NAU LUMBERJACKS 2016

 

Posted 9/19/16

Story, photos by Kevin Pakos for Sports and Entertainment News and ASPN Radio

 

Hall of Fame Game Blow Out Win For NAU

 

Cookus, Butler, Marks Go Sky in the Dome 

 

Game 3 vs New Mexico Highland Cowboys is Record Setting Day, The Lumberjacks rolled past the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys 73-3. The game was over in the middle of the second quarter.Coach Souers said "We needed a game like this to get us hitting on all cylinders." He was pleased with the offensive tempo and the play of QB Case Cookus.Cookus took advantage of the mismatches to make some great throws. The run game improved with some young backs making big contributions.

 

QB Case Cookus "CC Ryder" tossed seven TD's, matching his career high for a single game, his yardage, 296 on 14 of 25. Catching most of those was WR Emmanuel Butler "Smooth" with five TD's, 99 yards and a 16.5 yards per catch average.Elijah Marks "Showtime" had two TD's on five caught balls averaging 28.6 yards pc for 143 yards. 

 

The Lumberjacks did well in all phases. Some of the other numbers were:

 

Run Game:Joe Logan 9 for 172 yards two TD'sKendyl Taylor 10 for 97 yardsCorbin Jountti 9 for 49 yards one TD

 

Pass Game:Elijah Marks 5 for 143 yards 2 TD'sEmmanuel Butler 6 for 99 yards 5 TD's

 

Kicking Game:Griffin Roehler a FG and 10 extra points for 13 pointson kickoffs he had seven touchbacks. 

 

On Defense Wes Sutton had an interception with an 18 yard return. Getting it done on the "D" were Jake Harrelson, Corbin Baxter, Jimmy Threat, P Faleofa, Xavier Hoover and Eric Smith.

 

The team needed to perform well and get itself ready for the upcoming Big Sky battles that start this Saturday when the #5 Eastern Washington Eagles land in the Sky Dome for a 4pm kickoff. You will find the listen and watch online links on our schedule page.   . 

  

Be sure to visit our College Football Webpage all season long as we bring you the results for all four of Arizona’s University football programs ACU, ASU, NAU and UA. Here you will also find the live listen and watch links each week. You can also get live game scoring updates on Twitter  @aspnradiocom as well as Facebook on our ASPN Radio page. To see how the Junior Colleges in Arizona are doing and where the transfers come from check out our JUCO page. 

 

Tag along with the #Lumberjacks in 2015

 

#NAUStrong #NAUTakeover #NAU #NAUFootball #TrueBlueNAU #NAULumberjacks #NAUAthletics #gojacks #GoLumberjacks #LouieTheLumberjack Plus you can get the scores and updates with us at #ASPN #AzFL 

 

 

 

WIU Western Illinois Leathernecks FCS Football
NAU Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Big Sky FCS

Call us: 623-939-4877

AzFL

Enter your text here

Enter your text here