A football season that began with promise ended with another loss for Texas State, which fell, 31-29, at Sam Houston State Saturday.
The Bobcats finish the season 4-7 overall and 1-6 in the Southland Conference for last place. Texas State lost six of its last seven games.
Texas State had a chance to put the game into overtime after a four-yard touchdown pass from Tim Hawkins to Karrington Bush on the last play of the game brought the Bobcats within 31-29. However, Hawkins threw incomplete for an attempted two-point conversion and the game ended in another Texas State loss.
The Bobcats and Sam Houston State each gained 368 total yards, but the Bobcats gained much of their yardage after they fell behind, 28-9, in the third quarter.
Sam Houston took a 14-3 lead on a 13-yard touchdown run by Tim Flanders with 3:58 left in the first quarter. The Bobcats were never again closer than eight points until Bush’s touchdown on the final play from scrimmage.
Flanders rushed for 124 yards in 26 carries to lead the Bearkats, who finished the season 6-5 overall and 4-3 in the league.
Hawkins led the Texas State offense with 312 total yards. Hawkins completed 16 of 26 passes for 231 yards and two touchdowns, while also rushing for 81 yards in 13 carries. Da’Marcus Griggs made 10 receptions for 138 yards and a touchdown.Email | Print