The Surprising, Meteoric Rise of Carson Wentz

The Surprising, Meteoric Rise of Carson Wentz

When you cover or closely the Football Championships Subdivision, watching a player like Carson Wentz grow into an NFL draft sensation feels like how I envision music snobs think at any given moment. Oh yeah, I loved Carson Wentz years ago. I have the 2014 Playoff game against Coastal Carolina...ON VINYL. Yes, I marveled at…

Four Downs on Week 7: American Rising

Four Downs on Week 7: American Rising

The Bowl Championship Series came back from summer break upgraded to College Football Playoff and had become too good for the American Athletic Conference. Since their break-up, the American loaded up with great coaches, began maximizing the potential of some of its programs, and has come back smoking hot. The Playoff didn't know what it…

Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

Georgia State-Charlotte, #MACtion and The Quest for Exposure

America's insatiable hunger for football is the demand. There's no shortage of supply, with 128 programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and another 125 in the Championship Subdivision. However, finding distribution for the product -- vis a vis, live-game telecasts -- can bit a struggle. Even with more channels dedicated to sports than at any…

Aug. 30 News: College Football’s Best Defense

Aug. 30 News: College Football’s Best Defense

Boise State boasts the right combination of high-impact pass-rushers, run-pursuing ball-hawks and lock-down coverage men that the Broncos can claim college football's best defense. And college football's best defense has a pretty solid outlook for a perfect regular season, assuming it can carry Boise State to wins over Washington and BYU in Weeks 1 and…

Stitt Happens to 4-Time Champs North Dakota State

Stitt Happens to 4-Time Champs North Dakota State

You are probably still catching your breath if you tuned into Saturday's FCS Kickoff between four-time defending national champion North Dakota State, and the Bob Stitt-coached Montana Grizzlies. If you missed it, pity. Everything to come in the 2015 college football season has a high bar to meet thanks to this year's installment of the…

ESPN Showcasing Liberty-Coastal Carolina on A Thursday Night

ESPN Showcasing Liberty-Coastal Carolina on A Thursday Night

The regular season-concluding Liberty-Coastal Carolina is getting national broadcast treatment from ESPN. Coastal Carolina announced Wednesday via its official website that the finale, originally scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21, is moving to Thursday, Nov. 19, to be showcased on ESPNNews. From the official statement: “We are thrilled to showcase one of the most important FCS…

Montana Football Hype Video Should Get You Amped for Aug. 29

Montana Football Hype Video Should Get You Amped for Aug. 29

The first college football game of the 2015 season is a mere 17 days away, or two weeks from this Saturday. If you haven't yet circled Aug. 29 on your calendar, the official Montana football hype video should change that. This year's Week 0 Football Championship Subdivision showcase has four-time defending national champion North Dakota…