2015-2016 Football Previews (MAC) – Golden Flashes The Kent State Golden Flashes had a season to forget in 2014, but they do deserve credit for fighting right up until the end. They spoiled Akron’s season by winning over the Zips in the last game of the regular season. Coach Haynes and his staff are hoping […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (MAC)- Zips The Akron Zips started the season 4-2 last year before falling off and losing five of their last six games. The Zips had expected to get to a bowl game, but their rivals from Kent State upset them in their final game to keep them out of bowl eligibility. Expectations […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (MAC)- Minutemen The UMass Minutemen weren’t expected to be as competitive as they were a year ago. They went 1-11 in 2012 and 2013. They had a season win total of 1.5 last year. The Minutemen picked up 3 wins. UMass now returns 19 starters (most in the MAC), including star quarterback […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (MWC) – Spartans The San Jose State Spartans are hoping to take a decent leap in the right direction in head coach Ron Caragher’s third season at the helm. The team contains a solid amount of young talent, but the question is whether or not the coaching staff can get the most out of the youth, turning potential […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (MAC) – Bobcats The Ohio Bobcats return 10 starters on offense and 8 starters on defense. They were up and down all through the 2014 season. They’ll try to improve back to the level they were at a few years ago when they went 10-4 and 9-4 in 2011 and 2012.
2015-2016 Football Previews (MAC) – Falcons The Bowling Green Falcons won eight games in Dino Babers’ first season with the team. The Falcons had problems with inconsistency last year. They couldn’t seem to seal the deal in key situations. They lost their last three regular season games before closing the season with a bowl win […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (AAC) – Owls I think it is safe to say the Temple Owls are trying to figure out exactly what they are on the football field. It seems they have found a conference home in the American and now they need to figure out how to be one of those programs that […]
2015-2016 Football Previews (MWC) – Rebels The UNLV Rebels have made a huge coaching gamble. The team has hired Tony Sanchez from Bishop Gorman. That’s right. Bishop Gorman — the high school.
2015 Football Previews – (SEC) – Auburn A whole lot went right for the Auburn Tigers during the team’s 2013 run to the national title game. The team enjoyed two of the greatest and most memorable plays in the history of college football along the way – Ricardo Louis’s catch against Georgia, and Chris Davis’s […]
2015 Football Previews – (ACC) – Miami After another disappointing season for the Miami Hurricanes, the hot seat under Al Golden is getting even hotter. Fans of the program are losing their patience as the team continues to be mired in mediocrity. And the issue certainly has been the talent, as evidenced by the litany of representation […]
2015 Football Previews – (SEC) – Georgia The SEC East was ripe for the taking last season, but the Georgia Bulldogs just had too many missteps to take advantage. The team will field another solid roster that will flirt with a top 10 ranking in the AP poll this upcoming season, but many will question the […]
2015 Football Previews – (ACC) – Cavaliers Virginia needed to go bowling a year ago in order to save head coach Mike London’s job – or so we all thought. The Cavaliers went 5-7, picking up just a single victory after Oct. 4. Last season, but London returns for a sixth season. London is a good […]
2015 Football Previews – (SEC) – Crimson Tide While the Alabama Crimson Tide were not able to break through and win a national title this past season, the team was once again right in the thick of the title hunt, winning the SEC and qualifying for the inaugural College Football Playoff, where they lost to the eventual […]
2015 Football Previews – (SEC) – Tennessee The Tennessee Volunteers are starting to come out the other end of what’s been a very long rebuild for a proud program. The Volunteers were once a breeding ground for NFL talent, and appears headed in the right direction in its efforts to get back to that elite level.
2015 Football Previews – (SEC) – Gators The Florida Gators gave Will Muschamp his last chance a year ago, and he didn’t do enough to save his job. Now Jim McElwain takes over in Gainesville with an eye on turning the Gators around in a hurry, but all signs point to a rebuilding year.
2015 Football Previews – (ACC) – Virginia Tech The Virginia Tech Hokies have won at least 10 games in eight consecutive seasons from 2004 through 2011, but has gone just 19-13 against FBS opponents over the last three seasons, and 7-6 in 2014. The Hokie defense remains among the best in the country, but finding some […]