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South Alabama upset Troy, and LSU’s loss to the Trojans somehow looks even worse

South Alabama seems to get somebody every year. This year, apparently it’s Troy. The Trojans are riding high after beating LSU two weeks ago. The previously 1-4 Jaguars brought them back down to earth with a dominant defensive performance in a 19-8 win. For LSU, this doesn’t look good transitively. Despite the Trojans’ win over […]

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Do 2018 college football recruits even remember your team’s last national title?

Jan 1, 2000. If you’re a college football recruit in the class of 2018, that is roughly the average of when you were born. You were a Y2K baby. And the lens through which current recruits view college football is far different than the average fan. Two things recently hammered home this point for me. […]

NCAA Football: New Orleans Bowl-Southern Mississippi at UL Lafayette

Southern Miss football could be even wilder than normal in 2017. Hell yes.

On a soupy Friday night in Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl, Alabama opened its 1954 season exactly as it had opened 1953: with a loss to Mississippi Southern. Alabama’s Bobby Luna dropped a punt snap, setting the Southerners up inside the Tide 30. Four plays later, Brooks Tisdale ran 18 yards around left end for the game’s […]