South Alabama Makes History at Mississippi State

South Alabama Makes History at Mississippi State

Don't let schadenfreude overshadow the significance of South Alabama's 21-10 win Saturday at Mississippi State -- and there is schadenfreude to be had, since you can't spell the word without "S-E-C." Keep in mind that this is a South Alabama program that, just seven years ago, played Louisburg and Huntingdon College and a variety of…

Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta

Phil Fulmer Returns to College Football…Sorta

Southern Conference media day marks an unofficial kickoff to the league's 2015 campaign, a season in which Tennessee Volunteers legend and the first BCS championship-winning head coach, Phil Fulmer, makes his return to college football. Well, Phil Fulmer's back in college football kinda-sorta. See, the coming season marks the relaunch of East Tennessee State's football…

Just Give Bill Clark Coach of the Year Now

Just Give Bill Clark Coach of the Year Now

The man most deserving of the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year won't be on the sidelines for a single game in 2015; nor in 2016. But, through his commitment to UAB football amid the program's tumult, Bill Clark has proven himself a leader of UAB announced the football program's return from a self-imposed, roughly…

College Football News July 7: Jimbo Fisher Dismisses De’Andre Johnson

College Football News July 7: Jimbo Fisher Dismisses De’Andre Johnson

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher made what seemed like the only logical choice Monday, dismissing quarterback De'Andre Johnson after video of the talented freshman punching a woman surfaced. But given Oklahoma's reinstatement of Joe Mixon, Johnson's dismissal wasn't necessarily a slam-dunk decision. Johnson's attorney issued a non-apology apology Monday shortly after media outlets picked…

Brandon Bridge Makes History, Again

Brandon Bridge Makes History, Again

Brandon Bridge played a strong 2014 season for the South Alabama Jaguars, throwing for 1,927 yards, 15 touchdowns and rushing for another 297 and four. Bridge also etched his own little piece of college football history, quarterbacking South Alabama to its first bowl game in program history. The Jaguars faced Bowling Green in the inaugural…

College Football News May 13: Future of the Triple-Option

College Football News May 13: Future of the Triple-Option

There's a reason certain programs like Navy are dedicated to the triple-option: the scheme's nuances can overcome certain talent deficiencies. The Midshipmen have ridden their version of the triple-option to consistent winning seasons, with the occasional upset of a Notre Dame or other high-level opponent sprinkled in. Last year, Navy took eventual champion Ohio State…