ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Missouri Baptist University will field a football team this year for the first time in school history.
The team will compete in the NAIA division, but the Spartans will face three Division I opponents in their inaugural season.
The 11-game schedule begins at Southeast Missouri State University Aug. 28.
MoBAP Head Coach Jason Burianek says the Spartans plan to give the opposition a tough time on the gridiron.
Watch the video player above to hear what Burianek had to say.