BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern football team posted its most wins since 2012 after topping Southern Athletic Association rival Millsaps College 30-20 Saturday afternoon in Krulak Stadium. It was senior day for BSC (7-3), who finished in third place in the league with a 6-2 record. This season marked the most SAA wins in program history.
Junior Robert Shufford (McKenzie, Ala./McKenzie HS) finished the season with his 9th consecutive 100+ yard rushing game. He ran for 247 yards and a touchdown in the win. This is his fourth game this season at over 200 yards. The effort gave him the single-season SAA rushing record at 1,834 yards. Shufford already owned the BSC single-season rushing record. He also sits in first place for single-season rush attempts, average yards per rush, rushing yards per game, and second in touchdowns. He is currently third all-time in career rushing yards.
BSC outrushed and outpassed the Majors. Junior Trevor Oakes (Somerville, Ala./Hartselle HS) finished with a game-high 186 passing yards and a touchdown after completing 11-of-19. Senior Cole Marell (Bonifay, Fla./Holmes County HS) had a big day, putting up 124 receiving yards with a touchdown.
Juniors Myles Myers (Alpharetta, Ga./Johns Creek HS) and Garrett Stevens (Social Circle, Ga./Eastside HS) led the Panthers defense. Myers earned nine tackles, seven solo, with a tackle for a loss of two yards. Stevens also grabbed a team-high nine tackles, three solo, earned a 1.5 tackles for a loss of two yards, and picked up an interception.
BSC concluded its season with many team records broken in rushing, passing, and scoring among others.
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