Group of Five Doomsday: Breaking Free From the Power Five

With all this possible playoff expansion talk, it got me thinking; what would be the worst-case scenario for the Group of Five? Well, it would be where an expanded playoff doesn't include an auto-bid for at least one G5 team.  What does that mean for the G5, you might ask? It's time to go our … Continue reading Group of Five Doomsday: Breaking Free From the Power Five

What if the College Football Playoff had 24 teams in 2019

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff had 24 teams in 2019

An Ideal College Football Structure: Bowl Season Edition

Several months ago, I published my Ideal College Football Structure - a plan for a near complete overhaul of the way college football's season works, coupled with an intensive conference realignment that gets all the teams into geographical alignment. I won't bore you by going over all the details again here though - if you … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure: Bowl Season Edition

Good Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark

It's more or less halfway, just work with me here. It's been yet another interesting season of college football, so why not take some time to assess which teams have been the biggest surprises in both good and bad ways from each conference in the Group of Five/ First, let's rank the conferences: American Mountain … Continue reading Good Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Seven

I had one last week, but by the time it was remembered by all, half the games were done already. This week should be released earlier, and you'll see why shortly. Also, FOUR ranked G5 teams! What a year!   Anyways, here is what to watch: 1. Appalachian State at Louisiana (Wednesday, 8 p.m., ESPN … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Seven

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Three additions to the upset party this week! SMU brought the Iron Skillet home in dominating fashion over a ranked TCU. Appalachian State took a field goal block to wrap up a strong victory over UNC. Lastly, San Jose State took down an SEC opponent for the first time ever in a win over Arkansas. … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Every Week is a GIFt – Week 2 Edition

Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy Sorry people, I’m back. I know, I know…why? Honestly, it is because no one read this the first time so I figure I might as well continue my quest for creating a series of articles with no value. The truth hurts, I know you needed something more … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 2 Edition

Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy The Group of 5 has a lot of power rankings. Honestly, I just don't think they can be done without a GIF. How can I accurately describe my feelings on a team without a crappy 3-second video loop? I assure you that if you disagree with your … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

Cincinnati Bearcats Week 2 Preview – Ohio State

After defeating UCLA in week 1, the Bearcats head to week 2 looking for another upset vs a Power 5 opponent in Ohio State. UP NEXT: The #Bearcats are headed north to Columbus. Saturday | 12PM | @ABCNetwork pic.twitter.com/iP14U4aERR — Cincinnati Football (@GoBearcatsFB) September 2, 2019 Luke Fickell returns back to Columbus, where he coached … Continue reading Cincinnati Bearcats Week 2 Preview – Ohio State

Cincinnati Bearcats Defeat UCLA 24-14 to Open 2019 Season

The Cincinnati Bearcats opened the 2019 season with a solid victory over UCLA Thursday night in front of a nearly sold out Nippert Stadium. Despite sloppy play at times, the Bearcats almost doubled the Bruins in yards and time of possession. Recap In the first half, the Bearcats dominated UCLA but had little to show … Continue reading Cincinnati Bearcats Defeat UCLA 24-14 to Open 2019 Season