The Texas State Quarterback Quandary

Is Damian Williams the answer the Bobcats need under center? As the Bobcats’ 2016 season went from bad to worse in the second half of the schedule, head coach Everett Withers did the logical thing and played the younger players and backups in order to evaluate talent. That included the quarterback situation going into 2017.Incumbent quarterback Tyler Jones was rolling along his...
Via Underdog Dynasty
3 days ago

Georgia Southern holds off Texas State 70-67

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Tookie Brown scored 21 points and Georgia Southern held off a late Texas State run to win 70-67 on Saturday to end a two-game skid. Trailing by 12 at halftime, the Bobcats closed to four, 59-55, on Tyler Blount's 3-pointer, then to three, 67-64, on Kavin Gilder-Tilbury's 3 with 24 seconds left. Bobby Conley's 3 with six seconds left made it a one-point game...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas State 2017 Non-Conference Schedule Preview

Rivalries are renewed and new foes emerge for the Bobcats’ next season in a small taste of what’s to come. Texas State football is basically a blank canvas right now as a start-up team with 2016’s leadership and identity virtually gone. But judging from last year’s results maybe that’s not a bad thing.It’s been drilled into every story online (including mine) involving...
Via Underdog Dynasty
12 days ago

Around the Dog Park: The search for a new offensive coordinator is on at Texas State

Everett Withers must find a replacement for Brett Elliot and other comings in going in the G5 landscape. Around the Dog Park is our daily round up of G5 football news around the internet. Feel free to submit any news we may have missed in the comments section. General G5 Football The mothership did a study on how well coaches recruit in their second year compared to their first...
Via Underdog Dynasty
16 days ago

Texas State 2017 National Signing Day Results

The best signing class in the Sun Belt resides in San Marcos, Texas. National Signing day is here and after a frenzied week of preparation from head coach Everett Withers’ staff the Bobcats ended up signing 26 recruits by Wednesday midday. How did they fare? 11 three-star recruits and the #1 ranked Sun Belt Conference recruiting class by ESPN and 247 Sports. Not bad for coach...
Via Underdog Dynasty
22 days ago

Texas State tops Louisiana Monroe after 6 ties in 2nd half

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Nijal Pearson scored 18 points, Kavin Gilder-Tilbury had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Texas State beat Louisiana Monroe 63-57 on Monday night. Pearson added eight rebounds and Conley chipped in 14 points for Texas State (11-8, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference). Gilder-Tilbury, a senior, had his second double-double of his career - and the season. It was tied six...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Texas State football team involved in minor bus accident

The Texas State football team was involved in a minor bus accident that delayed the start of Saturday's game against New Mexico State. Texas state spokesman Rick Poulter said one of Texas State's three buses crashed into another after a sudden stop on Interstate 10 near the Texas-New Mexico border on Saturday morning. He said there was a 45-minute delay before replacement buses...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State team buses in accident prior to game

Two buses for the Texas State football team collided on the way to Saturday’s game against New Mexico State, according to reports. The San Marcos Daily Record says the accident happened when one team bus rear-ended another along the 10 freeway just before the New Mexico border. The bus was headed from El Paso to Las Cruces for the game. According to the report, five members of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Texas State uses trick play in triple OT to score TD

In a year they’d like to forget, Texas State went 3-9 in 2015. They made a coaching change and brought on Everett Withers as their head man. The Bobcats desperately wanted to get off to a win in game one of 2016 against Ohio. In the battle of the Bobcats, Texas State broke out this trick play in triple overtime. This play was the go ahead score and eventually (when Ohio failed...
Via The Student Section
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas State DE Ramon Readus dismissed from team

The Texas State Bobcats have been experiencing a makeover since Everett Withers took over the program earlier this year. It has started with getting troublemakers off the team and it looks like another one has bit the dust in true freshman defensive end Ramon Readus. It was reported on Wednesday that Readus had been dismissed from the team since an arrest in early July. He was picked...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson went to Texas State to play FIFA for 10 hours (VIDEO)

Even though he seems to believe he can still play in the league, it’s doubtful that Chad Johnson will ever catch passes in the NFL again, so he has some time on his hands. Most recently, he spent that time traveling to Texas State University, to hang with some chill bros. But this was somewhat of a business trip for the man formerly known as Ochocinco as well. The purpose of the...
Via The Sports Daily
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

A Texas State Senator Is Suing Dez Bryant For More Than $100K

A Texas State Senator is suing Dez Bryant for more than $100K for damages to a rental home.  According to court documents, State Senator Royce West is suing the Cowboys’ star for refusing to accept accountability of his “negligent and abusive” treatment of the property that resulted in damages costing more than $60K to repair.  Bryant stayed at a DeSoto, Texas property owned...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Incarnate Word to host six, visit Texas State

(STATS) - After a surprising season a year ago, Incarnate Word hopes to take another step in the Southland Conference in 2016 as part of an 11-game schedule announced Thursday. The Cardinals were picked ninth in the 11-team conference's preseason poll last year but was one of only four teams with a winning record, going 6-5 overall and 5-4 to finish fourth in the Southland. They...
Via FOX Sports
April 14, 2016  |  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

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

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...
September 04, 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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