With the upcoming 2017-18 athletic season nearing its start, Bearkat Athletics will take a look back at the 2016-17 season throughout the summer months, highlighting the best of the past year.
With the 2017 football season right around the corner, preseason accolades have already begun to come in for the Sam Houston State Bearkats as quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe and defensive lineman P.J. Hall were each named to the Athlon Sports FCS Preseason All-America team on Wednesday.
The Sam Houston State Bearkat defensive line is making the most of their summer, recently taking part in the TDCJ Life Decisions Program where they met with offenders who shared their stories in an effort to help educate the student-athletes on the importance and consequences of the choices they make.
With the kickoff to the 2017 Sam Houston State football season less than three months away, tickets have now gone on sale to the general public for the Battle of the Piney Woods at NRG Stadium.
ESPN announced on Wednesday that the home game with Richmond will be moved to Sunday night, Aug. 27 and will be televised on ESPNU at 6 p.m. The game was originally schedule for Aug. 31.
Sam Houston State head football coach K.C. Keeler announced on Wednesday that Siddiq Haynes has been promoted to an assistant coaching position where he will focus primarily with the Bearkats' defensive tackles
Practice has not been the only thing the Sam Houston State Bearkats football team has been up to this spring as they have also taken the time to continue to engage and serve the Huntsville community.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats put on a show both offensively and defensively, but the defense pulled out a 58-57 win with a modified scoring system at the annual Orange-Whit Scrimmage on Friday night at Bowers Stadium.
A successful spring camp will hit its peak on Friday when the Sam Houston State Bearkats take the field for its annual Orange-White Scrimmage. The action is set to begin at 7 p.m. at Bowers Stadium.
With the 92nd Battle of the Piney Woods set for Saturday, October 7 at NRG Stadium in Houston, fans now have the opportunity to renew their same seat location and pricing from 2016.