By any quantitative measure, South Alabama made the right move by hiring Steve Campbell. In fact you probably couldn't have engineered a better coach for South Alabama in a lab. https://twitter.com/JuCoFootballACE/status/939312065524756480 After ten years of Joey Jones, chapter two in South Alabama football history starts off with a bang. The former Central Arkansas Head Coach … Continue reading What does the Steve Campbell hiring mean for South Alabama?
Welcome to 2017's first team who really and truly can hang their hats on "nobody believed in us, but we believed in ourselves." Las Cruces held plenty of believers, but I know I was on a short list of folks outside of LC that was willing and able to explain how this Aggies team was going … Continue reading The New Mexico State Aggies and the Long Road to Respectability
South Alabama Jaguars (4-7, 3-4) at New Mexico State Aggies (5-6, 3-4) Location: Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM Time: 2:30 PM MT Saturday, December 2nd TV: ESPN3 (via AggieVision) Line: NMSU -9.5, O/U 54 History: South Alabama won first meeting, 35-28, last year Each of these teams scared the stuffing out of their … Continue reading New Mexico State Aggies Pursue the End of Bowl Starvation Against South Alabama Jaguars
South Alabama Head Coach Joey Jones, 55, has submitted his resignation effective at the end of the season. He will coach his last game against New Mexico State December 2nd. The 52-0 loss to the previously winless Georgia Southern Saturday was the final straw that broke the camel's back, even for the father of the … Continue reading Joey Jones Resigns as South Alabama Head Coach: What’s the next move for the Jaguars?
Death. Taxes. Georgia Southern beating South Alabama. Since first beginning Sun Belt play in 2014, the Eagles have never lost to the Jaguars. Many of those games have not even been close. Not even a previously winless season could change that in 2017 as the Eagles romped to a 52-0 victory while dominating every facet … Continue reading Georgia Southern Demolishes South Alabama 52-0 For First Win of the Season
The Sun Belt Conference could not have scripted a better ending to the no-championship-game-having era with four one-loss teams heading into mid-November. While it is cupcake week and the Sun Belt's slate of Saturday's games are relatively weak, we could be in store for some unforeseen wackiness. Teams are still jockeying for a sixth win … Continue reading Week 12 in the Sun Belt: Cupcake Week…. Or is it?
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
The heart of November is a wonderful time in college football. As the temperature drops and the leaves fall, division races heat up across the country. Of course the Sun Belt has no divisions (yet) but instead a four-team chase for the Sun Belt crown is intensifying down the stretch. On Thursday night, Appalachian State … Continue reading Sun Belt Preview
Arkansas State Red Wolves (5-2, 4-0) vs South Alabama Jaguars (3-6, 2-3) Location: Ladd Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL Time: 4:00 PM CT, Saturday, November 11th Line: Arkansas State -11.5, O/U 52 TV: ESPN3 History: Arkansas State leads all-time series 5-0 This game was probably a lot more interesting a week or two ago, as … Continue reading Arkansas State Red Wolves vs South Alabama Jaguars – Game Time, Line, TV, History and Probable Bowl Eligibility
The race for the Sun Belt title continues to heat up as Troy and Arkansas State barrel down a collision course for each other and Appalachian State hangs onto to its perfect Sun Belt record by a string. The Trojans were able to hold off Idaho late last night to remain in the hunt for … Continue reading Sun Belt Preview