Along with these articles, I will also start a Uniswag-style uniform countdown, but only with the top 3. These will be shared on the F5 Instagram page, which you can follow @forgottenfive. So, how about that Group of 5? Quite a few teams cracking the top 25, and UCF making the top 10. It's about … Continue reading Best Uniforms from Week 6
With Week 6 officially in the books, we are now ready for the mid-season report of each teams QB play. Although each team is not officially halfway through its season, every team has completed at least five games except Southern Miss. Let’s dive into Conference USA QB Reports! **It is important to note that … Continue reading 2018 Conference USA Mid-Season Quarterback Report
I might argue that Conference USA was the conference that we learned the least about in the opening week of action. It's hard to have a lot of takeaways when you go into a game knowing that it's a lopsided matchup and then it plays out exactly as such. But let's poke around anyways. A … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Conference USA Football?
OK, fine. Maybe by "we" I mean "I". Or maybe you expected Hawai'i or Rice to play the way they did? Yesterday sure started off predictable, at least. As I mentioned in the short preview, this marked the first time in seven years that UMass won their home opener and it was their first opening-game … Continue reading Week Zero of College Football Was More Surprising Than We Expected
We have finally arrived. Our long, national football-less nightmare is over and real live college football is back on the docket for the day. Let's take a look at our football menu, shall we? Appetizer: Duquesne at UMass, 5:30 ET This should be a pretty light fare. Duquesne and UMass both had fairly middling seasons … Continue reading Hello College Football, So Good to See You Again!
Welcome to The Most Interesting Matchups, the series about interesting gridiron matchups (get it?) from the upcoming season, as taken from the series' history. Think of it as "Drunk G5 History" or "Trivial Pursuit: CFB Edition." Each week, I'll highlight one conference and its particular out-of-conference matchups. I have to rule out teams like UTSA … Continue reading The 5 Most Interesting C-USA Matchups this Season
EDITORS NOTE: Let me start by saying that I am fully aware that the true story is more complex and far-reaching than what I'm writing here, that's the whole reason behind the book I'm working on. But this is just a window into that larger story via the 2013 season, which wound up being the … Continue reading It’s Been Five Years Since the Beginning of the End for UAB Football
Bowl season is almost here everyone, you know what that means, bowl projections. Everyone loves looking at tie-ins and choosing what four-win teams are capable of winning out to just sneak into a bowl. No? Only me? Ok then. I think this is a given at this point, but UCF is the Forgotten 5's representative … Continue reading The Forgotten 5 Are Going Bowling – Here’s Where I Think They’ll Go; Yeah, I Predicted Power 5 Too Because Whatever
I'm not sure there's really a whole lot more that needs to be said, beyond that headline. We can spend a lot of time talking about how UAB's season has been full of benchmarks and victories in places other than the playing field. Heck, one even happened this week, when head coach Bill Clark signed … Continue reading The 2017 UAB Blazers Are Bowl Eligible after 52-21 Win Over Rice Owls
Army Black Knights(3-2) at Rice Owls(1-4) Start Time: 6:30 PM EST Location: Rice Stadium, Houston, Texas TV: BEIN Sports Audio: Here Weather: 87 degrees, cloudy, 4% chance of rain Line: Army -12, FPI: Army 85.2% chance to win, O/U 46.5 Army Overview The Black Knights are coming off a win where they didn't look great, but they didn't look bad. … Continue reading Army Black Knights at Rice Owls-Preview, TV, Weather, Betting and More