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
Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy Sorry people, I’m back. I know, I know…why? Honestly, it is because no one read this the first time so I figure I might as well continue my quest for creating a series of articles with no value. The truth hurts, I know you needed something more … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 2 Edition
"You, peasant, go get some snow from the mountains," Alexander the Great might've commanded many years ago, "and fetch a bit of honey and nectar while you're at it!" Alexander enjoyed his ice cream, likely as much as he enjoyed his conquests of Persia. Alexander The Great, Marco Polo, and George Washington all loved their … Continue reading A Flavor For Every Mountain West Football Team
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
Interesting has a nice, broad definition so I went with that word choice. I tripped down a scheduled rabbit hole the other day and started noticing some interesting patterns, so I thought other people might be as weird as me and want to know about them as well. I've not gone into equal detail about … Continue reading Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules
The Mountain West is nearly done with its season, only three more weeks. There are some clear winners, and some clear losers. But what is the best ending for the conference as a whole? It's that a ranked 11-1 team makes a NY6. But who should it be? What about the rest of the conference? … Continue reading How the Mountain West Wants The Rest Of The Season To Go
What an opening salvo from the Mountain West, huh? So much offense. I'll have to start planning on a lot more #MountainWestAfterDark if this pace keeps up. Hawai'i is going to run and shoot their way to a bowl game The calendar just rolled over to September, but the Rainbow Warriors are already 2-0. I'm … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Mountain West Conference Football?
Last night, Utah State, the 7th seed in the Mountain West upset the 2nd seed and bubble team Boise State in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. San Diego State defeated Fresno State yesterday to continue their now 7-game win streak. The Aggies and Aztecs both advanced to the MWC semifinals, which will be played tonight. … Continue reading Hot Aggies and Aztecs Play Top Teams in MWC Semis
Despite going to - and winning - their first bowl since 1960, New Mexico State enters tumultuous times as an independent. Scheduling games as a Forgotten Five team is already a challenge but as an independent, the task is even more daunting. Unlike UMass, New Mexico State does not have their foot in a big TV … Continue reading Analyzing New Mexico State’s Future Independent Football Schedules
Eagle nation got somewhat of a Hanukkah miracle Wednesday morning when ex-New Mexico Lobos offensive coordinator Bob DeBesse was named to the same position on the Georgia Southern staff. This announcement comes on the heels of hiring Scot Sloan as Defensive Coordinator and Matt Greenhalgh as Strength & Conditioning Coach earlier in the week; … Continue reading What does the hiring of Bob DeBesse and Scot Sloan mean for Georgia Southern?