BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Week 10 edition of The Kyle Phelps Show is now available for viewing by clicking the link below. The first-year head coach of the Lyon College Scots talks about Saturday's 34-17 setback to Central States Football League leader Arizona Christian University 5-2, 4-0 CSFL) and he discusses this week's game in Plainview, Texas, against second-place Wayland Baptist University (6-1, 3-0 CSFL) at 2 p.m.
With Saturday's victory over Lyon, ACU has moved into the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Football Poll. The Firestorm is now ranked No. 20 in the nation, while Wayland Baptist and Langston University (4-2, 2-1 CSFL), Lyon's opponents the next two weeks, are both receiving votes for the Top 25.
In the game against Arizona Christian, the Scots (3-5, 2-2 CSFL) were outgained by the Firestorm on the ground (357-279), in the air (325-171) and in total yards (682-450), mainly because of three scoring plays totaling 244 yards. ACU had touchdown runs of 95 and 85 yards and a 64-yard touchdown pass.
Lyon running back Michael Bowles (SR/Earle, Ark.) went over the 1,000-yard mark for the second time in as many years as he finished with 20 carries for 150 yards. He now ranks first in the CSFL and third in the country in rushing, with 1,065 yards. He is averaging 7.1-yards per carry. He is also tops in the conference and third in the nation in rushing yards per game, averaging 133.1 yards per game on the ground.
Dwayne Robinson also rushed for over 100 yards for the Scots, marking the fourth time in eight games that Lyon has had multiple 100-yard rushers in a game this season. Robinson finished with 106 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. Robinson also completed 10-of-21 passes for 122 yards and a score.
Lyon tight end Jonathan Hendrix (SO/Batesville, Ark.) set a school record for catches in a game, pulling in seven passes for 71 yards and a score.
There was also 294 yards on 28 penalties in the game for the two teams. The Firestorm was flagged 18 times for 171 yards and Lyon received 10 penalties for 123 yards.
Here is Coach Phelps' interview this week: