FCS Northwestern State beat FBS Louisiana Tech Saturday

By | September 22, 2014

FCS member Northwestern State beat FBS member Louisiana Tech 30-27 at Louisiana Tech on Saturday. The Northwestern State Demons, of the Southland Conference,  went into Joe Aillet Stadium Saturday night in Ruston, Louisiana, and beat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 30-27.  This is yet another FCS victory on FBS home turf and is all the sweeter for the Demons… Read More »

FCS Abilene Christian Beat FBS Troy on Saturday

By | September 17, 2014

The FCS Abilene Christian Wildcats beat the FBS Troy Trojans 38-35 on Saturday in Troy, Alabama. The FCS Abilene Christian Wildcats notched a Sun Belt FBS victim Saturday when they beat the Troy Trojans 38-35 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama.  It was the first win of the season for the Wildcats.  Troy remains winless on the… Read More »

FCS Indiana State Beat FBS Ball State Saturday

By | September 17, 2014

The Indiana State Sycamores beat the Ball State Cardinals 27-20 Saturday for another FCS win over FBS teams this season. In an effort to put a more positive spin on these games, it should be noted that there is no positive spin to put on these games if you are the FBS victim.  Therefore, these games will forthwith… Read More »

Miami (Ohio) lost to FCS Eastern Kentucky Saturday

By | September 10, 2014

Miami (Ohio) lost to FCS member Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. Miami (Ohio) lost at home Saturday to FCS member Eastern Kentucky 17-10 at Yager Stadium in Oxford, Ohio.  The game was tied 10-10 going into the fourth quarter.  The Colonels won it on a 43 yard wide receiver reverse option pass with 4:43 left in the game.  Miami… Read More »

North Carolina State’s Cupcake Non-Conference Football Schedule

By | September 10, 2014

The evil eye of the weak sister bogus non-conference schedule witch hunt patrol offers its sincere apology for not earlier noticing the complete and total cupcake with extra icing that is the Wolfpack’s non-conference schedule. The only cogent explanation is that the evil eye was completely  bamboozled by the shameless smoke and mirrors employed by NC State in… Read More »

Three Formerly Downtrodden College Football Teams Look Like They May Be Better This Year

By | September 8, 2014

Memphis, UTEP and UAB have generally been down in football for what seems like forever.  It appears that those losing ways may be coming to an end. A change may be on the horizon for Memphis, UTEP and UAB.  These three teams have been card-carrying members of the downtrodden club for a very long time now.  Preseason prognosticators… Read More »

Notes from the First Week of College Football

By | September 4, 2014

Here are a few things that captured my attention in the first week of college football. Wisconsin v. LSU in Houston – Regardless of the much discussed weak Wisconsin rushing game in the second half, the passing numbers for Wisconsin for the whole game were a losing stat.  Eight of 24 for 50 yards and two interceptions will… Read More »