UAB Blazers vs Louisana Ragin’ Cajuns: A Ranking For the Victor?

This is a game that I personally have been looking forward to since it was announced, and the two teams have more or less proven my expectations accurate coming into game week. The circumstances that have gotten us here have been less than ideal, but if you told me a year ago that the Blazers … Continue reading UAB Blazers vs Louisana Ragin’ Cajuns: A Ranking For the Victor?

Forgotten 5 Power Rankings: The Top 10 for Week Four

Oh boy, we had a shake up this week. UCF's loss to Tulsa changed everything. Like every week, the site staff voted for the top ten. SMU (last week #4) -┬áThe new number one in all of the land is the fighting Sonny Dykes'. They faced off against #25 Memphis in an extremely tight game … Continue reading Forgotten 5 Power Rankings: The Top 10 for Week Four

Forgotten 5 Power Rankings: The Top 10 for Week Three

The Forgotten 5 Top 10 Poll is back! We decided that we were at a good point in the season to bring them back so here they are. The rankings were voted on by Forgotten 5 staff like past years. If you disagree, that's cool. We're not changing our votes, but we might include you … Continue reading Forgotten 5 Power Rankings: The Top 10 for Week Three

BYU and Army’s loss Becomes the Sun Belt and C-USA’s Gain

Right after Army's dominant win on Saturday over Louisiana-Monroe, the news of the postponement of the BYU game put a huge damper on an otherwise stellar weekend for the program. The BYU-Army game, originally slotted for 3:30 on CBS, left the network with a hole to fill. Enter App State-Marshall. The game between two of … Continue reading BYU and Army’s loss Becomes the Sun Belt and C-USA’s Gain

Jay Hopson Was An Okay Hire Who Produced Okay Results

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Jay Hopson may have indeed been the first every white head coach at an HBCU, and he had some good success within the conference. But there's a big jump from the SWAC to the top of FCS, let alone into the ranks of FBS, and it just might have been a little too much for … Continue reading Jay Hopson Was An Okay Hire Who Produced Okay Results

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Conference Champions: 2013 Rice

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Conference Champions: 2013 Rice

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2011 Southern Miss

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2011 Southern Miss

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2010 FIU

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2010 FIU

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 WAC Champion Louisiana Tech

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 WAC Champion Louisiana Tech

An Even More Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape

On June 29th, Pat Forde published an article for Sports Illustrated titled "America, Realigned: A Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape". The idea was there as far as a reimagining, but his execution was poor. He brought up North Dakota State, but then cut 11 FBS programs; UTEP, Texas State, UTSA, South Alabama, Louisiana-Monroe, Bowling … Continue reading An Even More Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape