LANGSTON - The Langston University football travels to face Southwestern Assemblies of God in Waxahachie, Texas in their ninth game of the season. This matchup will serve as the CSFL title game as both school are tied atop the conference standings at 6-0. Here's a quick rundown of information for Lions fans to answer the most frequently asked questions.
Q: What time is kickoff?
Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. CST. The game will be held at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, Texas.
Q: I will not be able to attend the game, how can I stay updated on the game?
Fans can follow along with the live stream provided by SAGU by clicking here or the audio broadcast provided by 92.1's OKC Heart and Soul. Fans can also follow any of our social media channels at Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
About The Game
Langston and SAGU enter the weekend tied for first-place, as both clubs are 6-0 on the season. In addition to a league championship, Saturday's winner locks down the conferences' automatic berth to the 2017 NAIA Football Championship Series – as long as the team remains ranked in the top 20.
Langston Players to Watch
Offense – Jaylen Lowe, QB … Leads the team with 700 passing yards and eight touchdowns … completing 58.3 percent (63-of-108) of his passes … ranks second on the squad in rushing with 64 carries for 268 yards … four rushing touchdowns ranks second on the squad.
Defense – Jamarie Finnie, DL … Ranks No. 9 nationally in total sacks (7.5) and No. 11 in tackles for loss (13.5) … team leader in tackles with 58, including 29 solo stops … tallied at least 0.5 sack in four-straight games … posted a season-high 10 total tackles on October 14 against Texas College
The Lions are currently undefeated at 8-0 and ranked No. 8 in the latest NAIA Football Coaches Top 25 Poll; they enter today's showdown sporting the No. 1 scoring defense and No. 1 pass defense efficiency in the NAIA and are currently ranked No. 3 in total defense per game.
SAGU Players to Watch
Offense – CJ Collins, QB … Ranks No. 14 nationally in passing yards per game (267.8) … thrown for 275-or-more yards four times this season … completing 56.3 percent (138-of-245) of his throws … 21 passing touchdowns – one shy of a new career-high – and one rushing score … threw for a season-best 443 yards and five touchdowns on September 16 against Texas College … enters the weekend with 6,816 career passing yards and 59 career passing touchdowns.
Defense – Matt Williams, DB … Leads the team with 52 tackles, including 36 solo stops … registered seven or more tackles in four games this season … posted a season-best nine stops in the team's season opener against NCAA Division III Howard Payne (Texas) … also owns one interception and two fumble recoveries this season.
Following The Game
Next week, Langston travels to face Wayland Baptist in Plainview, Texas. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.