1. Rivals Sacks the Sunbelt in Their Midseason FBS Rankings...Again

    Rivals.com put out their midseason full FBS rankings. Here is Rivals's ranking of the sunbelt. 71. Troy (3-2)79. Arkansas State (1-3)80. Middle Tennessee (3-2)87. Louisiana-Lafayette (3-2)90...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about over 4 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  2. Why is No One Talking About the Idaho Vandals?

    I am shocked by the overall lack for press given to Rob Akey's Idaho Vandals for their play this year and the underliying lack of respect. Not from "football insiders"—ESPN put Idaho vs. a good Colorado State team on TV...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 1,720 reads 12 comments

  3. UNT-ULL: Will Lafayette Tackle Well Enough To Beat UNT?

    The bye week has come and gone for the UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns and the North Texas Mean Green, restoring both teams to near full strength and now the fans of both teams are chomping at the bit for the coin-flip...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  4. Week Five: Troy Retakes the Sunbelt Lead

    Troy absolutely crushed Middle Tennessee on Tuesday in a statement game. What was the statement? "The rumours of our demise are greatly exaggerated?" "Unlike Arkansas State, Middle Tennessee ...

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  5. Its Time For Top Eastern FCS Schools To Form a Coalition To Move To FBS

    For over 10 years, the University of Massachusetts, an FCS sometimes-powerhouse,  has pined for FBS membership.  Specifically they have wanted admission into the Big East with its somewhat ...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 2,463 reads 3 comments

  6. Things I'd Like To See UNT Work On During The Bye Week

    The North Texas Mean Green has the week off to get healthy, work on problem areas, and prepare for a tough road game against UL-Lafayette.  I have come up with a list of things I'd like to see the Mean Green work on...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 283 reads 1 comments

  7. The Sunbelt is Once More America's Weakest FBS Conference.

    Only one team in the Sunbelt has a winning record after four weeks. No other conference can say that. Perhaps the most disappointing start to the year belongs to Florida Atlantic, where Howard Schnellenberger's Owls are 0-3...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 244 reads 0 comments

  8. Dwight Dasher, Blue Raiders Crush UNT Upset Hopes 37-21 in Denton

    Middle Tennessee State proved again why they should be mentioned as one of the early favorites for the Sunbelt title in crushing the North Texas Mean Green 37-21 in Denton...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  9. Is the BCS Ready To Admit the MWC or is Something Else in the Works?

    There have been a number of excellent articles on Bleacher Report lately about the Mountain West Conference and their chances of getting into the BCS...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 177 reads 6 comments

  10. MTSU-UNT: Blue Raiders Come to Denton Primed for Upset?

    The world loves Middle Tennessee State University this week. They have beaten a Conference USA school and an ACC school in their offseason slate and come to Denton to face a team they destroyed, 52-13, last year and, 48-28, the year before...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 406 reads 8 comments

  11. It's Week Three and the Last of the Sunbelt Unbeatens Has Fallen

    Previously unbeaten Sunbelt squad UL Lafayette lost this week. This means there will once again be no chance of a cinderella Sunbelt school sneaking into a BCS bowl. Sure, technically not a suprise, but still worth reporting...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  12. Structuring CIS for Long-Term Growth: Step One: Define Revenue Sources

    As I stated in my initial call to action article on Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS—Canada's version of NCAA Division I) the seemingly imminent loss of Simon Fraser University to the ...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 392 reads 0 comments

  13. Structuring CIS for Long-Term Growth: Step Two: Expansion for Stability

    As I stated in the initial call to action article in this series on Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS—Canada's version of NCAA Division I) the seemingly imminent loss of Simon ...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 310 reads 5 comments

  14. Will Canadian Universities Achieve Something US Colleges Have Not?

    Will all member Universities achieve high caliber competition with self-sufficient budgets? With the recent announcement of Simon Fraser University's imminent defection from Canadian Interuniversity ...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  15. UFL Coaches Pass Muster... or Do They?

    Denny Green, Jim Fassel, Jim Haslett, and Ted Cottrell. Three former NFL head coaches and a high profile former NFL defensive coordinator...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 260 reads 1 comments

  16. The UFL "Premiere Season": Why the UFL Will Likely See a Season Two

    The concept of the UFL's sampler platter of an initial season, the so branded "Premiere Season" strategy really should be appreciated for what it is: Apparent Brilliance. It seems like a truly innovative concept...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 459 reads 0 comments

  17. North Texas-Alabama: UNT without QB RIley Dodge to face #4 Alabama

    This game will be ugly. The score will probably be ugly too although UNT will probably add a late TD or two to make it less ugly. Still the components are there for this game to be similar to the Georgia/Hawaii Sugar Bowl of a few seasons back...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 1,350 reads 7 comments

  18. What We Know About The Sunbelt After Week 2

    A few years back, a TV announcer made the following statement that I have always thought was quite insightful: "In college football, the more talented team wins 80% of the time." The comment is all at once insightful and simple...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  19. UNT Dominates Ohio Early; Crumbles Late To Lose 31-30 In Double OT

    UNT did pretty much everything a team could do but win the game on saturday vs. the Ohio Bobcats.  They dominated the Ohio offense for most of the game, making both of Ohio's platooning QBs look very ordinary in the first three quarters of the game..

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  20. Is The UFL "The Mirror Of Erised" For Frustrated Pro Football Fans?

    In the Harry Potter books, the Mirror of Erised is a mirror that reflects the desires of the viewer. I think there is a myth or noun that means an item in which everyone sees something different that they cherish, but I could not recall it...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 327 reads 2 comments

  21. The CFL in Moncton: A Winning Idea

    After reading the Amazing Steve Thompson's latest bleacher report, "CFL Targets Wrong City in Moncton," I feel strongly compelled to disagree. Moncton is not the Canadian Football League's goal...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 439 reads 2 comments

  22. Can the UNT Mean Green Beat the Ohio Bobcats?

    Yes. But it won't be easy and it certainly is not a given. The University of Ohio Bobcats were a hard luck team in 2008 that lost a few games in the last minutes last year that they probably should have won...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 154 reads 1 comments

  23. What a UNT (or Sunbelt) Fan Should Take Out of the First Week of Games

    For UNT fans, hope. Not hope for winning the conference, but rather hope for being competitive and entertaining all season. There are good reasons to think UNT will spend the entire season off the ESPN bottom 10 this year...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  24. SFU to Leave Candian Interuniversity Sport for NCAA DII? It needs to be stopped.

    I was moderately suprised to see Simon Fraser leaving Canadian Interuniversity Sport to become a member of the NCAA's Division II...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 261 reads 2 comments

  25. North Texas Mean Green Football: 2009 Season Preview

    Presenting the most detailed preview of a 120th ranked team in FBS you will ever read. I am a struggling writer, not a news reporter, so the opinions expressed here are my own combined with data mined from other sites to form a handy season guide...

    Tobi Writes Written by Tobi Writes about almost 5 years ago 357 reads 3 comments