Colby Carthel

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Lion football recruits include big linemen, talented QBs

A&M-Commerce Lions
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel says among the 44 high-school recruits signed Wednesday, are 6-foot-7-inch, 318 pound Lane Hasse of Weimar and 6-foot-10-inch, 298 pound Nathaniel Young of Lake Jackson, both offensive linemen.  Carthel says the team was aiming to build its depth in the offensive line.  The Lions added two quarterbacks, 6-foot-3-inch, 22o pound Geo McCollister of John Tyler and 6-foot-2-inch, 180 pound Preston Wheeler of Au

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5:10 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Lions take on Bisons Friday in final game of season

Live United Texarkana Bowl
United Way Texarkana United Way Texarkana

Friday marks an exciting cap to what has been a memorable 2013 season for the A&M-Commerce football team as the Lions will be playing in their first bowl game since the 1958 Tangerine Bowl. Here is all the information fans need to plan to cheer on the Lions this weekend as A&M-Commerce participates in the inaugural Live United Texarkana Bowl.

Cooper Welch sat down with Lions senior defensive lineman Jake Williams for a brief chat on Harding and their triple option attack. You can find the audio from that chat here.


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KETR's Locker Room
10:03 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana

Ryan Ivey
Lion Athletics

Ryan Ivey sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the Live United Texarkana Bowl, almost unprecedented postseason success for the Lions and what taking the next step looks like, on and off the field.

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8:00 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Carthel remains second in Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year voting

Lion Athletics

Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel remains second in the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year voting as the 2013 regular season comes to a close. Voting remains open for a couple more weeks, so there is still plenty of time to help get Carthel into the number one slot!

Cast Your Vote For Colby Here!

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9:43 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Lions dominate Sul Ross State, 51-6

A&M-Commerce players and fans join in the alma mater after the Lions' 51-6 victory over Sul Ross State at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 7.
Mark Haslett

The Lions didn’t just win. They sent the Lobos yelping back to West Texas like scalded pups.

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News and Culture Notebook
9:53 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Don Carthel's dismissal a loss for Lone Star Conference

Don Carthel and family members watch Colby Carthel address attendees at the announcing of Colby Carthel's hiring as head football coach at Texas A&M University-Commerce in January 2013.
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

There’s a shocking story from up on the high plains. West Texas A&M University fired head football coach Don Carthel on Thursday.

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The President's Perspective
12:01 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Jones Introduces Ivey, Carthel on the Radio

Dr. Jones and AD Ryan Ivey welcome Colby Carthel as head football coach at A&M-Commerce
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce has two new faces in the department of Athletics, and so, there are two new voices to hear on today's episode.

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Return to glory?
6:34 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Colby Carthel named new head football coach at A&M-Commerce

My own kind of hat: Colby Carthel, who wore maroon for seven years as defensive coordinator at West Texas A&M, puts on a blue Texas A&M University-Commerce cap at the annoucement of his hiring as the schools' new head football coach on Tuesday.
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce announced the hiring of Colby Carthel as new head football coach on Tuesday. Carthel had spent the last seven seasons as the defensive coordinator at West Texas A&M, where his father, Don Carthel, is head football coach.

At a campus press conference Tuesday morning, Colby Carthel emphasized recruiting as a central priority in reviving the fortunes of the A&M-Commerce football team, which finished with 1-9 records in 2012 and 2011.

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