Football - Archives 2016

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Swimberghe, Giddens Named Academic All-SLC
Football 01/09/2017

The Sam Houston State Bearkats landed a pair of student-athletes on the Southland Conference All-Academic Team in senior Luc Swimberghe and sophomore P.J. Giddens as announced by league officials on Monday.

Play Briscoe Claims 2016 Walter Payton Award
Football 01/06/2017

Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe became the first Bearkat to claim the Walter Payton Award after claiming the honor on Friday at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet.

STATS FCS Banquet Set For Friday
Football 01/05/2017

After a historical 2016 season for Sam Houston State football, the 2017 calendar year could be starting off on a historical note of its own for the Bearkats going into Friday evening's STATS FCS Awards Banquet.

Four More Kats Named HERO Sports All-American
Football 12/31/2016

After announcing the freshman and sophomore all-America squads earlier in the week, HERO Sports revealed its three all-America teams on Friday with four more Sam Houston State Bearkats earning spots on the squad.

Davis, Johnson Earn HERO Sports Honors
Football 12/29/2016

Following Nathan Stewart's naming to the HERO Sports Freshman All-America team, teammates Davion Davis and Justin Johnson were each named to HERO Sports Sophomore All-America team on Thursday.

Stewart Named HERO Freshman All-American
Football 12/28/2016

Sam Houston State Bearkat wide receiver Nathan Stewart hauled in a postseason honor on Wednesday when he was named to the HERO Sports Freshman All-America team.

Kats Hauling In All-America Honors
Football 12/15/2016

After a 12-1 season and holding the No. 1 ranking in the nation for the final six weeks of the regular season, the Sam Houston State Bearkats are raking in the postseason awards with three players having been named to All-America teams.

Kats Season Ends In FCS Quarterfinals
Football 12/09/2016

The James Madison Dukes scored 42 points in the opening half and put an end to a historic Bearkat season with a 65-7 win over Sam Houston State on Friday in the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Sam Set For Quarterfinals At JMU
Football 12/08/2016

With a berth in its third consecutive national semifinals appearance on the line, the Sam Houston State Bearkats will get their biggest test of the season when it goes on the road to take on James Madison on Friday night at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Keeler Claims Eddie Robinson Award
Football 12/07/2016

Sam Houston State head coach K.C. Keeler has been named the winner of the 2016 STATS FCS Eddie Robinson Award, given to the top coach in the FCS, per an announcement by STATS on Wednesday.

By the numbers: Kats Hold On Over Mocs
Football 12/04/2016

Each week this season, we'll take a look at the numbers you need to know following Sam Houston State football's most recent matchup. On Saturday, top-ranked Sam Houston State advanced to the quarterfinals of the FCS Playoffs with a 41-36 win over Chattanooga.

Kats, James Madison to play Friday on ESPN2
Football 12/03/2016

Sam Houston State will take on James Madison in the FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals from Harrisonburg, Va., on Friday at 6 p.m. CT, the NCAA announced on Saturday night.