Mike Orakpo

Baylor Bears #59 - Linebacker

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 225

TXST AD votes down satellite camps, stuns Sun Belt


It turns out one athletic director can ignore the entire conference he's supposed to represent when voting on important NCAA decisions.

Bobcats vs Red Wolves: The Cats are Wily Underdogs


The Texas State Bobcats roll into Jonesboro to take on the Arkansas State Red Wolves, who secure an undisputed Sun Belt title with the win. But the Bobcats aren't rolling over.

Who will be the next DC at Texas State?


It'll probably be a while before we learn who John Thompson's replacement is, but here's a first stab at a potential list of candidates.

How are Texas State alumni faring in the NFL?


Some Bobcats are likely to stay on for a few years, while others are facing stiff competition for roster spots.

Texas State could be a Sun Belt darkhorse in 2015


The Bobcats showed off some good things in the spring game, and might be undervalued in Sun Belt preseason predictions. But everyone had better stay healthy.

Texas State Football has an identity crisis


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.

Erase This Game: Texas State vs. ULM 2013


BEWARE: Here there be bad football.

TXST's Orakpo, Johnson, Franks Sign as UDFAs

'Rak will head to Arizona, Franks to St. Louis, and Johnson to Houston as they join draft picks Craig Mager and David Mayo as well as Texas State alumni Joplo Bartu and Darryl Morris in the NFL.

Mike Orakpo: Taking the hard road to the NFL


An ACL/MCL tear kept him out of the NFL Combine, but his incredible athleticism could get him drafted anyway.

Craig Mager: Next Texas State Bobcat in the NFL?


The four-year starter from Luling is ready to take his aggressive play to the next level.

What Will TXST's Two Deep Look Like? (Updated)


Gather your offseason survival supplies and take a look at a way too early, highly speculative projection of Texas State's two deep for next season.

Where does Texas State go from here?


Another year, and another bowl snub for the Bobcats. This one particularly hurts, and perhaps raises some questions about the Sun Belt's commitment to Texas State (and vice versa).