnston 1995 Adam Swales 1996 Pat Palmer 1997 Pat Palmer 1998 Chris Pritchett 1999 Chris Pritchett 2000 T.J. Sutherland 2001 Nathan Black 2002 Freddie Harrison 2003 Toby Zeigler 2004 Derrick Doyle 2005 Derrick Doyle 2006 Derrick Doyle 2007 Ben Bailey 2008 Dudley Guice 2009 Darius Duffy 2010 Bradley Brown 2011 Justin Aldredge 2012 Louis Hollier 2013 Louis Hollier

Receptions

Rec. Yards 10 129 9 95 13 138 16 254 16 231 15 260 27 477 32 595 20 308 35 642 22 280 20 365 10 237 10 96 6 186 12 176 29 426 25 399 23 469 25 405 27 483 29 443 37 657 28 489 42 823 42 701 24 421 24 383 22 381 26 329 25 522 37 680 37 502 24 444 19 321 26 330 21 481 21 321 36 633 29 361 32 829 32 657 26 457 37 490 34 715 52 944 33 503 30 367 40 631 27 242 30 356 31 410 35 606 54 486 48 454 39 514 28 384 38 637

Avg. 12.9 10.6 10.6 15.9 14.4 17.3 17.6 18.6 15.4 18.3 12.7 18.3 23.7 9.6 31.0 14.6 14.7 16.0 20.4 16.2 17.9 15.3 17.8 17.5 19.6 16.9 17.5 15.9 17.3 12.7 20.8 18.4 13.6 18.5 16.9 12.7 22.9 15.3 17.6 12.4 25.9 20.5 17.6 13.2 21.0 18.2 15.2 12.2 15.8 9.0 11.9 13.2 17.3 9.0 9.5 13.2 13.7 16.8

TD 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 3 3 10 2 1 3 0 2 0 1 3 5 2 3 6 4 3 9 5 7 5 3 1 3 4 1 3 0 0 3 2 3 2 8 4 4 2 6 3 4 2 6 0 1 1 5 0 3 2 2 7

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Year Player 1960 Larry Crow 1961 Larry Crow Gary Moore 1962 Tommy Wyatt 1963 Al Dodd 1964 Al Dodd 1965 Al Dodd 1966 Al Dodd 1967 David Smith 1968 Kenny Hrapmann 1969 Kenny Callens Kenny Hrapmann 1970 Kenny Hrapmann 1971 Paul Tacker Kenny Hrapmann 1972 John Kelly 1973 John Kelly 1974 John Dilworth 1975 Mike Maggio George Barefield 1976 Mike Maggio 1977 Stanley Lee 1978 Mark Discon 1979 J.P. Dunbar Sonny Louis 1980 Darrel Toussaint 1981 Sonny Louis 1982 Michael Richardson 1983 Michael Richardson 1984 Michael Richardson 1985 J.T. Fenceroy Robert Moore 1986 DeShon Jenkins 1987 Dennis Smith 1988 Dennis Smith 1989 Randy Hilliard 1990 Ron Davis 1991 Chad McDavid 1992 Adrian Hardy 1993 Seven Players Tied 1994 Three Players Tied 1995 Troy Barnes 1996 Keith Thibodeaux 1997 Tony Joe Maranto 1998 Jermaine Jones 1999 Terrence McGee 2000 Terrence McGee 2001 Judith Sylvester 2002 Terrence McGee 2003 David Pittman 2004 David Pittman 2005 Russ Washington Darrell Kitchen 2006 C.L. Grogan 2007 Gary Riggs Kasey Brown 2008 Gary Riggs 2009 Wesley Eckles 2010 Jamaal White 2011 Jamaal White 2012 Jamaal White Cortez Paige 2013 Ryan Sorrell Imoan Claiborne Fred Thomas

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No. Yards 6 89 3 31 3 16 3 47 9 78 4 100 9 198 9 118 5 28 6 81 4 58 4 55 4 62 4 125 4 14 7 96 7 78 6 55 2 36 2 18 6 37 3 18 4 0 3 24 3 15 5 44 4 55 7 94 6 152 5 55 3 18 3 6 5 5 3 77 4 13 3 73 4 26 4 11 3 43 1 2 3 19 3 39 6 138 6 232 4 61 3 78 4 34 3 27 4 118 5 136 2 66 2 0 4 0 3 30 3 29 3 62 3 73 3 38 4 110 3 13 3 112 2 97 2 48 2 30

Avg. 14.8 10.3 5.3 15.7 8.7 25.0 22.0 13.1 5.6 13.5 14.5 13.8 15.5 31.3 3.5 13.7 11.1 9.2 18.0 9.0 6.2 6.0 0.0 8.0 5.0 8.8 13.8 13.4 25.3 11.0 6.0 2.0 1.0 25.7 3.2 24.3 6.5 2.8 14.3

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

6.3 13.0 23.0 38.7 15.3 26.0 8.5 9.0 29.5 27.2 33.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 9.7 22.7 24.3 12.7 27.5 4.3 37.3 48.5 24.0 15.0

0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

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Pass Breakups

Year Player 1983 Tommy Rushing 1984 Michael Richardson, Charles Fulton 1985 Wilson Brown 1986 Randy Hilliard 1987 Randy Hilliard 1988 Kevin Lewis 1989 Randy Hilliard 1990 Adrian Hardy 1991 Adrian Hardy 1992 Adrian Hardy 1993 Jeff Myatt 1994 Tony Echols, Grant Crowder 1995 Kevin Rhodes 1996 Keith Thibodeaux 1997 Jermaine Jones 1998 Jermaine Jones 1999 Terrence McGee 2000 Terrence McGee 2001 Terrence McGee 2002 Jerry Goldsmith 2003 Eric Louis 2004 Russ Washington 2005 David Pittman 2006 Russ Washington 2007 Kasey Brown 2008 Kasey Brown 2009 Kasey Brown 2010 Jeremy Lane 2011 Cortez Paige 2012 Fred Thomas 2013 Keland Johnson

Year Player

1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Sacks

Arthur “Tank” Berry John Kulakowski, Earnest Crittenden John Kulakowski John Kulakowski Henry Sibley Greg Necaise Greg Necaise Andre Carron Bryan Roussell, Marcus Crider Tracy Harris Nathan Platt Jason Storm Mario Sanchez Jake Michel, Terry Johnson, M. Sanchez Jake Michel, Mario Sanchez Damion Brown Ahmad Willis Ahmad Willis Roy Locks Jamall Johnson Ed Queen Marvin Byrdsong & Carlos Stephens Charlie Brooks Ray Martin Ledell Love Albert Smith D.J. Shaw Ricky Issac Cornist Broadway JeMarcus Marshall

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Total 12 11 11 19 10 13 8 5 9 15 6 5 7 10 16 21 15 12 9 11 14 12 9 10 9 19 10 12 12 6 6

Total

9 3 6 15 8 13 15.5 10 6 5 4 4 5.5 4 6 7 3 12.5 10 6.5 7.5 4.0 3.0 4.0 3.5 4.0 2.5 4.5 4.5 8.5

DB Tony Maranto (1995-97)

Year Player

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Gary Reasons Earnest Crittenden J.T. Fenceroy J.T. Fenceroy Freddie Wallace Leonard Parker Andre Carron Andre Carron Andre Carron Edward Moses Steve Readeaux Steve Readeaux George Haynes Grant Crowder Tony Maranto Jake Michel B. J. Williams Kurt Rodriguez Judith Sylvester Germond Williams Jamall Johnson Jamall Johnson Marvin Byrdsong Russ Washington Mack Dampier Mack Dampier Blake Delcambre Derek Rose Derek Rose Derek Rose Patrick Black

Tackles

Solo Assist Total

94 98 98 70 71 76 70 98 118 63 65 59 64 56 59 76 60 70 49 77 80 63 49 51 56 56 49 85 55 51 69

78 58 72 49 46 56 82 56 58 54 36 42 66 49 47 52 53 57 37 35 39 35 53 38 35 39 45 53 27 49 43

172 156 170 119 117 132 152 154 176 117 101 101 130 105 106 128 113 127 86 112 119 98 102 89 91 95 94 138 82 100 112

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Punts

Player Jackie Smith Jackie Smith Jackie Smith Wayne Walker Wayne Walker Wayne Walker Shelley Dickie George Green Larry Smith Larry Smith Larry Smith Randy Walker Randy Walker Randy Walker Stuart Wright Stuart Wright Dennis Pendergraft Dennis Pendergraft Dennis Pendergraft Barry Rubin Leo Clement Leo Clement Leo Clement Mike Crow Mike Crow Mike Crow Mike Crow Mark Contreras Mark Contreras Mark Contreras Chris Hamler Shane Stephens Jason Fernandez Jason Fernandez John Louviere John Louviere Shane Barbaro Chris Poole Shawn Grigsby Mark Holmes Mark Holmes Greg Mitchell Chris Stegall Chris Stegall Ricky Joe Meeks Marshall Burton Marshall Burton Marshall Burton Bradley Russo Bradley Russo Bradley Russo Nic Russo Nic Russo Andy Wickman

No. Yards Avg. 48 1766 36.8 52 1780 34.2 50 1797 35.9 46 1730 37.6 26 978 37.6 48 2045 42.6 40 1638 40.9 16 651 40.7 44 1648 38.2 43 1572 36.5 36 1439 30.0 49 1799 36.7 60 2466 41.1 65 2703 41.6 36 1434 40.0 58 2181 37.6 64 2485 38.8 63 2584 41.0 63 2379 37.8 45 1841 40.5 46 1845 40.1 22 880 40.0 54 2192 40.6 65 2568 39.5 74 2832 38.3 69 2929 42.4 68 2699 39.7 51 1933 37.9 45 1691 37.6 41 1502 36.6 21 739 35.2 42 1538 36.6 36 1427 39.6 43 1623 37.7 42 1655 39.4 46 1763 38.3 50 1876 37.5 52 1955 37.6 40 1540 38.5 33 1346 40.8 58 2377 41.0 64 2679 40.6 74 2733 36.9 58 2083 35.9 38 1349 35.5 61 2340 38.4 58 2253 38.8 63 2610 41.4 62 2303 37.1 53 1926 36.3 68 2789 41.0 63 2410 38.8 73 2830 38.8 40 1485 37.1

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Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

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Punt Returns

Player Ralph Conrad Kenny Thompson Gary Moore Tommy Wyatt Al Dodd Al Dodd Al Dodd Vic Nyvall Al Phillips Al Phillips Al Phillips Donald Johnson Donald Johnson Sidney Thornton Willie Mosley Wyamond Waters Willie Mosley Willie Mosley James Bennett Mark Schroeder Sonny Louis Roy Fontenot Roy Fontenot Roy Fontenot Roy Fontenot DeShon Jenkins Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis Al Edwards Ron Davis Victor Robinson Darius Adams James Brock James Brock Clarence Matthews Pat Palmer Pat Palmer Kevin Hall Nathan Black Terrence McGee Terrence McGee Toby Zeigler Toby Zeigler Toby Zeigler Toby Zeigler Jamal Jackson C.L. Grogan Jasper Edwards Jasper Edwards Bradley Brown Kevin Sheif Phillip Harvey Ed Eagan

No. 10 15 8 7 12 24 20 15 9 17 21 13 6 10 12 12 14 25 10 13 13 12 18 21 37 20 13 22 20 14 14 12 21 19 15 22 15 27 30 32 18 25 25 30 24 15 10 9 6 12 15 11 6 13

Yards 46 272 85 58 171 309 326 326 135 223 129 98 57 102 39 39 196 205 57 58 77 132 255 139 270 90 59 173 170 117 125 72 284 152 135 145 111 180 319 365 427 402 390 413 376 182 107 65 62 126 138 110 194 124

Avg. TD 4.6 0 18.1 0 10.6 0 8.3 0 14.3 1 12.9 0 16.3 1 21.7 1 15.0 0 13.1 1 6.1 0 7.5 0 9.5 0 10.2 1 3.3 0 3.3 0 14.0 1 8.2 0 5.7 0 4.4 0 5.9 0 11.0 1 11.1 0 6.6 0 7.3 0 4.5 0 4.5 0 7.8 1 8.5 0 8.4 0 8.9 1 6.0 0 13.5 1 8.0 0 9.0 0 6.6 0 7.4 0 6.7 0 10.6 0 11.4 0 23.7 3 16.1 0 15.6 1 13.8 0 15.7 1 12.1 0 10.7 0 7.2 0 10.3 0 10.5 0 9.2 0 10.0 0 32.3 0 9.5 1

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Year 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Kickoff Returns

Player Ralph Conrad Kenny Thompson Kenny Thompson Glenn Talbert Al Dodd Al Dodd Al Dodd Al Phillips Al Phillips Vic Nyvall Al Phillips Donald Johnson Joe Beck Payne Mario Cage Mario Cage Wyamond Waters Mark Schroeder Connie Hatcher Mark Schroeder Joe Delaney Mark Schroeder Mark Duper Roy Fontenot Roy Fontenot Roy Fontenot Odessa Turner Kevin Lewis Al Edwards Dennis Smith Dennis Smith Dennis Smith John Tappin Lawann Latson Darius Adams James Brock Clarence Matthews Clarence Matthews Mike Stone Ronnie Powell Jermaine Jones Tony Taylor Sean Weber Terrence McGee Derrick Johnese Toby Zeigler Greg Skidmore Toby Zeigler Toby Zeigler Chris Miller Jeremy Jefferson Justin Perry Phillip Harvey Bradley Brown Phillip Harvey Phillip Harvey Ed Eagan

No. 12 12 7 6 10 14 11 7 12 18 18 13 7 16 21 27 19 18 7 14 11 7 18 18 18 10 14 16 25 22 13 18 14 17 26 19 22 14 11 23 11 10 14 11 10 10 28 17 13 14 12 30 18 21 20 34

Yards 188 342 144 113 220 274 232 172 241 392 503 342 164 393 407 527 296 362 188 277 214 184 348 360 335 253 228 311 631 438 376 421 331 429 541 560 554 285 221 487 231 168 309 250 222 224 710 402 275 271 312 648 402 568 509 798

Avg. TD 15.6 0 28.5 0 20.5 0 18.5 0 22.0 0 19.6 0 21.1 0 24.5 0 20.1 0 21.8 0 27.9 0 26.3 0 23.4 0 24.6 1 19.4 0 19.5 0 15.6 0 20.1 0 26.9 0 19.8 0 19.5 0 20.4 0 19.3 0 20.0 0 18.6 0 25.3 0 16.3 0 19.4 0 25.2 0 19.9 0 28.9 1 23.4 0 22.4 0 25.2 1 20.8 0 29.5 0 25.2 0 20.4 0 20.1 0 21.2 0 21.0 0 16.8 0 22.1 0 22.7 0 22.2 0 22.4 0 25.4 0 23.6 0 21.2 0 19.4 0 26.0 1 21.6 0 22.3 0 27.0 1 25.5 1 23.5 0

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DEMON JOE DELANEY BOWL

Demon Award Winners KIRT STRAUGHTER TRIDENT TEST WINNERS

The annual spring football game is named in honor of Joe Delaney, an All-American who drowned June 29, 1983, trying to save three children.

2014: no traditional game MVPs: Offense: Austin Douglas Defense: Leroy Armstong 2013: Purple 21, White 7 MVP: Louis Hollier 2012: Purple 23, White 22 MVPs: Offense - Brad Henderson; Defense - Bert White Teams - John Shaughnessy 2011: Purple 31, White 10 MVPs: Purple: Offense Justin Aldredge Defense - Derek Rose White: Offense - Sidney Riley Defense - Luke Turner 2010: no traditional game due to injuries MVPs: Offense - Phillip Harvey; Defense - Mike Adams 2009: White 31, Purple 0 MVPs: Offense - Jon Hundley; Defense - Wesley Eckles 2008:White 30, Purple 7 MVP: Dudley Guice, WR 2007:White 27, Purple 21 MVPs: Germayne Edmond, QB; Patrick Earl, RB 2006:White 20, Purple 6 MVP: Greg Skidmore, RB 2005:White 10, Purple 0 MVP: Tory Collins, DL 2004: Purple 20, White 19 MVP: Davon Vinson, QB 2003:White 17, Purple 7

2002:Purple 7, White 0 MVP: Terrence McGee 2001:Purple 17, White 9 MVP: Craig Nall, QB 2000:White 21, Purple 10 MVP: Nathan Black 1999: White 42, Purple 21 MVP: Nathan Black 1998:White 31, Purple 21 MVP: Bo Meeks 1997:White 19, Purple 16 MVPs: Alja Delaney Kenny Wright 1996:White 21, Purple 17 MVP: Brandon Emmanuel 1995:White 23, Purple 13 MVP: Brian Jacquet 1994:Purple 26, White 21 MVP: Brad Laird 1993:Purple 16, White 6 MVPs: Darrell Duhon; Ed Moses 1992:Purple 30, White 7 MVP: Darius Adams 1991:*Purple 0, White 0 MVP: Andre Carron 1990:Purple 14, White 10 MVP: Andrew Roach

LATINO AWARD WINNERS

The coaches select a senior player who most exemplifies the effort, unselfishness, leadership and character of the late Lester Latino, a two-time all-conference linebacker.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983

Keland Johnson Wade Williams Justin Aldrege, Yaser Elqutub Dennis “Tank” Clark Rogers Loche Adam Varnado Ray Martin T.J. McMillan Bruce Woods Billy Ray Rutledge Jerry Goldsmith Nick Fiorito Gene Tennison Joe Johnson B. J. Williams Clint Loggins Damian Johnsons Grant Crowder Jason Storm John Dippel George Paul David Howard Rob Floyd John King, Greg Necaise Adrian Howard Kevin Lewis John Kulakowski J.T. Fenceroy J.T. Fenceroy James Boyd Michael Richardson

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FOOTBALL

The “Trident Tests” are designed to test the players strength, speed and conditioning. The players receive an overall grade based on ranking among all players.

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985

Tchissakid Player Chris Dever Jr. Russell Owens Lance Lacoste, Keland Johnson Rogers Loche Mack Dampier Clay Broyles Richuel Massey Carlos Stephens Mike King Kirt Straughter Eric Louis Stephon Bostick Charvis Richmond Mike Stone Mike Stone Mike Stone Anthony Williams Anthony Williams Chris Willis John Spangler Marcus Crider Randy Bullock Randy Bullock Steve Compton Mark Newstrom John Stephens Odessa Turner John Stephens

CHRIS WADDELL MEMORIAL AWARD

The Chris Waddell Memorial Award is presented to the walk-on player who best exemplifies the same characteristics required of the Latino Award. The award pays tribute to Waddell, a walk-on redshirt freshman offensive lineman who died in March 2004 just before the beginning of spring practice due to a heart condition.

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Chase Collins Ryan Sorrell Paxton Cook Jordan Sennett Trevor Goodie Fred Thomas De’Mard Llorens Matthew Flores Chase Collins Russell Owens Paxton Cook Tyer Roussell Trevor Goodie Casey Toussant Jovhan Jilbert Fred Thomas Caleb Stanfield Trevor Goodie Brandon Monrose Bryan Ross Tyler Roussel Kevin Shief Caleb Stanfield Justin Warner Nic Russo Russell Owens Jake Bryan, Calvin Morton, Osaze Idumwonyi

2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Bob Stanfield Yaser Elqutub Jarrett Hardnett Kyle Howard Darius Duffy Carson Martinez Jimmy McKee Dane Charpentier Kaleb Morain

This logo is on the field at Turpin Stadium in the location where Chris Waddell last stood before being fatally striken due to a rare heart condition on the day before spring practice, March 1, 2004. Each year on that day, the Demons perform community service projects in his honor. Former Associate SID Matthew Bonnette created the logo.

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JOE DELANEY MEMORIAL LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS 1983 1984 1985 1985 1986 1986 1987 1987 1988 1988 1989 1989 1989 1990 1990 1991 1991 1992 1992 1993 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2003 2003 2004 2004 2005 2005 2006

Ed Orgeron Rickey Ainsworth Rob Fabrizio Robert Moore J. T. Fenceroy Brett Blaisdell John Kulakowski John Stephens Leonard Parker Jeff Steers Al Edwards Randolph Hayes Scott Stoker John King Greg Necaise Andre Carron Harlan Hughes Brad Brown Adrian Hardy Marcus Spears Fred Thompson John Dippel Steve Readeaux Brad Laird Joe Cummings Grant Crowder Josh King Tony Joe Maranto Rob Robertson Robert Daniel Michael Funches William Broussard B. J. Williams Joe Johnson Albert Traylor Judith Sylvester Craig Nall Gene Tennison Kevin Magee Roy Locks Eric Louis Ryan Porter Greg Buckley Jamall Johnson Brian Booth Paul Mefford Derrick Doyle

DT C QB CB LB OT DE TB LB OL WR LB QB OL DE LB C RB CB OT S C LB QB DE LB LB S FB DE OT C S DE OT S QB OT QB DE DB G OT LB OT LB WR

2006 2007 2007 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010 2010 2010 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

Ed Queen Clay Broyles Ray Martin Wesley Eckles Marcus Washington Kenneth Charles Blake Delcambre Darius Duffy Wesley Eckles Isaiah Greenhouse Albert Smith Marcus Washington Michael Booker Jeremy Jefferson LeDell Love Justin Aldredge Zach Case Yaser Elqutub T. C. Henry David Larsen Cashas Pollard Brad Henderson Clifton Brown Derek Rose Cortez Paige John Shaughnessy Phil Harvey Louis Hollier Lesely Deamer Blayne Cole Imoan Claiborne Tucker Nims Warren Jones

Louis Hollier DE TE DE S C WR LB WR S ST DT C G ST DE TE C LB ST DS CB QB WR LB DB K ST WR DL OL CB TE OL

Blayne Cole

Imoan Claiborne

Tucker Nims

The Demons’ permanent team captains each year are elected by their peers. At the annual football awards dinner, they are announced and receive an award named for the heroic Joe Delaney, the 1981 AFC Rookie of the Year who died in a 1983 attempt to rescue three drowning children. One survived. June 29 marked the 31st anniversary of Delaney’s noble, unselfish effort. His teammates, and anyone who knew Joe Delaney, were not surprised about what he did. It was who he was, and it personifies why we will always treasure his memory.

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Lesley Deamer

Warren Jones

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1939 UNBEATEN NORMAL COLLEGE

1939 Results Sept. 16 def. Centenary Sept. 29 def. E. Texas St. Oct. 6 def. Southeastern Oct. 14 def. La. College Oct. 21 def. La. Tech Oct. 27 def. Miss. Delta Nov. 3 def. S.F. Austin Nov. 11 def. Murray Teachers Nov. 18 def. Ouachita Nov. 23 def. Miss. Teachers Nov. 30 def. Southwestern 1939 Roster

Willie Black John Blalock Gus Boucher Rupert Boucher David Bramlett Harry Creighton V.A. Dubham Frank Eason James Gaspard Roy Gentry Tom George E.H. Gilson Willard jackson Charles Kelly E.L. Kelly Elton Kelly Travis Kendrick

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15-0 6-0 18-0 19-0 26-0 40-6 20-6 19-0 19-0 7-0 6-0

by R.L. Ropp (1940)

There’s a long winding road we can go On the way to Old Normal Hill. A road that was crowded long ago. There are thousands who follow it still. There’s a banner of purple and white We proudly hold up above. There’s a field where the brave Demons fight To glorify something they love.

Wilbur Kendrick Theron Maddox Alman Marron George “Pete” Martin Sollie Mayer Joe Miciotto Roland Migues Woodrow “Shug” Murrell Pat Nation Lamar Price Ralph Priest Frank Pruitt John Renwick Edmond Saucier Eddie Schumacher Sam Scurria Talbert Simpson

C.L. Starnes Jimmie Steen Parnesll Stockstill Al Subat Ernie Tyler Parker Wiggins Earnest “Bama’ Wright Punjab Wright Ted Wright

There’s a Potpourri filled with faces of friends who have come and gone. There are memories of dear old places That linger as the years roll on. Then here’s to the purple and white, And here’s to the Demons so true, May the years every brighten the light, On these memories for me and you.

Head Coach: Harry “Rags” Turpin Assistant Coaches: Joe Alliet Watler Ledet (freshman)

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FOOTBALL 1916 Record 0-2-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team 0 Southwestern Louisiana 0 Louisiana Tech 0 Total Points

12 60 Opp. 22 24 46

1917 Record 1-1-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. 0 Southwestern Louisiana 34 6 Louisiana Tech 0 6 Total Points 34 1918 No Team

H. Lee Prather’s 1915 team

John W. Coolidge 1907-1908 1-3-1 (.200), 2 seasons

1907 (0-1-0) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 6 Louisiana Tech 6 Total Points

Opp. 43 43

1908 (1-2-1) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 0 Centenary 0 Natchitoches Athletic Club 7 Louisiana College 5 Shreveport High 12 Total Points

Opp. 16 0 0 16 32

J.H. Griffith 1909 4-1 (.800), 1 season

1909 (4-1-0) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 70 Alexandria Ath.Club 17 Centenary 0 Louisiana Tech 47 Southwestern Louisiana 11 Southwestern Louisiana 145 Total Points

Opp. 0 0 45 0 0 45

Dr. C.G Pool

1910-1912 11-7-2 (.550), 3 seasons

1910 (6-1-0) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 5 Natchitoches Athletic Club 5 Louisiana College 22 Alumni 34 Winnfield High 26 Louisiana College 0 Louisiana Tech 28 Centenary 120 Total Points

Opp. 0 0 0 5 0 32 0 37

1911 (2-5-0) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 0 Tulane 0 LSU 3 Louisiana College 0 Louisiana Tech 6 Southwestern Louisiana 25 Centenary 23 Monroe High 57 Total Points

Opp. 27 46 10 39 30 0 0 152

1912 (4-1-1) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 42 Winnfield High 20 Monroe High 6 Centenary 0 Picked Team 39 Louisiana College 13 Southwestern Louisiana 120 Total Points

Opp. 6 0 6 22 6 6 46

H. Lee Prather

1913-1933 75-50-2 (.590), 20 seasons

Prather was the first officially appointed head football coach. His best season was 1932, when the Demons went 7-1 and shut out five opponents. Prather is best known, however, as basketball coach at Northwestern (then called Louisiana Normal) for 36 years. He was 473-169 as a basketball coach and is the namesake for Northwestern’s basketball coliseum.

1913 (1-1-3) No Conference Affliation NSU Team 25 Southwestern Louisiana 8 Centenary 0 Louisiana Tech 8 Monroe High 8 Louisiana College 49 Total Points

Opp. 12 8 40 8 8 76

1914 (4-1-1) No Conference Affliation NSU Team Opp. 0 Shreveport High 0 57 Monroe High 0 33 Louisiana College 0 28 Shreveport High 7 85 Louisiana College 0 0 Southwestern Louisiana 12 203 Total Points 19 1915 Record 4-2-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team 134 Monroe High 7 St. Charles College 52 Louisiana College 7 Louisiana Tech 74 Louisiana College 14 Southwestern Louisiana 288 Total Points

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Opp. 0 25 0 20 0 0 45

1919 Record 1-1-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. 0 Southwestern Louisiana 19 14 Winnfield High 0 6 Centenary 0 27 Louisiana Tech 0 47 Total Points 19 1920 Record 5-1-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team 12 Winnfield High 0 LSU 13 Louisiana College 6 St. Charles College 13 Louisiana College 13 Southwestern Louisiana 12 Louisiana Tech 76 Total Points

Opp. 0 34 13 0 0 0 0 47

1921 Record 3-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 14 Natch. Athletic Club 0 9/30 0 at LSU 78 10/08 14 Louisiana College 6 10/15 7 Centenary 0 10/29 0 ST. CHARLES COLL. 0 11/01 0 Louisiana Tech 14 11/19 7 Southwestern Louisiana 33 11/24 37 Total Points 131 1922 Record 3-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 at LSU 13 9/29 20 Louisiana College 0 10/14 0 Louisiana Tech 0 10/19 7 Centenary 28 10/25 26 ARKANSAS A&M 0 11/03 7 TULANE FRESHMAN 0 11/11 6 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 13 11/23 66 Total Points 54 1923 Record 3-6-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 at LSU 40 9/29 20 RUSK COLLEGE 0 10/05 0 Loyola 23 10/13 0 Centenary 35 10/20 14 TULANE FRESHMAN 0 10/26 6 Arkansas A&M 0 11/03 2 Louisiana Tech 33 11/10 6 LOUISIANA COLL. 20 11/19

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Southwestern Louisiana Total Points

14 11/29 165

1924 Record 4-2-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 13 LSU FRESHMEN 0 10/03 26 Rusk College 0 10/10 0 Louisiana College 0 10/18 45 ARKANSAS A&M 0 10/31 0 at LSU 40 11/05 7 Stephen F. Austin 3 11/07 0 SOUTHWESTERN LA 20 11/27 91 Total Points 63 1925 Record 5-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 at LSU 27 09/26 20 LON MORRIS COLL. 0 10/02 6 RUSK COLLEGE 0 10/09 39 LOUISIANA. COLL. 12 10/16 14 LAMAR 0 10/23 12 JEFFERSON COLL. 0 10/30 6 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 7 11/06 0 Arkansas A&M 0 11/11 7 Southwestern Louisiana 27 11/26 104 Total Points 73 1926 Record 3-5-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 at LSU 47 9/25 0 Louisiana Tech 28 10/02 6 RUSK COLLEGE 10 10/09 7 Louisiana College 14 10/30 38 JEFFERSON COLL. 13 10/30 0 Stephen F. Austin 28 11/06 20 ARKANSAS A&M 13 11/11 0 Southwestern Louisiana 0 11/20 17 EAST TEXAS STATE 7 11/25 88 Total Points 160 1927 Record 3-2-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 East Texas State 0 10/01 19 RUSK COLLEGE 7 10/08 33 LOUISIANA TECH 0 10/15 12 LOUISIANA COLL. 13 10/22 26 Stephen F. Austin 0 11/05 0 Arkansas A&M 26 11/11 6 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 6 11/25 96 Total Points 52 1928 Record 5-4-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Tulane 65 9/29 26 MARSHALL 0 10/06 6 Louisiana Tech 0 10/13 6 Louisiana College 18 10/20 19 Millsaps 32 10/27 26 Stephen F. Austin 0 11/03 31 ARKANSAS A&M 13 11/12 32 LON MORRIS COLLE. 12 11/17 6 Southwestern Louisiana 13 11/29 152 Total Points 153 1929 Record 4-2-3 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 6 Tulane 40 9/21 19 East Texas State 13 9/28

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DEMON 6 13 41 0 11 40 6 142

Sam Houston LOUISIANA COLLEGE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Louisiana Tech Arkansas A&M LON MORRIS SOUTHWESTERN LA. Total Points

26 13 6 0 11 14 0 124

10/12 10/19 10/26 11/01 11/11 11/16 11/28

1930 Record 7-2-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 7 Loyola 31 9/27 20 EAST TEXAS STATE 0 10/03 2 SAM HOUSTON 12 10/11 18 Louisiana College 6 10/18 14 UNION, TENN. 6 10/24 19 LOUISIANA TECH 14 10/31 21 Stephen F. Austin 20 11/08 32 SOUTHERN MISS 12 11/15 18 Southwestern Louisiana 6 11/27 151 Total Points 107 1931 Record 5-4-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 2 Centenary 23 9/25 92 EL DORADO JC 0 10/02 13 LON MORRIS 6 10/02 12 LOUISIANA 7 10/16 6 Union, Tenn. 7 10/23 2 Louisiana Tech 18 10/20 19 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 0 11/06 0 Southern Miss 32 11/14 38 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 2 11/26 184 Total Points 95 1932 Record 7-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 19 East Texas State 6 9/30 7 Centenary 41 10/08 19 LON MORRIS COLLEGE 0 10/21 33 LOUISIANA TECH 0 10/28 39 Stephen F. Austin 0 11/04 31 Southern Miss 6 11/11 8 Southwestern Louisiana 0 11/26 6 Louisiana College 0 12/03 162 Total Points 53 1933 Record 6-3-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Centenary 18 9/23 8 East Texas State 5 9/29 43 DELTA STATE 6 10/06 25 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 0 10/13 19 LON MORRIS COLLEGE 8 10/20 0 Louisiana Tech 6 10/28 39 STEPHEN F.AUSTIN 6 11/03 12 Southern Miss 0 11/11 2 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 10 11/30 148 Total Points 59

81

Harry “Rags” Turpin

1934-1956 100-92-11 (.493), 22 seasons

Turpin held the Demon football job longer than anyone, serving 22 seasons in charge. He guided Louisiana Normal, which became Northwestern State College during his tenure, into the Gulf States Conference. In 1939, his team went 11-0 and won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship. NSU’s football stadium is named for Coach Turpin.

1934 Record 4-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Centenary 16 9/22 0 EAST TEXAS STATE 14 9/28 7 Louisiana College 0 10/13 6 LON MORRIS COLLEGE 0 10/19 6 LOUISIANA TECH 0 10/26 0 Stephen F. Austin 0 11/02 31 SOUTHERN MISS 0 11/09 0 Southwestern Louisiana 6 11/29 50 Total Points 36 1935 Record 2-9-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 13 Southeastern Louisiana 19 9/20 0 Centenary 21 9/28 6 LON MORRIS COLLEGE 0 1004 6 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 12 10/12 12 Southern Miss 26 10/18 6 Louisiana Tech 33 10/26 0 East Texas State 7 11/01 6 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 13 11/08 6 Louisiana College 12 11/16 0 Tulane 13 11/25 6 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 0 11/28 61 Total Points 156 1936 Record 5-4-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Centenary 21 9/19 6 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 34 9/25 6 Arkansas A&M 0 10/02 12 Louisiana College 0 10/09

FOOTBALL 0 0 0 20 13 6 63

Milsaps Louisiana Tech EAST TEXAS STATE Stephen F. Austin SOUTHERN MISS Southwestern Louisiana Total Points

0 32 20 7 0 0 114

10/16 10/23 10/30 11/06 11/20 11/26

1937 Record 4-4-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Centenary 0 9/18 6 East Texas State 7 9/24 7 SAM HOUSTON 6 10/08 12 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 6 10/16 0 Louisiana Tech 14 10/23 0 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 2 11/05 3 Southern Miss 0 11/13 0 at LSU 25 11/20 7 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 0 11/25 35 Total Points 60 1938 Record 5-5-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 Centenary 14 9/14 6 EAST TEXAS STATE 19 9/23 6 Sam Houston 14 9/30 6 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 0 10/07 14 Louisiana College 17 10/14 7 Louisiana Tech 6 10/22 42 DELTA STATE 0 10/29 6 Stephen F. Austin 0 11/04 6 SOUTHERN MISS 0 11/19 0 Southwestern Louisiana 7 11/24 93 Total Points 77 1939 Record 11-0-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference LAIA CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS 15 Centenary 0 9/16 6 East Texas State 0 9/29 18 Southeastern Louisiana 6 10/06 19 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 0 10/14 26 Louisiana Tech 0 10/21 40 Delta State 6 10/27 20 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 6 11/03 7 Southern Miss 0 11/10 19 Murray State 0 11/11

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19 6 195

OUACHITA SOUTHWESTERN LA. Total Points

0 0 18

11/17 11/30

1940 Record 6-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 20 MURRAY STATE 6 9/27 32 SOUTHEASTERN LA 0 10/04 7 Louisiana College 7 10/12 13 Louisiana Tech 0 10/19 7 CENTENARY 0 10/25 7 Stephen F. Austin 14 11/01 9 SOUTHERN MISS 6 11/09 9 Ouachita 6 11/15 0 Tulane 47 11/23 7 Southwestern Louisiana 13 11/28 111 Total Points 99 1941 Record 4-3-1 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 44 DELTA STATE 0 9/19 6 Centenary 6 10/04 7 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 0 10/10 0 LouisianaTech 10 10/18 6 Southeastern Louisiana 0 11/01 7 Southern Miss 21 11/07 7 OUACHITA 6 11/15 0 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 6 11/27 77 Total Points 49 1942 Record 6-2-0 LA Intercollegiate Athletic Conference NSU Team Opp. Date 0 at LSU 40 9/19 13 EAST TEXAS STATE 0 9/25 26 SAM HOUSTON 7 10/02 68 CAMP BEAUREGARD 0 10/09 10 Louisiana Tech 6 10/24 7 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 6 10/30 11 Southwestern Louisiana 6 11/06 0 Ouachita 6 11/13 135 Total Points 71 1943 No Team

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Opp. 0 12 0 13 0 10 33 6 28 102

Date 9/18 9/25 10/01 10/09 10/15 10/23 10/30 11/13 11/20

1949 Record 5-4-0 (1-4-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 5th NSU Team 7 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 31 Northwest Missouri State 7 *Louisiana College

Opp. 6 14 7

Date 9/24 9/29 10/08

FOOTBALL

The 1953 Gulf States Conference championship team

13 21 28 31 14 19 171

*SOUTHEASTERN LA. *Louisiana Tech *Southern Miss. UNION, TENN. *Southwestern Louisiana East Texas Baptist Total Points

25 28 67 14 27 14 202

10/15 10/21 10/29 11/04 11/09 11/25

1950 Record 6-4-0(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 4th NSU Team 41 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 53 NW MISSOURI ST. 26 Lamar 12 *LOUISIANA COLLEGE 7 *Louisiana Tech 14 *Southeastern Louisiana 0 *SOUTHERN MISS 20 Alabama State 12 *SOUTHWESTERN LA. 34 EAST TEXAS BAPTIST 219 Total Points

Opp. 20 0 0 10 15 28 7 28 7 6 121

Date 9/23 9/30 10/07 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/04 11/11 11/18 11/25

1951 Record 1-8-0(0-5-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 6th NSU Team 19 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 20 LAMAR 21 McNeese State 6 *Louisiana College 6 *Louisiana. Tech 14 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 0 *Southern Miss 27 ALABAMA STATE 26 *Southwestern Louisiana 139 Total Points

Opp. 6 32 38 27 21 33 76 34 41 308

Date 9/22 9/29 10/06 10/13 10/21 10/27 11/03 11/11 11/17

1952 Record 1-7-1(0-4-1,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T5th NSU Team 7 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 12 Lamar 13 *McNEESE STATE 0 *Louisiana College 0 *Louisiana Tech 0 *Southeastern Louisiana 13 SOUTHERN MISS 13 Northeast Louisiana 0 *SOUTHWESTERN LA 58 Total Points

Opp. 0 35 33 0 22 19 39 20 34 202

Date 9/20 9/27 10/04 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/01 11/08 11/15

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1953 Record 6-2-0(5-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T1st GULF STATES CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 0 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 7 9/19 12 LAMAR 6 9/26 20 *McNeese State 6 10/03 9 *Louisiana College 7 10/10 15 *Louisiana Tech 7 10/23 19 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 27 10/31 7 *NORTHEAST LA. 0 11/07 12 *Southwestern Louisiana 7 11/14 94 Total Points 67 1954 Record 7-2-0(4-2-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 15 CENTRAL OKLAHOMA 22 Lamar 32 *McNEESE STATE 6 *Louisiana College 38 SE OKLAHOMA STATE 3 *Louisiana Tech 51 *NORTHEAST LA. 34 *SOUTHWESTERN LA. 6 *Southeastern Louisiana 207 Total Points

Opp. 6 15 20 0 0 13 6 7 32 99

Date 9/19 9/25 10/02 10/09 10/16 10/23 11/06 11/13 11/20

1955 Record 4-5-0(2-4-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T5th NSU Team 7 STETSON 7 Lamar 6 *McNeese State 34 *Louisiana College 20 *Louisiana Tech 7 Howard Payne 28 *NORTHEAST LA. 13 *Southwestern Louisiana 20 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 142 Total Points

Opp. 0 6 14 7 21 12 7 27 27 121

Date 9/17 9/25 10/02 10/09 10/22 10/29 11/05 11/12 11/19

1956 Record 6-2-2(3-1-1,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 12 Stephen F. Austin 6 Lamar 13 *McNEESE STATE 18 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 13 Stetson 0 *Louisiana Tech 18 HOWARD PAYNE 24 *Northeast Louisiana

Opp. 14 6 20 7 7 0 6 7

Date 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/06 10/12 10/20 10/27 11/03

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38 15 157

*SOUTHWESTERN LA. 19 11/10 *Southeastern Louisiana 20 11/17 Total Points 106 Jack Clayton

1957-1966 58-53-2 (.611), 10 seasons

Clayton led four Northwestern teams to Gulf States Conference titles. His last team, in 1966, went 9-0 and was ranked No. 1 nationally in the NAIA poll, but declined a playoff invitation because redshirted players were ineligible in postseason.

1957 Record 7-2-0(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T1st GULF STATES CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 20 Stephen F. Austin 7 9/13 10 LAMAR 20 9/20 23 *McNEESE STATE 20 9/28 25 Louisiana College 7 10/05 13 *Louisiana Tech 20 10/19 26 Delta State 0 10/26 26 *NORTHEAST LA. 20 11/02 19 *Southwestern Louisiana 0 11/09 13 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 7 11/23 175 Total Points 101 1958 Record 8-2-0(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T1st GULF STATES CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 36 SE Oklahoma State 0 9/13 8 *McNeese State 25 9/27 12 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 13 10/04 18 *Louisiana Tech 14 10/18 43 TEXAS LUTHERAN 12 10/25 42 *Northeast Louisiana 6 11/01 28 *SOUTHWESTERN LA 8 11/08 64 LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE 0 11/15 7 *Southeastern Louisiana 0 11/22 18 SAM HOUSTON 11 12/06 276 Total Points 89 1959 Record 4-5-1(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 14 Stephen F. Austin 19 *McNEESE STATE 0 Lamar 0 Louisiana College

Opp. 14 6 19 8

Date 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/03

82


DEMON 17 14 37 24 14 13 152

PENSACOLA NAVY *Louisiana Tech COLORADO MINING *NORTHEAST LA. *Southwestern Louisiana *SOUTHEASTERN LA. Total Points

1960 Record 3-6-0(0-5-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 6th NSU Team 14 Stephen F. Austin 13 LAMAR 14 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 6 *Northeast Louisiana 7 *Louisiana Tech 14 Pensacola Navy 7 *McNeese State 7 *SOUTHWESTERN LA. 0 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 82 Total Points 1961 Record 7-3-1(3-2-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 35 Stephen F. Austin 55 MEXICO POLY 7 Louisiana College 28 *NORTHEAST LA. 57 CORPUS CHRISTI 19 *Louisiana Tech 7 Arkansas 14 *McNEESE STATE 27 *Southwestern Louisiana 0 *Southeastern Louisiana 249 Total Points

10 27 0 19 34 15 152

Opp. 0 21 6 7 13 0 20 17 7 91

Opp. 19 8 6 7 6 7 42 28 14 19 156

10/10 10/24 10/31 11/07 11/14 11/21

14 17 21 7 38 171

Date 9/17 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/22 10/29 11/05 11/12 11/19

1965 Record 5-4-0(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T3rd NSU Team 10 Louisiana College 17 *NORTHEAST LA. 31 Pensacola Navy 16 OUACHITA 14 *Louisiana Tech 17 Martin Tennessee 21 *McNEESE STATE 7 *Southwestern Louisiana 38 *Southeastern Louisiana 171 Total Points

Date 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/07 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/04 11/11 11/18

1966 Record 9-0-0(5-0-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 1st GULF STATES CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 49 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 0 9/24 23 *Northeast Louisiana 14 10/01 34 Pensacola Navy 6 10/08 26 TENN.-MARTIN 7 10/14 28 *Louisiana Tech 7 10/22 14 Troy State 7 10/29 14 *McNeese State 6 11/05 21 *Southwestern Louisiana 8 11/12 27 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 24 11/19 236 Total Points 79

42 19 29 41 22 189

Opp. 3 12 15 6 42 19 29 41 22 189

10/23 10/30 11/06 11/13 11/20

Date 9/25 10/02 10/08 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/06 11/13 11/20

Glenn Gossett

1962 Record 7-2-1(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 1st GULF STATES CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 21 Stephen F. Austin 6 9/15 14 North Alabama 21 9/22 6 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 6 9/29 18 *Northeast Louisiana 17 10/06 31 TARLETON STATE 6 10/13 19 *Louisiana Tech 2 10/20 52 Mexico Poly 6 10/26 6 *McNeese State 25 11/03 20 *SOUTHWESTERN LA. 0 11/10 19 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 6 11/17 206 Total Points 95 1963 Record 4-6-0(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 4th NSU Team 0 Stephen F. Austin 7 Louisiana College 27 *NORTHEAST LA. 18 Abilene Christian 13 *Louisiana Tech 33 NORTH ALABAMA 33 APPALACHIAN STATE 13 *McNEESE STATE 13 *Southwestern Louisiana 13 *Southeastern Louisiana 170 Total Points

Opp. 10 13 19 28 27 14 0 21 19 7 158

Date 9/14 9/28 10/05 10/12 10/18 10/26 11/02 11/08 11/16 11/23

1964 Record 4-5-0(1-4-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 5th NSU Team 10 Louisiana College 17 *NORTHEAST LA. 31 Pensacola Navy 16 OUACHITA

Opp. 3 12 15 6

Date 9/25 10/02 10/08 10/16

83

*Louisiana Tech Martin Tennessee *McNEESE STATE *Southwestern Louisiana *Southeastern Louisiana Total Points

1967-1971 34-14-1 (.674), 5 seasons

Gossett was the most successful coach in Demon football history. His teams broke or tied 50 offensive school records. In 196970, Gossett posted records of 7-2 and 7-3.

1967 Record 6-3-0(3-2-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 49 HANOVER COLLEGE 55 Louisiana College 21 *NORTHEAST LA. 28 PENSACOLA NAVY 7 *Louisiana Tech 20 TROY STATE

Opp. 0 6 14 16 0 28

Date 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/07 10/21 10/28

FOOTBALL 7 24 14 225

*McNEESE STATE *Southwestern Louisiana *SOUTHEASTERN LA. Total Points

1968 Record 5-4-0(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T4th NSU Team 16 Abilene Christian 33 TENNESSEE TECH 39 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 7 *Northeast Louisiana 48 CAMERON STATE 39 *Louisiana Tech 28 *McNeese State 7 *SOUTHWESTERN LA 19 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 236 Total Points

21 11/04 9 11/10 26 11/18 120

Opp. 17 15 14 3 7 42 12 14 24 148

Date 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/05 10/12 10/19 11/09 11/16 11/22

1969 Record 7-2-0(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, 2nd NSU Team 3 North Alabama 35 Tennessee Tech 37 STEPHEN F.AUSTIN 28 *NORTHEAST LA. 21 *Louisiana Tech 48 JACKSONVILLE STATE 29 *McNEESE STATE 33 *Southwestern Louisiana 34 *Southeastern Louisiana 268 Total Points

Opp. 27 24 35 10 42 21 28 28 6 221

Date 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/04 10/18 10/25 11/08 11/15 11/22

1970 Record 7-3-0(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf States Conference, T2nd NSU Team 42 NORTH ALABAMA 9 Stephen F. Austin 32 SW Oklahoma State 17 *Northeast Louisiana 21 PENSACOLA NAVY 20 *Louisiana Tech 6 Jacksonville State 14 *McNeese State 21 *SOUTHWESTERN LA. 22 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 204 Total Points

Opp. 21 7 14 21 6 17 35 7 24 14 166

Date 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/03 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/07 11/14 11/21

1971 Record 6-2-1 NSU Team 24 Gustavus Adolphus 18 Stephen F. Austin 17 SW OKLAHOMA STATE

Opp. 10 7 10

Date 9/11 9/18 9/25

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14 9 21 3 27 14 147

NORTHEAST LA. Delta State LouisianaTech McNEESE STATE Southwestern Louisiana Southeastern Louisiana Total Points

15 7 33 3 19 6 110

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George Doherty 1972-1974 15-17 (.469), 3 seasons

Widely respected by his peers, Doherty led the Demons to a surprising 8-2 record and the Gulf South Conference title in his first season. That earned him coach of the year honors in the league and in the state. He was promoted to athletic director in 1974 and relinquished the coaching duties.

1972 Record 8-2-0(6-0-0,GSC) Gulf South Conference, 1st GULF SOUTH CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 3 SW Oklahoma State 7 9/09 20 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 7 9/16 32 BISHOP COLLEGE 12 9/23 17 *Northeast Louisiana 7 9/30 12 *DELTA STATE 0 10/07 14 *North Alabama 7 10/14 16 Louisiana Tech 20 10/21 25 *McNeese State 10 11/04 6 SOUTHWESTERN LA 3 11/11 24 *SOUTHEASTERN LA 8 11/25 169 Total Points 81 1973 Record 6-5-0(3-4-0,GSC) Gulf South Conference, 5th NSU Team 24 East Texas State 23 SW OKLAHOMA STATE 28 Bishop College 13 NORTHEAST LA. 0 *Nicholls State 27 *NORTH ALABAMA 7 Louisiana Tech 0 McNEESE STATE 20 Southwestern Louisiana 21 *Southeastern Louisiana 6 *Delta State 169 Total Points

Opp. 0 7 7 16 3 14 26 14 10 14 31 142

Date 9/08 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/06 10/13 10/20 11/03 11/10 11/17 11/22

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FOOTBALL Sam Goodwin

1983-1999 102-88-3 (.528), 17 seasons

Goodwin’s impact in 17 seasons as coach was immense. He became the winningest coach in school and Southland Football League history, with 102 Demon victories including 49 in Southland competition. His teams captured four conference titles and featured many of the school’s greatest players. Nine of his last 12 teams were nationally ranked, including the 1998 club, which tied the school record with 11 wins, finished No. 3 nationally and reached the Division I-AA playoff semifinals.

The 1972 Gulf South Conference champions

1974 Record 1-10-0(1-6-0,GSC) Gulf South Conference, 8th NSU Team 6 *Troy State 13 Grambling 13 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 7 *DELTA STATE 8 Northeast Louisiana 0 *NICHOLLS STATE 0 Louisiana Tech 13 *Jacksonville State 7 McNeese State 10 SOUTHWESTERN LA 40 *SOUTHEASTERN LA 117 Total Points

Opp. 28 14 14 35 14 7 34 36 17 14 3 216

Date 9/07 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/05 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/09 11/16 11/23

A.L. Williams

1975-82 39-45 (.464), 8 seasons

Considered an expert offensive coach, Williams produced some of the best players in school history. He was a leader in the formation of Division I-AA and guided three teams into the national rankings. His 1980 team was 8-3 and the 1982 team finished 7-4, with each club ranked in the final I-AA top 20 poll.

1975 Record 1-10-0 NSU Team 0 Arkansas State 13 Stephen F. Austin 14 Delta State 20 NORTHEAST LA. 10 Nicholls State 14 LOUISIANA TECH 0 JACKSONVILLE STATE 0 TROY STATE 14 McNeese State 17 Southwestern Louisiana 6 Southeastern Louisiana 108 Total Points

Opp. 42 17 12 34 23 41 21 24 31 40 31 316

Date 9/06 9/20 9/27 10/04 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/01 11/08 11/15 11/22

1976 Record 5-5-0 NSU Team 6 Lamar 47 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 17 DELTA STATE 24 Arkansas State 20 NICHOLLS STATE 6 Louisiana Tech 21 Northeast Louisiana 15 McNeese State 7 SOUTHWESTERN LA 27 SOUTHEASTERN LA 190 Total Points

Opp. 17 0 7 44 8 35 9 24 3 34 181

Date 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/02 10/09 10/23 10/30 11/06 11/13 11/20

1977 Record 6-5-0 NSU Team 28 TEXAS-ARLINGTON 0 Cincinnati 30 ARKANSAS STATE 20 Stephen F. Austin 13 #NORTHEAST LA. 6 Nicholls State 43 LAMAR 8 Louisiana Tech 7 McNEESE STATE 20 Southwestern Louisiana 21 Southeastern Louisiana 196 Total Points

Opp. 24 41 7 6 0 10 0 30 14 13 38 183

Date 9/03 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/15 10/22 11/05 11/12 11/19

1978 Record 5-6-0 NSU Team 21 LAMAR 21 Stephen F. Austin 10 #McNEESE STATE 0 Northeast Louisiana 14 Arkansas State 7 Louisville 20 Louisiana Tech 28 NICHOLLS STATE 7 Texas-Arlington 17 SOUTHWESTERN LA. 13 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 158 Total Points

Opp. 17 14 7 46 23 51 45 18 30 19 12 282

Date 9/09 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/07 10/14 10/20 10/28 11/04 11/11 11/18

1979 Record 3-6-0 NSU Team 27 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 14 Texas-Arlington 20 #NORTHEAST LA. 7 Southeastern Louisiana 25 Louisiana Tech 24 Nicholls State

Opp. 21 37 14 33 21 27

Date 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/13 10/20 10/27

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McNeese State Lamar CENTRAL MICHIGAN Total Points

44 11/03 28 11/10 28 11/17 253

1980 Record 8-3-0 NSU Team 31 ABILENE CHRISTIAN 38 TEXAS-ARLINGTON 22 Stephen F. Austin 13 McNeese State 14 Northeast Louisiana 48 NEW YORK TECH 23 Louisiana Tech 0 Central Michigan 40 PORTLAND STATE 21 #NICHOLLS STATE 16 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 266 Total Points

Opp. 10 31 3 10 38 6 27 17 21 14 14 191

Date 9/06 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/04 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/01 11/08 11/22

1981 Record 4-6-0 NSU Team 20 Boise State 59 ANGELO STATE 42 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 38 Abilene Christian 21 #EAST TEXAS STATE 21 McNEESE STATE 33 Louisiana Tech 16 Southeastern Louisiana 31 Nicholls State 41 NORTHEAST LA. 332 Total Points

Opp. 32 26 13 41 28 42 37 21 17 9 266

Date 9/05 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/03 10/10 10/24 10/31 11/07 11/21

1982 Record 7-4-0 NSU Team 24 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE 17 Angelo State 28 Stephen F. Austin 35 #ABILENE CHRISTIAN 20 East Texas State 11 McNeese State 28 ALCORN STATE 0 Louisiana Tech 38 NICHOLLS STATE 31 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 27 Northeast Louisiana 259 Total Points

Opp. 20 26 14 30 24 21 7 33 6 3 28 212

Date 9/04 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/02 10/09 10/16 10/23 11/06 11/13 11/20

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1983 Record 4-7-0 NSU Team 13 McNEESE STATE 30 ANGELO STATE 19 Tulsa 17 Abilene Christian 25 #STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 14 Southwest Texas 20 Alcorn State 10 Louisiana Tech 24 Nicholls State 23 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 13 NORTHEAST LA. 208 Total Points

Opp. 18 22 26 20 27 16 24 21 21 7 9 211

Date 9/03 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/15 10/22 11/05 11/12 11/19

1984 Record 7-4-0(4-1-0,GSC) Gulf Star Conference, T1st GULF STAR CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS NSU Team Opp. Date 14 McNeese State 17 9/01 7 Angelo State 10 9/08 26 ABILENE CHRISTIAN 7 9/22 27 Northeast Louisiana 10 9/29 28 *#SOUTHWEST TEXAS 7 10/06 19 *NICHOLLS STATE 0 10/13 0 Louisiana Tech 5 10/20 38 *SAM HOUSTON 7 10/27 22 Southern Miss 0 11/03 34 *Southeastern Louisiana 14 11/10 18 *Stephen F. Austin 22 11/17 233 Total Points 99 1985 Record 3-8-0(2-3-0,GSC) Gulf Star Conference, T2nd NSU Team 10 ARKANSAS STATE 14 North Texas State 14 McNEESE STATE 7 Southern Miss 21 #NORTHEAST LA. 14 *Sam Houston 17 Louisiana Tech 17 *Southwest Texas 20 *Nicholls State 14 *Southeastern Louisiana 10 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 158 Total Points

Opp. 12 34 13 14 45 10 33 26 14 20 19 240

Date 8/31 9/07 9/14 9/28 10/05 10/19 10/26 11/02 11/09 11/16 11/23

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DEMON 1986 Record 5-5-1(2-2-0,GSC) Gulf Star Conference, T2nd NSU Team 0 Arkansas State 9 McNeese State 29 DELTA STATE 17 Northeast Louisiana 3 North Texas State 31 *SAM HOUSTON 13 Louisiana Tech 6 *SOUTHWEST TEXAS 28 *#NICHOLLS STATE 17 Boise State 14 *Stephen F. Austin 167 Total Points 1987 Record 6-5-0(3-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 3rd NSU Team 23 Arkansas State 39 *McNEESE STATE 13 *NORTH TEXAS STATE 31 *#NORTHEAST LA. 3 Southwestern Louisiana 24 *Southwest Texas 0 Louisiana Tech 7 *Sam Houston State 31 Nicholls State 26 JACKSON STATE 33 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 230 Total Points

Opp. 21 3 10 14 24 23 13 29 13 31 28 209

Opp. 20 3 15 33 13 21 23 34 28 24 21 235

Date 9/06 9/13 9/20 10/04 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/01 11/08 11/15 11/22

Date 9/05 9/12 9/19 10/03 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21

1988 Record 10-3-0(6-0-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 1st SLC CHAMPIONS, FCS PLAYOFFS NSU Team Opp. Date 24 SOUTHWEST MISSOURI 8 9/03 26 Nevada Reno 35 9/10 41 EAST TEXAS STATE 13 9/24 49 *#SOUTHWEST TEXAS 21 10/01 25 *McNeese State 20 10/08 27 NICHOLLS STATE 12 10/15 27 *Northeast Louisiana 15 10/22 49 *SAM HOUSTON 14 10/29 25 *North Texas 17 11/05 16 Jackson State 21 11/12 20 *Stephen F. Austin 17 11/19 22 %Boise State 13 11/26 30 %Idaho 38 12/03 381 Total Points 244 % FCS Playoffs 1989 Record 4-5-2(3-1-2, SLC) Southland Conference, 2nd NSU Team 10 Southwest Missouri 10 Eastern Illinois 38 EAST TEXAS STATE 18 *McNEESE STATE 31 *Southwest Texas 30 *#NORTH TEXAS 14 *Northeast Louisiana 3 *Sam Houston 15 *Nicholls State 14 JACKSON STATE 17 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 200 Total Points

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Opp. 20 20 14 17 14 7 14 26 21 27 17 197

1990 Record 5-6-0(3-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 22 EASTERN ILLINOIS 7 NICHOLLS STATE 24 EAST TEXAS STATE 28 *North Texas 8 Arkansas State 21 *McNeese State 12 *#SOUTHWEST TEXAS 3 *Northeast Louisiana 27 *SAM HOUSTON 31 Jackson State 20 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 203 Total Points 1991 Record 6-5-0(4-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 28 Arkansas State 14 Nevada 0 Texas-El Paso 26 EAST TEXAS STATE 24 *NORTH TEXAS 20 *#McNEESE STATE 9 *NORTHEAST LA. 0 *Southwest Texas 3 *Sam Houston State 16 *Nicholls State 52 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 92 Total Points 1992 Record 7-4-0(4-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 3rd NSU Team 27 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE 19 Troy State 20 EAST TEXAS STATE 24 Arkansas State 37 *North Texas 0 *McNeese State 18 *#NORTHEAST LA. 20 *SOUTHWEST TEXAS 19 *SAM HOUSTON 44 *NICHOLLS STATE 24 *Stephen F. Austin 252 Total Points

Opp. 23 19 7 18 16 38 21 14 10 24 3 193

Opp. 3 45 14 23 10 3 24 24 13 10 0 169

Opp. 6 38 0 18 34 29 28 17 42 6 10 222

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Date 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17

Date 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23

Date 9/2 9/12 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21

1993 Record 5-6-0(3-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 4th NSU Team 13 Southern 14 TROY STATE 30 EAST TEXAS STATE 24 *Northeast Louisiana 35 *#NICHOLLS STATE 34 *Sam Houston State 38 *North Texas 15 *SOUTHWEST TEXAS 34 Eastern Illinois 7 *McNEESE STATE 20 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 264 Total Points

Opp. 30 21 19 26 21 27 37 22 26 34 51 314

Date 9/4 9/11 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20

1994 Record 5-6-0(3-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 3rd NSU Team 0 SOUTHERN 15 DELTA STATE 35 *Nicholls State 24 EAST TEXAS STATE 24 TROY STATE 54 *SAM HOUSTON 25 *#NORTH TEXAS 41 *Southwest Texas 28 Louisiana Tech 7 *McNEESE STATE 13 *Stephen F. Austin 266 Total Points

Opp. 20 12 3 28 20 0 28 17 38 28 34 228

Date 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19

1995 Record 6-5-0(2-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 7 Southern 17 Troy State 34 DELTA STATE 45 EAST TEXAS STATE 22 Boise State 34 *NICHOLLS STATE 24 *Sam Houston 42 Northeast Louisiana 14 *#SOUTHWEST TEXAS 10 *McNeese State 20 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 269 Total Points

Opp. 13 34 0 17 17 14 2 39 28 20 25 209

Date 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/11 11/16

Date 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/9 11/18

1996 Record 6-5-0(3-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 27 Southern 33 EAST TEXAS STATE 20 Boise State 10 Northeast Louisiana 17 *Nicholls State 38 *#Sam Houston 14 Youngstown State 49 *Southwest Texas 13 *Troy State 3 *McNeese State 17 *Stephen F. Austin 241 Total Points

Date 9/7 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23

1997 Record 8-4-0(6-1-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T1st SLC CHAMPIONS, FCS PLAYOFFS NSU Team Opp. Date 9 Southern 27 9/6 42 Henderson State 7 9/13 19 *Nicholls State 0 9/27 7 Northeast Louisiana 17 10/4 7 *McNeese State 50 10/11 31 *Southwest Texas 3 10/18 49 #ARKANSAS TECH 10 10/25 14 *Troy State 13 11/1 42 *JACKSONVILLE STATE 21 11/8 35 *Sam Houston 19 11/15 38 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 24 11/20 10 %Eastern Washington 40 11/29 303 Total Points 231 % FCS Playoffs 1998 Record 11-3-0(6-1-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 1st SLC CHAMPIONS, FCS PLAYOFFS NSU Team Opp. Date 28 SOUTHERN 7 9/5 24 Southwestern Louisiana 22 9/12 53 HENDERSON STATE 7 9/19 34 *Southwest Texas 10 9/26 14 Missouri 35 10/3 14 *McNEESE STATE 10 10/15 28 *Nicholls State 26 10/24 13 *#Troy State 14 10/31 53 *Jacksonville State 36 11/7 59 *Sam Houston 3 11/14 35 *Stephen F. Austin 21 11/21 48 %ILLINOIS STATE 28 11/28 31 %APPALACHIAN ST. 20 12/5 31 %MASSACHUSETTS 41 12/12 465 Total Points 280 % FCS Playoffs

The 1988 Southland Conference championship team Southland Conference Champions: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2004 nsudemons.com // @NSUDemonsFB // #DemoNSUnite

Opp. 10 7 16 13 19 21 24 0 26 20 10 166

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DEMON 1999 Record 4-7-0(3-4, SLC) Southland Conference, 4th NSU Team 13 Southern 6 Southern Miss 52 TARLETON STATE 7 Louisiana-Monroe 42 *NICHOLLS STATE 21 *Troy State 17 *McNeese State 36 *#SW TEXAS 35 *JACKSONVILLE ST. 0 *Sam Houston State 14 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 243 Total Points

Opp. 20 40 6 38 17 24 20 21 7 21 29 243

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Date 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20

Steve Roberts 2000-2001 14-9(.609), 2 seasons

Hired June 9, 2000 to succeed the retiring Sam Goodwin, Roberts posted two straight winning seasons and steered the 2001 Demons to the Division I-AA playoffs. Last-minute wins in 2000 at LouisianaLafayette and against McNeese State, and an overtime victory at bowl-bound TCU in 2001, highlighted his tenure. Roberts was 2-0 against instate rival Southern while at NSU.

2000 Record 6-5-0(3-4, SLC) Southland Conference, 8th NSU Team Opp. 31 SOUTHERN 20 7 Central Florida 19 23 Louisiana-Lafayette 21 57 GARDNER-WEBB 17 24 *$TROY STATE 17 27 *$Nicholls State 21 37 *#MCNEESE STATE 34 10 *Southwest Texas 21 24 *Jacksonville State 28 13 *SAM HOUSTON 27 3 *Stephen F. Austin 17 256 Total Points 242 $ Forfeited game due to ineligible player 2001 Record 8-4-0(4-2-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 3rd NSU Team 30 Southern 55 HENDERSON STATE 27(ot) at TCU 0 Oklahoma State 14 *Sam Houston 24 Elon 47 *#NICHOLLS STATE 42 *JACKSONVILLE STATE 20 *Southwest Texas 10 *McNeese State 31 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 19 %Montana 319 Total Points % FCS Playoffs

Opp. 21 17 24 24 30 6 14 17 17 17 17 28 232

Date 9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18

Date 9/1 9/8 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 12/1

The 1998 Southland Conference champions and NCAA I-AA semifinalist Scott Stoker

2002-2008 43-28-0(.530), 7 seasons

Two FCS Division playoff appearances in his seven seasons, highly regarded recruiting classes and record-breaking performances were among the highlights in Scott Stoker’s tenure as head coach at his alma mater. The Demons were nationally ranked four seasons and the Purple Swarm defense has finished rated 15th, 9th and 3rd, respectively, while leading the SLC in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006.

2002 Record 9-4-0(4-2-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 2nd FCS PLAYOFFS NSU Team 35 DELTA STATE 30 Southern 34 Delaware State 7 Georgia 47 ELON 40 *SOUTHWEST TEXAS 38 SW OKLAHOMA 21 *Nicholls State 38 *SAM HOUSTON 10 *Jacksonville State 3 *MCNEESE STATE 42 *Stephen F. Austin 14 %Montana 359 Total Points % FCS Playoffs 2003 Record 6-6-0(1-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 3rd NSU Team 23 JACKSON STATE 24(ot) Tulane 43 DELAWARE STATE 14 UL-Monroe 10 Northern Iowa 59 OK PANHANDLE 87 SOUTHEASTERN LA. 49 *Texas State 30 *NICHOLLS STATE 24 *Sam Houston State 9 *McNeese State 14 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 386 Total Points

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Opp. 7 20 14 45 20 27 0 14 10 19 27 35 45 283

Opp. 7 27 6 10 43 0 27 19 40 29 13 44 265

Date 8/29 9/7 9/14 9/21 10/5 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30

Date 8/30 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/8 11/15 11/22

2004 Record 8-4-0(4-1-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 1st SLC CHAMPIONS, FCS PLAYOFFS NSU Team Opp. Date 7 Louisiana-Lafayette 14 9/4 28 Jackson State 20 9/11 52 TEXAS SOUTHERN 6 9/18 40 APPALACHIAN ST. 35 9/25 63 OK PANHANDLE 14 10/2 47 *#MCNEESE ST. 17 10/16 14 *Nicholls State 40 10/21 17 North Dakota State 30 10/30 44 *TEXAS STATE 7 11/6 45 *SAM HOUSTON ST. 27 11/13 37 *Stephen F. Austin 16 11/20 7 %Montana 56 11/27 401 Total Points 282 % FCS Playoffs 2005 Record 5-5-0(3-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 27 Louisiana-Monroe 7 NORTH DAKOTA ST. 28 Louisiana-Lafayette 10 *Sam Houston State. 31 #*SOUTHEASTERN LA 16 *Texas State 14 NORTHEASTERN 24 *NICHOLLS STATE 17 *McNeese State 41 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 215 Total Points 2006 Record 4-7-0(2-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 5th NSU Team 18 at Kansas 10 at Baylor 23 DELAWARE STATE 20 ARK-MONTICELLO 20 *SAM HOUSTON ST. 24 *at Southeastern La. 9 *at Nicholls State 19 #*TEXAS STATE 7 at Ole Miss 26 *MCNEESE STATE 11 *at Stephen F. Austin 187 Total Points

FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

Opp. 23 35 49 6 10 31 12 31 22 21 240

Date 9/1 9/10 9/17 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/17

2007 Record 4-7-0(3-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T4th NSU Team 41 HENDERSON ST. 31 *CENTRAL ARK. 14 at Northeastern 7 at Texas Tech 0 *at Nicholls State 27 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 20 *at Sam Houston State 17 #*TEXAS STATE 31 at Ole Miss 21 *at McNeese State 31 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 240 Total Points

Opp. 6 28 42 75 58 24 42 20 38 27 12 372

Date 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17

2008 Record 7-5-0(4-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 30 A&M-COMMERCE 6 at Baylor 31 GRAMBLING 18 CAL POLY 63 SE OKLAHOMA 36 *NICHOLLS STATE 21 *at Southeastern La. 24 #*SAM HOUSTON ST. 34 (ot) *at Texas State 6 *at Central Arkansas 17 *MCNEESE STATE 34 *at Stephen F. Austin 320 Total Points

Opp. 14 51 19 52 12 28 26 16 31 42 24 24 339

Date 8/30 9/6 9/14 9/20 9/27 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22

Bradley Dale Peveto 2009-2012 14-30(.318), 4 seasons

Opp. 49 47 3 3 30 31 ot 0 10 27 29 ot 20 249

Date 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/16

Hired Dec. 17, 2009 as head coach, Peveto was a record-smashing, highly-successful defensive coordinator at NSU from 1996-98 under Sam Goodwin. His team had the fourth best improved record in Division I in 2010.

2009 Record 0-11-0(0-7-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 8th NSU Team 7 at Houston 17 at Grambling 20 NORTH DAKOTA 13 at Baylor 0 *CENTRAL ARKANSAS 23 *at McNeese State 17 #*TEXAS STATE

Opp. 55 38 27 68 34 51 20

Date 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/10 10/17 10/24

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*at Sam Houston State *SOUTHEASTERN LA. *at Nicholls *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN Total Points

2010 Record 5-6-0(4-3-0, SLC) Southland Conference, T3rd NSU Team 21 at Air Force 7 SAMFORD 17 TARLETON STATE 24 at North Dakota 7 *MCNEESE STATE 24 *at #22 Central Arkansas 16 *at Texas State 23 (ot) #*SAM HOUSTON 35 *at Southeastern La. 7 *NICHOLLS 13 *at Stephen F. Austin 194 Total Points

34 10/31 27 11/7 28 11/14 19 11/21 401

Opp. Date 65 9/4 19 9/11 14 9/18 49 9/25 24 10/2 19 10/9 3 10/23 20 10/30 16 11/6 37 11/13 36 11/20 302

NSU’s 2004 Southland Conferenece champions Jay Thomas

2013-PRESENT 6-6 (.500), 1 season

2011 Record 5-6-0(3-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 4th NSU Team 24 DELTA STATE 3 at LSU 17 at Southern Methodist 34 NICHOLLS 18 *MCNEESE STATE 37 *at Lamar 51 #*SOUTHEASTERN LA. 23 *at Texas State 20 *CENTRAL ARKANSAS 17 *at Sam Houston 0 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 244 Total Points

Opp. 23 49 40 0 20 17 17 10 45 43 33 339

Date 9/1 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19

2012 Record 4-7-0(2-5-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 5th NSU Team 6 at Texas Tech 31 ARKANSAS-MONTICELLO 34 at Nevada 45 MISSISSPPI VALLEY ST. 22 *at McNeese State 30 *LAMAR 22 *at Southeastern La. 27 *NICHOLLS 14 *at Central Arkansas 17 *SAM HOUSTON 17 *at Stephen F. Austin 265 Total Points

Opp. 44 24 45 14 30 23 27 26 35 52 34 354

Date 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17

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Former Nicholls head coach Jay Thomas, the Demons’ defensive line coach in 2010-11, had immediate impact in his first season as the Demons’ head man. Breaking records with a wide-open, versatile offense, and fielding a Purple Swarm unit that ranked second in the Southland in total defense, Thomas posted the best record since 2008.

2013 Record 6-6-0(3-4-0, SLC) Southland Conference, 5th NSU Team 23 at Missouri State 55 SOUTHERN 9 at Cincinnati 28 at Alabama-Birmingham 37 LANGSTON 21 *at Nicholls 22 *SOUTHEASTERN LA. 10 *at Sam Houston State 31 *CENTRAL ARKANSAS 37 *LAMAR 17 *at McNeese State 40 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 330 Total Points

Opp. 17 14 66 52 0 33 37 44 28 28 43 27 389

Date 8/29 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23

Years 1907-08 1909 1910-12 1913-33 1934-56 1957-66 1967-71 1972-74 1975-82 1983-99 2000-01 2002-08 2009-12 2013-present 104 years

NORTHWESTERN STATE ALL-TIME COACHING RECORDS Coach Won Lost Tied John W. Coolidge 1 3 1 J.H. Griffith 4 1 0 Dr. C.G. Pool 11 7 2 H. Lee Prather 75 50 2 Harry “Rags” Turpin 100 92 11 Jack Clayton 58 35 2 Glenn Gossett 31 14 1 George Doherty 15 17 0 A.L. Williams 39 45 0 Sam Goodwin 102 88 3 Steve Roberts 14 9 0 Scott Stoker 43 38 0 Bradley Dale Peveto 14 30 0 Jay Thomas 6 6 0 13 coaches 513 435 22

Harry “Rags” Turpin H. Lee Prather Sam Goodwin

LONGEST NSU COACHING CAREER 22 years 20 years 17 years

Sam Goodwin Harry “Rags” Turpin H. Lee Prather

MOST NSU CAREER WINS 102 100 75

J.H. Griffith Glenn Gossett Jack Clayton

BEST NSU WIN PERCENTAGE .800 (4-1-0) .674 (31-14-1) .611 (58-35-2)

Southland Conference Champions: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2004 nsudemons.com // @NSUDemonsFB // #DemoNSUnite

Pct. .200 .800 .550 .590 .493 .611 .674 .469 .464 .528 .609 .531 .318 .500 .540

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DEMON OPPONENTS Abilene Christian Air Force Alabama-Birmingham Alabama State Alexandria Athletic Club Alcorn State Alumni Team Angelo State Appalachian State Arkansas, University of Arkansas A&M College Arkansas-Monticello Arkansas State Arkansas Tech Barksdale Air Force Base Baylor Bishop College (Texas) Boise State Cal Poly Cameron State Camp Beauregard Centenary College Central Arkansas Central Florida Central Michigan Central Oklahoma State Cincinnati, University of Colorado Mining Institute Corpus Christi University Delaware State Delta State Eastern Illinois Eastern Washington East Texas Baptist El Dorado Junior College Elon Fort Polk Army Base Gardner-Webb Georgia Grambling State Hanover College (IN) Henderson State Houston, University of Howard Payne College Idaho, University of Illinois State Incarnate Word Jackson State Jacksonville State Jefferson College (MS) Kansas Lake Charles Air Force Base Lamar University Langston University Livingstone College Lon Morris College Louisiana College Louisiana-Lafayette (USL) La.-Monroe (Northeast La.) Louisiana State University LSU Frosh Louisiana Tech Louisville, University of Loyola University Marine Raiders Marshall (Texas)

G W L T Pts. Opp. Pts. 7 3 4 0 207 189 1 0 1 0 21 65 1 0 1 0 28 52 2 0 2 0 40 87 1 1 0 0 70 0 2 1 1 0 48 31 1 1 0 0 22 0 4 2 2 0 113 84 3 3 0 0 104 75 3 0 3 0 21 127 9 6 1 2 144 63 2 2 0 0 51 27 11 5 6 0 202 214 1 1 0 0 49 10 2 1 1 0 58 19 3 0 3 0 29 166 2 2 0 0 60 19 5 3 2 0 101 109 0 0 1 0 18 52 1 1 0 0 48 7 1 1 0 0 68 0 22 10 8 4 163 259 7 3 4 0 126 231 1 0 1 0 7 19 2 0 2 0 0 45 7 6 1 0 115 57 2 0 2 0 9 107 1 1 0 0 37 0 1 1 0 0 57 6 3 3 0 0 100 23 16 14 2 0 395 156 3 1 2 0 66 69 1 0 1 0 10 40 2 2 0 0 53 20 1 1 0 0 92 0 2 2 0 0 71 26 1 1 0 0 14 0 1 1 0 0 57 17 1 0 1 0 7 45 3 1 2 0 61 71 1 1 0 0 49 0 4 4 0 0 191 37 1 0 1 0 55 7 2 1 1 0 25 18 1 0 1 0 30 38 1 1 0 0 48 28 First Meeting 6 4 2 0 138 123 10 5 5 0 273 241 2 2 0 0 50 13 1 0 1 0 10 49 1 1 0 0 7 0 18 10 7 1 334 294 1 1 0 0 37 0 1 1 0 0 64 0 8 7 1 0 135 60 57 37 13 7 1060 405 75 36 35 4 943 1032 48 28 19 1 953 817 11 0 11 0 3 439 1 1 0 0 13 0 77 19 53 5 773 1479 1 0 1 0 7 51 2 0 2 0 7 54 1 1 0 0 20 7 1 1 0 0 27 0

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First Last 1963 1984 2010 2010 2013 2013 1950 1951 1909 1909 1982 1983 1910 1910 1981 1984 1963 2004 1946 1961 1922 1936 2006 2012 1948 1992 1997 1997 1945 1948 2006 2009 1972 1973 1981 1996 2008 2008 1968 1968 1942 1942 1908 1947 2007 2013 2000 2000 1979 1980 1948 1954 1977 2013 1959 1959 1961 1961 2002 2006 1933 2011 1989 1993 1997 1997 1949 1950 1931 1931 2001 2002 1944 1944 2000 2000 2002 2002 1974 2009 1967 1967 1997 2007 2009 2009 1955 1956 1988 1988 1998 1998 1987 1969 1925 2006 1945 1925 2013 1958 1925 1908 1909 1952 1911 1924 1907 1978 1923 1944 1928

2004 2002 1926 2006 1945 2013 2013 1958 1935 1968 2005 2005 2011 1924 1994 1978 1930 1944 1928

FOOTBALL OPPONENTS G W L T Pts. Opp. Pts. Massachusetts, University of 1 0 1 0 31 41 McNeese State 63 20 42 1 966 1321 Mexico Polytechnic Institute 2 2 0 0 107 14 Millsaps College 2 0 1 1 19 32 Mississippi College 2 2 0 0 51 26 Mississippi State 2 0 2 0 0 81 Mississippi Valley State 1 1 0 0 45 14 Missouri State 3 2 1 0 57 45 Missouri, University of 1 0 1 0 14 35 Monroe (LA) High 5 4 0 1 242 8 Montana 3 0 3 0 40 129 Murray State University (KY) 2 2 0 0 39 6 Natchitoches Athletic Club 3 2 0 1 18 0 Nevada-Reno 3 0 3 0 74 125 New York Tech 1 1 0 0 48 6 Nicholls State 41 25* 16 0 938 747 North Alabama 6 4 2 0 133 104 North Dakota 2 0 2 0 44 76 North Dakota State 2 0 2 0 24 65 North Texas 10 6 4 0 237 224 Northeastern (MA) 2 1 1 0 28 54 Northern Iowa 1 0 1 0 10 43 Northwest Missouri State 2 2 0 0 84 14 Oklahoma Panhandle State 2 2 0 0 122 14 Ole Miss 2 0 2 0 38 65 Oklahoma State 1 0 1 0 24 0 Ouachita College (AR) 8 7 1 0 166 40 Pensacola (FL) Naval Air Station 6 6 0 0 145 53 Picked Team (1912) 1 0 1 0 0 22 Portland State 1 1 0 0 40 21 Rusk College (TX) 5 4 1 0 82 23 St. Charles College 3 1 1 1 13 35 Sam Houston State 36 19 17 0 855 753 Samford 1 0 1 0 7 19 Selman Field Air Base 3 0 3 0 7 46 Shreveport High 3 1 1 1 33 23 SE Oklahoma State 3 3 0 0 137 12 Southeastern Louisiana 57 29 28 0 1122 1010 Southern 11 6 5 0 243 196 Southern Methodist 1 0 1 0 7 40 Southern Mississippi 22 11 11 0 260 405 Southwestern (OK) State 5 4 1 0 113 38 Stephen F. Austin 70 43 24 3 1468 1058 Stetson University 2 2 0 0 20 7 Tarleton State 3 3 0 0 100 26 Tennessee Martin 2 1 1 0 43 26 Tennessee Tech 2 2 0 0 68 39 Texas-Arlington 4 2 2 0 87 122 Texas A&M-Commerce 28 16 10 2 448 377 Texas Christian 1 1 0 0 27 24 Texas-El Paso 1 0 1 0 0 14 Texas Lutheran College 1 1 0 0 43 12 Texas State 29 17 12 0 613 529 Texas Tech 2 0 2 0 13 119 Troy State 13 4* 9 0 199 298 Texas Southern 1 1 0 0 52 6 Tulane 1 0 1 0 24 27 Tulane University Frosh 2 2 0 0 21 0 Tulsa University 1 0 1 0 19 26 Union College 3 2 1 0 51 27 Winnfield (LA) High 4 4 0 0 102 11 Wofford College 1 0 0 1 0 0 Youngstown State 1 0 1 0 14 24 (*) Includes forfeit of 2000 Demon win

FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

First Last 1998 1998 1951 2013 1961 1962 1928 1936 1982 1992 1945 1946 2012 2012 1988 2013 1998 1998 1911 1915 2001 2004 1939 1940 1908 1921 1988 2012 1980 1980 1973 2013 1962 1973 2009 2010 2004 2005 1985 1994 2005 2007 2003 2003 1949 1950 2003 2004 2006 2007 2001 2001 1939 1965 1959 1970 1912 1912 1980 1980 1923 1927 1915 1921 1929 2013 2010 2010 1944 1945 1908 1914 1954 2008 1935 2013 1993 2013 2011 2011 1930 1999 1970 2002 1924 2013 1955 1956 1962 2010 1965 1966 1968 1969 1977 1980 1926 2008 2001 2001 1991 1991 1958 1958 1983 2011 2007 2012 1966 2000 2004 2004 2003 2003 1922 1923 1983 1983 1930 1949 1910 1920 1948 1948 1996 1996

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DEMON -AABDULLAH, Shane (DL) - 2013 ABLES, John (E) - 1953 ADAMS, Brook (S) - 2004, 05 ADAMS, Darius (RB) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 ADAMS, Mike (DE) - 2010, 11 ADKINS, Zach (QB) - 2013 AINSWORTH, Rickey (C) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 AKBAR, Hakeem (LB) - 1988 AKINS, J.R. (C) - 1948, 49, 50, 54 ALBERT, Rico (CB)- 2011, 12, 13 ALDREDGE, Corwyn (E) - 1962, 63, 64 ALDREDGE, Jimmy (HB) - 1958, 59, 60, 61 ALDREDGE, Justin (DB) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 ALEXANDER, Danny (FB) - 1991, 92, 93, 94 ALLEN, Danny (DE) - 2001, 2002 ALLEN, Frank (TB) - 1985 ALLEN, Mike (WR) - 1993, 94, 95 ALFORD, Mike (LB) - 1996, 97 ALMOND,Mike (WR) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 ALONZO, Paul (DT) - 1966 ALOST, Bobby (T) - 1954, 55 ANDERSON, Jay (OT) - 1987, 88 ANDING, Al - 1962, 63 ANGLE, Perry (HB) - 1944 ANGLIN, Will (S) - 2013 ANTHONY, Quinn (DL) - 2009, 10, 11 ARCENEAUX, Bryan (NG) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 ARCENEAUX, Colby (DB) - 2008, 09 ARCHER, Stuart (OL) - 1994, 95 AREVALO, Paul (TE) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 ARMSTREET, Josh (RB)- 2011, 12 ARMSTRONG, Leroy (DE)- 2012, 13 ARNOLD, Davis (OL) - 1966 ARNOLD, Preston (TE) - 1994, 95 ARTISTE, Gary (OL) - 2013 ATZENWEILER, Garrett (RB) - 2013 AUSTIN, Dante (FB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 AYMOND, James (HB) - 1963, 64, 65

-BBAGLEY, Ronnie (CB) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 BAILES, Larry (T) - 1953 BAILEY, Ben (WR) - 2003, 04, 06, 07 BAILEY, Brian (T) - 1996, 97 BAILEY, Major (SE) - 1984, 85 BAKER, Francis (T) - 1949 BAKER, Steve (OLB) - 1985 BALL, Jason (OL) - 1991, 92, 93 BALL, Scotty (DB) - 1996, 97 BALDWIN, Cornelius (DB) - 1990 BALDWIN, Sterling (DT) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 BALLARD, Butch (QB) - 1974, 75 BALLOT, Eric (TE) - 1990 BALTHAZOR, F.H. (G) - 1944 BAMBRICK, Tommy (B) - 1946 BANKS, Cal (DE) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 BANKSTON, Mixon “Doc” (E) - 1954, 55 BANNA, Issa (FB) - 2003, 04 BARKATE, Joe (DHB) - 1951, 52, 53 BARKLEY, Eric (QB) - 1980, 81 BARNES, Jahvez (S) - 2013 BARNES, Troy (DB) - 1994, 95 BARNIDGE, Williams (T) - 1948, 49 BASS, Wade - 1951, 52 BATEMAN, Ernest - 1948, 49 BATES, Raymond (HB) - 1953, 54, 55, 56 BAUMGARTEN, Shawn (OL) - 1993, 94, 95 BEACH, Ben (QB) - 2000, 02 BEASLEY, Don (QB) - 1961, 62, 63, 64 BEASLEY, Joe (QB) - 1964 BECK, J.W. (QB) - 1956, 57

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BECK, James (HB) - 1948, 49, 50 BECK, Pete (HB) - 1955 BEENE, Sean (S) - 2003, 04 BELL, Chad (DB/WR) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 BELL, Cory (WR) - 2000, 01, 02, 04 BELLE, DeAndre (DB) - 1997 BELL, Demtress (OL) - 2005, 06, 07 BELLIPANNI, M.J. (B) - 1945 BENNETT, Byron (TB) - 2000 BENNET, James (WR) - 1977, 78, 79, 81 BERLITZ, Richard (E) - 1962, 63, 64 BERNARD, Octave (T) - 1958, 59, 60, 61 BERRY, Arthur (NG) - 1981, 82, 84 BERT, Doug - 1956, 58 BERTRAND, Terry (CB) - 1980, 81, 82 BIAS, Eric (DT) -1987 BICE, Jack - 1952, 53, 54, 55 BICKHAM, Bruce (WR) - 1976, 77, 78 BIGLEY, David (DT) - 1979, 80 BIVENS, Darvel (RB) - 1996, 98 BLACK, John (TE) - 2003, 04 BLACK, Patrick (LB) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 BLACK, Nathan (WR) - 1998, 99, 2001 BLACKWELL, Jimmy (TE) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 BLACKWELL, Jody (OT) - 1981, 82 BLAISDELL, Brett (OT) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 BLANCHARD, Todd (LB) - 1986, 87 BLESSING, Dustin (OL) - 2005, 06, 07 BLETSCH, Andrew (OL/DL)- 2012, 13 BLINKS, Jarvis (S) - 1972, 73, 74, 75 BLOUIN, Orin (WR) - 1993, 94, 95 BODDIE, Dan (DE) - 1973 BOGUE, Danny (LB) - 1968 BOOGAERTS, Gordon (LB) - 1970, 71 BOOGAERTS, John (S) - 1966, 67, 68, 69 BOOGAERTS, John (DB) - 1966, 67 BOOGAERTS, Mike (OT) - 1975, 76 BOOGAERTS, Roger (DT) - 1973, 74 BOOKER, Brashard (S) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 BOOKER, Michael (OL) - 2008, 09, 10 BOOTH, Billy Jack (E) - 1956, 57, 58, 59 BOOTH, Brian (OL) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 BORDERS, Michael (DE) - 2004 BOSTICK, Stefon (FB) - 2000, 01, 02 BOURGEOIS, J.N. (Manager) - 1956 BOWDEN, Don (HB) - 1957 BOYCE, Mike (OG) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 BOYD, Corris (DB) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 BOYD, James (T) - 1982, 83, 84 BOYD, Terrance (OL) - 2013 BOYD, Thomas (T) - 1958 BRADEN, Tommy (S) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 BRANCH, Alonzo Maxie - 1967 BRANCH, Drew (QB) - 2007, 08 BRANNAGAN, Terry (FB) - 1999, 00 BRITT, William (OL) - 1988,89, 90, 91 BRITTAIN, Jack (WR) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 BREWSTER, Temeni (CB)- 2011 BROADWAY, Cornist (DE) - 2010, 11, 12 BROCK, James (WR) - 1993, 94 BRODHEAD, Beau (LB) - 2013 BRODNAX, Randy (C) - 1966, 67 BROOKS, Charlie (DE) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 BROOKS, Kenneth (E) - 1965 BROOKS, William (DL) - 1989 BROUILLETTE, Benny (PK) - 1983, 84 BROUILLETTE, Stan (SE) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 BROUSSARD, Carol (FB) - 1973, 74 BROUSSARD, William (OL) - 1996, 97, 98, 99 BROWN, Brad (QB) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 BROWN, Bradley (WR/RS) - 2009, 10 BROWN, Cal (LB) - 1984, 85

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BROWN, Chris (OL) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 BROWN, Clifton (WR)- 2011, 12 BROWN, Damion (LB) - 1996, 97, 98, 99 BROWN, Joe (DL) - 1994, 95, 96 BROWN, Justin K. (OL) - 2001, 02, 03, 04 BROWN, Justin P. (DB) - 2002 BROWN, Kasey (CB) - 2007, 08, 09 BROWN, Mike - 1981 BROWN, Robert (DE) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 BROWN, Steve (WR) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 BROWN, Wilson (S) - 1982, 83, 84, 85 BROYLES, Clayton (TE) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 BRUNING, Jim (E/K) - 1952, 55, 56, 57 BRYAN, Jake (TE/FB) - 2010, 11, 12 BRYANT, Armour (OG) - 1984, 85, 86 BUCK, John (HB) - 1951, 52 BUCKLEY, Greg (OL) - 2001, 02, 03, 04 BUCY, Ken (TB) - 1988, 89 BULLOCK, Randall (LB) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 BUNGER, A.W. (C) - 1944 BURCH, Troy (FB) - 1961 BURGESS, Ronald (G) - 1961, 62 BURLESON, Luke (OL)- 2012, 13 BURROUGHS, Spencer (DT) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 BURROW, Mike (DT) - 1968, 69 BURSEY, James - 1983 BURTON, Jerry (HB) - 1960, 61, 62, 63 BURTON, Josh (LB) - 2002, 03, 04 BURTON, Marshall (K) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 BUTCHEE, Roy (C) - 1948 BUTLER, Don (DB) - 1992, 93, 95, 96 BUTLER, Jack (E) - 1944

-CCAGE, Mario (HB) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 CALCOTE, Larry (OL) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 CALLENS, Kenny (CB) - 1967, 68, 69, 70 CALLOUETTE, Mark (Manager) - 1981 CALMES, Kevin (LB) - 1992, 93, 94 CAMBRE, Marcus (OL) - 2003 CAMPBELL, Clea (B) - 1945, 46 CANYON, Don (QB)- 2011, 2012 CARR, Dan (QB/HB) - 1951, 52, 53, 54 CARR, Leon (DT) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 CARROLL, Donnie (QB) - 1962, 63, 64, 65 CARROLL, Mike (DE) - 1977 CARRON, Andre (LB) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 CARSON, Steve (LB) - 1989 CARTER, Mac (T) - 1950 CARTER, Rhett (T) - 1948, 49 CASE, Zach (OL) - 2008, 09, 10, 11` CASEY, Tom (OT) - 1995, 96 CASTILLO, Phillip (DE/FB) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 CATER, Gary (OLB) - 1984, 85, 86, 87 CATHA, J. (Manager) - 1949 CEASAR, Stephen (OG) - 1984 CENTANNI, David (G) - 1965, 66 CACHERE, Eldon “Frenchie” (G) - 1946, 47 CHARLES, Kenneth (WR) - 2007, 08, 09 CHARPENTIER, Dane (WR) - 2003, 04, 05 CHASE, Dan (G) - 1953, 55, 56 CHATMAN, Jim - 1951 CHEEKS, Anthony (TB) - 1982 CHENIER, Chris - 1984 CHESSON, Clyde (E/HB) - 1952, 53, 54, 55 CHIASSON, Grant (QB)- 2012 CHILDRESS, Keith (C) - 1984, 85, 86, 87 CHITMAN, David (CB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 CHITMAN, Patrick (CB) - 2007, 08 CLAIBORNE, Imoan (CB) - 2011, 12, 13 CLARK, Bruno (OL) - 1997, 98 CLARK, Demoine (FB)-2001, 02, 03, 04

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CLARK, Dennis (DE) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 CLARK, Greg (DE) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 CLARK, Jesse (DB) - 2007 CLARK, Patrick (DB) - 1988, 89 CLARKSON, Derrick (DB) - 1993 CLAYTON, Keith (S) - 1976, 77, 78 CLEMENT, Leo (K/P) - 1980, 81, 82 CLIFTON, Sammie (QB/DB) - 1965, 66, 67 COBB, Brad(K) - 1999 COBB, Jack - 1952 COBURN, Damon - 1982 COGGINS, Cliff (E) - 1949 COGNEVICH, George (T) - 1964, 65 COLE, Blayne (OL) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 COLE, Stephen “Steve” (DE) - 1948, 49, 50 COLEMAN, Ederick (TE/DL) - 1997 COLEMAN, Will (OL) - 1991, 92, 93 COLLIER, Chris (OL) - 1998, 99, 00 COLLINGSWORTH, Dave (DB) - 1967 COLLINS, Chase (DB)- 2012, 13 COLLINS, Dwight (RB) - 1994 COLLINS, Eric (PK) - 1996, 97 COLLINS, Pat (T) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 COLLINS, Phil (FB) - 1955, 56 COLLINS, Tory (DT) - 2003, 04, 05, 06 COLSON, David (OT) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 COLVIN, Grover (G) - 1961, 62, 63, 64 COMEAUX, Joel (DS/TE) - 1996, 97, 98 COMEAUX, Oscar (OL) - 1999, 00 COMPTON, Steve (DB) - 1988, 89 CONCILLIO, Dick (DB) - 1966, 67, 68 CONIC, Jarvis (DB) - 1990, 93 CONRAD, Ralph (HB) - 1958, 59, 60 CONSTRANSITCH, Mlton (LB) - 1986-89 CONTRERAS, Mark (K) - 1987, 88, 89 COOK, Paxton (LB)- 2012, 13 COOPER, Russell (DB) - 1990, 91, 92 COPE, William - 1946 COSTELLO, Joe (FB) - 1953 COURTNEY, Rickey (RB) - 2010 COWERS, Marlon (Manager) - 1981 COX, Trey (OLB) - 1985 COX, Wilton (QB) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 COYLE, Dave (HB) - 1948, 49 CRAIGHEAD, Chris (C) - 1978, 79, 80, 81 CREECH, Harry (G) - 1950 CREEL, Mike (E/T/DT) - 1964, 65, 66, 67 CREEL, Phillip (T) - 1964, 65, 66, 67 CRIDER, Marcus (DL) - 1990, 91, 92 CRITTENDEN, Earnest (LB) - 1983, 84 CROCKER, Ben (Manager) - 1945 CROMWELL, James (HB) - 1948 CROSBY, Rhett (DL) - 1994, 1996, 97, 98 CROW, Mike (P) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 CROWDER, Grant (LB) - 1994, 1996 CROWE, Larry (HB/P/FB/K) - 1959, 60, 61, 62 CRUMP, John (E) - 1946 CRUMP, Thomas (G) - 1949 CRUMPTON, Willie (DE) - 1992 CRYER, Chris (DL) - 2013 CULBERT, Eddie (S) - 2004, 05 CUMMINGS, Joe (OL/DL) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 CUMMINGS, Wilfred (E) - 1944 CUNNINGHAM, Josh (OL) - 2011, 12

-DDAIGLE, Ronald - 1961, 62 DAIGLE, Todd (OG) - 1981 DALE, Anthony (DE) - 1993 DAMPIER, Mack (LB) - 2005, 06, 07, 08 DANIEL, Robert (DE) - 1994, 95, 96, 98 DANIELS, Caldwell (G) - 1944

DANIELS, Josh (DE) - 2007, 08, 09 DANOS, Donald (T/G/DT) - 1945, 48, 49, 50 DANOS, Lloyd (G) - 1949, 50 DANTONI, John (C) - 1945 DAVIS, Bobby (FB/HB/PK) - 1948, 49, 50 DAVIS, C.J. (DT) - 2004, 05 DAVIS, Ernest (G) - 1948 DAVIS, Lorenzo (DT) - 2004, 05 DAVIS, Ron (DB) - 1990 DAVIS, William (DE) - 2008, 09 DAVIS JR., Rod (WR)- 2012, 13 DAWSON, David (OL) - 1966, 67 DAWSON, Elliott (TB) - 1983, 84 DAY, Nick (OT) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 DEAMER, Lesley (DL) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 DEEN, Don (HB) - 1957, 58, 59, 60 DELANEY, Alja (LB) - 1997, 98 DELANEY, Joe (RB) - 1977, 78, 79, 80 DELCAMBRE, Blake (LB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 DELMORE, Jason (DT) - 1990 DEMOSS, Todd(DL) - 1997, 98, 99 DENHAM, Luther (T) - 1947 DERAMEE, Mike - 1982 DeSADIER, Chuck (FB/HB) - 1957, 58, 59, 60 DEVER JR., Chris (TE)- 2011, 12, 13 DeVILLIER, Daly - 1951 DEWITT, Kenneth (TB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 DICKENS, Lavelle (OLB) - 1985, 86 DICKIE, Shelley (P/E) - 1966, 67, 68 DIDIER, Jerry (D) - 1958, 59, 60 DILWORTH, John (CB) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 DIPPEL, John (C) - 1992, 93, 94 DIGILORMO, Grey (LB) - 2002 DISCON, Mark (FS) - 1977, 78 DIVITTORIO, “Scooter” (LB) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 DOATY, Maurice (DE) - 1999 DODD, Al (S/HB/E) - 1963, 64, 65, 66 DOERGE, E.V. - 1956, 57 DOHERTY, Mike (DE) - 1972, 73 DONAHUE, Art (C) - 1972, 73 DOUCET, Colby (DB) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 DOUGET, Pat (DE) - 1974, 75 DOUGLAS, Austin (OL) - 2013 DOWNING, Dudley (C) - 1952, 53, 54 DOWNING, Mike (LB) - 1997 DOYLE, Derrick (WR) - 2003, 04, 05, 06 DRAGO, Darren (FB) - 1997, 98 DRAKE, Marshall (LB) - 1992 DRISKILL, Brian (FB) - 1988, 89 DRISKELL, Danny (LB) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 DRUMGO, DeMarcus (DT)- 2012, 13 DUFF, Bernie - 1952 DUFFY, Darius (WR) - 2008, 09 DUNBAR, J.P. (FS) - 1976, 77, 78, 79 DUNCAN, Dennis (HB) - 1963 DUNKELBERGER, Kyle (OL) - 2003, 04, 05 DUNN, Leon “Dynamite” (G) - 1946, 47 DURBIN, Randy (OL)--1996 DUPER, Mark (WR) - 1980, 81 DUPREE, Chuck (FB) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 DURHAM, Donald (G) - 1966, 67, 68 DURHAM, Ronnie (HB) - 1965 DURIO, Rondale (DB) - 1998, 99

-EEAGAN, Ed (CB)- 2012, 13 EARL, Patrick (FB) - 2006, 07, 08 EARP, Wayne - 1961 EASTERLY, Jeff (DT) - 1990 EBEY, Clinton (LB) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 ECHOLS, Tony (DB) - 1993, 94 ECKLES, Wesley (DB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09

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DEMON EDDY, Emmett (HB) - 1958, 63 EDLER, Walter (DT) - 1967, 68, 69, 70 EDMOND, Germayne (QB) - 2006, 07 EDWARDS, Al (TB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 EDWARDS, Jasper (WR) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 EDWARDS, Jerry (DT) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 EDWARDS, Marlon (LB) - 1993, 94 EICKMAN, Trevor (TE) - 2010, 11 ELDRIDGE, J.J. (DB) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 ELLACE, Bruce (Manager) - 1953, 54 ELLIOT, Clayton (DT) - 2004, 05, 06 ELLIS, LeRoy (TB) - 1981, 82 ELLIS, Pete (FB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 ELQUTUB, Yaser (LB) - 2009, 10, 11 EMANUEL, Brandon (QB) - 1994, 96, 97 EMMONS, Johnnie (QB/HB) - 1948, 49, 50, 51 ENDSLEY, Sterling (RB) - 2007, 08, 10, 11 ENGLISH, Marcus (DB) - 1995 ENSAULT, Jimmy (Manager) - 1968 EPPERSON, Jerry (C) - 1951, 52, 53, 54 ERLER, Sasha (OL) - 2010 ESSMIER, Sammy (Manager) - 1959 EVANS, David (Trainer) - 1961 EVANS, Eric (DB) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 EVANS, John (DL) - 1989 EVANS, Justin (DE)- 2012, 13 EVANS, Tremayne (DB) - 1994, 95, 96, 97

-FFABRIZIO, Rob (QB) - 1984, 85, 86 FABRIZIO, Robert (LB) - 2013 FAKESS, Tony (C) - 1979, 80, 81 FARRAR, Steve - 1966 FAYARD, Adam (QB) - 2007 FEARS, Willie (DT) - 1984, 85 FENCEROY, J.T. (FL) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 FERGUSON, Jody (OL) - 1993, 94, 95, 96 FERGUSON, Joel (OL) - 1993, 94, 95 FERNANDEZ, Jason (PK) - 1991, 92, 93, 94 FERRO, Kenny (DB) - 1966, 67, 68 FIELDS, Derrick (LB)--1996, 97 FINISTER, Carlton (FB) - 1980, 81 FINISTER, U.L. (LB) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 FIORITO, Nick (OL) - 1999, 00, 02 FISHER, Rawleigh (OT) - 1995, 96, 97 FLANAGAN, Kade (K)-2001 FLECKENSTEIN, John (Manager) - 1981 FLEMING, Travis (QB) - 1999, 00 FLORES, Matthew (RB) - 2013 FLOYD, Arthur (HB) - 1964 FLOYD, Rob (DB) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 FONTENOT, Darren (C) - 1987 FONTENOT, Harry (C) - 1955, 56 FONTENOT, Roy (WR) - 1981, 82, 84 FORD, Donnie (FB) - 1989 FORD, Mike (NG) - 1977, 78, 79, 80 FORD, Q.T. (B/HB) - 1947, 48 FORET, Danny (PK) - 1974 FORET, Lynn (K) - 1965, 66 FOSTER, Robert “Bob” (T) - 1964, 66, 67 FOSTER, Stan (OT) - 1974, 75 FOWLER, Jerry (T/G) - 1959, 60, 61, 62 FOWLER, Ted (Manager) - 1964 FRANKLIN, A.J. (TB) - 2004, 05 FRANKLIN, Kedon (LB) - 2010 FRANKLIN, Lamarcus (S)-2001, 02 FRANKS, Scott (Manager) - 1981 FRAZIER, Paul (TB) - 1987, 88 FREEMAN, Gordon (TE) - 2006, 07, 08 FREEMAN, Sean (OT) - 1987, 88, 89, 90 FREEMAN, Tremayne (WR) - 2013 FRESH, Barry (FB) - 1966, 67

FULLER, Leon (FB) - 1951, 52 FULTON, Charles (CB) - 1982, 83, 84, 85 FULTON, Fred (C) - 1962, 63, 64 FULTON, Rodney (C) - 1982, 83, 84, 85 FULTON, Trey (OL) - 1988, 89, 90, 92 FULTS, Jerry - 1957, 58 FUNCHES, Michael (OT) - 1997, 98 FUNK, Rusty - 1980

-GGAGE, Roman (RB) - 1993, 95, 96, 97 GALLOWAY, Fred (OG) - 1977, 78, 79,80 GALLOWAY, Gilbert (QB) - 1987, 88 GARRETT, Buddy (FB) - 2003 GARY, Joe (Manager) - 1959 GARZA, Kevin (LS) - 2013 GASPARD, Kim (C) - 1974, 75 GASPARD, Steve (TE) - 1966, 67, 68, 69 GATLIN, Marcus (WR) - 2002, 03, 04 GAUDET, Larry (LB) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 GAUTIER, Chris - 1980 GEISENDORFF, Alton (MG) - 1969 GENTRY, Roy (E) - 1960, 61, 62, 63 GEORGE, Tom (Manager) - 1953, 54 GIBBS, Todd (OT) - 1980 GIBSON, Benton (DE) - 1967, 68 GIBSON, Keenon (QB)- 2011, 12 GILBERT, Anthony (DE) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 GILSON, Anthony (TB) - 1983, 84 GILSON, E.H. (HB) 1937, 38, 39, 40 GILL, Dusty (FB)-2001, 02 GILLIAM, Chris (QB)-- 1991 GILPIN, John (TE)-2001, 02, 04 GILSON, Gil (FB) - 1967, 68, 69, 70 GINART, Mike (OG) - 1981, 82, 83 GIVENS, Jackie (HB) - 1948 GLADNEY, Everett (CB) - 1985 GLEASON, Dave (HB) - 1964 GLEASON, Shane (OL) - 2000 GOLDMAN, Eric (DL) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 GOLDSMITH, Jerry (DB ) - 2000, 01, 02 GOLDSMITH, Kerry (DB) - 2002 GOLIAN, Nick (FS) - 1987 GOLSTON, Cordarius (LB) - 2013 GOODIE, Quinten (FB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 GOODIE, Trevor (WR) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 GORDON, Kemp “Flash” (E/HB) - 1955, 56, 57 GORDY, David (FB) - 1989, 90 GOSSERAND, Brandon (DE) - 1992, 93 GRAF, Steve (DB) - 1979, 80 GRAHAM, Forrest (FB)- 2011, 2012 GRAHAM, Frank (FB) - 1984, 85 GRANGER, Eric (WR)--1996, 97, 98 GRANGER, Tyrone (OT) - 1985, 88 GRAPPE, David (DE) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 GRAVES, Hunter (LS) - 2013 GREEN, Bernard(WR) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 GREEN, George (HB) - 1967 GREEN, Mike (DB) - 1997, 98, 99 GREEN, Tony (TB) - 1980, 81, 82 GREENHOUSE, Isaiah (LB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 GREGG, Brookseye (E) - 1958, 59, 60 GREGG, Lexie (T) - 1956, 57 GREMILLION, Gant (DE/TE) - 1994, 97, 98 GRIFFIN, William (RB) - 2008, 09 GRIFFITH, Warren (DE) - 1976, 78, 79, 80 GRIGSBY, Shawn (P) - 1998, 99 GRIMBLE, Sylvester (DB) - 2013 GROGAN, C.L. (CB) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 GROMAN, David (SE) - 1983, 84, 85 GUELOW, Russ (TE) - 1966, 67 GUICE, Dudley (WR) - 2005, 06, 07, 08

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GUIDRY, Brian (OG) - 1986, 88, 89 GUIDRY, Don (QB) - 1966, 67, 68 GUIDRY, Jerry (T) - 1960, 61, 62 GUIDRY, Troy - 1981 GUILLOT, Kenny (G) - 1963, 64, 65, 66 GWINN, Ross (T) - 1963, 64, 65, 66

-HHAGGERTY, Ron (FB) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 HAGIN, Tom (HB) - 1968 HAGMAN, L.C. (FB) - 1944 HALE, Judson - 1956 HALL, James (DE) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 HALL, John - 1966 HALL, Kevin (DB/PR) - 1997, 98 HAMILTON, Barry (LB) - 1982 HAMILTON, Johnny (LB)-2001, 02, 03, 04 HAMILTON, Orlando (OL)-2001 HAMILTON, Terrence (LB) - 1984, 85 HAMILTON, Tremel (DT) - 1985 HAMLER, Chris (PK) - 1989, 90 HANEY, Wayne (SE) - 1968 HARDY, Adriun (DB) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 HARING, Frank (TB) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 HARLAN, Hal (OG) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 HARLAN, Harold (G) - 1948, 49 HARP, Eldred “Red” (HB) - 1950 HARPER, Lonnie (HB/FB) - 1959, 61 HARPER, Sam (G/DT) - 1949, 50 HARRELL, Martin (OLB) - 1984, 85 HARRELL, Spencer (WR) - 2008, 10, 11,12 HARRELL, Trent (DE) - 1998 HARRIS, Bill (T) - 1954 HARRIS, Marshall (DE) - 2008, 09 HARRIS, Myron (LB) - 1998, 99 HARRIS, Paul (QB) - 2009, 10 HARRIS, Shannon (RB) - 1993 HARRIS, Tracy (DL) - 1993, 94 HARRISON, Freddie (WR) - 2001, 02 HARRISON, Shaun (LB) - 1993 HARRISON, Sonny (C) - 1960 HARTER, Mike (FB) - 1972 HARTSELL, Orval (B) - 1945 HARVEY, Phillip (WR) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 HASHERT, James (DT) - 1983 HATCHER, Connie (TB) - 1977 HAVARD, David (DE) - 1997, 98, 99 HAWKINS, Denzell (DL) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 HAYES, Jason (G) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 HAYES, Randolph (SS) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 HAYNES, Earl (HB/E) - 1952, 53, 54 HAYNES, George (LB) - 1994, 95 HAYNES, Glen (T) - 1953, 54 HAYNES, Johnny (E) - 1950, 51, 52 HAZLEWOOD, Carl (TE) - 2003, 04 HAZLEWOOD, Daniel (QB) - 2013 HEBERT, Bobby (QB) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 HEBERT, James (G) - 1948 HEBERT, Jeremy (DL) - 2000, 01, 02 HEBERT, Lynn (QB) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 HEBERT, Reggie (G) - 1945, 47, 49 HEBERT, Tommy (K) - 2002, 03, 04 HECKEL, Bert (T) - 1956, 57, 58, 59 HEDRICK, Guy (RB) - 1990, 91, 92 HENDERSON, Brad (QB)- 2011, 12 HENDERSON, Rex (QB) - 1978, 79 HENDERSON, Tim (OL) - 2006, 07, 08 HENDRICKS, Ron (HB) - 1965 HENNIGAN, Charlie (E/HB) - 1955, 56, 57 HENNIGAN, David (DB) - 1979, 80, 82 HENRY, Gerard (SE) - 1984, 85, 86 HENRY, J.D. (S) - 2004

HENRY, T.C. (WR) - 2010, 11 HERMAN, N.E. (HB) - 1944 HERNANDEZ, Jesse (OL) - 2008, 09,10, 11 HERPIN, Shay (OL) - 1991 HESSKEW, Destry (OL) - 2009, 10,11, 12 HICKMAN, Gary (E) - 1953, 54, 55 HILLIARD, Kerry (DB) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 HILLIARD, Randy (CB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 HINES, Rudy (WR) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 HODGES, David (OL)--1989 HODNETT, Keith (PK) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 HODNETT, Malcolm (G) - 1963 HOFFPAUIR, Dale (QB) - 1956, 57, 58, 59 HOLDEN, Brad (TE) - 2001 HOLDER, Stacy (NG) - 1976, 77, 78, 80 HOLDER, Walter (E) - 1945 HOLLIER, Louis (WR) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 HOLLIS, George (Manager) - 1968 HOLMES, Edwin (DB) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 HOLMES, Mark(P/FB) - 1999, 00 HOOD, Kenneth (E) - 1960, 61, 62, 63 HOOPER, J.L. - 1950 HORNSBY, Frank (LB) - 1987, 88 HORTON, Ed (HB) - 1962, 63, 64 HOWARD, Adrian (CB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 HOWARD, David (RB) - 1990, 91, 92 HOWARD, Kyle (TE) - 2009, 11 HOWARD, Melvin - 1968 HOWARD, Otis (G) - 1953 HRAPMANN, Kenny (S) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 HUCKABY, Jack (T) - 1947, 48, 49, 50 HUCKABY, Roger (FB) - 1970 HUDSON, Judson “Slasher” (HB) - 1957 HUGHES, Bill (C) - 1975 HUGHES, Harlan (OL) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 HUGHES, Kevin (DL) - 1995 HUNDLEY, John (QB) - 2008, 09 HUNTER, Arthur (RB/WR) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 HUTCHENSON, Paul (G) - 1959, 60 HYAMS, Mark (DE) - 1978, 79

-IIDUMWONYI, Osaze (OL) - 2010 IRBY, Myer - 1966 ISSAC, Ricky (DE) - 2008, 09, 10, 11

-JJABBIA, Frank (DL) - 1991, 92, 93 JACKSON, Anthony (OLB) - 1983, 84, 85, 86 JACKSON, Greg (S) - 1974, 75 JACKSON, Jackson (FB) - 1948 JACKSON, Johnny (B) - 1947 JACKSON, Lee (LB) - 1989 JACKSON, Quentin (OL) - 2003, 04, 05 JACKSON, Thomas Jr. (WR) - 2009, 10 JACQUET, Brian (RB) - 1994, 95, 96, 98 JAMES, Charles - 1983 JANTZ, Bobby (B) - 1947 JEFFERSON, Jeremy (RB) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 JEFFERSON, Xavier (OL) 2013 JENKINS, DeShon (S) - 1984, 85, 86 JENKINS, Sam (DE) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 JILBERT, Johvan (WR) 2011, 12 JOHNESE, Derrick (TB) - 2002, 03, 04 JOHNS, Edgar - 1958 JOHNSON, Bill (C) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 JOHNSON, Billy Ray (QB) - 1955 JOHNSON, Carlton (B) - 1946 JOHNSON, Cecil (T) - 1954, 55, 56 JOHNSON, Charles (T) - 1953 JOHNSON, Charley (C) - 1954, 55 JOHNSON, Charlie (T) - 1954, 55, 56, 57

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JOHNSON, Damian (TE) - 1994, 95, 96, 97 JOHNSON, Darrell (OL) - 2000, 01 JOHNSON, Donald (HB) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 JOHNSON, Eddie (WR) - 1989 JOHNSON, Harvey (B) - 1946 JOHNSON, Jamall (LB) - 2003, 04 JOHNSON, JeMarcus (DB) - 2013 JOHNSON, Joseph (DE) - 1999, 00 JOHNSON, Keland (DE) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 JOHNSON, Kenderick (WR)- 2012 JOHNSON, Kevin (T) - 1982, 83 JOHNSON, Mario - 1983 JOHNSON, Mark (SE) - 1983, 84 JOHNSON, Robert (B/HB) - 1946, 48 JOHNSON, Terry (LB) - 1993, 94, 95, 97 JOHNSTON, Jared (WR) - 1993, 94 JOHNSTON, Jerry (HB) - 1958 JOHNSTON, Melvin (G) - 1964, 66, 67 JONES, A.F. (T) - 1944, 46 JONES, Adam (LB) 2013 JONES, Aubrey (QB) - 1999, 00 JONES, Carlos (WR) - 1990, 91, 92 JONES, Chris (DT) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 JONES, Cody (WR)- 2012, 13 JONES, David (WR) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 JONES, Denny (DB) - 1981 JONES, Jermaine (CB) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 JONES, Joe (OT) - 1985 JONES, Kenny (TB) - 1980, 81 JONES, Ricky (OL) - 1988, 89, 90, 91 JONES, Warren (C)- 2012, 13 JORDAN, Burnell (DT) - 1997 JORDAN, Chris (OL) - 2001, 02 JORDAN, Tim (NG) - 1979, 80 JOSEPH, Brian (S)- 2012, 13

-KKANA, Tim (LB) - 1997, 98, 99 KEATON, Buster (T) - 1949, 50 KEGANS, Bax (OL) - 1991, 92 KELLY, Anthony (DL) - 1988, 90, 91 KELLY, Donnie (DHB) - 1961 KELLY, John (S) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 KELLY, Quentin (DT) - 1976, 77, 78 KENNEMER, Dustin (OL) - 2002 KESSINGER, Oscar (NG) - 1974 KEYS, Jerome (LB) - 1991, 92, 93 KIDD, Billy - 1956 KING, Hardy (Manager) - 1981 KING, John (OL) - 1987, 88, 89, 90 KING, Josh (LB) - 1993, 94, 96 KING, Michael (OL) - 2003, 04 KING, Rodney (DL) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 KINLER, Ronnie - 1957 KINLEY, Allen (LB) - 1976, 77, 78, 79 KIRCHOFF, Bobby (DT) - 1974, 75, 76, 77 KIRKMAN, Randal (HB/B) - 1944, 45 KITCHEN, Darrel (S) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 KLASS, Lester (E) - 1944 KNECHT, Brett (FB) - 1976, 77, 78, 79 KNECHT, Gene (TE) - 1973 KNIGHT, Jason (OL) - 2001, 02 KNOTTS, Stanley (T) - 1952, 55 KNOTTS, Steve - 1981 KONCAK, Bobby (OG) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 KULAKOWSKI, John (DE) - 1984, 85, 86, 87 KYZAR, Van (DT) - 1975, 76, 77

-LLaBORDE, Eric (RB/KR) - 1998 LACOSTE, Lance (S) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 LACY, Darryl (DB) - 2000, 01, 02

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DEMON LAGARDE, Ethan (TE) - 2010, 11, 13 LAIRD, Brad (QB) - 1991, 93, 94, 95 LAIRY, Antonio (LB) - 1991, 92 LANCASTER, Art (DT) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 LANCASTER, Arthur (HB) - 1948, 49, 50 LANCASTER, James (C) - 1947, 48 LANCASTER, Joe (HB) - 1950, 51 LAND, Anthony (DE) - 1991, 92 LANDREAUX, Pat (C/QB) - 1946, 47, 48 LANDRY, Purvis (E) - 1946, 47 LANDRY, Roy (B) - 1945, 46 LANDRY, Rudy - 1955, 56 LANE, Jeremy (DB) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 LANE, Karl (DE) - 1980, 81, 82 LANGRIDGE, Allan (G) - 1951, 52, 53, 54 LaPRADE, Lee (DT) - 1987 LARSEN, David (TE) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 LATINO, Lester (LB) - 1966, 67, 68, 69 LaTOOF, Thomas (PK) - 1998 LATSON, Lawann (RB) - 1991, 92 LAWRENCE, Byron (RB) - 2006, 07, 08 LAWRENCE, Lanny (LB) - 1998, 99 LAWRENCE, Matt (LB) - 2002 LEBLANC, Derrick (DL) - 1993, 94, 95, 96 LEBLANC, Phil (CB) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 LEBLEU, Floyd LEDBETTER, Monte (E) - 1964, 65 LEDET, Demathus (DB) - 2002 LEDET, Raymond (Manager) - 1947 LEDET, Tim (LB) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 LEDET, Walter (OL) 1934,35,36,38 LEE, Clarence (DE)- 2012, 13 LEE, Randy (OT) - 1978, 79, 80 LEE, Stan (CB) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 LEE, Talmadge - 1951 LEE, Joey (DL) - 2009 LEE, Xavier (S) - 2008, 09, 10 LEGENDRE, Brant (FB) - 2010, 11, 12 LEONARD, Mark (QB) - 1982 LEONE, Wade (DB) - 2002 LESURE, Lamond (OL) - 2004 LEWIS, Arthur B. (DB) - 1980, 81 LEWIS, Bryant “Red” - 1956, 57 LEWIS, Jonathan (OL) - 2013 LEWIS, Kevin (CB) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 LEWIS, Malcolm (DBH/QB) - 1965, 66, 67 LEWIS, Roscoe (LB) - 1974, 75, 76, 77 LILES, Randy (WR) - 1978, 79, 80, 81

LILLEY, James (LB) - 1976, 77, 78 LITTLE, Bill (T) - 1952, 53, 54, 55 LITTLE, Thomas (OL) - 2013 LLORENS, De’Mard (RB) - 2013 LLORENS, Kendrick(CB) - 1999, 00, 01 LOCHE, Rogers (LB) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 LOCKETT, Devon (WR) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 LOCKHART, Orlan (TE) - 1987, 88 LOCKS, Roy (DE) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 LOCKWOOD, Ray (G) - 1954, 55, 56 LOFTON, Jeremy (TB) - 2000, 01, 02 LOFTON, Lacey (HB) - 1955, 56 LOGGINS, Clint (DL) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 LONG, Carroll (C) - 1965, 66 LONG, Gerald (Manager) - 1964 LOPER, Ben (LB) - 1976, 77, 78 LOSEY, Bill - 1949 LOTT, Jerry (FB) - 1957, 59 LOTTINGER, Daniel (FB) - 2004, 05 LOUIS, Eric (DB) - 2000, 01, 02 LOUIS, Sonny (DB) - 1978, 79, 80, 81 LOUP, Austin (OL) - 2013 LOUPE, Denver (FB) - 1944 LOUVIERRE, John (P) - 1994, 95 LOVE, Ledell (DE) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 LOVICH, David (DE) - 1966, 67 LUTRING, Willie (E) - 1940

-MMADDEN, Ray (T) - 1945 MADISON, Traymain (DB) - 2000, 01 MAGEE, Kevin (QB) - 2000, 01, 02 MAGGIO, Beau (LB) - 2004 MAGGIO, Mike (OG) - 1974, 75 MAGGIORE, Mike (OG) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 MALCOLM, Roymon (RB) - 1995 MALLET, Eugene (G) - 1953 MALLETT, Spencer (DB) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 MALLEY, Gerald (G) - 1964, 66, 67 MANNING, Doug (TE) - 1979, 80 MARANTO, Tony (DB) - 1995, 96, 97 MARICELLI, J.M. (CB, FB) - 1958, 59, 60, 61 MARICLE, Ricky (OL) - 2003, 04, 05 MARSHALL, JeMarcus (DE) - 2013 MARSHALL, Jerrell (DT) - 2007 MARSHMAN, Robert - 1960 MARTIN, Ahmad (DT)- 2012, 13 MARTIN, Bob (P/FB/T) - 1958, 59, 61

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MARTIN, Elmo - 1951, 52 MARTIN, Ray (DE) - 2004, 05, 06, 07 MARTIN, Robbie (OL) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 MARTIN, Zach (DL) - 1998, 99 MARTINEZ, Carson (QB) - 2007, 08 MARX, E.I. (E) - 1944 MARSHALL, Jerrell (OL) - 2007 MASON, Anthony (WR) - 1988 MASON, Dickie (G) - 1959, 60, 61, 62 MATHEWS, Mark (OT) - 1979, 80 MATTHEWS, Clarence (RB) - 1992, 94, 95 MAY, Titus (FB) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 MAYFIELD, Don (FB) - 1967, 68 MAYFIELD, Mark (TB) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 MAYS, Darrell - 1961, 62 MAYS, Walter (WR) - 1979, 80, 81 McALLEN, Bob - 1968 McALLEN, Don (LB) - 1970 McCARDLE, Don (Manager) - 1961, 64 McCLAIN, Sheldon (WR)- 2012, 13 McCLAIN, Tuff (WR) - 2013 McCLELLAND, Tommy (TE) - 2001, 02, 03, 04 McCLENDON, John (OL) - 2010 McCLENDON, John - 1968 McCOLLISTER, Bo (WR) - 1974, 75, 76, 77 McCOY, Triand (DL) - 87, 89 McCRARY, Gary (C) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 McCREARY, Bruce (LB) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 McCULLOUGH, Jeremy (TE/FB)-1996, 97, 98, 99 McDANIEL, Charles (OL) - 2005, 07, 08 McDAVID, Chad (DB) - 1989, 90, 91 McDUFFIE, Charles (DE) - 1985, 86 McFADDEN, Raymond (HB) - 1952 McFARLAND, Ralph (T) - 1945, 46 McGEE, Terrence (CB) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 McGRAW, Bob (OF) - 1979, 80, 81 McHALFFEY, Bobby - 1950 McKEE, Jimmy (WR) - 2006, 08 McKELLUM, James (TB) - 1989, 91 McMILLAN, Bryan (DB) - 2002, 03, 04 McMILLAN, T.J. (LB) - 2003, 04, 05, 06 McNEIL, Jerome (WR) - 1995 McNEW, James “Red” (QB) - 1953, 54, 55, 56 MEDCAFE, Damon (DT)- 2011, 12, 13 MEEKS, Bo (QB) - 1999 MEEKS, Ken (WR) - 1976 MEEKS, Ricky Joe (P/QB) - 2004, 05, 06 MEFFORD, Paul (LB) - 2002, 03, 04, 05

MELDER, Trent - 1946, 47 MENARD, Bill (QB) - 1958 MERRIMAN, Jacob (LB)- 2011, 12, 13 MERRITT, Tom (DE) - 1969, 70 MICHEL, Jake (LB)--1996, 97, 98, 99 MIDDLEBROWN, Eddie (G) - 1964, 65, 66 MIEARS, Jerry (FL) - 1973 MIERS, Butler (G/T) - 1945, 46 MILES, Jeff (OL) - 1989 MILLER, Chris (WR) - 2004, 05, 06 MILLEN, Don (HB) - 1953, 54, 55 MILLER, Jason (DE) - 1997, 98 MILLER, Steve (DE) - 1993, 94 MILLS, Jason (LB) - 1994, 95 MILLS, Mickey - 1958 MILLS, Terry (DB) - 1994 MILTON, Bo (OL) - 1990, 91 MILUTIS, J.W. (T) - 1944 MISER, Don (OT) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 MISSENHEIMER, Terry - 1957, 58 MISTRIC, Cory (DT) - 2001, 02, 03 MITCHELL, Bryant (WR) - 2013 MITCHELL, Clarence (E) - 1982, 84 MITCHELL, Gregory (P) - 2000, 01 MITCHELL, Tommy (C) - 1961, 62, 63 MITCHELL, Rahkeem (RB)- 2011, 12 MLADAY, J.P. (QB) - 1944 MODICA, Andy - 1986 MONROE, Herchel (DT) - 1999, 00, 01 MONROSE, Brandon (WR)- 2011, 12, 13 MOORE, Billy (G) - 1955, 56, 58 MOORE, Chris (PK) - 2013 MOORE, Gary (HB) - 1960, 61, 62 MOORE, Glen (TE) - 1988, 89 MOORE, Greg L. (S) - 1984 MOORE, Jack (C/B) - 1949, 50, 51 MOORE, Petie (HB) - 1956 MOORE, Robert (CB) - 1982, 83, 84, 85 MOORE, Travis (S) - 2004, 05, 06 MORAIN, Kaleb (OL) - 2004, 05 MOREAU, Al (E/G) - 1961, 62, 63, 64 MOREL, Connor (QB) - 2004 MORGAN, Daniel (TE) - 1999, 00, 01 MORGAN, Gary (DE) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 MORGAN, Kyle (WR) - 2009 MORGAN, Skipper (SE) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 MORRELL, Sidney “Sid” (OT) - 1948, 50, 51 MORRIS, Chris (WR) - 1985

MORRIS, Mace (DE) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 MORRIS, Mace (E) - 1966, 67, 68 MORRIS, Mark (TE) - 2002, 03, 04 MORRIS, Rondarious (WR)- 2011, 12 MORRIS, Rumeall (RB) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 MORROW, Chad (RB) - 1990 MORTON, Calvin (S) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 MOSBY, Josh (WR) - 2003, 04 MOSES, Ed (LB) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 MOSLEY, Kenny (TB) - 1982, 84 MOSLEY, Willie (CB) - 1974, 75, 76, 77 MOTT, Jerry (HB) - 1967, 68 MOUNT, Jay Roy (PK) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 MUELLER, Greg (PK) - 1995 MUNCH, Bryan (RB) - 2009 MURPHY, Dwane 1954, 55 MURPHY, Kenneth (HB) - 1944 MURPHY, Pace (OL)- 2012, 13 MURPHY, Scott (DL) - 1990, 92 MURPHY, Steve (HB) - 1960, 61 MYATT, Jeff (CB) - 1992, 93, 94 MYERS, Wilbur (LB)- 2012, 13

-NNALL, Craig (QB) - 2001 NATION, Don (DHB) - 1950 NEAL, Perry (TB) - 1977 NEAL, R.W. (HB) - 1944 NECAISE, Greg (LB) - 1989, 90 NELSON, Marque (DL) - 2001 NELSON, Tyrone (SE) - 1992 NEWHOUSE, Quintene (DL) - 2001, 02, 03, 04 NEWSTROM, Mark (DE) - 1987, 88 NICOSIA, Al (B/QB) - 1947, 48, 49 NIMS, Tucker ( TE) - 2010,11, 12, 13 NOONAN, William “Billy” (E) - 1945, 46 NOONE, Mike - 1959 NORCIA, Nick (FB) - 1960, 61 NORMAN, Johnny “Ray” (E) - 1960, 61, 62, 63 NORWOOD, Everett - 1986 NUGENT, Lawrence (G) - 1963, 64, 65 NUNNALLY, Todd (OL) - 1988 NYVALL, Mark (FB) - 1969 NYVALL, Vic (HB) - 1967, 68, 69

-OOGLE, Thomas (FB) - 1998 O’BRIEN, Jason (DB) - 2003, 04, 05, 06

The Link “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” The tradition of “The Link” traces back to the mid-1990s with Coach Sam Goodwin’s Demons. It is signified by “the link”- one piece of chain, worn hanging from a necklace, demonstrating total commitment of those players, coaches, and support staff involved in the team’s daily activities. Links are awarded to deserving team members as spring practice ends with the annual Joe Delaney Bowl spring game. They are also awarded to worth newcomers at the end of preseason camp in August. A concrete pillar that showcases a large bronze link is located at the end of the walkway the Demons take leaving their locker room and entering the playing field. At Turpin Stadium. All team members touch the link when they enter and leave the field, a sign of continuing commitment to “linking it up as Demons.” The pillar reads: “The Link” All NSU Demons who Have battled together On the field are Linked together forever Yesterday, today, Tomorrow and always. “Link it up”

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DEMON O’NEAL, Dewey - 1956 O’NEAL, Mike (FB) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 OATIS, Victor (WR) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 ODOM, Ivan (OG) - 1997 ODOM, John Wayne (T) - 1960, 61, 62, 63 ODOM, Sammy Joe (C) - 1962, 63 OLIVER, Robert (DL) - 1994, 95 ORGERON, Edward (DT) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 ORTEGO, Seth (OL) - 2000, 01, 02 ORZEHOSKIE, Charles (DT) - 1987, 88, 89 OWENS, Mike (OL) - 1988, 89, 90 OWENS, Russell (DB)- 2011, 12

-PPADGETT, Matt (OL) - 2001, 02 PAIGE, Cortez (DB) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 PALMER, D.J. (RB) - 2010 PALMER, Tracy (RB) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 PALMER, Pat (WR) - 1994, 95, 96, 97 PAPA, Tony (HB) - 1968 PARISH, C.R. (HB) - 1944 PARKER, Bobby (FB) - 1962, 63, 64, 65 PARKER, James (E) - 1953 PARKER, Leonard (LB) - 1987, 88 PARKER, Mickey (Manager) - 1959 PARMLEY, Brad (LB) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 PATRICK, Claude (FB) - 1962, 63, 64, 65 PATTERSON, Warren (QB)--1996, 97, 98 PAUL, Clifford (DL) - 1991, 92 PAUL, George (OL/DL) - 1992, 93 PAYNE, Joe Beck (HB) - 1971, 72 PEASE, Eric (OL) - 2009, 10 PENDERGRAFT, Dennis (P/PK) - 1975-78 PENNELL, Adam (OL) - 1999, 00, 01 PERKINS, Darius (TE) - 2006, 07, 08 PERKINS, George (HB/K) - 1952 53, 54 PERNICI, Frank (QB) - 1957 PEROT, Andy (OG) - 1981, 82 PEROT, Edward - 1978 PEROT, Petey (OT) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 PERRY, Justin (S) - 2005, 06, 07, 08 PERRY, Kevin (CB) - 2007, 08, 10 PETERS, Mark (FB) - 2000, 01, 02 PETRIE, Harold (FB) - 1964, 65 PHARIS, George (E) - 1949, 50, 51 PHILIBERT, Kenny (QB) - 1976, 77, 78, 79 PHILIPS, Al (SE) - 1966, 67 68, 69 PHILLIPS, Earl (C/LB) - 1959, 60, 61 PICKENS, Arthur (DT) - 1978 PIERCE, Jerry (Trainer) - 1957, 58, 59, 60 PISTORIUS, Donnie (S) - 1978 PITMAN, Gary (HB/E/FB) - 1963, 64, 65, 66 PITTMAN, David (DB) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 PITTS, Wayne (OG) - 1971 PLAISANCE, Thomas (LB) - 1969 PLATT, Nathan (DT) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 PLAYER, Tchissakid (OL) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 PLUMMER, Allen (G/LB) - 1962, 63, 64 PLUMMER, James (E) - 1945 POE, Tim (DB) - 1979, 80, 81 POLLARD, Cashas (CB) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 POULLARD, Darius (S) - 2013 PONDER, Scott (OL) - 1991 PONSTEIN, Neil (S) - 2000, 01, 02 POOL, Mike (QB) - 1969, 70 POOLE, Chris (P) - 1997 POOLE, Dan - 1951 POOLE, James (E) - 1947, 48, 49 PORCHE, John (Trainer) - 1968 PORTER, Ryan (OL) - 2001, 02 POTTER, Michael (DB) - 2010, 11 POWELL, Jeff (P) - 1991, 92

POWELL, Robert (G) - 1957, 58, 59, 60 POWELL, Ronnie (TB) - 1997, 98 POWELL, Stan (QB) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 PRATHER, Neal (HB) - 1965, 66 PREALOW, Scottie (LB) - 1987 PRESCOTT, Jace (OL) - 2008, 09, 10 PRESTON, Carl (TE) - 1985, 86 PRITCHETT, Chris (WR)--1996, 97, 98, 99 PROCELL, John (DE) - 1976, 77, 78 PROCELL, Rodney (DE) - 1977, 78 PUAPUAGA, Isaac (OL)- 2011 PURSER, Don (HB/FB) - 1947, 51, 54

-QQUICKEL, Dale (K) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 QUINN, Billy (B/E) - 1946, 47, 48 QUEEN, Ed (DE) - 2003, 04, 05, 06

-RRABALAIS, Mark (OL) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 RABB, Daiquri(DB) - 1998, 99 RACHAL, Willard (HB) - 1955 RADISINOVICH, Rade - 1957 RAGAS, Cory (CB) - 2008 RAGUS, Charles (T) - 1961, 62, 63, 64 RAINE, Jeremy (OL)- 2012, 13 RAMSEY, Terry Joe (WR) - 1979, 82, 83 RANDALL, Mike (OL) - 1993 RATCLIFF, Mike (OG) - 1972 RAY, James Edward (B) - 1945 RAY, M.D. (QB) - 1950, 51, 52 RAY, Scott (K) - 1979 READEAUX, Steve (LB) - 1992, 93, 94 REAP, Steve (OL) - 1991, 92 REASONS, Gary (LB) - 1980, 81, 82, 83 RECORD, Ben (C) - 1995 REDING, Dick (E) - 1963, 64, 65, 66 REED, Casey (DB) - 1991 REED, Deron (RB) - 1993 REED, Tavoris - 2004 REEHER, A.P. (QB) - 1944 REESE, Adrian (WR) - 2009, 10 REYNOLDS, Gordon (Manager) - 1961, 64 RHIEL, W.L. (FB) - 1944 RHODES, Craig - 1992 RHODES, Harold “Dusty” (F/FB) - 1946, 47, 48 RHODES, Kevin (B) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 RICHARD, Louis “Benny” (E) - 1964, 65, 67 RICHARDSON, Leonard (OT) - 1969, 70, 71, 72 RICHARDSON, Michael (DB) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 RICHMOND, Charvis (LB) - 1997, 98, 99, 00 RIDGELL, Deon (RB) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 RIGGS, Gary (S) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 RILEY, Sidney (RB) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 ROACH, Andrew (QB) - 1989, 90 ROBERSON, Jerry (WR) - 1989, 90 ROBERTS, Claude (C) - 1957, 58, 59 ROBERTS, William (G) - 1945 ROBERTSON, Johnny (G/B/E) - 1946, 47, 48, 49 ROBERTSON, Leslie (OG) - 1969 ROBERTSON, Robert (FB) - 1994, 95, 96, 97 ROBICHAUX, Ragan (LB)- 2011 ROBINSON, Antonio (RB) - 2006, 07 ROBINSON, Archie (OL) - 1994, 95, 96, 97 ROBINSON, Joe (RB) - 1992, 93 ROBINSON, Larry (DB) - 1980, 81, 83, 84 ROBINSON, Myron (RB) - 1995 ROBINSON, Paul (E) - 1958 ROBINSON, Russ (DT) - 1984, 85, 86 ROBINSON, Victor (WR) - 1989, 90, 91 ROCHE’, Jared (DE) -1996, 97 RODGERS, Donald (C/QB) - 1944, 45

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RODRIGUE, Kendall (DT) - 2006, 07, 08 RODRIGUEZ, Kurt (LB) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 ROGERS, Dickie (QB) - 1959, 61 ROGERS, Jack (E) - 1953, 54, 55 ROGERS, Thalmus (LB) - 1999, 00 ROGERS, Zach (OL) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 ROMAN, John (Manager) - 1968 ROPP, John (FB) - 1949, 50 ROREX, Brian (DB) - 1989, 90 ROSE, Charles (OG) - 1979, 80, 81, 82 ROSE, Bryan (DL) - 2009 ROSE, Derek (LB) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 ROSS, Bryan (LB)- 2009,10,11, 12 ROUSSEL, Tyler (LB)- 2011, 12, 13 ROUSSELL, Bradley (LB) - 2009, 10 ROUSSELL, Bryan (LB) - 1991, 92 ROWE, Mitch (DT) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 ROWE, William - 1966 ROWLETT, Brannon (LB) - 1989, 90, 91, 92 ROWLETT, Paul (LB) - 1979 ROY, Clint (RB) - 2001 RUBIN, Barry (FB) - 1978, 79, 80 RUTLEDGE, Billy Ray (S) - 2003, 04 RUSH, Willie (NG) - 1974 RUSHING, Tommy (DB) - 1979, 80, 82 RUSSO, Bradley (P) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 RUSSO, Nic (P) - 2008, 11, 12 RYAN, Mike (LB) - 1993 RYAN, Shakeir (WR) - 2013

-SSALDANA, Adrian (S) - 1985 SALSBERRY, George (DL) - 1989, 90, 91 SAMPSON, Shelton (RB) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 SANCHEZ, Mario (DE) - 1996, 97, 98 SANDERS, Jomaine (RB) - 2001 SANFORD, Clint (PK) - 1999, 00, 01 SAVOIE, Gerald (DE) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 SCHOUEST, Gary (FB) - 1964 SCHROEDER, Edwin (G) - 1954, 55 SCHROEDER, Mark (TB) - 1978, 79 SCHWANTES, Ben (OL) - 2007, 08 SCOTT, Allison (OT) - 1976 SCOTT, Jimmy (HB/K) - 1964 SCOTT, Thomas (DE) - 2001, 02 SEASTRUNK, Kedrin (TE) - 2005, 06, 07, 08 SELLERS, WaDerrious (LB)- 2012, 13 SENNETT, Jordan (LB)- 2012, 13 SERPAS, Jack (DE) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 SHADDINGER, Oswald (Manager) - 1946 SHARKEY, Neal (OL) - 1993, 94 SHAUGHNESSY, John (K) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 SHAW, D.J. (DL) - 2009, 10 SHAW, Robert (TE) - 1980, 81, 82 SHEEY, Billy (E) - 1957 SHERROD, Kelvin (S) - 2000, 01 SHIEF, Kevin (WR)- 2011 SHILLINGS, Steve (OG) - 1979, 80, 81 SHOPTAUGH, Johnny (DT) - 1977, 78 SIBLEY, Henry (DE) - 1985, 86, 88 SIBLEY, L.W. “Bubber” (OB/G) - 1944, 45, 46, 47 SIBLEY, Tyrus (G) - 1950 SILVEY, Gary - 1966 SIMMONS, Corey (TE)- 2012, 13 SIMMONS, Lamont (LB) - 2008, 09, 10, 11 SIMMONS, Neal - 1966 SIMON, Deon (DL)- 2011, 12, 13 SIMON, Ted (E/C) - 1952, 53, 54, 55 SIMPSON, Jackie (T) - 1952, 55 SIMPSON, Jerry (OT) - 1970, 71 SKIDMORE, Greg (TB) 2003, 04, 05, 06 SKINNER, Brad (OL) - 1998, 99

SKINNER, Johnny (C) - 1977, 78, 79, 80 SLACK, Rusty (QB) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 SLATE, Matt (LB) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 SMITH, Al (DT) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 SMITH, Bobby (G) - 1948, 49, 50 SMITH, Brent (TE/OL) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 SMITH, Chris (OL) - 2003, 04, 05 SMITH, David (DHB) - 1965, 67, 68 SMITH, Davis (DHB) - 1966 SMITH, Dean (G) - 1956, 58, 59 SMITH, Dean (LB) - 2002 SMITH, Dennis (TE) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 SMITH, Dennis (FS) - 1986, 87, 88, 89 SMITH, Deondre (CB) - 2009 SMITH, Don (DE) - 1976 SMITH, Ernest (OT) - 1981, 82, 84 SMITH, Freddie (LB) - 1983, 84, 85 SMITH, George (E) - 1956, 57, 58, 59 SMITH, Herbie (QB) - 1960, 61, 63 SMITH, Jackie (E) - 1959, 60, 61, 62 SMITH, John (OT) - 1981, 82, 84 SMITH, Jon (TB) - 1997, 98 SMITH, Larry (S) - 1968, 69, 70 SMITH, Maxie (OG) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 SMITH, Robert - 1982 SMITH, Roland (HB) - 1952, 53, 54 SMITH, Scott (E) - 1982, 83 SMITH, Travis (CB) - 1970, 71 SMITH, Tyler (LB) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 SNODGRASS, Bud (DT) - 1979, 80, 81 SORRELL, Ryan (S)- 2012, 13 SORRELLS, Sherard (OL) - 2010 SPANGLER, Brad (QB) - 1996, 97, 98, 99 SPANGLER, John (WR) - 1993 SPEARS, Marcus (OL) - 1991, 92, 93 SPIKES, Jeff (RB)--1996, 97 SPITALE, Joe (HB) - 1970, 71 SPRADLING, Randy (OT) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 SPRUCE, Pat (OG) - 1978, 79 SQUIRES, Todd (S) - 1984 ST. PIERRE, Harold - 1966 STAMEY, Stephen (QB) - 2009 STANFIELD, Caleb (OL) - 2010, 11, 12 STANLEY, Bobby (HB) - 1956, 57, 58 STARK, Todd (LB) - 1981, 82, 83, 84 STEELE, L.R. (T) - 1945 STEERS, Jeff (OL) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 STEGALL, Chris (P) - 2002, 03, 04 STEGAR, Curtis (DE) - 1987 STELLEY, Vic (QB) - 1959, 60, 61 STEPHENS, Carlos (DE) - 2002, 03, 04, 05 STEPHENS, John (TB) - 1984, 85, 86, 87 STEPHENS, Shane (K) - 1991, 92 STEVENS, Bill (OL) - 1967 STOKER, Calvin (WR) - 2008 STOKER, Scott (QB) - 1987, 88, 89 STONE, E.H. (C) - 1944 STONE, Mike (RS/DB) - 1996, 97, 98 STORM, Jason (DE) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 STORRS, Josh (K) - 2002, 03, 04 STRICKLAND, Randy (DT) - 1973 STUART, Clint (OL)--1996, 97 STUTTS, R.E. (G) - 1944 SUMRALL, Troy (RB) - 1999, 00 SUTHERLAND, T. J. (WR) - 1997, 98, 99, 00 SWALES, Adam (WR) - 1993, 94, 95, 96 SWANSON, James (WR) - 2007, 08, 09, 10 SWEENEY, R.W. (T) - 1944 SWEEZY, Ryan (OL) - 1999, 00, 01 SYLVESTER, Judith (DB) - 1998, 99, 00, 01

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-TTACKER, Paul (CB) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 TACKETT, Bobby (G) - 1957 TACKETT, Marion (G) - 1959 TADEMY, Curtis (DE) - 1994, 95 TALBERT, Glenn (HB) - 1961, 62, 63 TANNER, Harold (P) - 1950 TANNER, Scott (P) - 1974 TARLTON, John (C) - 1946 TAPPIN, John (WR) - 1989, 90, 91 TATE, Demathdian (LB) - 2000 TATE, Randy (DE) - 1966, 67, 68, 69 TATUM, Bob (DT/G) - 1951, 52, 53, 54 TAYLOR, Carl (DT) - 1994 TAYLOR, Daniel (RB)- 2012, 13 TAYLOR, Royce - 1949 TAYLOR, Tony (RB) - 1998, 99, 00 TELOTTA, A.J. - 1951, 52 TENNISON, Gene (OL) - 1998, 99, 00, 01 THIBODEAUX, Keith (FS) - 1993, 94, 95, 96 THISSEL, Sidney (LB) - 1985, 87, 88 THOMAS, Chiquita (OLB) - 1983 THOMAS, Dwayne (DE) - 1992, 93, 95, 96 THOMAS, Fred (CB)- 2012, 13 THOMAS, Freeman (NG) - 1980, 81, 82 THOMAS, Huey (T) - 1948, 49, 50 THOMAS, LaDann (LB) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 THOMAS, Marcus (S) - 2000, 01 THOMPKINS, Raymond (OLB) - 1983, 84, 85 THOMPSON, Fred (DB) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 THOMPSON, J.L. “John” (B) - 1945, 46, 47, 48 THOMPSON, Kenny (FB) - 1961, 62 THOMPSON, Reggie (SE) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 THORNTON, Sidney (FB) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 THRASH, Orlando (FB) - 1984, 85, 86 TINSLEY, Harold (G) - 1946 TOLAR, Charlie (FB) - 1956, 57, 58 TOMS, Emery (OT) - 1976, 77, 78 TOOMER, Reggie (LB) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 TOUSSAINT, Darrell (CB) - 1978, 79, 80 TOUSSANT, Casey (WR)- 2011, 12, 13 TOWNSEND, Bill - 1979 TRAHANT, Kenny (NG) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 TRAYLOR, Albert (OL) - 1997, 98, 99, 00 TRAYLOR, Nigel (RB) - 1996, 97, 98 TREADWAY, Carlos (TE) - 1988, 89, 91, 92 TRIPP, Craig (DT) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 TRIPP, Hurley (T) - 1946 TROXCLAIR, Adam (LB) - 2000, 01, 02 TUREAU, Tony (OL) - 1995, 96, 97, 98 TURNER, Danny Bob (E) - 1966 TURNER, Floyd (SE) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 TURNER, Gerald Lucas (DE) - 1985 TURNER, Greg (DE) - 1981, 82 TURNER, James “Junior” (B/FB) - 1949, 50, 51,52 TURNER, Luke (S)- 2012, 13 TURNER, Odessa (SE) - 1984, 85, 86 TURNER, Patrick (C) - 1984, 85, 86 TURNER, Ridge (CB) - 2009 TUTTLE, Tim (LB) - 1979, 80 TYLER, David (G) - 1954 TYNER, David (Manager) - 1981

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-VVAN, Wayne (QB) - 1982, 83, 84, 85 VARNADO, Adam (WR) - 2005, 06, 07, 08 VEALE, Jimmy - 1957 VERRETT, Pete (C) - 1960, 61, 62 VIENNE, Chris (TE) - 1984

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-WWADDELL, Gregg (CB) - 1977, 78, 79 WALKER, Bill (C) - 1950 WALKER, James (TE) - 1980, 81 WALKER, Jermaine (CB) - 2013 WALKER, Mike (Cotlone) - 1984 WALKER, Neil (DE) - 2006, 07 WALKER, Randy (K) - 1970, 71, 72, 73 WALKER, Robert (RB) - 2012,13 WALKER, Wayne (P/PK) - 1963, 65 WALL, Johnny (E) - 1958, 59, 60 WALLACE, Freddie (LB) - 1985, 86, 87, 88 WALLIS, Tommy (HB) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 WALLS, Larry (DT) - 1971 WALTON, Searle (FB) - 1953, 54 WAMPOLD, Marvin (E) - 1954, 56 WARD, Stacy - 1982 WARD, Trea (K) - 1993 WARE, Richard (FB) - 1968, 69, 70, 71 WARNER, Justin (DS)- 2011, 12 WASHINGTON, Marcus (OL) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 WASHINGTON, Russ (S) - 2003, 04, 05 WASHINGTON, Tony (DT) - 1997, 99, 00, 01 WASHINGTON, Willie (DT) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 WATERS, Waymond (WR) - 1975, 76, 77, 78 WATSON, Jay (G) - 1992 WATTIGNY, Bob (QB) - 1970 WATTIGNY, Scott (DL) - 2006, 07, 08, 09 WEAVER, Bob (E/K) - 1951 WEAVER, Walter (G) - 1959, 62 WEBB, Carroll (T) - 1944 WEBER, Seah (WR) - 2000, 01 WEEKS, Robert (K) - 2005, 06, 07, 08 WESLEY, Gary (DE) - 2002, 03, 04 WESLEY, Henri (DE) - 1985, 87, 88 WEST, Jerry (B) - 1945 WEST, Prentis (WR) - 2001, 02, 04 WHALEY, Brian (OL) - 1998, 99 WHATLEY, Ronnie (DHB) - 1965, 66, 67, 68 WHEATLEY, David (OL) - 2007, 08, 09 WHEELER, Jerry (WR) - 1980, 81, 82 WHITE, Bernard (OT) - 1972, 73 WHITE, Bert (S) - 2010, 11, 12, 13 WHITE, David (B) - 1947 WHITE, Davin (TE) - 1999, 2001 WHITE, Jamaal (S) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 WHITE, James (LB) - 1971, 72 WHITE, James (E) - 1946, 47, 48 WHITE, Philip (G/QB) - 1946, 47, 48, 49 WHITT, Larry (HB) - 1953, 54, 55 WHITTEN, Jim (MG) - 1968 WICKMAN, Andy (P/PK) - 2013 WIGGINS, Darrell - 1952 WIGGINS, Parker - 1940 WILEY, Fred (NG) - 1973, 74 WILKINS, Curtis (OL) - 1990, 91, 92, 93 WILKINSON, Dennis (C) - 1969, 70 WILKINSON, Sidney (OG) - 1973 WILLIAMS, Anthony (RB) - 1994, 95 WILLIAMS, B.J. (DB) - 1996, 97, 98, 99 WILLIAMS, Germond (LB) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 WILLIAMS, Greg (LB) - 1980, 81 WILLIAMS, JaMarcus (WR)- 2011, 12 WILLIAMS, James (T) - 1945 WILLIAMS, Jimmy “Jim” (G) - 1958,59,60,61 WILLIAMS, Roger - 1961 WILLIAMS, Taylor (OL) - 1995, 96, 97

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WILLIAMS, Thomas - 1989 WILLIAMS, Tori (QB/WR) - 1994 WILLIAMS, Wade (DL) - 2009, 10, 11, 12 WILLIAMSON, Robert (E) - 1945 WILLIAMSON, Terry (RB) - 1994, 95 WILLIAMSON, Teryl (DB) - 1994, 95 WILLIBER, William (RB) - 1993, 94, 95 WILLIS, Ahmad (DE) - 1999, 00, 01, 02 WILLIS, Chris (DB) - 1993, 94, 95 WILLIS, Troy (DE) - 1971, 72, 73, 74 WILLOUGHBY, Kent (E) - 1960, 61, 62 WILSON, Austin (B) - 1946, 47 WILSON, Bob (B/T) - 1947, 48 WILSON, Delryn (OL) - 2013 Wilson, James - 1973 WIMBERLY, Ted (C) - 1964, 65 WINDHAM, John (OL) - 2000, 01, 02 WINN, Frances (T) - 1945 WOFFORD, Glen (OT) - 1971, 72 WOLFE, Tyler (QB) - 2009, 10 WOOD, Chip (RB) - 1993 WOODS, Bruce (S) - 2003, 04, 05 WOODS, Jackie - 1962 WOODS, Jimmie (T) - 1964, 66, 67 WREN, Jerry (C) - 1960, 62 WRIGHT, David (FB) - 1976, 77, 78, 79 WRIGHT, Kenny (S)--1996, 97, 98 WRIGHT, Randy (RB) - 1989, 90 WRIGHT, Robert (DE) - 1992, 93, 94, 95 WRIGHT, Stuart (QB) - 1973, 74, 75, 76 WROTEN, Gerald (E) - 1967 WYBLE, Fred (C) - 1957, 58

-YYARBOR, Jason (CB) - 2013 YARBROUGH, Ferrell M. (OT/DT) - 1958, 59, 60, 61 YARBROUGH, Gerald (OG/DL) - 1960, 61, 62 YELLOTT, Julius (Manager) - 1948

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JACKIE SMITH

80 Jackie Smith was a standout football and track athlete at NSU from 1960-63. He led NSU in receiving in two of his three seasons but made his true mark in an incredible 16-season pro football career. Smith caught 480 passes for 7,918 yards and 43 touchdowns as a tight end with the Cardinals and Cowboys. On July 30, 1994 Smith was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

JOE DELANEY

44 Joe Delaney was an All-American in football and track from 1977-81. He set NSU’s career rushing record with 3,047 yards and still holds the school single game record with 299 vs. Nicholls as a sophomore. He ran on NSU’s NCAA Champion 1981 4x100 m relay. As a rookie with the Chiefs, he set four club rushing records and was the 1982 AFC Rookie of the Year. He drowned in a heroic rescue attempt in June 1983. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

AL DODD

41 Al Dodd was a two-time All-America safety from 1965-66 and led the 1966 Demons to an unbeaten 9-0 season and a No. 1 national ranking. He holds the state and Northwestern record with 31 career interceptions. He led the team in kickoff returns from 1964-66 and was also the top punt returner for those seasons. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears and later played eight seasons in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints as a receiver.

GARY REASONS

34 Gary Reasons played linebacker at NSU from 1980-83 and finished his career as the all-time leader in tackles with 394. He also set marks in single-season tackles with 172 in his as a senior and established a single-game mark with 24 stops against McNeese that same year. In nine NFL seasons, he won two Super Bowls. He was the first three-time All-American in Division I-AA history and was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame on August 17, 1996.

BOBBY HEBERT

12 Bobby Hebert, QB at NSU from 1977-80, still holds the NSU singlegame passing and total offense records. He ran for 101 yards and threw for 364, hitting on 18-of-30 attempts in a 38-31 victory over UTA on Sept. 13, 1980. Hebert played 14 pro seasons - 11 in the NFL with the Saints and Falcons. As a rookie, he led Michigan to the USFL title and was MVP in the championship game. In the NFL, he completed 60% for 21,683 yards and 135 TDs.

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ALL-AMERICANS WALTER LEDET Guard -1938

SIDNEY THORNTON Fullback -1976

A rugged offensive guard, Abbeville native was the Demons’ first The “Thundering Bull” broke the Demons’ career rushing mark with 2,662 yards (now fifth), football All-American in his senior year, 1938. He also becamce becoming the first NSU back to average 100 yards rushing in a season (100.1, 1976). Firstthe school’s first NFL Draft pick, going in the second round of team All-Louisiana and an All-American, Thornton was MVP in the Blue-Gray All-Star Clashte 1939 draft to Philadelphia. Recently married, he was able sic, then was drafted 48th overall (Steelers) and won two Super Bowls. to make moe money by staying at NSU to coach for Harry Turpin JOE DELANEY than ny playing pro ball. He stayed for 50 years, eventually servTailback- 1979,1980 ing as registar after a coaching career that earned him member- A two-sport All-American, Delaney is in the College Football and Louisiana Sports halls of ship in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Ledet was pivotal in the careers of Demon greats Jackie Smith, Charlie fame. He set NCAA, state and NSU records with a 299-yard, 4-touchdown rushing eruption Hennigan, and Charlie Tolar vs. Nicholls in 1978 and finished as NSU’s single-season (1,110 yards, 1980) and career PARKER WIGGINS (3,047 yards) rushing king. He was AFC Rookie of the Year (Chiefs). His No. 44 is retired.

Halfback -1940

The star offensive back for the 1939 unbeaten Normal Demons, Wiggins became the school’s second-ever All-America football player a year later. As the tailback in the single wing scheme, he handled all the passing duties along with punting and being the primary running threat.

DUDLEY DOWNING Center -1953

WARREN GRIFFITH Center -1980

An All-America center in 1980, Griffith helped that squad set 33 Demon offensive records, including an average of 421 yards of total offense. After moving from defensive end, he started at center for three years.

GARY REASONS Linebacker -1981,1982,1983

A 1953 Little All-American, Downing was anAll-Gulf States Conference center. He was one of A 1996 College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Reasons was the first three-time All-Amerthe top players on the 1953 GSC championship team. Downing was elected to the Graduate ican in FCS history (and the only three-timer at NSU). He played 9 NFL seasons, starting in N Club Hall of Fame in 1974. two Super Bowl wins. He set records of 172 tackles (1983), 394 in his NSU career. His No. 34 ROBERT TATUM jersey was retired after his senior season.

Guard -1953

All-American in 1953 and a three-time All-Gulf States Conference selection, Tatum starred at guard and linebacker. He helped lead the Demons to the 1953 GSC title. He was elected to the Graduate N Club Hall of Fame in 1972.

CHARLIE TOLAR Halfback -1958

ARTHUR “TANK” BERRY Defensive Tackle -1984

The 1984 Gulf Star Conference Male Athlete of the Year, Berry was a Kodak Coaches’ and AP All-America defensive tackle who led the Demons to a GSC title. All-Louisiana in 1982 and 1984, he made 77 tackles, including 9 sacks, as a senior when NSU led the nation in scoring defense (9 ppg).

The “Tank” (5-foot-6, 210 pounds), twice Gulf States Conference MVP, set school career reJOHN KULAKOWSKI cords for rushing (2,194 yards, now 10th) and scoring (182 points, sixth today). Tolar’s 29-TD Defensive End -1987 career total was tops nearly 50 years. He averaged 6.9 yards per carry in college, then won “Kool” was a 1987 All-America pick and the Southland Conference Defensive Player of the All-AFL honors three straight years (1961-63) with the Houston Oilers. Year after including a then school-record 15 sacks among his 96 tackles. A fiery four-year JERRY BURTON starter, he was part of the 1984 Gulf Star Conference co-champs. He made 28 career sacks Halfback -1962 and was a 1995 Graduate N Club Hall of Fame inductee. An All-America safety in 1963 while earning All-Gulf States Conference for three seasons, KEVIN LEWIS Burton also was a standout running back. He won both the Best Defensive Back and Best Defensive Back -1988 Offensive Back team awards in 1963, when he led the team in rushing. Burton was drafted Just 5-foot-7 and not 150 pounds, he had to persuade Demon coaches to allow him to walk by the Los Angeles Rams. on as a cornerback. He went on to the NFL. An All-America cornerback with 13 pass breakSAMMY JOE ODOM ups for the 1988 Southland Conference champs, Lewis had grown a bit before he played for Linebacker -1962 Phoenix in 1989 and San Francisco from 1990-92. One of the most Demons’ most ferocious defenders, Odom was a 1962 All-America selection. JOHN KING He earned Outstanding Defensive Lineman and Outstanding Offensive Lineman awards for Offensive Line -1990 Northwestern, and went on to play two professional seasons with Houston. He was the 95th He could have accepted a scholarship to play for Army, but Springhill native John King player chosen (Browns) in the 1963 NFL Draft. headed south to NSU and the Demons got one of their more versatile and productive ofCORWYN ALDREDGE fensive lineman. King earned All-American honors as a senior in 1990 at center playing all Defensive End -1964 five interior line poisitions in his career, a four-year starter. In 1988, he played guard as the A sixth-round (83rd overall) NFL (Browns) and fifth-round AFL (Patriots) 1965 draft pick, Demons set school records for points, touchdowns and rushing yards while winning their first Aldredge was a 1964 All-America selection. He was a three-year starter at tight end, Southland Conference championship and reaching the Division I-AA playoff quarterfinals. helping the 1962 Demons win the Gulf States Conference championship, and he was also a GREG NECAISE standout defensive end. Defensive End -1990 LARRY WALLS An All-American and All-Southland Conference end in 1990 after breaking the school record Defensive Tackle -1972 with 15.5 sacks, Necaise also holds the career record with 28.5 sacks. He made 191 tackles, A sixth-round (83rd overall) NFL (Browns) and fifth-round AFL (Patriots) 1965 draft pick, 40.5 behind the line, and intercepted 3 passes. The 1989 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year, he Aldredge was a 1964 All-America selection. He was a three-year starter at tight end, helping was twice All-Louisiana first team. the 1962 Demons win the Gulf States Conference championship, and he was also a standout ANDRE CARRON defensive end. Linebacker -1991 AL DODD The Demons’ tackles leader (season, 176, 1991; career, 521), “The Terminator” was a conSafety -1965,1966 sensus All-America linebacker as a senior when he was one first-place vote shy of being the Truly one of te most gifted athletes ever to play at Northwestern, Dodd set a national record national player of the year. A three-year All-Southland Conference star, Carron played for the with 31 career interceptions, a mark that still stands as state and school records. On the un1988 SLC champions. beaten 1966 Demons’ squad, Dodd was the biggests star, earning All-America honors and an ADRIAN HARDY invitation to play in the Senior Bowl. He moved across the ball to receiver in the NFL, playing Cornerback -1992 most of his 7 season for the fledgling New Orleans Saints, finishing with 111 career receptions All-American in 1992 and All-Southland Conference in his last two seasons as a cornerback, for 1,803 yards after beginning as a defensive back in 1967 for Chicago. Hardy was the first Demon to play in the Hula Bowl. He blocked 10 career kicks. A secondround 1993 NFL Draft pick (48th overall) by the San Francisco 49ers, he played in 1994 and 1995 in Cincinnati.

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MARCUS SPEARS Offensive Lineman -1992,1993

ROY LOCKS Defensive End- 2002

“Big Spears” and Jerry Rice are the only players from FCS programs ever chosen for the Football Writers of America All-America team (1993). One of 10 1993 Outland Trophy semifinalists, a two-year (1992-93) All-American and three-time All-Southland Conference tackle, he was a second-round 1994 NFL Draft choice (39th overall) who played 12 pro seasons.

CLARENCE MATTHEWS Tailback -1995

Matthews’ speed, powerful running style and kickoff return ability helped him break the school all-purpose yardage mark (4,651, now second all-time). All-America at tailback as a senior, he ran for a record 1,384 yards (now third) with 13 touchdowns. A Hula Bowl participant, he ranks sixth in career rushing (2,628).

A four-year starter and All-Southland Conference pick both at linebacker and defensive end, Locks won All-America honors in 2002 with 16.5 tackles for loss and 10 sacks among his 70 tackles. He had 224 career tackles, 37.5 for loss, and was a key on playoff teams in 2001 and 2002.

JAMALL JOHNSON Linebacker -2003,2004

A two-time All-American and Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 for the SLC champs, Johnson made 217 tackles in two seasons. Also a special teams standout with great speed, Johnson keyed record-breaking Purple Swarm defenses. He became a star in the CFL.

QUINTENE NEWHOUSE Defensive Line -2003

TONY JOE MARANTO Safety-1997

All-America at tackle as a junior, he played nose in 2004 for the Southland Conference champs and repeated as a first-team All-SLC pick. Newhouse made 155 career tackles, 29 for lost yards, notably forcing a fumble as ULM was trying to run out the clock, resulting in a last-second 2003 win.

An All-America safety and the Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 1997, Maranto played in NFL Europe and with the Saints and Browns. He made 209 tackles in his last two seasons, 106 as a senior with 6 interceptions as the Demons shared the SLC title and made the playoffs.

JERMAINE JONES Cornerback- 1998

Runner-up for the Buck Buchanan Award (national defensive MVP) and an All-American for the powerhouse 1998 Southland Conference champs, Jones was SLC Player of the Year and Louisiana Defensive MVP. A cornerback, he set NSU marks for season (21) and career (44) pass breakups and scored 5 touchdowns on returns in ’98.

GREG BUCKLEY Offensive Line- 2004

An All-America guard for the 2004 Southland Conference champions, Buckley was a three-time All-SLC selection. He started for playoff teams in 2002 and 2004, earning firstteam All-Louisiana honors in ’04 after the Demons set a single-season scoring record and allowed only 6 sacks.

DAVID PITTMAN Defensive Back- 2005

ROBERT DANIEL Defensive End -1998

A 2005 All-American, the 2004-05 All-Southland Conference cornerback was a third-round (87th overall) 2006 NFL Draft choice (Ravens). A four-year starter, “Pitt” snagged 11 interceptions, broke up 26 passes, scored 4 touchdowns (three interception returns) and made 153 tackles. He was the only FCS player in the 2006 Senior Bowl.

A consensus All-America defensive end for the 1998 Southland Conference champs, Daniel played in the East-West Shrine Game and the Blue-Gray All-Star Classic. He overcame reconstructive knee surgery in 1997 to become a sixth-round 1999 NFL Draft pick (Carolina).

MIKE GREEN Defensive Back -1998,1999

A two-time All-America safety (1998, 1999), Green was among the best hitters in school history, twice winning national “play of the week” awards. A 9-year NFL veteran with Chicago and Seattle, Green led all pro defensive backs in tackles in 2002 despite being the last pick in the 2000 NFL Draft.

TORY COLLINS Defensive Tackle, 2005,2006

The eighth two-time All-American in school history, Collins was a three-year All-Southland Conference selection at defensive tackle. He made 185 career tackles, 33 for loss. He helped the 2004 Demons win the SLC and reach the national playoffs after transferring from LSU as a freshman.

DEMETRESS BELL Offensive Line -2007

WILLIAM BROUSSARD Center -1998,1999

Orginally recruited to play basketball for legendary coach Mike McConathy, Bell was noticed by the football coaches and given a try out at defensive line. He later moved to offensive tackle and that is where he remained for the remainder of his career. Bell was the 32nd player to be taken in the professional draft when he was chosen in the seventh round by the Buffalo Bills. He later became the starting left tackle.

All-America at center in 1998 and 1999, Broussard starred on the 1998 Southland Conference championship team that reached the national semifinals. One of only 15 seniors nationally in 1999 named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete, he also played for the 1997 SLC co-champions.

TONY TAYLOR Running Back -2000

A 2000 All-American, Taylor shattered NSU season and career rushing records. He has the top two season totals (1,506 in 2000, 1,441 in 1999), is first in career rushing (3,720 yards), attempts (688) and in 100-yard games in a season (8, 1999) and career (20). His averages per game (136.9, 2000) and career (112.7) are also tops.

MICHAEL BOOKER Offensive Line -2010

NSU’s 40th All-American, he was the Demons top offensive lineman three straight years. He averaged in the high 70’s in grade percentage every year in Natchitoches. Booker was a three-time All-SLC selection

DEREK ROSE Linebacker -2010, 2011

TERRANCE MCGEE Return Specialist -2000

The ninth two-time All-American in school history, Rose was a two year All-Southland Conference selection being voted to the first team his sophomore year and second team junior year. He finished his career with 338 tackles.

All-America as a punt returner in 2000, when he set an NCAA record with a 23.7 average including three long scores, McGee was a four-year starter at cornerback, sharing the career mark for pass breakups (44) while making 11 interceptions. A Pro Bowl kick returner with Buffalo in 2004, he played 10 NFL seasons.

GENE TENNISON Offensive Line -2001

Tennison played guard and tackle as a three-year starter, earning 2001 All-Southland Conference and All-America honors at tackle. NSU won the ’98 SLC title and reached the playoff semis, and got back to the playoffs in his senior year. He also won an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and was an SLC shot put champ.

JUSTIN ALDREDGE Tight End -2011

Justin Aldredge joined his grandfather Corwyn Aldredge on Northwestern State’s elite group of football All-Americans after being named an All-American. It was the first time in school history two members of the same family earned the honor. He had team highs of 39 catches for 514 yards and two touchdowns.

AHMAD WILLIS Defensive End -2001

An All-American as a junior for the 2001 Demons, Willis made one of the biggest plays in school history, blocking a TCU field goal try to end NSU’s 27-24 overtime win in ’01. He had 21 career sacks, 10.5 in his junior year, and 42.5 for lost yardage (20 in 2001) among his 161 career tackles and was a two-time All-Southland Conference pick.

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ALL-Conference ALL-GULF STATES CONFERENCE 1948 G Phil White 1949 DB Art Lancaster

1966 S QB E G G E P

1951 G Bob Tatum G Sid Morrell 1952 G Bob Tatum

G Bob Tatum (1951,52,53)

1955 QB James McNew G Ed Schroder 1956 QB James McNew 1957 FB Charlie Tolar 1958 FB Charlie Tolar T Bert Heckel E Billy Booth

QB James McNew (1955, 56)

1961 Back Kenny Thompson 1962 Back LB T HB

Kenny Thompson Sammy Joe Odom Jerry Fowler, Glenn Talbert

1963 LB HB G E HB T

Sammy Joe Odom Glenn Talbert Al Moreau Roy Gentry Jerry Burton John Wayne Odom

ALL-GULF STAR CONFERENCE

Al Dodd Malcolm Lewis Eddie Lovich Gerald Malley, Eddie Mittelbronn Dick Reding Shelley Dickie

E Corwyn Aldredge (1964)

1967 G Gerald Malley T David Dawson HB Vic Nyvall

1953 G Bob Tatum E Don Millen E John Ables

1959 E Billy Booth

1974 QB Butch Ballard DB John Dilworth

1965 S Al Dodd E Dick Reding

1950 LB James Beck G Jack Huckaby QB Johnnie Emmons

1954 C Dudley Downing, T Charles Johnson

1964 E Corwyn Aldredge FB Claude Patrick G Larry Nugent

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Randy Brodnax David Centanni Shelley Dickie Walter Edler Kenny Hrapmann Vic Nyvall, Al Phillips

1969 T T G LB C E G

Mike Burrow Walter Edler Bobby Knocak Lester Latino Gary McCrary Mace Morris, Leslie Robertson

1970 T G C E QB G FB

Walter Edler Bobby Koncak Gary McCrary Al Phillips Mike Pool Leslie Robertson Richard Ware

1972 HB G NG PR

ALL-GULF SOUTH CONFERENCE Donald Johnson Mike Boyce Kenny Trahant Randy Walter

1973 HB Mario Cage NG Kenny Trahant S John Kelly

1984 T T LB S G FL

Arthur Berry James Boyd Earnest Crittenden Michael Richardson Maxie Smith Odessa Turner

1985 FL TB PK P DE LB

Odessa Turner John Stephens Keith Hodnett Mike Crow, James Hall J.T. Fenceroy

1986 DE LB TB S

James Hall J.T. Fenceroy, John Stephens Odessa Turner

ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE 1987 DE John Kulakowski (Defensive MVP) 1988 WR Floyd Turner LB Leonard Parker 1989 WR Al Edwards LB Andre Carron CB Randy Hilliard 1990 LB DE OL S WR

Andre Carron Greg Necaise John King Ron Davis John Tappin WR Al Edwards (1989)

1991 LB Andre Carron (Defensive MVP) CB Adrian Hardy OL Marcus Spears Honorary Team Captain Bill Britt 1992 CB OL TE KR

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FL Odessa Turner (1984, 85)

Adrian Hardy Marcus Spears Carlos Treadway Darius Adams

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1993 OL Marcus Spears LB Ed Moses 1994 RB Clarence Matthews OL John Dippel LB Steve Readeaux RB Clarence Matthews

1995 RB Clarence Matthews (Offensive MVP) OL Jayson Hayes 1996 WR Pat Palmer (Offensive MVP) CB Keith Thibodeaux 1997 RB WR OL CB S

Ronnie Powell (Newcomer of the Year) Pat Palmer Archie Robinson Jermaine Jones Tony Joe Maranto (Defensive Player of the Year)

1998 CB RB OL DL S

Jermaine Jones (Player of the Year) Tony Taylor Mike Funches Robert Daniel Mike Green

1999 RB Tony Taylor OL William Broussard S Mike Green

Jeremy Lofton Gene Tennison Ahmad Willis Terrence McGee

RB Tony Taylor (1998,99,00)

2002 First Team: DE Roy Locks (Defensive Player of the Year) DE Ahmad Willis LB Kurt Rodriguez RB Derrick Johnese Second Team: OL Greg Buckley LB Germond Williams 2003 First Team: LB Jamall Johnson (Newcomer of the Year)DT Quintene Newhouse OT Greg Buckley Second Team:

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2009 First Team: DL Al Smith Second Team: DB Wesley Eckles DB Gary Riggs

Derrick Johnese Gary Wesley David Pittman Eric Louis

2004 First Team: LB Jamall Johnson (Defensive POY) RB Derrick Johnese (Offensive POY) FB Issa Banna OL Greg Buckley OL Justin Brown RS Toby Zeigler DE Ed Queen DT Quintene Newhouse CB David Pittman S Russ Washington Second Team: WR Derrick Doyle TE Mark Morris OL Mike King DL Tory Collins DL Gary Wesley S Bruce Woods 2005 First Team: OL Brian Booth CB David Pittman RS Toby Zeigler DL Tory Collins S Russ Washington Second Team: OL Woodly Telfort DL Carlos Stephens

2010 First Team: OL Michael Booker LB Derek Rose Second Team: TE Justin Aldredge DL Ledell Love DB Jamaal White 2011 First Team: K John Shaughnessy TE Justin Aldredge Second Team: LB Derek Rose OL Larry Calcote S Jamaal White DE Ricky Issac

WR Derrick Doyle (2004)

2006 First Team: DL Tory Collins DE Ed Queen S Russ Washington Second Team: TE Clay Broyles

2000 RB Tony Taylor C/RS Terrence McGee LB Kurt Rodriguez 2001 RB OL DE C/RS

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TE Justin Aldredge (2010,11)

2012 First Team: LB Derek Rose Second Team: S Jamaal White S Cortez Paige K John Shaughnessy 2013 Second Team: OL Warren Jones DL Lesley Deamer LB Pat Black DB Imoan Claiborne Note: Only first-team selections are listed through the 2001 season.

2007 First Team: OL Demtress Bell RB Byron Lawrence Second Team: DL Al Smith DL Ray Martin DB C.L. Grogan DB Gary Riggs 2008 First Team: DB Wesley Eckles K Robert Weeks Second Team: RB Byron Lawrence DL Ledell Love, LB Mack Dampier

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top 100 Demons Choosing the Top 100: To commemorate the Centennial Celebration of Demon Football for the 2007 season, a Top 100 Demon Football Players of the Century roster was selected. Fan voting conducted in May of 2007 was a primary component in the selection process, with a committee completing the selections. The Top 100 list was narrowed down from a group of 230 players nominated by a blue-ribbon panel comprised of former players, coaches and past and present administrators. The honorary captains were chosen by the committee as their stories emerged during the Top 100 selection process.

Harry “Rags” Turpin (RB, 1926-29) -- An iconic figure in Demon football,Turpin was considered perhaps the best offensive back of the 1920s before he returned to his alma mater as head coach a decade later. His nickname stemmed from his snappy wardrobe.

Walter Edler (DL, 1967-70) Larry Gaudet (LB, 1968-71) Don Guidry (QB, 1965-68) -- Guidry (Graduate N Club Hall of Fame, 1976) led the Demons in passing three years while playing from 1965-68. He still holds records for TD passes in a season (16) and Walter Ledet (OL, 1934-38) career (38) and is fourth in career passing yards (3,903). He -- The Demons’ first All-America player as a 6-foot-2, was part of the unbeaten 1966 team. 208-pound guard and linebacker in 1938, he was a second- Ross Gwinn (OL, 1963-66) round NFL Draft pick by Philadelphia.“Cajun” began his Donald Johnson (RB, 1969-72) days at Normal as a 16-year-old and never left, serving as Monte Ledbetter (WR, 1964-65) assistant football and head track coach. He is a 1995 Loui- Gary McCrary (OL, 1968-71) siana Sports Hall of Fame inductee. Vic Nyvall (RB, 1967-69) John Wayne Odom (OL, 1960-63) Johnny Emmons (ATH, 1948-51) Sammy Joe Odom (LB, 1962-63) -- One of the most Demons’ most ferocious defenders, Odom -- A halfback and quarterback who also still holds baseball’s was a 1962 All-America selection. He earned Outstandsingle-season record for best batting average (.458) ing Defensive Lineman and Outstanding Offensive Lineman A.K. “Buddy” Lancaster (ATH, 1948-50) awards for Northwestern, and went on to play two profesParker Wiggins (RB, 1940) sional seasons with Houston. He was the 95th player chosen (Browns) in the 1963 NFL Draft. Al Phillips (WR, 1966-69) Billy Jack Booth (TE, 1956-59) Mike Pool (QB, 1969-70) Dudley Dowing (OL, 1952-54) Dick Reding (WR, 1963-66) Jerry Fowler (OL, 1959-62) Glenn Talbert (ATH, 1961-63) -- An All-Gulf States Conference guard in 1962 on the Wayne Walker (P, 1963-65) Demons’ GSC championship team, Fowler was drafted by the AFL’s Oakland Raiders. He later joined former Demons Richard Ware (RB, 1968-71) Charlie Hennigan and Charlie Tolar with the Houston Oilers. Fowler was inducted in the Graduate N Club Hall of Mike Almond (WR, 1975-78) Butch Ballard (QB, 1973-76) Fame in 1986. -- The only Demon QB to earn first-team All-Louisiana Bert Heckel (OL,1956-59 honors (1975), Ballard was All-Gulf South Conference in Charlie Hennigan (WR, 1955-57) 1974 after transferring from Mississippi State. He threw for Dale Hoffpauir (ATH, 1956-59) 1,668 yards in 1974. Ballard was inducted in the Graduate James “Red” McNew (ATH, 1953-56) N Club Hall of Fame in 2004. -- All-Gulf States Conference as a quarterback and safety in 1955-56, McNew has the sixth-longest punt return (75 yards) in school history. A 1976 Gordon Boogaerts (LB, 1970-72) Graduate N Club Hall of Fame inductee, he ran for 1,536 yards, averaging Mario Cage (RB, 1971-74) 4.9 yards per carry, and threw for 936 more, helping the Demons win the Joe Delaney (RB, 1977-80) John Dilworth (DB, 1971-74) 1953 GSC title. -- A 2000 Graduate N Club Hall of Famer, Dilworth was Jackie Smith (TE, 1959-62) All-Louisiana and All-Gulf South Conference as a cornerBob Tatum (OL, 1951-54) back in his senior season (1974). An 11th-round Miami Charlie Tolar (RB, 1956-58) Dolphins NFL Draft pick, he played two years in the CFL Ferrell Yarbrough (DL, 1958-61) (Calgary). A hard-hitting four-year starter, he was beaten only once for a touchdown. Corwyn Aldredge (TE, 1962-64) Warren Griffith (OL, 1976-80) Don Beasley (QB, 1961-64) Bobby Hebert (QB, 1979-82) Jerry Burton (DB, 1960-63) Victor Oatis (WR, 1979-82) Al Dodd (DB, 1963-66)

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of the Century Petey Perot (OL, 1975-78) Sidney Thornton (RB, 1973-76) Darryl Toussaint (DB, 1978-80) Randy Walker (K/P, 1970-73) David Wright (ATH, 1976-79)

Terrence McGee (DB, 1999-02) Ed Moses (LB, 1990-93) Patrick Palmer (WR, 1994-97) Ronnie Powell (RB, 1997-98) Kurt Rodriguez (LB, 1999-02) -- The third-leading tackler in school history (408), RodriArthur “Tank” Berry (DL, 1981-84) guez was a four-year starter who starred for playoff teams in -- The 1984 Gulf Star Conference Male Athlete of theYear, 2001 and 2002. He was first-team All-Southland ConferBerry was a Kodak Coaches’ and AP All-America defensive ence as a sophomore, second team as a junior and senior, tackle who led the Demons to a GSC title. All-Louisiana in and had 40 career tackles for loss. Rodriguez was first-team 1982 and 1984, he made 77 tackles, including 9 sacks, as a All-Louisiana as a sophomore, second in 1999, 2002. senior when NSU led the nation in scoring defense (9 ppg). Marcus Spears (OL, 1991-93) Andre Carron (LB, 1988-91) Tony Taylor (RB, 1998-00) Mark Duper (WR, 1980-81) Gene Tennison (OL, 1998-01) Al Edwards (WR, 1986-89) Keith Thibodeaux (DB, 1993-96) Adrian Hardy (DB, 1989-92) Russ Washington (DB, 2003-05) Randy Hilliard (DB, 1986-89) Ahmad Willis (DL, 1999-02) Keith Hodnett (SP, 1985-88) Kenny Wright (DB, 1996-98) John King (OL, 1987-90) John Kulakowski (DL, 1984-87) Greg Buckley (OL, 2001-04) Kevin Lewis (DB, 1985-88) Tory Collins (DL, 2003-06) Robert Moore (DB, 1982-85) Derrick Doyle (WR, 2003-06) Greg Necaise (DL, 1989-90) Derrick Johnese (RB, 2002-04) Ed Orgeron (DL, 1980-83) Jamall Johnson (LB, 2003-04) Gary Reasons (LB, 1980-83) -- A two-time All-American and Southland Conference DeMichael “Red” Richardson (DB, 1981-84) fensive Player of theYear in 2004 for the SLC champs, JohnJohn Stephens (RB, 1984-87) son made 217 tackles in two seasons. Also a special teams Scott Stoker (QB, 1986-89) standout with great speed, Johnson keyed record-breaking Floyd Turner (WR, 1985-88) Purple Swarm defenses. -- A walk-on who set the career receptions record (98, now Craig Nall (QB, 2001) fourth) and ranks third in receiving yardage (1,725), he Quintene Newhouse (DL, 2001-04) was first-team All-Southland Conference for the 1988 SLC David Pittman (DB, 2002-05) champs. A sixth-round NFL Draft pick,Turner played nine Toby Zeigler (RS, 2002-05) NFL seasons (1989-93 with the Saints) after leading the Demons in receiving three straight seasons. HONORARY CAPTAINS: Odessa Turner (WR, 1984-86) E.H. Gilson (HB, 1937-40) Grant Crowder (LB, 1994-95) Nathan Black (WR, 1998-01) Jerry Epperson (OL, 1975-78) William Broussard (OL, 1996-99) Guy Hedrick (RB, 1990-92) Robert Daniel (DL, 1994-98) Bill Johnson (OL, 1975-78) Mike Funches (OL, 1997-98) Lester Latino (LB, 1966-69) Mike Green (DB, 1997-99) Bryant “Red” Lewis (1956-57) Jermaine Jones (DB, 1995-98) Carroll Long (OL, 1965-66) Brad Laird (QB, 1991-95) Rob Robertson (FB, 1994-97) Roy Locks (DL, 1999-02) Mark Schroeder (RB, 1978-79) Tony Joe Maranto (DB, 1995-97) Theophile Scott (ATH, 1940-42) Clarence Matthews (RB, 1992-95) Carlos Treadway (TE, 1988-92) -- Matthews’ speed, powerful running style and kickoff return Earnest “Bama” Wright (E, 1936-39) ability helped him break the school all-purpose yardage mark (4,651, now second all-time). All-America at tailback as a senior, he ran for a record 1,384 yards (now third) with 13 touchdowns. A Hula Bowl participant, he ranks sixth in career rushing (2,628).

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H O M E O F T H E N O R T H W E S T E R N S TAT E D E M O N S

Northwestern State is now in its fifth decade of playing home game in Turpin Stadium, name for Harry Turpin, the second all-time winingest coach in Demon football history. Turpin, a four sport letterman at what was then Louisiana Normal in the mid-1920s, collected 100 victories during his 22 years as the Demons head coach. The staduim was renamed in his honor prior to the 1977 season. Fearturing an artificial playing surface, the 15,971 seat capacity stadium stadium is the focal point of the NSU athletic complex, which also includes the NSU Fieldhouse. The two deck west side of the stadium features a glassed-in area between decks which is reserved for members of the Demon Athletic Association and other important dignitaries. Also located on the west side are 5,000 comfortable chair back seats and an ultra-modern doubledecked press box, complete with working press area, radio booths, and camera decks. NSU students and the Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band sit on the east side of the field. Completing the complex is the NSU Fieldhous, which opened in 1979. The Fieldhouse is home to administrative and coaching offices, dressing rooms, training rooms with up to date facilities, weight room, lounges, meeting areas, and film rooms. Other features include the plush Demon dressing room, equipment room, and laundry area with ample storage space.

TOP TURPIN STADIUM CROWDS

RNK. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

ATT. 17,528 17,031 16,706 16,222 15,600

DATE 9/2/00 11/16/00 9/5/98 9/7/96 9/3/94

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W/L W L W W L

SCORE 31-14 27-3 28-7 27-10 20-0

REMARKS Home Opener Home Finale Home Opener Home Opener Home Opener

TURPIN STADIUM RECORDS LONGEST PLAYS Rush Pass Punt Return Kickoff Return

93 yards, Ronnie Powell vs. Jacksonville St., 11/8/97 91 yards, Tony Taylor vs. Stephen F. Austin, 11/20/99 98 yards, Bobby Hebert to Randy Liles vs. Southeastern La., 11/22/80 94 yards, Brett Hicks to Brandon Perry (Sam Houston State), 10/7/06 *85 yards, Mike Pool to Al Phillips vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/27/69 90 yards, Terrence McGee vs. Southern, 9/2/00 86 yards, Terrence McGee vs. Troy State, 10/7/00 98 yards, Willie Quinn (Southern), 9/7/13

INDVIDUAL RECORDS Most Point Scored 20 Joe Delaney vs. Portland State, Nov. 1, 1980 *19 Ed Horton vs. Tarlton State, Oct. 13, 1962 18 Ben Beach vs. Gardner-Webb, Sept. 30, 2000 18 KaRon Coleman (Stephen F. Austin), Nov. 20, 1999 18 Tony Taylor vs. Jacksonville State, Nov. 11, 1999 18 Tony Taylor vs. Southwest Texas, Oct. 30, 1999 18 Tony Taylor vs. Tarlton State, Sept. 18, 1999 18 Chris Pritchett vs. Illinois State, Nov. 28, 1998 18 Sam Zanders (Illinois State), Nov. 28, 1998 18 Ronnie Powell vs. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 20, 1997 18 Ronnie Powell vs. Arkansas Tech, Oct. 25, 1997 18 Chris Pritchett vs. Southwest Texas, Oct. 18, 1997 18 Lewis Tillman (Jackson State), Nov. 14, 1987 18 Mike Wooten (Northeast Louisiana), Oct. 5, 1985 *18 Theophile Scott vs. Southestern Louisiana, Oct. 4, 1940

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14,873 14,591 14,586 14,436 14,247

9/7/13 10/16/04 10/22/00 9/18/99 10/15/98

Interception Return Field Goal Punt

vs. Southern vs. McNeese St. vs. McNeese St. vs. Tarleton St. vs. McNeese St.

W W W W W

55-14 47-17 37-34 52-6 14-10

Home Opener Homecoming Homecoming Fox TV/Thursday

84 yards, Clarence Matthews vs. Southern, 9/3/94 97 yards, Michael “Red” Richardson vs. Southeastern La., 11/12/83 95 yards, Jermaine Jones vs. Southern, 9/5/98 55 yards, Teddy Garcia (Northeast La.), 10/5/87 52 yards, Benny Brouillette vs. Nicholls St., 10/11/84 85 yards, Don Alonzo (Nicholls St.), 11/8/80 80 yards, Ryan Gooch (Stephen F. Austin), 11/17/07 78 yards, Leo Clement vs. Alcorn State, 10/16/82

Most Rushing Attempts 41 Joe Delaney, vs. Nicholls State, Nov. 8, 1980 38 Marcel Shipp (Massachusetts), Dec. 12, 1998 Most Yards Rushing 299 Joe Delaney vs. Nicholls State, Oct. 28, 1978 208 Gilbert Price (Southwest Texas St.), Oct. 20, 1990 Most Rushing Touchdowns 3 Jeremy Lofton, vs. Nicholls, Oct. 20, 2001 3 Jeremy Lofton vs. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 17, 2001 3 KaRon Coleman (Stephen F. Austin), Nov. 20, 1999 3 Tony Taylor vs. Southwest Texas, Oct. 30, 1999 3 Tony Taylor vs.Jacksonville State, Nov. 16, 1999 3 Tony Taylor vs. Southwest Texas, Oct. 30, 1999 3 Tony Taylor vs. Tarlton State, Sept. 18, 1999 3 Sam Zanders (Illinois St.), Nov. 28, 1998 3 Ronnie Powell vs. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 20, 1997 3 Ronnie Powell vs. Arkansas Tech, Oct. 25, 1997 3 Lewis Tillman (Jackson State), Nov. 14, 1987 FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

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FOOTBALL Turpin Stadium Facts: Total Cost: $4,812,600 (including renovation and expansion of old stadium with artificial surfacing of the field.) Seating Capacity: 15,971 West Side Lower Deck: 4,862 VIP Deck: 240 West Side Upper Deck: 4,780 Press Level: 166 East Side: 5,923 Architects: Harold Pique and Associates, New Orleans, Louisiana Contractor: Tudor Construction Company Alexandria, Louisiana Dedication Date: September 3, 1977 (NSU 28, Texas-Arlington 24) Playing Surface: V-Turf Artifical ( replaced summer 2009)

Turpin Stadium: By the Numbers 113-52-1 - all time record of the Demons in Turpin Stadium .685 - winning percentage since playing in Turpin in 1977 5 - unbeaten season in Turpin 1980: 6-0, 1982: 5-0, 1988: 5-0; 2002: 4-0, 2004: 6-0

3 Mike Wooten (Northeast Louisiana), Oct. 5, 1985 3 Joe Delaney vs. Portland State, Nov. 1, 1980 *3 Theophile Scott vs. Southeastern Louisiana, Oct. 4, 1940 Most Passing Attempts 48 Doug Hudson (Nicholls State), comp. 23, Nov. 8, 1986 47 Troy Williams (Southern), comp. 27, Sept. 2, 2000 45 Kevin Glenn (Illinois State), comp. 18, Nov. 28, 1989 40 Richie Williams (Appalachian State), comp. 22, Sept. 25, 2004 43 Ryan Howard (Central Arkansas), comp. 26, Nov. 9, 2013 Most Pass Completions 28 Brady Attaway (Stephen F. Austin) att. 42, Nov. 23, 2013 27 Troy Williams (Southern), att. 47, Sept. 2, 2000 26 Neal Lomax (Portland St.), att. 43, Nov. 1, 1980 26 Zach Adkins vs. Lamar, att. 35 , Nov. 9, 2013 26 Zach Adkins vs. Stephen F. Austin, att. 33 , Nov. 23, 2013 Most Passing Yards 431 Bob Bounds (East Texas State), Sept. 28, 1991 368 Richie Williams (Appalachian State), Sept. 25, 2004 364 Bobby Hebert vs. Texas-Arlington, Sept. 13, 1980 Highest Completion Percentage 81.8% Bobby Hebert vs. Abilene Christian, Sept. 6, 1980 79.3% Bubby Brister (Northeast Louisiana), Oct. 3, 1985 Most Touchdowns Passing 5 Richie Williams (Appalachian State), Sept. 25, 2004 4 Brad Spangler vs. Illinois State, Nov. 28, 1998 4 Warren Patterson vs. Henderson State, Sept. 19, 1998 4 Kenny Philbert vs. Texas-Arlington, Sept. 3, 1977 Most Receptions 12 Chris Jones (Northeast Louisiana), 214 yds, Oct. 5, 1985 9 Al’Tre Joubert (Southern), 111 yards, sept. 2, 2000 9 Eric Anderson (Henderson State), 91 yds, Oct. 5, 1985 9 Odessa Turner vs. Northeast Louisiana, 113 yds, Oct. 5, 1985 Most Touchdowns - Receiving 4 Davon Fowlkes (Appalachian State), Sept. 25, 2004 3 Chris Pritchett vs. Illinois State, Nov. 28, 1998 3 Chris Pritchett vs. Southwest Texas, Oct. 18, 1997 3 Kevin Goodwin (Stephen F. Austin), Nov. 20, 1993 3 Mark Duper vs. Northeast Louisiana, Nov. 21, 1981 Most Yards Receiving 247 Ronald Bonner (Jacksonville State), 9 rec., Nov. 8, 1997 216 Pat Palmer vs. Stephen F. Austin, 7 rec., Nov. 20, 1997 Most Yards Punting 400 Shane Stephens vs. McNeese State (10 att.) Oct. 19, 1991 380 Beau Mothe (Southeastern Louisiana), Nov. 7, 2009 369 Mark Holmes vs. Troy State (9 att.), Oct. 7, 2000 344 Benny May (McNeese State), Sept. 14, 1985

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Demon Football Traditions Demons in the NFL Draft There have been 35 Northwestern State players chosen in the NFL Draft, including 10 in the last 13 seasons. Three Demons have gone in the top five rounds since 2002 (Craig Nall, 2002, 5th round, Packers; Terrence McGee, 2003, 4th round, Bills; David Pittman, 2006, 3rd round, Ravens). NSU’s highest pick: RB John Stephens, 1988, 17th overall. The Demons’ first-ever draft pick: OG Walter Ledet, Eagles, 2nd round, 1939; The busiest round for NSU players: 2nd, with 7 Demons selected. The busiest year: 1999, when 3 Demons were picked (cornerbacks Kenny Wright and Jermaine Jones, defensive end Robert Daniel). Defensive back Jeremy Lane was the latest Demon taken in the draft - selected in the 6th round by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 draft.

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Rookies of the Year Two Demon greats have won pro Rookie of the Year awards. Tailback Joe Delaney was the 1981 AFC Rookie of the Year when he earned a trip to the Pro Bowl and was named Chiefs MVP after establishing a then-franchise record with 1,121 rushing yards, leading Kansas City to its first winning season since 1973. Seven years later, after breaking Delaney’s Demon career rushing record, tailback John Stephens won the Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honor after running for 1,168 yards for New England.

Demons with NFL Longevity Among the dozens of former Demons to play pro ball, there are an elite group whose careers stretched for many years. Topping the list is Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Jackie Smith, who played 16 years (1963-78). Pro Bowl quarterback Bobby Hebert played in the NFL from 1985-96 (11 seasons) after three years starring in the USFL, getting a total of 14 pro seasons. All-Pro receiver Mark Duper spent 11 seasons in the NFL (1982-1992), as did offensive lineman Marcus Spears (1995-2005). Receiver Floyd Turner got in 10 seasons (1989-1998) as did safety Mike Green (2000-2009). Linebacker Gary Reasons played 9 years (1984-1992), as did cornerback Randy Hilliard (1990-1998). Receiver Al Dodd (1967-74) had 8 NFL seasons, a long with offensive guard Petey Perot (1979-85), cornerback Kenny Wright (1999-2008). All-time AFL greats Charlie Hennigan and Charlie Tolar starred for the Houston Oilers for 7 years (1960-66), and Terrence McGee played 10 years (2003-12).

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The Cajun Cannon, Bobby Hebert He came to Northwestern in 1978 as a T-formation quarterback with a difficult-to-understand, thick Cajun accent. At the end of his redshirt sophomore year, Bobby Hebert was an honorable mention All-America. Injuries slowed him in his final two seasons, but he went from NSU to the fledgling USFL and became an instant star, winning the championship game MVP award for the Michigan Panthers. That launched an incredible 14-year pro career highlighted by eight seasons when he led the New Orleans Saints to their greatest success. Hebert was 49-26 (.653) as the Saints starting QB, leading the club to its only division title and its best ever record. Today, he co-hosts the Big 870, WWL AM weeknights Sports Talk show in New Orleans and keeps close watch on his alma mater. Bobby Hebert

NFL Focused on NSU in the 1999 Draft The 1998 Demons had three players (Kenny Wright, Jermaine Jones, Robert Daniel) chosen in the 1999 NFL Draft – more than were chosen from six of the Associated Press Top 25 major college teams, and as many or more than 12 of the AP Top 25, such as Penn State and UCLA. NSU led all Division FCS programs and Louisiana institutions with three selections. No other college in the country, at any level, had both starting cornerbacks selected.

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Legends of the AFL, Hennigan and Tolar When the American Football League was created in 1960, former Demon track star and football player Charlie Hennigan was teaching biology and coaching at Jonesboro-Hodge High School, having been cut by the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos. Demon All-America fullback Charlie Tolar was drafted by Pittsburgh, but cut in 1959. They were among 160 hopefuls who participated in an AFL tryout camp for the Houston franchise, and both beat the odds to make the team. Each became instant All-AFL stars who made the Oilers’ All-Time Team in the mid-1990s, voted by fans. Hennigan set pro records with 1,746 receiving yards in 1961 and 101 catches in 1964, marks that remained for 20-plus years. The 1,746 receiving yards still is third all-time, topped only by Jerry Rice and Isaac Bruce. Hennigan holds NFL records for consecutive 100-yard receiving games (7) and most 200-yard receiving games (3) in a season, and ranks second all-time with 10 100-yard receiving games in a season and four 200-yard career games. Tolar’s 5-6, 220-pound frame earned him nicknames like “Tank” and “The Human Bowling Ball” and his bullish style made him a hero to future NFL star Larry Csonka while earning him a pair of All-AFL honors. His colorful lifestyle earned him a line in a Willie Nelson song: “Men like Charlie Tolar, when they made him,

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they broke the mold.” Big Red, Jackie Smith For a track standout whose hurdling skills made him most attractive to the Demons coming out of Kentwood High School, Jackie Smith made the most of his opportunity at NSU from 1959-62. His stats in football were modest in the run-based offenses of the early 1960s, but his size and speed interested pro scouts. Few 10th-round draft picks have worked out so spectacularly. Smith’s rugged style, combined with his speed and athleticism, redefined the positon of tight end in the NFL in the late 1960s. He made five straight Pro Bowl appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1966-70 and retired after the 1978 season as the NFL’s all-time leading tight end with 480 career catches for 7,918 yards. He played in 121 consecutive games. In 1994, Kentwood came to Canton. “Big Red” was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Last But Not Least, Mr. Irrelevant Among the 34 Demons chosen in the NFL Draft, two hold a special distinction – they were the last players chosen in that year’s draft. Receiver Mike Almond was the 330th and last selection in 1979, going to the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. Safety Mike Green went as the 248th choice in the 2000 Jackie Smth draft, to Chicago. They were each the guests of honor for the “Irrelevant Week” celebration in Newport Beach, Cal., in June, making NSU the only program to have two “Mr. Irrelevants” in the 29-year history of the festivities. Almond made it to the last cut but the Steelers had receivers Lynn Swann and John Stallworth, both in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Green not only made the Bears’ roster, he was their second-leading tackler over his last six seasons and he was traded to NFC champion Seattle, where he played for two more years. Rookie Star, Veteran Style Along with winning the 1988 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award, former NSU tailback John Stephens was awarded the first Gale Sayers Humanitarian Citation in 1988. Stephens was the choice of a committee headed by Sayers, the Hall of Fame running back who starred for the Chicago Bears. The award is given to the National Football League rookie demonstrating the most outstanding commitment of time and effort toward a personally designated charitable organization, which in Stephens’ case was the Roxbury (Mass.) Comprehensive Community Health Center.

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The Turtle, All-Pro Terrence McGee The Turtle came out of his shell in a big way. Cornerback Terrence McGee earned the nickname “Turtle” because of the way he wore his shoulder pads around his head until the last possible moment before preseason practices, to keep his head in the shade. McGee became a starter as a true freshman, and became a star a year later. He ran three punts back for touchdowns, broke the NCAA single-season record for punt return yardage and today stands as the Division I-AA all-time record holder for best career punt return average (17.6, 1999-2002). In his second pro season, 2004, he made the Pro Bowl as a return specialist and emerged as one of the NFL’s better cover cornerbacks for Buffalo, in a 10-year NFL career. Demons on the SI Cover For musicians, it’s the cover of the Rolling Stone. For athletes, being a Sports Illustrated coverboy is the ultimate. Two Demon greats have been there. All-Pro Mark Duper was the subject for the Nov. Terrence McGee 19, 1984 issue showcasing the unbeaten Miami Dolphins, In the Oct. 7, 1991 edition, Saints quarterback Bobby Hebert was on the cover illustrating the “Saints Alive” story saluting their best start ever. NSU products Jackie Smith, Joe Delaney and Hebert have been profiled inside the magazine, and in 2005, Marcus Spears provided the “Best Joke I Can Tell in Public” for SI readers.

Track and Football, a Demon Tradition Dating back to the 1930s, football and track have been intertwined at Northwestern. The Demons’ first football All-American, Walter Ledet, was a track stalwart who became one of the great track coaches in state history, earning him a place in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. His powerhouse track programs attracted future pro greats Charlie Hennigan and Jackie Smith to Northwestern. Since then, many outstanding Demon football players have been two-sport stars, including track All-Americans and future pro players Joe Delaney, Mark Duper, Victor Oatis, Al Edwards and Ronnie Powell. Duper had never played football until Delaney and Oatis teased and prodded him into giving it a try for his junior season, 1980. Two years later, Duper was a second-round NFL Draft pick on the way to three Pro Bowls. In 1981, Delaney, Oatis, and Duper ran on the NCAA Division I champion 4x100 meter relay team. NSU remains the only FCS program ever to win an NCAA relay championship men or women indoors or outdoors.

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Northwestern State Traditions All-Americans In 116 seasons of intercollegiate football, 42 Northwestern players have earned first or second-team All-America honors. Offensive guard Walter “Cajun” Ledet, later a highlysuccessful Demon track and field coach and assistant football coach, was the school’s first All-American in 1938. Only nine players — safety Al Dodd in 1965-66, tailback Joe Delaney in 1979-80, linebacker Gary Reasons in 1981-83, offensive tackle Marcus Spears in 1992-93, center William Broussard in 1998-99, safety Mike Green also in 1998-99, linebacker Jamall Johnson in 2003-04, defensive tackle Tory Collins in 2005-06, and linebacker Derek Rose 2010 and 2011 — won All-America honors in more than one season. Reasons became the first three-time All-American in Division I-AA history. In 1993, Marcus Spears became only the second I-AA player ever (along with Jerry Rice) to make the Football Writers Association of America All-America team. William Broussard and Mike Green, members of the memorable 1998 team which advanced to the national semi-finals for the first time in the program’s history, are the only two teammates at Northwestern to earn All-America status in consecutive seasons.

The Delaney Memorial The Demons’ spring practice ends each year with the Delaney Bowl, honoring the memory of heroic two-sport All-American Joe Delaney. It’s one of several ways NSU honors his memory. There is a display underneath the west side of Turpin Stadium. His No. 44 jersey was retired at halftime of his final game as a Demon. The players elected as permanent team captains by their teammates receive the Joe Delaney Memorial Leadership Awards. Displays in the football offices on the Big John Evans Walk of Honor list those captains and showcase Delaney’s achievements and impact. Each spring since 2012, the Delaney Distinguished Supporter Award is presented to an individual whose involvement with NSU athletics is dynamic.

Chief Caddo At 7 feet, 6-inches tall and 320 pounds, Chief Caddo is the biggest trophy in college football. The wooden Indian statue is awarded to the winner of each year’s Northwestern vs. Stephen F. Austin game. The stately Chief is symbolic of the kinship between the cities of Natchitoches and Nacogdoches, home of SFA. He was named “Chief Caddo” to honor the Indian tribe that not only first settled the two communities, but provided safety for the early white settlers in the area. The statue originated in 1960, when Northwestern and SFA decided the loser of their 1961 game would have a tree chopped down from its nearby forest to be sent to the winning school, who would have a statue carved. The Demons won that 1961 matchup 35-19 and SFA delivered a 2,000-pound black gum log to Northwestern. Harold Green of Logansport spent over 230 hours carving the statue. Since the Demons and Lumberjacks have been playing for Chief Caddo, Northwestern holds a 29-17-1 advantage in the series. In the 49 years of the Chief’s life, he’s spent 34 in Natchitoches. The two teams did not play each other from 1965-68 and in 1973. To those who know the Chief best, that comes as no surprise. Even an SFA coach admitted a few years ago that the Chief seemed to like Natchitoches, blaming it on meat pies and Cajun cooking. But veteran Northwestern followers know his allegiance goes even deeper. After all, if you were a wooden statue, would you want to spend time around a bunch of Lumberjacks?

The George Doherty Wing The Demon football offices, as well as the offices for the track and baseball coaching staffs, are located on the second floor of the NSU Fieldhouse. On June 8, 1991, the area was named “The George Doherty Wing” in memory of the former Demon head coach and athletic director, who spearheaded planning of the ultramodern facility.

College Football Trophies

Chief Caddo (NSU vs. SFA)................................................................................................7-foot-6, 320 lbs Cannon (Purdue vs. Illinois)...................................................................................... 2 foot by 1 foot, 15 lbs Ol’ Mountain Jug (App. St vs. W. Caro.).............................................................................................25 lbs Govenor’s cup (Kentucky vs. Louisville)..............................................................................2-foot-9, 110 lbs Old Oaken Buckey (Purdue vs. Louisville)........................................................... 2 feet tall, approx., 15 lbs The Apple Cup (Washington vs. Washington St.).......................................................... 30 inches, 8-10 lbs

Other Sport Trophies

Demon dressing room etiquette Whatever you do, when visiting the Demon locker room, watch where you walk. Don’t dare step on the white Demon head in the center of the room on the plush purple carpet. If you do, you risk the rath of the entire senior class.

Fight song When Jeff Matthews’ Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band plays it, the music is called “Trio to British Eighth March” but the lyrics lend a distinct Demon flair: Go, ye Demons, take the field Northwestern Demons never yield So fight Demons, win tonight Victory is on our side Purple and White shall ever reign Filling the air with battle strain So Demons forever stand And fight for dear old Demon land! All Northwestern players learn the fight song during their first week of preseason practice as Demons. The team sings the song after each win.

The Stanley Cup......................................................................................................... 35.25-inches,34.5 lbs Lombardi Trophy..................................................................................................................22 inches, 7 lbs NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy................................................................................................ 2 feet tall, 16lbs Wimbeldon men’s championship.........................................................................................2-foot-9, 110 lbs British Open Claret Jug..............................................................................19 inches in diameter, 2 feet tall

How we became the Demons In 1923, when Northwestern was known as Louisiana Normal College, President V.L. Roy and Coach H. Lee Prather held a contest, open to students, to choose a nickname for Normal’s athletic teams. A $10 prize, donated by the athletic department, was on the line. Flaming N logo Names suggested included the Gridiron Knights, DaredevThe distinctive Northwestern athletic logo was designed ils, Boosters, Sharks, Cannons, Deers, in 1984 by former Demon kicker Dale Quickel. The outline of Muskateers, Invicibles, Louisiana was added in 1999. Ground Hogs, Royalists, Cyclops, Bloodhounds, Conference champions Professors, Cannon Balls, Since World War II, the Demons have won or shared 10 conference titles. Northwestern Wasps, and Rattlesnakes. won Gulf States Conference crowns outright in 1953, 1962 and 1966 and shared the title in A committee tabbed two: 1957-58. The Demons won the Gulf South crown in 1972, then shared the Gulf Star Confer- Braves and Demons. After ence championship in 1984. Northwestern won the Southland Conference title in 1988 with a vote of the students, a 20-17 victory at No. 1-ranked Stephen F. Austin in the final game of the regular season. In Aileen Ritter and Truett 1997, the Demons shared the title with McNeese State. In 1998, NSU made it back-to-back Scarborough split the $10 championships winning the title outright with a 6-1 conference mark and in 2004, NSU because each had suggested shared the title with Sam Houston State after posting a 4-1 league mark. “Demons.”

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Retired jerseys Hundreds of players have worn the Purple and White in the nine decades of Northwestern football, but only five have had their jersey numbers permanently retired. Al Dodd (41), an All-American on the unbeaten 1966 team, was the first to receive this honor. Joe Delaney’s No. 44 was retired at halftime of his final game in 1981. Gary Reasons’ No. 34 was set aside after his career ended in 1983. Jackie Smith’s No. 80 was retired at homecoming 1994. In 1997, the familiar No. 12 jersey worn by Bobby Hebert was retired during halftime ceremonies of homecoming. The State Fair Classic Gone, but not forgotten. For 40 years, old rivals Northwestern and Louisiana Tech played in Shreveport during the first weekend of the Louisiana State Fair. After the game, players and fans from both teams often made their way down the midway, enjoying the rides and carnival games. The series ended when Louisiana Tech withdrew after the 1987 meeting, halting what at the time was the South’s oldest active Division I-AA rivalry. The teams played for “The Rag,” a banner displaying names and colors of both schools which hung in the Student Union of the winning team for the next year. Trident Test Each spring and before fall practice, the Demon players go through a series of strength, speed and conditioning tests. Since three aspects of athleticism are being tested, they were named “Trident Tests” by the coaching staff. Each player is awarded an overall grade based on his combined ranking among all team members in every test. The winner receives the Kirt Straughter Memorial Award, named in honor of the 1989 Trident Test winner who drowned that year.

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A Corwyn Aldredge..... Browns (1965-66) Mike Almond.......... Steelers (1979) David Arnold.......... Chargers (1969) B Demetress Bell........ Buffalo Bills (2008-2011) .......................... Philadelphia Eagles (2012) ............................Dallas Cowboys (2013) (2008 Seventh Round draft pick) James Bennett......... Bengals (1982) Nathan Black.......... Panthers (2002-03) (3-year veteran)......... Saints (2004) .......................... Redskins (2005) Jarvis Blinks........... Seahawks (1976) Fred Broussard........ Pittsburg (1955) .......................... Giants (1955) .......................... Broncos (1960) Randy Bullock......... Falcons (1992) Jerry Burton........... Rams (1964-65) C Mario Cage............ Colts (1975) Donald Carroll........ Eskimos (CFL) Tory Collins........... Bears (2007) Phil Creel.............. Eagles (1968) D Robert Daniel......... Panthers (1999-00) (1999 Sixth Round pick/2-year veteran) Joe Delaney............ Chiefs (1981-82) (1982 Second Round draft pick/1982 AFC Rookie of theYear/1982 Pro Bowl/1996 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductee/1997 College Football Hall of Fame inductee) Al Dodd................ Bears (1967) (8-year veteran)....... Saints (1968-74) Dennis Duncan........ Oilers (1967) .......................... Alouettes (1968-70) CFL .......................... Roughriders (‘71-’72) CFL (Made 1967 Houston Oilers practice team/1968-72 in CFL/ All-CFL in 1969 with 1,037 yards rushing, 9 TDs/Led Montreal in scoring 1968-70) Mark Duper........... Dolphins (1982-92) (1982 Second Round draft pick/11-year vet/1983, 1984, 1986 Pro Bowl/Super Bowl XIX starter) E Al Edwards............ Bills (1990-92) (1989 Sixth Round draft pick/3-year veteran/Super Bowl XXIV, Super Bowl XXV starter) Yaser Elqutub......... B.C. Lions (2013) F Willie Fears............ Bengals (1987) Jerry Fowler........... Raiders (1963) .......................... Oilers (1964) Paul Frazier............ Saints (1989) G Mike Green............ Bears (2000-05) .......................... Seahawks (2006-2007) .......................... Redskins (2008-2009) Isaiah Greenhouse.... Texans (2010) Dudley Guice......... Titans (2009) .......................... Colts (2010) Ross Gwinn............ Colts (1967) .......................... Saints (1968-70) .......................... Eskimos (1972) CFL H Adrian Hardy.......... 49ers (1993) .......................... Bengals (1994-95) (1992 Second Round draft pick / 3-year veteran) Bobby Hebert......... Panthers (1983-84) USFL .......................... Saints (1985-92) .......................... Falcons (1993-96) (1983 USFL Championship Game MVP/11-year NFL veter-

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an/2000 La. Sports Hall of Fame inductee/Pro Bowl, 1993/ MVP USFL Championship game, 1983) Charlie Hennigan..... Oilers (1959-66) (All-AFL four times, leading votegetter 1961/Professional football single season record 1,746 yards receiving/1960, 1961 AFL Champions/6-year veteran /1978 La. Sports Hall of Fame inductee/Pro Football Hall of Fame candidate) Randy Hilliard........ Browns (1990-93) .......................... Broncos (1994-97) .......................... Bears (1998) (1989 Sixth Round draft pick/9-year veteran/Super Bowl XXXII Champion) J Chad Johnson......... Vikings (2007) Jamall Johnson........ BC Lions (CFL, 2006-08, 2014) .......................... Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL, 2009-13) Jermaine Jones........ Jets (1999) (1999 Sixth round draft pick) .......................... Bears (1999) .......................... Giants (2000) .......................... Cowboys (2001-02) .......................... Browns (2003) .......................... Dallas Desperados (2003-2009) K Mike King.............. Jets (2005-06) L Jeremy Lane........... Seahawks (2012-present) Monte Ledbetter..... Bills (1966-68) (3-year veteran) Kevin Lewis........... 49ers (1990-92) (3-year veteran) Kendrick Llorens..... Giants (2002) (2002 Free agent signee) M Tony Joe Maranto..... Thunder (1999) NFLE .......................... Saints (1999) .......................... Browns (2000) (1999 NFL Europe Bowl Champion) Terrence McGee...... Bills (2003-2012) (2003 Fourth Round draft pick; 2004 All-Pro) Robert Moore......... Falcons (1986-91) (6-year veteran) N Craig Nall.............. Packers (2002-07) .......................... Bills (2005-06) .......................... Texans (2008) (2002 Fifth Round draft pick) Johnny Norman....... Cowboys (1964) Vic Nyvall.............. Saints (1970) O Victor Oatis........... Eagles (1983-84) (2-year veteran) John Wayne Odom... Oilers (1965) Sammy Joe Odom.... Oilers (1964) P Pat Palmer............. Redskins (1998) .......................... Packers (1999) .......................... Bears (1999) .......................... Roughriders (2000-02) (1998 Sixth Round draft pick/3-year CFL veteran) Petey Perot............ Eagles (1979-84) .......................... Saints (1985-86) (1978 Second Round draft pick/8-year veteran, Super Bowl XV starter) David Pittman......... Ravens (2006-2008) .......................... Saints (2008) .......................... Texans (2008) .......................... Steelers (2010) .......................... Eskimos (2011) CFL FCS Playoffs: 1988 • 1997 • 1998 • 2001 • 2002 • 2004 Great Tradition • Brighter Future

(2006 third round pick) Tchissakid Player..... B.C. Lions (2014) Ronnie Powell......... Browns (1999) .......................... Dragons (2000) NFLE R Gary Reasons.......... Giants (1984-91) (1984 Fourth Round draft pick/1984 NFL All-Rookie team/1986, Super Bowl XX, XXV Champion & starter/Super Bowl XXV leading tackler/All-Madden Team/1996 College Football Hall of Fame inductee/1997 La. Sports Hall of Fame inductee) Dick Reding........... Redskins (1966) Rob Robertson........ Ravens (1998-2000) Larry Robinson....... Dolphins (1985) S Al Smith................ Tiger Cats (2010-12) CFL Jackie Smith........... Cardinals (1963-77) .......................... Cowboys (1978) (1963 10th Round draft pick/16-year veteran/Five-time All-Pro/ Super Bowl XII starter/1983 La. Sports Hall of Fame inductee/1994 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee) Marcus Spears......... Bears (1994-96) .......................... Chiefs (1997-03) .......................... Texans (2004) .......................... Browns (preseason, 2005) (1994 Second Round draft pick/10-year veteran) John Stephens......... Patriots (1988-92) .......................... Packers (1993) .......................... Chiefs (1993) (1988 First Round draft pick/1988 AFC Rookie of theYear/1988 Pro Bowl/6-year vet) T Glenn Talbert.......... Chiefs (1964) Tony Taylor............ Cowboys (2001-02) .......................... Bucs (2003-04) (2-year veteran/NFL Europe Bowl runner-up, Super Bowl XXXIV champion) Keith Thibodeaux..... Redskins (1997-98) .......................... Falcons (1999) .......................... Vikings (2000) .......................... Packers (2001) (1997 Sixth Round draft pick/5-year veteran) Sidney Thornton...... Steelers (1976-80) .......................... Outlaws (1984) WFL (1976 Second Round draft pick/1976 Blue-Gray All-Star Classic Gray MVP/5-year veteran/Super Bowl XIII, XIV Champions) Charlie Tolar........... Oilers (1959-66) (6-year veteran/1961, 1962, 1963 All-AFL/1960, 1961 AFL Champions/1994 La. Sports Hall of Fame inductee) Darryl Toussaint....... Saints (1981-82) .......................... Calgary (1982) CFL Floyd Turner........... Saints (1989-93) .......................... Colts (1994-95) .......................... Ravens (1996-98) (1989 Sixth Round draft pick/9-year veteran) Odessa Turner......... Giants (1987-91) .......................... 49ers (1992-93) (1987 Fourth Round draft pick/7-year veteran/Super Bowl XXV Champion starter) W Randy Walker......... Packers (1974-75) (2-year veteran) Wayne Walker......... Oilers (1966) Kenny Wright......... Vikings (1999-01) .......................... Texans (2002-04) .......................... Jaguars (2005) .......................... Redskins (2006) .......................... Browns (2007) (1999 Fourth Round draft pick/5-year veteran/active) Ferrell Yarbrough..... Raiders (1962) Z Toby Zeigler........... Edmonton Eskimos (2006) CFL

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Dr. Randall J. Webb

Northwestern State President Dr. Randall J. Webb is set to became the longest-serving president in the 130-year his- U N I V E R S I T Y A D M I N I S T R AT I O N tory of Northwestern State University in July, surpassing the tenure of Dr. Victor L. Roy, who was President: president from 1911 to 1929. Webb is returning this fall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Randall J. Webb Under Webb’s leadership, Northwestern State has received unprecedented national and Provost & Vice President for Academic and Student international attention for its academic programs and student accomplishments. University fa- Affairs: cilities have been renovated to better serve students and two record-setting capital campaigns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Lisa Abney have taken place. Vice President for External Affairs: Enrollment has reached record levels during Webb’s tenure as president and exceeded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jerry Pierce 10,500 for the first time in history in the fall of 2004. Webb has led toward higher admission Vice President for Business Affairs: standards, which has resulted in students at the university having greater academic potential and aptitude. Under Webb, Northwestern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carl Jones State has had the largest graduating classes in the university’s history. Vice President for University Affairs: Retention has increased at the university, the average ACT score of students has gone up, and high school student leaders are . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcus Jones enrolling at Northwestern State in record numbers. There has been a substantial increase in the number of high school valedictorians Vice President for Technology, Research and Economic Development: and salutatorians among first-time freshmen at the university. External funding for NSU has also increased dramatically under Webb’s leadership. In the first capital campaign in its history, the . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Darlene Williams university received $32.7 million to far exceed its goal of $18.84 million. A second campaign, which concluded in 2012, raised more than $36 million, surpassing a goal of $25 million. That funding included the establishment of numerous endowed chairs and professorships to enhance academic programs at the university. In addition to the private funding, Northwestern State has received more grant monies in recent years from state and federal agencies and private foundations than at any time since its founding in 1884. Webb has also expanded the university’s outreach by spearheading the development at NSU of the largest electronic education and distance learning network of any university in Louisiana. Northwestern State offers courses and 34 accredited degree programs to students across the nation and world through Internet and compressed video. Several university online programs have been rated as being among the best buys in the United States. Millions of dollars have been obtained during Webb’s presidency for new and renovated facilities. The new facilities include the Wellness, Recreation and Activity Center, Student Services Center and University Place I and II. Morrison Hall, the Family and Consumer Sciences Building, Williamson Hall, Russell Hall and Caspari Hall have been completely renovated and restored. Northwestern State’s academic programs and athletic teams continue to receive positive national recognition. The Computer Information Systems program has won 12 national championships in academic competition over the past 12 years. The university achieved Tier I status in the U.S. News and World Report ranking of regional universities on two occasions. The master’s program in nursing was rated as one of the Top 100 by U.S. News. A new Doctor of Nursing Practice program was created along with a Post Master’s Certificate in Global Security and Intelligence and a master’s in homeland security. The university has added new undergraduate academic programs in theatre, criminal justice, unified public safety administration, organizational leadership, addiction studies, liberal arts, general studies, communication and allied health under Webb. Northwestern State is looking to add and enhance academic programs that meet the state’s workforce development needs. Several faculty earned prestigious Fulbright Fellowships to teach internationally and Northwestern State students have received several of the top scholarships awarded for graduate studies. Demon and Lady Demon athletic teams have won team conference championships in baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, football, soccer, softball and women’s tennis and had numerous All-Americans in men’s and women’s track and field. Student-athletes at Northwestern State also excel academically as the university has the state’s top five-year average among Louisiana Division I Football Championship Subdivision schools in the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate study. Northwestern State is among the Southland Conference leaders in graduation rates. The athletic program has also recorded strong results on the NCAA Academic Progress Report led by state and Southland Conference-best scores by the men’s basketball program in the latest survey. A former center on the Northwestern football team, Webb is an avid supporter of the university’s athletic programs and has held positions of leadership at the national level in intercollegiate athletics. He has served as chair of the board of directors of the Southland Conference and has been a member of the prestigious NCAA Executive Council and the NCAA Division I Board of Directors that oversee all major policy decisions by the governing body for major college sports. He served as the Southland Conference representative on the NCAA Presidential Advisory Group. A 1965 graduate of Northwestern in mathematics and business education, Webb earned a master of science degree in mathematics from NSU in 1966. He received a doctorate in education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1971 with a concentration in mathematics and research. Webb was a member of the faculty of Longwood College in Farmville, Va, from 1966 until 1974. He served as Director of Higher Education and Teacher Certification in the Louisiana Department of Education from 1974 through 1976. He moved to Southeastern Louisiana University in 1976 and in 13 years there held positions as director of institutional research, EEO officer, registrar and member of the mathematics faculty. He became Dean of Instruction and Graduate Studies and professor of mathematics at Northwestern in 1989. In that position, he was responsible for campus-wide policy development, planning, advancement, and review of both graduate and undergraduate programs. While Webb was in that position, graduate enrollment increased by 35 percent, and internal funding for faculty research increased by 200 percent. As dean, Webb proposed the concept for NSU’s successful Freshman Connection Program and served as a member of the writing team for a grant proposal that resulted in a five year, $1.7 million Title III grant to improve student retention. He also chaired the steering committee for NSU’s Self Study for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. He has been active in the community as a member of the board of directors of the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, the Natchitoches Historic Foundation, the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Society, Rotary Club, and the First Baptist Church. Webb and his wife Brenda have two daughters, both honor graduates of Northwestern State. Tamara and her husband, former NSU All-America baseball pitcher Reggie Gatewood, live in Long Valley, N.J., with their children Tyler and Ava. Lauren is married to former outstanding NSU baseball player Nick Simokaitis, and they live in Crestwood, Mo., with their sons Nicholas and Benjamin. Randy and Brenda Webb

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Vice President • External Affairs Only a handful of people have served Northwestern State as long as Jerry Pierce has, and nobody has done so in a more understated manner. In his 50th year on the university’s staff, Pierce’s impact on NSU and the city of Natchitoches is indelible. He’s never wanted or gotten top billing, but consistently, he gets results to benefit the university. He is in his 23rd year as vice president of external affairs at Northwestern. A significant aspect of his job is oversight of intercollegiate athletics. Pierce works closely with athletic director Greg Burke and all NSU coaches and staff members to keep Northwestern athletics competing at a championship level week after week, month after month and year after year. Pierce is an avid tennis player who has been a member of USTA teams that have won more than a dozen state championships, five regional titles and one national championship. Well before moving into the executive position, Pierce had already served his alma mater, adopted hometown and state with distinction. In his role as vice president, he overNSU Athletic Council sees university operations in athletics, alumni and development, public Jody Biscoe (Chair) and media relations and assists President Dr. Randall J. Webb in governLaCarsha Babers mental affairs activities. Many of those duties were his since the 1970s as Brittany Blackwell he worked under four previous presidents as Northwestern advanced from Kaymin Carter (Student) NAIA to NCAA College Division to NCAA Division I athletic status in 1977. Catherine Faucheaux A 1961 graduate of Northwestern, Pierce served as trainer/manager Cole Gentry for the Demon football team during his college years, working closely with Baylee Gray (Student) legendary coach Jack Clayton. After earning his journalism degree, Pierce Kelee Grimes went to work for the New Orleans Times Picayune, serving as a reporter Steve Gruesbeck and editor. He was named executive sports editor at the age of 24. Marcus Jones Natalie Laurence In 1965, he chose to raise his two sons in Natchitoches and returned Dr. Jack Pace to NSU as sports information director. He was promoted to news bureau Dr. Charles Pellegrin director two years later and assumed additional responsibilities in athletKelee Roddy ics, alumni affairs and other areas through the years. Steve Story He founded, in 1972, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame facility in Prather Coliseum on the NSU campus, providing a home for an entity creEx-Officio Members ated in 1958. He established annual induction activities that remain in Greg Burke place nearly four decades later, and served as director of the Hall for 19 Carrie Greene years until his promotion to vice president in 1990 forced him to step aside Dustin Eubanks Roxanne Freeman from the volunteer post. Dr. Patrice Moulton He helped guide Northwestern into three athletic conferences (Trans Dr. Vicki Parrish America, 1979; Gulf Star, 1983; Southland, 1987) and NCAA Division I staJerry Pierce tus in 1977. He is a past president of the Southland and has served the Dr. Randall Webb conference through other offices and committee positions. In 1994, he was named one of Louisiana’s 20 most influential sports figures by the Times-Picayune. Also on the list were New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, LSU athletic director Joe Dean and basketball coach Dale Brown, and Grambling football coaching legend Eddie Robinson. His salesmanship and managerial skills were instrumental in convincing Tri-Star Productions to film the 1989 smash hit movie Steel Magnolias, with an all-star cast including Julia Roberts, Sally Field and Dylan McDermott in Natchitoches and on the NSU campus. The movie’s impact on tourism in Natchitoches continues to resonate more than two decades later. Pierce is regarded as one of the most effective legislative liaisons for Louisiana’s higher education system. He is also a popular after dinner speaker and master of ceremonies who has spoken at hundreds of events since 1965. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Pierce is a member of the Journalism Department faculty. He is the author of one book and editor of two others and has written thousands of editorials, columns, features and other articles for newspapers and magazines. Pierce and his wife Regina, a teacher, live on Cane River Lake in Natchitoches. He has two sons, Randy and Rick, both NSU graduates; and three grandchildren, twins Evan and Amanda, 23, and Miranda, 12, and two stepchildren, Nicholas and Natalie.

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Highlights of NSU athletics under the leadership of Dr. Randall Webb, Vice President Jerry Pierce and Director of Athletics Greg Burke 23 Southland Conference Championships (8 sports) Football (1997, 1998, 2004), basketball (2005, 2006), women’s basketball (1999, 2004), baseball (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005), women’s soccer (2000), softball (1998, 1999, 2000), women’s tennis (2010, 2014), men’s track and field (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002). All-Sports (1997-98). 15 Southland Conference Tournament Championships (5 sports) Basketball (2001, 2006, 2013), women’s soccer (1997, 2000, 2002, 2005), women’s basketball (2004, 2014), softball (1998, 2000, 2002, 2013, 2014), women’s tennis (2010). 21 NCAA Postseason Appearances (7 sports) Football - FCS Division I playoffs (1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004); basketball (2001, 2006, 2013); women’s basketball (2004, 2014); baseball (2005); softball (1998, 2000, 2002, 2013, 2014); women’s soccer (2000, 2002, 2005), women’s tennis (2010). Women’s basketball also played in the 1999 WNIT. Track and field qualifications are for individuals, not entire teams. 82 NCAA Postseason Individual Participants (5 sports) Men’s indoor track and field 13 (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2014), men’s outdoor track and field 36 (1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014), women’s indoor track and field 9 (1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), women’s outdoor track and field 23 (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014), women’s tennis 1 (2010). 73 National Awards (7 sports) All-America awards - track and field (29), football (24), baseball (1). Academic All-America honors – softball (2), baseball (3), football (2), women’s track and field (1). U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Women’s Field Evens Scholar-Athlete of the Year (1). National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete (2); AFCA Allstate Good Works Team (1), NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship (1). Basketball - 2006 Pontiac Game Changing Performance $100,000 Scholarship. NCAA Academic Progress Rates Public Recognition, top 10 percent nationally, (3, 2 by basketball, 1 by women’s soccer) 3 Olympic Competitors (2 sports) Track and field alumni LaMark Carter (2000) Kenta Bell (2004 and 2008) represented the USA in the Olympic Games in the triple jump. Former Demon basketball player Dr. Gayle Hatch was the USA’s head men’s weightlifting coach in the 2004 Athens Games.

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Director of Athletics The Burke File

AGE: 57 (Born Oct. 22, 1956) • HOMETOWN: Alliance, Ohio • HIGH SCHOOL: Marlington ’74 • COLLEGE: Mt. Union ’78 (cum laude) POSTGRADUATE: Kent State ’86 • BEFORE HE WAS A.D.: Sports writer, Alliance (Ohio) Review, 1972-78; director of news and sports information, Hiram (Ohio) College (1978-85); administrative intern, NSU athletics, 1985-86; director, NSU Athletic Association, 1986-92; director of athletic development, University of Akron, 1992-96. BIG FAN OF: Cleveland Browns, Indians and Cavaliers • INTERESTS: Working out, watching ESPN and VH1 Classic, family outings.

Beginning his 19th year as director of athletics at Northwestern State, Greg Burke has received national acclaim for the job he’s done in his adopted hometown. Burke has been athletics director at Northwestern since Aug. 29, 1996, when his first day included speaking at the annual NSU/Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon. Burke is the longest serving AD at any Louisiana or Southland Conference institution. He has steered NSU athletics to many of its greatest accomplishments while overseeing a program that has fielded championship caliber teams in nearly all of the school’s NCAA Division I sports. Last February, he was presented the “Outstanding Contributions to Amateur Football Award” by the north Louisiana chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame. Two years ago, he was included among 29 winners of the Under Amour AD of the Year Award presented by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Burke was the 2010-11 president of the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association. He has begun a term on the NCAA Division I Committee on Academic Performance; Burke previously served on the prestigious NCAA Championships/Sports Management Cabinet. He previously served a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Football Issues Committee (1999-2002) and concurrently served a term on the eight-member NCAA FCS Committee that administers the national playoffs. Burke has served as a site supervisor for Football Championship Subdivision playoff games across the nation and he is regarded as one of the country’s premiere advocates of FCS football. Burke’s 17 years as athletic director include 37 Southland Conference regular-season or tournament championships, 61 All-American and Academic All-American student athletes, and three U.S. Olympic competitors. Twenty NSU teams have taken part in NCAA or WNIT postseason competition. All of the school’s athletic facilities have undergone nearly $7 million in improvements in the past four years. Burke spearheaded a $2 million series of sponsorships for new scoreboards installed for 2008-09 at all NSU athletic venues; the $700,000 Second Century Circle fencing project for athletic venues; and a $500,000 softball grandstand project completed earlier this year. NSU in 2004-05 became the first (and remains the only) Southland Conference member in the league’s five decades of history to sweep football, men’s basketball and baseball championships in the same athletic year. It’s been done only once in Southeastern Conference history, by Alabama in 1933-34, and only four times in Big Ten Conference history, the last time by Michigan State in 1979-80. Those accomplishments have come with one of the more modest athletic budgets in the state and conference. Burke’s management skill and fundraising ability have been pivotal. Burke has displayed a remarkable ability to hire dynamic head coaches. In just their second seasons, women’s basketball co-head coaches Brooke and Scott Stoehr guided NSU to the NCAA Tournament while baseball coach Lane Burroughs executed the best one-season turnaround in Southland Conference history and tied NSU’s school record. Anchors of the NSU department include current gead coaches Mike McConathy, Louisiana’s all-time career basketball wins leader; 2013 Louisiana softball coach of the Year Donald Pickett; Hugh and Stephanie Hernesman, who just led the volleyball program to its best two seasons in the 31-year history of the program; and Patric DuBois, whose Lady Demon tennis program has two Southland Conference titles in the past four years. Several other Burke hires had great success at Northwestern State that propelled them to national prominence in subsequent positions. From his first day on the job, Burke has stressed the importance of having a balanced athletic program. To that end, tremendous competitive strides have been made in women’s athletics under his guidance. Along with the aforementioned volleyball surge, NSU’s soccer program was the first in Louisiana to reach the NCAA Tournament. Softball and tennis made NCAA Tournament appearances in 2013, the second in four seasons for Lady Demon tennis, and softball returned in 2014. Burke has established a high standard for NSU Athletics in academic achievement and community service. The academic accomplishments are reflected annually in the NCAA’s APR and GSR studies. Community service by NSU student-athletes, coaches and staff more than doubled to over 5,000 hours in 2009-10 and has remained at that level. Burke spearheaded the adoption of the slogan “Great Tradition, Brighter Future” for NSU Athletics, and the creation of NSU Athletics “Cornerstones” for student-athletes: “Academic Achievement, Personal Responsibility, Competitive Success … Every Minute, Every Hour, Every Day!” In 2005, Burke was one of three recipients of the All-America Football Foundation’s Gen. Robert R. Neyland Outstanding Athletic Director Award and that same year, was also tabbed as one of two Natchitoches Parish Cenla Newsmakers of 2005 by the Alexandria Town Talk newspaper’s editorial staff. He received the 2006 “Outstanding Alumni Award” from his alma mater, Marlington High School in Alliance, Ohio, recognizing his community service and professional achievements. Burke became one of only 21 alumni honored since the award was instituted in 1982. Burke is a past president of the Natchitoches Kiwanis Club and remains active in that civic group. He has also been part of the steering committee for the Natchitoches Christmas Festival and is a former president of the Natchitoches Area Jaycees. He is involved with the American Heart Association and was 2010 March of Dimes chairman locally. His wife, Susu, is a Natchitoches native, NSU graduate and an elementary teacher. Their 20-year-old daughter, Catherine, graduated from St. Mary’s High School in May of 2012 and attends Louisiana Tech. Burke with his wife Susu and daughter Catherine

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Kyle BARNARD

Kyle Barnard was named as Northwestern State Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing and Development December 2013. Kyle has previously served as the leader of ticket operations for three years at NSU after serving as a graduate assistant in the fall of 2010. He oversees sponsorships, ticketing and fan experience as well as other sources of revenue generation and strategic initiatives for the Demons. Kyle serves as a member of the athletics department’s senior staff. During his time in the ticket office, Kyle has helped the department set school records in season ticket sales, single game ticket sales, attendance, and kids club memberships. Total ticket revenue surpassed $400,000 in 2013-14, a 30% increase from the previous academic year. In 2013, Demons’ football season tickets sales increased by 40% which is the highest total since in the past 10 years. The season ticket campaign for men’s basketball also had a 38% season tickets increase which became the most season tickets sold since 2006. During the 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball season the ticket office had a 35% increase in total revenue (season and single). A school record of over 100 memberships for the Vic’s Kids Club was set in 2013. Kyle has served multiple roles in the community since 2011 starting as an ambassador the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Natchitoches Area JAYCEES and has previously served as a board member. Kyle is the Membership Chairman for the Natchitoches Lions Club after serving as the Tail Twister. Before graduating with his master’s degree in sports administration from NSU, Barnard received his undergraduate degree in kinesiology and fitness from Ouachita Baptist University. He was a four-year letterman for the OBU football team. He served as president of OBU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee while reaching the dean’s list. His hometown is The Woodlands, Texas. He is married to Brittany Barnard, a pediatric RN. ATHLETICS FACULTY REPRESENTATIVE

Jody BISCOE

Faculty Athletic Representative Jody Biscoe is Associate Professor of Psychology and Addiction Studies at Northwestern State, where he is the coordinator for the undergraduate Addiction Studies, and Substance Abuse/Prevention concentrations. Since 2006, he has served as Faculty Athletic Representative for NSU. This role includes the chair of the NSU Athletic Council. Since 2006, Northwestern State University has made numerous paradigm shifts in how it addresses the needs of student-athletes; however, one thing has been consistent in that its student-athletes are winners on the field and in the classroom. All have heard about higher educational institutions being penalized by the NCAA for academic improprieties. NSU has attempted to be a model program of “Doing Things the Right Way,” by following the Athletic Department motto: Great Tradition – Brighter Future. This past year, NSU was one of only four schools in the State of Louisiana that did not receive any penalties for low NCAA Academic Progress Rates (APR) with baseball, soccer, softball, tennis, women’s indoor & outdoor track, and volleyball rating in the top three in the Southland Conference. Among the 40 Northwestern State student-athletes and athletic staff members who graduated in spring 2010, 10 of the 20 receiving undergraduate degrees graduated either cum laude or magna cum laude. Graduation rates of student-athletes in soccer, volleyball, men’s basketball, baseball and football ranked in the top four of the Conference. These accomplishments could not have been achieved without the support and efforts of the student-athletes, coaches, faculty, and administration. Also, Jody is the Director for the Louisiana Addiction Technology Transfer Center at NSU. He has served on the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center’s (ATTC) - Practice and National Leadership Institute Committee. In addition, he has coordinated five nationally recognized leadership institutes for Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico and a member of the National ATTC Leadership Directors Committee. Recently, he was appointed to the NAADAC - National Addiction Studies & Standards Collaborative Committee. This past year, Jody was selected to serve on the United States Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration Expert Panel concerning workforce issues. Jody’s married to his wife, Veronica (Roni), an avid runner, and daughter Roxy is a senior co-captain on the varsity cheerleading squad and Lady Tiger basketball team at St. Mary’s School. All are devoted Demon fans!

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Dustin EUBANKS

Dustin Eubanks is in his 14th year in the NSU athletic department and his 13th year at the helm of the compliance duties, keeping all athletic personnel current and in accordance with NCAA and Southland Conference guidelines. A 1996 education graduate of Northwestern, the 38-year-old avid fan of all teams that hail from Pittsburgh seized an opportunity to serve as a graduate assistant in the sports information department at Northwestern while beginning the pursuit of his master’s degree in health and physical education (concentration in sports administration), which he obtained in May of 2003, and was impressive enough to earn a promotion to full-time status in November 1998. Eubanks is married to the former Dawn Hornsby of Branch and the couple has two daughters, Emilie and Taylor Nicole. The sisters share the same birthdate. Dustin and Dawn, who is the Associate Director of Financial Aid at NSU, celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary this summer. ATHLETICS BUSINESS MANAGER

Roxanne FREEMAN

Roxanne Freeman began working at NSU in 1983 as an accounting clerk in business affairs. She transferred to the athletic department as football/baseball/track secretary and served under Sam Goodwin, Leon Johnson and several baseball coaches for eight seasons before graduating with a B.S. in accounting in May 1995. Freeman then became the compliance coordinator and academic advisor during a three-year span before leaving in 1998. She returned to NSU in the Fall of 2000 in her current position as Business Manager where she now serves as liaison between the athletic department and business affairs. She has one son, Aaron Pizani, who is also a NSU alum. DIRECTOR OF TICKET OPERATIONS

Ruth FRUGÉ

Northwestern State graduate Ruth Fruge’, who gained extensive experience in the NSU athletic department as a student worker before spending over a year running the ticket sales operations at Detroit Mercy, is the new director of athletic ticket operations at Northwestern State. Fruge’ returned home to NSU after serving 14 months as the ticket sales and fan experience manager at Detroit Mercy. She worked 18 months as a ticketing and marketing office student assistant in the NSU athletic department from May 2011-November 2012, until she was hired at Detroit Mercy. In her position at UDM, she generated new season ticket orders and handled renewals, and was in charge of corporate, group and single-game ticket sales for basketball, lacrosse and soccer. Fruge’ sold many large group packages that increased attendance and revenue. She helped manage the halftime entertainment for basketball games, and organized and ran the Titan Club Special Needs Basketball Camp, the National Girls and Women in Sports Day event, the annual student-athlete awards banquet, and a series of homecoming events. Fruge’ was in charge of alumni games and receptions for all 19 sports at Detroit Mercy, and was in charge of donor relations while serving as the athletic department liaison for the Titan Club board of directors. Fruge’ was also the UDM coed cheerleading coach. In her time working in the NSU athletic department with the ticket and marketing staffs, Fruge’ assisted in implementing new sales plans for season ticket sales for all sports. Her efforts contributed to significant increases in single-game and season tickets in football, basketball and baseball. Fruge’ helped market and manage the summer Victory Tours in 2011 and 2012. She worked with the successful Demon Rewards student attendance incentive program, and worked closely with NSU Student Services and Alumni Affairs on numerous athletic-related events. She managed donor records and daily deposits while helping supervise 15-20 game-day personnel for home athletic events at NSU. Fruge’ was involved in soliciting donors for the annual fund drive and interacted with season ticket holders for every sport. A December 2012 NSU graduate in Liberal Arts, Fruge’ served on the Student Self-Assessed Athletic Fee Oversight Committee. ACADEMIC COORDINATOR/SENIOR WOMAN ADMINISTRATOR

Carrie GREENE

Carrie Greene, a two-year Academic All-Southland Conference soccer standout for Northwestern State in 2005-06, from Arlington, TX, now serves as academic coordinator in the Johnnie Emmons Athletic Study Center at NSU as well as being the Senior Woman Administrator. Greene served as an intern in the Academic Services and CHAMPS/Life Skills program in January 2009, while also completing her second season as a graduate assistant soccer coach and finishing work on her master’s of science in sport administration.

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DEMON She was a magna cum laude graduate of NSU in August 2007 in business administration, and also was a key contributor on the Lady Demons’ 2005 NCAA Tournament team that won the Southland Conference Tournament. Greene is the academic coordinator for the sports of soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track, volleyball, and veteran football. She also heads the Enhanced Academic Program which provides additional help for student-athletes and aids in maintaining a healthy and successful balance between academics and athletics. Greene served an internship in the summer of 2008 with the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, helping stage events supporting a Nationwide Tour golf tournament co-sponsored by the Hall. She also assisted in daily operations of the museum in Springfield, Mo., and helped stage the Missouri High School Basketball All-Stars Game. Greene was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta honors society from 2005-2007, graduating in three years with a 3.74 grade point average. She made the SLC Commissioners’ Academic Honor Roll in the last three seasons she competed for NSU, capped by a 2006 season in which her defense helped the Lady Demons set a school record for least goals allowed per game. Greene graduated with her Masters of Science in Sport Administration with a 4.0 GPA in May 2009. Formerly, Carrie Crowell, she and David Greene, NSU’s Director of Facilitates were married in June.

FOOTBALL He was the point man for baseball marketing and promotions and was involved with those activities for football and men’s and women’s basketball. McDaniel was soley responsible for men’s basketball marketing in 2011-12 and was part of the NCAA Pack the House Challenge winning marketing team in 2011 and 2012. He was the game producer for football and men’s and women’s basketball games, handling the video board script development and implementation. McDaniel handled public address announcing in baseball, soccer and some softball and basketball games, while securing and editing in-game music for all home sporting events. He also did some play-byplay announcing at volleyball, baseball and football games. He secured auction items and was responsible for fan experiences. He created and managed former student-athlete reunions and was involved with organizing the Bulldogs’ Bradshaw-Brooks golf tournament fundraiser. As an external affairs and ticketing staff member from a year until taking the multimedia position in January 2010, McDaniel secured over $25,000 in ticket sales through cold calls and e-mails, and assisted in day-to-day operations of the ticket office and gameday operations. A member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity as an undergraduate, McDaniel earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in February 2005.

ASSOCIATE ATHLETICS DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Adam JONSON

For his second full-time stint at Northwestern State, Adam Jonson returned to his alma mater as Associate Athletic Director for External Relations and Executive Director of the Athletic Association on July 1, 2013, after gaining experience at three Division I schools. Jonson previously spent just over two years as Assistant Marketing Director for Ticket Operations at NSU before serving the past two years as Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing and Operations at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He also worked as the Assistant Director of Athletics Media Relations at the University of North Florida for one year. At ULM, Jonson provided oversight for the athletic communications and ticketing offices while assisting in marketing and fundraising activities. He helped establish new attendance records for several sports, including a season-long baseball tally that ranked in the top 40 nationally in 2012 and a single-game crowd of more than 31,000 for a nationally televised football game against Baylor. In addition to revamping office organization and operational structures, ticket revenue soared by more than 44 percent under Jonson’s watch. Other initiatives included leading a rebranding campaign for the student section at basketball, implementing a department-wide social media strategy, establishing a “Faith & Family” event and adding it to the title sponsor inventory and structuring new giving level requirements for premium areas to result in more than $100,000 in new revenue. In his first full-time role at NSU, Jonson worked in an external staff that notched record attainment figures. Focusing on all aspects of ticket operations, he also managed the student loyalty program, implemented new procedures for complimentary tickets to further ensure NCAA compliance and spearheaded plans for the current gameday parking structure to create new revenue streams. Beginning as a student worker in the NSU sports information office, Jonson completed his masters of science in sport administration at NSU with a 4.0 gpa after earning his bachelors of science in business administration as a summa cum laude graduate of NSU in 2007. He was donned the prestigious Ace Higgins Award, given by the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association to the state’s top student SID in 2007. His 2008 softball media guide also earned second place in the annual LSWA contest. Jonson has also been very involved around campus and in the community. His activities in Natchitoches have included playing drums in the praise bands at the BCM and First Baptist Church, serving as intramurals faculty advisor for the BCM and on the WRAC intramurals committee and acting as a Chamber of Commerce ambassador. Through the NSU sports information office, Jonson has worked closely with the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, serving as Advertising Coordinator in 2006 and assisting with inductee hospitality for eight years

Kelee RODDY

ACADEMIC COORDINATOR

A three-time Academic All-Southland Conference performer, Kelee Roddy, formerly Kelee Grimes replaces another former softball standout, Cary Bruno, who departed in 2012 after two years on the academic staff. Grimes was selected as one of 26 recipients of a 2012 Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Scholarship awarded by the NCAA to be applied to her postgraduate studies in NSU’s Sport Administration master’s degree program. In her senior season, Grimes was included for the third straight year on the Southland Conference Softball All-Academic Team, finishing with a 3.82 grade point average in business administration while competing in her senior season and serving as a student worker in the Johnnie Emmons Academic Study Center at NSU. Third all-time in school history with 471 career strikeouts, she led the Lady Demons in that category in each of her last three seasons, averaging 1.4 per inning this spring. Grimes was a second-team All-Louisiana selection as a junior when she went 11-8 with a 1.40 earned run average that ranked 18th nationally. Grimes owns two of the 16 no-hitters in school history, blanking Alcorn State as a junior and Alabama State in her senior season. In 2011, she won two Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week honors. As a sophomore, she made the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District VI team and was Academic All-Southland Conference for the first time. Grimes is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Beta Gamma Sigma academic honor sorority, and was president of NSU’s Blue Key Honor Society while earning recognition in Who’s Who Among American Universities and Colleges. A Pineville native, Grimes was the 2008 Gatorade Louisiana Softball Player of the Year as she led Pineville High to the Class 5A state finals. She has been active in community outreach projects while a student-athlete in high school and college. She is married to Mike Roddy.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS

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After nearly five years working in the Louisiana Tech athletics department with extensive involvement with promotional activities and marketing initiatives, Josh McDaniel is the new director of marketing and promotions for Northwestern State Athletics. McDaniel, a native of Beauregard Parish, has a wide range of experience including involvement with event management, branding, ticketing, sales, in-game promotions, social media, graphic design, video production and managing the Louisiana Tech Kids Club. He was the multimedia services manager for Louisiana Tech athletic department since January 2010. In that capacity, McDaniel produced content for Tech’s All-Access feature and helped manage the LaTechSports. com website, and managed Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. He spearheaded growth of the department’s Twitter followers from under 100 to over 5,000, and created the department’s Facebook page and grew its audience to over 15,000 followers. McDaniel also created the Bulldogs’ Instagram account and began sport-specific Twitter accounts for each sport. He helped implement and monitored the Top Dog Rewards social media program in 2012. McDaniel developed branding strategies for the department and designed print materials for posters, billboards, fliers and signage, along with creating videos and graphics for website and video board use.

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Assistant AD/ Sports Information Director In charge of athletic media relations at his alma mater since January of 1989, Doug Ireland coordinates publicity efforts for Northwestern’s 14 intercollegiate sports teams through local, regional and national media outlets in print, broadcast, television and the internet. He also serves in the volunteer role of chairman of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Ireland assumed that post in April 1990. His 1992 Demon Football Media Guide won “Best in the Nation” in FCS Division from the College Sports Information Directors of America. A 1997 story on Joe Delaney, “The Guy We Called Joe D,” won a national second-place award in a COSIDA writing contest. Ireland has won numerous awards as SID from the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. He was recently awarded the Distinguished American Award” by the S.M. McNaughton Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.    Several of his assistant SIDs and graduate assistants have advanced to prominence in media fields. Former NSU sports information staffers under Ireland include Bruce Ludlow, assistant commissioner of the Southland Conference for media relations; Bill Magrath, media relations manager for the Sports Business Daily; Mike Morrison, co-editor of the ESPN Information Please Almanac; Daucy Crizer, assistant AD and business manager at Lamar; Erik Cox, SID at Lamar; Dart Volz, former SID at Southeastern Louisiana; Melissa Reynaud, former assistant SID at LSU; Kenny Lannou, SID at Kansas State; and Troy Mitchell,  SID at Henderson State. Dustin Eubanks, NSU’s director of NCAA compliance, worked in the NSU SID office as a graduate assistant and for two years as the fulltime assistant, and Adam Jonson, NSU’s former ticket manager, was a student and graduate assistant in the SID office. In 1981-82, while an undergraduate at Northwestern, Ireland worked as chief of the Shreveport Times Natchitoches Bureau, coordinating news coverage of an eight-parish region along the Red River. From 1982-85, he was assistant SID at Southwestern Louisiana, working with a men’s basketball program that made three straight postseason tournament appearances. He won CoSIDA publications and writing awards while at USL. Ireland was the sports editor of the Natchitoches Times in 1985-86 and attended graduate school at Northeast Louisiana before joining the Alexandria Town Talk sports staff in 1987. In 18 months at the Town Talk, he covered both NSU and LSU sports and won 15 writing awards from the Louisiana Sports Writers’ Association.     In 2001, the LSWA presented its prestigious Mac Russo Award to Ireland for his contributions to the organization. In 1999, Ireland was awarded honorary membership in the Graduate N Club at NSU by the university’s group of athletic lettermen for his service to Northwestern and its athletic program, and in 2003 he was given full membership. He was appointed by President Dr. Randall Webb to serve a two-year term on the inaugural University Planning Council in 1997-99. In 2008, he was awarded the the National Football Foundation “Distinguished American” award and in 2012 he was honored by the Alexandria Town talk by being named the “CENLA Sportsman of the Year” award for his work as an SID and toward the completion of the $23 million Hall of Fame Museum.     A member of the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity and a student government senator while completing a journalism degree from Northwestern, Ireland was editor of the student newspaper “Current Sauce” as a sophomore before going to work for the Shreveport Times. He was an all-district baseball player and the student body president at Jonesboro-Hodge High School, where he was a wingback for the Tigers’ 1977 Class AA state football finalists coached by the late Don Shows.

MATTHEW FOWLER

Assistant Sports Information Director Matthew Fowler, in his seventh year as a member of the Northwestern State sports information staff, was named assistant sports information director in June 2012. Since being hired as the assistant SID, Fowler has been the primary contact for women’s basketball, baseball and soccer programs, as well as oversight of the Lady Demon volleyball team. He is the secondary contact for NSU’s football, men’s basketball and softball teams. He is the official scorer and statistician for football, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer and baseball teams, and is in charge of all publications that are produced out of the sports information office. His 2014 baseball media guide took second place in the Division III category ofthe Louisiana Sports Writers Association media guide contest, and his 2012-13 women’s basketball media guide was awarded third the year before. He was also a part of the men’s first place feat in 2013 and third place win in 2014. In 2010, Fowler became the fourth NSU student assistant to receive the prestigious Ace Higgins Award that is presented annually by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association to the outstanding student assistant SID in the state. Fowler, a Homer native, graduated from NSU in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in general studies with a concentration in arts and communication. He also minored in sports management. Prior to joining the sports information staff as a student worker, Fowler was a member of the Spirit of Northwestern marching band as a trumpet player. He was also very active in campus activities including serving as President of the Baptist Christian Ministry and participating in intramural athletics. At Homer High School, Fowler was Claiborne Parish student of the year in his senior year and valedictorian of his graduating class. Fowler married Whitney Brandon, a NSU graduate and a Florien native who is a teacher at Natchitoches Central High School. They celebrated their second anniversary in June.

SPORTS INFORMATION GAMEDAY STAFF

Davey Antilley Statistician/ Video

David Antilley Statistician

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Stacy Morgan Statistician

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