The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team won the Battle of the Timberlands dominating Southern Arkansas University 73-37 in Saturday’s road game and final game of the season.
UAM finished the 2021 season 5-6 in the Great American Conference, while SAU falls to 4-7.
Southern Arkansas scored first, driving the ball 54 yards down the field for a touchdown. There would be no more scoring until the second quarter when the Muleriders kicked a field goal and later recovered a kickoff fumble, resulting in a touchdown to give SAU a 17-0 lead. UAM responded with a 21-point run as the first half came to an end and headed to the locker room leading 21-17.
UAM added 31 points in the third quarter and 21 in the fourth quarter, defeating the Muleriders, 73-37.