The State Hornet

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...

Sac State offense key in game against Northern Arizona

Curtis Manlapig

October 10, 2013

Sacramento State looks to continue their offensive onslaught as they take on Northern Arizona University Saturday at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets exploded for 512 yards last week against Northern Colorado in a 31-21 blowout. Sac State has now scored 155 points in their last four games going 3-1.Junior...

Running backs shine in Sac State debut

No. 53 senior line backer Todd Davis, picks up an interception.

Curtis Manlapig

October 5, 2013

It was a night of firsts for Sacramento State as the Hornets took down Northern Colorado Saturday on Homecoming.With the win, Sac State is now 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play for the first time since joining the conference in 1996.Running backs, true freshman Jordan Robinson and junior transfer Brandon...

Sac State defense ready for test against Northern Colorado


Curtis Manlapig

October 4, 2013

The reigning FCS and Big Sky Player of the Week Darnell Sankey and his Sacramento State defense look to continue its stellar play as the team hosts Northern Colorado Saturday for Homecoming.The Hornets defense allowed 243-yards of total offense to Weber State, its lowest yards-against this season.Sankey, a sophomore defe...

Sac State dominant against Weber State in Big Sky Conference opener


Curtis Manlapig

September 28, 2013

DeAndre Carter shined for the third consecutive week as Sacramento State (2-3) overcame a slow start and rolled over Weber State (1-4) Saturday ending its 8-game losing streak in Ogden, Utah.The junior wide receiver hauled in eight receptions for 148 yards and three touchdowns in the Hornets 31-3 victory. Carter no...

Penalties falter Sac State in loss to Southern Utah

Curtis Manlapig

September 21, 2013

Sacramento State football(1-3) beat itself with costly penalties Saturday against Southern Utah (3-1) leading to a 24-21 overtime loss at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets defense committed three penalties, two of which negated interceptions, on the Thunderbirds 98-yd game-tying drive in the fourth quarter.A ro...

Hornets football to play Southern Oregon on Saturday for home opener

Curtis Manlapig

September 12, 2013

After a dismal start to the season, the Sacramento State football team will open its home schedule against Southern Oregon University Saturday at 6:05 p.m. at Hornet Stadium.Sac State (0-2) has failed to score in its previous two games after being shutout by a combined score of 79-0 on the road agai...

San Jose State hands Sac State football its first shutout loss since 2007

San Jose Spartan Sean Linton, left, intercepts a pass thrown to State Hornet Shane Harrison, right, during their Thursday night game in Spartan Stadium.

State Hornet Staff

August 30, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sacramento State football started out the 2013 season with something it hasn’t done in six years.For the first time since 2007, the Hornets were shut out as they lost to San Jose State 24-0 in front of a crowd of 13,136 at Spartan Stadium.It also marks the second straight season...

Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

Sacramento state incoming freshman quarterback, No. 6, Jihad Vercher makes a pass during practice on Sunday at Hornet Stadium.

Alex Grotewohl

August 5, 2013

Football season officially got underway at Sacramento State Sunday as the Hornets took the field for their first team practice. With it began a battle for playing time on a team with a strong freshman and transfer class.Wearing helmets and shorts with no pads, the squad split up into units and ran dril...

Football receives 26 new players on Signing Day

 Sacramento State football head coach Marshall Sperbeck speaks to a small crowd during the Signing Day 2013 event held Wednesday in the Alumni Center.

State Hornet Staff

February 8, 2013

Sacramento State’s football team announced its 2013 recruiting class Wednesday that features six players with Division I college football experience.  These transfers were just a handful of the 26 total players that signed their letter of commitment to play for Sac State during National Signing Da...

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