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

Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

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

Ranking the Sun Belt Football Coaching Jobs

We're a little over halfway through the college football offseason but we have the hardest part of the football-less period ahead of us. No signing day extravaganzas, no spring practices and no college basketball to hold us over. It's just an expansive empty void that we pretend to fill with the NBA playoffs and baseball. … Continue reading Ranking the Sun Belt Football Coaching Jobs

Sun Belt Basketball Preview: The Real Season Begins

College basketball is in full swing and Sun Belt teams are geared for the second-half marathon. The conference appears to be loaded up top this year, making for an exciting two-plus month season. The Sun Belt has seemingly solidified its spot in the very middle of the basketball world based on RPI, as the rise … Continue reading Sun Belt Basketball Preview: The Real Season Begins

Troy Basketball Caps Historic Week with Wins over UAB and Western Kentucky

Troy's men's basketball team started the season 3-5 with a Southern Miss loss and an inexplicable overtime home loss to Austin Peay. That's why when the Trojans traveled to Western Kentucky on Dec. 16 to face a Hilltopper team with wins over West Virginia and Arkansas the Trojans weren't given much of a chance. Then … Continue reading Troy Basketball Caps Historic Week with Wins over UAB and Western Kentucky

2018 Dollar General Bowl Preview: Troy vs Buffalo

Troy (9-3) vs Buffalo (10-2) When: Dec. 22, 6:00 pm CT Where: Ladd Peebles Stadium, Mobile TV: ESPN Spread: Buffalo -1.5 Series: First Ever Meeting   History The Trojans are playing a Mobile bowl game for the third time in their 18 year FBS school history while Buffalo is making its third bowl appearance ever … Continue reading 2018 Dollar General Bowl Preview: Troy vs Buffalo

Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

Soon-to-be-former Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson mentioned in a recent interview that in a universe where UCF is toppled by Memphis - a result we don't see happening, mind you-you might find Appalachian State winning the Sun Belt title and advancing not to the New Orleans Bowl, but to the Peach or Fiesta Bowl as … Continue reading Appalachian State Is Not Going to a New Year’s Six Bowl

Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen

Well that was a, uh, fun week huh? UCF absolutely dominated the Bearcats of Cincinnati, and everyone else... uh... made sure to show up and play. Not an insane amount of shakeup in the rankings, since so many teams lost, but quality of win/loss definitely played a factor in some shifts in exactly where each … Continue reading Forgotten5 Group of Five Top 10 Poll, Week Thirteen