BYU and Army’s loss Becomes the Sun Belt and C-USA’s Gain

Right after Army's dominant win on Saturday over Louisiana-Monroe, the news of the postponement of the BYU game put a huge damper on an otherwise stellar weekend for the program. The BYU-Army game, originally slotted for 3:30 on CBS, left the network with a hole to fill. Enter App State-Marshall. The game between two of … Continue reading BYU and Army’s loss Becomes the Sun Belt and C-USA’s Gain

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

What if the College Football Playoff had 24 teams in 2019

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff had 24 teams in 2019

What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2018

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2018

What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2017

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2017

What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2016

We already talked about how the current College Football Playoff and its four-team bracket was a pseudo-expansion of the previous BCS system, and it didn't solve a whole lot of problems since that expansion still left well over two-thirds of college football teams starting their season with a zero-percent chance of reaching said playoff bracket. … Continue reading What if the College Football Playoff Had 24 Teams in 2016

Five Great Sun Belt Football Games to Rewatch During the COVID-19 Break

College sports are on a hiatus for the foreseeable future because of the COVID-19 virus. Not having March Madness to watch sucks but we compiled a list of games you should rewatch to quench your thirst for sports.   Appalachian State vs. Michigan 2007 If you don't enjoy this game, something is wrong with you. … Continue reading Five Great Sun Belt Football Games to Rewatch During the COVID-19 Break

An Ideal College Football Structure: Bowl Season Edition

Several months ago, I published my Ideal College Football Structure - a plan for a near complete overhaul of the way college football's season works, coupled with an intensive conference realignment that gets all the teams into geographical alignment. I won't bore you by going over all the details again here though - if you … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure: Bowl Season Edition

Re-Ranking the Group of Five Upsets from the 2019 Season

Now that we are finishing out the regular season, it seemed worthwhile to take a look back at all of the instances of Group of Five teams defeating Power Five teams, and re-assessing how surprising the upsets would be now based on how each team's season has played out since.   SURPRISE LEVEL: VERY LOW … Continue reading Re-Ranking the Group of Five Upsets from the 2019 Season