2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
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WAC expansion could bring football back to FCS

The Western Athletic Conference has announced that it will add four schools from the Southland Conference and one from the Big Sky to bring its membership to 13.

Stephen F. Austin player has an epic flop (0:16)
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Memphis WR Tahj Washington jets down the field for a 48-yard TD (0:26)
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UTSA's Harris and Cephus connect in the back of the end zone (0:27)
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Rikel goes untouched to end zone for SFA touchdown (0:20)
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Stephen F. Austin takes delay of game penalty in show of equality (0:49)
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199dAlex Scarborough

Southland opts for '21, allows fall nonconference

The Southland Conference has opted to play college football in the spring, but it did allow wiggle room for its members to play nonconference games this fall.

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283dMyron Medcalf

NCAA says SFA had lack of institutional control

Stephen F. Austin faces a series of penalties, including the vacating of games, for a lack of institutional control violation (Level I) involving the "erroneous certification" of 82 student-athletes in nine sports over the past decade.

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McGowen, Stephen F. Austin beat Northwestern St. 32-20

Josh McGowen ran 158 yards and a score on 22 carries, Xavier Gipson had seven receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown, and Stephen F. Austin beat Northwestern State 32-20 in the season finale for both teams on Thursday night.

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1yHeather Dinich

Rivals admit missteps in band-kicker incident

Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin both admitted mistakes were made after a video showed Sam Houston State's kicker pushing an associate band director from SFA.

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Sam Houston State tops Stephen F. Austin 31-20

Donovan Williams ran for two scores, Ty Brock threw a touchdown pass and Sam Houston State scored 17 fourth-quarter points to rally to beat Stephen F. Austin 31-20 on Saturday in a game that featured nine turnovers.