• Watch: Gagliardi finalists announcement
    December 06, 2018
    The votes are in, and the 13 semifinalists for the 2018 Gagliardi Trophy will be whittled down to four finalists. Watch at 4 p.m. ET as we reveal those four names.
  • Cowboys saddling back up
    November 14, 2018
    The fourth consecutive trip to the playoffs for Hardin-Simmons will start with a familiar foe, but the Cowboys are hoping some things have changed since they saw Mary Hardin-Baylor six weeks ago. Brian Lester has more in a Road to the Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Year of the one-handed grab
    November 06, 2017
    There have been a ton of one-handed catches this year in Division III, and this catch was the best of the Week 10 bunch. Check out this great reception in the D3football.com Play of the Week.
  • Top 25: Tight finishes for ranked teams
    October 21, 2017
    In three games that all came down to the end within minutes, No. 5 Hardin-Simmons survived on the road, No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan did so at home and No. 15 Washington & Jefferson needed OT to join that group. Plus Linfield clinched its winning season, in the Top 25 wrapup.
  • Hemphill humble after performance for the ages
    October 04, 2017
    When you break school records and tie an NCAA record, it’s pretty amazing. But in typical Hemphill fashion, he is humble in the wake of his almost video-game like success. More in Around the South.
  • Bears end Jays streak, two Titans post wins
    September 30, 2017
    No. 13 Johns Hopkins saw a years-long conference winning streak snapped; a scoring record fell; Illinois Wesleyan picked up a big win; UW-Platteville survived UW-Stout and UW-Oshkosh pulled away from UW-Whitewater in Saturday's Top 25 action.
  • Hemphill Sets 11 Records As Cowboys Roll
    September 30, 2017
    Hardin-Simmons junior running back Jaquan Hemphill ran for a school-record 293 yards and scored eight touchdowns as HSU defeated East Texas Baptist 80-42 in American Southwest Conference action at Ornelas Stadium.
  • Cowboys Roll Past Louisiana College in ASC Opener
    September 16, 2017
    ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons’ football team rolled up 681 yards of offense en route to a 55-10 win over Louisiana College in the American Southwest Conference opener at Shelton Stadium on Saturday.
  • Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced
    November 21, 2016
    Many were nominated, but only 10 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top overall student-athlete in Division III football.
  • Rematches set for Texas, Illinois
    November 19, 2016
    Mary Hardin-Baylor survived an early scare to advance in the first round, while Linfield won on its second trip to Texas of the season and CCIW foes North Central and Wheaton advanced in easy fashion.
  • Hemphill's Record-Setting Day Helps HSU Retain the Wilford Moore Trophy
    November 12, 2016
    Jaquan Hemphill set school records for all-purpose yardage (344) and touchdowns (6) to help the Hardin-Simmons football team retain the Wilford Moore Trophy with a 47-17 win over crosstown rival McMurry at Shelton Stadium on Saturday.
  • Small-school life suits Centre's star
    November 08, 2016
    Devin Hayes spent his first couple of seasons sitting behind Centre all-time great Heath Haden. Now that Hayes has had a chance to shine, he's taken full advantage of it.
  • Patience the path to peak performance
    November 01, 2016
    Hardin-Simmons quarterback Ryan Breton got the call to step in as a starter midseason last year, and he hasn't looked back since.
  • Watching his family and flooding from afar
    September 27, 2016
    The flood waters that destroyed the Louisiana home of Zac Stuart stood taller than the Rhodes defensive back's shoulders.
  • 10 games to watch for 2016
    August 31, 2016
    Columnist Brian Lester has seen a lot of the nation suit up and battle it out on the gridiron, and he's back for his second year celebrating stars of the South. He gives you a snapshot of 10 games that should be on your radar.
  • Long road to the postseason over for Hardin-Simmons
    November 17, 2015
    Korey Zavala has waited his entire career to play in the postseason and the senior defensive lineman at Hardin-Simmons can’t say enough about what it means to finally have the opportunity to be in the playoffs.
  • Top 25: Cowboys turn heads; Captains end slide
    October 31, 2015
    Hardin-Simmons turned one playoff race on its head after a wild fourth quarter, while St. Thomas remained unbeaten and Christopher Newport played spoiler. More in the Top 25 wrapup.
  • Hardin-Simmons Remains Undefeated With Win Over Mary Hardin-Baylor
    October 31, 2015
    Hardin-Simmons' football team had lost 13 straight games in every way imaginable to Mary Hardin-Baylor over the last 11 years, but the Cowboys came up with a stellar performance and knocked of the No. 2/3 ranked Cru 29-26 on Saturday afternoon in front of a raucous crowd of 3,864 at Shelton Stadium
  • Clash of the Texas titans
    October 29, 2015
    It’s the first time since 2004 that Mary Hardin-Baylor and Hardin-Simmons have met so late in the season and still been undefeated. Ryan Tipps looks at the teams in Around the Nation.
  • Hardin-Simmons Remains Undefeated With Win Over McMurry
    October 10, 2015
    ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team retook control of the Wilford Moore Trophy with a 31-13 win over McMurry on Saturday afternoon at Wilford Moore Stadium at McMurry.
  • HSU Routs Wayland Baptist
    September 19, 2015
    ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team won the West Texas Baptist bowl with a 49-7 win over Wayland Baptist on Saturday after at Shelton Stadium.
  • Ramos fueling HSU's return
    September 15, 2015
    One of the top return men in Division III and a pretty good wide receiver as well, Hardin-Simmons' Jessie Ramos has played a big part in the Cowboys' 2-0 start.
  • HSU Rolls Over Southwestern, 77-6
    September 05, 2015
    Hardin-Simmons' football team came out of the gates strong with a 77-6 win over Southwestern on Saturday afternoon at Shelton Stadium.
  • Hardin-Simmons feels control slip away after player’s death
    November 13, 2013
    The Cowboys are shouldering heavy emotions now, first after learning that former head coach Jimmie Keeling was injured in a car wreck and then later that one of their own, wide receiver Taylor Huff, was hit by a motorist and killed early Sunday. The team is pulling together as any family would.
  • Jimmie Keeling hospitalized after car crash
    November 09, 2013
    The former Hardin-Simmons coach was hurt when someone ran a red light.
  • There are plenty of options
    July 12, 2013
    Not every D-III football player will get a shot at the NFL right out of college. For every Pierre Garcon, there are dozens of D-III players in indoor leagues and overseas. Adam Turer highlights two of them.
  • Cowboys Win Double Overtime Thriller
    November 03, 2012
    Hardin-Simmons' football team won a double overtime thriller over Texas Lutheran 65-58 in American Southwest Conference action on Saturday afternoon in Seguin.
  • Week 9 wrap: Colonials snap long streak
    October 27, 2012
    Western Connecticut won for the first time since 2009, Baldwin Wallace rolled into next week's Mount Union showdown, Hardin-Simmons set a D-III record and more in this week's wrapup.
  • Hardin-Simmons Sul Ross State Set Record For Most Yards Ever in a College Football Game
    October 27, 2012
    ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons and Sul Ross State both showed off their high powered offenses and set a NCAA record for most yards between two teams in a collegiate football game with 1,714 yards as HSU won 86-42 on Saturday afternoon at Shelton Stadium.
  • HSU freshman makes immediate impact
    October 09, 2012
    Jessie Ramos is the kind of player that Hardin-Simmons coaches will be glad to have on their roster for four years. Ramos came from a small high school and has translated into a powerful performer for the Cowboys.
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