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  • 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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  • 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….