With the regular season behind them, the Sam Houston State Bearkats now have a blueprint route for a return to Frisco as they were named the No. 6 seed in the FCS Playoffs on Sunday.
Fourth-ranked Sam Houston State learns its FCS Playoffs journey on Sunday. On Saturday, it reached the 10-win mark with another statement victory.
The No. 4 Bearkats take on the HBU Huskies on Saturday at Bowers Stadium and Bearkat Athletics has a one-stop shop for all of your gameday questions from tailgating to tickets and concessions to promotions.
With the FCS Playoffs looming, the No. 4 Sam Houston State Bearkats have one final chance to impress the committee and solidify a potential opening-round bye in its regular season finale on Saturday afternoon against Houston Baptist.
The Bearkats squandered a 24-0 first quarter lead and needed some late-game dramatics to pull off a 44-35 win at Abilene Christian on Saturday at Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium.
The 2017 regular season continues to wind down and the Sam Houston State Bearkats will look to continue priming for a playoff run on Saturday when they travel to Abilene Christian to take on the Wildcats.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats continued to dominate the Southland Conference's weekly awards on Monday as quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe was named the league's offensive player of the week for the second time this year in an announcement by league officials.
The Bearkats trounced Incarnate Word, 57-20, producing 31 first downs offensively while the defense was relentless, limiting the Cardinals to 0.8 yards per rush in the team's 17th-straight victory at Bowers Stadium. The game, presented by Villas on Sycamore, was dominated in all three phases by the Kats.
The initial rankings for this season were released Thursday night with the Bearkats (7-1, 5-1 Southland) ranked No. 6.
Following a crucial road win last weekend Louisiana, the No. 5 Sam Houston State Bearkats will be back at Bowers Stadium on Saturday to host UIW in a game presented by Villas on Sycamore.
The Sam Houston State athletic department announced plans on Sunday for a salute to the 936 area code with a flash sale on that includes special ticket prices for the November 4 game vs UIW at Bowers Stadium.
For one of the nation's top passing offenses, it was the running game and firm defensive play in the second half that helped the No. 5 Sam Houston State Bearkats snap Southeastern Louisiana's five-game win streak, 33-23, on Saturday night at Strawberry Stadium.