Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part III

Part I: The Offense Part II: Defense/Special Teams This season is a huge question mark for Georgia Southern, plain and simple. On its surface, if you are not attuned with the minutiae of Eagle football, it does not look great from a distance. Many Eagle fans see last year as a colossal failure, a missed … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part III

Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part II

Part I: The Offense While most of the attention last season was focused on the struggles of Georgia Southern's offense, it was easy to forget about the defense. Tyson Summers was presumably hired because of the success he had as the Defensive Coordinator at UCF and Colorado State.  Despite having all-conference linebackers in Ironhead Gallon … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part II

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

Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part I

#EagleNationIT'S TIME. #GATA #WingsUp pic.twitter.com/j5bqwvB50I — Danny Reed (@GSEaglesVoice) July 25, 2017 Fall practice started this week on the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek. Head Coach Tyson Summers decided to take advantage of a new rule that banned two-a-days but allows schools to start camp six weeks ahead of the season. 2017 unquestionably will be … Continue reading Season on the Brink: Georgia Southern Eagles Preseason Preview Part I

UALR Trojans “Football?” Maybe it’s happening, maybe.

Arkansas summers are a monument to consistency: the heat is unbearable, the humidity is intolerable, and University of Arkansas-Little Rock toys with launching a football program. Summertime in Arkansas! But what usually serves as June content for heat-stroked sports writers has taken a turn for reality with a new feasibility study conducted by the big cheeses … Continue reading UALR Trojans “Football?” Maybe it’s happening, maybe.

Forgotten 5’s Guide To The 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament

The NCAA Selection Show Monday afternoon marked the beginning of the second half of the season.  The announcement of the tournament field in its entirety begins the long road to Omaha.  There are 64 Division I Baseball programs all fighting for a spot in the College World Series. When? June 2 – June 28 Who? … Continue reading Forgotten 5’s Guide To The 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Everybody on Twitter has better ideas for those Sun Belt football division names

On Tuesday, the Sun Belt announced that football would be split into a pair of divisions, the East and the West. So Karl Benson and Freinds didn't really spend a great deal of time coming of with cool monikers. Don't worry, Sun Belt! Twitter did it for you. https://twitter.com/TheJayBir/status/867070663605067776 https://twitter.com/ThisIsRexSteele/status/867063073366040576 https://twitter.com/AStateFanRules/status/867067134022737920 https://twitter.com/CatMom1955/status/867068864336678912 https://twitter.com/derekruscin/status/867052292960399362 https://twitter.com/MattVining1/status/867064447155744768 https://twitter.com/Dillon_Buchanan/status/867074337555320832Continue reading Everybody on Twitter has better ideas for those Sun Belt football division names

Sun Belt Spring Meeting Recap and Penetrating Analysis!

Finally, the Sun Belt will have a championship game. It was easy to see coming, with SBC commissioner Karl Benson working for the past several years to increase and consolidate the Sun Belt footprint so that a championship made both common and fiscal sense. With the 2017 Spring Meeting came the official word: the Sun Belt … Continue reading Sun Belt Spring Meeting Recap and Penetrating Analysis!