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College Football: Teams picked for Texas State’s Maroon and Gold Spring Game

The Bobcats stepped away from practice for one day to have a little fun.

Texas State had team captains select players for Saturday’s Maroon and Gold Game during a fantasy draft Wednesday afternoon. The Gold team was led by captains Craig Mager, Bradley Miller, Kris Petersen and Adrian Bellard, while the Maroon team was led by captains David Mayo, Ben Ijah, Tomas Luna and Matt Freeman.

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College Football: Five things we learned during Saturday’s scrimmage

Texas State’s second scrimmage of spring camp didn’t look anything like the first one.

After the offense dominated the first scrimmage, the Bobcat defense seemed motivated to show that was a fluke. Quarterback Tyler Jones and company struggled to get things going for most of Saturday’s intrasquad game. The defense had three interceptions and two fourth-down stops.

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College Football: Defense brings the ‘thud’ back to Tuesday’s practice

Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione isn’t one to deliver ultimatums to his team, especially with the regular season five months off.

So, when he does, it’s heard loud and clear.

After the defense had a lackluster practice Monday, Franchione left little doubt about his feelings.

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College Football: Lowe leads loaded backfield in 2014

If Saturday’s scrimmage was any indication, Texas State should be set at tailback in 2014.

The Bobcats have worked throughout spring camp on refining their passing game and adjusting to an up-tempo offense. So, Saturday’s scrimmage finally offered a chance for Texas State’s crowded backfield of Robert Lowe, Terrence Franks, Chris Nutall, and Louis Rubin to shine.

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College Football: Five observations from Saturday’s scrimmage

Robert Lowe led an offense that shined during the first scrimmage of spring camp. Lowe had 76 yards and two touchdowns.

Junior tailback Robert Lowe (No. 28) led an offense that shined during the first scrimmage of spring camp Saturday inside Bobcat Stadium. Lowe had 76 yards and two touchdowns (File Photo).

 

After Saturday’s first scrimmage was over, Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione wasn’t willing to say how good his offense looked.

Franchione wanted to see the tape from Saturday’s intrasquad game first.

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College Football: Texas State closing in on first scrimmage

Ever since spring camp opened a few weeks back, Texas State has been honing new schemes on offense and defense.

Now, it’s time to see how those systems will work in more of a game setting.

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College Football: C.J. Best learning new position on the fly

C.J. Best wasn’t sure what to expect when Texas State asked him to move from running back to slot receiver.

“I’m going to be a running back for life,” Best said. “That’s my heart and soul. They put me a wide receiver because I’m good in space.”

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College Football: Putting a bow on Texas State’s Pro Day

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Former Texas State defensive end Jamie Clavell-Head participates in the three-cone drill during Wednesday’s Pro Day as scouts from the Jaguars and Redskins watch closely (Photo by Joe Vozzelli).

Every Pro Day, there’s that one surprise player who seemingly comes out of nowhere.

In Texas State’s Pro Day Wednesday afternoon inside Bobcat Stadium, that player was Jamie Clavell-Head. The 6-foot-3 inch defensive end joined 13 other former Bobcats, who worked out for NFL scouts. Clavell-Head impressed the scouts so much that they wanted to see more. In those position-based drills, the defensive end showed off his side-to-side movement and quickness around the edge of the line.

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College Football: Wrapping up Week One of spring practice

Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione made one thing clear to his team during Saturday’s practice: It’s not enough to break off one big play.

C.J. Best learned that quickly. After the junior slot receiver scampered for a 40-yard run into the end zone on an option pitch from quarterback Tyler Jones during a 15-minute scrimmage, Best had a momentary lapse in concentration a few plays later.

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College Basketball: Kaspar opens up about Texas State’s past season, future

Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar draws up a play during a timeout this past season (Photo by Gerald Castillo).

Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar draws up a play during a timeout this past season. The Bobcats went 8-23 in 2013-14 (Photo by Gerald Castillo).

Less than two weeks after he saw his team step off the court for the last time in the 2013-14 season and fade down the stretch, Texas State head coach Danny Kaspar sat down for an exclusive interview with the Daily Record.

Kaspar spoke at length about the past season that saw the Bobcats win just eight games and what the future of the program holds.

Here is what Kaspar had to say.

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