Sam Houston State FCS Spring Football 2021 Playoff Capsule


Sam Houston State Bearkats


2020-21 Record: 6-0, 6-0
Coach: K. C. Keeler
Big Wins: 2/27 Southeastern Louisiana (43-38), 4/17 at Incarnate Word (42-14)
Bad Losses: None
Statistical Leaders:
Rushing: Ramon Jefferson, RB, 475 yards
Passing: Eric Schmid, QB, 2,021 yards
Receiving: Jequez Ezzard, WR, 608 yards
Tackles: Trevor Williams, LB, 48
Sacks: Jahari Kay, DL, 5.5
Interceptions: 4 tied with 1
2021 Spring Team Stats:
Rushing Offense:  179.4 (23rd in nation, 3rd in conference)
Passing Offense: 331.6 (9, 4)
Total Offense: 511.0 (6, 4)
Scoring Offense: 45.4 (4, 3)
Rushing Defense: 59.6 (7, 1)
Pass Defense: 307.0 (91, 9)
Total Defense: 366.6 (56, 1)
Scoring Defense: 18.2 (20, 1)
Turnover Margin: 0.20 (41, 7)
Sacks: 4.00 (3, 1)
Sacks Allowed: 1.60 (32, 1)
Recent Playoff Appearances:
2017Second RoundDefeated South Dakota
2017QuarterfinalsDefeated Kennesaw State
2017SemifinalsLost to North Dakota State
2016Second RoundDefeated Chattanooga
2016QuarterfinalsLost to James Madison
2015First RoundDefeated Southern Utah
2015Second RoundDefeated McNeese State
2015QuarterfinalsDefeated Colgate
2015SemifinalsLost to Jacksonville State
2014First RoundDefeated Southeastern Louisiana
2014Second RoundDefeated Jacksonville State
2014QuarterfinalsDefeated Villanova
2014SemifinalsLost to North Dakota State
2013First RoundDefeated Southern Utah
2013Second RoundLost to Southeastern Louisiana
2012Second RoundDefeated Cal Poly
2012QuarterfinalsDefeated Montana State
2012SemifinalsDefeated Eastern Washington
2012ChampionshipLost to North Dakota State
2011Second RoundDefeated Stony Brook
2011QuarterfinalsDefeated Montana State
2011SemifinalsDefeated Montana
2011ChampionshipLost to North Dakota State
2004First RoundDefeated Western Kentucky
2004QuarterfinalsDefeated Eastern Washington
2004SemifinalsLost to Montana
2001First RoundDefeated Northern Arizona
2001QuarterfinalsLost to Montana
1991First RoundLost to Middle Tennessee State
1986First RoundLost to Arkansas State
*all team stats through 4/12