After traveling to Wisconsin to play the Badgers, Florida Atlantic football had a major absence that wasn't apparent. DeAndre Johnson, the Owls transfer quarterback who rose to fame after appearing on the second season of Last Chance U, was out after he was hospitalized with blood clots in his arm. For the Owls, this could … Continue reading What Does Florida Atlantic Do After DeAndre Johnson’s Hospitalization?
Florida Atlantic football looked much better Saturday versus the Wisconsin Badgers than in their opener, but it was not enough. In a surprisingly tight match-up, Wisconsin put the pedal to the metal in the second half to beat the Owls 31-14 Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns in the … Continue reading Florida Atlantic Downed by Run Game Again in Loss to Wisconsin
Its official ladies and gentlemen, college football season is back! While some schools played early on Thursday or Friday, fans of the University of Kentucky and the University of Southern Mississippi must wait until Saturday to watch their teams play. Southern Miss went into Lexington to start the season last year, and escaped with a … Continue reading This Is How Southern Miss Beats Kentucky
As both a writer and photographer for the past three years for multiple publications, I spent time watching games from perspectives few get to see. Most of my memories of games, with a few exceptions, come from being close on the field or with a giant Plexiglas window in front of me. Now in my … Continue reading Back in the Stands Again
The X’s and O’s (Part Two): Friday’s game at FAU Stadium isn’t meant to be a “David vs. Goliath” story, although one could argue that it is. Sure, it isn’t an SEC opponent taking on FCS West (ugh, now I want to go play NCAA ’07), but this game does contain an underdog story if … Continue reading Last Strike U vs. Canoe U (Part Two)
With the first week of school underway and plenty of students on campus for the first time in a while, it's easy to find things that were just placed there over your break from the university. One of those gems is a Lane Kiffin cardboard cut-out (seen below) that was placed on campus at some … Continue reading Lane Kiffin Frozen in Cardboard-nite at FAU.
Before we can look to the future let’s take a quick look back. Way back. The year is 1982 and the Southern Miss Football team is fresh off a victory over the Bear Bryant led Alabama Crimson Tide. Famous sports journalist Mickey Spagnola would go on to describe Southern Miss in the best way I … Continue reading A View From The Top: Your 2017 Southern Miss Football Preview
Can you feel it Owls fans? It's that time of year again! "Time to go back to class in a few weeks?" Well, yes smartass FAU kid but it's also football season! "Oh boy! I can watch (insert Power Five Florida team) after a long week of class and studying!" But there's a team right … Continue reading FA-who? Your Florida Atlantic Owls preseason preview
So I'm sure you've seen F5 logos starting to pop up around twitter and if you haven't, look closer. Here at Forgotten 5 we are working on building a network of Twitter accounts that will represent each G5 school. We are searching around twitter "hunting" for fan accounts with no affiliation with any other site, all … Continue reading How Does The Forgotten 5 Affiliate Program Work?
In my arrogant opinion, what comes first in football is a good secondary. Actually, you should probably have a good QB, a great offensive line and a stout defensive line first, but I really wanted to say "what comes first is a good secondary." Listen, it's not easy being on The Watch List Watch. All … Continue reading The Forgotten hit the Jim Thorpe Award watch list hard.