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Around the Dog Park: Tulsa secures a Power 5 transfer quarterback

A Texas university aims to start a new football program.. UCF adds a talented tight end.. UTEP wraps up their coaching staff.

Baylor v TCU Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

General G5

  • The University of Texas at Tyler is applying to move up to Division II NCAA classification. If approved, they will proceed with starting a football program.
  • While Monday’s National Championship Consolation game featured a thrilling finish, various problems continue to plague the sport of college football.


  • After Houston passed the starting quarterback honors to D’Eriq King he played at elite levels in several different statistical categories.
  • UCF finished the season ranked #1 in the Colley Matrix ranking.
  • The Knights grabbed a huge tight end prospect and were able to get him on campus as a preferred walk-on despite scholarship offers from several FBS programs.
  • Tulsa landed a great player as former Baylor quarterback Zach Smith has transferred to join the Golden Hurricane.


Sun Belt

  • Troy head coach Neal Brown is reportedly an option for the Arizona head coaching job