The Peru State football team is going into their bye week with a 0-6 record so far in the 2019 football season. The Bobcats are disappointed so far with how the season has turned out.
 
The 'Cats play their first Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) divisional game at Clarke University on Oct. 19 in Dubuque, Iowa. The Pride is also 0-6 after the cross over play with the South Division of the Heart.
 
Peru State ranks in eight different team statistics in the NAIA with total rushing offense yardage of 826 being ranked 35th in the country. This is through six games for the Bobcats and six weeks of play in the NAIA.

 
The Bobcats' other team rankings include first in PAT kicking (1.000), 19th in pass defense per game (160.800), 20th in sacks against (1.300), 26th in pass defense efficiency (106.400), 31st in penalty yards per game (72.200), 34th in total sacks against (8.000), and 41st in fourth-down conversions (47.100).
 
Several Peru State players are among the national leaders in several categories. Victor Hubbard (Corinth, Texas) ranks eighth in the nation in interceptions with three and ranks 22nd in interceptions per game (0.500). Mitchel Orr (Smithville, Mo.) ranks 17th in total kick return yards (252) and Travis Reed (Hickman) ranks 23rd in tackles per game (9.700).
 
Tajh Eaddy (Spencerport, N.Y.) ranks 44th in total rushing yards (346) while Reed and Langdon Douglas (Kansas City, Mo.) are tied for 24th in total interceptions with two. Hubbard ranks 47th in passes defended per game (1.000).
 
Michael Bullard (Nassau, Bahamas) ranks 44th in total kick return yards (180), John Brady (Hickman) ranks first in PAT kicking with a percentage at 1.000 and also is ranked 47th in punting yards per attempt at (36.30). Hubbard ranks eighth in total interceptions with (3).
 
In the Heart, the Bobcats are ranked first in PAT kicking with a percentage of (100) and are ranked fifth in fourth-down conversions with a percentage of (47.10). The 'Cats are ranked fifth in pass defense efficiency with an efficiency of (106.5) and also ranked sixth in pass defense yardage allowed per game with (161.0).
 
Players listed in the top 20 of the Heart offensive individual statistics include: Noah Kasbohm (Nebraska City) – 12th in passing per game (57.0), 12th in passing efficiency (69.8), 14th in passing yards (342), 15th in total offense per game (81.3), and 18th in total offense (488 yards); Eaddy – sixth in rushing yards per game (57.7), eighth in rushing yards (346), tied for 15th in scoring per game (TDs) (4.0), tied for 15th in scoring (TDs) (24), tied for 15th in scoring per game (4.0), tied for 15th in total scoring (24), 18th in total offense per game, and tied for 19th in all-purpose yards per game (68.0); Harry Kanu (Brandon, Fla.) – 13th in passing per game (15.8) and 17th in passing yards (79); Orr – 14th in all-purpose yards per game (76.4); and Brady – ninth in scoring per game (kicking) (2.3) and ninth in scoring (kicking) (24).
 
Bobcats listed in the top 20 of the Heart defensive individual statistics include: Hubbard – tied for fourth in total interceptions (3), tied for fourth in passes defended per game (1.0), and tied for fifth in interceptions per game (0.5); Reed – tied for fifth in tackles per game (all positions) (9.7), tied for eighth in passes defended per game (0.8), tied for ninth in total interceptions (2), and tied for ninth in fumbles forced per game (0.2), tied for tenth in interceptions per game (0.3); Mardarius Adams (Lakeland, Fla.) – tied for 16th in interceptions per game (0.2) and tied for 17th in total interceptions; Douglas – tied for ninth in total interceptions (2); Cameron Schlender (Kearney) – tied for ninth in fumbles forced per game (0.2); and Jordan Willis (Denver) – tied for ninth in fumbles forced per game (0.2);11388
Travis Reed

Listed in special team categories: Brady – tied for first in PAT kicking percentage (1.000), seventh in punting average (36.3), tied for eight in field goals per game (0.2), and tied for eighth in total field goals (1); Orr – second in kickoff return yards (252), fourth in kickoff return yards per game (19.4), and 17th in punt returns (22), and Bullard – sixth in kickoff return yards per game (16.4) and eighth in kickoff return yards (180).
 
Peru State will be home again on Oct. 26 when they host Culver-Stockton College at 11 a.m. at the Oak Bowl. The 11 a.m. start is due to this being the conference's ESPN3 Game of the Week. In addition, it is the College's Hall of Fame game.