The State Hornet

Good cause rallies NFL players

Kristal Reynaga

May 23, 2016

Marlon Moore, wide-receiver for the Cleveland Browns and Sacramento native, is hosting a charity basketball game to benefit the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento on Saturday, April 16. The Marlon Moore Celebrity Classic charity basketball game will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at th...

Football season unites students

Tiffany Martel

September 10, 2015

Football season has officially commenced.Avid football fanatics have been waiting for this day to come since Super Bowl 49. Surprisingly, football and student life goes hand in hand, even for those of us who are not die hard fans.For the past two weeks especially, students have been representing the...

DeAndre Carter cut from Ravens’ roster

Wide reciever DeAndre Carter celebrates with his teammates after scoring a touchdown in a game against Menlo on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Hornets went on to win the game 59-14.

Jeremiah Martinez

August 31, 2015

Former Sacramento State receiver DeAndre Carter has been cut by the Baltimore Ravens, it was announced Monday morning.Carter was among the cuts the Ravens announced today. Carter signed with the team as an undrafted free agent after the NFL draft last May."We are all disappointed for DeAndre, but by ...

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...

DeAndre Carter overcomes adversity, tragedy in pursuit of NFL career

Jeremiah Martinez

February 21, 2015

With many of this year’s draft prospects hoping to make an impact next season in the NFL, Sacramento State’s DeAndre Carter has similar dreams of his own.During his junior season in 2013, his little brother Kaylan Carter, 17, passed away due to cardiac arrest. It was that moment that motivated him to p...

Former Sac State linebacker overcomes rocky start to NFL career

Rachel Rosenbaum

January 27, 2015

As a prospective professional athlete hoping to compete in the NFL, coming out of a Division I football program that isn't a household name or known for its rowdy 12th man crowd can make it difficult to stand out among the other major-college competition. Current Denver Broncos linebacker Todd D...

The neverending story of Michael Sam

State Hornet

September 17, 2014

The media coverage about Michael Sam and his sexual orientation seems to be never-ending. Since February, Sam has been speaking to the media about being a proud, openly gay man in the NFL.We can agree it is a huge deal for a professional football player to come out of the closet since the NFL seems to have a “...

Todd Davis humbled by NFL experience

State Hornet Staff

September 11, 2014

Former Sacramento State linebacker Todd Davis was released from the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad Sept. 4. He was originally signed by the team to a three-year contract June 23.Davis was replaced by second-year quarterback Ryan Griffin, who was waived Sept. 2 after the team re-signed receiver R...

Harbaugh needs to put his foot down, not wait for “due process”

State Hornet Staff

September 5, 2014

With the NFL season underway, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has displayed hypocrisy by allowing a player to start the season opener just one week after a felony arrest.The 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested Aug. 31 in San Jose for suspected felony domestic abuse against his pregnant fianc...

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