We Put C-USA Back in the Liberty Bowl (And the Potato Bowl): Part II (2017-2019)

Let's continue this delightful little stroll down simulated memory lane, shall we? Today, we finish this series and look at how the conference would have fared in the last three years in those bowls. As a refresher, we used Whatifsports.com to simulate the matchups, with the conference champion going to the Liberty Bowl and the … Continue reading We Put C-USA Back in the Liberty Bowl (And the Potato Bowl): Part II (2017-2019)

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

Geographic Realignment Could Be a Worthwhile Pursuit for the Group of Five

EDITORS NOTE: This topic has recently resurfaced with the study brought out from Old Dominion. While I personally will choose to believe this was primarily a study used to justify the shut-down of wrestling, it has brought geographic realignment - a worthwhile pursuit in my book - back to the table. Here's my thoughts, updated … Continue reading Geographic Realignment Could Be a Worthwhile Pursuit for the Group of Five

What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2018

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2018

Five Conference USA Football Games to Re-Watch Over the COVID-19 Sports Break

We're talking all week about how college sports are on a hiatus for the foreseeable future because of the COVID-19 virus. We already showed you the basketball jones you needed, but there are other sports, too. Now we've compiled a list of CUSA games you should rewatch to quench your thirst for sports. These are … Continue reading Five Conference USA Football Games to Re-Watch Over the COVID-19 Sports Break

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

It is quite incredible just how fast this season is going right now. Last week saw some incredible turns in every conference, as teams are knocked out of title contention in each conference or thick in the fight for the NY6 Bowl bid. This week looks to have a lot of blowouts in G5 play, … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Eleven

Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy The Group of 5 has a lot of power rankings. Honestly, I just don't think they can be done without a GIF. How can I accurately describe my feelings on a team without a crappy 3-second video loop? I assure you that if you disagree with your … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

In the previous entries of this series, I explained my idea for a complete rebuild of college football. Part one covered the new rules, and part two detailed which teams would comprise the new Power 5 conferences and provided some examples of what schedules would look like under this new system. Today's final volume will be … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

Interesting has a nice, broad definition so I went with that word choice. I tripped down a scheduled rabbit hole the other day and started noticing some interesting patterns, so I thought other people might be as weird as me and want to know about them as well. I've not gone into equal detail about … Continue reading Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

2019 Conference USA QB Preview: UAB

2019 CUSA QB Preview: UAB   When talking of UAB during this current offseason, every conversation consists of people asking “how are they going to replace 15 starters from last year?”. That question is fair and should rightfully be talked about, however the answer is easy and straight forward. The same way every team replaces … Continue reading 2019 Conference USA QB Preview: UAB