MAC Division Races: Tie Breaker Madness

Have you ever stared at something long enough that it doesn't even look at all like it did at the start?  Welcome to my weekend staring at the MAC standings.  Here I was trying not to get into tie breakers because they can be really murky.  Turns out, when you try to get Eastern Michigan … Continue reading MAC Division Races: Tie Breaker Madness

Mid American Conference Week 8 Players of the Week

This week the players of the week came from some rivalry games across the MAC.  Good players make big plays in big games.  Who knew?   Quarterback of the Week Mr. Efficiency goes to Nathan Rourke from Ohio this week.  On only 12 passing attempts he passed for 193 yards and 4 touchdowns.  Half of … Continue reading Mid American Conference Week 8 Players of the Week

The Kingston Method for Finding a Head Coach

Mike Jinks is Fired Sunday afternoon Bowling Green Athletic Director Bob Moosbrugger made it official that Head Coach Mike Jinks had been released from his duties.  Mike Jinks took over for Dino Babers after he left for Syracuse.  Dino had been to the MAC championship game in both seasons he coached the Falcons.  Jinks inherited … Continue reading The Kingston Method for Finding a Head Coach

What We Learned In Week Seven of the Group of Five

That's right people, I've had enough of parsing out six different articles each week going one conference at a time. Ain't nobody got time for that. Instead, we'll just roll with one nice long article that hits all the high points. Ready set go! American Athletic Conference USF is probably more lucky than good. They … Continue reading What We Learned In Week Seven of the Group of Five

Mid American Conference Week 7 Players of the Week

Apparently this week just about every team got a memo that said "Your quarterback is now a dual threat quarterback."  Then every coach just accepted this new reality and called plays accordingly.  In total, the quarterbacks this week ran for 825 yards and averaged 4.8 yards per carry including sacks.  Four quarterbacks had totals of … Continue reading Mid American Conference Week 7 Players of the Week

Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

Here at Forgotten5, we like to tell the untold stories of Group of 5 successes and heartwarming moments. However, we'd be remiss if we didn't also cover the other things that provide warmth to G5 fans everywhere during these increasingly brisk autumnal evenings. Like dumpster fires. Or extremely poorly conceived mixed drinks from that broke-ass … Continue reading Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

Best Uniforms from Week 2

After week 1, we start to see a bit of a slow down in the uniform world. Some teams stick with their traditional sets, but there are always ones who try something new. Week 2 gave us a solid week of college football, and still a mostly solid array of uniforms. Some of these teams … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 2

The 5 Most Interesting MAC 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 MAC Matchups this Season

The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever

Bowl season is almost here everyone, you know what that means, bowl projections. Everyone loves looking at tie-ins and choosing what four-win teams are capable of winning out to just sneak into a bowl. No? Only me? Ok then. I think this is a given at this point, but UCF is the Forgotten 5's representative … Continue reading The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever

A Preview of Week 5’s MACtion

CMU @ BC (-7.5) The Chippewas have had one of the most inconsistent offenses in the MAC so far, and that all starts with grad-transfer quarterback Shane Morris. Aside from a stellar five-touchdown performance against lowly Kansas, Morris has struggled at the helm for the Chips. Morris has more passing attempts than any other MAC … Continue reading A Preview of Week 5’s MACtion