When Memphis travels to Bowling Green in Week 3, much more is at play than a meeting of two teams ranked in the CFB Huddle Group of Five/Independent Top 10. It’s also more than “a pretty significant step up in competition this week” from a Week 2 rout of Kansas, as Memphis head coach Justin […]
Week 2 featured three games pitting Top 10 Group of 5 and independent teams against one another. Those games — Louisiana Tech-Western Kentucky, Temple-Cincinnati and Boise State-BYU - provided some of the weekend’s best football. However, the Group of 5 teams to make the biggest splash were previously unranked. The Mid-American Conference scored a pair […]
FIRST DOWN: Appreciating Michigan State In the past 21 months, Michigan State football has wins Ohio State, Stanford, Baylor and, as of Saturday, Oregon. That’s four opponents ranked no worse than No. 7. No other program can claim as many wins over teams ranked in the Top 10 at the time of their meeting in […]
The Group of Five conferences may a surprisingly sizable ally in their efforts to compete with the Power Five’s television reach. Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot offers details of the quiet distribution giant American Sports Network, Sinclair Broadcasting’s sports brand. American Sports Network is entering just its second season, yet reaches more homes than Fox […]
A variety of outlets are filling the 12 remaining weeks before college football season begins with countdowns of the best games, whether nonconference, intra-league or across divisions. Well, I feel pretty confident writing that in the sea of college football listicles, the following — spotlighting the best Group of Five nonconference games in the coming […]
Over the new few weeks, CFBHuddle.com is rolling out some predictions for the 2015 college season. The following is a projection of each conference championship game, from the inaugural American Athletic, to the one that started it all: the SEC. AMERICAN ATHLETIC Saturday, Dec. 5 | Location: High seed’s home field This year marks the […]
So the NFL is reportedly suspending New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady four games for his role in deflated footballs. Yeah, it’s stupid and has dominated the landscape of sports takes, but next up on the defending Super Bowl champion Pats’ depth chart is Jimmy Garoppolo. Hey, as someone who follows the Football Championship Subdivision […]
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