Whether Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) fans are going to appreciate it or not, a large part of this blog - especially during the football off-season - will focus on the happenings of several schools who are in the process or closely examining a move to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
To ignore the events is to ignore what could shape up to be the bricks and mortar of what the Southland Conference (SLC) becomes over the next five, 10, 15 years.
Updated 02-08-2010 at 07:23 PM by jplotkin
You can make the case, of course, that any number of New Orleans Saints would get the credit for their victory in Super Bowl XLIV this past Sunday. You could start with the MVP, [B]QB Drew Brees[/B], and rapidly go to [B]CB Tracy Porter[/B], Hofstra football alumnus [B]WR Marques Colston [/B]or even K[B] Garrett Hartley[/B]. But the guy who's getting the most love? The [URL="http://www.suntimes.com/sports/jensen/2035234,CST-SPT-sean08.article"]pride of Eastern Illinois[/URL], [B]Sean
Updated 02-09-2010 at 10:31 AM by Chuck B.
Just wanted to note the contribution the top tier of NCAA Championship Football has in this year's Super Bowl.
New Orleans Saints
Sean Payton Eastern Illinois Coach
12 Marques Colston Hofstra WR
42 Darren Sharper William & Mary FS
74 Jermon Bushrod Towson T
Rod Harper WR Murray State
Reggie Jones CB Portland State
Marcus Mailei FB Weber State
In the days since the UTSA announcement that they would be bypassing the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) for the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), even if that means they are an independent, there has been plenty of discussion.
One site - [url=http://www.utsatailgaters.com/]UTSATailgaters.com[/url] announced on their new section that the school's future schedule will include "Oklahoma State, Army, Air Force, Navy, SMU, and Houston, just to name a few. 2013 HOME OPENER
Updated 02-07-2010 at 05:39 PM by jplotkin
The big news of the week around the Southern and Big South Conferences, of course, has been the results of Signing Day 2010. All 16 schools have signed a new set of players intended to fill gaps on the squad and provide depth. Here are a couple of quick thoughts about the signing day results.
From a quantity standpoint, the number of players signed covered a fairly wide range. The lists go from 12 players at VMI and 14 at both Elon and Furman to 26 at Samford and 24 at The Citadel.