2012 A&M-COMMERCE FOOTBALL
March 22, 2013
TYLER RAWLINGS HONORED BY NFF GRIDIRON CLUB OF DALLAS
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior wide receiver Tyler Rawlings was one of nine Dallas-area collegiate student-athletes recognized at the 2013 National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 21st.
February 6, 2013
2013 A&M-COMMERCE SIGNING DAY BLOG
Signing Day is here! Follow along all day as we announce the newest members of the Lion Football Family.
February 2, 2013
MASON PROVES HIS WORTH IN 2013 TEXAS VS THE NATION ALL-STAR GAME
ALLEN, Texas -- Senior linebacker Danny Mason officially played in his final collegiate game Saturday afternoon, representing A&M-Commerce while suiting up for Team Texas in the 2013 Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Game at Eagle Stadium in Allen.
January 22, 2013
COLBY CARTHEL NAMED A&M-COMMERCE'S 19TH HEAD FOOTBALL COACH
COMMERCE, Texas – Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic Director Ryan Ivey today announced the hiring of Colby Carthel as the 19th head football coach in Lion program history.
January 18, 2013
MASON INVITED TO PLAY IN 2013 TEXAS VS. THE NATION ALL-STAR GAME
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason has been invited to play in the 2013 Texas vs. The Nation game on Saturday, February 2nd at Eagle Stadium in Allen, Texas. Mason will be playing on the Texas roster as the game pits players either from the state of Texas or who played for a Lone Star state school against those from the rest of the nation.
December 5, 2012
DANNY MASON EARNS BSN SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICA HONORS
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce's extensive list of All-Americans now has another name on the exclusive list as senior linebacker Danny Mason has been named a 2012 Beyond Sports Network second team All-American, announced today by the organization.
December 1, 2012
DANNY MASON TABBED DAKTRONICS FIRST TEAM ALL-REGION SELECTION
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason continues to receive some of the highest accolades available, being named a first team Daktronics All-Super Region IV selection at linebacker.
November 16, 2012
DANNY MASON NAMED LONE STAR CONFERENCE LINEBACKER OF THE YEAR
RICHARDSON, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason has been named the 2012 Lone Star Conference Linebacker of the Year, announced today by league officials. The 2012 Lone Star Conference postseason football awards were released with Mason and junior wide receiver Garrett Smith receiving recognition.
November 10, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE FALLS TO 17TH-RANKED BUFFS 45-14 ON SENIOR DAY
COMMERCE, Texas – A&M-Commerce closed out the 2012 football season with a 45-14 loss to 17th-ranked West Texas A&M Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Lions close out the year with a 1-9 overall record, finishing 1-7 in Lone Star Conference play.
November 7, 2012
LIONS CLOSE OUT 2012 SEASON HOSTING WEST TEXAS A&M ON SENIOR DAY
A&M-Commerce hits the field for the final time in 2012, hosting 17th-ranked West Texas A&M in the season finale on Saturday, November 10 at 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. The game against the Buffs also marks the Lions Senior Day for 2012.
November 3, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE FALLS AT EASTERN NEW MEXICO, 7-3, IN DEFENSIVE BATTLE
BLACKWATER DRAW, N.M. – A&M-Commerce’s offensive never made it out of the locker room Saturday afternoon as the Lions manage just three points and 275 yards of total offense, falling to Eastern New Mexico 7-3 at Greyhound Stadium.
October 29, 2012
FINAL ROAD TRIP OF 2012 SENDS LIONS TO EASTERN NEW MEXICO
A&M-Commerce hits the road for the final time in the 2012 season, making the trip west to Blackwater Draw, N.M. for a showdown with Eastern New Mexico on Saturday, November 3. Opening kick against the Greyhounds is set for 2 p.m. CT (1 p.m. MT).
October 27, 2012
LATE WILDCAT STRIKE HANDS LIONS 24-17 HOMECOMING DEFEAT
COMMERCE, Texas – For the second-straight week, A&M-Commerce seemed in complete control at halftime against a tough Lone Star Conference foe. But for the second-straight week, the Lions drop a heartbreaker in the fourth quarter, falling to the Wildcats 24-17 on Homecoming. The loss drops A&M-Commerce to 1-7 on the year and 1-5 in Lone Star Conference play.
October 22, 2012
LIONS WELCOME WILDCATS TO COMMERCE ONE FINAL TIME ON HOMECOMING
A&M-Commerce returns to the turf at Memorial Stadium today at 2 p.m., hosting Abilene Christian in a key Lone Star Conference showdown. The game between the Lions and the Wildcats also marks the 77th annual Homecoming game at A&M-Commerce.
October 20, 2012
LIONS SQUANDER EARLY ADVANTAGE IN 17-16 LOSS AT ANGELO STATE
SAN ANGELO, Texas – A&M-Commerce looked like a new team for the opening half Saturday evening, building a 13-0 halftime against Angelo State. But the Rams would outscore the Lions 17-3 in the second half, handing A&M-Commerce a heartbreaking 17-16 loss at San Angelo Stadium as A&M-Commerce drops to 1-6 overall and 1-4 in Lone Star Conference play.
October 15, 2012
LIONS HEAD TO SAN ANGELO FOR SATURDAY SHOWDOWN WITH RAMS
Its back on the road this week for A&M-Commerce, looking to notch its first road victory of the season as the Lions head west, taking on Angelo State at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 20 at San Angelo Stadium.
October 13, 2012
TEXANS, LIGHTNING PROVE TOO MUCH AS LIONS FALL 43-10
COMMERCE, Texas – A combination of an aggressive Tarleton State offense, a struggling A&M-Commerce defense and a nearly two-hour weather delay proved to be too much to overcome as the Lions drop a 43-10 decision to the Texans at Memorial Stadium Saturday evening.
October 8, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE OPENS SEASON'S SECOND HALF HOSTING TARLETON STATE
A&M-Commerce begins the second half of the 2012 season at home, hosting Lone Star Conference rival Tarleton State at 6 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It marks the third installment of the newly-created President’s Trophy as the Lions will look to claim the prize for the first time.
October 6, 2012
FIRST HALF DEFICIT PROVES TOO MUCH AS LIONS FALL TO CARDINALS, 31-9
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A&M-Commerce dug itself a 24-0 hole in the first half against Incarnate Word and was unable to recover, dropping a 31-9 decision to the Cardinals at Benson Stadium Saturday evening. The Lions fall to 1-4 on the season and 1-2 in Lone Star Conference play while Incarnate Word improves to 2-4 and 1-3 in LSC action.
October 1, 2012
MASON TABBED LONE STAR CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
COMMERCE, Texas -- A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason has been named the Lone Star Conference's Defensive Player of the Week, announced today by conference officials.
October 1, 2012
LIONS RETURN TO ALAMO CITY FACING INCARNATE WORD SATURDAY
A&M-Commerce looks to build on its success from last week, making it second trip of the season to San Antonio to take on Lone Star Conference rival Incarnate Word at Benson Stadium Saturday, October 6 at 7 p.m.
September 29, 2012
LIONS RALLY TO STUN JAVELINAS, 21-14, IN OVERTIME THRILLER
COMMERCE, Texas -- Trailing by a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, A&M-Commerce rallied to tie the game with eight seconds remaining, then held off A&M-Kingsville in overtime to notch an emotional 21-14 victory on a rainy night at Memorial Stadium. The Lions halt a four-game skid, improving to 1-3 on the year and 1-1 in Lone Star Conference play, and capture the Chennault Cup for the first time since 2001.
September 24, 2012
LIONS RETURN TO ACTION HOSTING TEXAS A&M-KINGSVILLE SATURDAY
A&M-Commerce returns to action on the turf at Memorial Stadium, hosting long-time rival Texas A&M-Kingsville at 6 p.m. Saturday, September 29. The game against the Javelinas marks the 18th installment of the Chennault Cup, the annual trophy game staged between the Lions and Javelinas.
September 13, 2012
LIONS STAMPEDED BY MUSTANGS, 65-14, AT COWBOYS STADIUM
A&M-Commerce spotted 16th-ranked Midwestern State a 37-point lead and never recovered, getting routed by the Mustangs 65-14 at the kickoff game of the 2012 Lone Star Football Festival at Cowboys Stadium. The Lions drop to 0-3 on the year and 0-1 in LSC play while the Mustangs rebounded from their season-opening loss, improving to 1-1 on the year.
September 10, 2012
LIONS AND MUSTANGS SET TO CLASH ON NATIONAL TV AT COWBOYS STADIUM
A&M-Commerce returns to the world’s preeminent sporting venue, taking to the turf at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington as the opening game of the 2012 Lone Star Football Festival. The game marks the Lions’ 2012 Lone Star Conference opener as A&M-Commerce will battle 16th-ranked Midwestern State at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 13.
September 8, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE HOLDS ITS OWN, FALLING 27-16 AT UT-SAN ANTONIO
A&M-Commerce’s first-ever game against a Division I FBS opponent is one that will be remembered for quite a while as the Lions gave UT-San Antonio a fight, rallying in the second half before falling to the Roadrunners 27-16 at the Alamodome.
September 3, 2012
DANNY MASON SELECTED AS A BSN NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
A&M-Commerce senior linebacker Danny Mason has been selected as a Beyond Sports College Network National Player of the Week, announced Monday. Mason was one of two Division II linebackers to earn the nod, being joined by Concordia's Jake Lilly.
September 3, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE TO MAKE HISTORY SATURDAY FACING UT-SAN ANTONIO
A&M-Commerce makes history Saturday afternoon, traveling to the Alamo City for a meeting with UT-San Antonio at the Alamodome. It marks the first time in program history the Lions will square off with a Division I FBS program as kickoff against the Roadrunners is set for 1 p.m.
September 1, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE DROPS SEASON OPENER TO SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA, 31-6
A&M-Commerce struggled to find its footing in the season opener at Memorial Stadium, falling behind early as it drops a 31-6 decision to Southeastern Oklahoma State.
August 27, 2012
LIONS OPEN 2012 CAMPAIGN HOSTING SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA SATURDAY
Texas A&M University-Commerce opens up the 2012 season at home, hosting former Lone Star Conference rival Southeastern Oklahoma State at 6 p.m. Saturday, September 1st.
August 9, 2012
LIONS HIT THE PRACTICE FIELD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2012
A&M-Commerce hit the field for the first time in 2012 as the Lions opened up their summer workouts with a 9:30 am practice on the turf at Memorial Stadium.
July 31, 2012
MORRISS, TERRELL REPRESENT LIONS AT 2012 LSC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAY
The 2012 football season officially kicked off this afternoon as the Lone Star Conference hosted its annual Media Day at the Airport Holiday Inn in San Antonio. Representatives from all nine football playing schools were in attendance, with head coach Guy Morriss and senior defensive back Marlin Terrell representing A&M-Commerce.
July 20, 2012
ONE WEEK UNTIL THE 2012 ERNEST HAWKINS GOLF CLASSIC ON JULY 27
The Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic Department once again will host the annual Ernest Hawkins Golf Classic on Friday, July 27 at Webb Hill Country Club in Wolfe City.
July 10, 2012
TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2012 LONE STAR FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
Tickets for the 2012 Lone Star Football Festival at Cowboys Stadium are now on sale through the A&M-Commerce Athletic Department. The Lions will once again open up the now three-day event, facing reigning LSC champion Midwestern State on Thursday, September 13, kicking off at 7 p.m.
June 26, 2012
BRYN ROY MAKES ROSTER SPOT WITH CFL'S MONTREAL ALOUETTES
A&M-Commerce will add to its lengthy resume of football players that went on to play at the professional level as linebacker Bryn Roy has earned a roster spot with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Roy was the 34th player taken in the 2012 CFL Draft in May, selected in the fifth round by Montreal, and earned a spot on the Alouette’s 42-man official roster.
June 25, 2012
AUTRY BEAMON NAMED A 2012 LSC HALL OF HONOR INDUCTEE
Former East Texas State football standout Autry Beamon has been selected as one of two inductees for the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor, announced this afternoon by league officials.
June 21, 2012
LIONS AND MUSTANGS SET TO SQUARE OFF ON NATIONAL TELEVISION
For the first time since 2007 and for the second time in program history, Texas A&M University-Commerce will be featured in a nationally televised game. The Lions’ showdown with Midwestern State at Cowboys Stadium on Thursday, September 13 has been selected as the Division II National Football Game of the Week and will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
June 4, 2012
2012 A&M-COMMERCE FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Season tickets for the 2012 A&M-Commerce football season are now on sale through the A&M-Commerce Athletic Department. The 2012 slate features five home games at Memorial Stadium, including four games pitting the Lions against Lone Star Conference foes.
June 1, 2012
LIONS' GAME WITH MUSTANGS AT COWBOYS STADIUM MOVED TO PRIMETIME
A&M-Commerce today announced a change to the Lions’ 2012 football schedule as the game against Midwestern State at Cowboys Stadium has been moved to primetime, kicking off at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 13 and serving as the opening act of the 2012 Lone Star Football Festival.
April 21, 2012
LIONS WRAP UP SPRING PRACTICES WITH ANNUAL BLUE-GOLD GAME
A&M-Commerce wrapped up the spring portion of its 2012 schedule with the annual Blue-Gold scrimmage game Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. A crowd of nearly 1,000 people showed up on a perfect April afternoon to get their first glimpse at the 2012 A&M-Commerce football team.
April 18, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE BLUE-GOLD SPRING GAME SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 21
A&M-Commerce Lion football fans can get their first look at the 2012 Lion football team when A&M-Commerce hosts its annual Blue-Gold spring game on Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
April 2, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE HITS THE FIELD FOR FIRST SPRING PRACTICE OF 2012
A&M-Commerce hit the field at Memorial Stadium for the first time Monday evening, donning helmets and shorts for the first spring practice of the 2012 campaign. It marked the first glances of a handful of new Lions looking to make their roster spots once the season rolls around for good in September.
February 3, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE WRAPS UP 2012 FOOTBALL SIGNING CLASS
Texas A&M University-Commerce head coach Guy Morriss and his staff have wrapped up their 2012 Lion signing class, announcing 23 additions to the A&M-Commerce roster. 19 of the newcomers will be freshmen this fall with four transfers aimed to bolster the Lion roster.
January 30, 2012
A&M-COMMERCE ANNOUNCES 2012 LION FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Back-to-back games in domed stadiums, including the program's first-ever game against a Division I FBS opponent, a return to Cowboys Stadium in Arlington and five home games highlight Texas A&M University-Commerce’s 2012 football schedule.
January 23, 2012
LIONS RETURN TO COWBOYS STADIUM FOR 2012 LONE STAR FOOTBALL FESTIVAL
A&M-Commerce will once again be taking part in the 2012 Lone Star Football Festival, facing Midwestern State on Friday, September 14 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. The league office announced the schedule for the two-day event, which will feature all nine Lone Star Conference football schools in a two-day, six-game event in 2012.