New Mexico State Aggies Throwing It Way Back – In a Good Way

Today the New Mexico State Aggies announced what seemed to be a new rebrand, but on closer inspection is just a lean into their most successful historical past. https://twitter.com/NMStateFootball/status/1266026443034767361 The press release mentions a new secondary logo, but it really isn't. Anyone who has watched New Mexico State basketball in the last couple of seasons … Continue reading New Mexico State Aggies Throwing It Way Back – In a Good Way

The Future of the New Mexico State Aggies and the Western Athletic Conference

Between the two of us, writing this article, we're a New Mexico native and an underdog lover who have both become season ticket holders despite not ever being able to attend games, to give an idea of our support for NMSU and the WAC. After hearing a recent interview with New Mexico State athletic director … Continue reading The Future of the New Mexico State Aggies and the Western Athletic Conference

What Happens to The Independents If Conferences Use Conference Game Only Scheduling?

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?

Group of Five Doomsday: Breaking Free From the Power Five

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

Geographic Realignment Could Be a Worthwhile Pursuit for the Group of Five

EDITORS NOTE: This topic has recently resurfaced with the study brought out from Old Dominion. While I personally will choose to believe this was primarily a study used to justify the shut-down of wrestling, it has brought geographic realignment - a worthwhile pursuit in my book - back to the table. Here's my thoughts, updated … Continue reading Geographic Realignment Could Be a Worthwhile Pursuit for the Group of Five

Five Independent Games to Watch Over the COVID-19 Sports Break

We're back with more sports to watch. Yesterday we gave you ten March Madness games to watch, today we switch to football. Here are five Independent games that you should watch. Tomorrow we're giving you the AAC. Enjoy and stay safe. Notre Dame vs. Navy 2016 Will Worth leads a Navy team against a reeling … Continue reading Five Independent Games to Watch Over the COVID-19 Sports Break

New Mexico State Needs Boise State’s Unhappiness

The early stages of the long college football off-season have already been filled with crucial developments. Particularly, in the realm of conference realignment. With the announcement of the Mountain West's new TV deal, commissioner Craig Thompson also announced that it would be the last one giving Boise State preferential treatment. Boise State has been unhappy … Continue reading New Mexico State Needs Boise State’s Unhappiness

2019 Was Frustrating for New Mexico State, but the Future Stays Interesting

The 2019 season was a rough one for the Aggies. Opening the season on the road against Washington State and Alabama produced blowouts for paychecks, as anyone would expect. Ole Miss wasn't as good as either of those teams, but the Ags still played an SEC team on the road with similar and predictable results. … Continue reading 2019 Was Frustrating for New Mexico State, but the Future Stays Interesting

New Mexico State Has Now Fully Become “Team Zero” Alongside Hawai’i

We had talked back in the offseason, whenever New Mexico State announced the move of their 2022 road game at Nevada to Week Zero, that they were in a unique position. They had played Wyoming in Week Zero last season, and at that point, they had UCLA in 2020, Nevada in 2022 and Hawai'i in … Continue reading New Mexico State Has Now Fully Become “Team Zero” Alongside Hawai’i

Bad Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark

Alright, I had so much to say about the good things that it made no sense to just keep rambling on and on about the negatives that balance that out. Here in part two, we can go a little bit deeper. Again, these surprises are somewhat relative to preseason expectations, and I'm sure there are … Continue reading Bad Surprises of the Group of Five at the Halfway Mark