Red Wolves approach season with wary caution

The theme of Red Wolves Media Day: "We're very athletic, but inexperienced." Like a wolf approaching a bear, Arkansas State coaches exercised caution when discussing the 2017 season. While coaches acknowledged that the roster was loaded with athletes, there seemed to be a concerted effort to temper expectations. The media was reminded that departed talent … Continue reading Red Wolves approach season with wary caution

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

Sun Belt Champs Again! Arkansas State outlast Texas State 36-14

It wasn't pleasant. It wasn't pretty. It wasn't particularly fun. But the Red Wolves, behind 8.5 sacks, grimly took care of business in rainy San Marcus to earn a share of the Sun Belt title with Appalachian State. Played before an announced crowd of 11,197 souls and broadcast nationwide on ESPN2, Arkansas State was down 14-13 … Continue reading Sun Belt Champs Again! Arkansas State outlast Texas State 36-14

Sun Belt Donnybrook: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana Ragin Cajuns

Arkansas State (6-4, 6-0)  v Louisiana (4-6, 3-3) Saturday, November 26th, 11 AM CST at Cajun Field You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN 3 Wagering (as if you'd dabble in such shabby pursuits): -6 Red Wolves, 31.1% FPI Cajuns First of all, the Red Wolves are making no apologies for last Thursday's deep-sixing of … Continue reading Sun Belt Donnybrook: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana Ragin Cajuns

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

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

Double the Defense: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Georgia State Panthers

Arkansas State (3-4, 3-0) v Georgia State (2-6, 1-3) Thursday, November 3rd, 6:30 PM at the spacious Georgia Dome You can Watch This Game On: ESPNU Wagering (which is, of course, illegal and disgusting): Red Wolves -3, 50.6% FPI Panthers As far as Thursdays go, this November 3rd offers a packed college football ticket with … Continue reading Double the Defense: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Georgia State Panthers

No Stopping the Red Wolves Sun Belt Run: ULM Warhawks versus Arkansas State Red Wolves

UL-Monroe (2-5, 1-2) v Arkansas State (2-4, 2-0) October 29th, 6:00 PM CST at Centennial Bank Stadium You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN3 Wagering (for you filthy wagerers): Arkansas State -20, 13.4% FPI ULM ULM's first victory over Arkansas State came upon the first meeting between the schools in 1960, when Jack C. Rowan out-coached the awesomely monikered … Continue reading No Stopping the Red Wolves Sun Belt Run: ULM Warhawks versus Arkansas State Red Wolves

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

Arkansas State Red Wolves: What we can take away from two quarters of decent football

Let's start this article on a positive note: the second half of Arkansas State vs. Utah State might have saved the Red Wolves season. The switch from 5-year senior Chad Voytik (2/6, 10 yds, 1 INT) to sophomore Justice Hansen (18/26, 277 yds, 1 TD, 1 INT) provided the spark that the A-State offense desperately … Continue reading Arkansas State Red Wolves: What we can take away from two quarters of decent football