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Karrington Bush

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Bobcats earn NCAA football playoff bid

Coming from 21 points behind, then prevailing in overtime, the Texas State Bobcats won their second Southland Conference football title in four years Saturday with a 48-45 win at Sam Houston State. The Bobcats will learn their first-round playoff opponent Sunday.

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Bobcats move back into playoff tie with win at Southeastern Louisiana

The Texas State Bobcats played 30 minutes about as well as they could play football Saturday, marking up a 38-24 road win against Southeastern Louisiana and moving back into a tie for playoff position in the Southland...

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Bobcats need win today to stay firm in SLC playoff race

After the Texas State Bobcats play football today at Southeastern Louisiana, they can either be right back in a tie for the playoff lead, or they can fall two games off that pace with two games left.

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Bobcats lose at home as Southland race tightens

The Texas State Bobcats lost at home Saturday, 34-31 in overtime to Northwestern State. But the Southland Conference football race is so tight right now that it's hard to figure out what that means.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Bobcats bring in Northwestern State for SLC playoff lead

The Texas State Bobcats can go along way towards erasing that "maybe" following them around, to say nothing of strengthening their chances for the NCAA football playoffs, with a win Saturday against Northwestern State at Bobcat Stadium.

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Bobcats batter SFA
in 62-21 slaughter

The Texas State Bobcats set three school offensive records and argued ever more persuasively for their seriousness as an NCAA football playoff contender with a 62-21 win Saturday at Stephen F. Austin.

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Bobcats lose, but still look strong in Southland football race

Even with their 31-24 loss to Central Arkansas Saturday, the Texas State Bobcats now have proven they are competitive with the top football teams in the Southland Conference. Now, the league's playoff berth is within view.

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Bobcats to battle for inside track

We've seen the Texas State Bobcats handle adversity. Now, can they handle prosperity? Today, the Bobcats play Central Arkansas on their home field with a chance to take the edge in the Southland Conference football race.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Struggling Bobcats defense to face nation’s top offense

The Texas State Bobcats open their Southland Conference football season at No. 3 McNeese State Saturday night in a contest that could go by many different names. Texas State coach Brad Wright is calling it "a challenge."

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Newstreamz Video Extra – Bobcat Football versus Texas Southern University

The Texas Southern Tigers came to town this weekend for Texas State’s final non conference tune-up. The Bobcat’s offense was hitting on all cylinders and the defense came up with some crucial stops against a much improved...

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