Scores

Final

Sam Houston 36

(11-0, 7-0 Southland)

Texas State 14

(6-6, 4-2 home)

4:00 PM ET, November 19, 2011

Bobcat Stadium (TX), San Marcos, TX

1 2 3 4 T
SHSU 10 7 3 1636
TXST 0 7 7 014

Top Performers

Passing: T. Arndt (TXST) - 153 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Flanders (SHSU) - 17 CAR, 132 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: I. Battle (TXST) - 4 REC, 82 YDS, 1 TD

Sam Houston St. 36, Texas St. 14

Associated Press

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Tim Flanders ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns and Sam Houston State completed an undefeated regular season with a 36-14 victory over Texas State Saturday.

The Bearkats (11-0) roared to a 17-0 lead as Flanders ran 32 yards for a touchdown and Brian Bell threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Torrance Williams. Texas State got within 17-14 when Tyler Ardnt threw two TD passes, but the Bearkats kept the Bobcats off the scoreboard after that.

It was Flanders' sixth 100-yard rushing game of the season, and he has scored 20 touchdowns.

Sam Houston State, the Southland Conference champion, begins the FCS playoffs next week. Pairings will be announced on Sunday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHSU
TXST
1st Downs1914
Total Yards368236
Passing137153
Rushing23183
Penalties4-408-65
3rd Down Conversions4-163-13
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers22
Possession35:1424:46

Passing Leaders

Sam Houston StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bell9/211376.511
Texas StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Arndt12/311534.920

Rushing Leaders

Sam Houston StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Flanders171327.8232
Sincere9556.1033
Texas StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Franks12715.9022
Curry881.005

Receiving Leaders

Sam Houston StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams33913.0128
Sincere12828.0028
Texas StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Battle48220.5141
Curry22211.0017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSHSUTXST
TD13:10Tim Flanders 32 Yd Run (Craig Alaniz Kick) 70
FG05:27Craig Alaniz 35 Yd 100
SECOND QUARTERSHSUTXST
TD14:47Torrance Williams 28 Yd Pass From Brian Bell (Craig Alaniz Kick) 170
TD00:30Darius Bolden 9 Yd Pass From Tyler Arndt (Will Johnson Kick) 177
THIRD QUARTERSHSUTXST
TD10:09Isaiah Battle 15 Yd Pass From Tyler Arndt (Will Johnson Kick) 1714
FG05:35Craig Alaniz 27 Yd 2014
FOURTH QUARTERSHSUTXST
TD14:24Tim Flanders 2 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2614
TD05:35Ryan Wilson 13 Yd Run (Craig Alaniz Kick) 3314
FG00:51Craig Alaniz 20 Yd 3614