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  • Nebraska crushes FAU in opener, will play McNeese next week

    Nebraska crushes FAU in opener, will play McNeese next week

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:42:53 GMT
    (Source: McNeese State University)(Source: McNeese State University)
    Senior running back Ameer Abdullah sprinted for a career-high 232 yards, while Kenny Bell and Jordan Westerkamp each added 100-yard receiving games, as No. 22 Nebraska rolled to over Florida Atlantic Saturday.More >>
    Senior running back Ameer Abdullah sprinted for a career-high 232 yards, while Kenny Bell and Jordan Westerkamp each added 100-yard receiving games, as No. 22 Nebraska rolled to over Florida Atlantic Saturday.More >>
  • Lamar beats Grambling State 42-27

    Lamar beats Grambling State 42-27

    Caleb Berry threw for 389 yards and five touchdowns, leading Lamar to a 42-27 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.More >>
    Caleb Berry threw for 389 yards and five touchdowns, leading Lamar to a 42-27 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.More >>
  • Bennett leads SE Louisiana past Jacksonville 44-3

    Bennett leads SE Louisiana past Jacksonville 44-3

    Bryan Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another and Southeastern Louisiana beat Jacksonville 44-3 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.More >>
    Bryan Bennett threw two touchdown passes and ran for another and Southeastern Louisiana beat Jacksonville 44-3 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.More >>
  • Sam Houston State rolls past Alabama State 51-20

    Sam Houston State rolls past Alabama State 51-20

    Jared Johnson threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns, Keshawn Hill had two scores and Sam Houston State defeated Alabama State 51-20 Saturday night.More >>
    Jared Johnson threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns, Keshawn Hill had two scores and Sam Houston State defeated Alabama State 51-20 Saturday night.More >>
  • Sacramento State defeats Incarnate Word 49-13

    Sacramento State defeats Incarnate Word 49-13

    Garrett Safron led Sacramento State to a 49-13 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday night, throwing for 251 yards and five touchdowns.More >>
    Garrett Safron led Sacramento State to a 49-13 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday night, throwing for 251 yards and five touchdowns.More >>
  • Texas Tech hangs on to beat Central Arkansas 42-35

    Texas Tech hangs on to beat Central Arkansas 42-35

    Davis Webb threw for 452 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 42-35 win over Central Arkansas Saturday night.More >>
    Davis Webb threw for 452 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 42-35 win over Central Arkansas Saturday night.More >>
  • No. 20 K-State rolls past Stephen F. Austin, 55-16

    No. 20 K-State rolls past Stephen F. Austin, 55-16

    Jake Waters threw for 223 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and Charles Jones ran for a pair of scores as No. 20 Kansas State pounded Stephen F. Austin 55-16 on Saturday night.More >>
    Jake Waters threw for 223 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and Charles Jones ran for a pair of scores as No. 20 Kansas State pounded Stephen F. Austin 55-16 on Saturday night.More >>
  • Texas State pounds Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-0

    Texas State pounds Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-0

    Tyler Jones threw for 278 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas State to a 65-0 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday.More >>
    Tyler Jones threw for 278 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas State to a 65-0 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday.More >>
  • Owens leads Air Force to 44-16 win over Nicholls

    Owens leads Air Force to 44-16 win over Nicholls

    Jacobi Owens rushed for 233 yards in his Air Force debut and Devin Rushing scored two short touchdowns, helping the Falcons beat Nicholls 44-16 on Saturday for their 19th straight win over a team from the Football...More >>
    Jacobi Owens rushed for 233 yards in his Air Force debut and Devin Rushing scored two short touchdowns, helping the Falcons beat Nicholls 44-16 on Saturday for their 19th straight win over a team from the Football...More >>
  • Texas Tech QB Webb wants to have fun against UCA

    Texas Tech QB Webb wants to have fun against UCA

    Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury says quarterback Davis Webb is more mature and confident this season.More >>
    Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury says quarterback Davis Webb is more mature and confident this season.More >>
  • No. 20 K-State wary of opening against FCS foes

    No. 20 K-State wary of opening against FCS foes

    No. 20 Kansas State knows well the perils of playing an FCS school the first weekend of the season. The Wildcats were stunned by North Dakota State last year.More >>
    No. 20 Kansas State knows well the perils of playing an FCS school the first weekend of the season. The Wildcats were stunned by North Dakota State last year.More >>
  • McNeese State Cowboys unveil camouflage jerseys

    McNeese State Cowboys unveil camouflage jerseys

    The McNeese State Cowboys on Thursday gave KPLC a glimpse of the camouflage jerseys they will wear for their home opener Sept. 13 against Prairie View. The one-of-a-kind military appreciation jerseys will be available for purchase following the game. For more information, go to www.mcneesesports.comMore >>
    The McNeese State Cowboys on Thursday gave KPLC a glimpse of the camouflage jerseys they will wear for their home opener Sept. 13 against Prairie View. The one-of-a-kind military appreciation jerseys will be available for purchase following the game. For more information, go to www.mcneesesports.comMore >>
  • No. 3 Southeastern Lions host Jacksonville to open 2014 season

    No. 3 Southeastern Lions host Jacksonville to open 2014 season

    The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team, ranked No. 3 in both Football Championship Subdivision polls, will officially open the 2014 season on Saturday, hosting Jacksonville at 7 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium.More >>
    The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team, ranked No. 3 in both Football Championship Subdivision polls, will officially open the 2014 season on Saturday, hosting Jacksonville at 7 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium.More >>
  • McNeese volleyball opens season at Florida Atlantic Invitational

    McNeese volleyball opens season at Florida Atlantic Invitational

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:06:17 GMT
    After months of preparation and countless hours in the gym, first-year head coach Ashleigh Fitzgerald and her McNeese volleyball team will hit the road for a weekend tournament in Florida.More >>
    After months of preparation and countless hours in the gym, first-year head coach Ashleigh Fitzgerald and her McNeese volleyball team will hit the road for a weekend tournament in Florida.More >>
  • Georgia State snaps 16-game skid with 38-37 win

    Georgia State snaps 16-game skid with 38-37 win

    Will Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.More >>
    Will Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.More >>
  • Eastern Washington outlasts Sam Houston St. 56-35

    Eastern Washington outlasts Sam Houston St. 56-35

    Vernon Adams threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 56-35 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday in the first college football game of the season.More >>
    Vernon Adams threw for 302 yards and four touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 56-35 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday in the first college football game of the season.More >>
  • McNeese, UL-Lafayette to play football in 2016

    McNeese, UL-Lafayette to play football in 2016

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:21:42 GMT
    (Source: McNeese State University)(Source: McNeese State University)
    The Cowboys are getting another shot at the Ragin' Cajuns.McNeese State and Louisiana-Lafayette will face off in Lafayette on Sept. 10, 2016.More >>
    The Cowboys are getting another shot at the Ragin' Cajuns.McNeese State and Louisiana-Lafayette will face off in Lafayette on Sept. 10, 2016.
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  • Deonte Shorts named Southern's starting quarterback

    Deonte Shorts named Southern's starting quarterback

    Shorts took the vast majority of first team reps throughout fall camp while in close competition with true freshmen Jarrad Hayes and Austin Howard.More >>
    Shorts took the vast majority of first team reps throughout fall camp while in close competition with true freshmen Jarrad Hayes and Austin Howard.More >>
  • McNeese Kicker feels at home in Cowboy Stadium

    McNeese Kicker feels at home in Cowboy Stadium

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:15:44 GMT
    (Source: McNeese State University)(Source: McNeese State University)
    McNeese with plenty of depth this season, particularly in Special Teams. One of those fighting for a starting position, Kicker Alex Kjellsten who transferred from LSU. And he says being back in Lake Charles and playing for the Cowboys feels like home."What really sealed the deal was the home environment. I have a great family in Lake Charles and I didn't want to leave them. I grew up watching McNeese football. My grandpa has season tickets here, so I was always at McNeese football games and a...More >>
    McNeese with plenty of depth this season, particularly in Special Teams. One of those fighting for a starting position, Kicker Alex Kjellsten who transferred from LSU. And he says being back in Lake Charles and playing for the Cowboys feels like home."What really sealed the deal was the home environment. I have a great family in Lake Charles and I didn't want to leave them. I grew up watching McNeese football. My grandpa has season tickets here, so I was always at McNeese football games and a...More >>
  • McNeese football full-padded practice, defensive line ready for action

    McNeese football full-padded practice, defensive line ready for action

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:30:17 GMT
    Tuesday's first practice in full pads didn't lack any excitement as the McNeese Cowboys prepare for the 2014 football season and working toward the first scrimmage of fall camp this Saturday evening at 6 p.m.More >>
    Tuesday's first practice in full pads didn't lack any excitement as the McNeese Cowboys prepare for the 2014 football season and working toward the first scrimmage of fall camp this Saturday evening at 6 p.m.
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  • McNeese Women's Basketball releases 2014-2015 season schedule

    McNeese Women's Basketball releases 2014-2015 season schedule

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:29:21 GMT
    (Source: McNeese State University)(Source: McNeese State University)
    The McNeese State women's basketball team released its 20014-15 schedule on Wednesday.More >>
    The McNeese State women's basketball team released its 20014-15 schedule on Wednesday.More >>
  • McNeese Training Camp - Tight Ends

    McNeese Training Camp - Tight Ends

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:26:22 GMT
    This is another position where the Cowboys lost a starter in Nic Jacobs, who left school early to enter the NFL Draft and was signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints. McNeese signed Deondre Skinner in the summer, a 6-3, 247 freshman from Patterson who inked with Houston out of high school, and then Tulane, but never enrolled at either. Skinner will compete for the starting spot with returning sophomore Zach Hetrick, who has been named to the Southland Conference preseason first tea...More >>
    This is another position where the Cowboys lost a starter in Nic Jacobs, who left school early to enter the NFL Draft and was signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints. McNeese signed Deondre Skinner in the summer, a 6-3, 247 freshman from Patterson who inked with Houston out of high school, and then Tulane, but never enrolled at either. Skinner will compete for the starting spot with returning sophomore Zach Hetrick, who has been named to the Southland Conference preseason first tea...More >>
  • McNeese Men's Basketball releases 2014-2015 season schedule

    McNeese Men's Basketball releases 2014-2015 season schedule

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:29:00 GMT
    2014-14 McNeese Cowboys Basketball ScheduleNov. 14 at Baylor TBANov. 18 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 7 p.m.Nov. 21 JARVIS CHRISTIAN 7 p.m.Nov. 29 at LSU TBADec. 3 SOUTHERN-N.O. (DH) 8 p.m.Dec. 6 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 7 p.m.Dec. 13 at TCU TBADec. 16 LSU-ALEXANDRIA 7 p.m.Dec. 20 TOLEDO 1 p.m.Dec. 22 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 7 p.m.Dec. 30 at Mississippi State TBAJan. 3 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN (DH) 3 p.m.Jan. 5 *HOUSTON BAPTIST 7 p.m.Jan. 10 *at AM-Corpus Christi (DH) TBAJan. 17 *at Sam Houston State (DH) TBAJan. 20 *ABI...More >>
    2014-14 McNeese Cowboys Basketball ScheduleNov. 14 at Baylor TBANov. 18 LOUISIANA COLLEGE 7 p.m.Nov. 21 JARVIS CHRISTIAN 7 p.m.Nov. 29 at LSU TBADec. 3 SOUTHERN-N.O. (DH) 8 p.m.Dec. 6 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 7 p.m.Dec. 13 at TCU TBADec. 16 LSU-ALEXANDRIA 7 p.m.Dec. 20 TOLEDO 1 p.m.Dec. 22 CENTRAL MICHIGAN 7 p.m.Dec. 30 at Mississippi State TBAJan. 3 *STEPHEN F. AUSTIN (DH) 3 p.m.Jan. 5 *HOUSTON BAPTIST 7 p.m.Jan. 10 *at AM-Corpus Christi (DH) TBAJan. 17 *at Sam Houston State (DH) TBAJan. 20 *ABI...More >>
  • McNeese Soccer ready for start of season

    McNeese Soccer ready for start of season

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:25:47 GMT
    "I know that we've worked on a lot of balls in the air and our main goal is scoring more goals this year and just staying strong, and starting it off as a winning record. I think we can do it, I think it's going to be our year." -Tori Lasiter"I think we've got a really good senior class, I think we've got good numbers in our seniors class. Each of them plays a very important role on the field, and I think that experience, along with their leadership, is really going to pay off for us. " - Hea...More >>
    "I know that we've worked on a lot of balls in the air and our main goal is scoring more goals this year and just staying strong, and starting it off as a winning record. I think we can do it, I think it's going to be our year." -Tori Lasiter"I think we've got a really good senior class, I think we've got good numbers in our seniors class. Each of them plays a very important role on the field, and I think that experience, along with their leadership, is really going to pay off for us. " - Hea...More >>
  • McNeese Volleyball has their first practice

    McNeese Volleyball has their first practice

    Monday, August 11 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-12 02:57:49 GMT
    Volleyball practice is underway as the 2014 season draws near. New head coach Ashleigh Fitzgerald got a chance to work with the girls in the Spring, but is really getting the Cowgirls prepared for Match 1 on August 29th."Really looking forward to getting this season started, returning a lot of kids. I only have 3 new ones. It's my first year and my staff's first year but I feel like we have some familiarity with everybody because we got a chance to work with them in the spring, so we're going...More >>
    Volleyball practice is underway as the 2014 season draws near. New head coach Ashleigh Fitzgerald got a chance to work with the girls in the Spring, but is really getting the Cowgirls prepared for Match 1 on August 29th."Really looking forward to getting this season started, returning a lot of kids. I only have 3 new ones. It's my first year and my staff's first year but I feel like we have some familiarity with everybody because we got a chance to work with them in the spring, so we're going...More >>
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