Tag: Independents

2020 College Sports Journal Group of Five Super Seventy Preseason All-American Team

Seventy student-athletes in the NCAA Division I Football’s Group of Five FBS Conferences have been named to the 2020 College Sports Journal G5 All-America Team. As a reminder, the Group of Five FBS conferences include the American Athletic Conference (AAC), Conference USA (C-USA), Mid-American Conference (MAC), Mountain West Conference (MWC), and the Sun Belt Conference […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: Hawai’i at Army West Point

Hawai’i at Army West Point When: Saturday, September 15, 12:00 PM EDT Where: Michie Stadium, West Point, N.Y. TV/Streaming: CBS Sports Network / CBSSports.com, CBS Sports App Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (3-0, 1-0 MWC) Week 2-W vs. Rice 43-29 The Rainbow Warriors have been the suprise so far in all of the Group of Five schools. Hawai’i went just 3-9 […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Massachusetts Minutemen

Massachusetts Minutemen Location: Amherst, MA Coach: Mark Whipple (61-62) 11th Season Overall (2 stints) Stadium: McGuirk Alumni Stadium (Capacity: 17,000) CSJ Projections: 5th: Independents 2nd: Massachusetts 112th: FBS 134th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The season was a tail of two halves for the Minutemen—started 0-6 and then won four its last six, including wins […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: North Dakota Fighting Hawks

North Dakota Fighting Hawks Location: Grand Forks, ND Coach: Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert (24-22) 5th Season Stadium: Alerus Center (Capacity: 12,283) CSJ Projections: 1st: FCS Independents 2nd: North Dakota 51st: FCS 173rd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Fighting Hawks entered the season with a Top 10 FCS ranking and were preseason favorites to repeat as Big […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Liberty Flames

Liberty Flames Location: Lynchburg, VA Coach: Turner Gill (66-78 overall, 41-29 at Liberty) 7th Season Stadium: Williams Stadium (Capacity: 25,000) CSJ Projections: 5th: FBS Independents 6th: Virginia 125th: FBS 182nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In the Flames last FCS season, the team started off 3-0 including a win over the Big 12’s Baylor but […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Hampton Pirates

Hampton Pirates Location: Hampton, VA Coach: Robert Prunty (0-0) Stadium: Armstrong Stadium (Capacity: 17,000) CSJ Projections: 2nd: FCS Independents 8th: Virginia 10th: HBCU 96th: FCS 226th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In their swan song season in the MEAC, the Pirates beat nearby rival Howard 20-17 to allow them to achieve a 6-5 record […]

College Sports Journal Expanding Coverage of the Group of Five Schools

Here at College Sports Journal, we have been covering the Division I FCS football sub-division with most of us here have followed this area for over 15 years. We are now looking to expand our football coverage to bring to the so-called lower half of the FBS ranks—the named Group of Five. The Group of […]