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KTSW Sports’ Favorite 2019 Football Season Photos

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By Garrett Martin
Sports Director

Today Texas State Football would’ve held the annual spring game at Jim Wacker Field. The game pits two intrasquad Bobcat teams to compete against each other to display skill development and improvement over practices during the months of March and April.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the last spring practice concluded on March 12 before spring break. The team has yet to practice since and fans were left with withdrawals of Bobcat football.

At KTSW Sports, we miss all of Texas State athletics, especially football. To ease the pain, we compiled the best photographs taken by our very own sports photographer Nathan Rarangol

Continuous updates and analysis surrounding all things Texas State sports can be found on Twitter at @KTSWSports. As many await the return of sports and look forward to head coach Jake Spavital’s second year at Texas State, let’s take a look at the best of the 2019 season:

Jarron Morris and other defensive backs are standing idly on the field looking over at the sideline to their coaching staff for their defensive scheme to execute. The stands and part of the scoreboard can be seen in the background.
A look at the secondary watching the sideline for their defensive scheme. Photo By Nathan Rarangol
Anthony J. Taylor and Jarron Morris are at the edge of the sideline after knocking the ULM offensive player out of bounds near their own ten yard line.
Anthony J. Taylor and Jarron Morris knocked the ULM offensive player out of bounds near the ten yard line. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Tyler Vitt stands two feet away from Texas State’s goal line protected in the pocket by the offensive line as he looks down field for targets to throw to. The scoreboard and some fans are seen on the right side of the image.
Tyler Vitt stands in the pocket near their own goal line in the 4th quarter. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Boko, Texas State’s mascot is raising his hands high in front of the student section that’s located behind the opposing team’s bench. The ULM football team are focused on the game on the field while ULM and Texas State battle inside the Warhawk side of the field.
Boko ignites the student section with excitement in a big home game against a conference opponent. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Tyler Vitt throws the ball from the pocket while South Alabama defenders are breaking through the offensive line. The Texas State sideline and fans are in the background of the photo.
Tyler Vitt delivers a throw under pressure by the Jaguar defense. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Tyler Vitt is about to throw the ball behind a strong offensive line that hasn’t allowed pressure. The north endzone and stands are in the background of the photo
Tyler Vitt prepares to throw the ball against the South Alabama defense. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Jake Spavital is between a football player and a coach in the photograph on the sideline.
Jake Spavital picked up his third win as a head coach in this nail-biting game against South Alabama in the homecoming game. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Trevis Graham is holding one finger in the air walking in the endzone after scoring his second touchdown of the game, while the referee signals a touchdown call. Javen Banks, Seth Caillouet and Aaron Brewer are all walking to meet up with Graham to celebrate.
Trevis Graham catches his second touchdown of the game. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Head Coach Jake Spavital is walking out of the tunnel in a cloud of smoke as Texas State fans line the edge of the running out area
Head Coach Jake Spavital exits the tunnel after the underclassmen on the team to stand and greet the seniors that are announced individually. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Coach Spavital and senior Hutch White are hugging in the endzone with some fans and other players behind them.
Coach Spavital and senior Hutch White hug each other before the senior day game begins. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
A military cannon is placed beyond the edge of the endzone and field goal while a member of Texas State ROTC operates the machine. Smoke is drifting away from the cannon signifying that the cannon was just used before kickoff.
Military appreciation day means the cannon was brought out to excite the crowd before, during and after game action. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Anthony J. Taylor and Jarron Morris are about to high five near the sideline after a big play.
Anthony J. Taylor and Jarron Morris celebrate a successful play. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Junior Caleb Twyford is in full stride as he begins to cut up the field for positive yards after getting around the offensive and defensive lines. A couple of Troy defenders await him.
Caleb Twyford runs around the edge of the offensive line to pick up positive yards. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Sophomore Tate Heitmeier lifts up junior Robert Brown after scoring on a 40-yard run. Reece Gould and Micah Hilts are also seen celebrating next to them with the fans cheering in the background.
Junior Robert Brown scores on a 40-yard rush and is met with a lift from sophomore Tate Heitmeier. Photo by Nathan Rarangol
Senior Hutch White makes the catch with the football in his face around the 7-yard line. Fans are in the background amazed by the catch.
Senior Hutch White makes a clutch catch inside the 10-yard line to get the Bobcats inside the redzone. Photo by Nathan Rarangol

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