Value of Shawn Oakman and Scooby Wright Is Clear Week 1

Value of Shawn Oakman and Scooby Wright Is Clear Week 1

"Next man up" can be found on page 78, paragraph 10 of the football coachingĀ Almanac of Cliches. Given the inevitability of injuries, there's merit to the philosophy. But when the next man is following someone the caliber of Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman or Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright, cliches go out the window. That's become…

College Football Night 1 Odds and Ends

College Football Night 1 Odds and Ends

The first bit of college football history made in this 2015 season comes courtesy of quarterback Trey White. White ran six yards to cap a 12-play, 84-yard drive: the first scoring drive in Kennesaw State football history. TOUCHDOWN!!! Trey White gives KSU the lead!! Owls lead 7-3 with 1:32 remaining in the first. #WitnessKSU #Believe—…

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…

What Reports on Fastest Growing Cities in America Say About Conference Realignment

What Reports on Fastest Growing Cities in America Say About Conference Realignment

Studies on the fastest growing cities in America explain why college football's conference realignment has shaken out as it has, and also offers possible insight into the sport's future landscape. Using two recent such studies, one via the Washington Post and the other from Forbes, the future of conference realignment could be mapped out. (more…)