The Sam Houston State Bearkats will have a chance to rebound in a big way from its first conference loss of the season on Saturday when it welcomes No. 9 Nicholls to Bowers Stadium.
On a day when offense was at a premium, Lamar came up with a turnover in triple overtime to upset No. 25 Sam Houston State 20-17 Saturday at Bowers Stadium.
The No. 25 Sam Houston State Bearkats will look to remain unbeaten in the Southland Conference on Saturday when it plays host to Lamar at Bowers Stadium.
Since 1923, football teams from Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State University meet on the field every season in what has become one of the oldest continuous rivalries – the Battle of the Piney Woods.
After a huge game on Saturday at the Battle of the Piney Woods, Sam Houston State senior linebacker Royce See has been named not only the Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week, but the STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week, per releases by each outlet on Monday.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats needed all four quarters, but got in the end zone twice late in the fourth quarter to win for the ninth straight time, 31-20, over Stephen F. Austin in the 94th Battle of the Piney Woods at NRG Stadium.
One of the oldest college football rivalries in all of Texas will be renewed for the 94th time on Saturday when Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin square off in the Battle of the Piney Woods, presented by H-E-B, at NRG Stadium.
The Bearkats never led in the first half, but scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter and held McNeese to just 111 yards of total offense in the second half to come away with a win in the first meeting between the teams since a 56-43 shootout in 2016.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats will make their first trek to Lake Charles since 2015 on Saturday when they try to move to 2-0 in Southland Conference play against the McNeese Cowboys at Cowboy Stadium.
The Sam Houston State football announced on Tuesday the addition of multiple games to its future schedules, including games against Texas A&M in 2022 and Rice in 2024.
Sam Houston State quarterback Eric Schmid broke onto the scene in a loud way on Saturday in a win over UIW, and on Monday he was named the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, per a release from league officials.
The Bearkats hit the ground running with an explosive first half and never looked back on the way to a 45-6 victory over Incarnate Word in the Southland Conference opener Saturday at Bowers Stadium.