Recently the College Football Hall of Fame released its 2019 ballot, and on that ballot were five players (or coaches) from teams who currently compete in the Sun Belt. Arkansas State was represented by Calvin Harrell, a running back who turned down being drafted by the Dolphins in 1972, and the school with the most … Continue reading A Potential G5 Hall-of-Famer Played at… Texas-Arlington?
West Florida Argonauts (11-3) vs Texas A&M-Commerce Lions (13-1) Location: Children's Mercy Park, Kansas City, KS Time: 6:00 PM CT, Saturday, December 16th TV: ESPN2 History: First ever meeting Texas A&M-Commerce This Lions team hasn't exactly come out of nowhere, but they're definitely experiencing success that is unprecedented, even within the unprecedented success they were already … Continue reading Division II National Championship Preview – West Florida vs Texas A&M-Commerce
Two years ago, the University of West Florida football team was playing intrasquad scrimmages in minor league baseball stadiums in its inaugural season. A year ago, the team went 5-6 in its first full season. But this year, the team has won four road games in a row in the NCAA Division II playoffs, Including … Continue reading The University of West Florida’s Run to The Division II National Football Championship Final is Wonderfully Inexplicable
It was another wildly successful set of days for the most Forgotten of them all. The FCS and below players tend to get the short end of the stick until you start to look at NFL rosters. The NFL is loaded with underdogs from tiny programs like Tiffin, Kutztown, Grand Valley State, etc. Some turn … Continue reading 2017 NFL Draft Day 3 Conference Wrap-Up: FCS and Beyond
Ashland University's Adam Shaheen had his Cinderella story continue as he was picked by the Chicago Bears at #45 overall. Bears select TE Adam Shaheen with the No. 45 overall pick #NFLDraft — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) April 29, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js After taking a scholarship to play Division II basketball at Pittsburgh-Jonestown, he transferred after … Continue reading Adam Shaheen Goes To The Chicago Bears At #45 Overall
One of the most amazing things to see in football is a player from the Division II and below level make it on an NFL roster and contribute. Those players bring much deserved attention and acclaim to their alma maters. It would not surprise me to see 4-5 players from this list get a chance … Continue reading Division II And Below: Which Little Guys Have A Shot At The Big Time?
Adam Shaheen College: Ashland Position: Tight End Height/Weight: 6-6/278 College Stats: 129 catches, 1,755 yards, 26 touchdowns. In the last 15 years, the NFL has seen the prototype of a tight end change in so many ways. What was once an extra blocker in the run game that would occasionally get involved in the passing game (barring a few … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Adam Shaheen, Ashland
We at Forgotten 5 have a love/hate relationship at best with NFL commentator Mike Mayock. He doesn’t always give our players as much love as we fell they deserve and will always be a slave to the P5 narrative. In other words, he is just like every other expert that ends up seeing much more … Continue reading NFL Network Goes Forgotten 5 Crazy At The 2017 Senior Bowl
With the NFL wrapping up their playoffs in the new few weeks, which means that it is time for postseason all-star games. The lesser known games are done, leaving the Senior Bowl on the slate. This version, scheduled for January 28 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, wraps up a week of practices between many of … Continue reading 35 Forgotten 5 Players Are Headed To The Senior Bowl
Try to imagine with me for a moment. You are a highly recruited college football player with offers from Alabama, Clemson, USC, and others. You are looking at a plethora of choices and then you get a phone call. The Pacific Pro Football League wants you to join and play for them rather than spending … Continue reading Could The Pacific Pro Football League Actually Change College Football?