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

An Even More Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape

On June 29th, Pat Forde published an article for Sports Illustrated titled "America, Realigned: A Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape". The idea was there as far as a reimagining, but his execution was poor. He brought up North Dakota State, but then cut 11 FBS programs; UTEP, Texas State, UTSA, South Alabama, Louisiana-Monroe, Bowling … Continue reading An Even More Radical Reimagining of the NCAA Landscape

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

The State of The MEAC: Collapse or Grow, the Time is Now

It's July now, which means that with everything that has shaken this year into chaos, we get to add one more to the list. All of the planned changes made by schools and conferences now take effect. Among those was the conference hit hardest by such chaos, the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference. They have now officially … Continue reading The State of The MEAC: Collapse or Grow, the Time is Now

Most Interesting Modern Group of Five Champions: 2000 WAC Co-Champion UTEP

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: 2000 WAC Co-Champion UTEP

Fourth and Short in the MAC Part 2: Deep Dive

I certainly didn't mean to take a month between part one and part two of this series, but when George Floyd was killed and it impacted life and society the way it did, it's important to make sure we stay focused on the right things. Especially in the first, and hopefully only, summer of COVID-19 … Continue reading Fourth and Short in the MAC Part 2: Deep Dive

Forgotten5 Wants to Take You Down Memory Lane

Next month will mark the beginning of our fifth year of existence, and we've been fortunate that the insanity of this year hasn't torpedoed our existence much yet (looking at you, 2020 CFB season). One of the things we're looking to do going forward is to spend more time looking backward. That is definitely going … Continue reading Forgotten5 Wants to Take You Down Memory Lane

Your Group of Five Team as a European Soccer Club

When you don't have your usual sports, you tend to find alternative ways to entertain yourself. I have always had an affinity for European soccer dating back almost 20 years. I spent a year overseas in South Korea, and while over there my sports viewing options consisted of either watching English Premier League soccer at … Continue reading Your Group of Five Team as a European Soccer Club