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Army Hosts Georgia State
Mike Loveall - Sep 28, 2022

Army hosts Georgia State two weeks after getting their first win of the season; can the Black Knights build on their momentum?

Best Group Of Five Offensive Linemen
Andrew McCleary - Aug 3, 2022

The playoff will never let the Group of Five in, they said. Now, with the Cincinnati Bearcats breaking through in 2021, will the college football public acknowledge just how good the football talent is outside the Power Five? One area that many point to as being a stark difference between the G5 and P5 conferences […]

Best Returning G5 Defensive Backs
Wes Pruett - Aug 2, 2022

The ‘Group of Five’ and its teams have produced many talented players in the NFL in recent years. We have covered the Best Returning G5 Quarterbacks so now we move to the other side of the ball. Many of these players have come from the defensive side of the ball.  In any defense, you need […]

Georgia State Camellia Bowl
Phillip Jordan - Dec 26, 2021

Georgia State used a dominant second half to gain a 51-20 victory over Ball State in the TaxAct Camellia Bowl on Christmas Day. The Panthers were led by quarterback Darren Grainger with 325 total yards and four touchdowns. The performance earned him the Bart Starr MVP award. The game was close going into halftime with […]

TaxAct Camellia Bowl
Phillip Jordan - Dec 23, 2021

When all the presents have been opened on Christmas, college football fans will have one more gift to receive with the 2021 TaxAct Camellia Bowl. In this MAC vs Sun Belt clash the Georgia State Panthers will take on the Ball State Cardinals. The Sun Belt has a 4-2 record in the game, and the […]

The 2021 New Orleans Bowl was dominated in the fourth quarter by the Sun Belt Champion Louisiana Ragin Cajuns as UL beat Marshall 36-21.
Brandon Eisenman - Dec 19, 2021

The New Orleans Bowl was one of the best early bowl games of the 2021 season. Louisiana defeated Marshall 36-21 in what seemed like a not so close game. The Ragin Cajuns end the year with a program-record 13 wins. Marshall gave Louisiana all the team could handle. But in the end, the Cajuns prevail […]

Record-Setting Win for Zappe and WKU in Boca
Nick Lemkau - Dec 18, 2021

Big play after big play after big play. Day two of Bowl Season delivered one of the best offensive games of the year. The morning kickoff between Appalachian State and Western Kentucky turned into a shootout led by two dynamic offenses with excellent quarterbacks. Bailey Zappe and the Hilltopper passing attack didn’t let up. Western […]

Nick Lemkau - Dec 16, 2021

Day two of Bowl Season kicks off with an intriguing matchup between Western Kentucky and Appalachian State in the Boca Raton Bowl. The bowl game has been played since the 2014 season and is held at FAU Stadium in southern Florida. This year’s game features one of the most prolific passing offenses in the […]

Sun Belt Quarterbacks
Phillip Jordan - Jul 20, 2021

The 2021 Sun Belt quarterbacks is a loaded bunch of talented signal callers. The conference returns six of the ten starters from 2020, and two notable incoming transfers. Two of the returning passers were in the top ten in efficiency last season. Those players were Coastal Carolina’s Grayson McCall and Arkansas State’s Layne Hatcher. Arkansas […]

Sun Belt
Jason Rhea - Jul 13, 2021

The Sun Belt put their name on the map early on by going 3-0 against the Big 12 in the opening weekend of the season. Coastal Carolina, Louisiana, and Arkansas State beat Kansas, Iowa State, and Kansas State. And, the “Fun Belt” rode that momentum throughout the season. The Sun Belt will likely have two […]

Malik Willis and the Liberty Flames shocked the #12 Coastal Carolina 37-34 in overtime in the 2020 Cure Bowl.
Michael Hanich - Dec 28, 2020

Just one day after Christmas, one of the most important group-of-five matchups of the 2020 College Football season was set. The #12 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and the Liberty Flames had one of the most important bowl games of the season outside of the College Football Playoffs. The winner of this game would have a huge […]

The UTSA Roadrunners and Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns faced off on the 26th. Read Louisiana Wins First Responder Bowl for more on the thriller.
Julian Barajas - Dec 27, 2020

Louisiana wins the First Responder Bowl, beating UTSA to the score of 31-24. On the 26th, the Ragin’ Cajuns took on the Roadrunners in Dallas, Texas in what was a shootout of a game. The two teams battled back-and-forth all game; however, Louisiana arose as the victor. This victory would earn the Ragin’ Cajuns their […]

2020 Cure Bowl
Michael Hanich - Dec 24, 2020

The 6th edition of the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl will feature one of the most underrated matchups between two Group of Five schools. The 2020 Cure Bowl will feature a highly anticipated matchup between the #9 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (11-0) and the #23 Liberty Flames (9-1). This is the first time in Cure Bowl history […]

The 2020 LendingTree Bowl matches up Western Kentuckty against Georgia State as both teams seek their sixth win of the season.
Brandon Eisenman - Dec 24, 2020

The 2020 LendingTree Bowl matches up the 5-6 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers against the 5-4 Georgia State Panthers. Formerly known as the Dollar General Bowl, the LendingTree Bowl pits an at-large team from Conference USA against an at-large team from the Sun Belt Conference. While both teams have just five wins, this game is meaningful for […]

2020 First Responder Bowl Preview
Julian Barajas - Dec 24, 2020

This year’s First Responder Bowl will see the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners taking on the 16th ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns. The Roadrunners were originally slated to play in the Frisco Bowl against the Southern Methodist Mustangs. However, SMU was unable to follow through with this game due to COVID-19 related issues amongst the team. […]

Myrtle Beach Bowl
Nick Manchester - Dec 21, 2020

The inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl was a one-sided affair, with Appalachian State cruising past North Texas for the 56-28 victory. ASU scored first off of a trick play with 10:54 remaining in the first quarter, and led for the rest of the game. The Mean Green started a comeback in the second quarter, but the […]

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Records in sight for Ibrahim
Lindsay Higgins - Dec 21, 2020

Mohamed Ibrahim scored on Minnesota’s opening drive in the blowout of Michigan State, and now holds the school record for career rushing touchdowns with 41, besting Darrell Thompson (’86-’89). Are there more records in sight for Ibrahim? Here are some that could be within reach of the sixth-year senior: Minnesota Single-Game Touchdowns (4) Ibrahim is […]

2022 Week Four Heisman Rankings
Jason Rhea - Dec 21, 2020

At this time next week we will have closed out the first month of the college football season. However, there’s so much more to play and we continue to see some volatility. Again, we have seen a player in Caleb Williams who was in the top five at this point last week only to not […]

Brandon Eisenman - Dec 21, 2020

This weekend’s Florida State vs Wake Forest preview is set to be a pivotal match-up of the top 25 teams. That is if the game is played as scheduled. With Hurricane Ian making landfall in Florida, the Demon Deacons are cautious about traveling to Tallahassee. However, FSU released a statement on Tuesday saying the game […]

Kevin McGuffey - Dec 21, 2020

Statement Game On Saturday One of the biggest games in college football this weekend happens down in Oxford, Mississippi. It’s an early start for the national audience on ESPN, NOON eastern and 11:00 am local time. This match-up of 4-0 top 15 teams has a little of everything from a big-time return to special uniforms. […]

Wake Forest Is Preparing For Florida State

Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson is going to have his eyes all over the place this week. He has a football game to prep for while he is keeping an eye on the Weather Channel. Wake Forest is preparing for Florida State while watching Hurricane Ian and its impact on Florida. Wake Forest Is […]

USF crumbled in week four, despite previous success over Florida. Now USF looks to ECU and conference play to bounce back.
Nicholas Simonelli - Dec 21, 2020

USF Crumbled in Week Four Following a close loss to Florida, USF fans believed that game was the start of a turnaround for the team. The Bulls proved otherwise as they were beaten badly by Louisville resulting in a final score of 41-3. What looked to be a close game on paper shows differently and […]

Texas Tech Week Five
Andrew McCleary - Dec 21, 2020

Texas Tech fans better savor their recent defeat of the Texas Longhorns in a thrilling home game. And it has nothing to do with the Longhorns’ pending exit to the SEC. Texas Tech does not play another home game until October 22nd. The Red Raiders are embarking on back-to-back road games with an off week […]

Big 12 Week Five Power Rankings
Andrew McCleary - Dec 21, 2020

Just like the ebbs and flows of a tide, the Big 12 week five powder rankings will see drastic changes with more unexpected results. One thing appears evident; there is not a true weak link in this conference. Are the two best teams in the conference residing in the state of Kansas? How far will […]