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Broncos sign linebacker Darnell Sankey and waive long snapper Nathan Theus

Broncos bolster their linebacker depth prior to the start of camp. According to the Denver Broncos, they have signed rookie linebacker Darnell Sankey and have waived rookie long snapper, Nathan Theus. #Broncos make a roster move.https://t.co/h16zqTv7lI pic.twitter.com/6XKS3KJrsj — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) July 26, 2016 Sankey is a 6'2", 250lb linebacker who figures...
Via Mile High Report
1 day ago

Broncos add a linebacker, go with one long snapper

The Broncos made a roster move Tuesday, signing undrafted rookie linebacker Darnell Sankey and waiving rookie long snapper Nathan Theus. Sankey was a four-year contributor at Sacramento State and was a first-team All-Big Sky pick last fall. Theus was a four-year long snapper at Georgia and signed with the Broncos after this year’s draft. The…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Broncos sign LB Darnell Sankey; waive LS Nathan Theus

With training camp just days away, the Broncos made a roster move to add depth to their inside linebacker core signing former Sacramento State linebacker Darnell Sankey. They waived long snapper Nathan Theus in a corresponding move. Sankey, 6-foot-2, 250 pounds, led the Big Sky Conference and second in the FCS with 153 tackles last season. He also had nine tackles for loss and...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Sacramento State, Fresno State extend series

(STATS) - Set to play Fresno State for the first time this season, Sacramento State has added games against the Bulldogs in 2019 and 2022. Sacramento State has a Sept. 10 game in Fresno. The Hornets also will play games on Sept. 21, 2019, and Sept. 3, 2022, at Bulldog Stadium. A year ago, Sacramento State finished 2-9 overall and 1-7 in the Big Sky Conference, while Fresno State...
Via FOX Sports
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State tops the Bobcats 79-75 in Big Sky 1st round

RENO, Nevada (AP) Justin Strings scored 25 points and made four 3-pointers to help No. 10 seed Sacramento State beat seventh-seeded Montana State 79-75 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big Sky tournament. Strings hit a key 3-pointer with 1:54 left to give the Hornets a 72-66 lead. He also made two free throws at the 29-second mark for an eight-point lead. Nick Hornsby...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State cruises to rout of Lumberjacks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Marcus Graves had 10 points and five assists and Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 64-51 on Saturday night. The Hornets (13-16, 6-12) are the No. 10 seed and face seventh-seeded Montana State, and Northern Arizona (5-24, 3-15) is the 11th seed and plays No. 6 seed Eastern Washington on Tuesday in the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Justin Strings had 13...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Hornsby leads Sacramento St. over S. Utah 69-63 in OT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Nick Hornsby stole the ball and drove for a layup and Cody Demps and Marcus Graves made four late free throws in overtime to secure Sacramento State's a 69-63 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night. Hornsby, who had three steals, was 6 of 11 from the floor for 16 points. Justin Strings had 14 points and nine rebounds and Demps added 13 points for Sacramento...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Hooker, North Dakota roll past Sacramento State 97-71

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Quinton Hooker sank a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 34 points to lead North Dakota past Sacramento State for a 97-71 win Saturday. Hooker finished 11 of 12 from the field and went 7 for 8 from the line to record his second game in a row with more than 30 points. Drick Bernstine added 12 points for North Dakota (15-12, 9-6 Big Sky) and Dustin Hobaugh...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado holds off Sacramento State 72-67

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Jeremy Verhagen and Jordan Wilson drilled two straight 3-pointers in the final 80 seconds to give North Colorado just enough cushion to take a 72-67 win over Sacramento State on Thursday night. Trailing 63-62, Verhagen hit a trey to take a 65-63 lead. Wilson nailed his with 39 seconds left and the Bears made four free throws down the stretch to secure the victory...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State rallies to beat Idaho 68-65

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Justin Strings scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made three assists to help Sacramento State rally to beat Idaho 68-65 on Saturday night to sweep the season series against the Vandals. Cody Demps scored 18 points, Dreon Bartlett scored 12 off the bench and the Hornets (11-14, 4-10 Big Sky) shot 56.8 percent in the second half in ending a four...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Eastern Washington holds on to top Sacramento State, 93-88

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) National Player of the Week Austin McBroom scored 22 points and Eastern Washington held off a furious late rally to extend its Big Sky-best seven-game win streak with a 93-88 win over Sacramento State Thursday night. McBroom struggled from the field, hitting just 3 of 13 field goal attempts and 3 of 10 from beyond the arc. But he was 13 of 18 from the free...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Idaho State holds on to beat Sacramento State 66-64

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Kyle Ingram and Gary Chivichyan made two layups in the final 70 seconds to thwart Sacramento State's comeback bid as Idaho State held on for a 66-64 win on Saturday night. Sacramento State's Cody Demps drilled a 3-pointer with three seconds left and missed a three-quarter court heave as time expired. Ethan Telfair led Idaho State (13-11, 8-4 Big Sky) with...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Montana State holds off Sacramento State 79-76

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Tyler Hall scored 25 points with five 3-pointers and Montana State held off Sacramento State 79-76 on Saturday night to end a two-game skid. Marcus Colbert scored 16, Zach Green added 14 points and the Bobcats (10-13, 5-6) never trailed in outrebounding the Hornets 47-39. Quinton Everett grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds and Montana State scored 20 second...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State slips past Montana with late rally 83-79

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Marcus Graves and Jiday Ugbaja scored 18 points each to lead Sacramento State in a second half rally to edge Montana 83-79 on Thursday night. Sacramento State (10-10, 3-6 Big Sky) trailed by as much as 20 in the first half but chipped steadily away at the deficit after the break. Graves' jumper late in the second half sparked the rally and put the Hornets...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

50 stops to Super Bowl 50

Every year since Super Bowl XL, I have used this blog for my "Stops To Super Bowl" list.  Every year, I create a list of smart, dumb, inane and chat worthy items for you to use in any banter leading up to and during the Super Bowl.This year, it is 50 Stops to Super Bowl 50 and I'm back with some more (and some of the same) little items for you about the upcoming big game.#50-NO...
Via Sportz Assassin
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State sets women's record for made 3-pointers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Brianna Burgos scored 32 points, a career high, and Sacramento State broke an NCAA women's record for 3-pointers made in a game, hitting 25 of 55 attempts, in a 126-78 rout of Portland State on Saturday. Earlier this season the Hornets set the NCAA record for attempts with 80 - 20 made - in a 117-99 loss to California. The previous record for makes was 22 on...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Sacramento State charges back to beat Idaho State 82-71

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Nick Hornsby and Justin Strings combined for 26 points and 21 rebounds to help lead Sacramento State to an 82-71 victory over Idaho State Thursday night. Dreon Barlett led the Hornets with 18 points, Hornsby had 14 and 10 boards and Strings added 12 points with 11 rebounds. Sacramento State (8-7, 1-3 Big Sky) claimed its first conference win after losing...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Lopez leads Montana to 77-58 win over Sacramento State

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Jack Lopez had a career-high 21 points as Montana had a strong second half to dominate Sacramento State 77-58 in Big Sky Conference action on Saturday night. Lopez, who scored 15 in the second half, nailed 5 of 8 from beyond the arc and made 8 of 12 field goal attempts. Walter Wright made three from long range for 16 points and dished out a career-high 12...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Stuteville leads Sacramento State by Pacific Union 78-49

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Eric Stuteville had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead Sacramento State to a 78-49 win over NAIA's Pacific Union Monday night. Stuteville made 6 of 9 field goals. Dreon Barlett hit 3 of 6 from long range for 13 points and Justin Strings added 12 points and seven rebounds. Sacramento State (7-4) jumped out to an early lead and never trailed...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 19 UCLA women raced to 109-76 win over Sacramento State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Nirra Fields scored 22 points, Monique Billings added 20 and No. 19 raced to a 109-76 win over Sacramento State on Friday night. Jordin Canada added 16 points for the Bruins (7-2), who played the Hornets (2-6) for the first time. They play at No. 21 California on Monday to open Pac-12 play. Fields and Billings combined to go 15 of 21 as the Bruins shot...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Shake Up Practice Squad, Add Receiver DeAndre Carter, Cut Two

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots spent Tuesday adjusting their 10-man practice squad. The Patriots signed receiver DeAndre Carter and running back Montee Ball and cut wideout Austin Hill and defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles. They have a spot on their 53-man roster after placing defensive tackle Dominique Easley on injured reserve. The Patriots signed Hill and Quarles to...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor, Wintering lead Portland past Sacramento State 81-73

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Gabe Taylor and Alec Wintering scored 17 points apiece to help Portland beat Sacramento State 81-73 Saturday night. Wintering made 11 of 16 free throws and finished with five rebounds and six assists. D'Marques Tyson added 13 points for Portland (5-6). Taylor made 7 of 12 field goals. Five different Pilots scored during a 14-3 run that extended to Portland...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Sacramento State holds off Incarnate Word 73-70

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Justin Strings scored a career-high 23 points and Sacramento State beat Incarnate Word 73-70 on Monday. Strings' 3-pointer with 3:27 left put the Hornets up by five. Incarnate Word's Mitchell Badillo answered with a 3, but the Cardinals then went scoreless until Shawn Johnson's 3-pointer with one second left, going 0 for 5 - all on 3-point attempts - over...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Records fall as No. 18 Cal women beat Sacramento St. 117-99

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Kristine Anigwe scored a career-high 43 points, No. 18 California set a school scoring record in a 117-99 victory over Sacramento State on Sunday, and the losing Hornets broke their own NCAA mark for 3-point attempts with 79. The Bears (6-2) broke their scoring record of 115 points set against Southern California in March 1989. They shot 69.3 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Graves scores 19, leads Sacramento State past Pacific, 79-71

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Marcus Graves scored 19 points, Cody Demps added 17 and Sacramento held off Pacific, 79-71 Sunday night in the second day of the Sacramento State Invitational. The game was the first meeting between the schools since 2009. The Hornets (5-1) bounced back after losing their first game of the season, falling to South Dakota, 96-90 in the opening game of the...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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