Six players including Brady White from Memphis, Zach Wilson from BYU, Johathan Adams, Jr. from Arkansas State, Jason Bean from North Texas, Arnold Ebiketie from Temple, and Massimo Biscardi from Coastal Carolina have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Oct. 18, 2020 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group […]
This week was the weekend of Hurricane Delta. The highly anticipated match-up of two undefeated Sun Belt teams in Louisiana and Coastal Carolina was to happen this Saturday but that game was moved to next week Wednesday. But the weekend was still full of great action with two American Athletic Conference teams finally getting on […]
With all the uncertainty going into the 2020 college football season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Athletic Conference has decided to forge ahead for a 2020 season in the fall.
Mack Brown took on the challenge of getting North Carolina back into postseason play in November of 2018, and a year later, after some dancing, some oh-so-close monumental upsets and some agonizing losses, Mack has brought North Carolina back. All that’s left for him to so is get a win and head into the offseason with a winning record.
This week, the College Football Playoff Top 25 released its third rankings. The following is the full Top 25. The Group of Five has five teams in the initial release with Memphis ranked as the top G5 team–bumping Cincinnati from that spot from a week ago. Below are the full Top 25 rankings with the […]
Two Group of Five games highlight this Thursday with two of the four teams really needing a win to get on the right track towards a bowl bid. The first game of the night is Georgia Southern at South Alabama in a Sun Belt Conference cross-divisional contest. The second game starts a half hour later […]
Five players including Omar Bayless from Arkansas State, Jack Abraham from Southern Miss, Shakif Seymour from Toledo, Benny Walls from Tempe, and Savon Scrarver from Utah State have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Sept. 30, 2019 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The honorees […]
Some G5 conference play got underway in Week 3 but it was the G5 wins over Power 5 teams that received most of my attention again this week. For the second straight week, BYU scored another overtime win over a Group of Five and this one was over AP Top 25 ranked USC. But the […]
Temple dropped its first two games but went on to win eight of their final 10 regular-season games, including an upset of a nationally ranked Cincinnati team in overtime.
Five bowl games involving Group of Five teams occurred after Christmas from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1 to finish the football season within the Group of Five. Well, actually only four occurred with the cancellation of the First Responder Bowl in Dallas due incriminate weather. The four games that were played included undefeated UCF but […]
Temple vs. Duke (Independence Bowl) When: Thursday, December 27, 1:30 PM EST Where: Independence Stadium, Shreveport, La. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Temple Owls (2nd, AAC East, 8-4, 7-1) Temple recovered from a 2-3 start to finish its last seven games with a 6-1 mark. The only loss in that span came in a 52-40 game against […]
South Florida at Temple When: Saturday, November 17, 12:00 PM EST Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Streaming: ESPNews / WatchESPN South Florida Bulls (7-3, 3-3 AAC) It was not so long ago that the Bulls were looking like a viable contender in the AAC championship picture, but Coach Charlie Strong’s program has dropped three straight games […]
Five players including Ryquell Armstead from Temple, Brent Stockstill from Middle Tennessee, Jordan Love from Utah State, Tre’ Crawford from UAB, and Pop Williams from Memphis have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Nov. 11, 2018 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. The honorees are […]
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 […]
Tulsa at Temple When: Thursday, September 20, 7:30 PM EDT Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Streaming: ESPN / WatchESPN Tulsa Golden Hurricane (1-2, 0-0 AAC)-Week 3- L 29-21 – vs. Arkansas State Trailing 27-7 in the third quarter, Tulsa (1-2) scored 13 points to bring the score to 27-20 with 11:13 remaining in the 4th period […]
Wow, what a Week 3 for the Group of Five. Of course the top highlight was BYU’s 24-21 upset over AP #6 Wisconsin. But San Diego State also beat a AP Top 25 team in #23 Arizona State 28-21. North Texas throttled Arkansas, while Akron and Temple defeated two Big 10 foes on the […]