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No. 10 Rams at home today

October 29, 2005

West Liberty State (6-3, 4-2)

at No. 10 Shepherd (9-0, 6-0)

Today: 1 p.m. at Ram Stadium

Shepherdstown, W.Va.

West Liberty State

Head coach: Roger Waialae (6-3, 1st season)

Formations: Offense - Multiple I; Defense - Multiple "4"

Stat leaders:



Rushing - Derrick Stickles (240 for 1,362 yds, 8 TDs)

Passing - Jay Gullion (139-255-9, 1,798 yds, 17 TDs)

Receptions - Renard Stevens (52 for 824 yds, 11 TDs)

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Tackles - J.J. Guida (73 TT, 13 TFL)

Shepherd

Head coach: Monte Cater (127-67-1, 19th season at SU; 158-90-2 overall, 25th season)

Formations: Offense - Multiple I; Defense - 4-4

Stat leaders:



Rushing - Dervon Wallace (177 for 1,044 yds, 21 TDs)

Passing - Dan Chlebowski (106-168-4, 1,216 yds, 8 TD)

Receptions - Rodney Jackson (31 for 466 yds, 3 TDs)

Tackles - Jeremy Bailey (64 TT, 11 TFL)

Series



Shepherd leads, 26-14.

Last season's meeting: Shepherd built a 28-0 halftime lead and coasted to a 38-7 win at West Liberty. ... Alex Herbert led SU with 166 rush yards and the Rams outgained the Toppers, 425-247.

Recent history: 2004 - SU 38-7, 2003 - SU 55-16, 2002 - SU 26-23, 2001 - SU 30-7, 2000 - WL 31-28, 1999 - SU 56-7, 1998- SU 53-10, 1997 - SU 32-27, 1996 - SU 37-21, 1995 - WL 24-19.

Game notes



The Rams have won 16 straight games and are the first WVIAC team to move atop the Northeast Region ratings. ... West Liberty clinched a winning record last week in a win over West Virginia State. ... The banged up Toppers have lost quarterback Jay Gullion to injury. ... RB Larvon Hines gained 178 yards last week to pace WLSC. ... The Toppers limited WV State to minus-41 yards on the ground last week and rank third nationally in rush defense. ... SU has outscored opponents 117-6 in second quarters this season. ... The Rams' defense has allowed one touchdown or less in seven of nine games this season. ... Rams RB Dervon Wallace owns the school single-season record with 132 points. The sophomore is 22nd in D-II rushing and fourth in scoring. ... Rams safety Dan Peters is tied for second nationally with eight interceptions.

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