Things can change quickly in college football. One play can change the outcome of a game or an entire season and one week in which you don’t even play a game can change the entire trajectory of a program. Just look at SMU which is now heading into its first bowl game in years with … Continue reading RIP #PonyUpTempo; the End of the Chad Morris Era for the SMU Mustangs
Memphis Tigers (8-1, 5-1) vs SMU Mustangs (6-4, 3-3) Location: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN Kickoff: Saturday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. CT TV Channel: ESPNews Spread: Memphis -13 Series: 6-3 Memphis ('16 Memphis 51-7) No. 21 Memphis can clinch a berth in the AAC championship game with a win over SMU Saturday. Memphis has dominated the last … Continue reading Memphis Tigers vs SMU Mustangs Preview: Game Time, TV, Betting Line, History and Let’s Win a Division, Shall We?
Bowl season is almost here everyone, you know what that means, bowl projections. Everyone loves looking at tie-ins and choosing what four-win teams are capable of winning out to just sneak into a bowl. No? Only me? Ok then. I think this is a given at this point, but UCF is the Forgotten 5's representative … Continue reading The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever
The most dedicated and often the most beaten down SMU fans can be found browsing and posting on PonyFans.com, the board for SMU football discussion. Attendance woes, the whereabouts of Chad Morris’ real estate agent and a very divisive QB are some of the favorite topics on the site, with the occasional game thread sprinkled … Continue reading Peruna’s Law Be Damned, SMU is Bowling Again!
UCF Knights (7-0, 4-0) at SMU Mustangs (6-2, 3-1) Start Time: 7:15 PM EST Location: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX TV: ESPN 2 Streaming: Here Weather: 78 at kickoff with a 2% chance of rain Line: UCF -14.5, O/U 75.5 FPI: UCF 74.1% UCF Overview UCF blew out FCS Austin Peay 73-33 last week but it's what arch-rival USF did(or didn't … Continue reading UCF Knights at SMU Mustangs-Preview, TV, Weather, Betting and More
For the second game in a row SMU fans might have experienced flashbacks to the days of Hawaiian shirts, leis, and June Jones’ run and shoot brand of offense. The days prior to the one-time SMU Head Coach and current CFL Offensive Coordinator’s ugly break-up with the program are more-or-less fondly remembered by SMU faithful … Continue reading SMU is turning back the clock, just not far enough
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
Each year in each conference, there are a couple of teams that seem to overachieve well beyond what was expected of them before the season starts. These teams are what makes college football the product that it is. Before Alabama began its now near-decade long tear through the sport, it was much tougher predicting who … Continue reading A Sleeper Team From Each Conference
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?