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Defense key in matchup with Eastern Washington

State Hornet football coverage

Jeremiah Martinez

September 23, 2015

After ending its non-conference schedule at 1-2 overall, Sacramento State football wants to focus on the next game, which will be against Eastern Washington University (1-2), opening Big Sky Conference play at Hornet Stadium on Saturday night.The Hornets are going into the matchup with two consecutive los...

Former Hornets ready to impress on pro day

State Hornet Staff

February 28, 2015

Draft eligible Hornets will get their chance to impress NFL scouts when Sacramento State football hosts its pro day Friday, March 6.The event will take place at 10 a.m. in Hornet Stadium and will be open to the public.Notable Hornets participating in the pro day are wide receiver DeAndre Carter, qua...

Football excited to return home in matchup against Southern Utah

James Frazier

November 6, 2014

The Sacramento State football team is back on home turf for the last time this season as only two home games remain. The Hornets will host Southern Utah this Saturday. Nov. 8. Kickoff will be at 2 p.m. for this Big Sky Conference afternoon matchup.The two teams first met in 1986 and the all-time ser...

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 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...

Sac State defense looks to improve Saturday at North Dakota

Curtis Manlapig

October 17, 2013

The Sacramento State defense will look to rebound from a poor showing in the loss to Northern Arizona last week when it takes on North Dakota Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota.The Hornet defense surrendered a season-high 619 yards of total offense last week, making it the third time this season the Ho...

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State Hornet Staff

November 7, 2012

The opportunity to play in a bowl game at the end of the season is a time-honored tradition in college football.There are no playoff tournaments like most other college or professional sports; there are just two teams, equally matched, playing one final game on a neutral field during the holiday season....

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State Hornet Staff

October 17, 2012

To be the best you have to beat the best, but beating the best requires preparation.Sacramento State football prepares for its toughest opponent to date, as the Hornets travel this Saturday to face No. 1 Eastern Washington.The Eagles have soared atop the rankings all season, but finally claimed the ...

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...

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