Tag: Texas

CSJ Photos and Press Conferences from Frisco, FCS Championship Eve 2020

Here are some photos taken as James Madison and North Dakota State had their press conferences ahead of tomorrow’s 2020 national title game. The weather was rainy the past two days and is expected to be dangerous tonight with heavy thunderstorms rolling through Frisco. The front will bring colder weather with highs tomorrow dipping into […]

CSJ Photos from Frisco, 2020 FCS Championship Thursday

Here are some photos taken as the field crew prepares the Toyota Stadium field in Frisco, Texas to be ready for the championship for the 2020 Division I FCS National Title game. Both teams had a chance to take team photos and players and coaches had a chance to meet the media on the field. […]

An Outsiders Perspective of the FCS National Championship

What: FCS National Championship Where: Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas When: Sunday, January 11, 2020, at 12 p.m. TV Channel: ABC Unfortunately, not all of our teams can make the national championship game as only two teams are eligible. That means 116 teams (126 total, minus these two, minus the Ivy teams – 8) are […]

CSJ Photos from Frisco, FCS Championship Eve

Here are some photos taken as the field crew prepares the Toyota Stadium Field to be ready for the championship. The weather was rainy the past two days but the sun has broke out today and should have excellent playing conditions for the championship game tomorrow.   Kent SchmidtOriginally from LaMoure, North Dakota, Kent is […]

College Football Team Previews: Texas A&M Aggies

Texas A&M Aggies Location: College Station, TX Coach: Jimbo Fisher (0-0 @TAMU, 83-23 overall)1st Season Stadium: Kyle Field (Capacity: 102,733) CSJ Projections: 7th: SEC (5th in West Division) 3rd: Texas 42nd: FBS 43rd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Aggies began the season at 5-2 but a 2-3 regular season finish resulting in the firing of […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech Red Raiders Location: Lubbock, TX Coach: Kliff Kingsbury (30-33) 6th Season Stadium: Jones AT&T Stadium (Capacity: 60,454) CSJ Projections: 7th: Big 12 4th: Texas 46th: FBS 48th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Texas Tech’s late game come-back against Texas gave the Red Raiders their sixth win and made the team bowl eligible, where they […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Houston Cougars

Houston Cougars Location: Houston, TX Coach: Major Applewhite (7-6) 2nd Season Stadium: TDECU Stadium (Capacity: 40,000) CSJ Projections: 5th: AAC (3rd West Division) 5th: Texas 59th: FBS 61st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Cougars finished an up and down season at 7–4, having signature wins over Arizona and South Florida, but having suffered inexplicable […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: SMU Mustangs

SMU Mustangs Location: Dallas, TX Coach: Sonny Dykes (0-0 @SMU, 41-45 overall) 1st Season Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Capacity: 32,000) CSJ Projections: 8th: AAC (4th West Division) 6th: Texas 80th: FBS 84th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: SMU is coming off its first bowl appearance in five years after finishing the regular season at 7-5 but […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Sam Houston State Bearkats

Sam Houston State Bearkats Location: Huntsville, TX Coach: K.C. Keeler (220-85-1, 46-12 at SHSU) 5th Year at Sam Houston State Stadium: Bowers Stadium (Capacity: 12,593) CSJ Projections: 1st: Southland 7th: Texas 6th: FCS 91st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: It was another very good season for K.C. Keeler and the Bearkats if you look […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: North Texas Mean Green

North Texas Mean Green Location: Denton, TX Coach: Seth Littrell (14-13) 3rd Season Stadium: Apogee Stadium (Capacity: 30,850) CSJ Projections: 5th: Conference USA (2nd in West Division) 9th: Texas 93rd: FBS 99th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Mean Green came up with a nine-win season (9-5) with a shot at the Conference USA title, […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: UTSA Roadrunners

UTSA Roadrunners Location: San Antonio, TX Coach: Frank Wilson (12-12) 3rd Season Stadium: Alamodome (Capacity: 65,000) CSJ Projections: 7th: Conference USA (4th in West Division) 10th: Texas 98th: FBS 107th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: UTSA started the season at 3-0 but then only won three of its last eight to finish 6-5 overall and missed […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Abilene Christian Wildcats

Abilene Christian Wildcats Location: Abilene, TX Coach: Adam Dorrel (2-9) 2nd Year at Abilene Christian Stadium: Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium (Capacity: 12,000) CSJ Projections: 6th: Southland 11th: Texas 48th: FCS 169th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In the final game of the season, the injury-plagued Wildcats had to resort to a 3rd string […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Rice Owls

Rice Owls Location: Houston, TX Coach: Mike Bloomgren (0-0) 1st Season Stadium: Rice Stadium (Capacity: 47,000) CSJ Projections: 12th: Conference USA (6th in West Division) 12th: Texas 123rd: FBS 179th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The David Bailiff reign as the head coach for the Owls ended after a 1-11 finish–Bailiff guided Rice to four […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Texas State Bobcats

Texas State Bobcats Location: San Marcos, TX Coach: Everett Withers (0-0) 3rd Season Stadium: Bobcat Stadium (Capacity: 30,000) CSJ Projections: 10th: Sun Belt (5th West Division) 13th: Texas 126th: FBS 184th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Bobcats finished 2-10 (1-7 Sun Belt) for the second consecutive season in Coach Withers’ second season in San […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: UTEP Miners

UTEP Miners Location: El Paso, TX Coach: Dana Dimel (18-31 overall, 0-0 at UTEP) 1st Season Stadium: Sun Bowl (Capacity: 51,500) CSJ Projections: 14th: Conference USA (7th in West Division) 14th: Texas 130th: FBS 201st: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The team failed to improve during its last three seasons, finishing the 2017 season with a […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Prairie View A&M Panthers

Prairie View A&M Panthers Location: Prairie View, TX Coach: Eric Dooley (0-0) 1st Season at PVAMU Stadium: Panther Stadium at Blackshear Field (Capacity: 15,000) CSJ Projections: 4th: SWAC (3rd in West Division) 9th: HBCU 15th: Texas 75th: FCS 205th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Panthers beat who they were supposed to beat, but couldn’t pull […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Location: Nacogdoches, TX Coach: Jeff Byrd (0-0) Interim Head Coach Stadium: Homer Bryce Stadium (Capacity: 14,575) CSJ Projections: 8th: Southland 16th: Texas 86th: FCS 216th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The big subject about the Lumberjacks this offseason hasn’t been SFA’s rebuilding process after a 4-7 record last year – it’s […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Lamar Cardinals

Lamar Cardinals Location: Beaumont, TX Coach: Mike Schultz (2-9) 2nd Season at Lamar Stadium: Provost Umphrey Stadium (Capacity: 16,000) CSJ Projections: 9th: Southland 17th: Texas 100th: FCS 230th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In Mike Schultz’s first season at Lamar, the Cardinals opened the 2017 season with 57 new players (including signees, transfers and walk-ons) and […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Incarnate Word Cardinals

Incarnate Word Cardinals Location: San Antonio, TX Coach: Eric Morris (0-0) Stadium: Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium (Capacity: 6,000) CSJ Projections: 10th: Southland 19th: Texas 107th: FCS 237th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: After a dismal 1-10 campaign – including a 5 game slide to end the year where they gave up almost fifty […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Texas Southern

Texas Southern Tigers Location: Houston, TX Coach: Vincent Dancy (16-31) 3rd Season at TSU Stadium: BBVA Compass Stadium (Capacity: 22,000) CSJ Projections: 6th: SWAC (4th in West Division) 15th: HBCU 18th: Texas 104th: FCS 234th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Texas Southern finished nearly last in the SWAC in all statistical categories that resulted in finishing just […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Houston Baptist Huskies

Houston Baptist Huskies Location: Houston, TX Coach: Vic Shealy (12-39) Stadium: Husky Stadium (Capacity: 5,000) CSJ Projections: 11th: Southland 20th: Texas 115th: FCS 245th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: You know it wasn’t great when, after the season, your head coach hires a brand-new offensive AND defensive coordinator. Biggest Shoes to Fill: LB Garrett Dolan gave […]