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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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….
No doubt, it was one for the ages and a game that will be remembered for a long time.
After struggling early against the Stephen F. Austin defense, the Bearkats opened up the playbook and began to have their way in the passing game. They nearly scored at will throughout the second and third quarters Saturday…