A year can make a big difference in the development of a football team. Twelve months ago, Sacramento State wrapped up spring ball with a disappointing final scrimmage where the offense threw a pair of interceptions for touchdowns and the team headed to summer with more questions than answers.
Five members of the Sacramento State football team were recognized on the 2018 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, it was announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
Spring football will come to a close for Sacramento State on Friday, April 13, when the team hosts its annual Green-Gold spring game. The Hornets will take the field at 6 p.m. with the game getting underway at 6:20.
Registration for the Bob Mattos Golf Classic is now open. The tournament will be held on Friday, April 13, at Rancho Murrieta Country Club. All money raised through the Bob Mattos Golf Classic will go towards the Sacramento State football nutrition and supplement program as well as summer school aid.
Through a generous donation from former Sacramento State All-American Todd Davis, the Hornet football team and members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento gathered for a private screening of Marvel’s Black Panther on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Century Arden 14 theater.
Sacramento State head football coach Jody Sears announced the addition of 17 players to the team’s 2018 signing class on Wednesday. The 17 join eight others who signed with the program in the December signing period.
Sacramento State head football coach Jody Sears has hired JB Hall as the team’s cornerbacks coach, it was announced today. Hall comes to the Hornets after spending three seasons at Montana as the Grizzlies cornerbacks coach. Montana advanced to the second round of the FCS playoffs in his first season (2015).
After signing five players during the first day and one on the second day of the Early Signing Period, the Sacramento State football team grew its class on Friday with the addition of Marshaun Hunter and Tao McClinton. The Hornets have now signed five defensive players and three offensive players in the period. The early signing period, which is in its first year, continues through Friday. Dec. 22.
Sacramento State defensive end Ben Sorensen was named to the Associated Press FCS All-America third team, it was announced today. Sorensen is the eighth Hornet player to earn AP honors in the school’s Div. I era and the team’s first defensive lineman since 2011.
Sacramento State junior Devon Medeiros has been named one of 13 finalists for the Fred Mitchell Award, it was announced today. The award goes to the top kicker in FCS, NCAA Div. II and NCAA Div. III. The winner of the Fred Mitchell Award will be announced on Dec. 11.
Sacramento State Director of Athletics Mark Orr announced today that Jody Sears has agreed in principle to a multi-year contract extension to remain the Sacramento State head football coach. Terms of the contract will not be released until finalized.
Former Sacramento State quarterback Ricky Ray led the Toronto Argonauts to a come-from-behind victory in the 105th Grey Cup on Saturday in a snow storm. With the win, Ray became the first starting quarterback to win the Grey Cup four times in CFL history.
Sacramento State’s head football coach Jody Sears was named the Big Sky Conference Co-Coach of the Year, it was announced today. The honor is the first for a Hornet head football coach since joining the Big Sky in 1996.
Sacramento State built a 31-point lead in the third quarter and was able to withstand a strong finish from UC Davis to hold on for a 52-47 win in the 64th annual Causeway Classic on Saturday in front of a season-high 11,828 fans at Hornet Stadium.
Winners of four of its last five games, the Sacramento State football team will look to close out its regular season with an unprecedented conference victory over UC Davis in the 64th annual Causeway Classic on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Hornet Stadium. The game against the Aggies will kick off at 2:05 p.m.
Sacramento State rushed for 333, the defense created three turnovers and held Northern Colorado to 0-for-10 on third down in a 50-21 win at Hornet Stadium on Saturday night. With the victory, the Hornets are 5-4 overall and 4-2 in Big Sky Conference play. UNC fell to 2-6 overall and 1-5 in league games.
The Sacramento State football team will play at Hornet Stadium for just the second time in the last five weeks when it hosts Northern Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. The game against the Bears will also include postgame fireworks (weather permitting).
Sacramento State entered Saturday’s game against 24th-ranked Northern Arizona with a chance to force a tie for first place in the Big Sky Conference standing. Instead, the Lumberjacks (6-2, 5-0) extended their winning streak to six games with a 37-17 win at the J.L. Walkup Skydome.
Winners of two straight and three of its last four, the Sacramento State football will have one of its stiffest tests of the season on Saturday when it travels to No. 24 Northern Arizona. The game will start at 4 p.m. PT from the Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, Ariz.
Fresh off a 41-21 Homecoming victory over Idaho State, the Sacramento State football team will take to the road for two consecutive games starting with North Dakota on Saturday, Oct. 21. The game will have the earliest start time of the year for the Hornets, kicking off at 10:30 a.m. from the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D.
Five different Sacramento State players scored touchdowns and the team compiled 572 yards of total offense in a 41-21 Homecoming game victory over Idaho State in front of a season high 10,008 fans at Hornet Stadium on Saturday night.
Kevin Thomson passed for 253 yards and rushed for 121 with three touchdowns but it was not enough as No. 9 Eastern Washington downed Sacramento State, 52-31, on Saturday at Roos Field. The win improved the Eagles to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play. The Hornets dropped to 2-3 overall and 1-1 in league games.