The State Hornet

Carter signs as undrafted free agent; Safron receives mini-camp invite

Graphic by Eddie Roth

May 4, 2015

After hundreds of college football prospects were selected in the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30 through May 2, former Sacramento State receiver DeAndre Carter was disappointed he wasn’t one of the players to get his name called, but still received an opportunity of a lifetime.Carter signed with the B...

Quarterback position still a question mark for Sac State football

Sheldon Kohatsu

April 22, 2015

Heading into the 2015 season, the starting quarterback decision for Sacramento State football has yet to be made.Spring practice was the beginning of the position battle as Kolney Cassel, Daniel Kniffin, Nolan Merker and Alexis Robinson began competing for the starting job.In the team’s annual Gre...

Offense has been key to Hornets top 10 offensive ranking in FCS

by Aaron Asmus

October 22, 2014

It might be the passing offense getting the majority of the attention this season for Sacramento State’s football program, but the addition of a balanced running game has allowed the Hornets take a step forward and become an elite offense.The Hornets average 35 rushing attempts per game, two fewer f...

Sac State football travels to Idaho State for conference opener

James Frazier

September 25, 2014

Sacramento State football will look to win its third consecutive game as they hit the road to face Idaho State for the team’s first Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday, Sept. 27.Sac State (3-1) boasts its best record through four games in fifteen seasons. Idaho State (1-2) is coming off a bye week an...

Sac State football hosts Menlo College on Saturday

James Frazier

September 18, 2014

Sacramento State is looking to win back-to-back games at Hornet Stadium as they take on Menlo College Saturday, Sept. 20. This marks the first meeting between the teams as the Hornets wrap up their non-conference portion of the season.The squad is currently in a five-way tie for first place in the Big...

Sac State football hosts Big Sky foe in home opener

James Frazier

September 11, 2014

The lights will be on Saturday at Hornet Stadium as Sacramento State football takes on Weber State in its home debut.Coach Jody Sears will be leading the Hornets up against a team he was once familiar with.Sears joined Weber State as a defensive coordinator in 2012 only to be promoted to head coach within weeks, a...

Cal routes Sac State in their home opener, 55-14

Garrett Safron takes off for a 73-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter.

Patricia Carpenter and Jordan Santos

September 6, 2014

Cal’s fast paced, no huddle offense was too much for Sacramento State to handle. This resulted in a 55-14 blowout in the home opener for the Bears.They put up 579 yards of total offense against the Hornets with quarterback Jared Goff completing 17-of-22 passes and throwing for 229 yards. He tied his r...

Sac State not intimidated by Pac-12 team Cal

James Frazier

September 4, 2014

The college football season is in full swing, and Sacramento State is off to a blazing start.After cruising to a 49-13 victory over Incarnate Word in the season-opener on Aug. 30, the team is looking to carry that momentum into it’s big matchup against Pac-12 opponent UC Berkeley on Saturday.The Golden...

NCAA only has itself to blame for corruption

Dante Geoffrey

September 14, 2011

The past few years have seen a multitude of A-list college football stars get stripped of accolades and respect. Reggie Bush was stripped of his Heisman Trophy (though he still has not returned it), University of Southern California was prohibited from Bowl games, Jim Tressel was fired from Ohio State...