Fun Belt Inks Five! NFL Draft Sun Belt Wrap Up

The 2017 NFL Draft concluded later Saturday afternoon with five (5) Sun Belt players taking their talents to the Big Show, the most since 2012, when the conference graduated six. Who Got Drafted? Gerald Everett, South Alabama TE, 2nd Round (#44), LA Rams Antonio Garcia, Troy OT, 3 Round (#85), New England Patriots Ukeme Eligwe, Georgia … Continue reading Fun Belt Inks Five! NFL Draft Sun Belt Wrap Up

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: Gerald Everett, South Alabama

College: South Alabama Position: Tight End Height/Weight: 6’4″/240 Accolades:  2016 All-Sun Belt 1st Team, 2015 All-Sun Belt 1st Team, 2017 Senior Bowl Selection, 2017 NFL Combine Invitee When UAB was nearly murdered by Alabama temporarily put on hiatus, few programs benefited more from the pool of out-of-work Blazers than the South Alabama Jaguars. Among the many Blazers that Joey Jones scooped was … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Gerald Everett, South Alabama

Thursday Night Belt Buster: Troy Trojans vs South Alabama

Troy (5-1, 3-0) v South Alabama (3-3, 0-3) October 20th, 6:30 PM CST, Ladd-Peebles Stadium You Can Watch This Game On: ESPNU Wagering (for the barbarians): -8 Troy, FPI 82%, Troy In certain circles, the battle of Alabama's football supremacy lies between Auburn and the Crimson Tide. But circles of wisdom know that the state's truest rivalry is … Continue reading Thursday Night Belt Buster: Troy Trojans vs South Alabama

Buckle Up Sun Belt: South Alabama vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves

South Alabama (3-2, 0-2) v Arkansas State (1-4, 1-0) October 15, 6PM CST, Centennial Bank Stadium (Homecoming) You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN3 Wagering (how vulgar!):  Red Wolves -5, 63.6% FPI, Red Wolves There may not be a stranger pairing in the Sun Belt this season than Jaguars vs Red Wolves. The Jags are the … Continue reading Buckle Up Sun Belt: South Alabama vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves