East Texas Baptist Tigers
East Texas Baptist
Location: Marshall, TX
Colors: Blue, Gold
Stadium: Ornelas Stadium (3500)
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.
October 29, 2016 #18 ETBU Wins Shootout in Louisiana to Retain the "Claw" PINEVILLE, La. – Coming down to the final series of the game in the “Battle of the Border Claw”, East Texas Baptist University picked up a first down on third-and-14 to finish running out the clock for a 64-62 win over Louisiana College. Louisiana College pulled within two points with 2:29 remaining in the game but failed to recover the on-side kick.
October 22, 2016 ETBU Dominates Howard Payne for 6th Win of Season MARSHALL, Texas – Dominating the homecoming game from the beginning #19/22 East Texas Baptist University (6-1, 2-1) scored 76 points routing Howard Payne University (0-7, 0-3), 76-14. The win for ETBU ensures them a winning season for only the fifth time in program history and is only the second time that ETBU has had back-to-back winning seasons.
October 8, 2016 ETBU Moves to Program Best 5-0 Start ABILENE, Texas – A slow start for #17 East Texas Baptist University turned into a come from behind victory in their first American Southwest Conference game of the year, 67-31, over McMurry University. ETBU trailed 7-6 after the first quarter but added 20 points in the second quarter to take the lead en route to over 700 yards of total offense on the day. ETBU moves to 5-0 which continues to be the program’s best start ever.
October 4, 2016 Rusher's collegiate rise began humbly Running back Aurren Cooksey was a high school star who ended up on Louisiana College's JV roster. But it was there he learned patience and perseverance, helping to propel him to being among the nation's best.
September 6, 2016 ETBU out to prove it's no one-hit wonder ETBU linebacker CJ Johnson is expected to play a pivotal role all season for the Tigers, who have high hopes of repeating atop the ASC, but this time come away with a playoff bid.