The series continues and with two teams left in the West, we've finally arrived at the true contenders in this season's West division race. Matt Viator's Louisiana-Monroe squad is poised to do some damage this season after a better-than-the-record-suggests 4-8 season last year. One of the Sun Belt's most electric quarterbacks went from battling for … Continue reading The Case for Every Sun Belt West Team to Win the Division: Louisiana-Monroe
Nothing goes together quite like beer and football. So as an avid Sun Belt fan I was curious - what's each Sun Belt team's staple brewery? What's that one tap room we need to check out next time we're on the road for a game? Methodology In an effort to make this list as objective … Continue reading The best breweries in the Sun Belt Conference
Championship weekend is getting closer and closer, but it's not good for all people. If you're a coach for a struggling program, such as Rice's David Baliff, you got fired. Congratulations on winning the gilded pink slip on your way out the door. As Christmas comes closer, more coaches will soon be joining Baliff and … Continue reading Film Sesh: Week 13
The Sun Belt Conference could not have scripted a better ending to the no-championship-game-having era with four one-loss teams heading into mid-November. While it is cupcake week and the Sun Belt's slate of Saturday's games are relatively weak, we could be in store for some unforeseen wackiness. Teams are still jockeying for a sixth win … Continue reading Week 12 in the Sun Belt: Cupcake Week…. Or is it?
Bowl season is almost here everyone, you know what that means, bowl projections. Everyone loves looking at tie-ins and choosing what four-win teams are capable of winning out to just sneak into a bowl. No? Only me? Ok then. I think this is a given at this point, but UCF is the Forgotten 5's representative … Continue reading The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever
One week later, and now we get to update things. I guess Navy still had some punch left in them after all, while Arkansas State just got punched for four quarters. Let's update our projections, shall we? I'm consolidating the short list of four-win teams into this same article now, as it is growing much … Continue reading Let’s Take an Updated Look At Which Forgotten 5 Teams Are Going Bowling
Welcome back to our series, Anatomy of a Drive, don't touch anything. This week you're getting more bang for your limited buck, we're actually looking at 2.5 drives from the Appalachian State/Louisiana Monroe instant classic. Contain your excitement. You probably don't know happened in the App State/ULM game because you were busy watching a couple … Continue reading Anatomy of a Drive(s) Appalachian and ULM’s Back and Fourth Final Three Minutes
The race for the Sun Belt title continues to heat up as Troy and Arkansas State barrel down a collision course for each other and Appalachian State hangs onto to its perfect Sun Belt record by a string. The Trojans were able to hold off Idaho late last night to remain in the hunt for … Continue reading Sun Belt Preview
Week nine in the Sun Belt will answer several questions as the race for the conference crown begins heating up. Georgia State inched closer to bowl eligibility with a 21-13 Thursday night win over South Alabama that wasn't as close as the score suggests. On Saturday, the top of the conference will be challenged while … Continue reading Week Nine Sun Belt Preview: Upset Alert?
They don't call it the Funbelt for nothing, folks. South Alabama kicked off last week with a Wednesday upset over Troy that set the stage for a weekend crammed with upsets across the board. Georgia State opened Saturday with a surprising 47-37 win over Louisiana-Monroe while Idaho held Appalachian State against the wall before collapsing … Continue reading Week Eight Sun Belt Preview