Football - Tue, Oct. 21, 2008

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - No. 14 Union College will square off against No. 25 Shorter (Ga.) College in a NAIA Top 25 showdown Thursday at 7 p.m. in Rome, Ga.

The Bulldogs (6-1 overall, 3-1 Mid-South Conference East) are taking on their fourth ranked opponent this season, having gone 2-1 in those games. The Hawks (5-2 overall, 1-1 Mid-South Conference West) returned to the Top 25 after falling out of the poll for a week. Shorter had been ranked as high as No. 20.

The Union-Shorter series is tied at 1-1 with both teams winning on their home fields. Union won 25-16 in 2005, but Shorter posted a 41-17 decision in 2007.

To view the game notes in a PDF file, click here.