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

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

Navy Midshipmen vs SMU Mustangs-Preview, TV, Betting and More

#25 SMU Mustangs (9-1, 5-1) vs Navy Midshipmen (7-2, 5-1) Start Time: 3:30pm EST Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md. TV: CBSSN Line: Navy -3.5 FPI: Navy 54.6% O/U: 67 Series: Navy leads All-Time series 12-8. SMU Mustangs The Mustangs of Southern Methodist University descend upon Annapolis for a pivotal AAC West Division match-up against the Navy Midshipmen. After a disappointing … Continue reading Navy Midshipmen vs SMU Mustangs-Preview, TV, Betting and More

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

It is really hard to believe that it is week ten already! What a crazy season it has been so far! The uncertainty of which teams will do well early in the year, which led to a lot of "Games to watch" being unexpectedly lopsided...is replaced by a smaller group of compelling games, as the … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

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

It is hard to believe we are already at week eight!! UNLV joined the upset brigade in their demolition of Vanderbilt. Appalachian State joins a strong list of G5 ranked teams! This week's list may miss a game or two that rivals in importance, as this season has become more wide open in most conferences … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Eight

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

UConn’s 2020 Schedule Options Are Quickly Fading Away

Maybe you're tired of hearing about it, but it just fascinates the hell out of me so I'll keep writing about it. I talked before about how UConn football would benefit from a postponement of their departure from the AAC, for reasons both financial and purely scheduling related, then hammered those points home again as … Continue reading UConn’s 2020 Schedule Options Are Quickly Fading Away

An Ideal College Football Structure, Part Two: The New Power 5

In my last article, I introduced a whole new structure for college football's Football Bowl Subdivision. This structure represents a complete rebuild of what the FBS looks like, on a scale beyond any realignment or rule changes we have seen. Indeed, it goes beyond anything we are likely to see any time soon, which is … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure, Part Two: The New Power 5

Group of Five vs. Power Five Matchups We’d Like To See Resume

Southern Methodist versus Baylor - This is an interesting one that got thrown off a bit by history. Baylor has won the last 13 meetings in the series, but their lead in the overall series is only 39-36-7. That would mean that as of the last time that Southern Methodist beat these Bears - right before … Continue reading Group of Five vs. Power Five Matchups We’d Like To See Resume

AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

With the regular season finishing up on Sunday, the AAC tournament bracket has been finalized. The seedings are: Houston Cincinnati Temple UCF Memphis Wichita State Tulsa USF UConn SMU East Carolina Tulane It's here! The 2019 @AirForceReserve @American_MBB Championship bracket is set - all the action begins on Thursday at @FedExForum! ?Bracket Announcement and Team-by-Team … Continue reading AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview