The State Hornet

Former linebacker shines in backfield

Curtis Manlapig

October 31, 2013

Switching positions in any sport is difficult and usually a learning challenge for those involved, but not for Sacramento State football junior running back Brandon Kellermann.Kellerman switched from being an all-conference linebacker in junior college to a running back in the FCS and he is thriving....

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...

Three hot fantasy football pick-ups to boost lineup

State Hornet Staff

October 2, 2012

For fantasy football owners everywhere, picking up players mid-week off of the waiver wire or free agency can make or break your team.After four weeks of the NFL (and only one week of solid refereeing), the team you drafted should not look the same with the amount of pickups or trades. If you’re in a league ...

Offensive line protects team

Offensive line protects team

Joe Davis

October 2, 2012

They are big, strong and sometimes mean. These fierce competitors are accustomed to sacrificing it all for the good of the team while doing battle in the trenches to protect the men behind them. These men are not soldiers in a combat zone; they are warriors of the gridiron sent to shield their quarterba...

Buzz of the Crowd: Trio of running backs; help or harm?

Buzz of the Crowd: Trio of running backs; help or harm?

State Hornet Staff

September 25, 2012

In football, teams are lucky to have one premier running back to lean on, let alone three.But what if it actually harms the chemistry of the offense?In 2009, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran for more than 1,300 yards and 18 touchdowns. His backup, Chester Taylor, only ran for 338 yards whi...

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener

State Hornet Staff

September 22, 2012

Turnovers stopped Sacramento State from any type of celebrating during its 2012 conference opener.Hornets’ quarterback Garrett Safron threw two interceptions and fumbled inside the 20-yard line, leading Sac State to a loss against the University of North Dakota, 35-13.North Dakota stepped away from...