Filed under: Stream Sun Belt Conference Texas State The State of Texas State Athletics Series Contributors: THETexasStateUniversity Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: The State of Texas State Athletics Series Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Where we take a look at the gains and growing pains of the Texas State athletic department's move to FBS football. 11 Total Updates Since Jul 3, 2015, 7:00am EDT Follow this stream July 20, 2015 Cost of attendance stipends now a reality at TXST By THETexasStateUniversity Texas State will step up and help student athletes cover all of their school-related expenses starting in 2016. 2 comments / new July 10, 2015 How Texas State can still reach its potential By THETexasStateUniversity Winning is the most important thing, but focusing on building the fanbase could rebuild a fractured Bobcat identity. 7 comments / new July 9, 2015 Texas State students want more from athletics By THETexasStateUniversity Conversations with students and student leaders make it even more clear that a gap in trust exists between the athletic department and the outside world. 2 comments / new July 8, 2015 More on Teis: Realignment, defenders, and more By THETexasStateUniversity Texas State's athletic director has a reputation of being honest to the point of bluntness, but his message isn't getting across to much of the Bobcat faithful. 3 comments / new July 8, 2015 TXST AD Larry Teis's legacy is a mixed bag By THETexasStateUniversity Although Texas State Athletics as a whole has become more adept at PR, questions still remain about the man at the top of the heap. 1 comment / new July 7, 2015 How Do You Promote A Winner Like A Winner? By THETexasStateUniversity Texas State Athletics has made some major strides out of what was once a meager infrastructure, but the athletic department is still experiencing some growing pains. 1 comment / new July 7, 2015 TXST isn't maximizing media coverage By THETexasStateUniversity Conversations with local media figures suggest that Texas State has suffered self-inflicted wounds when it comes to media outreach. 4 comments / new July 7, 2015 Is Texas State Really on a "Media Island?" By THETexasStateUniversity Right now it looks like San Antonio might still be a big untapped resource for the Texas State athletic department. 5 comments / new July 6, 2015 Texas State is forgetting their own history By THETexasStateUniversity This isn't a good thing. 7 comments / new July 6, 2015 Texas State Football has an identity crisis By THETexasStateUniversity The athletic department has come a long way in professionalism, but missed opportunities and a lack of emotional connection for fans still hamper their self-promotion efforts. 3 comments / new July 3, 2015 Is TXST's Athletic Department Stuck in Neutral? By THETexasStateUniversity There's a rift between the athletic department and Bobcat fans about whether the school is doing a good enough job of promoting the Texas State brand.