The Northwestern State Demons (0-2) and the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (1-1) meet at Harry Turpin Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

Northwestern State has the 79th-ranked scoring offense this year (17.0 points per game), and has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst with 44.5 points allowed per game. In terms of total offense, SFA ranks 44th in the FCS (362.5 total yards per game) and 70th defensively (384.5 total yards allowed per contest).

See below as we dig deep into all of the info you need to know about this contest, including how to watch on ESPN+.

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SFA vs. Northwestern State Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • City: Natchitoches, Louisiana
  • Venue: Harry Turpin Stadium

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SFA vs. Northwestern State Key Statistics

SFA Northwestern State
362.5 (49th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 255.5 (99th)
384.5 (67th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 453.5 (90th)
176.0 (33rd) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 131.0 (65th)
186.5 (62nd) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 124.5 (105th)
1 (60th) Turnovers (Rank) 4 (117th)
4 (4th) Takeaways (Rank) 5 (2nd)

SFA Stats Leaders

  • Brian Maurer has 373 passing yards, or 186.5 per game, so far this season. He has completed 52.9% of his passes and has recorded one touchdown with four interceptions. He's also helped out on the ground with 44.0 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
  • The team's top rusher, Jerrell Wimbley, has carried the ball 34 times for 173 yards (86.5 per game) with three touchdowns.
  • Anthony Williams has compiled 96 yards on 21 carries with one touchdown.
  • Lawton Rikel has registered nine catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 131 (65.5 yards per game). He's been targeted four times.
  • Ty Love has put up a 76-yard season so far. He's caught six passes on four targets.
  • Josh Thompson has racked up 60 reciving yards (30.0 ypg) this season.

Northwestern State Stats Leaders

  • Tyler Vander Waal has 244 yards passing for Northwestern State, completing 42.3% of his passes and collecting two touchdowns and three interceptions this season.
  • Kolbe Burrell has 85 rushing yards on 17 carries with one touchdown.
  • Darius Boone Jr. has carried the ball 19 times for 68 yards (34.0 per game).
  • Jaren Mitchell's leads his squad with 60 yards as a receiver. He's racked up that yardage on four catches (out of seven targets).
  • Scooter Adams has hauled in three receptions totaling 59 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Travon Jones has hauled in three grabs for 44 yards, an average of 22.0 yards per game.

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