Lumberjacks make great fans
SFA’s unique athletic traditions and competitive Lumberjack and Ladyjack teams make our sporting events some of the most popular happenings on campus. The best part? All current SFA students can attend any home sporting event for free. Just bring your verified student ID.
SFA is home to both competitive Division I sports teams and spirit teams. For more information on each team, schedules, tickets and gear, please visit our official athletics website at SFAJacks.com
Division I Women’s teams
- Beach Volleyball
- Track and field
It’s no wonder that our school spirit is so high: Our cheer and dance teams have won 30 national championships.
And our sports teams are accomplished as well, with 90 Southland Conference Championships - 2nd most ALL-TIME. Here are some of our recent highlights:
- 2019 Women’s Bowling NCAA National Champions
- 2019 Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track Conference Champions
- 2019 Women’s Volleyball Conference Champions
- 2019 Women’s Volleyball Conference Tournament Champions
- Women’s Basketball – One of just 12 NCAA Division I programs with over 1,000 total wins
- 2014-2015 Southland Conference Women’s Tennis Champions
- 2015 Southland Conference Men’s Track Champions
- 2015 Southland Conference Women’s Track Champions
- 2014 Southland Conference Volleyball Champions
Many Lumberjack athletes have made a special mark on — and off — the SFA campus.
Here we highlight some of our most accomplished athletes, starting with Thomas Walkup, who won MVP for three years in a row and lead his team to the NCAA tournament three times during his tenure on the SFA Men's Basketball team.
John Franklin-Myers '18
Hometown - Greenville, Texas
Fourth-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft; selected by the Los Angeles Rams
February 2019 - Played in Super Bowl LIII; recorded a sack against the New England Patriots
Fall 2019 - Traded to the New York Jets
Photo credit: New York Jets
- Chad Stanley ‘98, Ore City, Texas: played with Houston Texans; San Francisco 49ers
- Jeremiah Trotter ‘98, Hooks, Texas: Former Philadelphia Eagle, played with Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, multi Pro Bowl choice
- Mike Quinn ‘96, Houston, Texas: played with Houston Texans; Pittsburg Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins
- Kristy Sims Curry ‘94, Lubbock, Texas: Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, Texas Tech University, Former Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, Purdue University 136-31 record at Purdue; 3 Big 10 titles; 2000-01 Final Four title game runner-up to Duke University.
- Terrance Shaw ‘94, Marshall, Texas: 2003 Super Bowl runner-up Oakland Raiders; 2002 Super Bowl champions New England Patriots
- Larry Centers ‘90, Tatum, Texas: NFL veteran; Top 20 Receivers Pro Football Hall of Fame; New England Patriots; Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins
- Nell Fortner ‘87, Auburn, Alabama: Head coach, women’s basketball at Auburn University; Former Head Coach of USA Basketball; Led Team USA to a Gold Medal in Summer 2000 Olympic Games
- Rosie Walker Montgomery ‘82, Center, Texas: Former Ladyjack basketball player; Member of the National Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
- Brad Roll ‘80 & ‘81, Orchard Park, New York: NFL Strength & conditioning coach, Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills; 3 NCAA National Championship rings
- Dianne Baker ‘79, Denton, Texas: Former Head Coach Softball, Texas Woman’s University; Led SFA softball team to 1985 NCAA National Championship Title
- James Silas ‘72, Houston, Texas: Retired from the San Antonio Spurs
- Mark Moseley ‘69, Livingston, TX: Retired from NFL Washington Redskins
- Spike Dykes ‘59, Lubbock, Texas: Former Head Coach, Texas Tech Univ. Football
- Don Gaston ‘54, Greenwich, Connecticut: Former General Manager, Boston Celtics
- O.A. "Bum" Phillips ‘50, Goliad, Texas: Former Houston Oilers Head Coach