The Sam Houston State Bearkats will begin their playoff push on Saturday when they host the South Dakota Coyotes at Bowers Stadium in the second round of the 2017 FCS Playoffs.
Junior wide receiver Davion Davis was named the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Year, headlining 10 players who earned all-Southland Conference honors in an announcement from league officials on Tuesday afternoon.
Jeremiah Briscoe has been named a finalist for the Walter Payton Award for the second straight year, after winning the award last year. P.J. Hall is a three-time finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award.
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.