Red Wolves approach season with wary caution

The theme of Red Wolves Media Day: "We're very athletic, but inexperienced." Like a wolf approaching a bear, Arkansas State coaches exercised caution when discussing the 2017 season. While coaches acknowledged that the roster was loaded with athletes, there seemed to be a concerted effort to temper expectations. The media was reminded that departed talent … Continue reading Red Wolves approach season with wary caution

Going Big: Red Wolves pile on the beef in 2017

If the stunning 2016 opener against Toledo taught the Red Wolves anything, it was that you can't coach size. On that fateful night, the Rockets, who weighed heavy on the offensive line, surrendered only six tackles for a loss and zero sacks to a defensive squad that would eventually rank 6th in the nation with 43 … Continue reading Going Big: Red Wolves pile on the beef in 2017

Let’s have one last talk about that Arkansas State Red Wolves football season of 2016

Read that cavalierly written headline and then whisper, "Why not?" After all, the Reese's Senior Bowl is not until the end of the month (Jan 28), followed closely by NLI Signing Day (Feb 1). What the hell else have we got? (Besides enjoying an unexpectedly juicy Sun Belt basketball season?) If you're a Red Wolves fan, … Continue reading Let’s have one last talk about that Arkansas State Red Wolves football season of 2016

Kendall Sanders leads Red Wolves over Knights at AutoNation Cure Bowl, 31-13

Senior wide receiver Kendall Sanders hauled in three touchdowns, and the Arkansas State defense manhandled the Knights with six sacks, a blocked punt, three forced fumbles, and 15 tackles for a loss, earning the Red Wolves an 8th win for the season and its third bowl win in its last six tries. Both defenses opened the game … Continue reading Kendall Sanders leads Red Wolves over Knights at AutoNation Cure Bowl, 31-13

The Definitive AutoNation Cure Bowl Preview: UCF Knights vs Arkansas State Red Wolves

Central Florida (6-6) v Arkansas State (7-5) Saturday, December 17th, 4:30 CST at Camping World Stadium (Orlando, FL) You Can Watch This Game On: The CBS Sports Network (Hmmmmmmm) Wagering (except, you don't wager, right?): -6.5 UCF, 36% FPI Arkansas State https://twitter.com/CureBowl/status/808682562453381121 Who wouldn't want to pop into warm and sunny Orlando in December? It's … Continue reading The Definitive AutoNation Cure Bowl Preview: UCF Knights vs Arkansas State Red Wolves

Champs or Chumps: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Texas State Bobcats

Arkansas State (6-5, 6-1) v Texas State (2-9, 0-7) Saturday, December 3rd, 6:30 PM CST at Bobcat Stadium You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN2 (surprise!) Wagering (as if!): -23 Red Wolves, 8.8% FPI Bobcats The Red Wolves completely blew missed an opportunity to become sole Sun Belt Champions last Saturday by allowing the Louisiana … Continue reading Champs or Chumps: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Texas State Bobcats

Sun Belt Donnybrook: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana Ragin Cajuns

Arkansas State (6-4, 6-0)  v Louisiana (4-6, 3-3) Saturday, November 26th, 11 AM CST at Cajun Field You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN 3 Wagering (as if you'd dabble in such shabby pursuits): -6 Red Wolves, 31.1% FPI Cajuns First of all, the Red Wolves are making no apologies for last Thursday's deep-sixing of … Continue reading Sun Belt Donnybrook: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana Ragin Cajuns

Sheriff Shootout: Arkansas State Red Wolves versus #25 Troy Trojans

Arkansas State (5-4, 5-0) v Troy (8-1, 5-0) Thursday, November 17th, 8:30 CST at Troy University Veterans Memorial Stadium (on Larry Blakeney Field) You Can Watch This Game On: ESPNU Wagering (for those of you who ingloriously eschew the purity of the game): -9 Trojans, 19.9% ESPN FPI Red Wolves Once a marquee Sun Belt … Continue reading Sheriff Shootout: Arkansas State Red Wolves versus #25 Troy Trojans

Battle of Former Big Brothers: New Mexico State Aggies vs Arkansas State Red Wolves

New Mexico State (2-6, 1-3) v Arkansas State (4-4, 4-0) Saturday, November 12th, 2:00 PM CST at Centennial Bank Stadium You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN3 Wagering (if you're in to that, you soulless savage): -20 Red Wolves, 12.4% FPI Aggies Many moons ago, New Mexico State and Arkansas State were bitter foes in an … Continue reading Battle of Former Big Brothers: New Mexico State Aggies vs Arkansas State Red Wolves