Now that they are about to play their first college football game at the Division I level, allow me to introduce you to Dixie State University, one of the newest D1 members to become part of the Western Athletic Conference’s revival of football. They get their name from being located in the “Dixie” region of southern Utah. The university itself is located in St. George, but … [Read more...] about Dixie Ain’t a State: It’s Time to Be Trailblazers for Real
Sixth men in basketball aren’t the most recognizable players. MAC basketball fans probably know who is the first player off the bench for their own team, but not so much for the others. I watch basketball, but I’m far from a great basketball mind. I know my team decently well, and learning about the rest of these players was fun. I pulled every teams stats and made a list of … [Read more...] about The 6th Men of the MAC
The day after WAC announced their future triumphant return to the college football ranks, the Atlantic Sun announced their intentions to do the same, trying to ultimately reach the FBS-level. Just look at the tweets below: We are happy to announce the additions of @ucasports, @ekusports and @jsugamecocks into the league! With this expansion, we also introduce FCS … [Read more...] about The Atlantic Sun Wants FBS Football. What’s It Mean For the D1 Landscape?
The Broncos have been painfully close to getting another appearance in the MAC Championship game almost every year since Tim Lester took over. The only time that’s a bad thing is when the previous coach out recruited the conference by a mile, left the roster stacked, and went undefeated before a New Year’s Six bowl game. Well, would you look at that. In that context it’s … [Read more...] about How Close Has Western Michigan Been to the MAC Championship Game?
In the first month of 2021, big conference realignment news has shifted the FCS football landscape as the WAC added five schools – four from the Southland and Southern Utah from the Big Sky – with intentions to start play in FCS football in 2021. The Losers Seattle and Chicago State Lost in the excitement of the new additions were the increased challenges Seattle and … [Read more...] about So What’s Next For The WAC and Southland?