LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Contrary to popular belief, Arkansas State has won big games before.
The 18-14 victory Saturday night over Texas A&M was huge -- it
was the program's first in 15 tries against the Big 12.
But coach Steve Roberts isn't about to settle for one glorious
He's reminding his university -- while not dimishing the
victory's magnitude -- that the win doesn't even come close to the
wins that snap up conference championships.
And it's not like, 'quote, "the wins that get you in bowl
games," says Roberts.
But the question now is: Where does Arkansas State go from here?
The Sun Belt schedule starts later this month, and on September
27th, the Red Wolves play at Memphis -- a much closer regional
rival than Texas A&M.
Arkansas State beat Memphis two years ago on a Hail Mary on the
game's final play, then rallied from a 31-6 halftime deficit to
beat the Tigers last year.
When it's all said and done, Roberts will happily trade last
weekend's euphoria for a conference championship.