Tag: C-USA

CSJ 2022 Game Preview: North Texas at UTEP

North Texas at Texas-El PasoWhen: Saturday, August 27, 9:00 PM EDTWhere: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Tex.TV/Streaming: Stadium / Watch Stadium The second G5 conference game follows another Conference USA match-up in Week 0 with two Texas schools battling in this one. This Texas rivalry will go away after this year as North Texas will move away from C-USA and […]

CSJ 2022 Game Preview: Charlotte at Florida Atlantic

Charlotte at Florida AtlanticWhen: Saturday, August 27, 7:00 PM EDTWhere: FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Fla.TV/Streaming: CBS Sports Network / Watch CBSSN The first G5 conference game (and second only to Nebraska-Northwestern overall in the FBS) starts in Boca Raton with Charlotte visiting Florida Atlantic. This C-USA match-up for this year will turn into a American Athletic Conference tilt next […]

CSJ 2021 Bahamas Bowl Preview: Toledo vs. Middle Tennessee

The first college bowl game of the holiday season gets under way away from the United States. The lone bowl game to be played outside of the USA is this Bahamas Bowl. This game pits Toledo out of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) versus Middle Tennessee, out of Conference USA in the seventh game on the island nation (the 2020 Bahamas Bowl was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSJ 2021 Conference USA Championship Game Preview — Western Kentucky at UTSA

WESTERN KENTUCKY AT UTSAWHEN: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 7:00 PM ESTWHERE: ALAMODOME, SAN ANTONIO, TEX.TV/STREAMING: CBS SPORTS NETWORK / CBS SPORTS APP The Conference USA championship this year will take place in a location it has never been–San Antonio, Texas. The home standing UTSA Roadrunners, who won the C-USA West Division will host the East Division champions of Western Kentucky. […]

GAME PREVIEW: UTEP at New Mexico State

TV/STREAMING: BALLY SPORTS AZ/KVIA-ABC 7 (EL PASO)/FLOSPORTS The last game of Week 0 is one with the longest rivalries in the southwest. UTEP travels to New Mexico State in the Battle of I-10. These two schools first started playing each other in 1914 and have had a few seasons missed over the years including the […]

CSJ 2020 Camellia Bowl Preview: Marshall vs. Buffalo

Marshall vs. BuffaloWhen: Friday, December 25th, 2:30 PM ESTWhere: Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Ala.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN Two schools look to rebound after both lost their respective conference championship games in upsets. Marshall and Buffalo meet in this game on Christmas afternoon in Montgomery. Marshall was a team that raced out to a 7-0 start but now have lost […]

GAME PREVIEW: South Alabama at Southern Miss

South Alabama at Southern Miss When: Thursday, Sept. 3rd 9:00 PM EDTWhere: M.M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Miss. TV/Streaming: CBS Sports Network/Watch CBS Sports Network Ironically, these two neighoring state schools have never played before this meeting. This will change as these two southern ‘South’ teams will kickoff the first all FBS game of the season. […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25–Preseason 2020

Below are the Top 25 Group of Five (G5) preseason rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the 2020 season. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. Keep in mind that all 65 G5 schools were considered […]

For the Group of Five in 2020, it is Still Game-On, but for How Long?

Its been a rollercoaster ride in the past three-to-four months when thinking about a college football season for the Group of Five and really all of college football amid the COVID-19 pandamic. As it is today our countries Independence Day and inching closer to the scheduled 2020 college football season, I poised the question what […]

CSJ 2020 Armed Forces Bowl Preview: Southern Miss vs. Tulane, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Southern Miss vs. Tulane (Armed Forces Bowl) When: Saturday, January 4th 11:30 AM EST Where: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Tex. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Armed Forces Bowl History (Last Seven) December 29, 2012 Rice 33 Air Force 14 December 30, 2013 Navy 24 Middle Tennessee 6 January 2, 2015 Houston 35 Pittsburgh 34 […]

CSJ 2019 First Responder Bowl Preview: Western Kentucky vs. Western Michigan, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Western Kentucky vs. Western Michigan (Cotton Bowl Classic) When: Monday, December 30th, 12:30 PM EST Where: Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, Tex. TV/Streaming: ESPN/WatchESPN First Responder Bowl History This bowl game was originally slated to replace the Cotton Bowl Classic at the Cotton Bowl Stadium when the Cotton Bowl itself moved to AT&T Stadium. It […]

Group of Five Heavy Hitter Saturday Previews 9/7/19

There are a number of Power 5 match-ups this week for the Group of Five but it is two G5 vs. G5 match-ups that I have most of my attention towards this week. The two games I am watching closely are Florida Atlantic hosting current CSJ Sagarin G5 Top ranked UCF and then the battle […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 4 Game Preview: Florida Atlantic at Central Florida

Florida Atlantic at UCF When: Friday, September 21, 7:00 PM EDT Where: Spectrum Stadium, Orlando, Fla. TV/Streaming: ESPN / WatchESPN Florida Atlantic (2-1 overall, 0-0 C-USA) Week 3 – W 49-28 vs. Bethune-Cookman The Owls get throttled in week one against Oklahoma but that was a completely different realm . FAU has bounced back with two wins in […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: North Texas at Arkansas

North Texas at Arkansas When: Saturday, September 15, 3:00 PM CDT Where: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville, AR TV/Streaming: SEC Network Alternate North Texas Mean Green (2-0, 0-0 C-USA) – Week 2 W 58-16 vs. Incarnate Word North Texas scored the most points in its first two games in program history, registered consecutive 400-yard passing games by a quarterback […]