Football

  • THOMSON NAMED FCS NATIONAL AND BIG SKY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    September 25, 2017
    Sacramento State’s Kevin Thomson was named the STATS FCS National Player of the Week and the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced today. The honors are the first for Thomson in his career.
  • FOOTBALL RUSHES TO 1-0 START IN BIG SKY WITH 54-27 WIN OVER SOUTHERN UTAH
    September 23, 2017
    Quarterback Kevin Thomson accounted for 402 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns to help Sacramento State open Big Sky Conference play with a 54-27 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium.
  • FOOTBALL CAPS HOMESTAND AGAINST SOUTHERN UTAH ON SATURDAY
    September 19, 2017
    With non-conference games in the rear view, the Sacramento State football team will begin Big Sky Conference play on Saturday, Sept. 23, against Southern Utah. The game will kick off at 6:05 p.m. and will serve as the annual Green Day where different campus and local organizations will showcase what they are doing in helping environmental issues.
  • FOOTBALL CAN'T OVERCOME EARLY DEFICIT IN 31-24 LOSS TO WEBER STATE
    September 16, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team fell just short of completing a monumental comeback in a 31-24 loss to Weber State in a non-conference game on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.
  • FOOTBALL CONTINUES HOMESTAND AGAINST WEBER STATE ON SATURDAY NIGHT
    September 13, 2017
    Following a convincing win over Incarnate Word in the home opener, the Sacramento State football team will continue its homestand when it takes on Weber State on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. The game will also serve as Wing Stop Kids Day with kids 12 and under receiving a free ticket for every adult purchase. The contest will also feature Chick-fil-A Mascot Madness and the first 1,000 kids will receive a complimentary water bottle.
  • TERRELL NAMED FCS NATIONAL AND BIG SKY DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    September 11, 2017
    The honors are pouring in today for Sacramento State’s Dre Terrell. The cornerback earned national FCS defensive player of the week honors from both STATS, Inc., as well as College Football Performance Awards. Terrell was also named the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
  • FOOTBALL ROLLS TO 56-22 WIN OVER INCARNATE WORD IN HOME OPENER
    September 09, 2017
    Three Sacramento State quarterbacks combined to throw for 377 yards and account for six touchdowns and the Hornets forced five turnovers in a 56-22 victory over Incarnate Word on Saturday in the home opener at Hornet Stadium.
  • FOOTBALL GAMES TO FEATURE A BEER GARDEN IN 2017
    September 07, 2017
    Fans attending Hornet football games will have a new option as Sacramento State announced that a beer garden will be in place at Hornet Stadium. The area, which will be set up south of Gate 4 (near the Broad Athletic Center), will feature both domestic and craft brews and will also have a view of action on the field.
  • FOOTBALL HOSTS INCARNATE WORD IN HOME OPENER ON SATURDAY
    September 05, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team will make its first appearance at Hornet Stadium this Saturday, Sept. 9, when the Hornets welcome Incarnate Word. The game will kick off at 6:05 p.m.
  • FOOTBALL FALLS TO IDAHO, 28-6, IN SEASON OPENER
    August 31, 2017
    Sacramento State created three turnovers, had four sacks and forced Idaho into 2-of-11 on third-down attempts but could not come away with a victory in a 28-6 season-opening loss to the Vandals on Thursday at the Kibbie Dome.
  • FOOTBALL STARTS 2017 AT IDAHO ON THURSDAY
    August 28, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team will begin its 2017 season when it travels to Moscow, Idaho to face Idaho on Thursday, Aug. 31. The game against the Vandals will kick off at 6:05 p.m. from the Kibbie Dome.
  • TRAINING CAMP Q&A: JOSEPH AJEIGBE
    August 17, 2017
    Throughout training camp, several Sacramento State players will be featured for quick question and answer sessions. Our latest player is running back Joseph Ajeigbe. The graduate student starred at Norco HS in Southern California before beginning his collegiate career at Duke where he played three seasons and earned his bachelor's degree.
  • NEWCOMERS SHOWCASED IN FIRST SCRIMMAGE OF CAMP
    August 12, 2017
    The future of Sacramento State football was on display in the team’s first scrimmage on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets ran 60 plays during the controlled practice which placed the offense on different spots on the field.
  • TRAINING CAMP Q&A: BEN SORENSEN
    August 08, 2017
    Throughout training camp, several Sacramento State players will be featured for quick question and answer sessions. The first player is senior defensive end Ben Sorensen.
  • TRAINING CAMP Q&A: ISIAH HENNIE
    August 02, 2017
    Throughout training camp, several Sacramento State players will be featured for quick question and answer sessions. The first player is senior wide receiver Isiah Hennie.
  • NFL CAMPS OPEN WITH THREE HORNETS IN ATTENDANCE
    July 31, 2017
    With all 32 NFL teams now in training camp, three former Sacramento State players will look to make opening day rosters.
  • Q&A WITH HEAD COACH JODY SEARS AT BIG SKY KICKOFF
    July 18, 2017
    Head coach Jody Sears sat down with Hornetsports.com during the final day of the Big Sky Kickoff for a Q&A regarding Sacramento State football.
  • SORENSEN NAMED TO THE BIG SKY PRESEASON ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
    July 17, 2017
    Sacramento State senior Ben Sorensen was named to the Preseason All-Big Sky football team, it was announced today. Sorensen was one of two defensive ends chosen to the team and one of 12 defensive players to earn preseason all-conference honors.
  • FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES 2017 HALL OF FAME CLASS
    June 19, 2017
    Sacramento State will add eight individuals and the first team to its football Hall of Fame, it was announced today. The induction will occur on Friday, Nov. 17, and the group will also be recognized the following day at the Causeway Classic.
  • FOOTBALL ADDS ERICKSON AND PARKER TO RECRUITING CLASS
    June 07, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team added two new members to its 2017 signing class as running back Christian Erickson and offensive lineman Thomas Parker officially joined the program. The pair will both enroll at the University as freshman in the fall.
  • FOOTBALL CLOSES SPRING BALL WITH FINAL PRACTICE ON FRIDAY NIGHT
    April 13, 2017
    After 14 practices over five weeks, the Sacramento State football team will wrap up its spring ball on Friday, May 12. The team will hold a controlled scrimmage at Hornet Stadium beginning at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.
  • FOOTBALL TO HOLD FIRST SCRIMMAGE OF THE SPRING ON SATURDAY
    April 07, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team will hold its first scrimmage of spring ball on Saturday, April 8, at Hornet Stadium. The scrimmage is set to begin at 1:30 p.m. The day will see the offense placed in different positions on the field working against the defense.
  • SACRAMENTO STATE FALL STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 45 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
    February 03, 2017
    Sacramento State student-athletes in six fall sports have combined to receive 45 academic all-conference honors.
  • FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES 2017 SIGNING CLASS
    February 01, 2017
    The Sacramento State football team announced the addition of 29 players for the 2017 season as part of National Signing Day. The class is comprised of five players who enrolled at the start of the spring semester and 23 others who committed to the program on Wednesday.
  • FOOTBALL RELEASES 2017 SCHEDULE
    January 18, 2017
    Eleven games against Div. I opponents, including six at home, highlight the 2017 Sacramento State football schedule.
  • ROBINSON LEADS FOUR ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE SELECTIONS
    November 22, 2016
    Sacramento State running back Jordan Robinson was named second team all-Big Sky Conference and three other Hornets took home honorable mention accolades, it was announced today.
  • FOOTBALL ENDS SEASON WITH LOSS AT CAUSEWAY CLASSIC
    November 19, 2016
    Sacramento State fell behind early, rallied during the third quarter but could never catch UC Davis in a 48-30 loss to the Aggies in the 63rd Causeway Classic on Saturday at Aggie Stadium.
  • FOOTBALL LOOKS TO RIDE MOMENTUM INTO 63RD CAUSEWAY CLASSIC
    November 15, 2016
    The 2016 season will come to a close for Sacramento State on Saturday, Nov. 19, when the Hornets take on UC Davis in the 63rd Causeway Classic. The game will kick off at 1 p.m. from Aggie Stadium.
  • JORDAN ROBINSON NAMED ROOT SPORTS BIG SKY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    November 14, 2016
    Sacramento State’s Jordan Robinson was named the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced today. The honor is the first for Robinson during his career.
  • WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM FOOTBALL WIN OVER PORTLAND STATE
    November 14, 2016
    Relive all the excitement from the Hornets' 42-35 victory over Portland State on Senior Night.
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