Mike Houston Is College Football’s Next Coaching Star

Mike Houston Is College Football’s Next Coaching Star

You may or may not know of Mike Houston now, but the James Madison head coach is on a career trajectory that will make him a hot prospect in the coming years. James Madison gave the typical viewer little reason to stay locked into Friday's FCS quarterfinal deconstruction of previously undefeated Sam Houston State. Even…

Week 8 Saturday Six-Pack: Going Off The Grid

Week 8 Saturday Six-Pack: Going Off The Grid

The Week 8 docket isn't particularly impressive on paper, but you know what that means. Buckle in for upsets and wild finishes galore. Paring down to the six best games for the Week 8 Saturday Six-Pack was no easy task. Pinpointing any clear upset candidates is challenging -- that's why they're upsets. To that end,…

Deserved Exposure for James Madison QB Vad Lee

Deserved Exposure for James Madison QB Vad Lee

James Madison is the center of the college football universe for a few hours this Saturday as host campus for ESPN College Gameday. Dukes head coach Everett Withers said JMU is "going to get all the exposure [it] can get as far as college football's concerned." Quarterback Vad Lee's play for the undefeated and fourth-ranked…

July 29 News: Dan Mullen Proposes 5-Year Eligibility

July 29 News: Dan Mullen Proposes 5-Year Eligibility

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen proposed an intriguing idea that extends five years of eligibility to players who exceed a certain grade point average. As he said to AL.com, the concept is pretty simple at its core: "Instead of punishing guys for doing bad, why not reward guys for doing good?" Dan Mullen's pitch…

College Football News June 25: Miami Bringing A Sellout to FAU

College Football News June 25: Miami Bringing A Sellout to FAU

Power Five conference programs, especially brand-name programs, don't often play road games against Group of Five opponents. So the Miami Hurricanes taking to the road in Week 2 to face Florida Atlantic is generating significant buzz for the Conference-USA program. “I feel very confident that we will have one of the best crowds in school…