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

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

It is really hard to believe that it is week ten already! What a crazy season it has been so far! The uncertainty of which teams will do well early in the year, which led to a lot of "Games to watch" being unexpectedly lopsided...is replaced by a smaller group of compelling games, as the … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

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

It is hard to believe we are already at week eight!! UNLV joined the upset brigade in their demolition of Vanderbilt. Appalachian State joins a strong list of G5 ranked teams! This week's list may miss a game or two that rivals in importance, as this season has become more wide open in most conferences … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Eight

Josh Johnson Is Already On Track to be the Greatest Running Back in Louisiana-Monroe History

Now, there is, of course, a caveat where I tell you that Josh Johnson's likely future elite status in Warhawk history is just as much an indictment of the history of ULM running backs as it is of Johnson's talent, but let's not worry about that right now. Johnson spent his first season of collegiate … Continue reading Josh Johnson Is Already On Track to be the Greatest Running Back in Louisiana-Monroe History

UConn’s 2020 Schedule Options Are Quickly Fading Away

Maybe you're tired of hearing about it, but it just fascinates the hell out of me so I'll keep writing about it. I talked before about how UConn football would benefit from a postponement of their departure from the AAC, for reasons both financial and purely scheduling related, then hammered those points home again as … Continue reading UConn’s 2020 Schedule Options Are Quickly Fading Away

Group of Five Bowl Droughts: Who’ll Break the Streak in 2019?

There are 16 FBS programs who haven't been to a bowl game since the 2015 season or earlier. Of those, 12 are Group of Five programs. The Power Five will remain at the top of the heap, at least until Les Miles gets things turned around at Kansas (10 seasons and counting, Viva la Mangino!). … Continue reading Group of Five Bowl Droughts: Who’ll Break the Streak in 2019?

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