A lawsuit alleges that Baylor football players committed 52 rapes in four years’s time. From Deadspin: Baylor football players committed 52 rapes in four years, the majority at off-campus parties hosted by football players, including five gang rapes; the university paid off one woman who said she was raped by giving her free tuition; and… Read more »
New Football League for College-Aged Athletes Can we be real? College sports are about money. A lot of the sillier aspects of the NCAA would be undone if the de facto minor league simply became an actual minor league. Generally speaking, I think the people behind this are on the right track and have a… Read more »
Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette are going to sit out some otherwise unimportant bowl games and prepare for the draft. For them, it is absolutely the right decision. While some people believe in the beauty of competition and the simple, pure sporting merit of collegiate athletics; those ideas are largely myths. At best, college football… Read more »
No doubt you did a little scouting of Army today, as they broke the 13-year losing streak against Navy. Navy looked tired, injured, and like they had played 8-straight games without a break. Army had not played a game since Nov 19th. That likely accounts for the disparity in quality today. I wouldn’t read too… Read more »
Know Your Opponent: The 2016 Schedule Series bit fizzled out after UTSA. Turns out preparing for Thanks giving and whatnot is more of a burden on my soul and time than writing up thoughts on the opponent’s history. Even so, I skipped Army, which was kind of rude of me. So let us dive into… Read more »
There have been no shortage of bowl projections. This one is from the Tim Isbell of the Sun Herald and is the latest and greatest. Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl North Texas (5-7) vs. Idaho (7-4) From everything we’ve read this looks like the most reasonable. Reddit (who else?) has a good breakdown of exactly… Read more »
via gmg Posted 3 hours ago · Report post Per Jeff Sagarin’s Strength of Schedule Rankings, the toughest schedule in CUSA belongs to North Texas: #93 UNT #96 UTSA #103 FIU #111 MTSU #119 WKU #121 Rice #124 FAU #125 Marshall #126 Tech #127 Charlotte #129 USM #133 UTEP #134 ODU Really makes the turnaround… Read more »
MGN picks the CUSA games using the latest betting lines available.
I spent my bye week morning making (bad) music. The rest of my day is going to be spent going to parties. Not the shots shots shots type, but the 50th birthday type. Update: Games were played. Let’s see how I did Let us predict some CUSA games today: MTSU v WKU Pick ’em /… Read more »
Ian Boyd at Football Study Hall NT does not face the same extreme execution from CUSA defenses, but the 3-3-5 is built for this kind of high risk / high reward kind of thing. Defenses in the modern era focus more on the red zone and/or getting big TFLs early in downs.