Junior defensive lineman Toni Pulu was named the Lone Star Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week. It's the third time a Texas A&M University-Commerce football player took weekly honors this season.
Led by constant pressure by Pulu, the Lions held the Tarleton State to just 387 yards including 38 yards rushing. Pulu was consistently in the backfield as he accounted for three tackles for loss, two sacks and a quarterback hurry. The Texans entered the game as the 21st best rushing offense in the country and second best in the LSC before being controlled all night.
Highlighted by 31 first half points and 370 yards with five touchdowns through the air, A&M-Commerce knocked off the defending Lone Star Conference Champions, Eastern New Mexico, 48-32, on the road at Greyhound Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Texas A&M University-Commerce senior linebacker Tu’u Liu has been named Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week. A&M-Commerce defeated Texas A&M-Kingsville 55-20 at AT&T Stadium on Sept. 20. Liu snatched two interceptions against the Javelinas. Both interceptions were on passes that Liu tipped, then caught.
The A&M-Commerce football team retained the Chennault Cup for the third consecutive year following a 55-20 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville following a stingy defensive performance highlighted by two interceptions including one returned for a score from senior linebacker Tu'u Lui.
Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington held a press conference on Sept. 18 in Irving to present a statement regarding his abrupt resignation from the team in Arlington on Sept. 5, just hours before a home game with Seattle. Washington said that he was resigning for personal reasons, which was confirmed by Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels, but no details were given.
At the Sept. 18 press conference, Washington implied that he had been unfaithful to his wife of 42 years, and that circumstances around the situation led to his resignation.
Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball coach Sam Walker as announced the 28-game slate and an exhibition game against a Division I foe for the Lions upcoming 2014-15 season.
The Lions open the season with an exhibition at NCAA Division I Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday, November 8 with the official start to the season coming at the two-day Tarleton State Tipoff Classic against New Mexico Highlands on Friday, November 14 and Lubbock Christian on Saturday, November 15.
Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball coach Jason Burton has announced the 26-game slate which includes a match up against Division I Texas State on December 14.
The Lions open up the season with back-to-back games on the road. On, Saturday, November 15 A&M-Commerce opens up Lone Star Conference play traveling to Abilene, Texas to play McMurry University. On Monday, November 17 the Lions have a match at Henderson State in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Coming off a record setting 98-20 win over East Texas Baptist that vaulted the Lion football team into the national spotlight, A&M-Commerce will travel up the road to faceoff against FCS foe and former Lone Star Conference member Stephen F. Austin Saturday at 6 p.m.
A week after the 98-20 record-breaking rout of ETBU the accolades are still rolling in for A&M-Commerce as Lions senior starting quarterback Tyrik Rollison was named D2Football.com National Offensive Player of the Week Thursday morning from the organization.