Inside Southeastern Football with Frank Scelfo debuts August 30; Dunlap and Kelley named to national watch lists


HAMMOND, Louisiana – The 2021 season of Inside Southeastern Football with Franck Scelfo will debut Monday, August 30 at 7 p.m. at Pour House Pizza and Beer Garden in downtown Hammond.

The hour-long show, hosted by fourth-year Lion head coach Scelfo and Allen Waddell, will air for the second season on For House (505 W. Thomas Street). It can be heard on the Southeastern Sports Radio network (KSLU 90.9 FM, Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM and The Boss 103.7 FM / 1400 AM), online at or via TuneIn Radio and Lions Game Daytime experience apps.

The show will be heard weekly on Mondays throughout the season. The only exception will be the second week of the show. Due to Labor Day, this week’s show will air Tuesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. ET.

A pair of Southeastern Lions were also named on a pair of national watch lists on Monday.

Second year bettor Austin Dunlap is one of 20 student-athletes on the preseason watchlist for the FCS Punter of the Year award.

Dunlap, an All-Southland Conference first-team selection and the league’s only representative on the list, averaged 43.7 yards per punt in the spring. His average was the eighth highest in the country.

senior quarterback SLU Cole kelley, the reigning Walter Payton Award winner, is one of 44 student-athletes listed by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) on the preseason watchlist for 2021 CFPA FCS National Performer of the Year.

Kelley, who threw for 2,662 yards and scored 27 touchdowns last spring, is one of five Southland Conference reps on the roster, along with wide receiver Nicholls Dai’Jean Dixon, running back from the ‘Northwest State Scooter Adams, as well as pair of UIW running back Kevin Brown and quarterback Cameron Ward.

Southeastern returns to the training ground Tuesday at 3:50 p.m. The No. 15/17 Lions open the 2021 season at home, hosting North Alabama at 6 p.m. at Strawberry Stadium on September 4.

Punter of the Year 2021 FCS Preseason Watchlist
Austin Dunlap, South East

DJ Arnson, Northern Arizona
JT Bohiken, State of Illinois
Matthew Campbell, The Citadel
Chris Faddoul, Florida A&M
Nathan Fondacaro, Villanova
Andrew Foster, Morehead State
Noah Gettman, Sacred Heart
Aubrey Grace, State of Alabama
Joe Gurley, Northern Alabama
Patrick Haughney, Sainte-Croix
Zach Haynes, Southeast Missouri
Matt McRobert, Sam Houston
Kaleb Mosley, State of Tennessee
Ben Niesner, Valparaiso
Harry O’Kelly, James Madison
Ryan Richter, State of Norfolk
Brady Schutt, South Dakota
Jon Sot, Harvard
Daniel Whelan, UC Davis

APFC FCS National Interpreter of the Year 2021 Watchlist:
Cole kelley, QB, South East

Scooter Adams, RB, Northwestern State
Kevin Brown, RB, UIW
Dai’Jean Dixon, WR, Nicholls
Cameron Ward, QB, UIW
Percy Agyei-Obese, RB, JMU
Eric Barrière, QB, Eastern Washington
Juwan Carter, QB, State of Norfolk
Julius Chestnut, RB, Sacred Heart
Jack Cook, QB, Dayton
Zerrick Cooper, QB, Jacksonville State
Justin Covington, RB, Villanova
Isaiah Davis, RB, State of South Dakota
Josh Davis, RB, Weber State
Tim DeMorat, QB, Fordham
Draylen Ellis, QB, Austin Peay
Jequez Ezzard, WR, Sam Houston
Joe Fagnano, QB, Maine
Juwon Farri, RB, Monmouth
Xavier Gipson, WR, Stephen F. Austin
Glass Aqeel, QB, Alabama A&M
Nolan Henderson, QB, Delaware
Jakob Herres, WR, VMI
Geno Hess, RB, Southeast Missouri
Quai Holmes, RB, ETSU
Tyler Hudson, WR, Central Arkansas
Stone Labanowitz, QB, Southern Illinois
Dejoun Lee, RB, Delaware
Jah-Maine Martin, RB, North Carolina A&T
Joe Mischler, QB, Duquesne
Karl Mofor, RB, Albany
Seth Morgan, QB, VMI
Tony Muskett, QB, Monmouth
EJ Perry, QB, brown
Ethan Ratke, K, JMU
Hunter Rodrigues, QB, UC Davis
Eric Schmid, QB, Sam Houston
Breylin Smith, QB, Central Arkansas
Daniel Smith, QB, Villanova
Pierre Strong Jr., RB, State of South Dakota
Otis Weah, RB, North Dakota
Liam Welch, QB, Samford
Devin Wynn, RB, Furman

South East 2021 pre-season football training schedule

August 24 – 3:50 p.m.
August 25 – 3:50 p.m.
August 26 – 3:50 p.m.
August 27 – 9 a.m.
August 28 – 9 a.m.


For more information on tickets, contact the Southeastern Athletics box office at (985) 549-5466 or visit Southeastern will continue to offer mobile ticketing as the primary source for obtaining tickets for the 2021-22 season. All tickets will be available via email or text in PDF format for fans to download to their phones or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded from Apple Wallet.


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All Touchdown Club and S Club (football) membership fees and donations are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern football program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or by visiting


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