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Friday, January 7th, 2011

Bobcats to name football coach, reports say it's Franchione

Texas State has announced a Friday afternoon press conference to name a new football coach. Reports say it's Dennis Franchione, who coached at New Mexico, Texas Christian, Alabama and Texas A&M after posting winning records with the Bobcats in 1990 and 1991.

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...

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Bobcats look to bounce back against Nicholls

The good news of Texas State's football season turned mysterious with last Saturday's 25-point loss in the conference opener. The Bobcats will try to right their league season Saturday night against Nicholls State at Bobcat Stadium.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Points: Can Horns hold No. 1?

Unlike 2005, when the Texas Longhorns moved into position for the national championship game after beating Oklahoma, the Horns actually face a tough schedule on the way to this year's big game.