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 […]
Southern Conference media day marks an unofficial kickoff to the league’s 2015 campaign, a season in which Tennessee Volunteers legend and the first BCS championship-winning head coach, Phil Fulmer, makes his return to college football. Well, Phil Fulmer’s back in college football kinda-sorta. See, the coming season marks the relaunch of East Tennessee State’s football […]
The man most deserving of the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year won’t be on the sidelines for a single game in 2015; nor in 2016. But, through his commitment to UAB football amid the program’s tumult, Bill Clark has proven himself a leader of UAB announced the football program’s return from a self-imposed, roughly […]
Preseason All-American and Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd was cited for DUI during a traffic stop over the weekend. Dejan Kovacevic first reported the full affidavit of Tyler Boyd’s via his site, DKonPittsburghSports.com. The Pittsburgh Tribune reports that the Pittsburgh suburb Jefferson Hills Police Department will formally file charges ranging from underage drinking to vehicle […]
You know it’s the offseason when a topic like satellite camps becomes college football’s most hot-button issue. In fact, Nonfanatic on my column regarding Nick Saban’s “ridiculous” statement on satellite camps perfectly summarized the situation: Coaches around the SEC have been griping about the satellite camps for weeks and nobody paid any attention. Saban says […]
Old Dominion football has had a number of firsts recently-which makes sense, given the program has existed all of five years and been a full-fledged Football Bowl Subdivision member all of a month. Its next may be its biggest. The Monarchs scored their first-ever Conference USA win last week at Rice in their first C-USA […]
Q&A Day returns and, I must say, it’s quality over quantity. Dominating the college football landscape in what would otherwise be a slow time of the year are SEC media days, the annual event that seems to get longer, start earlier, and feature more absurdities every year.