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

Conference USA on BeIN Sports: In Memoriam

Conference USA's spring football preview recently came out with a litany of information. One of the most notable pieces could easily have gone unnoticed. In its list of television partners, BeIN Sports was absent. This could be a subtle sign of the non-renewal of a contract that was supposed to end after the 2018-19 athletic … Continue reading Conference USA on BeIN Sports: In Memoriam

Top QB 2018 Bowl Performances From the Group of Five Conferences

With the National Championship Game being the only college football game left, the 2018 college football season is officially coming to an end. Bowl season has flown by, as it tends to do every year, and schools are already starting to look ahead to next season. Before we start looking into what the 2019 season … Continue reading Top QB 2018 Bowl Performances From the Group of Five Conferences

Death by Go-Route: UAB Blazers and Xavier Ubosi Leave NIU Huskies in the Dust, 37-13

Having seen Xavier Ubosi get behind a number of defensive backs this season, I knew that having him in top form for this game would matter for the UAB offense. Having a deep threat that can stretch the field and take the top off the defense is always a tide that lifts all ships. When … Continue reading Death by Go-Route: UAB Blazers and Xavier Ubosi Leave NIU Huskies in the Dust, 37-13

UAB Blazers and Northern Illinois Huskies Face Off in Cheribuni Boca Raton Bowl

Boy, am I glad to be done with the "Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl" or CTCBRB for short. That just took too long; I'll just go with "Cheribundi Boca Bowl" now. So what is this game? The surface would suggest that you have to very stout defensive teams who are going to try to … Continue reading UAB Blazers and Northern Illinois Huskies Face Off in Cheribuni Boca Raton Bowl

Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen

Well that was a, uh, fun week huh? UCF absolutely dominated the Bearcats of Cincinnati, and everyone else... uh... made sure to show up and play. Not an insane amount of shakeup in the rankings, since so many teams lost, but quality of win/loss definitely played a factor in some shifts in exactly where each … Continue reading Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen

How to Rank Group of Five Teams in the AP Poll: a Chat with Jim Alexander from the Press-Enterprise

You may or may not be aware of College Poll Tracker, a delightful site that helps you visualize any and every individual ballot in the AP Poll for both football and basketball. But during football season, I couldn't help but take note of this ballot, which I personally and unbiasedly feel is a thing of beauty. This is Jim Alexander, a man who has … Continue reading How to Rank Group of Five Teams in the AP Poll: a Chat with Jim Alexander from the Press-Enterprise

Damnit Las Vegas, Pay Attention to Conference USA At Least A Little

How do I know that Las Vegas, the line setters and the bookies are ignoring this beautiful conference? Look no further than the late season betting lines for this weekend's games. I'll work my way into this, from most to least normal. Old Dominion a de facto 31 point favorite at home against VMI? Sure. … Continue reading Damnit Las Vegas, Pay Attention to Conference USA At Least A Little

Week Nine Group of Five Top 10 Poll

So much salt after the AP and coaches polls came out this week. UCF got no love as per usual, but App State did, earning a #25 ranking. Of course... https://twitter.com/RememberF5/status/1054110811713667073 But let's not worry about stuff like that right now, let's talk about the teams in this week's rankings! UCF - This one might … Continue reading Week Nine Group of Five Top 10 Poll