The Sun Belt had a decent football season in 2016, punctuated by a strong 4-2 post season record and a bump in NFL draft picks. Will the Sun Belt turn up the heat in 2017? Unlike larger conferences who simply replace outgoing seniors and early draftees with more 4 and five star talent, the Sun Belt relies … Continue reading The brightest stars in the Sun Belt return in 2017
Read that cavalierly written headline and then whisper, "Why not?" After all, the Reese's Senior Bowl is not until the end of the month (Jan 28), followed closely by NLI Signing Day (Feb 1). What the hell else have we got? (Besides enjoying an unexpectedly juicy Sun Belt basketball season?) If you're a Red Wolves fan, … Continue reading Let’s have one last talk about that Arkansas State Red Wolves football season of 2016
Senior wide receiver Kendall Sanders hauled in three touchdowns, and the Arkansas State defense manhandled the Knights with six sacks, a blocked punt, three forced fumbles, and 15 tackles for a loss, earning the Red Wolves an 8th win for the season and its third bowl win in its last six tries. Both defenses opened the game … Continue reading Kendall Sanders leads Red Wolves over Knights at AutoNation Cure Bowl, 31-13
Central Florida (6-6) v Arkansas State (7-5) Saturday, December 17th, 4:30 CST at Camping World Stadium (Orlando, FL) You Can Watch This Game On: The CBS Sports Network (Hmmmmmmm) Wagering (except, you don't wager, right?): -6.5 UCF, 36% FPI Arkansas State https://twitter.com/CureBowl/status/808682562453381121 Who wouldn't want to pop into warm and sunny Orlando in December? It's … Continue reading The Definitive AutoNation Cure Bowl Preview: UCF Knights vs Arkansas State Red Wolves
On Wednesday, the Sun Belt announced that Red Wolves defensive end Ja'Von Rolland-Jones won 2016 Sun Belt Player of the Year. Rolland-Jones was second in the Sun Belt with 11.5 sacks and added 18.5 tackles for a loss. Along with fellow Red Wolves defensive end (and SBC first teamer) Chris Odom, Rolland-Jones led a monster squad … Continue reading Sun Belt Postseason Awards are Here!
Arkansas State (6-5, 6-1) v Texas State (2-9, 0-7) Saturday, December 3rd, 6:30 PM CST at Bobcat Stadium You Can Watch This Game On: ESPN2 (surprise!) Wagering (as if!): -23 Red Wolves, 8.8% FPI Bobcats The Red Wolves completely blew missed an opportunity to become sole Sun Belt Champions last Saturday by allowing the Louisiana … Continue reading Champs or Chumps: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Texas State Bobcats