NFL Draft Preview: #SunBeltHeat Edition

In recent years, the friendship between the Sun Belt and the NFL Draft has suffered. Between 2011 and 2013, the Sun Belt drafted 15 players into the NFL. The following three years, that number shrunk to 10, with only three selected for the second straight year. Dear lord, the Mid-American graduated twice as many! But … Continue reading NFL Draft Preview: #SunBeltHeat Edition

NFL Draft Profile: Chris Odom, Arkansas State

College: Arkansas State Position: Defensive End Accolades: 2016 Sun Belt 1st Team, The Little Rock Touchdown Club's 2016 Dan Hampton Award Winner Chris Odom wasn't a season-long starter until his senior year. In his three previous season, Odom recorded three sacks in mostly a reserve roll, playing behind Chris Stone and savant sack maestro Ja'Von Rolland-Jones. But 2016 belonged exclusively to … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Chris Odom, Arkansas State

College football is still a thing, you guys! (Arkansas State NFL Pro Day is Friday)

Lost in all this crazy March Madness is just enough college football to remind us IT'S STILL HERE, BABY! For example, Arkansas State Pro Day is Friday, and Forgotten 5 has the deets: When and Where? 7:25 AM at Centennial Bank Stadium. The weather looks a little dicey (68º with about a 50% chance for rain). … Continue reading College football is still a thing, you guys! (Arkansas State NFL Pro Day is Friday)

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

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

Sun Belt Champs Again! Arkansas State outlast Texas State 36-14

It wasn't pleasant. It wasn't pretty. It wasn't particularly fun. But the Red Wolves, behind 8.5 sacks, grimly took care of business in rainy San Marcus to earn a share of the Sun Belt title with Appalachian State. Played before an announced crowd of 11,197 souls and broadcast nationwide on ESPN2, Arkansas State was down 14-13 … Continue reading Sun Belt Champs Again! Arkansas State outlast Texas State 36-14

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