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Hornets look to beat Cal Poly, gain momentum

State Hornet football coverage

Andre Newell

November 5, 2015

After a spectacular performance in the homecoming game two weeks ago, the Sacramento State football team will look to keep things rolling on the road this Saturday. The Hornets will match up against the Cal Poly Mustangs this Saturday. Sac Sate (2-6, 1-4 in the Big Sky Conference) will be ...

Hornets lose sixth-straight game in blowout

Jeremiah Martinez

October 17, 2015

Sacramento State football’s rough season continues, as the team lost its sixth-straight game after a 44-0 loss to Southern Utah University (4-2 overall, 4-0 in Big Sky Conference) on Saturday at Cedar City, Utah. The Hornets (1-6 overall, 0-4 in conference) remain winless in Big Sky Conference play and...

Football drops fourth straight in 27-20 loss to Northern Colorado

Sacramento State quarterback Kolney Cassel throws a pass to tight end Stone Sander on Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 2015 at Hornet Stadium. Cassel went 22-of-44 for 294 passing yards and two touchdowns. 

Jeremiah Martinez

October 3, 2015

Making his first start for Sacramento State, quarterback Kolney Cassel had the Hornets in position to win with 36 seconds left to play, but his pass to Nnamdi Agude went incomplete on fourth-and-goal in a 27-20 loss to the University of Northern Colorado on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium. It...

Hornets fall 28-20 to Eagles comeback

Sacramento State running back Jordan Robinson makes contact with an Eastern Washington defender during the game on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at Hornet Stadium. Robinson ended the night with 104 rushing yards.

Andre Newell

September 26, 2015

Despite having a dominant first half, the Hornets could not keep the momentum going as they fell 28-20 to Eastern Washington University on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets are now 1-3 on the season and they are 0-1 in Big Sky Conference play.Hornets' coach Jody Sears had nothing but good thing...

Hornets fall at Weber State

Jeremiah Martinez

September 19, 2015

It was a rough night for Daniel Kniffin and the Sacramento State offense, as the quarterback threw three interceptions in a 32-14 loss against Weber State University in their final non-conference game on Saturday night.Kniffin went 14-for-32 with 137 yards and one touchdown on the night, and Wildcats...

Hornets shut out, fall 49-0 at Washington

State Hornet football coverage

Jeremiah Martinez

September 12, 2015

After holding the University of Washington’s offense to 79 total yards in the first quarter, Sacramento State football couldn’t handle the Huskies’ rushing attack, as the Hornets were shutout 49-0 on Saturday morning at Huskies Stadium.Sac State’s record drops to 1-1 overall after last week’s ...

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...

Football ready to head back to work after bye week

James Frazier

October 29, 2014

With eight games played and a 4-4 record on the season, the Sacramento State football team heads into a bye week looking to get as healthy and prepared as possible for the last four games of the year.Players were relaxed and confident as they headed into the Broad Fieldhouse for team meetings. Others we...

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...

Football defeats Northern Colorado Bears on the road 43-38

State Hornet Staff

October 11, 2014

Sacramento State football pulled out a nail-biting win on the road over the Northern Colorado Bears 43-38 on Saturday, Oct. 11. The 43-point performance marks the fifth time this season the Hornets have scored at least 40 points, including two 50 point games. The team is currently averaging 41.1 poin...

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