The State Hornet

Recruiting process brings scholarship opportunities

Joe Davis

October 10, 2012

To the novice fan, building a powerhouse football program may seem simple. The thought is recruiters need to go out and get the best players in the country, hand out a scholarship and bang, Sacramento State national championships will come rolling in. The truth is, it is not that easy. There are many factors...

Heroic Sac State football kicker offered scholarship

Edgar Casteneda (#58) won the starting kicker position this season.

Joe Davis

September 12, 2012

When Edgar Castaneda hit a 30-yard game-winning field goal to help his team beat the Pac-12’s University of Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, he earned more than a victory and the respect of his teammates - he helped pay for his education. During the post-game speech, head coach Marshall Sperbeck announce...

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Edward Ruhnke
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bayville, NJ
Previous college: Moorpark Junior College
Last season statistics: 12-15 field goals, 63 total points

Joe Davis

August 29, 2012

Sometimes the butt of jokes and often overlooked, the kicker position is a hot topic surrounding the Sacramento State Hornet football team heading into the 2012 season. After last year’s woeful performance in the kicking game, nobody is laughing now. In 2011, redshirt freshman Jason Diniz was thru...