TEXAS STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gant's career high helps Texas St. top Appalachian St. 69-68

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Emani Gant scored a career-high 26 points - including the game-clinching free throws - and hauled down 12 rebounds as Texas State escaped a close game with Appalachian State 69-68 on Thursday night, breaking a five-game skid. The 6-foot-8 senior shot 10-for-16 from the floor and was a perfect 6-for-6 at the foul line, including a crucial pair that staked...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Naylor, Texas State beat Arkansas State 78-68

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Cameron Naylor scored a career-high 20 points and had nine rebounds and Texas State beat Arkansas State 78-68 on Saturday. Kavin Gilder-Tilbury added 17 points and Ethan Montalvo made four of his five 3-pointers in the second half to finish with 15 for the Bobcats (9-7, 3-4 Sun Belt), who hit 9 of 15 3-pointers and led from the outset. Sean Gardner scored...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas State hires James Madison’s Everett Withers as new HC

The Texas State Bobcats have had some success since moving up to the FBS in 2012. The team has gone 33-37 with a 6-6 season in 2013 and a 7-5 season in 2014. However, the team went 3-9 in 2015 and missed their chance to get to a bowl game. Head coach Dennis Franchione announced his retirement just a few weeks ago and the Bobcats have now found their replacement. The team announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Autopsy ordered in death of Texas State defensive end

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Officials say Texas State defensive end Will Trevillion has died. He was 20. Hays County Justice of the Peace Beth Smith said Thursday that an autopsy has been ordered in the death of the redshirt sophomore. Smith said Trevillion died at a hospital on Wednesday after being transported from his home near Austin. Smith said no foul play was suspected. Trevillion...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State lineman Will Trevillion passes away at age 20

There is some sad news to report today in the college football world. Late Wednesday night, Texas State sophomore lineman Will Trevillion passed away at the age of 20. While there has been no official cause of death, KXAN News is reporting their outlet “learned that [Trevillion] had a medical procedure a few months ago after having trouble breathing.” An autopsy has been ordered...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State hires JMU's Everett Withers as new coach

James Madison head coach Everett Withers has accepted the head coaching job at Texas State. An announcement is expected Thursday afternoon.The 52-year-old Withers is 19-7 in two seasons at JMU. He also spent one season as the interim head coach at UNC, where the Tar Heels went 7-6. He replaces Dennis Franchione, who retired last month.Withers, a former University of Texas assistant...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State hires James Madison's Withers as head coach

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Texas State has hired Everett Withers as its football coach after he spent the last two seasons at James Madison. Withers was 19-7 at James Madison with an FCS playoff appearance this season. James Madison received a first-round bye and lost to Colgate 44-38 in the second round. He replaces Dennis Franchione, who retired last month after going 39-43 in...
Via Associated Press
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Rhoads a finalist for the Texas State job

Former Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads is looking to get back into the coaching ranks. Rhoads is considered a finalist to take the head coaching job at Texas State, which went 3-9 in 2015. Rhoads compiled a 32-55 record in seven seasons at Iowa State, but did take the Cyclones to three bowl games in his first four seasons. Rhoads was fired in the midst of a 3-9 season in Ames.   
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Houston OC Major Applewhite interested in Texas State HC job

Since 2003, Major Applewhite has been one of the premiere assistant coaches in all of college football. He was a big reason why the Houston Cougars were one of the best teams in the country this year and it looks like he could be taking all he learned from Tom Herman and translating it into a head coaching position. Texas State is one of the final head coaching vacancies in the FBS...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Major Applewhite reportedly interested in Texas State job

Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Major Applewhite is said to have interest in the head coaching job at Texas State. Rivals reporter Brent Thibodeaux says Applewhite has interest in the job but does not have an interview set up yet. I've been able to confirm through sources that Houston OC Major Applewhite is interested in the #TXST job. No interview setup yet. — Brent Thibodeaux...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State's Franchione retires after 30-year career

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Texas State's Dennis Franchione (fran-CHOH'-nee) is retiring after a 30-year career as a head coach with stops in New Mexico, TCU, Alabama and Texas A&M. The 64-year-old's retirement was announced Tuesday by the school in San Marcos, where he led the Bobcats for seven seasons. Franchione has a 213-135-2 career record. He led his teams to nine conference...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Monroe vs. Texas State: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two sub .500 programs face off against one another on Thursday night when the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks travel to take on the Texas State Bobcats. Louisiana Monroe (1-9) enters this one following a string of nasty losses while Texas State (2-7) has gone three games without a win. Coverage of this game airs on ESPNU at 9:30 pm ET. The Odds: Texas State is a 6.5 point favorite against...
Via Tireball.com
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Drunk guy at Texas State learns the hard way about pushing cop

Rule Number 1 of drinking: when you’re so plastered that you can barely put a sentence together, starting drama with a cop is a bad idea. Rule Number 2: if you’re that plastered that you can’t talk and PUSH a cop, then you are S-C-R-E-W-E-D; SCREWED, my friend. Someone at Texas State University in San Marcos learned the hard way about that and was taken to the ground by a...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas State DC John Thompson resigns

Texas State Bobcats defensive coordinator John Thompson has resigned from his position, a choice that was all his own. Thompson’s decision was reported on Twitter by Football Scoop. Texas State defensive coordinator John Thompson has resigned, per source. His call http://t.co/sNnVtycOD5 — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) September 27, 2015 Thompson arrived in San Marcos...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas State DE Brian Guendling Performs 'Uptown Funk' in Sign Language

We've had enough of the usual crap from college football players this off-season. We've had our shares of drug users/dealers, thievess, woman beaters, and downright thugs. This story is the exact opposite of all of them. This is easily the coolest story about a college football player that we have heard this off-season.It's about a guy most college football fans would have never...
Via FatManWriting
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies upended by Texas State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Robert Lowe rushed for two touchdowns, Terrence Franks blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown, and Texas State beat New Mexico State 37-29 on Saturday. Lowe finished with 65 yards rushing for the Bobcats (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt), who were led on the ground by quarterback Tyler Jones' 82 yards on nine carries. Jones added 143 yards passing and a touchdown for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Most Ridiculous Items At the Texas State Fair

The Texas State Fair is for you If you're a fan of crazy fried food and trying new things.
Via Gamedayr
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas State Girls Blow Up Twitter With Sexy Selfies for Travis Porter

Ask a student at Texas State what their plans are tonight and they’ll probably tell you they’re heading to see Travis Porter play the one-year...
Via COED
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 93 Texas State Bobcats season preview

The Texas State Bobcats have only played in the FBS for three years now, but have transitioned nicely. After finishing 6-6 overall and 2-5 in conference, the Bobcats didn’t get an invitation to a bowl game, but they also lost their last three games of the regular season as they were outscored 56-118 in those games. Despite the bad ending, the Bobcats should have momentum coming...
Via College Football Universe
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UTSA Roadrunners season preview

The University Of Texas at San Antonio's football program was nothing more than just an idea in 2006. The idea was brought up to give more funding to their athletics program and after $84 million spent on an athletic complex, here we are today talking about UTSA as a division I football program with 19 wins to it's name. The Roadrunners are coached by none other than Larry Coker...
Via College Football Universe
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas state football championship attendance dwarfs early bowl games

Attendance for the 5A Division I Texas State Championship football game between Allen and Pearland High dwarfed that of some bowl games.
Via Gamedayr
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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