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Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Going big time through the small time

There's an elephant in the room concerning Texas State's desired move up to the Football Bowl Series division: Before the Bobcats can move up to the big time, they have to prove it on the field against the small time. Judging by this week's preseason poll, the Southland Conference coaches say the Bobcats aren't yet up to...

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Texas State receives big boost for big-time football

A $100,000 gift from alumni Jerry and Linda Fields moves Texas State substantially closer to its 2008 football attendance and season ticket goals as the university steps up its drive to compete in major college football.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Texas State’s moving target

The Texas State regents have placed their blessing on the university's attempt to start big-time college football. But we still don't know where the NCAA will set the bar.