Eat ’Em Up, Kats! Sam Houston State Wins First Football Championship

Eat ’Em Up, Kats! Sam Houston State Wins First Football Championship

Sam Houston State Bearkats and head coach K.C. Keeler celebrate after defeating South Dakota State in the NCAA college FCS Football Championship in Frisco on May 16, 2021.WHO: Sam Houston State University football WHAT: The Bearkats beat South Dakota State in Frisco Sunday, giving Texas its first NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) winner since the tournament began in 1978. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: Remember what it’s like to watch a Texas college football team win a national championship? It’s fun. It’s agonizing. And it sometimes seems about as rare as being struck by lightning. On Sunday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, lightning struck North Texas in the second quarter, delaying the FCS championship game between South Dakota State and Sam Houston for more than an hour. And then it struck again, when the Bearkats turned a 17–7 lead into a 21–17 deficit with five minutes and 41 seconds remaining in the fourth…View Original Post

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