Tag: Tulane Green Wave Football

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – FINAL 2022

Here are the final Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the 2022 season. Tulane finished on top of the rankings following the Green Wave come from behind win over USC in the Cotton Bowl game. Fresno State finishes in to the #2 position after defeating Washington State […]

2022-23 College Bowl Games for Group of Five Schools

A total of 43 bowl games, including the College Football Playoff semi-finals and championship, are scheduled to take place beginning Dec. 16 with the Bahamas Bowl and ending Jan. 2 with the Cotton Bowl for the Group of Five and on Jan. 9th for the College Football Playoff National Championship game in Los Angeles. Of […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Dec. 3

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending December 3rd, 2022. This is the final ranking following the conference championship games and the end of the regular season. We will will have a final ranking after all bowl games and the College Football […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Championship Game Recap 2022

The five Group of Five leagues hosted their championship games this past weekend with the the best of the best getting a shot at a New Year’s Six bowl bid. That bid likely will go to the AAC’s Tulane, who defeated UCF 45-28 to avenge its lone conference loss of the season. The victory marks […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 13

Week 13 was the end of the regular season for most teams in the Group of Five (with the exception of two games–Akron @ Buffalo & Army vs. Navy). For ten teams though in the G5, they get at chance at winning their conference championship. This week, there were a few open possibilities in the […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Nov. 19

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending November 12th, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position despite […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 12

This has certainty been the wildest Group of Five season since I started covering this level of the FBS. Every prior year, there has has been a dominate team or teams each year that seemed to separate themselves going into the last regular season game. This year, it will be wild to the finish to […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Nov. 12

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending November 12th, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position after […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 11

The biggest game of Week 11 had to be UCF traveling to Tulane. Those two schools were the only ones within the Group of Five currently ranked in the College Football Playoff’s Top 25 so the winner likely will have the inside track towards the G5’s New Year’s Six Bowl bid. UCF QB John Rhys […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Nov. 5

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending November 5th, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position after […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Oct. 29

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending October 29th, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position after […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Oct. 22

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending October 22nd, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position after […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 8

After Week 7 we had no remaining undefeated teams within the Group of Five. The number of one-loss teams in the G5 was as seven (AAC–Tulane, Cincinnati, UCF; Sun Belt–Coastal Carolina, James Madison, South Alabama, and Independent–Liberty). Of those seven one loss teams, all but Coastal Carolina was in action this past week. UCF, James […]

College Sports Journal Sagarin FBS G5 Top 25 – Oct. 15

Here are the Top 25 FBS Group of Five (G5) rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending October 15th, 2022. CSJ will show weekly rankings from the Sagarin rankings throughout the season and will have a final ranking after the national championship game in January. UCF stays at the top position after […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 5

We came into Week 5 with two Group of Five teams undefeated and those two squads were able to win this week to keep the two unscathed teams. Those two schools are both from the Sun Belt East Division in Coastal Carolina and FBS newcomer James Madison. James Madison had the easier time this week […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 4

Week Four had one of the biggest upsets yet in this college football season.  Middle Tennessee knocked off Top 25 ranked Miami (FL) 45-31 in Miami.  Blue Raider QB Chase Cunningham threw touchdown passes of 71, 69 and 98 yards while just completing 16 passes but those completions went for a whopping 408 yards. The […]

2022 Division I Conference Preview: American Athletic Conference

CSJ’s AAC Predicted Order of Finish 1. Cincinnati 2. Houston 3. UCF 4. SMU 5. Tulane 6. East Carolina 7. Memphis 8. Tulsa 9. South Florida 10. Navy 11. Temple 2021 Bowl Results Conference Record: 3-1 Myrtle Beach Bowl: Tulsa 30 Old Dominion 17 Gasparilla Bowl: UCF 29 Florida 17  Hawai’i Bowl: Memphis vs. Hawai’i (Cancelled […]

Group of Five 2020-21 Bowl Week 1 Recap & Highlights

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 […]

CSJ 2020 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview: Tulane vs. Nevada

Tulane vs. NevadaWhen: Tuesday, December 22nd, 3:30 PM ESTWhere: Albertsons Stadium, Boise, IdahoTV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN Tulane and Nevada are both making a bowl game for the third consecutive year, with Nevada coming back to the blue turf after losing to Ohio 30-21 last season. Tulane last year won the Armed Forces Bowl over Southern Miss. Nevada won […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 15

In what was to be the last regular season weekend, there was a lot on the line in all conference races to determine the participants in the five Group of Five conference title games.  It was also a week in a normal, non-COVID-19 season that would have ended with the Army-Navy game.  While that game […]

College Sports Journal FBS Group of Five National Players of the Week-Dec. 7

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 […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 14

In a game that happened basically overnight, it turned out to be one that many are calling an instant classic.  The game was BYU at Coastal Carolina—a match-up of two 9-0 teams coming into the game made possible due to the Chanticleers cancelation with its game with Liberty due to COVID-19 reasons amongst the Flames […]

FRIDAY NIGHT GAMES PREVIEWS OCT. 16TH: SMU at Tulane, BYU at Houston

With two big games within the Group of Five ranks this Friday, I thought I would put together a quick preview together for each of these with my picks. The two games involve three American Athletic Conference teams of SMU, Tulane, and Houston, along with independent BYU. Both SMU and BYU are currently ranked both […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 3

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 […]

College Sports Journal FBS Group of Five National Players of the Week-Sept. 14

Five players including Jonathan Adams, Jr. from Arkansas State, Sincere McCormick from UTSA, Grayson McCall from Coastal Carolina, Cameron Sample form Tulane, and Chris Smith from Louisiana have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending Sept. 14th, 2020 from the NCAA Division I FBS Group of Five schools. This week’s […]

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games and Recap of Week 2

The Sun Belt is the Fun Belt definitely after Week 2!! And the Sun Belt Conference seems to own the Power Five Big 12 Conference this year. Three Sun Belt teams went on the road to Big 12 squads this past Saturday and all three will be coming home with victories. Louisiana, Arkansas State, and […]

2020 Division I Conference Football Preview: American Athletic Conference

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.

CSJ 2020 Armed Forces Bowl Preview: Southern Miss vs. Tulane, How to Watch and Fearless Predictions

Southern Miss vs. Tulane (Armed Forces Bowl) When: Saturday, January 4th 11:30 AM EST Where: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Tex. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) Armed Forces Bowl History (Last Seven) December 29, 2012 Rice 33 Air Force 14 December 30, 2013 Navy 24 Middle Tennessee 6 January 2, 2015 Houston 35 Pittsburgh 34 […]

Group of Five Heavy Hitter Thursday Preview 9/19/19

  This Thursday there is just one game in all of Division I college football and is an intriguing American Conference opener for both teams where Houston travels to Tulane. Coach Dana Holgorsen is off to a bumpy start in Houston as the Cougars are 1-2 after its three game non-conference play. The two losses, […]

Group of Five 2018-19 Bowl Day 1 Recap & Highlights

Five bowl games involving Group of Five schools kicked off the bowl season on Dec. 15. Mountain West champion Fresno State and Sun Belt champion Appalachian State were both in action and both won their games rather easily. Utah State and Tulane were big winners in their games. But the game of the day was […]

CSJ 2018 Cure Bowl Preview: Tulane vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Louisiana-Lafayette heads to the AutoNation Cure Bowl to face the Tulane Green Wave for what will be the second bowl game matchup with the New Orleans based school and third meeting in five years.

Highlights: CSJ FBS Group of Five Top Five Games of Week 6

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 […]