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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. July 6, 2015 Texas State is forgetting their own history By THETexasStateUniversity This isn't a good thing. 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. 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.