WACO, Texas - Baylor has accepted an invitation to play in the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., marking the first time the school will play in a BCS bowl game.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech University has formally accepted its 36th bowl invitation in school history and will face the No. 16 Arizona State Sun Devils in the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego on Monday, Dec. 30.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Texas A&M University has reached an agreement in principle with Head Football Coach Kevin Sumlin on a new six-year contract, Director of Athletics Eric Hyman announced Saturday. Terms of the contract are pending approval by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents at a future meeting.
RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior offensive guard Chuck North was named the American Southwest Conference offensive lineman of the year and senior wide receiver Taylor Huff was named to the Outstanding Sportsman Team to headline Hardin-Simmons’ players that were tabbed for 2013 American Southwest Conference honors by the league’s head coaches.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University’s football team closed out the 2013 season with a record-setting, 55-20, win over Southern Nazarene University at Wilford Moore Stadium. The victory gave the War Hawks (3-8) two-straight wins to draw the curtain on the year.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ football team closed its 2013 campaign with a 46-34 loss to Louisiana College on Saturday afternoon at Shelton Stadium.
SEGUIN, Texas – Howard Payne University cannot overcome a 32 point second half by Texas Lutheran University as the Yellow Jackets fall in their season finale 63-14 Saturday afternoon.
PRAIRIE VIEW – Two of the best offensive units in college football lit up the scoreboard Saturday afternoon at Blackshear Field as Abilene Christian University outlasted Prairie View A&M, 65-45, as the Wildcats finished off the 2013 season by recording their eighth straight winning season.
PRAIRIE VIEW – Two of college football's highest-scoring offenses will hit the field against each other Saturday afternoon when the ACU Wildcats close out their 2013 campaign against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M at Blackshear Field.
Hardin-Simmons wide receiver Jesse Ramos was once again named American Southwest Conference Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance against Texas Lutheran.
PLAINVIEW, Texas – McMurry University rolled up 590 yards of total offense – and reached some program milestones – on its way to a 56-29 win over Wayland Baptist University. The War Hawks (2-8) led the Pioneers (0-9) at halftime, 42-9.
SAN ANTONIO - What the Abilene Christian Wildcats had done so well the entire year abandoned them at the worst possible time, when with 30 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Cardinal defensive end Michael Tate strip sacked quarterback John David Baker to seal Incarnate Word’s first victory over the Wildcats Saturday at Benson Stadium, 34-31.
PLAINVIEW, Texas – McMurry University will take on Wayland Baptist University for just the second time in its history when the two teams square off at Sherwood Memorial Bulldog Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is slated for 2 p.m.
Marquee home games against Arkansas, West Virginia, Texas and Oklahoma highlight one of the most exciting football schedules in school history and are part of a 12-game slate that will serve as Texas Tech's road map towards a Big 12 Conference championship in 2014.
For the second straight week Merkel grad and UMHB linebacker Baylor Mullins was named American Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
ABILENE, Texas – Greg Livingston’s record-setting receiving day was not enough to help McMurry University snap its losing skein, dropping a 47-43 decision to NCAA Division I FCS foe University of the Incarnate Word at Wilford Moore Stadium. The setback was the fifth straight for the War Hawks (1-8), while the Cardinals (5-4) picked up their first road win since 2011.
ALPINE, Texas — Senior running back Tevin Mitchell ran for 232 yards, but Sul Ross State rallied to beat Hardin-Simmons 42-38 on Saturday afternoon in American Southwest Conference action at Jackson Field in Alpine.
BELTON, Texas – The Howard Payne football team fell to 2nd ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 80-0 Saturday afternoon in conference action.
ABILENE, Texas - McMurry University and Incarnate Word will be meeting for just the second time on the football field on Saturday. Kickoff at Wilford Moore Stadium.
In conjunction with the Lone Survivor Foundation, the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Under Armour, Texas Tech University will present the "Lone Survivor Game" on Saturday, Nov. 9, when the Red Raiders take on the Kansas State Wildcats at Jones AT&T Stadium.
Howard Payne quarterback Richard Young, and Merkel grad Baylor Mullins were honored by the American Southwest Conference for their performances this past weekend.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- The Abilene Christian Wildcats needed a miracle to pull off a miracle. And unbelievably, they almost got it.
BROWNWOOD, Texas – Howard Payne's Richard Young threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 47-36 conference victory over East Texas Baptist University Saturday afternoon at Gordon Wood Stadium.
ABILENE, Texas - For the second week in a row, McMurry University’s football team got into an old fashioned shoot-out, this time with West Texas A&M University, the No. 9/16-ranked team in the nation for NCAA Division II. The result was a 90-57 defeat in a game that not only featured 147 combined points, but also 1,401 yards of total offense.
ABILENE, Texas — Third-ranked Mary Hardin-Baylor scored three non-offensive touchdowns and limited Hardin-Simmons to 180 yards in a 63-7 win on Saturday in American Southwest Conference action at Shelton Stadium.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech junior tight end Jace Amaro has been named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week after helping guide the Red Raiders to a 7-0 start to the season and to a 37-27 win at West Virginia last weekend.
COMMERCE, Texas – McMurry University faced Texas A&M-University-Commerce on the football field for the first time since 1971 and fell by a 65-43 margin at Memorial Stadium. The War Hawks (1-6) and Lions (5-2) made up for the lapse with an offense festival.
CLINTON, Miss. --- Recording 531 yards of total offense, the Howard Payne University football team's comeback would come up short as the Yellow Jackets fall 41-38 to Mississippi College Saturday afternoon at Robinson-Hale Stadium.
MARSHALL, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ football team limited East Texas Baptist to a season-low 252 yards and HSU rolled to a 55-17 win in American Southwest Conference action on Saturday night at Ornelas Stadium in Marshall.
ABILENE – John David Baker threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Abilene Christian University’s defense turned back turnover-prone University of the Incarnate Word, 40-6 Saturday afternoon in Shotwell Stadium on Homecoming and Senior Day for the Wildcats.
COMMERCE, Texas – McMurry University’s football team will try to snap a two-game skid when it travels to Texas A&M University-Commerce for a Saturday evening tilt (6 p.m.) at Memorial Stadium. The War Hawks (1-5) will be playing their fourth Lone Star Conference opponent when they face the Lions (4-2, 1-2 LSC).
Freshman quarterback Davis Webb has been named the Big 12 Conference Offense Player of the Week following his first career start against Iowa State where he led the Red Raiders to a 42-35 win.
Two Hardin-Simmons Cowboys received weekly honors by the conference after HSU's win over Howard Payne.
HOUSTON – Abilene Christian University senior wide receiver Taylor Gabriel had 174 receiving yards and three touchdowns Saturday on a record-setting night for the Wildcats as they whipped future Southland Conference rival Houston Baptist, 69-12, at BBVA Compass Stadium.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Midwestern State University showed why it is the No. 25-ranked team in NCAA Division II, running over McMurry University, 66-20, at Memorial Stadium. The Mustangs (4-1) out-gained the War Hawks (1-5) in total offense – 668 to 407 – with 476 yards coming on the ground.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons rushed for 381 yards en route to a 59-24 win over Howard Payne in homecoming and American Southwest Conference action at Shelton Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
WICHITA FALLS, Texas – McMurry University’s football team will take on another Lone Star Conference foe, when it travels to Midwestern State University on Saturday evening at Memorial Stadium. The War Hawks will carry a 1-4 record into the contest versus the Mustangs, 3-1, who are ranked No. 25 in the nation in the most recent NCAA Division II AFCA Coaches Poll.
BROWNWOOD, Texas – Joshua Martinez's 47-yard field goal attempt to tie the game would end Howard Payne's late game comeback in a 42-39 loss to Louisiana College Saturday afternoon in the Yellow Jackets conference opener.
ABILENE, Texas – After a 42 year hiatus, McMurry University renewed its rivalry with Angelo State University and suffered a tough 48-35 loss in its Homecoming game at Wilford Moore Stadium. The loss dropped the War Hawks to 1-4 on the season, while the Rams improved to 2-3.
DALLAS — Hardin-Simmons senior offensive lineman Charles North has been named one of the semifinalists for the 2013 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Awards and the 2013 Campbell Trophy.
ABILENE, Texas — Mondays are typically the mandatory NCAA off day for the Hardin-Simmons football team and this week 12 of the Cowboys spent their off day speaking to students at Clack Middle School.
The McMurry War Hawks picked up their first win of the season Saturday night in their home opener against Oklahoma Panhandle State.
FRISCO, Texas – Sophomore running back Jerome Regal rushed for 251 yards and two touchdowns, including the deciding score in a second overtime, as Tarleton State University overcame four turnovers to upset longtime nemesis Abilene Christian 41-34 Saturday night in Toyota Stadium.
NORMAL, Ill. – Anthony Warrum's 62-yard punt return on the final play of the first half Saturday night broke open a close game as Illinois State kept the nation's top scoring offense under wraps as the Redbirds knocked off ACU, 31-17, at Hancock Stadium.
TYLER, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ football team rolled up 573 yards of total offense and beat Texas College 66-34 on Saturday afternoon at Rose Stadium for its first win of the season.
Yellowjackets quarterback Richard Young was named the American Southwest Offensive Player of the Week on Sunday after a strong performance against Southwestern Assemblies of God the night before.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The last time the McMurry football team traveled to Stephen F. Austin, the results was the worst defeat in school history to open the 2011 season. While the 2013 War Hawks still tasted defeat at the hands of the Lumberjacks, they stood toe-to-toe versus their NCAA Division I FCS opponent before eventually succumbing, 50-13, at Homer Bryce Stadium.
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ football team fell to No. 3 Linfield 71-21 on Saturday afternoon at Shelton Stadium in Abilene.
ABILENE – Senior wide receiver Taylor Gabriel had his biggest night of the young season Saturday night as he caught three touchdown passes – including a 75-yard touchdown pass from John David Baker – as Abilene Christian University rolled to a 52-28 win over New Mexico Highlands in a non-conference football game at Shotwell Stadium.
Former Brownwood Lion and current TCU quarterback Casey Pachall will miss the next eight weeks for a broken arm.