Articles Tagged “Sam Houston State”

  • SHSU Football 023 (Courtesy Brian Blalock - Game Day Photos on Facebook)

    Breaking Down The Bearkats

    Head football coaches in the Southland Conference are not allowed to pick their own team in the preseason poll, so this past summer the coach of the defending champion relied on what he noticed late last season.

    It’s one thing to break down what the Bearkats do, but it’s another to try to stop them…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Center Travis Watson (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats’ Center Earns NCAA FCS Academic Honor

    Travis Watson of Sam Houston State, who earned first team All-Southland Conference honors this year as the starting center for the 14-0 Bearkat football team, has been named as one of 58 student-athletes to be listed on the 14th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star Team…

  • SHSU Bearkats Taylor Twins (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Taylor Twins Double Trouble

    Sam Houston State safety Darnell Taylor stands ready to slow down North Dakota State’s offense when he steps onto the field for Saturday’s Football Championship Subdivision title game in Frisco.
    Taylor’s twin brother, Darius, won’t be far away. That usually means double trouble…

  • 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship

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    Coaches Talk Championship

    North Dakota State head coach Craig Bohl and Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz talk about the excitement of preparing their teams to play for the NCAA Division I National Title on Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas.

    The #1 ranked, undefeated Bearkats will take on the #2 Bison, and we’ll be bringing you all of the action live from Pizza Hut Park in Frisco. You can listen here online for the play-by-play, or tune in to 101.7FM as we bring you the action straight to your radio as the Flagship Station of the Bearkat Sports Network.

  • SHSU Bearkat Practice (Courtesy DJ Shafer / Game Day Photos on Facebook)

    Bearkat in Title Fight

    As the Sam Houston State football team prepared for their Jan. 7 NCAA Division I National Championship Game, the squad received a visit from another Bearkat looking to earn a title the same weekend.

    Alfonso Lopez is fighting Dyah Davis for a super middleweight championship at Mallory Square in Key West, Florida, Friday night, Jan. 6. The boxing match will be televised by ESPN…

  • SHSU Bearkats' Quarterback Chris Bell (Courtesy DJ Shafer / GoBearkats.com)

    Bell Says ‘Kats Ready for the Big Game

    Sam Houston State quarterback Brian Bell believes the long break between the Bearkats’ semifinal victory over Montana Dec. 16 and the NCAA Division I National Championship game Jan. 7 has been beneficial for him and his teammates…

  • Tim Flanders (Courtesy GoBearkats.com-DJ Shafer)

    Record Breaker Tim Flanders

    Tim Flanders, Sam Houston State’s sensational sophomore running back from Midwest City, Oklahoma, has earned plenty of post-season attention in the Bearkats’ drive to the NCAA Division I National Championship Game…

  • Sam Houston State University Bearkats

    Official Bearkat Merchandise Guide

    Sam Houston State University and The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), a division of IMG College and the University’s exclusive licensing agent, would like to remind Bearkat fans who are gearing up for the National Championship game in Frisco, Texas to look for the “Officially Licensed Collegiate Product” label when purchasing Sam Houston State merchandise…

  • NCAA Title w/ SHSU Helmet - 2012 NCAA Division I National Championship

    FCS Championship Game Sells Out, is Playoff Format Working?

    Sam Houston State and North Dakota State did not rely on rankings, coach’s polls or computer data to reach the NCAA Division I Football Championship. They earned their spots in the Jan. 7 contest by advancing in the playoffs.

    Either the Bearkats or Bison will walk off the field at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco as the national champion. No debate.

    “It is survival of the fittest,” Sam Houston State coach Willie Fritz said Wednesday. “You’ve got to be mentally tough and you’ve got to be physically tough to advance and keep playing.”

  • SHSU Men's Basketball vs Northern Arizona (Courtesy GoBearkats.com)

    Kats Top Northern Arizona (73-49)

    Konner Tucker scored 25 points to lead Sam Houston State to a 73-49 non-conference victory over Northern Arizona Tuesday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

    Tucker went 9-of-16 from the field including six three-point baskets. Steven Werner and Demarcus Gatlin also scored in double figures with 19 and 10 points, respectively…