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  • Blog Post: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    1-15! That is the mark that the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have put up in their first two years in MWC play. Im not sure this year will be a whole lot better, even with 48 lettermen back including 13 starters. The seat is getting hot under norm chow as his team in yet another rebuilding year. Preview &...
  • Blog Post: San Jose State Spartans 2014 Football, Preview

    The San Jose Spartans had a great year in 2012, going 11-2, but they couldn’t sustain that last year as they fell to 6-6 and missed out on a bowl game. This year looks like a rebuilding year as they are the least experienced team in the MWC, which could mean another bowl season on the sidelines...
  • Blog Post: UNLV Rebels 2014 Football, Preview

    The UNLV Rebels had not won more than 2 games in a year in Bobby Hauck’s first 3 season at the helm, but last year they bagged 7 wins to grab a bow bid for the first time since 2000. This year they are not allowed to be in a bowl, but still this will be a decent team again and capable of at least...
  • Blog Post: San Diego State Aztecs 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    The San Diego State Aztecs have now had 4 winning years in a row, with the last 3 being under the guidance of Rocky Long. This year they there is rebuilding to do on both sides of the ball as the Aztecs are rated 104th in the nation in experience and have just 4 starters back on defense. This team should...
  • Blog Post: Nevada Wolf Pack 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    The Nevada Wolf Pack are not used to losing seasons, but they had a rare one in Brian Polian’s first year, going just 4-8 on the season. Now the players have had a year to get used to his energy and schemes and with 17 starters back they should be a much improved team this year. Preview & schedule...
  • Blog Post: Fresno State Bulldogs 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    The Fresno State Bulldogs had an impressive 11-2 season last year and that includes beating Utah State in the MWC Title game. The Las Vegas Bowl was not kind to the as they lost by 25 points to USC. This year QB Derek Carr is gone, but this team still rates as the favorite to represent the West Division...
  • Blog Post: New Mexico Lobos 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    The New Mexico Lobos had a total of 3 wins in the 3 years prior to Bob Davie becoming HC, but in his 2 years here has done a fine job recruiting and have guided the Lobos to 7 wins over that stretch. He still has a lot of work to do, but this team is on the right track. Preview & schedule are below...
  • Blog Post: Wyoming Cowboys 2014 Football Schedule, Preview

    The Wyoming Cowboys are off back to back losing seasons, which prompted the dismissal of head coach Dave Christensen after 5 years of service. In steps Craig Bohl, who won 3 straight FCS National Titles at North Dakota State. 16 starters are back for the Cowboys, but will it be enough to get them back...
  • Blog Post: Air Force Falcons 2014 Football Preview

    After playing in 6 straight bowl games in Troy Calhoun’s first 6 years at the helm of the Air Force Falcons , the team plummeted to a 2-10 record last year. The Falcons were a very inexperienced team last year, but this year they rate the 23rd most experienced team in the nation and the most experienced...
  • Blog Post: Colorado State Rams 2014 Football Preview

    Jim McElwain was brought in to turn the Colorado State Rams and after going just 4-8 in his first year, the Rams bounced back with a solid 8-6 last year that ended with a miracle comeback over Washington State in the New Mexico Bowl. Now he has 12 starters back and the 3rd best recruiting class in the...
  • Blog Post: Utah State Aggies 2014 Football Preview

    The Utah State Aggies had a very good year in 2013 as they won the Mountain Division and then beat Northern Illinois in the Poinsettia Bowl. That was their 3 rd bowl appearance in a row and even though they have just 8 total returning starters this year, they should make it 4 bowl games in a row. Preview...
  • Blog Post: Boise State Broncos 2014 Football Preview

    The Boise State Broncos piled up 5 losses last year, which was their most since 1998. It was Chris Petersen’s last year at the helm, as he has moved on to Washington. In steps Bryan Harsin, who inherits a veteran team that should have a great shot at winning the MWC, which they have yet to do since...
  • Blog Post: Purdue Boilermakers 2014 Football Preview

    After going to a bowl game in 2011 and 2012, the Purdue Boilermakers plummeted last year to a 1-11 record, including going 0-8 in the Big 10 and they were outgained by 241.3 ypg in Big 10 play. That is a lot of ground to make and with 15 starters back they have a shot at making up some of that ground...
  • Blog Post: Illinois Fighting Illini 2014 Football Preview

    Tim Beckman has gone from 2 to 4 wins in his first two years guiding the Illinois Fighting Illini and if that trend continues this year, then Illinois may just break their 2 year bowl drought. 14 starters and 48 lettermen back give them a real shot at doing so. Preview & schedule are below Gone...
  • Blog Post: Minnesota Golden Gophers 2014 Football Preview

    Jerry Kill may have a few health issues, but the guy can flat out coach. In his first year he took over a team that went 3-9 and he duplicated that mark, but in his last 2 years the Minnesota Golden Gophers have won 6 and 8 games respectively. This year they have 15 starters back and should again field...
  • Blog Post: Northwestern Wildcats 2014 Football Preview

    The Northwestern Wildcats had a rough 5-7 last year and missed the post season for the first time since 2007. This year they have 55 lettermen back, including 17 starters and look to make it back to the post season, while also being a player in the newly formed Big 10 West. Preview & schedule are...
  • Blog Post: Nebraska Cornhuskers 2014 Football Preview

    Despite some off the field distractions last year, the Nebraska Cornhuskers managed a 9-4 season and a Gator Bowl victory of the Georgia Bulldogs. This year they have just 11 starters back and lose QB Martinez, so duplicating last year’s 9 wins may be a bit difficult. Preview & schedule are...
  • Blog Post: Iowa Hawkeyes 2014 Football Preview

    The Iowa Hawkeyes went 8-5 last year bouncing back from a disastrous 2012 campaign, in which they went 4-8. This year they have 13 starters back and a rather easy schedule, which means this will be a dangerous team in the newly formed Big 10 West Division. Preview & Schedule are below. The Hawkeyes...
  • Blog Post: Wisconsin Badgers 2014 Football Preview

    The Wisconsin Badgers went 9-4 last year, but their season did end on a sour note with losses to Penn State and South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl. This year the badgers have major rebuilding to do on defense, but a rather easy schedule may just have them in the Big 10 title game this year. Preview...
  • Blog Post: Rutgers Scarlet Knights 2014 Football Preview

    The Rutgers Scarlet Knights went just 6-7 overall in their last season in the AAC, but still they did make it to their 3rd bowl game in a row. This year they take a big jump in competition and have 16 starters back to do so with, but will it be enough to get them to their 4th bowl game in a row? Preview...
  • Blog Post: Penn State Nittany Lions 2014 Football Preview

    The Penn State Nittany Lions went 15-9 in the two years under Bill O’Brien, but after promising to stick around, he has now bolted off to the NFL. In steps Ex-Vanderbilt coach James Franklin and while the starting roster looks fine, the NCAA sanctions have really taken away their depth. This may...
  • Blog Post: Indiana Hoosiers 2014 Football Preview

    The Indiana Hoosiers have not had a winning season since 2007, which was the last time they went to a bowl game as well. This year there are 17 starters back and it will be Kevin Wilson’s best team year at Indiana, but can their defense improve enough to get them to a bowl game? Preview & schedule...
  • Blog Post: Maryland Terrapins 2014 Football Preview

    The Maryland Terrapins have not played up to expectations the last few years, although they did reach a bowl game last year, losing 30-21 to Marshall. Injuries have hurt this team the last few years and if they stay healthy then they have a shot at a very nice season in their first year in the Big 10...
  • Blog Post: Michigan Wolverines 2014 Football Preview

    The Michigan Wolverines have regressed in each of the last 2 years, since Brady Hoke’s year in which they went 11-2. This year the Wolverines are a very deep team, but it is also Brady’s youngest team at Michigan yet. Cracking the top 2 in the newly formed Big 10 East will be tough, but they...
  • Blog Post: Ohio State Buckeyes 2014 Football Preview

    The Ohio State Buckeyes went 24-0 in Urban Meyers 1st 24 games, but coming into this year they have now lost their last 2 games in a row, after losing in the Big 10 title game to Michigan State and then in a thrilling Orange Bowl game to Clemson. The Buckeyes have to rebuild some on offense, but this...