At the Georgia Dome. Like a CAA game. Getting ready to kickoff. ODU in white and Georgia State (I'll call them GSU for brevity) in their blue.
I have often said how little a fan I am of these non-FCS matchups we endure every year. Yes FBS teams pay well and we pay good enough to non-Division I teams, but there are things I don't understand.
Probably the biggest aspect is how many FCS fans are deep-down FBS wannabes. They LOVE when their FCS team plays at an FBS school. I have a feeling they think to themselves (and some belligerently out loud) that this is "real" college football. Same type of mentality
As anyone who has read my work over the past decade knows, I have a pet peeve with the used naming of the FCS and it's related topics. Often, in my opinion, the mistakes are either purposefully done to demean the division or worse, a company directive. Although I will admit that the confusion was even present on NCAA official material and that fanned the flames of confusion.
For years I battled with my writings, phone calls, emails, messageboard posts, radio show, and any other
Updated 07-28-2011 at 09:43 PM by rwallace
Oh my, the "offseason" is over. Kids are back or coming back soon to Fall campus practise. Media Relations personnel are back or coming back soon to finish off their prep work for the start of the preseason. Conference media days, team media days, website changes, and new logos/uniforms/names/fields/rosters are all finishing up for the beginning.
EXCITEMENT is building all across the land.
We at College Sporting News are gearing up too. New partners
In the huddle the play was called 370 A Middle. On third down and 10 with 14 seconds left, the legend began. Tracy Ham dropped back and found Frankie Johnson in the back of the endzone to win the first of Erk Russell's three NCAA Division I National Championships at Georgia Southern University. The play would become known as "The Catch" in GSU lore.
The legendary bald eagle. Erk Russell is a Football Championship Subdivision icon. He is the spirit of GSU and the FCS. He created every significant