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  • Bearkats Are Headed Back To Frisco (DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Are Headed Back to Frisco

    For the second year in a row, Sam Houston State and North Dakota State will meet in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, Texas, thanks to a 45-42 Bearkat victory over No. 2 seed Eastern Washington at Roos Field Saturday…

  • Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington (Courtesy Brian Blalock)

    Semifinal Showdown At Eastern Washington

    Since the loss to North Dakota State in January’s FCS championship game, the Bearkats have been working overtime ever since for a chance to get back to Frisco for another shot at a national title.

  • Tim Flanders (Courtesy GoBearkats.com-DJ Shafer)

    Q&A with Flanders and Taylor

    Media personnel from both the Southland and Big Sky Conferences chatted with Sam Houston All-America performers safety Darnell Taylor and running back Timothy Flanders Tuesday about Saturday’s NCAA Division I semifinal game between the Bearkats and Eastern Washington…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Tim Flanders - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    All Americans

    Safety Darnell Taylor, running back Timothy Flanders and defensive end Andrew Weaver have been named to the 2012 Associated Press NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision All-America squad.

    Taylor is a first team selection while Flanders and Weaver both were named to the AP third team.

  • Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    Bearkats Facing Big Sky Foe Again

    During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, the Bearkats have seen a lot of the Big Sky Conference.

    In the 2011 NCAA playoffs, Sam Houston beat Montana State and then Montana to reach the Football Championship Subdivision national championship game.

    Just this month, the Kats outlasted Cal Poly in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Dec. 1 and then cruised past Montana State in the quarterfinals last Friday night…

  • Bearkats Power Through to NCAA Victory Over Cal Poly

    Defense Powers Kats to NCAA Victory

    The Bearkats didn’t know much about Cal Poly two weeks ago, when they were pitted against the co-champions of the Big Sky Conference for the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. But they had learned enough about the Mustangs by the end of their narrow 18-16 win on Saturday.

  • Bearkats Get First Round Bye to NCAA 2012 Playoffs (via GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Get 1st Round Bye

    Sam Houston State will play host to Cal Poly in the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championships on Saturday, Dec. 1.

    The Bearkats and the Mustangs will kick off at 3 p.m. Central Time at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium in Huntsville…

  • Sam Houston State's Trey Diller vs Baylor (via Southland.org)

    Sam Houston State Bearkats – Mission Accomplished

    Coming into Saturday’s game, the Bearkats had two big goals they wanted to accomplish.

    First, they wanted to defeat Northwestern State and clinch a share of the Southland Conference championship. Second, the Kats hoped to pick up their all-important seventh win over a Division I opponent.

    Done and done…

  • Sam Houston State Bearkats Win Southland Conference Championship for 2nd Year in a Row

    Football Champions Again

    GoBearkats.com Timothy Flanders, Brian Bell and Trey Diller combined to lead the offense and the Bearkat defense remained tough as well as Sam Houston State rolled to a 52-17 victory over Northwestern State Saturday in…

  • 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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