The State Hornet

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...

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 hopes to take advantage of Peterson’s expertise

State Hornet Staff

October 5, 2012

Sacramento State offensive coordinator Paul Peterson knows Southern Utah’s Eccles Coliseum very well.For the past four seasons, Peterson has roamed the sidelines as the Thunderbirds’ quarterbacks coach.However, when Peterson returns to the field this Saturday, he will not be helping Southern Utah. Instead, he wil...