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Around the Dog Park: The College Football Playoff ranking is vastly underrating UCF

Sun Belt scheduling news.. senior bowl invites start rolling out.. player arrest news..

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General G5 Football

  • Eastern Washington’s quarterback Gage Gubrud made national headlines for all the wrong reasons after an embarrassing arrest this weekend.

American

  • USF was not included in the second edition of the College Football Playoffs rankings despite their 8-1 record.
  • The numbers make it obvious that the CFP rankings are vastly under-ranking undefeated UCF.

C-USA

  • Louisiana Tech has preliminary selected a new mascot to replace Tech XXI.
  • Miklo Smalls is likely the quarterback of the future for Rice. He was granted a lot of snaps against UAB in a blowout and played pretty well.
  • Old Dominion’s Denzel Williams was arrested for felony assault on November 1st.
  • UAB’s Andre Wilson is seeking to enjoy a huge game in front of a hometown crowd as he returns to San Antonio to face UTSA.
  • More trouble with the law for Marshall after outside linebacker Donyae Moody finally turned himself in to the police after being accused of fleeing from the police in a vehicle a month ago.
  • Charlotte has signed an apparel provider contract with Nike.
  • More national spotlight on Lane Kiffin and FAU, this time from ESPN.com.

Sun Belt

  • New Mexico State defensive end Cedric Wilcots II was selected as the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the week after his three sack performance against Texas State.
  • Arkansas State’s phenomenal defensive line will prove a huge challenge to South Alabama this week. The Red Wolves secondary has also helped lead the way to Arkansas States’ strong push in the back end of the season.
  • Texas State went deep into their bag of tricks to find plays that could get them on the board against New Mexico State.
  • Florida State’s hurricane-canceled match up with ULM has been rescheduled for December 2nd at 12 pm EST.
  • Appalachian State wide receiver Shaedon Meadors is seeking to transfer to a new program.
  • New Mexico State wide receiver Jaleel Scott received an invitation to the Senior Bowl. Scott leads the Aggies in receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns.