Stephen F. Austin set for Carthel's first season
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(STATS) - Stephen F. Austin will open the Colby Carthel era at Baylor and play four times at home as part of a 12-game 2019 schedule announced on Wednesday.
The Lumberjacks will take on Baylor on Aug. 31 in Waco. They're 0-4 all-time against the Bears.
Teams visiting Homer Bryce Stadium are Tartleton (Sept. 7) and Southland Conference members Nicholls (Sept. 21), McNeese (Oct. 26, Homecoming) and Incarnate Word (Nov. 9).
Also highlighting the schedule are the 94th Battle of the Piney Woods against Sam Houston State Oct. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston and the 54th Battle for Chief Caddo Nov. 21 at Northwestern State.
Carthel led Texas A&M-Commerce to the Division II national title in 2017. He takes over a program that finished 2-8 last season.
2019 Stephen F. Austin Schedule
Aug. 31, at Baylor
Sept. 7, Tartleton
Sept. 14, at Southern Utah
Sept. 21, Nicholls*
Sept. 28, at Lamar*
Oct. 5, Sam Houston State* (at NRG Stadium, Houston)
Oct. 19, at Abilene Christian*
Oct. 26, McNeese* (Homecoming)
Nov. 2, at Southeastern Louisiana*
Nov. 9, Incarnate Word*
Nov. 16, at Central Arkansas*
Nov. 21, at Northwestern State*
* - Southland Conference game
Updated March 27, 2019