SUU Football Turnaround Recognized Nationally
FedEx Ground FCS National Team of the Week
SUU Football has been named the FedEx Ground FCS National Team of the Week, after a 31-17 Homecoming victory over Utah Tech.
With a 3-1 start under first-year coach DeLane Fitzgerald, the Thunderbirds have surpassed the win total of their last two seasons combined. The new WAC member never trailed in their first conference game, with quarterback Justin Miller completing 29 of 37 passes for 352 yards and two touchdowns, and safety Rodrick Ward collecting six tackles, two interceptions and two pass breakups.
Honorable Mention: Richmond (51-7 over Stony Brook); Sacramento State (41-10 win at Colorado State); Sacred Heart (38-31 OT win over Dartmouth); Southeastern Louisiana (41-35 win over then-No. 4 UIW)