UCLA takes on Hawai’i in one of seven games Saturday involving FBS or FCS teams. For the Bruins, it makes the earliest season opener in the history of the Bruin program.
What a first week of bowl action of the first ten bowl games of the season! Two games really caught my attention in UCF playing BYU and Coastal Carolina playing Liberty this week before the games started. BYU throttled UCF 49-23 in what looks to be QB Zach Wilson’s final collegiate game in the Boca […]
Houston vs. Hawai’iWhen: Thursday, December 24th, 3:30 PM ESTWhere: Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Tex.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN This bowl game is a fitting story of the 2020 college football season. The bowl game that was originally slated to be in Frisco–the Frisco Bowl was canceled last Saturday, Dec. 21st but Frisco gets a second chance to host another game […]
The Patriot League Office announced on Monday guidance regarding the 2020 fall competition, a list of principles to “guide the development of a Patriot League 2020 Athletics Plan.”
BYU vs. Hawai’i (New Orleans Bowl) When: Tuesday, December 24th, 8:00 PM EST/3:00 PM HST Where: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawai’i TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Hawai’i Bowl History (Last 6) Dec. 22nd, 2018: Louisiana Tech 31, Hawai’i 14 Dec. 24th, 2017: Fresno State 33, Houston 27 Dec. 24th, 2016: Hawai’i 52, Middle Tennessee State 35 Dec. 24th, […]
All that ends well. Memphis was the top ranked College Football Playoff Top 25 Group of Five going into the championship weekend with Boise State, Cincinnati, and Appalachian State as the other three teams in the rankings. Memphis played Cincinnati in the the American Association title game at home and held on to win the […]
Hawai’i at Boise State When: Saturday, December 7, 4:00 PM EST Where: Albertson’s Stadium, Boise, Idaho TV/Streaming: ESPN / WatchESPN Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (9-4, 5-3 MWC) Mountain West West Division Champions Location: Honolulu, Hawai’i Enrollment: 18,056 Season Recap: The Rainbow Warriors clinched a spot in the league title game for the first time after edging San Diego State 14-11 two weeks […]
Just like in Week 1, Week 2 had its share of highlights and upsets with the Group of Five. The biggest suprise had to go to BYU defeating Tennessee in overtime for the second G5 win over the SEC school . I will go through my Top 5 G5 games with a mixture of P5 […]
The Mountain West Conference was ranked as the top Group of Five conference last year with Boise State and Fresno State definitely the class of the league the last two seasons. The Broncos and Bulldogs have met in the MW Championship game the past two years.
Arizona at Hawai’i When: Saturday, August 24th 10:30 PM EDT Where: Aloha Stadium, Halawa, Hawaii (50,000) How to Watch: CBS Sports Network, CBS Sports.com (subscription required) Arizona Wildcats See the 2019 CSJ Arizona team preview here. The Coach Kevin Sumlin era did not get off to a good start in Tucson last year. A 5-7 […]
Last year started off very well at 6-1 before Hawaii dropped four in a row. The only loss in that seven-game stretch was a seven-point loss to Army.
Nine bowl games involving Group of Five teams occurred before Christmas from Dec. 18 through Dec. 22. Army was the big record breaker this week in gaining its 11th win and did it record fashion with its most points and biggest margin of victory in its 70-14 win over Houston. Below are recaps and video […]
Hawai’i vs. Louisiana Tech (Hawai’i Bowl) When: Saturday, December 22, 19:30 PM EST Where: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (T-2nd, Mountain West West, 8-5, 5-3) Hawai’i is making its eighth SoFi Hawai‘i Bowl appearance and second in the last three years. This is their 12th overall bowl overall. Hawai‘i […]
Two prior undefeated teams in Buffalo and North Texas had home games looking to remain undefeated but both fell in games yesterday. Army and Louisiana Tech defeated those two respectively. Now just UCF (which had a big win over a Power 5 team in Pittsburgh), South Florida, who had a bye, and Cincinnati, who blew […]