On Saturday November 2nd, 2013 NAU hosted the University of North Dakota and came away with a 48-27 victory. Below are some of the best shots from the game. More can be found on the NAU Football Facebook page and the Flickr account. Enjoy!
On Friday October 11th and Saturday October 12th the NAU Lumberjacks traveled to Sacramento, CA to take on the Sacramento State Hornets for a Big Sky Conference match up. The Lumberjacks needed a victory after dropping the previous contest against Montana State. NAU came out firing and went up early in the first quarter 14-3. After that, Sacramento State reeled off 28 unanswered points to put the Lumberjacks in a 31-14, 17 point hole. The Lumberjacks turned to junior quarterback Chase Cartwright who rallied the offense to climb back in the game and eventually take a 39-38 lead which would prove to be the final score. Cartwright finished 16 of 19 for 208 yards and three touchdowns. Senior running back Zach Bauman had 27 carries for 196 yards and two touchdowns. The defense was paced by linebacker Austin Hasquet who tallied 10 total tackles and Lucky Dozier who tallied two eight total tackles and a key interception in the fourth quarter. A full game recap can be found here.
Next Saturday the Lumberjacks return to Flagstaff to host the Idaho State Bengals for homecoming. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00 PM.
On Saturday, NAU earned a hard fought victory against the University of South Dakota Coyotes. NAU held on for the victory with a final score of 22-16. For NAU, it was an all around team effort as the defense produced an interception return for a touchdown by Senior corner Anders Battle along with one rushing touchdown by Zach Bauman and a receiving touchdown by Dejzon Walker. A final game summary can be found here.
Below are some of the best shots from the game. More photos can be found on the NAU Football Facebook page here, the NAU Football Flickr page here, and the NAU Athletics post game summary here. Enjoy!
Check out the 2013 NAU Football Preseason motivational video!
NAU took on the University of Arizona Wildcats on Friday night (August 30th) down in Tucson. It was the 13th match-up in history between the two schools and NAU went into the game feeling very confident. NAU finished the 2012 season 8-3 and have 19 starters returning for the 2013 season.
On Friday night, the Jacks trailed Arizona only 14-0 at half, however some costly mistakes in the second half cost the Jacks as the final would prove to be 35-0. The Lumberjacks have a bye next week (9/7) and then travel to Davis, California to take on the Aggies of UC Davis in a non-conference contest.
The Lumberjacks wrapped up their final scrimmage on Saturday before the annual Blue-Gold game next Saturday, April 27th. The scrimmage consisted of both 11 on 11 live game situations, and some 7 on 7 passing drills. It was a productive day for both sides of the ball and everyone is eagerly looking forward to the Spring Game next week. Below are some of the best shots from today. Enjoy!
More information about the Blue-Gold spring game can be found here.
NAU Football Special Teams Coordinator and Safeties Coach David Reeves will be entering his fifth season at NAU this fall. Recently NAU Football Blog sat down with Coach Reeves and mic’d him up at practice. Enjoy the video below and take a few minutes to get to know Coach David Reeves.
Also, Lumberjack Fans you can follow Coach Reeves on Twitter at @NAU_CoachReeves