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Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2009 by staff
When the final buzzer sounded last Saturday on Carl Wooten Field, the 2009 OPSU Aggie football team had lit up the scoreboard to the tune of 69-38 over the Bacone College Warriors. The win spoiled the homecoming for Coach Lloyd Spotted Wolf, Bacone head football coach who had formerly served as an Aggie assistant coach.
Aggie quarterback Vinny Gay led the onslaught passing for 382 yards and 4 touchdowns while Darryl Brister added 111 rushing yards. Combined with running mates Zacchaeus McCaskill and Jose Mendoza, the Aggies rushed for a 248 yards on the day. The combined total offense for the team totaled 694 yards with Gay and Kevin Lauchland totaling 446 passing yards on the day.
The Aggies were also 7 of 10 in 3rd down conversions and 2 of 2 on fourth downs. They did not punt in the game.
Junior Doug Williams led the receiving corps with 175 yards on 7 catches and 3 touchdowns while Shea Tarbet added 5 grabs for 78 yards and a TD. Darryl Brister and Jose Mendoza, each had 2 receptions for 49 yards a piece.
Special Teams were also on display with Brister returning a 3rd quarter punt 72 yards for a touchdown and Chris Pearson returning a kickoff 56 yards for a TD, as well. Pearson accounted for 200 yards on 6 returns, 2 punt and 4 kickoff returns.
Brister accounted for 231 all purpose yards in the game.
10 receivers recorded catches for the Aggies, while 7 different players scored touchdowns (Williams-3; Brister-2; Mendoza-1; McCaskill-1; Tarbet-1; Sauceda-1; and Pearson-1) Brian Holman hit on 9 of 10 extra point attempts, as well.
Defensively, the Aggies were led by linebackers Josh Olmann and Saul Jimenez, each  with 9 tackles to their credit while lineman Andrew Walker led the men in the trenches with 7 stops with William Turnbo and Gus Oversteet adding 6 tackles, each.
“It was a total team effort by all phases of the team. I also must compliment the coaching staff for their fine preparation.” Stated Mike Wyatt, Aggie head football coach.

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