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…
Tim Flanders, running back from Sam Houston State, was named as NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision “Offensive Player of the Year” and joined wide receiver Richard Sincere, offensive lineman Travis Watson and safety Darnell Taylor as members of the 2011 College Sporting News “Fabulous 50″ FCA All-America Team.
Richard Sincere scored three touchdowns and Tim Flanders tallied two to lead Sam Houston to a 43-17 victory over Northwestern State Saturday afternoon at Bowers Stadium.
The victory runs the No. 3 ranked Bearkats’ season record to 10-0 and earned Sam Houston its first ever undisputed Southland Conference football championship.
Flanders rushed 20 times for 145 yards including a 15 yard touchdown. Sincere gained 75 yards on 11 carries and earned 102 yards on three catches.