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College Football's Top 15 Coaches on the Rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Coaching in the college football ranks is no easy task. The pressure to win and produce at a high level is higher than ever before. And as a result of the pressure, programs can’t wait for five seasons to give a coach time to produce a winning record. Getting the hire right is critical to any college football program. Change in any college football offseason is inevitable. There will...

Conference USA Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Could Conference USA have a contender for the Group of 5 bowl spot among college football’s top postseason destinations? WKU is a team to watch as the Hilltoppers return an explosive offense behind quarterback Brandon Doughty. The senior headlines the All-Conference USA team, along with two other members from WKU’s offense on the first team. In addition to WKU’s...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

Conference USA Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 2 days ago
Conference USA is a slightly behind the Mountain West and American Athletic in the pecking order for Group of 5 conferences. However, Conference USA had a team (Marshall) in the running for one of college football’s top bowl games last year, and the league could have another in 2015. WKU will be a team to watch behind quarterback Brandon Doughty, as the Hilltoppers return seven...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #61-80

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 61-80 rankings release features more teams from the Power 5 leagues, as well as some predicted...

WKU Hilltoppers 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
As far as entertainment value, there was no better ticket in college football late last season than Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers defeated Marshall in overtime and then defeated Central Michigan in a bowl game. The two games totaled 230 points and each were decided by one point. With seven starters — including a quarterback and running back — returning on offense, WKU is built...

College Football's Top 25 Offensive Triplets for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 week ago
Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers are glamour positions in college football. While offensive linemen and defensive players are just as important to winning a title, it’s no secret the skill players and quarterbacks grab the attention and headlines. With that in mind, Athlon has ranked the top 25 triplets in college football for the 2015 season. How did we compile the...

Recap: Western Ky vs. Central Mich

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Doughty threw for 486 yards and five first-half touchdowns as Western Kentucky rolled out to a huge lead then shook off a shocking final series of plays to a 49-48 victory over Central Michigan in the inaugural Bahamas Bowl. Doughty completed 31 of his 42 tries for the Hilltoppers (8-5), with Anthony Wales and Leon Allen adding a rushing score...

Chippewas meet Hilltoppers in inaugural Bahamas Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Entering postseason play with identical 7-5 records, the Central Michigan Chippewas and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers will take part in the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl a day before Christmas at Thomas Robinson National Stadium. Central Michigan enjoyed a strong 2014 campaign, finishing 5-3 in Mid-American Conference play. This is Central Michigan's...

Bahamas Bowl Preview and Prediction: Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky

By Mark Ross, 7 months 2 weeks ago
The inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl will reunite Central Michigan and Western Kentucky as postseason foes, but don’t expect either team to complain. From a destination standpoint, it doesn’t get much better than Nassau in the Bahamas, even if the game takes place on Christmas Eve. Two seasons ago, the Chippewas and Hilltoppers met in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit to...