Sun Belt Media Day will have star power

Selecting student athletes  to join their coaches for the annual preseason media conference has become a charming tradition. The players get a cool field trip and some exposure, and the media gets to toss a few softball questions to the conference's best talent. Everybody wins, including us, the fans. Unless your favorite team is toting … Continue reading Sun Belt Media Day will have star power

The brightest stars in the Sun Belt return in 2017

The Sun Belt had a decent football season in 2016, punctuated by a strong 4-2 post season record and a bump in NFL draft picks. Will the Sun Belt turn up the heat in 2017? Unlike larger conferences who simply replace outgoing seniors and early draftees with more 4 and five star talent, the Sun Belt relies … Continue reading The brightest stars in the Sun Belt return in 2017

Sheriff’s Badge Retained! Arkansas State upsets #25 Troy 35-3

On a night when Red Wolves Hoops upset Georgetown 78-72, Red Wolves football did its job in Troy, upending #25 Trojans and taking undisputed command of the Sun Belt. Once again,  playing as the underdog on the road on a Thursday night (just as it did in 2015 versus Appalachian State) the Red Wolves reminded … Continue reading Sheriff’s Badge Retained! Arkansas State upsets #25 Troy 35-3

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

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

Southern Miss Loses 37-31 To Troy: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of A Week Three Loss

It has been a couple of days since the Southern Miss Golden Eagles lost a dramatic 37-31 matchup with the Troy Trojans. It was only the second loss in nine meetings to this Sun Belt foe. While disappointing, there were some positives that came from this loss. With that said, let’s take a look at … Continue reading Southern Miss Loses 37-31 To Troy: The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of A Week Three Loss