A 31-14 win over Southern Connecticut (D-II) brought the Warriors time in Division II to a close with a 5-5 record. Merrimack announced they would be beginning their transition to becoming a Division I athletics program in 2019, where their final destination will be the NEC.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Location: South Bend, IN Coach: Brian Kelly (69-34@UND, 240-92-2 overall) 8th Season Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium (Capacity 80,795) CSJ Projections: 1st: FBS Independents 1st: Indiana 7th: FBS 7th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Notre Dame finished 10-3 overall but lost to Georgia at home and Miami (FL) and Stanford on the road […]
Wyoming at New Mexico State When: Saturday, August 25, 8:00 PM MDT Where: Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM TV/Streaming Coverage: ESPN2/Watch ESPN Wyoming: CSJ’s 2018 Preview Capsule Wyoming was in the consciousness MWC pick last season because of eventual first round pick Josh Allen starring at quarterback. Allen actually had a modest year especially being injured, but […]
Army-West Point Black Knights Location: West Point, NY Coach: Jeff Monken (24-26 @Army, 62-42 overall) 5th Season Stadium: Michie Stadium (Capacity:38,000) CSJ Projections: 2nd: FBS Independents 1st: New York 58th: FBS 60th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Black Knights are coming off a 10-3 season that included winning the Commander-in-Chief Trophy (first time since 1996) […]
BYU Cougars Location: Provo, UT Coach: Kalani Sitake (13-13) 3rd Season Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium (Capacity:63,470) CSJ Projections: 3rd: FBS Independents 4th: Utah 95th: FBS 102nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: BYU finished with its worst season since 1970 at 4-9 with the main culprit in last season’s slide was an offense that averaged just 17.1 points per game. […]
New Mexico State Aggies Location: Las Cruces, NM Coach: Doug Martin (17-44 @NMSU, 46-97 overall) 6th Season Stadium: Aggie Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 30,343) CSJ Projections: 4th: FBS Independents 1st: New Mexico 99th: FBS 109th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In its final year in the Sun Belt, the Aggies ended the nation’s longest bowl drought at 57 […]
North Alabama Lions Location: Florence, AL Coach: Chris Willis(5-5), 2nd year at UNA Stadium: Braly Municipal Stadium (Capacity: 14,215) CSJ Projections: 3rd: FCS Independent 10th: Alabama 111th: FCS 241st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Lions faced Division II’s toughest schedule and overcame a rash of key injuries to emerge with a 5-5 overall record and a […]