Articles Tagged “Bearkats”

  • Bearkats vs Bison in 2013 FCS Championship (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bison Come Back to Frisco for Seconds (39-13)

    Penalties and turnovers by Sam Houston State played a big role as North Dakota State earned their second consecutive NCAA Division I Football Championship with a 39-13 victory over the Bearkats at FC Dallas Stadium Saturday…

  • Sam Houston State - Line Up and Play

    Line Up and Play

    If there is one group the Sam Houston State football team knows it can rely on by now, it’s the interchangeable offensive line.

    The Bearkats have All-Southland Conference performers all over the field, up to 21 honorees. But the sustainability on the O-line, which includes four of those all-conference selections, was highlighted in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinal round against Eastern Washington, when the Bearkats punched their ticket to Saturday’s championship game against defending champion North Dakota State…

  • Hopson Has Been Leader for Offensive Line

    Hopson Has Been Leader for Offensive Line

    On a 2012 Sam Houston State football team where 34 players have combined to post an amazing total of 696 starts, the student-athlete with the highest career total is offensive tackle Kaleb Hopson.

    While 15 offensive and defensive Bearkats each have 20 or more career starts, the fifth-year senior from Early, Texas, heads the list after his 48th career starting assignment in the Kats’ 45-42 semifinals victory at Eastern Washington that put SHSU into the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game for the second year in a row…

  • Bearkats Focused On Frisco

    Bearkats Focused On Frisco

    Bearkat fans agree that Sam Houston’s 2011 14-0 run to the NCAA Division I Football National Championship game was incredible.

    But few can argue that the 2012 team’s road back to Frisco for a rematch with defending national champion and No. 1 North Dakota State is even more amazing…

  • Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense (Courtesy David Barfield)

    Lineman Anchor a Balanced Offense

    Considering his name rarely shows up in a box score, it is easy to understand why Sam Houston State offensive lineman Chris Rogers would have little obsession with numbers on a stat sheet.

    The Bearkats’ starting center, however, became enamored with one number nearly a month ago – zero…

  • Timothy Flanders Focused on Frisco (Courtesy of DJ Shafer)

    Kats Focused on Frisco

    Bearkat fans agree that Sam Houston’s 2011 14-0 run to the NCAA Division I Football National Championship game was incredible.

    But few can argue that the 2012 team’s road back to Frisco for a rematch with defending national champion and No. 1 North Dakota State is even more amazing…

  • Sam Houston 45 Eastern Washington 42 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Hold on to Win Over Eastern Washington

    The Bearkats left no doubt that they deserved to play for another national championship. Sam Houston fought off a furious comeback attempt by Eastern Washington and did just enough to come away with a thrilling 45-42 victory over the second-seeded Eagles on Saturday in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…