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.
Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia SouthernWhen: Wednesday, December 23rd, 3:00 PM ESTWhere: Mercedes-Benes Superdome, New Orleans, La.TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN Louisiana Tech and Georgia Southern meet for the first time in their histories when the two schools face each other in New Orleans. Louisiana Tech started its season well with a pair of wins over Southern Miss and Houston.
Six players including Israel Tucker from Louisiana Tech, Michael Pratt from Tulane, Carson Strong from Nevada, Blaze Alldredge from Rice, Jeffery Gunter from Coastal Carolina, and Zack Long from Tulsa have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Dec. 7, 2020 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five.
Five players including Desmond Ridder from Cincinnati, Nick Starkel from San Jose State, Grayson McCall from Coastal Carolina, Bee Jay Williamson from Louisiana Tech, and Avery Williams from Boise State have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Nov. 1, 2020 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five.
Louisiana Tech at BYUWhen: Friday, Oct. 2nd, 9:00 PM EDTWhere: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, Utah TV/Streaming: ESPN2/WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Louisiana Tech and BYU meet for the first time this Friday in a match-up of two undefeated 2-0 teams. The two schools do share a history with a common historical head coach in Gary Crowton. He was at Louisiana.
While there was a number of great match-ups in all of college football this weekend, the biggest news of the week was the return to play of the Power Five’s Big 10 Conference. The news of the Big 10 returning has the two Group of Five leagues that canceled five weeks ago contemplating on their.
The 2020 college football season begins in earnest this week for most of the Big 12 Conference teams.
Since 2016, in fact, no preseason divisional winner (predicted by the media poll by the conference) has finished atop of their division standings.
J’Mar Smith passed for one touchdown and ran for another with just over one minute remaining in the game as Louisiana Tech blanked the Hurricanes 14-0 on Thursday in Shreveport.
The first Independence Bowl was played in 1977 and saw Louisiana Tech defeat Louisville 24-14. Louisville returned the following season and dropped a 35-13 decision to East Carolina. Louisiana Tech also appeared in two other Independence Bowls, a 34-34 tie against Maryland in 1990 and a 17-10 win over Northern Illinois in 2008.
Six players including Shane Buechele from SMU, Kenneth Gainwell from Memphis, Brenden Knox from Marshall, Nathan Rourke from Ohio, Amik Robertson from Louisiana Tech, and Maurice Thomas from Miami (OH) have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Oct. 21st, 2019 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five.
Five players including Josh Love from San Jose State, Bryant Kobeck from Toledo, Elijah Mitchell from Louisiana, Demetrius Taylor from Appalachian State, and Bailey Hale from Lousiana Tech have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Sept. 23, 2019 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The.
Late-season setbacks against Southern Miss and Western Kentucky prevented Louisiana Tech from contending for a Conference USA title, but the Bulldogs bounced back with a 31-14 win over Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl to finish 8-5 overall (5-3 C-USA).
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.
Down is another undefeated team as Cincinnati could not overcome overtime against host Temple. It was another great week of action but we are starting to see how conference races are going to shape out. Below is a brief summary of each conference along with my top games of the week. AAC While Cincinnati could.
The biggest game in the Group of Five in Week 6 was the Mountain West Conference showdown with San Diego State visiting Boise State. The Aztecs wen to Boise and pulled out a 19-13 defensive struggle game and now are positioned well to within the conference to win its division and host the MWC championship.
Five players including Marcus McMaryion from Fresno State, McKenzie Milton from UCF, Jayden Reed from Western Michigan, Jaylen Ferguson from Louisiana Tech, and Marcus Jones from Troy have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Oct. 1, 2018 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The honorees.