For three quarters, Sam Houston State battled Baylor to a near standoff before a long run by the Bears’ quarterback and three late interceptions turned the tide in a 48-23 loss in Waco Saturday.
More than 44,800 fans watched a contest that took nearly four hours to play as Sam Houston rolled up 411 yards total offense against the Big 12 foe.
Junior running back Timothy Flanders rushed 15 times for 120 yards including touchdown runs of 40 and eight yards to lead Sam Houston State to a 54-7 victory over Incarnate Word before a crowd of 11,061 at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium.
Amid all the preseason excitement about being both the favorite to repeat as Southland Conference football champions and the No. 1 team in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national rankings, Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz reminds his 2012 gridiron squad of one thing.
Sam Houston State’s motto this season is “Finish.”
That’s what North Dakota State did last year when it defeated Sam Houston State in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.
Both programs could return to Frisco, Texas, for this season’s FCS title game. If so, voters in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 believe Sam Houston State will finish the job….
Check out what the Southland Conference head coaches had to say about the upcoming 2012 season.
It certainly came as no surprise. After running roughshod through the Southland Conference last fall, winning every league contest by at least three touchdowns, the Sam Houston State Bearkats were tabbed by the coaches in the league as the overwhelming favorite to repeat as champs in 2012…
Sam Houston State, which finished its 2011 regular-season campaign with a perfect 11-0 record and a 7-0 mark in league play, has been tabbed as the favorite heading into the 2012 season as voted on by the league’s coaches, the conference Tuesday at its annual football media day at L’Auberge du Lac Resort…
For the first time in seven years, the Sam Houston State football team has a Buck Buchanan Award candidate. Senior safety Darnell Taylor is among 20 players recognized by The Sports Network as a candidate for the nation’s top defensive player award…
Sam Houston alumni will have the opportunity to gather and celebrate a season of championships and post-season success at a special reception for The Woodlands Bearkats on Friday, August 3.
The SHSU Woodlands Alumni and Friends Reception will be held at the new SHSU Woodlands Center, August 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Last season Tim Flanders took the FCS by storm, quickly making a name for himself on a national level as he racked up yards and touchdowns at an amazing pace. As a late addition to the Walter Payton Award ballot, Flanders finished his sophomore season seventh in the voting for the nation’s top offensive player…