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 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

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Seven

I had one last week, but by the time it was remembered by all, half the games were done already. This week should be released earlier, and you'll see why shortly. Also, FOUR ranked G5 teams! What a year!   Anyways, here is what to watch: 1. Appalachian State at Louisiana (Wednesday, 8 p.m., ESPN … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Seven

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Three additions to the upset party this week! SMU brought the Iron Skillet home in dominating fashion over a ranked TCU. Appalachian State took a field goal block to wrap up a strong victory over UNC. Lastly, San Jose State took down an SEC opponent for the first time ever in a win over Arkansas. … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Louisiana Cajuns Show Some Life, But Not Nearly Enough, in 38-28 Loss to Mississippi State

Let's get the worst part out of the way first, shall we? https://twitter.com/RememberF5/status/1167874248615948288 Looks like the Mississippi State fans didn't really show up to this one either, and the Cajuns are likely to struggle to recoup the costs of this "home" game. That said, let's take a quick poke around at this game, shall we? … Continue reading Louisiana Cajuns Show Some Life, But Not Nearly Enough, in 38-28 Loss to Mississippi State

An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

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

Best of the Belt: Ranking the Sun Belt’s Power 5 Resumes

For G5 teams, there are only so many ways outside of head-to-head matchups that you can compare yourself to another school’s resume. The easiest way to show how much better your university is than another is to see how you stack up against the Power 5. I decided to take a look at how the … Continue reading Best of the Belt: Ranking the Sun Belt’s Power 5 Resumes