HUNTSVILLE - With classes set to begin in a matter of weeks, Bearkat Football has set its walk-on tryout date with prospective student-athletes available to try out on August 21-22.

Prospective student-athletes will have a number of minimum requirements in order to try out, beginning with attending a mandatory meeting on August 21 at the Ron Mafrige Fieldhouse at 10:30 a.m. 

The on-field tryout will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. the following day - August 22.

To be allowed to participate in the tryout, all prospective participants must meet the following criteria:
- Must have had a physical within the last six months (must be signed by a doctor and include proof of insurance)
- Must be enrolled in at least 12 hours at SHSU for the Fall 2019 semester
- Must be able to be cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center
- Must not have any classes prior to 10:30 a.m. for the Fall 2019 semester

For more information, contact Leah Draper in the Bearkat Football office at 936-294-1735 or via email at