The Do’s And Don’ts Of Building A New Rivalry
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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Building A New Rivalry

August 5th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It mostly depends on who you’re asking. College football, and the rest of college athletics, firmly sits in either the post or mid-realignment era. While I personally believe the latter to be true, and that more moves are on...
Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?
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Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?

July 30th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It was recently reported by Sporting News that 2K Sports, proprietors of the popular NBA 2K series of video games, has reached out to at least 11 universities in an effort to license them for inclusion in a future release. Does...
Our Roots In Lafayette, LA
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Our Roots In Lafayette, LA

July 24th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
The article I had planned for this morning will have to wait for another day. I apologize from deviating from our normal schedule, but last night’s events warrant acknowledgement. Not including myself, this little corner of...
Unorthodox Improvements to Fans’ Game Day Experience
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Unorthodox Improvements to Fans’ Game Day Experience

July 17th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
By now the studies and numbers are well known. Attendance at major college sporting events, specifically football, is down, and schools have been working for years to counteract this issue by improving fan experience. But does a...
Nobody Wants To Play Marshall
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Nobody Wants To Play Marshall

July 2nd, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
“The problem with a lot is that people don’t want to play us. We’re good. Some don’t even answer our phone calls or emails. We’re trying, believe me.” This is what it’s like scheduling for a G5 juggernaut, as told...
Hurricane Season Ten Years Later
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Hurricane Season Ten Years Later

June 16th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Growing up along the Gulf Coast, the events you use to measure the passage of time tend to differ from the rest of the country. Sure there are the championships, but I’m referring to more natural events. The first tropical...
The Real Debate About Alcohol At College Events
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The Real Debate About Alcohol At College Events

June 12th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
On the University of Maryland campus, they are having a debate that has become an annual rite of passage for the college football offseason. It never fails that once we are 75 to 100 days out from kickoff, a university brings up...
Why Do Football Schools Make Great Softball Programs?
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Why Do Football Schools Make Great Softball Programs?

June 1st, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
The semifinals have been played, with Florida defeating Auburn, and Michigan beating out LSU. Now the Gators and Big Blue meet in a much anticipated championship. Am I talking about softball, or the 2018 College Football Playoff?...
The NCAA Baseball Tournament’s 5 Most Interesting Regionals
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The NCAA Baseball Tournament’s 5 Most Interesting Regionals

May 26th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
The stage is set, and each of the roads to Omaha for the College World Series are clear. But some of these roads feature a little better scenery than others. Here is our list of the the NCAA baseball tournament’s 5 most...
Is The Playoff Bad For Bowls? Saban Thinks So.
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Is The Playoff Bad For Bowls? Saban Thinks So.

May 18th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It seems like there has to be a response every time Nick Saban answers a question, especially when that answer bucks public opinion. He’s earned those rebuttals, though. You don’t become as accomplished as he is in any...
Jameis Winston And Controlling The Story
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Jameis Winston And Controlling The Story

April 23rd, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
As we drew closer to the NFL Draft, we knew this story was inevitable. Maybe not necessarily this story, but something with the same sense and feel. Something that built on a prior incident, drawn out in NFL interviews and...
Dr. Hainline’s Battle To Make College Sports Safer
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Dr. Hainline’s Battle To Make College Sports Safer

April 20th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
At any given point, the NCAA oversees 420,000 student-athletes from 1,000 member institutions, competing in 23 different sports. It is estimated that, during a single athletic calendar year, there will be 5,880 injuries sustained...
Ole Miss And Regions Take A Stance On Financial Competency
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Ole Miss And Regions Take A Stance On Financial Competency

April 13th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Last week, Regions Bank announced a half a million dollar commitment to Ole Miss to develop what they are calling a first-of-its-kind financial education program for student athletes. It seems like a no-brainer. Not only is this...