East Texas Baptist Tigers


Previous seasons

Year Overall Conf
2017 7-3, 6-3 ASC
2016 7-3, 3-3 ASC
2015 7-3, 4-1 ASC
2014 4-6, 1-4 ASC
2013 3-1, 2-1 ASC
2012 3-7, 2-5 ASC
2011 3-7, 1-5 ASC
2010 5-5, 4-4 ASC
2009 3-7, 3-5 ASC
2008 5-5, 5-3 ASC
2008 5-5, 5-3 ASC
2007 3-7, 3-5 ASC
2006 6-4, 6-3 ASC
2005 4-6, 4-5 ASC
2004 9-3, 8-1 ASC
2003 5-5, 5-3 ASC
2002 6-4, 6-3 ASC
2001 2-8, 1-8 ASC
2000 5-5, 4-5 ASC

Team Info

East Texas Baptist


Enrollment: 1093
Location: Marshall, TX
Colors: Blue, Gold
Stadium: Ornelas Stadium (3500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

February 20, 2018 ETBU hires fourth head coach in four seasons With Scott Highsmith stepping down to deal with family health issues, East Texas Baptist has gone to the carousel again.
November 20, 2017 Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced Nearly 30 players were nominated, but only 10 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top overall student-athlete in Division III football.
October 31, 2017 ETBU linebacker becomes one for the history books It took Ty Parsons multiple school changes to find a home at East Texas Baptist where he could showcase his skills. Now, he's also found a home in the school record books.
October 21, 2017 @ETBU_Football Keeps "The Claw" in Texas MARSHALL, Texas – A record-breaking day for the offense was just what the East Texas Baptist University football team needed as they took care of business against the Louisiana College Wildcats, 68-35, retaining “the Claw.” This win not only puts ETBU at 5-2 overall and 4-2 in the American Southwest Conference, but it also marks the third year in a row that “the Claw” will stay in Texas. ETBU had a day offensively as they gained 776 yards of total offense. The day was a tremendous one for Brian Baca, who shattered a school record with 659 passing yards and seven touchdown passes. This break’s the previous record of 530 passing yards and six touchdown passes held by Dru Smith who also broke it against Louisiana College last year. Richard Johnson had nine receptions for 197 yards and two touchdowns while JaQuavian Dabbs added seven receptions for 144 yards.
September 23, 2017 ETBU Scores 79 Points in Home Opener Over Belhaven MARSHALL, Texas – Scoring 45 points in the second half, including 24 unanswered, the East Texas Baptist University football team used their offense to unload on the Belhaven University Blazers 79-40. This marks the third time in the last two seasons that ETBU has scored more than 70 points in a game. It also improves their record to 3-0 on the season for the second year in a row and they are now 2-0 in American Southwest Conference play.
March 5, 2017 Youngest head coach leaves ETBU after one season Scotty Walden, the subject of much coverage because of his age (26), has left East Texas Baptist after one season as head coach.