The Forgotten Five 2nd Annual Power Five Preview!

Like the rest of the nation, we're stoked for Group of Five football! Who will rise from CUSA? Which team will challenge the Sun Belt Establishment™? Who in the Mountain West has a shot at usurping Boise State? Is Houston still a super power in the AAC? Is Toledo the next Western Michigan of the … Continue reading The Forgotten Five 2nd Annual Power Five Preview!

The Sun Belt football schedule is out AND IT BURRRRRRNS!

Straight from its secret Mercedes Benz Superdome headquarters, Karl Benson unleashed the Sun Belt football schedule to the adoring masses on Wednesday, leaving much to unpack for fans and pundits who enjoy bitching about Sun Belt scheduling. What's to complain about? Mostly, those mid-week games that look awful on ESPN 2 because the stadium is a … Continue reading The Sun Belt football schedule is out AND IT BURRRRRRNS!

The Big XII probably regrets treating the G5 like chumps now

It feels like it was just months ago, when the mighty Big XII pretended to court selected members of the Group of Five, extending a counterfeit invitation to join their exclusive country club. And yes, the G5 fell for it like giggling school girls, parading before the well-coifed men of the Power Five, degrading itself … Continue reading The Big XII probably regrets treating the G5 like chumps now

#SunBeltHeat Addendum to the Postmortem

You may (or may not) have heard about the premature declaration of #SunBeltHeat's tragic demise. Turns out, there were two more out-of-conference games to be played! My bad! Look, I've claimed responsibility what more do you want? No matter what you want, you get nothing. Except some bonus analysis. And this updated chart: Conference W … Continue reading #SunBeltHeat Addendum to the Postmortem

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

There may be no basement to Power Five arrogance.

“The one area that disappointed me was, that I couldn't just take my shirt off and lay on the field and protest,” stated Mike Gundy, head football coach of Oklahoma State and noted 40-year-old adult man. But his infantile reaction to the Cowboy's loss to Central Michigan is yet another eye-rolling episode of Power Five … Continue reading There may be no basement to Power Five arrogance.

The Forgotten5 Previews the Power Five

We’ve spent the entire summer analyzing and dissecting the Group of Five. Who will rise from the Sun Belt? Is this the year CUSA dominates? Can anybody stop the American? If you could be badminton partners with one Mountain West coach, who would it be? But there are actually five other conferences fielding football teams … Continue reading The Forgotten5 Previews the Power Five