2018 Conference USA Mid-Season Quarterback Report

With Week 6 officially in the books, we are now ready for the mid-season report of each teams QB play. Although each team is not officially halfway through its season, every team has completed at least five games except Southern Miss. Let’s dive into Conference USA QB Reports!   **It is important to note that … Continue reading 2018 Conference USA Mid-Season Quarterback Report

What We Learned From Week Four in Conference USA

Old Dominion ain’t dead yet... My goodness, what a game, especially when you juxtapose that against their season opener. The Monarchs were given $1.38 million by Liberty to be the first team to travel to Liberty, the first team to accept Falwell money, and the first team to get absolutely steamrolled by the Flames in … Continue reading What We Learned From Week Four in Conference USA

What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Conference USA Football?

I might argue that Conference USA was the conference that we learned the least about in the opening week of action. It's hard to have a lot of takeaways when you go into a game knowing that it's a lopsided matchup and then it plays out exactly as such. But let's poke around anyways. A … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Conference USA Football?

The 5 Most Interesting C-USA Matchups this Season

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 C-USA Matchups this Season

How Long Could UTEP Go Before They Win a Game?

UTEP football has the potential to make history, but not history they'd be happy about. They have the chance to break a record set by Northwestern, a team that lost 34 straight games between 1979 and 1982. According to FPI this coming season UTEP's best chance to win a game comes against FCS Northern Arizona, and that … Continue reading How Long Could UTEP Go Before They Win a Game?

UTEP Defensive Back Adrian Hynson Has Been and Will Always Be a Fighter – Just Ask His Mom

It’s not that hard to roam around the internet and find player profiles. Feature stories about players with a hard life, a unique upbringing, or whatever other details a writer latched onto and said “oh, that sounds cool, let me write about him.” It can be tricky to find a balance between telling an interesting story … Continue reading UTEP Defensive Back Adrian Hynson Has Been and Will Always Be a Fighter – Just Ask His Mom

UTEP Defensive Back Nik Needham Is A Hero In His Mom’s Eyes

It's not that hard to roam around the internet and find player profiles. Feature stories about players with a hard life, a unique upbringing, or whatever other details a writer latched onto and said "oh, that sounds cool, let me write about him." It can be tricky to find a balance between telling an interesting story … Continue reading UTEP Defensive Back Nik Needham Is A Hero In His Mom’s Eyes

Analyzing New Mexico State’s Future Independent Football Schedules

Despite going to - and winning - their first bowl since 1960, New Mexico State enters tumultuous times as an independent. Scheduling games as a Forgotten Five team is already a challenge but as an independent, the task is even more daunting. Unlike UMass, New Mexico State does not have their foot in a big TV … Continue reading Analyzing New Mexico State’s Future Independent Football Schedules

The Forgettable Five Podcast Has Returned! Again. For Real This Time, Probably

So I waited to write this until I had gotten one episode of each done, but here we are, back at it. When I say each, I mean one basketball show and one football show, because I ain't about to cram two sports into one 30 minute show. We're starting off easy. I'm back hosting … Continue reading The Forgettable Five Podcast Has Returned! Again. For Real This Time, Probably

UTEP Miners’ Hire of Dana Dimel Is Good Enough For Now. I Think?

EDITOR's NOTE: This post is a guest editorial by our former writer and Take Haver Emeritus Will Butler, noted Kansas State alumnus and fan. He was re-activated off the PUP list this week just for this post. He had to go right back on IR and is currently soaking in the hot tub praying that the … Continue reading UTEP Miners’ Hire of Dana Dimel Is Good Enough For Now. I Think?