1. 25 Suggestions to Make NCAA Athletic Programs More Profitable

    With the lingering economic downturn, NCAA division I members are cutting athletic programs to keep their athletic programs afloat...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 1,792 reads 21 comments

  2. UNT- ULM: Mean Green CBs, OL, Offensive staff Fail to Deliver in 33-6 ULM Romp

    As my wife and I approached the stadium today, a lady came up to us and said that her friends had decided not to show and she had two extra tickets that we could have for free. It was all down hill from there...

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  3. Will Athletic Budgets be Used to Classify Division I Schools After 2010?

    The NCAA imposed a moratorium until 2010 on any schools starting the upgrade process to move up to Division I. The stated reason was to reconsider the rules a school will follow to become or remain a member of Division I...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 3,787 reads 4 comments

  4. Could Certain Schools Legitimately Succeed as FCS or Even FBS Members?

    A few years ago, I culled through the schools that participate in athletics in a level below the three DI NCAA classifications that might legitimately consider playing football at a higher level...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 1,100 reads 1 comments

  5. North Texas Faces a Tough UL-Monroe Warhawks Team in Denton

    ULM is a mentally tough team. They sit at 4-4 overall, but their four losses are to Sunbelt powerhouse Troy and 3 BCS schools...

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  6. What Would Happen If the CFL Failed?

    I was studying the correlation between poorly attended Canadian Interuniversity Sports sponsored football games and Canadian Football League teams and getting annoyed, as I often do...

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  7. Why Colt McCoy Is Boise State's Best Friend

    I have read a lot of articles about what it will take to get Boise into the BCS. Frankly, I disagree with most of them. To me, the answer to Boise's BCS dilemma is fairly simple. Boise needs Colt McCoy and the University of Texas to win out...

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  8. Fix Your Danged Stadium Already! (No. 3: Rice University)

    In honor of Halloween, here is the third in my series on problem stadiums that haunt programs at the FBS level. These recommendations were originally conceived in a thread I wrote a few years back at Collegesportsinfo...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 2,944 reads 2 comments

  9. Hawaii Warriors: Time for Greg McMackin to Step Out of June Jones's Shadow

    I'll admit it.  I am a bigger fan of Greg McMackin than I am of June Jones. I'd like to see McMackin make it in Hawaii.  I'd like to see him outpace Jones, but so far the results aren't there...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 274 reads 8 comments

  10. UNT Slams the Door on WKU In Fourth Quarter In Wild 68-49 Win

    Chalk one up to the players. With a season full of heartbreaking near losses that had the fans on the verge of running the coaching staff out of town, the North Texas Mean Green sat ...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 81 reads 2 comments

  11. Dregs of the FBS Dregs Bowl 2009 could add 4 years to UNT rebuilding plan

    UNT has their best chance for turning this season around this week when they host the WKU Hilltoppers. Both schools have developing football programs. UNT is about a year of FBS level talent acquisition ahead of Western Kentucky...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  12. With North Texas' Tobe Nwigwe Gone for Season, Team in Need of Heart Transplant

    It you don't closely follow the UNT Mean Green, or at least the Sun Belt Conference you may not know the name Tobe Nwigwe. NFL scouts see him as one of the few players on the UNT roster that has flashed NFL talent...

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  13. Would The Gang Of 5 Do It Again? Could They leave the MWC for a BCS bid?

    In the late 1990's, The gang of 5 (BYU, Utah, Colorado State, Air Force, and Wyoming) hatched a plan to leave the WAC.  They took the three best remaining TV markets/programs in the WAC and broke away to start their own conference...

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  14. Troy Obliterates UNT Defense On Way To Blow Out Win.

    I try to be a positive writer.  I look for positives in defeat because defeat can teach you more then winning if you are willing to play attention.  Plus, if you cannot find positives on which to improve, losses are devistating...

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  15. If The Mean Green Can Put Together 4 Good Quarters They Will Beat Troy

    Can they do it? Maybe. UNT has shown an ability to hang with every team they have played this year with the exception of Alabama. Game 1: Beat Ball State triggering a collapse in confidence for the Cardinals...

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  16. Fix Your Danged Stadium Already! (No. 2: Kent State University)

    Halloween is a day nearer, so here is the second in my series on problem stadiums that haunt programs at the FBS level. These recommendations were originally conceived in a thread I wrote a few years back at Collegesportsinfo...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 1,348 reads 0 comments

  17. Fix Your Danged Stadium Already! (No. 1: Eastern Michigan University)

    In honor of fast-approaching Halloween, I am doing a series on problem stadiums that haunt programs at the FBS level.  These recommendations were originally conceived in a thread I wrote a few years back at Collegesportsinfo...

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  18. Hey Sun Belt Conference, Expand Or Die

    OK, so maybe a more accurate headline would be, "Expand or Stagnate" or "Expand or Wilt," but those are not nearly as attention-getting and I need your attention.  This is important...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 4,059 reads 20 comments

  19. UFL Suffers Brutal Attendence Numbers For Game Four

    OK, so the picture is not of AT&T Park on Saturday.  But it does get to the core of the issue. The UFL drew 6,341 fans to 41,503 seat AT&T stadium. This is officially a crisis. AT&T Park was the XFL's best stadium...

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  20. Hey You UNT Fans Who Want Todd Dodge's Head: Now Is Not the Time for That

    A lot of North Texas fans want Todd Dodge's head today. I think they need to back up and look at things logically rather than emotionally. UNT's AD has said that if Dodge's team is competitive this season Dodge will be retained for next season...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 765 reads 2 comments

  21. UNT Does a Ton of Things Right, Still Falls to Howard Schellenberger

    Lost in the fury of UNT fans over a now 14 game conference losing streak is the fact that UNT DID show improvement in a lot of areas in this week's loss to Howard Schnellenberger's Florida Atlantic Owls...

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  22. ULM Announces They Are a Contender with Smashmouth Win Over ASU

    The news of the week had to be ULM's impressive win over Arkansas State. Coming into the game, ASU was widely considered the second best team in the Sunbelt and ULM something of a mirage...

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  23. Following Collapse Against ULL, UNT Returns To Denton To Play FAU

    North Texas played tough enough on the road for three quarters to win vs. UL Lafayette's Ragin' Cajuns, but unfortunately for Mean Green fans, they could not overcome early mistakes, ...

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  24. UFL moves Locomotives' Third Game Moved to Las Vegas in likely corrective action

    The UFL's Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced the league will be moving the third home game for the Las Vegas Locomotives to Las Vegas. It was originally scheduled to be played in Los Angeles...

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  25. Will the UFL's Atrocious First Week Attendance Numbers Sink the New League?

    The UFL silently opened play last week in Las Vegas at 45,000-seat Sam Boyd Stadium in front of an annouced crowd of 14,209, although reports suggested the actual number of fans in attendance was much lower...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 3,173 reads 9 comments