- Houston and UTSA are working towards building the best ***active*** college football rivalry in Texas.
- Idaho will have a new school president shortly.
- The rise and fall of the Western Athletic Conference still carries a lot of valuable lessons for college football commissioners today.
- The Big Sky has announced that they will no longer allow athletes that have been convicted of domestic or sexual violence to compete in the conference.
Western Kentucky, Liberty add home/home series; 2020 at WKU, 2025 at Liberty— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) June 11, 2018
- Over/Under win totals for each Division I team have been posted.
- Athlon Sports has released their top 25 ranking for FCS teams.
- Rest in peace to Trevon Richardson, a Valdosta State University signee who was senselessly murdered just months before joining the Blazers’ football program.
- Eventually the tech streaming giants will run college football realignment, not the cable companies.
- North Carolina Central has been placed on NCAA probation after allowing ineligible athletes to compete.
- Let’s throw it back to 1975 to recollect on the time Houston and North Texas met in Texas Stadium.
- The National Football Foundation has released a report on college football attendance and TV ratings from the 2017-2018 season.
- With the World Cup kicking off this week let’s compare World Cup competitors to college football programs.
- Love it or hate it, more bowl games are on the way...
- New Mexico State ranks at #87 in the Orlando Sentinel’s preseason college football rankings.
- The American has announced their updated 2018 football schedule with television assignments included.
- AAC commissioner Mike Aresco has started a five-part video series on Facebook to reach out to fans and update them on the conference’s progress.
- SMU has beefed up their secondary with the addition of former Illinois safety Patrick Nelson. He’s a graduate transfer and immediately eligible.
- This article sheds additional light on why Temple is trying so hard to build an on-campus stadium. The Eagles are charging Temple an arm and a leg to use Lincoln Financial Field.
- Kenyatta Jones was USF’s first NFL Draft pick back in 2001. Jones’ life tragically and prematurely ended after he suffered a major cardiac arrest at the age of 39.
- USF Athletic Director Mark Harlan is heading to Utah to handle the same position.
- 24/7 Sports has declared Mason Fine the best quarterback in Texas. Fine certainly has the numbers to back the claim up.
- UTSA’s games against Arizona State and Baylor have been picked up for broadcast by Fox Sports.
- 2018 is very much a building year for UTSA but they could sneak their way into a bowl game if the offense improves under new Offensive Coordinator Al Borges.
- Dana Dimel’s son Winston has transferred to UTEP from Kansas State.
- Louisiana Tech will celebrate 50 years of play at Joe Aillet Stadium this season. They will honor the top-50 players to play for the Bulldogs during the September 8th home opener.
- For what it’s worth, ESPN’s FPI thinks Vegas has overrated Lane Kiffin’s FAU team this season.
Virginia Tech, Middle Tennessee add home/home series; 2020 at Middle Tennessee, 2021 at VT. Middle Tennessee replaces Michigan, which terminated deal with Hokies— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) June 11, 2018
- Charlotte is adding 2,500 temporary seats to Richardson Stadium in preparation of Appalachian State’s fanbase making their way to campus on September 8th.
- FAU center Raul “Junior” Diaz and Tulane University have settled a lawsuit in which Diaz was accused of raping a woman while Diaz was playing football for Tulane. Diaz maintains that the encounter was consensual and was never arrested or charged with any crime.
- Conference USA has killed cusa.tv in favor of ESPN+. This will make access easier for fans and is $5 cheaper per month.
- This is absolutely zany but Western Kentucky has been locked in a 15-year struggle against an Italian media company over intellectual property rights regarding WKU’s Big Red mascot.
- The Rice Owls have added a 6’6”, 300 pound graduate transfer lineman from Florida.
- Rice has a tall hill to climb in Mike Bloomgren’s first season in Rice Village.
QB Miklo Smalls will not be returning to the football team according to source.— Glynn Hill (@RiceChron) June 6, 2018