Sam Houston State Is No. 1; Power Programs, Take Note

Sam Houston State Is No. 1; Power Programs, Take Note

Any number of administrators and boosters from FBS power programs would be wise to pay attention to this week's Football Championship Subdivision ranking, which has Sam Houston State No. 1. Sam Houston State's been a stalwart of the FCS for the last half-decade, appearing in each of the last five Playoffs, with two national championship…

#tbt: I Was A Colin Cowherd Listener

#tbt: I Was A Colin Cowherd Listener

The latest big-name personality to part ways with ESPN, reportedly, is morning radio fire-breather Colin Cowherd. Cowherd's name came up as another possible refugee shortly after the Worldwide Leader cut ties with Grantland founder Bill Simmons. Whereas Simmons ingratiated himself to the independent sports media community through his boutique site, which has given a prominent…

Storylines for the 2015 FCS Season

Storylines for the 2015 FCS Season

Folks erroneously set the countdown clock to college football at 100 days last week. For those whose calendars are set thusly, I have some strong #WellActually for you: the 2015 FCS season starts Aug. 29 when North Dakota State visits Montana for what should be a tremendous matchup of two of the nation's best teams.…

Potential FCS Upsets of Power Five Teams in 2015

Potential FCS Upsets of Power Five Teams in 2015

FCS upsets of FBS opponents contribute to the annual drama that is college football season. FCS upsets of Power Five Conference foes are especially exciting. Appalachian State and Armanti Edwards vaulted into public consciousness in 2007, christening the Big Ten Network with their upset of Michigan. In seasons since, Jacksonville State has taken down Ole…

FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals Primer

FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals Primer

Are you feeling melancholy wash over you with the arrival of a college football-free weekend? Well cheer up, because the FCS Playoffs are afoot, which means your Saturday schedule isn't yet cleared. In fact, quarterfinals action kicks off tonight with the No. 1 overall seed. Represented among the final eight are every national championship-winning program…