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Around the Dog Park: The season never stops

Between scheduling, recruiting and butt tattoos, the offseason can be just as entertaining.

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As you all know, we do not cover P5 football here. If we mention them, it is in hopes of us stealing one of their recruits. But, I think an exception can be made here. Rest in peace to Tyler Hilinski, quarterback for Washington State University. The coroner ruled that his death was a suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling and contemplating suicide, please know that you are not alone. There are people and resources to help including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255).

On a much brighter subject, here is the rest of the news around the G5.

General G5

The College Football Playoff committee still lacks proper representation.

New Mexico State adds a solid DB to their recruiting class

Bill Connelly finished his top game rankings. There was a G5 appearance in the top 10!

Football study hall teaches us a history lesson on the 1945 Army team.

The advertising budget and student applications are going up because of NMSU’s historic season.

Doug Martin open to filling out the rest of his coaching staff, to reach NCAA allotment.

An NAIA school offers a female free safety.

Bill Connelly goes through how a G5 team can make it into the playoffs and how to make it more fair.

Football study hall goes over the new transition of hybrid players.


Arizona State Transfer, Brady White, choose Memphis as his new school.

SMU found their new defensive coordinator in Kevin Kane.

Check out the way the Florida Legislatures plan on celebrating UCF’s national championship

Wikipedia is having a tough time deciding if UCF is truly a National Champion.

According to S&P+, UCF could beat at least one of the playoff teams.

USF adds strong P5 competition with an odd 2 for 1 home and home with Louisville.

There is still a long way to go, but Temple’s on-campus stadium is inching closer.

Nebraska copying UCF might be the start of P5 programs copying G5 programs.

Check out the AAC players who made all-star game rosters.


Some UTEP players love their school so much that they got matching Miner pickaxe butt tattoos!

UNT is striving to get better off the football field in the areas of operations and recruiting.

Rice’s Graysen Schantz took to Twitter to announce that he was granted a sixth year of eligibility.

Western Kentucky is looking for student volunteer coaching assistants. Cue the Madden footage.

UTSA has their new offensive coordinator in hopes of better offensive production in 2018.

Jason Driskel calls it quits after a satisfying end to his career.

Lane Kiffin adds 24 year old Charlie Weiss Jr. as the new offensive coordinator.

Sun Belt

Time to recap ULM’s 2017 rebuilding season.

Sun Belt officials were very happy with their postseason results.

A former Coastal Carolina quarterback is playing football overseas.

App State fans are better than Los Angeles Chargers fans.

Treason! Tyson Summers is working with UGA football now.