This week marks the start of spring practice for Georgia Southern. It's the unofficial beginning of perhaps the most highly anticipated season of Chad Lunsford's tenure as head coach. In the weeks after the final buzzer sounded in the 38-3 drubbing of Louisiana Tech in the New Orleans Bowl, Lunsford oversaw a complete overhaul of … Continue reading Things to Watch for as Georgia Southern Starts Spring Practice
This pandemic has not been friendly to a lot of areas in sports, and college basketball is no different. In a season marred with teams shutting down their seasons and pausing for long periods of time, men's college basketball postseason tournaments have faced a similar plight. While all eyes are on the NCAA tournament, the … Continue reading The Best Storylines Abound in This Year’s CBI
It's March again, which is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. I like writing this kind of thing in March to give people a chance to hear my story and how I deal with having CP. I had originally written this several March's ago and forgot about it, so I decided this March I would come back … Continue reading #BigThingsComing Part 3, Who Shaped Me?
San Diego is the class of the Pioneer Football League as they have won at least a share of nine straight conference titles and won 38 straight conference games. While there was no indication the Toreros run of dominance would end before this Spring, their opening game may have given PFL fans reason to wonder. … Continue reading Is the Pioneer Football League Open This Spring?
While FCS ball has taken center stage this Spring with some schools cashing in on big linear TV appearances and others partnering with local stations to increase their regional footprint, Division II and Division III ball still marches on. This weekend provides a unique slate of games at older stadiums with uncertain futures. On Saturday, … Continue reading Venerable Stadiums of the South Take Center Stage This Weekend
On Saturday, Navy's season came to an end in an upset loss to the Patriot League's nine-seed, Loyola (MD), in that conference's tournament. This, for now, ended what could be considered one of Navy's best seasons in the millennium, as the Midshipmen won the Patriot League's regular season crown. The season may likely be over … Continue reading Navy’s Case For the NIT
During this Spring FCS season, we will not have many chances to compare the strength of leagues to one another through non-conference play. The structure of the Spring season prevents this as many conferences are playing conference-exclusive schedules. Yet there are rare chances for key games, beyond the paycheck games we saw last week. This … Continue reading Two Big Games Mark An Important Weekend For the Big South
Yesterday, in a sort of dull day in the college football universe, UCLA and a pair of HBCUs provided big news. The Bruins agreed to home games against Alabama State in 2022 and North Carolina Central in 2023. While this seems like another irrelevant headline of another cupcake game, there is more about these games … Continue reading Could We See More HBCU Games Out West?
Last weekend, in competition with the buzz of Fan Controlled Football and the push for March Madness in basketball, the FCS season kicked off with a thrilling 2OT classic between McNeese State and Tarleton State. This week, the FCS slate consists of a few games where lesser teams will serve as cannon fodder. On Friday, … Continue reading For Some, One-Off Guarantee Games Are A Plus this Spring
While FCS football awaits the anticipated debut of their Spring season next Saturday with Tarleton State-McNeese State opening things up, few people know that the NAIA and Division 3 open their seasons this Saturday. This will probably be one of the only times that Division 3 and NAIA have a college football slate all to … Continue reading Your D3/NAIA Football Saturday Watch Grid!