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After a heartbreaking loss last week, the no. 9 Texas A&M University-Commerce football team picked up a critical rebound win on the road 38-24 over Western New Mexico University.

The Lions (6-1, 4-1 Lone Star Conference) had struggles with the Mustangs (2-5, 2-4 LSC) throughout the entire game, but were able to seal the win with an 8-yard touchdown pass from Luis Perez to Richard Cooper with 2:48 left.

Lions head football coach Colby Carthel.
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Texas A&M University-Commerce head football coach Colby Carthel spoke with KETR in advance of this week's big game against Midwestern State University.

Lions-Mustangs Rivalry Rising 'To The Top'

Oct 7, 2016
The Lions and Mustangs have dominated the Lone Star Conference in recent years.

When Texas A&M University-Commerce and Midwestern State University kick off against each other this Saturday, they'll be renewing a rivalry that's become one of the most heated in NCAA Division II football.

Lions Get Road Victory Over LSC Newcomer OPSU 35-13

Oct 1, 2016

In the first ever matchup between the two schools, the no. 6 Texas A&M University-Commerce football team was able to stay unbeaten on the year with a 35-13 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

Lions Roll Past Eastern N.M., 49-10

Sep 17, 2016

The No. 7 Texas A&M University–Commerce started off Lone Star Conference play in dominant fashion with a convincing 49-10 victory on the road at Eastern New Mexico.

Lions Begin Roadtrip With Victory

Sep 10, 2016

After an exciting first half between the two squads, the #8 Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions were able to put away the Delta State Statesmen in the second half in route to a 40-28 victory, their first ever victory in a game played in the state of Mississippi.

Lance Evans fights to make the catch over one of the best defenders in the conference.

56. That's how many touchdowns the A&M-Commerce Lions notched in the 2015 regular season. That is...a lot. In fact, enough to earn the Lone Star Conference title for the second year in a row (first time the Lions have accomplished that feat since 1959) and to earn an NCAA Division II Playoff appearance (first time since since 1995).

The No. 20 Lions head to Big Rapids, Michigan to face No. 2 Ferris State Bulldogs at 11am Saturday, Nov. 21st, with pre-game on KETR starting at 10:30am.

Tuaau named Daktronics All-American

Dec 18, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce defensive lineman Charlie Tuaau added to his postseason honors on Wednesday when he was named to the 2013 Daktronics All-America second team. 

Tuaau named AFCA All-American

Dec 17, 2013
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Texas A&M University-Commerce defensive lineman Charlie Tuaau headlines the 2013 AFCA Division II Coaches' All-America First Team announced today by the American Football Coaches Association. 

Lions take on Bisons Friday in final game of season

Dec 13, 2013
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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.


Lions land three on Daktronics All-Super Region Four teams

Dec 11, 2013
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Three Lions have been named to the Daktronics All-Super Region Four team, announced Dec. 5.

Fore happy to play in December

Dec 11, 2013
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Marcus Fore is a senior safety for the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions. He sat down with the guys today to discuss playing in December for the first time and his best memories as a Lion. Also discussed: Mack Brown, Nick Saban, the Heisman Trophy race, college basketball and the Dallas Cowboys.

Jorgensen talks Bisons, Lions basketball, Rangers

Dec 4, 2013
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Joshua Jorgensen, one of the assistant athletics directors at Texas A&M University-Commerce, sat down with Cooper Welch today to talk about the upcoming Live United Texarkana Bowl, the men's and women's basketball teams, indoor track and new staff.

The show ends with a discussion of the big moves made by the Texas Rangers, the mediocrity of the Dallas Cowboys, and the crazy weekend of college football coming up.

Ivey on 'bowl-ing' in Texarkana

Nov 27, 2013
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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.

15 Lions garner football honors

Nov 21, 2013
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The Lone Star Conference released its 2013 postseason football honors with 15 Lions recognized for their performances on the field. Texas A&M University-Commerce was headlined by junior Charles Tuaau being named both the J.V.