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Football Championship Series

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Bobcats bomb in last home game, lose 49-17

Playing its final home game of the season, still with a whiff of a chance, the Texas State football team collapsed in a 49-17 loss to Central Arkansas Saturday at Bobcat Stadium. The Bobcats will finish the season at McNeese State and at Sam Houston State.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Wright, Teis patch up in public

All is quiet on the public front between Texas State football coach Brad Wright and athletic director Larry Teis after the coach's blow-up about his contractual situation started a round of media statements between them.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Bobcats move up in football polls

A 48-28 opening win against Division II Angelo State at home helped Texas State's football team a little bit in national rankings announced this week. The Bobcats moved up to No. 19 in both the FCS coaches...

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Bobcats look for hammer in football opener

As the Texas State Bobcats open their season Saturday, hopes are high that the season will go at least as well as last year. And that the opener will go much better.

Saturday, July 19th, 2008

Texas State names Bugar defensive line coach

With hopes of improving its pourous run defense, Texas State has named Mike Bugar as its new defensive line coach.

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.