Jay Hopson Was An Okay Hire Who Produced Okay Results

Southern Miss Eagles

Jay Hopson may have indeed been the first every white head coach at an HBCU, and he had some good success within the conference. But there's a big jump from the SWAC to the top of FCS, let alone into the ranks of FBS, and it just might have been a little too much for … Continue reading Jay Hopson Was An Okay Hire Who Produced Okay Results

Army Dominates Middle Tennessee En Route to 42-0 Victory

Coming into todays game the last time Middle Tennessee was shut out was December 1st, 2012 when they lost to Arkansas State 45-0. That changed today. This was Army's biggest shutout against an FBS team since October 19th, 1963 when they beat Wake Forest 47-0. It was the first home opening shut out since September … Continue reading Army Dominates Middle Tennessee En Route to 42-0 Victory

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champs: 2013 Arkansas State

It had been awhile since Arkansas State's 2005 co-champion team, and prospects became good for the Red Wolves. Almost too good. Arkansas State began an era of one-and-done coaches, beginning in 2011 when Hugh Freeze led the program to an undefeated Sun Belt record and a 10-3 finish. He left for the "big-time" environment of … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champs: 2013 Arkansas State

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champs: 2016 Temple

If you can't remember when Temple football was bad, you're simply too young. Not only was Temple bad, they were bad enough to get kicked out of the worst BCS conference. After a 10-2 finish and win in the Garden State Bowl in 1979, the Owls entered football purgatory. Sure there were some bright spots … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champs: 2016 Temple

The Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2007 FAU

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading The Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2007 FAU

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Conference Champions: 2005 MAC Champion Akron

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Conference Champions: 2005 MAC Champion Akron

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 WAC Champion Louisiana Tech

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's great teams, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 WAC Champion Louisiana Tech

Forgotten 5 Launches The “Bring The Funder” Podcast

We have a new podcast hosted by me, Alex Funderburke. This will be unlike anything we have ever done before. Unlike past podcasts we've had, this podcast's main focus isn't Group of Five sports. It isn't sports at all actually. Over the past month or so, I have learned just how valuable my voice can … Continue reading Forgotten 5 Launches The “Bring The Funder” Podcast

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 Sun Belt Champ North Texas

During the off-season, Forgotten Five has decided to do some research. We launched a multi-part series looking at some of the Group of Five's most unique conference champions. Teams such as Boise's greats, the 2004 and 2008 Utah teams, and Hawaii's 2007 team receive so much attention as the Group of Five's greatest teams in … Continue reading Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2001 Sun Belt Champ North Texas