TD Leaders Among Players That Weren’t Primarily Rushers
51 - Kirk Rogers (1 rush, 50 rcv) - 1998-01
40 - Mychal Carrillo (2 rush, 38 rcv) - 2005-08
29 - ZaVious Robbins (1 rush, 25 rcv, 3 ret) - 2006-10
28 - Collin McCormick (4 rush, 23 rcv, 1 ret) - 1991-94
27 - Joe Lemberg (26 rcv, 1 ret) - 2000-03
25 - Mitch Ables (25 rcv) - 1993,96-98
25 - Brian Rogers (25 rcv) - 1990-93
20 - Jessie Ramos (1 rush, 15 rcv, 4 ret) - 2012-13
20 - Jared May (1 rush, 14 rcv, 5 ret) - 2002-05
Zavala Living In the Backfield
Sophomore defensive tackle Korey Zavala has been living in the backfield the last two games. He has two sacks in each of those games and has six tackles for loss to go along with 12 tackles.
Junior slotback Jimmie Simpson has missed most of the season with a quad injury. He played a few snaps against Howard Payne and last week was back. He had two catches for 47 yards, including a 42-yard touchdown pass from Josh Christian.
More on Ramos
Jessie Ramos slipped to second this week in all-purpose yardage after ETBU did not send a kickoff deep the entire night. He had 86 yards receiving and 12 yards on a punt return. He now averages 209 yards per game, one yard behind national leader Domonique Hayden of Thomas Moore.
Fisher Has Career Game
Tight end Ty Fisher had a career-best six catches for 59 yards against East Texas Baptist. Fisher leads the Cowboy tight ends with 15 catches on the year.
Saturday’s game features the top two scoring and total offense teams in the conference. Hardin-Simmons leads the league at 45 points per game and UMHB is second at 39. As far as total offense, UMHB leads the league with 486.5 yards per game and the Cowboys are second at 484 yards per outing. The two teams are also the top two rushing teams in the league. UMHB averages 257.5 yards per game and HSU averages 250.7 ypg.
HSU leads the ASC in kickoff returns at 25.1 per return. UMHB leads the league in kickoff coverage, netting 39.6 yards per kickoff. UMHB is 30-for-30 in PATs and HSU is 36-of-37.
Strengths on Strengths
HSU leads the league in first downs at 28 per game. UMHB leads the league in fewest first downs allowed per game at 15. Mary Hardin-Baylor leads the conference with 25 sacks on the season. The Cowboy offensive line has allowed a league-low nine sacks on the season.