Rice @ Pitt (-20.5) So here's the thing. Rice isn't winless, which is nice, but in reality, all we know from Rice being 1-3 is just how bad UTEP is this season. The Owls - per Football Study Hall - turned in an offensive performance in the 76th percentile against UTEP (their offense performed better … Continue reading A Preview of Week 5’s CUSA Action
This was a very mixed bag for the conference this week, but I guess what else is new, right? I think La Tech is the top team in the conference, but only just barely and there's a number of teams on their tail. Let's cruise through the action and talk like we have a clue … Continue reading Week Three Conference USA Roundup – Nobody Really Stands Out Yet, But the QB’s Are Interesting
It's time to hit the road again after an eventful week one trip through the Group of Five. Last week, we saw Coastal Carolina capture its first win as an FBS team against UMASS, 38-28. Running back Osharmar Abercrombie carried the Chanticleers to victory behind his 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns. On the other … Continue reading 2017 Forgotten5 Road Trip: Week Two
Its official ladies and gentlemen, college football season is back! While some schools played early on Thursday or Friday, fans of the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern Mississippi must wait until Saturday to watch their teams play. Southern Miss went into Lexington to start the season last year, and escaped with a … Continue reading This Is How Southern Miss Beats Kentucky
Before we can look to the future let’s take a quick look back. Way back. The year is 1982 and the Southern Miss Football team is fresh off a victory over the Bear Bryant led Alabama Crimson Tide. Famous sports journalist Mickey Spagnola would go on to describe Southern Miss in the best way I … Continue reading A View From The Top: Your 2017 Southern Miss Football Preview
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?
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!
Everybody loves college football kickers! Well, cool people do, anyway. Today, punts and kicks were recognized by two of the profession's most trusted name in boots – The Lou Groza Award (presented to the nation’s top place-kicker) and the Ray Guy Award (presented to the college punter of the year). As is our sacred custom, we … Continue reading Forgotten Watch List Season keeps kicking with Lou Groza and Ray Guy Awards!
It's "Watch List Season," and you can tell because it's as humid as a gorilla's armpit outside and mysterious organizations are posting watch lists. You may take a very dim view of Watch Lists. It's noise signifying nothing, right? Still, when your favorite player or team is snubbed by one list or another, it can … Continue reading The Forgotten raid the 2017 Bednarik and Maxwell Watchlists
While we were seeking suggestions for our "most impactful plays and games of the last decade" bracket of doom, we got a few ideas that were far more "what in the actual hell" than they were impactful. That got me thinking, what if we created a similar list, but this time went with the most … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Most Ridiculous Plays of the Last Decade, Probably