Texas A&M-Commerce set a NCAA Division II record for total offense, racking up 986 yards against D-III opponent East Texas Baptist.
Texas A&M-Commerce set a NCAA Division II record for total offense, racking up 986 total yards in a 98-20 rout of East Texas Baptist on Thursday night.
East Texas Baptist is a NCAA Division III school.
The previous record was 910 yards, set by Hanover against Franklin in October 1948.
Texas A&M-Commerce quarterback Tyrik Rollison went 26-of-33, throwing for a school-record 562 yards and six touchdowns. The team also racked up 405 rushing yards as three players ran for 100 yards or more. Three receivers also topped the century mark in yardage.
"I have to give all the credit to my teammates on the edge catching passes and the offensive line for giving us time to work," Rollison said, according to the school's website.
The offense ran 81 plays, averaging 12.7 yards per play.
- Scooby Axson