Tom Herman inherits at Houston a program poised for an immediate run of success. Houston won 8 games a year ago and desires to move to the tip of the AAC.
In other words, the best possible option for Tulsa is to help keep Houston and SMU in the AAC. Certainly, Tulsa is a natural geographic rival for both Houston and SMU. It is no secret that Houston, SMU and Tulsa would love to be in the Big 12. It would be a huge step up to the region’s most prestigious and financially successful collegiate conference
ULM unofficially broke ground on its long-awaited football end zone facility Monday afternoon during a special on-campus ceremony. The end zone project will be the first new athletic facility on ULM’s campus since 1983 — a decade before the school jumped to the Division I level in football.
Tom Herman, the hottest assistant coach in college football last season, left Ohio State to take the Houston job. Tony Levine was fired after he didn't win enough (21-17 over the past three seasons), and the Cougars are paying Herman $1.35 million per year.
Navy Head Football Coach Ken Niumatalolo met with the media on Monday to discuss spring practices and offseason plans. For a third year in a row, they will not hold a spring game. As Niumatalolo said at the press conference: "We're not like Ohio State that gets 80,000 fans to its spring game." Follow the link above to read the key points of the press conference, including some key player position changes.
Kickoff is on Saturday, April 4 at 1 PM. Once again the game will feature a Player Draft where the players themselves pick the two teams instead of a 1st vs 2nd string format.
Charles Harris coupled a standout senior year at linebacker with a cum laude GPA, and got recognized for it. Sweet! Follow link please.
App State on a Thursday again, but the big surprise is Georgia State on the final weekend of the year. Better known as 'rivalry week,' I guess that makes it official.
In Jonesboro, you #BuildAMonster three ESPN games at a time... Beware, South Alabama, UL-Lafayette and Appalachian State! (Maybe we'll even get to see a few tackles against running backs on A-State's part.)
The Sun Belt has announced the 2015 football schedule. Highlights include Arkansas State getting three nationally televised games, and UL facing ULM on Halloween night. I love weird football, and that game should be ripe for it.