Today is the media day for the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The following are the results of the media poll and preseason All-Conference teams:
Team (first-place votes)Points
1. UNI (29)316
2. North Dakota State (6)275
3. Southern Illinois (1)207
4. South Dakota State 172
5. Illinois State 169
6. Indiana State 168
7. Western Illinois 151
8. Youngstown State 88
9. Missouri State 74
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 10:43 PM by rwallace
The following are the days for the Media Days. Most now are just teleconferences but a few still meet in person.
Big Sky Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Big South Conference
Just received the press release (see below) that the title game this season will be moved from Friday to Saturday. The new time is noon central (Frisco time) on Saturday, January 7 and will still be televised on the ESPN network
I like the move as Saturdays are meant for college football. Also, I believe it will be easier for folks to get to the game--just fly in on Friday night and come
With the end of the NFL Lockout and the ensuing mass signing of undrafted free agents afterwards, to me three signings of FCS players will have long-lasting impacts on the franchises in question.
[B]1. [I]CB T.J. Heath, Jacksonville State[/I] (Jacksonville Jaguars).[/B] The guy who called himself "Mr. All-American" at Jacksonville State may not have had as statistically dominant a senior year as his tools might suggest (6'0, a low speed of 4.40 in the 40 yard dash), but