The Sam Houston State football team will face number 14 Central Arkansas Saturday night at 6:00 in Conway, Arkansas. It will be the Southland Conference opener for both teams. The Bearkats are 2 - 1 on the season. The Bears are 4 - 1.
Sam Houston State is second in the Southland Conference in scoring averaging 40 points a game. Central Arkansas is third in scoring averaging 37 points a game.
The Bearkats have been through a strange non-conference schedule. They had two open dates and a game canceled due to Hurricane Ike.
It is Homecoming Saturday night for Central Arkansas. The game is scheduled for a 6:00 start at Estes Stadium.