Andrew Fregia, Sam Houston State

Andrew Fregia is ready for another strong season. (SHSU photo)


Fall Report: Sam Houston State

Fall Report

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Sam Houston State is one of the nation’s premier mid-majors for a good reason.

It wasn’t too long ago, before the Mark Johnson era at SHSU, that the Bearkats were an afterthought in the State of Texas. Sure, they’d occasionally make the NCAA postseason, but nothing like this.

Johnson, the legendary former Texas A&M coach turned program builder in Huntsville, got the Bearkats kick-started in the right direction, while David Pierce, who is now at Texas, turned SHSU into a postseason mainstay. Now, Matt Deggs is continuing where Pierce left off and took the program to unprecedented territory[…]


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