There Is No Meaningless Bowl Game

On either side of BYU head coach Kalani Sitake sat mud-soaked players, fresh off a 24-21 win over Wyoming in the Poinsettia Bowl. "The win is all them. They're the ones [who] are dirty," Sitake said. "I'm only dirty because they hugged me and they dumped Powerade on me." Running back Jamaal Williams joked, had…

Game Balls: Mike Gundy’s Media Days Mullet

Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy and his "Rugged" Ronnie Garvin-inspired hairdo, debuted at this week's Big 12 Media Days, captures the tone of this time of year. The head Cowboy's mullet sports business in the front, and coaches do indeed push the serious tone during media day season. But, the party in the back…

Out of the Sun Belt, What’s Ahead for Idaho and New Mexico State?

The life preserver the Sun Belt Conference threw Idaho and New Mexico State shortly after the Western Athletic Conference ceased football operations never felt like a long-term arrangement. Reports ahead of a statement from Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson likely confirm it. Idaho and New Mexico State are out as Sun Belt affiliates, just as…

A Dream for Big 12, Championship Game Deregulation

The NCAA announced Wednesday, via the DI Council conference championship deregulation. The decision effectively opening the door for the Big 12 and Sun Belt to host title games without expansion. Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby immediately followed the NCAA's announcement with a statement of his own, reassuring opponents of a potential championship game after the…

Sept. 1 News: Sun Belt Expands with Coastal Carolina

So much for my bright idea of the winner of November's Coastal Carolina-Liberty game earning a spot in the Sun Belt. While that remains a biggie for FCS purposes, likely serving as the de facto Big South Conference championship game, Coastal Carolina is bound for the Sun Belt regardless. Coastal Carolina will join Sun Belt…

Aug. 21 News: Tate Martell Picks Texas A&M

Chalk up another 5-star quarterback prospect for Kevin Sumlin, whose Texas A&M Aggies received a verbal commitment from Tate Martell Thursday. QB Tate Martell has committed to #TAMU ... He breaks down the decision here: http://t.co/GI0wkZmhmO #Aggies #GigEm pic.twitter.com/lbJgwlQPf6— Blair Angulo (@bangulo) August 21, 2015 Martell committed to Washington as an eighth grader, a decision…

CFBHuddle Group of Five All-American Team: Defense and Specialists

On Monday, CFBHuddle.com unveiled its picks for the preseason Group of Five All-American team. It's the defense and special teams turn, and one thing is abundantly clear: I think highly of the defenses at Boise State, Louisiana Tech and Utah State. Not coincidentally, all three are teams capable of competing for their respective conference championships,…