Pitt Panthers decide that they’re not too awesome to play road G5s after all

Two years after Pitt pompously boldly declared that it would no longer schedule home-and-home games with Group of Five programs, the Panthers had a 180º change of heart. https://twitter.com/FBSchedules/status/822112470005387265 Only two seasons ago, with Pitt football making an unexpected return to the AP Top 25, Pittsburgh athletic director Scott Barnes ascended his golden high horse to make … Continue reading Pitt Panthers decide that they’re not too awesome to play road G5s after all

Sizzling Hot Take: #SunBeltHeat 2016 Autopsy

Last year, I cheerlessly wrote that the Sun Belt was "college football's black hole." This was not hyperbole, y'all. The SBC went a horrendous 13-34 against out-of-conference competition, with 69% (tee hee) of those wins coming at the expense of the FCS. That's terrible. The conference's best wins came against a very good 11-3 San … Continue reading Sizzling Hot Take: #SunBeltHeat 2016 Autopsy

5 major after effects of the Big XII striptease

Days after the Big XII announced that its expansion committee had unanimously decided not to expand, people are either lauding the conference for exercising restraint and wisdom by standing pat, or destroying the conference for being a decuplet of knuckleheads. It matters not which camp you follow. What only matters is what happens now. Kiss Tom … Continue reading 5 major after effects of the Big XII striptease