Week 3: Southland Conference Preview
Each year, the Big XII and SEC will square off at NRG Stadium in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston. NRG Stadium is also home for the Battle of the Piney Woods where Southland Conference rivals, Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston go head to head. So this week, we will look at matchups for schools within the Southland Conference.
Abilene Christian (0-1) vs Houston Baptist (1-1)– Saturday, September 19 at 7PM
Incarnate Word (1-1) vs Nicholls State (0-1) — Saturday, September 19 at 2PM
Lamar (1-1) @ Sam Houston (0-1) –Saturday, September 19 at 7PM
McNeese State (1-0) @ Stephen F. Austin (0-2) –Saturday, September 19 at 6PM
Northwestern State (0-2) @ Mississippi State (1-1) — Saturday, September 19 at 3PM
Southeastern Louisiana (2-0) @ Ohio (2-0) — Saturday, September 19 at 2PM
Sam Houston and Southeastern Louisiana led the conference with 7 wins last year. Central Arkansas, Stephen F. Austin and Lamar were close behind with 5 wins each. Sam Houston went on to the FCS Championship game, eventually losing to North Dakota State.