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...

Carter draws attention at football’s pro day

Senior DeAndre Carter sprints down field in a 40-yard dash drill during pro day on Friday, March 6, 2015 at Sacramento State.

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2015

Draft eligible Hornets showcased their skills in front of NFL scouts, when Sacramento State football hosted its pro day Friday at Hornet Stadium.Wide receiver DeAndre Carter, quarterback Garrett Safron and defensive end Jaycee Totty were some of the notable participants in the event. All three hired a...

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...

Jody Sears creates a riding for the brand mentality for football

Jamil M. Taylor

February 25, 2015

Sacramento State football coach Jody Sears places his hand on the Causeway Classic trophy as he describes his hopes for the 2015 season at the Alumni Center on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. 

Safron leaves behind legacy at Sac State

James Frazier

December 10, 2014

The Sacramento State football season has come to a close after a season-ending win over UC Davis on Nov. 22, in what was the first career Causeway Classic victory for this year’s graduating class of seniors.Among those seniors is Garrett Safron, who leaves Sac State as the most decorated and accomplished qua...

Football hosts Portland State for final home game at Hornet Stadium

James Frazier

November 14, 2014

Football will have its final home game at Hornet Stadium on Saturday as they will host the Portland State Vikings at 2 p.m. The game will also be dedicated as Senior Day. The team’s 18 seniors will be honored in a pregame ceremony before the last home game of their collegiate careers.Sac State (5-...

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...

Hornets rested heading into matchup with Grizzlies

James Frazier

October 30, 2014

The Sacramento State football team will look to get back over .500 as they head to Washington-Grizzly Stadium to take on conference foe Montana this Saturday, Nov. 1. Kickoff will be at 11 a.m.Sac State (4-4) is coming off a bye week and sits at 1-3 in Big Sky Conference play this season. Montana (5-3) e...

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...

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