The State Hornet

The Curt Locker: A coaching change may be on the horizon

State Hornet Staff

December 11, 2013

After getting trounced by cross-town rival UC Davis 34-7 in the annual Causeway Classic, some people may have been calling for the firing of Sacramento State football head coach Marshall Sperbeck.Sperbeck has done a commendable job since joining the team in 2007. He has a career record of 35-42 and finished the 2013 season 5-...

Sac State falls to UC Davis in 60th Causeway Classic

The Hornet football team makes their entrance onto the field at the Causeway Classic on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Curtis Manlapig

November 23, 2013

The UC Davis offense was efficient running and passing the ball Saturday, as it took down Sacramento State in the 60th edition of the Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets lost 34-7, its fourth straight loss in the rivalry game.  Davis junior running back Gabe Manzanares ran for 122 yards on 27 carries ...

Morris Norrise’s work ethic has led to success for Sac State football

Curtis Manlapig

November 20, 2013

Senior wide receiver Morris Norrise has been an integral part of the Sacramento State football team for five seasons as he is heading into his final game Saturday against UC Davis.Norrise, grew up in Berkeley where both of his parents worked multiple jobs while supporting a large family. His dad worked two to three ...

Sac State to take on UC Davis in 60th Causeway Classic

Joe Davis

November 19, 2013

In the 60th edition of the Causeway Classic, Sacramento State will look to snap a three-game losing skid against rival UC Davis.Overall, the Aggies have dominated the regular season series 42-17, dating back to 1954.The Hornets come into the game riding its high-flying passing attack led by junior ...

A defensive stop highlights Sac State’s victory over Portland State

Curtis Manlapig

November 16, 2013

The Sacramento State defense stopped Portland State on a key fourth-and-inches play late in the fourth quarter, which led to the Hornets scoring the game-winning touchdown.The Vikings running back DJ Adams rushed to his left and was stopped behind the line by senior linebacker Todd Davis and sophomore d...

Sac State looks to avoid three-game losing streak at Portland State

Refusing to go down, senior running back Ezekiel Graham drags four Southern Oregon defenders along with him. Graham finished the game with 166 yards and a touchdown.

Curtis Manlapig

November 14, 2013

Matchup: Sacramento State Hornets at Portland State VikingsRecords: Sac State: 4-6,(3-3); Portland State: 6-4, (3-3)Where: PortlandWhen: Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1:05 p.m.Players to watch:Senior linebacker Todd Davis: Davis has been the anchor on the Hornet defense this season and leads the Big Sky Conference with 107 ...

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...

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...

Football drops to No. 3 Montana State

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Joe Davis

November 3, 2012

With high expectations come big letdowns, a lesson the Sacramento State Hornets learned today in a Big Sky Conference loss to No. 3 Montana State University. The Hornets had been riding an emotional upswing coming off a 35-29 win over then No. 11 Cal Poly, but a crushing 20-17 loss to Montana State br...

Football takes home another conference win from Southern Utah

Football takes home another conference win from Southern Utah

State Hornet Staff

October 6, 2012

Sacramento State’s football team achieved something it has not managed in 21 years.The Hornets won their third consecutive road game after coming back in the fourth quarter to defeat Southern Utah University, 27-22 at Eccles Coliseum.“In the second half, we really pulled things together and played as a...

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