In theory, you would like for all of your weeknight games to be interesting matchups when your conference is moving games to those slots to increase exposure. Sometimes it pays off, and you get this: Or this: Or this: Other times, well.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk8ot7k-PUE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_gOC0KH0ZI&t=18s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqPFCTMEDU4&t=99s Good Lord. That Temple/UConn highlight video is only three minutes … Continue reading Tulsa Plays at Temple Thursday Night: Anybody Know Which Hurricane and Owls Squads Will Appear?
What a 1st week of college football. Appalachian State proved they could hang in with the best, as did Utah State. Hawai’i displayed that they’re a force to be reckoned with, And James Madison almost upset North Carolina State. While Week 1 can highlight a team’s flaws, they always take advantage of the stage to … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 1
Now that ECU finally got their rain-delayed game against North Carolina A&T out of the way, we can talk about what things we learned from our first weekend of action in the AAC. Oh yes, there will be offense... 12 teams played this weekend, six of them scored 30+ points, and four of them scored … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of American Athletic Conference Football?
Welcome to The Most Interesting Matchups, the series about interesting gridiron matchups (get it?) from the upcoming season, as taken from the series' history. Think of it as "Drunk G5 History" or "Trivial Pursuit: CFB Edition." Each week, I'll highlight one conference and its particular out-of-conference matchups. I have to rule out teams like UTSA … Continue reading The 5 Most Interesting American Matchups this Season
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 23rd-ranked Memphis Tigers head out on the road Friday night to battle the Tulsa Golden Hurricane looking to remain atop the American West Division standings. Memphis comes in at 7-1 overall and 4-1 in AAC play with a victory over Tulane on Oct. 27 and checked in at number 23 in the initial College … Continue reading Memphis at Tulsa Preview
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 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?