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Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Bobcats begin football practice

The Texas State football team, heading to its first season in the Sun Belt Conference and its second year of bowl-level competition, began practice on Monday.

Monday, July 15th, 2013

Fran, Battle take part in Sun Belt ‘Media Day’

Today is "Media Day" in the Sun Belt Conference, with reporters and football people from around the league meeting at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Bobcats officially enter Sun Belt

Not that it means anything on the field until August, but Texas State officially joined the Sun Belt Conference at 12:01 a.m. on July 1 following its one-year Footbal Bowl Subdivision (FBS) baptism in the Western Athletic...

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Bobcats sign Fran to new deal

Texas State signed a new deal last week with football coach Dennis Franchione, making certain he will remain the school's highest paid coach.

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Audio: Coach Fran is ‘golden’ at Texas State, Trauth says

Sunday morning quarterbacks who are less than thrilled with the outcome of Texas State Bobcat’s inaugural FBS season should not expect to see coach Dennis Franchione’s head on a spike, at least not anytime soon.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Bobcats to open spring football this week

The Texas State football team will begin spring practice on March 1, concluding it with the annual Maroon-Gold game on April 6.

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Bobcats announce 23 football signings

In a departure from its recruiting history, Texas State took nine junior college players and seven players from California in its 23-man football signing class announced Wednesday.

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Bobcat Club announces athletics luncheon

The Texas State Bobcat Club is holding its Leadoff and Signing Day Bobcat Club Luncheon on Feb. 6.

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Commentary: The Bobcats vs. Johnny Football

Despite what you may have heard, Texas State's football team did just fine on the field in their inaugural FBS season. Home game attendance wasn’t dismal, either. But to break into the state's crowded football consciousness, the...

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Photo Gallery: A sweet Homecoming for Texas State

Texas State regained some swagger Saturday after beating Idaho in it's first conference win as a member of NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (Division 1-A). Some images from the happy day:

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