NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Senior quarterback Jeremy Moses became the Southland Conference's all-time leader in passing yards Saturday night as the Lumberjacks hammered Lamar, 71-3. The victory moves SFA to 3-1 (.750) on the season, while the Cardinals fall to 2-2 (.500).
The Lumberjacks scored 17 points in the first quarter and never looked back as they rolled to an easy victory over the Cardinals who are in their first-year of football following a 20-year hiatus. SFA jumped out to a 38-0 lead before the Cardinals cracked the scoreboard with a field goal late in the second quarter. It would be the only points SFA surrendered in the contest. The Lumberjack defense has now held opponents to three points in the last six quarters.
SFA recorded 540 yards of total offense, while holding the Cardinals to 176. The Lumberjacks also recorded 156 yards on the ground, while holding Lamar to 37. SFA also recorded four rushing touchdowns, including two by sophomore Romonté Hampton.
Moses completed 23-of-40 passes for 353 yards and four touchdowns, as he also went over the 10,000-yard mark for career total offense Saturday night. Freshman Kris Lott recorded six receptions for 119 yards, while sophomore Cordell Roberson caught three passes for 67 yards, but two of his receptions went for scores.
Preseason All-American Jabara Williams recorded a game-high 11 tackles and recovered a fumble. Junior Devin Ducote added seven tackles, and was involved on a sack.
The 'Jacks defense finished the night with 11 tackles for losses, and five sacks. SFA also picked off two passes, including freshman Caleb Nelson first career pick which he returned 29 yards for the score.
The Lumberjacks will take a week off before opening conference play at McNeese State. The game is slated to kick off at 7 p.m. from Cowboy Stadium.