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NCAA College Football Preview: Rice Owls vs. Texas A&M Aggies
For Rice University football, the struggle for wins has always been too real — as was illustrated by their 1-5 start last season. But that team displayed a tremendous amount of resiliency by finishing with a 7-6 record, including a [...]
Carl Pelini Resigns, Shows Lack of Maturity in Illegal Usage of Drugs
In a world where everything you do is highly monitored and magnified, coaches and athletes are in the higher end of the magnification spectrum. On Wednesday afternoon, Florida Atlantic Owls head coach Carl Pelini was forced to resign for illegal [...]
NCAA College Football Preview: North Texas vs. Georgia
The 9th-ranked University of Georgia Bulldogs are off to a 1-1 start and are coming off a bye week. They will be facing a North Texas Mean Green team that represents a considerable drop off in competition from their last two opponents, Clemson [...]
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Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 44 Tulsa Golden Hurricane
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will likely be the favorites to win the Conference USA title next season. Although it isn’t the strongest conference in the nation, the Golden Hurricane are slowly, but surely, putting it on the map with their [...]
Rant Sports College Football Top 100 Rankings: No. 48 East Carolina Pirates
Head coach Ruffin McNeill and the East Carolina Pirates come in at no. 48 on our College Football Top 100 Rankings, and they’re within the top-50 for good reason. Following an 8-5 campaign in 2012 which culminated in a narrow [...]
Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 86 Rice Owls
We always talk about teams that finish strong in one season, carrying that momentum over to the following one. While they are ranked on the lower end of our list, there aren’t many more teams in the country that are [...]
Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 97 Marshall Thunder Herd
Thankfully, the college football season is just 97 days away. With that in mind, it’s time to preview team No. 97 in the Rant Sports 100 in 100 series: the Marshall Thundering Herd. Let’s be honest: last season was a huge disappointment for [...]
UNC-Charlotte Begins Journey to FBS Level Football
The UNC-Charlotte campus has not seen an American football game on their campus since 1948. A sight as simple as the end-zone pylon pictured above is not a normal sight among the 49er faithful. While UNC-Charlotte students could tune in [...]
What Should UTSA Roadrunners’ 2013 Expectations Be?
The UTSA Roadrunners surprised a lot of people in the 2012 season by finishing with an impressive 8-4 record in their first year as an FBS school. In 2013 they will step up from the WAC and join Conference USA, [...]
New Year’s Eve Bowl Primer
As 2012 closes down and we move into 2013 there are some solid bowl games for us all to feast on. Particularly as you get ready to go out for your evening festivities. Wherever you go, make sure you’ve got a [...]