Articles Tagged “FCS”

  • Sam Houston State Bearkats (SHSU) Take the Field at the 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan. 7, 2012 (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Impressive Records for 2011 Season

    The Sam Houston State Bearkat football team set 26 school records during their march to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game.

    The list of school records marks one more indication of what an outstanding season the 2001 campaign was for the Bearkat football program.

    During the 14-1 season, Sam Houston earned it highest Football Championship Subdivision ranking ever, standing No. 1 in the FCS poll from November 20 to January 9…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Head Coach Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Kats’ Coach Willie Fritz Receives Top FCS Coaching Honor

    Sam Houston State University’s Willie Fritz has been named as the American Football Coaches Association 2012 Football Championship Subdivision “Coach of the Year.”

    Fritz was one of five outstanding coaches honored today at the 2012 AFCA convention in San Antonio…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Quarterback Brian Bell - NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX - Jan. 7, 2012

    Sam Houston Lands No. 2 in Final Poll of the 2011 Season

    Sam Houston State University stands No. 2 in the final Sports Network NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision poll of the 2011 season.

    The No. 2 finish stands as the Bearkat football program’s highest final FCS national poll standing in SHSU’s 24 years of competition at the NCAA Division I football level…

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

    It Was A Very Good Year

    As the disappointment of Saturday’s 17-6 loss to an outstanding North Dakota State team in the NCAA Division I National Championship final wears off, Bearkat players and fans can look back on the 2011 football season and realize it was a very good year.

    In fact, it is remarkable all the things the Kats were able to accomplish with such a young squad…

  • SHSU Bearkats Team Photo - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship - Pizza Hut Park - Frisco, TX

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    Bearkats Prepare for National Title Game in Frisco

    Courtesy KBTX The Sam Houston State football team is in Frisco for Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivsion National Championship game against North Dakota State. The Bearkats were at Pizza Hut Park Thursday morning taking a team…

  • SHSU Bearkat Football (Courtesy Brian Blalock / SHSU / GoBearkats.com)

    Looking to Buck a Trend

    It’s no secret that in the Football Bowl Subdivision, where just one postseason game has bearing on determining a national champion, teams from the South, specifically the Deep South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina) along with Texas and Florida, have been in command of college football…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Head Coach Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    American Football Monthly Honors Willie Fritz

    Sam Houston State head football coach Willie Fritz has been named as NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Coach of the Year for 2011 by American Football Monthly, the nation’s leading publication for football coaches…

  • North Dakota (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Kats to Take on North Dakota

    The number one and two seeds will meet head on in the NCAA Division I Football Championship game Saturday, Jan. 7, at 12 noon in Pizza Hut Park in Frisco.

    No. 2 seed North Dakota State rolled to a 35-7 victory over No. 3 seed Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in the Fargodome.

    No. 1 seed Sam Houston defeated No. 4 Montana 31-28 Friday night in Huntsville…

  • SHSU Football - Willie Fritz (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Willie Fritz Receives AFCA Honor

    The American Football Coaches Association has named Willie Fritz one of five FCS regional coaches of the year.

    Fritz, in his second season as the head football coach for Sam Houston State, has guided the Bearkats to a 12-0 season so far and the No. 1 ranking in the Football Championship Subdivision…

  • SHSU Football vs SFA (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    Getting Ready for the Seawolves

    At long last, it’s all set. Finally, the Bearkats know who they’ll be playing in next weekend’s FCS playoff game.

    While Stony Brook and Albany duked it out in a fight to the finish on Saturday afternoon, Sam Houston’s players and coaches sat at home eagerly studying the game online knowing that they would face the winner next weekend at Bowers Stadium…