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 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?

No. 1 Recruit Kayvon Thibodeaux Visited FAMU; What Other FCS Schools Can Pull This Off?

Kayvon Thibodeaux was in Tallahassee visiting Florida State this past weekend when he dropped a bombshell; he was going to visit FAMU.   Looks like I’ll only be going to FSU and FAMU — kayvon thibodeaux (@kayvonT8) July 27, 2018 Whether or not he actually goes and plays for the Rattlers remains to be seen, and … Continue reading No. 1 Recruit Kayvon Thibodeaux Visited FAMU; What Other FCS Schools Can Pull This Off?

It’s Been Five Years Since the Beginning of the End for UAB Football

EDITORS NOTE: Let me start by saying that I am fully aware that the true story is more complex and far-reaching than what I'm writing here, that's the whole reason behind the book I'm working on. But this is just a window into that larger story via the 2013 season, which wound up being the … Continue reading It’s Been Five Years Since the Beginning of the End for UAB Football

How Should New Mexico State Finish Out Their Upcoming Independent Football Schedules? How Will They?

As Omar covered this morning, the Aggies have done a solid job with their upcoming schedules, creating a nice mix of retaining a few Sun Belt connections, re-establishing a handful of WAC/MWC connections, and generally not traveling fifty bajillion miles in the process. The fact remains though, that the Aggies require an additional two games … Continue reading How Should New Mexico State Finish Out Their Upcoming Independent Football Schedules? How Will They?

NFL Draft Profile: Marcus Davenport, UTSA

Program: Texas-San Antonio Position: DE Height/Weight: 6'7" 255 Accolades: · UTSA career record-holder for tackles for loss (38.0), sacks (22.0) and quarterback hurries (21) · 2017 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year · 2017 first-team All-Conference USA · 2017 Chuck Bednarik Award watch list · 2017 Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch list (community service) · … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Marcus Davenport, UTSA

G5 Standouts Ball Out at 2018 Senior Bowl

The 2018 Senior Bowl wrapped up in Mobile, Alabama Saturday afternoon as the South beat the North 45-16. It is the unofficial start of NFL Mock Draft season for football nerds. This year's edition will go down as a game in which players from G5 (or lower) conferences dominated. Compiling a list of standouts form … Continue reading G5 Standouts Ball Out at 2018 Senior Bowl

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

Conference USA Bowl Eligibility Preview: Old Dominion/Middle Tennessee, UTSA/La Tech

For those waking from their Thanksgiving slumber, there is still college football to play. It’s meaningful too. Three teams will figure out if they will be bowling this season including a matchup between Louisiana Tech and UTSA that will decide who gets to go bowling. With a stomach full of leftover turkey, let’s look at … Continue reading Conference USA Bowl Eligibility Preview: Old Dominion/Middle Tennessee, UTSA/La Tech

Late Field Goal Sinks Marshall in Defensive Struggle at UTSA

A defensive struggle came down to a special teams play that made the difference Saturday night and the UTSA Roadrunners knocked off the Marshall Thundering Herd 9-7 in the final seconds in front of 20,148 fans at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Marshall (7-4, 4-3) took its first lead with less than two minutes … Continue reading Late Field Goal Sinks Marshall in Defensive Struggle at UTSA