Due to the sporting-world chaos that has been created by the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been rumors that conferences might only play conference games. This puts the current FBS Independents at risk of not having a season. Lucky for them, we at Forgotten 5 solved the problem. There are two different schedules, one with Notre … Continue reading What Happens to The Independents If Conferences Use Conference Game Only Scheduling?
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
Providence, Rhode Island hosts the U.S. Synchronized Skating National Championships this weekend. There are many teams across multiple divisions competing for national titles, but this article is focusing on the Collegiate Free Skate. If you are unfamiliar with synchronized skating, I wrote an article last year that tried to scratch the surface of the complexity … Continue reading Synchronized Skating Nationals: One Great Skate Will Win Collegiate
It's more or less halfway, just work with me here. It's been yet another interesting season of college football, so why not take some time to assess which teams have been the biggest surprises in both good and bad ways from each conference in the Group of Five/ First, let's rank the conferences: American Mountain … Continue reading Good Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark
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
This is a little out of the normal coverage on this website. This weekend is the national championship for synchronized skating in Plymouth, Michigan. If you're unfamiliar with synchronized skating, don't worry, I'll go over the basics. There is a lot to this sport, and I'm only a little familiar with it. My better half … Continue reading The Collegiate Sport You Probably Haven’t Heard Of: Synchronized Skating
It was nice to know that, as rough as things have gone, the Aggies could still find a way to pull out a road win against a discombobulated UTEP team. Didn't get swept in the rivalry games, check. Another positive was getting to enter the bye week on a winning note - there were still … Continue reading New Mexico State Engages In the Pursuit of Liberty and Happiness
Army’s defense might be better than we thought The Black Knights went on the road and took on fifth-ranked Oklahoma, who is pretty good at offense if you haven't heard. While it wasn't perfect, Army became the first team to hold Oklahoma scoreless for a full quarter since Georgia in the national semifinal last year, … Continue reading What We Learned From Week Four from the Independents
So thanks to Hawai'i, we've got four teams to talk about, but six games worth of information. That said, it's probably best if we digest this one team at a time. Army is younger and has more growing to do than we thought Lots of folks were in a tizzy after Army fell to Duke … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Independent Football?
The newest member of FBS football is Liberty University. Yes, that Liberty University. The school that was founded by the late Reverend Jerry Falwell in 1971 and is run by his son, Jerry Jr. today. Yes, that Jerry Falwell. A pilgrimage to the Lynchburg, Virginia campus has been a must for GOP presidential candidates for … Continue reading 2018 Liberty Flames Football Preview