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Nationally ranked tight end expected to return for another season

Nationally ranked tight end expected to return for another season

Sean Anchondo

November 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest, Sports, Sports - featured

Nationally ranked tight end Keenen Brown plans on returning to Texas State next year for his final season. Heading into the end of the season, Brown has put up serious numbers and is being talked about as one of the best tight end players in the country. As of Nov. 5, CBS Sports ranked Brown as the...

#FireTeis takes flight during homecoming game

#FireTeis takes flight during homecoming game

Andrew Zimmel

October 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest, Sports, Sports - featured

Following multiple losing football seasons, Texas State students, alumni and fans took to crowdsourcing to call for the firing of Athletic Director Larry Teis. A GoFundMe was set up Sept. 26 to get a banner flown over Bobcat Stadium an hour before the Oct. 27 homecoming game between the Bobcats and...

Coach Withers calls new plays and shifts team culture

Coach Withers calls new plays and shifts team culture

Sean Anchondo

October 19, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

In the past three years, Texas State football has undergone a cultural overhaul with Head Coach Everett Withers at the helm. Prior to Withers' first game in 2016, around 30 players were dismissed or left the team. In picking up the pieces, Withers rebuilt the program's culture by infusing his own...

Coach Withers after two-point loss against Eagles: “Life’s not fun if you’re not winning”

Coach Withers after two-point loss against Eagles: “Life’s not fun if you’re not winning”

Jakob Rodriguez

October 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

As the clock ticked down the final moments of the ESPN U-broadcasted game, the down-by-two Bobcat football team failed a critical two-point conversion against the Georgia Southern Eagles, ultimately costing the conference-winless team another game. The Bobcats lost the Thursday, Oct. 11 game 15-13...

Coaches scratch heads after Saturday loss against ULL

Coaches scratch heads after Saturday loss against ULL

Jakob Rodriguez

October 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Bobcats fell Saturday to the Louisiana Lafayette Rajun' Cajuns 42-27, knocking the team's record to 1-4. The Cajuns' offensive attack is built on the shoulders of running backs Elijah Mitchell and Trey Ragas, who ended the day with a combined 291 yards and four scores. The loss is the third straight...

Bobcats fall short 21-25 as Road Runners defend Alamodome

Bobcats fall short 21-25 as Road Runners defend Alamodome

Jakob Rodriguez

September 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Texas State football fell four points short Sept. 22 against the University of Texas at San Antonio Road Runners during the H-E-B I-35 rivalry game at the Alamodome. A punt from UTSA's Yanni Routsas pinned Texas State down to its own two-yard line late in the fourth. Texas State's decision to run...

Football player’s dream of a lifetime

Football player’s dream of a lifetime

Region Kinden

April 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Football can take people many places, and one former Bobcat player hopes that place is in the pros. Stephan Johnson, concrete industry management senior, played four years as a safety on the defense for the Texas State football team. He explained what it meant to him to be able to have a March 26...

A sport club’s ambition

A sport club’s ambition

Region Kinden

April 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

As most collegiate football teams prepare in the spring for the upcoming fall, a Texas State club is currently in season. The San Marcos Bobcats club football team is an organization within the university. The team was established in 2012 by co-founders Marco Regalado and Taylor Wild, and was the...

Football program builds team with 22 new signees

Football program builds team with 22 new signees

Region Kinden

February 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The football team signed a total of 22 new players during the national signing period. Everett Withers, head football coach, said he is not yet finished with recruiting, and that there are athletes who may be signed by the next season. The Bobcats ended last season losing eight out of 10 games. The...

Football signs 23 new players at National Signing Day

Football signs 23 new players at National Signing Day

Region Kinden

February 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

National Signing Day is a huge day for many high school athletes all over the country. It is a day where athletes commit to play a sport at the collegiate level, and the athlete will receive a full or partial scholarship to the university that they sign. For the Texas State football team, it grabbed...

Texas State ends season with 62-9 loss against Troy

Texas State ends season with 62-9 loss against Troy

Melea Polk

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports - featured

The Bobcats ended their 2017 football season after a 62-9 loss to the Troy Trojans Nov. 24 at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama. Texas State closed out their season with a 2-10 season record for the second straight season under head coach Everett Withers. The Trojans took an early...

Texas State falls 30-12 to Arkansas State

Texas State falls 30-12 to Arkansas State

Melea Polk

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Texas State football team came up short 30-12 to the Arkansas State Red Wolves Nov. 18 at the Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The Bobcats fell to 2-9 on the season and 1-6 in the Sun Belt Conference. Texas State reached the scoreboard first with a five-yard run touchdown by...

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