Matt Howdeshell sideline calling the action. Saturday's meeting with No. In addition, the Lumberjack defense intercepted three passes and recorded five sacks in the win while limiting the Redbirds' rushing attack, which entered the contest averaging Following this weekend's trip to Normal, Ill.
The series is entering its third year. In , the MVFC won the series, The MVFC holds the all-time series advantage with a in games played between their institutions, which includes 34 playoff meetings.
Notably, the Big Sky and the MVFC make up two of only three leagues to have two or more playoff teams every year since Since the FCS playoffs began in , the two leagues have combined to produce 15 national champions. North Dakota State defeated Eastern Washington, CT Sept.
Missouri State with a record all-time vs. The 'Jacks defeated Missouri State in week one this season in their most recent action against a Missouri Valley opponent.
NAU split a pair of games in vs. MVC foes as it posted a victory at home over Illinois State and suffered a setback at home vs. Western Illinois and dropped a decision at Missouri State in NAU VS.
NAU has had solid success at home in recent seasons vs. The 'Jacks boast a mark against opponents ranked in the top 10 in home games since and are overall at home vs. The Lumberjacks finished in road contests during the campaign and are in Cook posted six stops in the season-opening win over Missouri State and followed that with a team-high eight tackles at Arizona on Sept.
He followed that with three stops and a blocked punt in week three vs.
Western New Mexico. Entering , Cook had totaled 29 tackles over his previous 30 games.
Not only does Worthy currently tied for the team lead with 17 tackles, but he also boast a team-best 2. Worthy has now recorded three interceptions, forced four fumbles and recovered one over 21 games in his career. Cookus has already thrown eight scoring tosses this season and has posted multiple TD passes in each of the opening three games to increase his career total to 22 in that category.
NAU had three players finish with over receiving yards -.