- UTEP and UMass pull up the rear in this week’s update of the S&P+ rankings.
- Despite pleads from the NCAA and Pac-12, California passed a bill allowing college athletes to profit off of their own image. It’s going to be very interesting to see how this plays out across the country.
- Stephen F. Austin will travel to Texas Tech in 2021.
- A Division III program was forced to forfeit the rest of their season after injuries depleted their roster to just 28 players.
BREAKING: Tarleton State is making the jump to Division I and will join the WAC next season. Tarleton Football will play in the FCS as an independent, per @asuradiovoice later confirmed by @LoneStarConf. pic.twitter.com/uQLrDHSVUG— Ryan Reynolds (@RPRTalks) September 30, 2019
- Dallas’ mayor is playing an active role in helping SMU brand themselves as Dallas’ college football team.
- SMU is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since the program received the death penalty ruling from the NCAA in 1987.
- Buyout be damned, it’s time for USF to bite the bullet and fire Charlie Strong.
- I am heartbroken to report that, no, Cincinnati will not be playing on a black turf this season.
- With UTSA playing their 100th game of football this season it’s a good time to look back on the top ten moments in UTSA football history. Part 1 and Part 2.
- Rice quarterback Wiley Green made a few key plays to bring the Owls to overtime against Louisiana Tech last week. It’s another indicator of not just Green’s growth, but Rice football in general.
- In case you missed it, Arkansas State QB Logan Bonner is out for the season. Layne Hatcher started in his place and did a solid job replacing the redshirt junior.
ULM head coach Matt Viator confirmed that guard T.J. Fiailoa is out for the season with a broken leg.— Adam Hunsucker (@Adam_Hunsucker) September 30, 2019