Five players including Marquez Stevenson from Houston, Aaron McAllister from Charlotte, Gunnar Watson from Troy, Tavante Beckett from Marshall, and Demario Douglas from Liberty have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Oct. 11, 2020 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. Marquez Stevenson, Houston, WR, Sr., […]
This week we got the news of the two previously called-off conferences of the Mountain West and Mid-American Conferences making a return to play this fall. The Mountain West will follow what last week the Big 10 completed with a return to play on Oct. 24th and each school is intended to play eight games […]
The Sun Belt has often been considered the lowest ranked conference in all of FBS but with the play of App State and Louisiana, as well as the rest of the conference, this can not be said any longer. Right now, the Sun Belt looks to be better overall than C-USA and the MAC.
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 […]
After a three-year run that produced 31 wins, a Sun Belt title and several high-profile upsets including a 10-3 (7-1 SBC) and Dollar General Bowl win over Buffalo, Coach Neal Brown left Troy for the Big 12’s West Virginia.
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 […]
Troy vs. Buffalo (Dollar General Bowl) When: Saturday, December 22, 7:00 PM EST Where: Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Ala. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Troy Trojans (T-1st SBC East, 9-3, 7-1) The Trojans has been one of the most powerful Group of Five teams in the country under coach Neal Brown in recent years. In his four seasons, […]
Troy at Georgia Southern When: Saturday, November 10th, 1:00 PM EDT Where:Allen E. Paulson Stadium, Statesboro, Ga. TV/Streaming: ESPN+ Troy Trojans (7-2, 5-0 Sun Belt) This is a must-win for both teams to win the Sun Belt East. Both teams are still contending with Appalachian State so the loser most likely will be out of […]
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 […]
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 […]