All of your top dogs in the AAC handled their business and won, but it took all of them far longer than we thought to salt those wins away. Let’s review, shall we? SMU 49, UConn 28 To the Huskies’ credit, they were in this one most of the way, and Bryant Shirreffs hit a … Continue reading Week 5 AAC Recap – Sluggish at the Top… Well, and At the Bottom Too I Guess
Woof. Some ugly games this week in the AAC. Let's get this over with. USF @ ECU (+23) This has been a long season for the East Carolina Pirates, and it's not getting better this week. The upside for the Pirates is that last week they managed to crack the 20-point threshold for the first … Continue reading A Preview of Week 5’s AAC Football Action
Very up and down week for the conference as a whole; there was a ton of offense, but not necessarily by everyone, and defenses in several places did not have the greatest of weeks. Everyone wanted to get into a track meet, but not everybody pulled it off. There's a good bit to talk about, … Continue reading Week 3 American Athletic Conference Roundup – So Much Offense
So today, the American Athletic Conference announced the schedule machinations they worked together in order to ensure that every conference game - including the previously cancelled UCF-Memphis and UC0nn-USF matchups - would get played in order to have a full slate of conference games. Here's how it goes, in a connect-the-dots fashion: South Florida's game at … Continue reading Schedule Fallout From Hurricane Irma Continues to Play Out, But There’s A Ways to Go Yet
The bold move by the American Athletic Conference to try to brand themselves as the obvious addition to the Power Five is a valiant effort. Seriously though - P6 WON’T HAPPEN. The idea that the Power 5 will ever let a Group of 5 conference become strong enough top to bottom to compete with them … Continue reading The Quick and Dirty as to Why “POW6R” Won’t Happen
So I'm sure you've seen F5 logos starting to pop up around twitter and if you haven't, look closer. Here at Forgotten 5 we are working on building a network of Twitter accounts that will represent each G5 school. We are searching around twitter "hunting" for fan accounts with no affiliation with any other site, all … Continue reading How Does The Forgotten 5 Affiliate Program Work?
Watch Week Watch enjoyed a relaxing weekend, but now it's back to business. On Monday morning, the Butkus Award (presented to the nation’s best linebacker) and the Paul Hornug Award (presented to the most versatile player in college football) released their watch lists to the screaming masses. Per our glorious tradition, our lists are carefully scrubbed … Continue reading The Forgotten Watch’n Continues: Butkus and Hornung Watch Lists Released
Yesterday, steely-nerved accuracy and precision was put on watch. Today, it's all beef and braun. This morning, watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player) and Outland Trophy (Presented to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman) were released to an adoring public. So beefy! As usual, we're concerned not … Continue reading The Forgotten adds serious beef to The Outland and Nagurski watch lists!
Admittedly, that headline is a little misleading. We all know that these postseason awards are mostly meant to high-five the most privileged of the game. But this is Watch List Season, baby! Just seeing a MAC or Sun Belt name sprinkled with the denizens of the establishment is reward enough, right? Right? No? Anyway, two more … Continue reading Rimington and Mackey Watch Lists are out: The Forgotten continue to rule
We are on the verge of the announcement of the 2017 NCAA baseball tournament field. 64 of the best teams in the nation will duke it out in regionals, super regionals, and finally the College World Series with the top team being crowned national champions. Hey selection committee, we see you. In a Sunday night … Continue reading In, Out, And On The Edge: The Final Look At The Forgotten Baseball Bubble