Hardin-Simmons Cowboys

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 ASC)
2015 (9-2, 4-1 ASC)
2014 (6-3, 3-2 ASC)
2013 (4-6, 2-4 ASC)
2012 (6-4, 5-2 ASC)
2011 (6-4, 4-4 ASC)
2010 (8-2, 6-2 ASC)
2009 (6-4, 5-3 ASC)
2008 (9-2, 7-1 ASC)
2007 (6-4, 6-2 ASC)
2006 (8-2, 6-1 ASC)
2005 (8-2, 7-2 ASC)
2004 (10-1, 9-0 ASC)
2003 (8-2, 8-1 ASC)
2002 (8-2, 7-2 ASC)
2001 (8-2, 8-0 ASC)
2000 (13-1, 9-0 ASC)
1999 (12-1, 7-0 ASC)

Team Quick Facts



Enrollment: 1556
Location: Abilene, TX
Colors: Purple, Gold
Stadium: Shelton Stadium (4000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

September 27, 2016
Watching his family and flooding from afar
The flood waters that destroyed the Louisiana home of Zac Stuart stood taller than the Rhodes...
August 31, 2016
10 games to watch for 2016
Columnist Brian Lester has seen a lot of the nation suit up and battle it out on the gridiron, and...
November 17, 2015
Long road to the postseason over for Hardin-Simmons
Korey Zavala has waited his entire career to play in the postseason and the senior defensive lineman...
October 31, 2015
Top 25: Cowboys turn heads; Captains end slide
Hardin-Simmons turned one playoff race on its head after a wild fourth quarter, while St. Thomas...
October 31, 2015
Hardin-Simmons Remains Undefeated With Win Over Mary Hardin-Baylor
Hardin-Simmons' football team had lost 13 straight games in every way imaginable to Mary Hardin-Bayl...
October 29, 2015
Clash of the Texas titans
It’s the first time since 2004 that Mary Hardin-Baylor and Hardin-Simmons have met so late in...
October 10, 2015
Hardin-Simmons Remains Undefeated With Win Over McMurry
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team retook control of the Wilford Moore Trophy with...
September 19, 2015
HSU Routs Wayland Baptist
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team won the West Texas Baptist bowl with a 49-7 win...
September 15, 2015
Ramos fueling HSU's return
One of the top return men in Division III and a pretty good wide receiver as well, Hardin-Simmons'...
September 5, 2015
HSU Rolls Over Southwestern, 77-6
Hardin-Simmons' football team came out of the gates strong with a 77-6 win over Southwestern on...
November 13, 2013
Hardin-Simmons feels control slip away after player’s death
The Cowboys are shouldering heavy emotions now, first after learning that former head coach Jimmie...
November 9, 2013
Jimmie Keeling hospitalized after car crash
The former Hardin-Simmons coach was hurt when someone ran a red light.
July 12, 2013
There are plenty of options
Not every D-III football player will get a shot at the NFL right out of college. For every Pierre...
November 3, 2012
Cowboys Win Double Overtime Thriller
Hardin-Simmons' football team won a double overtime thriller over Texas Lutheran 65-58 in American...
October 27, 2012
Week 9 wrap: Colonials snap long streak
Western Connecticut won for the first time since 2009, Baldwin Wallace rolled into next week's Mount...
October 27, 2012
Hardin-Simmons Sul Ross State Set Record For Most Yards Ever in a College Football Game
ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons and Sul Ross State both showed off their high powered...
October 9, 2012
HSU freshman makes immediate impact
Jessie Ramos is the kind of player that Hardin-Simmons coaches will be glad to have on their roster...
February 16, 2012
Texas Lutheran leaving ASC
The Bulldogs will head to the slimmed-down SCAC in time for the 2013 football season, which will...
September 24, 2011
Cru Pulls Away In Second Half
Mary Hardin Baylor took advantage of two Hardin-Simmons turnovers in the third quarter to go from a...
September 10, 2011
Cowboys Win At Willamette
Hardin-Simmons’ No. 9 ranked football team went across country and scratched out a 30-24 win...
September 3, 2011
Eight is enough
No. 4 North Central was upset out West, while Lycoming needed just eight points to upset No. 22...
September 3, 2011
Burleson Wins Debut As Cowboys Roll
It may have been the first game of the Jesse Burleson era, but it was two veterans that stole the...
August 3, 2011
ASC Preseason Poll/Awards Announced
Mary Hardin-Baylor has been predicted to win its seventh straight American Southwest Conference...
December 10, 2010
Burleson promoted to head coach at HSU
Hardin-Simmons had two former D-III head coaches on its staff when Jimmie Keeling retired. But...
November 23, 2010
Gagliardi Trophy ballot down to 10
Twenty-six players were nominated and 10 were chosen for the final ballot. Once again, fans will...
November 18, 2010
ASC All-Conference Teams/Awards Announced
Louisiana College senior quarterback Ben McLaughlin, Hardin-Simmons University senior defensive...
November 16, 2010
Jimmie Keeling announces retirement
The man who restarted football at Hardin-Simmons decided to call it a career. His Cowboys went 3-6...
November 15, 2010
ASC Weekly Report Released
November 10, 2010
ASC Weekly Report Released
November 3, 2010
ASC Weekly Report
The tenth American Southwest Conference Football Report of the 2010 season has been released. The...
October 30, 2010
Cowboys Retain Wilford Moore Trophy
Hardin-Simmons’ defense shut down McMurry’s Air Raid offense and ZaVious Robbins had a...
October 20, 2010
ASC Weekly Report Released
October 16, 2010
Records Fall in HSU's 73-7 Win Over Sul Ross State
It was a record-setting homecoming performance as No. 10 Hardin-Simmons beat Sul Ross State 73-7 in...
October 13, 2010
ASC Weekly Football Report
October 9, 2010
Cowboys Shut Out Howard Payne, 56-0
Hardin-Simmons’ came out early and took control and never looked back in a 56-0 shutout to...
October 6, 2010
ASC Weekly Football Report
October 2, 2010
Cowboys Stay Unbeaten All-Time Against ETBU
Hardin-Simmons' football team fell behind 17-7 early in the second quarter, but rolled off 42...
September 29, 2010
ASC Weekly Football Report Released
The fifth American Southwest Conference Football Report of the 2010 season has been released. The...
September 24, 2010
Triple Take
There's a bunch of big games here in Week 4. How do our panel of experts think they'll go? Predictio...
September 23, 2010
Septembers to remember
By philosophy or necessity, there are some pretty front-loaded schedules. This week's Around the...
September 22, 2010
Making up for lost time
The expectations were high, and so was their ranking. Except that for Hardin-Simmons, the calendar...
September 22, 2010
ASC Weekly Football Report
The fourth American Southwest Conference Football Report of the 2010 season has been released. The...
September 20, 2010
Comparing conferences
In this week's Around the Nation Podcast, Keith McMillan and Pat Coleman use the three weeks of...
September 19, 2010
ASC Players of the Week Announced
Sul Ross State wide receiver Lee Carothers, Hardin-Simmons safety Cooper Haralson and Mary Hardin-Ba...
September 18, 2010
Cowboys Rout Mississippi College
Hardin-Simmons’ ninth-ranked football team dominated No. 19 Mississippi College in every facet...
September 11, 2010
Hardin-Simmons 31, Willamette 22
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons’ 14th-ranked football team started a stretch of three...
August 2, 2010
UMHB is ASC's pick to win
Mary Hardin-Baylor has been predicted to win its fifth straight American Southwest Conference title...
October 11, 2007
Everything's bigger, including Homecoming
They say everything’s bigger in Texas. And while the cliché greets visitors on T-shirts...
September 20, 2007
Wild weekend at the Catdome
So this weekend’s trip to Linfield led me to the conclusion that having D3football.com...
December 20, 2004
Playoff system gives programs a chance to grow
There’s been plenty of talk over the last few years that the current Division III football...
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