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Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

New Mexico State crumbles, 66-28, under Bobcats (with photo gallery)

Texas State ran up the score, 66-28, on New Mexico State in Saturday's season finale in an arresting four quarters of firsts and lasts.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Live Feed: Texas State vs. Utah State

Keep up with the latest news, photos and commentary on the Texas State versus Utah State football game with our live social media feed. Follow @BobcatMagazine for scores.

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Regents approve design for stadium expansion

Texas State University System regents approved the design documents for the $33 million northside expansion of Bobcat Stadium this week. The expansion, which will increase Bobcat Stadium's capacity to 28,000 to 30,000, will be done in time...

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Bobcats ineligible for Southland title, playoffs

Entering its final football season in the Southland Conference, Texas State will be ineligible for the league title or the Football Championship Series (FCS) playoffs in 2011. The Bobcats, who are transitioning to a higher limit of...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Texas State announces 2011 football schedule

Texas State has announced its 2011 football schedule, which might make no one regret the move to the Western Athletic Conference in 2012. The 2011 home schedule is made of Tarleton State, Prairie View A&M and four...

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Full circle, Franchione lands at Texas State

Texas State went for the good story when it introduced Dennis Franchione as the new football coach Friday. As the man charged with leading the Bobcats into the Western Athletic Conference, Franchione will attempt to revive his...

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

It's official: Texas State goes to the WAC in 2012

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) formally invited Texas State to join its ranks Thursday, meaning the Bobcats are on their way to playing top level college football in 2012. "In two years, we'll be playing FBS football...

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Bobcats lose, 56-21, at TCU

Texas State's football team made a representative effort at Texas Christian Saturday, but the Horned Frogs gained 508 total yards and held the Bobcats to 30 yards on the ground in a 56-21 win.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Trauth says state of Texas State is strong

Texas State University President Denise Trauth told university faculty and staff Tuesday that Texas State is growing in enrollment, prestige and facilities. The university expects to welcome a record number of students when classes start Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

League gives boost
to Texas State football

The Southland Conference's decision this week to not award its football championship to Central Arkansas makes the crown more accessible to Texas State, which would be a feather in the university's cap as it tries to win...