Football - Archives 2016

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Kats To Open Playoffs Against Mocs
Football 12/01/2016

Following a first-round bye, the No. 1-ranked Sam Houston State Bearkats are set to kick off their playoff push when they host Chattanooga in the second round of the FCS Playoffs on Saturday at Bowers Stadium.

Hall Named Buck Buchanan Award Finalist
Football 11/30/2016

Sam Houston State Bearkat defensive end P.J. Hall has been named one of three finalists for the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award, per an announcement from STATS on Wednesday.

Briscoe Named Walter Payton Award Finalist
Football 11/29/2016

Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named one of three finalists for the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award, per an announcement from STATS on Tuesday afternoon.

Coaching Staff Gives Back On Bye Week
Football 11/24/2016

The Sam Houston State Bearkat coaching staff took advantage of its first-round playoff bye, giving back to the Huntsville community by spending time volunteering at the Good Shepard Mission.

Kats Boast Strong Choices For National Honors
Football 11/23/2016

A national panel of voters began to select the STATS FCS legacy awards, which honor the players and coaches of the year, on Monday with each of the four awards including one Sam Houston State Bearkat on the watch list.

Kats Dominate Southland Postseason Awards
Football 11/22/2016

On the heels of a perfect regular season and their seventh Southland Conference title, Sam Houston State had 20 players earn all-Southland conference honors on Tuesday in an announcement from the league office.

Briscoe Named Southland Player Of The Week
Football 11/21/2016

Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the Southland Conference's Offensive Player of the Week according to an announcement from league officials on Monday morning.

Kats No. 5 playoff seed, tops in STATS FCS
Football 11/20/2016

Sam Houston maintained its top ranking in the STATS FCS poll on Sunday following its blowout win of No. 11 Central Arkansas and was selected as the No. 5 seed by the FCS Playoffs committee.

Southland Champs! Kats rout UCA, 59-23
Football 11/19/2016

Sam Houston forced five Central Arkansas turnovers and rode a record-setting performance from quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe to capture the program's seventh Southland Conference championship.

SHSU To Honor 1985 & 1986 Squads On Saturday
Football 11/17/2016

During first and second quarter breaks of Saturday's game against Central Arkansas, Sam Houston State will honor the 1985 and 1986 Bearkat football squads at midfield.

SLC Title On The Line On Saturday At Bowers
Football 11/17/2016

It will be winner-take-all for the Southland Conference title on Saturday when the No. 1 Sam Houston State Bearkats look to complete a perfect regular season and capture their seventh league title against No. 11 Central Arkansas on Bowers Stadium.

Playoff tickets, Letterwinners Day info
Football 11/16/2016

In anticipation of Sam Houston State football advancing to the FCS Playoffs and hosting,, season ticket holders and active Bearkat Champion donors may now request FCS Playoff Series Packages.