Football

Decision on fall sports from Southland Conference could come on Thursday

After a Presidents meeting on Wednesday, Southland schools are still waiting for direction from the conference.

Harvey Updyke, former Lufkin resident who poisoned trees at Auburn, dies

SEC goes to conference-only schedule, Sept. 26 start

Texas Tech announces 2020 Hall of Fame class

SFA football loses season opener with SWAC moving football to the spring

UT proposes renaming football field to honor Ricky Williams, Tyler native Earl Campbell

Lufkin 3-star running back commits to University of Washington

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  UT football coach Tom Herman featured on governor PSA to promote COVID-19 fight

Texas Tech moving to mobile ticketing for 2020 football season

SFA football agrees to deal with Troy for 2023 opener

Black University of Texas athletes call for change

SFA football players one step closer to returning under new NCAA plan

Dave Campbell’s Shehan Jeyarajah discusses upcoming college football season

SFA ready to bring back athletes, working on plan for fans

Student-athletes will start returning June 1 and SFA is already looking at plans for fans returning in the fall.

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

The SEC’s announcement Friday is the latest sign that a college football season will be launched in some form this fall.

  SFA Coaches release statements after NCAA releases sanctions on programs

SFA Coaches offer statements following the latest NCAA Sanctions.

  SFA athletic leaders optimistic in July 1 return to campus

SFA is hoping to have select athletes back on campus by July.

Former ‘Jack John Franklin-Myers ready for a comeback season with the Jets

  SFA AD: all athletes could benefit from NCAA compensation plan

Texas Tech Athletics cutting budget by almost $7 million

Led by LSU, Alabama, SEC players dominate remote NFL draft

For all the changes, NFL draft kind of looked, well, normal

‘Mom’ of Texas Tech’s Raider Red dies Saturday

SFA releases 2020 football schedule

The SFA Lumberjacks is looking to improve on a 3-9 performance from last season.

Joe Burrow appears in new Nerf commercial with NFL stars

The toy company Nerf has released a new commercial featuring former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow alongside NFL stars.

Joe Burrow makes fun of his ‘tiny hands’

Former LSU and Heisman winning quarterback Joe Burrow had some fun on Twitter picking on his own “tiny hands.”

Ecomet Burley Jr.'s impact went beyond football field

Former Lufkin standout and Texas Tech Red Raider Ecomet Burley Jr. has died.

SFA football player back on campus after being shot in the head

SFA football player LaCoryien Washington wakes up everyday thankful for the little things in life after he survived a gun shot wound to his head in October.

Former player’s death emotionally rocks the NSU family

Wade Williams is the Natchitoches school’s second graduate in 40 days to have died in a plane crash

Mahomes after Super Bowl celebration: ‘TTU prepared me for these moments’

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes apparently got more than an education and a football career from Texas Tech.

  ETN: KLTV sports director previews 2020 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose award ceremony

The winner of the 7th Annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award will be announced tonight, and Michael Coleman, KLTV’s sports director, stopped by the East Texas Now desk afternoon to give a quick preview of the ceremony and a rundown of the five college football players nominated for the award.

LSU wins 4th national championship with 42-25 victory over Clemson

LSU was seeking its first national championship since 2007 and first in the College Football Playoff era.

Joe Burrow meets Drew Brees for the first time: ‘You were my idol growing up'

Louisiana’s two favorite quarterbacks, LSU’s Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow and New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees, met in person for the first time on Sunday, Jan. 12.

Clemson-LSU championship tickets cost more than a lot of folks’ mortgage payments

The price of admission to the title clash between defending champs Clemson and LSU at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is averaging more than $1,500 a seat.

College Bowl Season scores

College Football bowl scores.

Daughter-in-law of LSU coach among 5 killed in La. plane crash

Louisiana sports reporter Carley McCord was among those who died in the crash on the way to a college football game.

Selection Committee announces finalists for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award today announced the 2019 finalists as determined by the Selection Committee.

LSU QB Joe Burrow named Heisman Trophy finalist

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.

SFA preparing for tough season opener at Baylor

The SFA Lumberjacks will begin their 93rd season of completion on the road at Baylor University in Waco.

Matt Wells era set to kick off; a look back at Tech’s offseason

It has been over 275 days since we last saw the Red Raider football team in action, and there has been plenty of events that have happened since...

Former LSU star Derrius Guice trash talks Texas Longhorns in Instagram post with Matthew McConaughey

Former LSU star and current Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice was excited to meet actor Matthew McConaughey, according to a recent Instagram post.

TCU will start grad transfer QB and also use a true freshman

TCU will play at least two quarterback in first quarter of season opener, starting with grad transfer Delton before true freshman Duggan

WATCH: Coach O’s season-opening press conference

LSU is a 28-point favorite over Georgia Southern in the 2019 season opener.

Winning at home is key for the Red Raiders success

Mental and physical toughness is essential to success in college football, and so is defending your home turf...

  SFA Coach Carthel surprises senior with scholarship

After a long day of practice and meetings senior Stephen F. Austin State University running back Thomas Hutchings was given one of the biggest surprises of his life.

LSU QB Joe Burrow returns to practice as the Tigers get back to work after first scrimmage of fall camp

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow was back at practice after a brief absence last week for an undisclosed injury.

  SFA football player’s teammates help reveal second child’s gender

That's one Powerade bath that this tight end will remember forever!

LSU Football releases 2020 schedule

LSU Football has released its schedule for the 2020 season.

FOOTBALL IS BACK: Red Raiders host first fall camp practice

Friday’s practice marked the first of 22 scheduled workouts as they prepare for the season opener on August 31.

Group of SFA QB’s look to lead 'Jacks in 2019 season

The 'Jacks have 19 spring practices left before opening up the season Aug. 31 at Baylor.

  Mount Vernon ISD superintendent speaks about decision to hire former Baylor football coach

Mount Vernon ISD’s decision to hire former Art Briles, Baylor University’s former head football coach, may very well be the biggest thing to happen to the town’s football team since Don Meredith went on to play for the Dallas Cowboys.

2 Texas A&M Commerce football players robbed, shot while on spring break

Two Texas A&M University-Commerce football players were robbed and shot while they were spending their spring break in Florida, according to the school’s athletics department.

SEC officiating under scrutiny during historic LSU, Texas A&M overtime game

As if LSU fans needed any more reason to be upset at the SEC's officiating this year.

Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

Tua Tagovailoa is a star on the field for Alabama football team. Now, it appears, Tagovailoa wants the option to play out the Tide’s season virtually.

All you need to know for the BCS Title Game

Texas & Alabama play for the BCS title Thursday night.

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Alumni

Which school has the best former players?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Food

Which school can serve the best plate?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Fans

Longhorn or Bama fans?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best College Town

Austin or Tuscaloosa?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Conference

Big 12 or the SEC?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Special Teams

Who's special at special teams?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Defense

Debate over the two of the best defense's in college football.

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Traditions

Of the two tradition rich programs, who has the richest?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Mascot

Bevo or the Red Elephants?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best Coach

Mack Brown or Nick Saban?

Texas vs. Alabama Matchup - Best QB

Colt McCoy or Greg McElroy?

S.F.A. football will host playoff game

'Jacks will make first playoff appearance since 1995.

Moses leads SFA past Sam Houston

The Lumberjacks end a five game losing streak to the Bearkats.

East Texan ruled ineligible

Lufkin's Dez Bryant may not play again this season for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Tatum's Beall leads Houston to big upset

Cougars shock No. 5 Oklahoma State.

SFA scores record 92 points

'Jacks pound Texas College 92 to 0.

Five East Texans named all Big 12

Four East Texans are on the first team offense.