’Jacks’ opener against McMurry moved up two days

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have moved their 2011 season opener against McMurry to Thursday, Sept. 1. The game, which was originally slated for Saturday, Sept. 3, will kick off at 6 p.m. from Homer Bryce Stadium. The game will also coincide with the SFA freshman convocation.
The 2011 schedule is highlighted by five home games, and will include a non-conference trip to Waco, Texas, to take on the Baylor Bears. The annual 'Battle of the Piney Woods' will once again return to Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.
The Lumberjacks are coming off a 9-3 campaign, and their second-consecutive NCAA FCS Playoff appearance, and top-10 national ranking. The Lumberjacks enter the 2011 campaign looking to win a program-first third consecutive Southland Conference title.