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

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

Week 2 Group of Five Top 10 Poll: Some Explaining to Do

So let me do some explaining. For this week's poll, I added a stipulation. In order to count for the poll, you have to have a win over an FBS program. This obviously led to some interesting changes in who was available to rank in the polls, so I will appreciate if your takes are … Continue reading Week 2 Group of Five Top 10 Poll: Some Explaining to Do

What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Sun Belt Football?

Well, we've finally got our first full week of football under our belts, so what did we actually learn from all this football that took place? Slow Starters Everywhere A number of offenses took a lot longer than we'd like to get rolling. Texas State, Troy, South Alabama and Coastal Carolina were outscored by a … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Sun Belt Football?

College Athletics in Louisiana is Getting Messy

There’s a lot of drama brewing in Division 1 college athletics in South Louisiana. Perhaps the most publicized display of this over the past year took place during an early round NIT postseason game between the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and the LSU Tigers. The match-up garnered national media attention with SB Nation saying of the … Continue reading College Athletics in Louisiana is Getting Messy

Sun Belt Media Day, Music Playlist Edition

So we asked all of the players at Sun Belt Media Day for their music preferences, specifically as it pertains to the music they have playing in their headphones during pregame in the locker room to get hyped up. We give you the results here and now. Artists supplied by the players, songs chosen by … Continue reading Sun Belt Media Day, Music Playlist Edition

The 5 Most Interesting Sun Belt OOC Matchups This Season

Welcome to The Most Interesting Matchups, the series about interesting gridiron matchups (get it?) from the upcoming season, as taken from the series' history. Think of it as "Drunk G5 History" or "Trivial Pursuit: CFB Edition." Each week, I'll highlight one conference and its particular out-of-conference matchups. I have to rule out teams like South … Continue reading The 5 Most Interesting Sun Belt OOC Matchups This Season