Stephen F. Austin: 'Jacks Set to Open 2011 Against McMurry
08-27-2011 11:45 PM
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack football team begins it's quest for a third consecutive Southland Conference title Thursday, Sept. 1, when they kick off the 2011 season against McMurry. The 'Jacks are fresh off a 9-3 (.750) campaign that saw them win a second-straight SLC title, advance back to the playoffs and record another top-10 finish. McMurry is an NCAA Division III program from the American Southwest Conference who posted a 6-4 (.600) overall record last season and finished fourth in the conference. Thursday's game is the season opener for both schools, and will begin at 6 p.m. from Homer Bryce Stadium.