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

Arkansas State keeps the Sun Belt interesting while blasting New Mexico State

On Senior Day in Jonesboro, senior wide receiver Kendall Sanders enjoyed a breakout game with 101 yards receiving and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Arkansas State Red Wolves to a 41-22 thumping of the New Mexico State Aggies. Though recently injure  Larry Rose III was back to form (168 yards, 1 TD) for … Continue reading Arkansas State keeps the Sun Belt interesting while blasting New Mexico State

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

UTEP 38, New Mexico State 22: Aaron Jones Is Back

What a difference having a healthy star running back makes. In the 93rd edition of the Battle of I-10, the difference between an injured Larry Rose III and a healthy Aaron Jones turned the tide in UTEP beating New Mexico State 38-22. With Rose unable to go in the season opener due to a sports … Continue reading UTEP 38, New Mexico State 22: Aaron Jones Is Back