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  • Sam Houston State Bearkats Defense Dominates Opponents (via DJ Shafer and GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkat Defense Dominates Against Oppenents

    One of the important reasons Sam Houston State reached the NCAA Division I National Championship game in 2011 was the tenacity of the Bearkat defense.

    The Kats were among the best in the country against the run, making opposing teams work awfully hard to move the ball and put points on the scoreboard.
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  • Sam Houston State's Richard Sincere (via Brian Blalock / SHSU)

    Bearkats Offense Back in High Gear

    When it comes to offensive production, the Bearkats have been good about sharing the wealth. It’s not quite like last season, when Timothy Flanders and Richard Sincere dominated Sam Houston State’s run game, with Brian Bell and Torrance Williams also gave opposing defenses fits out of the triple option formation…

  • Sam Houston State Bearkats' Richard Sincere (via Game Day Photos on Facebook)

    Sincere & Cleveland Named Players of the Week

    Sam Houston State junior receiver Richard Sincere and senior defensive tackle J.T. Cleveland were named the Southland Conference offensive and defensive players of the week, respectively, after leading the Bearkats to a 45-10 win over McNeese State, the league office announced Monday. Central Arkansas senior punter Kevin Bufford was named the conference special teams player of the week…

  • SLC Suspends Bearkats Darius Taylor (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats’ Darius Taylor Suspended by SLC

    Sam Houston State linebacker Darius Taylor has been suspended for one game by the Southland Conference on Monday, sitting him out for the game on Saturday against Lamar….

  • SHSU Bearkats Win Over McNeese St (via GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Enjoy Returning To Bowers

    Playing in their own backyard for the first time in weeks, the Bearkats did not let this opportunity go to waste.

    Taking on a McNeese State squad that was desperate for a win after dropping its second Southland Conference game last week, sixth-ranked Sam Houston flexed its muscles and manhandled the Cowboys with a 45-10 thrashing on Saturday night at Bowers Stadium…

  • Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0

    Two Bearkats added to their career achievements as they led Sam Houston to a 41-0 victory over Nicholls State Saturday night at Guidry Stadium.

    The win improved the No. 9 ranked Sam Houston football team to 4-2 for the year and 2-1 in Southland Conference play.

    Timothy Flanders now is the all-time leading scorer in Bearkat football history. His three touchdowns up his career point total to 270, passing kicker Billy Hayes who totaled 258 points from 1985 to 1988….

  • Hornets Tailback Morie Evans (via DJ Shafer / ItemOnline.com)

    Hornets Sting Caney Creek, 47 – 13

    The Hornets came back from a week off to continue their win streak on their homecoming night. The Hornets topped Caney Creek with a final score of 47 – 13…

  • SHSU Bearkat Trey Diller at the Battle of the Piney Woods

    Bearkats Win Battle of the Piney Woods, 51 – 43

    No doubt, it was one for the ages and a game that will be remembered for a long time.

    After struggling early against the Stephen F. Austin defense, the Bearkats opened up the playbook and began to have their way in the passing game. They nearly scored at will throughout the second and third quarters Saturday…

  • Huntsville Hornets #8 - Christain Champine (via ItemOnline.com / DJ Shafer)

    Hornets Get Tough, Continue Winning

    A week after lighting up the scoreboard in a rout of Bryan Rudder, the Hornets got pushed hard in the second half by a feisty bunch of Bulldogs. Huntsville responded like champs, driving the length of the field and scoring a backbreaking touchdown in a wild 29-15 victory over Magnolia.

  • SHSU Bearkats Slaughter TSU Tigers 50-6 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Even Record w/ Win Over TSU, 50-6

    Sam Houston State scored early and often as the Bearkats rolled up 549 yards total offense in a 50-6 non-conference win over Texas Southern Thursday at BBVA Compass Stadium.

    Quarterback Brian Bell passed for 209 yards and three touchdowns, including two scoring plays to Chance Nelson. The transfer from Texas A&M caught three passes for 127 yards…