|Attendance: 15, 097|
Truman suffered its second loss of the season and second loss in as many years to the Bears of Southwest Missouri State University.
The Division 1-AA team jumped out to an early lead on a 13-yard pass and a 4-yard run to take a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.
In the second stanza, the Bulldogs managed their first points of the game on a 7-yard run by Bret Yoder, but not before a 26-yard TD run by SMSU. Southwest continued its domination by adding a field goal and another score before the end of the half.
After intermission, SMSU extended its lead to 37 with a TD and two field goals of 52- and 57-yards. Truman added a touchdown on a 13-yard run by Deric Johnson to end the game.
|Statistical Summary||Southwest Mo.||Truman|
SMSU-Jason Cannon 13-yard pass from Jeremy Hoog (Wayne Boyer PAT).
SMSU-Michael Cosey 4-yard run (Boyer PAT).
SMSU-Cosey 26-yard run (Boyer PAT).
Truman-Bret Yoder 7-yard run (Kyle Fischer PAT).
SMSU-Boyer 43-yard field goal.
SMSU-Montoi Dixon 2-yard pass from Hoog (Boyer PAT).
SMSU-Boyer 52-yard field goal.
SMSU-Royce Roberson 5-yard run (Boyer PAT).
SMSU-Boyer 57-yard field goal.
Truman-Deric Johnson 13-yard run (pass failed).
Coaches' Players of the Week
Offensive Back: Jarrett Anderson
Offensive Scout Team: Russell McDaniels
Offensive Lineman: Mark Irby
Receiver: Chris Bray
Defensive Back: Tommy Hernandez
Defensive Scout Team: John Brooks
Defensive Lineman: Craig Hudson
Linebacker: Jason Rollison
Special Teams: Marion Smith
Big Hit: Kelly Taylor
Special Effort: Nate Minnis
1996 Results | Football | Truman Athletics